Free & Equal https://www.freeandequal.org More Voices, More Choices Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:36:43 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9 Dennis Kucinich to Speak at United We Stand Fest UCLA https://www.freeandequal.org/dennis-kucinich-speak-united-stand-fest-ucla/ https://www.freeandequal.org/dennis-kucinich-speak-united-stand-fest-ucla/#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:46:30 +0000 https://www.freeandequal.org/?p=11621 LOS ANGELES, CA– Former U.S. Representative Dennis Kucinich is confirmed to speak at Free and Equal’s United We Stand Festival at UCLA on May 10th. During his sixteen years in Congress, Kucinich was an indefatigable advocate for the environment and for social justice. He continues to speak out against U.S. interventionism, the use of GMOs, and the Federal Reserve system. He […]

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UCLA Student Leaders Featured at United We Stand Fest https://www.freeandequal.org/ucla-student-leaders-featured-united-stand-fest/ https://www.freeandequal.org/ucla-student-leaders-featured-united-stand-fest/#comments Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:59:43 +0000 https://www.freeandequal.org/?p=11610 LOS ANGELES, CA– The United We Stand Festival at UCLA brings together honest artists, journalists/media, leaders, organizations, companies, and the people to shift their consciousness and awaken the masses to the problems our world faces. The festival will have many panel discussions on various issues. Student leaders from UCLA and elsewhere will take part in the Student Leadership & Education […]

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Chuck D of Public Enemy Talks United We Stand Fest on Abby Martin’s Breaking the Set https://www.freeandequal.org/chuck-d-public-enemy-talks-united-stand-fest-abby-martins-breaking-set/ https://www.freeandequal.org/chuck-d-public-enemy-talks-united-stand-fest-abby-martins-breaking-set/#comments Thu, 10 Apr 2014 02:08:06 +0000 https://www.freeandequal.org/?p=11585   LOS ANGELES, CA– Chuck D, frontman for legendary hip-hop group Public Enemy, appeared on Breaking the Set with Abby Martin on RT to discuss Free & Equal’s United We Stand Festival at UCLA on May 10th, where Public Enemy is a headlining performer and Abby Martin is a speaker. RT has a global reach of over 630 million people, […]

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Ben & Jerry to Address the United We Stand Festival https://www.freeandequal.org/ben-jerry-address-united-stand-festival/ https://www.freeandequal.org/ben-jerry-address-united-stand-festival/#comments Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:46:46 +0000 https://www.freeandequal.org/?p=11576 LOS ANGELES, CA– Ben Cohen & Jerry Greenfield, co-founders of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream, will address the audience of Free & Equal’s United We Stand Festival at UCLA on May 10th, 2014, via video. Ben and Jerry are known for their activism for social change. In the area of environmental justice, they support mandatory GMO labeling, and all Ben […]

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Revealed: Why Journalists Are Leaving US Networks… https://www.freeandequal.org/revealed-journalists-leaving-us-networks/ https://www.freeandequal.org/revealed-journalists-leaving-us-networks/#comments Mon, 14 Apr 2014 01:44:58 +0000 https://www.freeandequal.org/?p=11595 For too many years, journalism seemed to have lost its bearings and lost sight of the crucial function free and diverse speech plays in a democracy. That may finally be changing. In 2012, Amber Lyon stood up against her employer CNN International for censoring iRevolution, a documentary she made about human rights abuses in Bahrain. She now has her own […]

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United We Stand Fest Tickets on Sale Starting 4/4/14 at 10AM PT! https://www.freeandequal.org/united-stand-fest-tickets-sale-starting-4414-10am-pt/ https://www.freeandequal.org/united-stand-fest-tickets-sale-starting-4414-10am-pt/#comments Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:25:13 +0000 https://www.freeandequal.org/?p=11560 Who’s Ready to Awake the Nation? Tickets for Free & Equal’s United We Stand Festival at UCLA on May 10th are on sale Friday, April 4th, at 10:00AM PT/1:00PM EST at the UCLA Central Ticket Office and Ticketmaster! Tickets are at a revolutionary price of $17.76 plus fees, when applicable. All tickets are reserved seating. Hurry today and select your seats! […]

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McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission https://www.freeandequal.org/mccutcheon-v-federal-election-commission/ https://www.freeandequal.org/mccutcheon-v-federal-election-commission/#comments Sat, 05 Apr 2014 00:55:58 +0000 https://www.freeandequal.org/?p=11566 How far can the U.S. Supreme Court go serving the interests of the political elite before it all backfires? The Court’s decision (http://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/13pdf/12-536_e1pf.pdf) today, removing the limit on the amount of money an individual can donate to political campaigns, is so outrageous (though unsurprising after Citizens United) that it is bound to cause people to lose even more faith in […]

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Larry King is Keynote Speaker at the United We Stand Fest https://www.freeandequal.org/larry-king-keynote-speaker-united-stand-fest/ https://www.freeandequal.org/larry-king-keynote-speaker-united-stand-fest/#comments Thu, 27 Mar 2014 22:03:29 +0000 https://www.freeandequal.org/?p=11540 LOS ANGELES, CA– Iconic television & radio interviewer Larry King will be delivering a keynote address at Free & Equal’s United We Stand Festival, happening May 10th, 2014 at UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion, either in person or via satellite on the Pauley Pavilion video screens. The broadcasting legend has an impeccable career in the media. Larry had some powerful things to say […]

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F&E 26: Paul Masvidal (Cynic) with Christina Tobin https://www.freeandequal.org/fe-26-paul-masvidal-cynic-christina-tobin/ https://www.freeandequal.org/fe-26-paul-masvidal-cynic-christina-tobin/#comments Sun, 23 Mar 2014 01:24:10 +0000 https://www.freeandequal.org/?p=11511   Click here to listen on Podomatic! On March 20, 2014 Christina Tobin interviewed Paul Masvidal, guitarist and vocalist with progressive metal band Cynic, who will be performing at Free & Equal’s United We Stand Festival May 10th at UCLA. Masvidal formed Cynic as a young teen in the late ’80s in Florida; was recruited by the late Chuck Schuldiner […]

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F&E 25: Immortal Technique with Christina Tobin https://www.freeandequal.org/fe-25-immortal-technique-christina-tobin/ https://www.freeandequal.org/fe-25-immortal-technique-christina-tobin/#comments Sat, 15 Mar 2014 19:40:22 +0000 https://www.freeandequal.org/?p=11434 Click here to listen on Podomatic! Independent American Rapper and urban activist Immortal Technique engages in an enlightening and provocative discussion with Free & Equal’s Christina Tobin. Immortal Technique is a headlining performer at Free & Equal’s United We Stand Festival on May 10th, 2014 at UCLA. www.UnitedWeStandFest.com Born Felipe Coronel in Peru in 1978, Immortal Technique now lives in […]

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F&E 24: A-Alikes with Christina Tobin https://www.freeandequal.org/fe-24-alikes-christina-tobin/ https://www.freeandequal.org/fe-24-alikes-christina-tobin/#comments Sat, 08 Mar 2014 04:13:38 +0000 https://www.freeandequal.org/?p=11349 Click here to listen on Podomatic!  Ness and Karaam of A-Alikes, who will be appearing at Free & Equal’s United We Stand Festival May 10th at UCLA, talk with Christina Tobin about how they met up in college in Florida and moved to NYC in the nineties to join the hip-hop scene there. They talk about the respect that have […]

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F&E 23: Diane Goldstein (Law Enforcement Against Prohibition) w/ Christina Tobin https://www.freeandequal.org/fe-23-diane-goldstein-law-enforcement-against-prohibition-w-christina-tobin/ https://www.freeandequal.org/fe-23-diane-goldstein-law-enforcement-against-prohibition-w-christina-tobin/#comments Wed, 05 Mar 2014 06:59:02 +0000 https://www.freeandequal.org/?p=11329 Click here to listen on Podomatic! On December, 18, 2013, Christina Tobin interviewed Diane Goldstein, board member and spokesperson for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP). Goldstein is a retired lieutenant from Redondo Beach who believes we need to reform our criminal justice system and move our drug policy under a public health model. She talks about how critical resources for […]

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10,000,000 Want Congress Replaced https://www.freeandequal.org/10000000-want-congress-replaced/ https://www.freeandequal.org/10000000-want-congress-replaced/#comments Wed, 05 Mar 2014 05:39:18 +0000 https://www.freeandequal.org/?p=11326 In January, Free & Equal’s Facebook page’s weekly reach skyrocketed from 30,000 to 1,000,000 in 24 hours. In the last two days, we went from 7 million to 10 million. We’ve reached a critical mass and our message is breaking down the disinformation of the two-party system and the mainstream media. There is no stopping the movement now. Raising awareness at […]

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Rock the Vote https://www.freeandequal.org/rock-the-vote/ https://www.freeandequal.org/rock-the-vote/#comments Mon, 03 Mar 2014 23:16:10 +0000 https://www.freeandequal.org/?p=11313 Rock the Vote‘s mission is to engage and build political power for young people in our country. Founded twenty-one years ago at the intersection of popular culture and politics, Rock the Vote has registered more than five million young people to vote and has become a trusted source of information for young people about registering to vote and casting a […]

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Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps https://www.freeandequal.org/dr-bronners-magic-soaps/ https://www.freeandequal.org/dr-bronners-magic-soaps/#comments Mon, 03 Mar 2014 23:14:26 +0000 https://www.freeandequal.org/?p=11310 Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps are synonymous with Old World quality and time-honored simplicity, which can be traced back to the family’s German-Jewish soapmaking tradition. Born in 1908 to a Jewish family that had been making soap since 1858, Emanuel Bronner was the third generation certified as a master soapmaker under the guild system of the time. In 1929, he brought […]

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Dr. Bronner’s Soaps & Rock the Vote Sponsor United We Stand! https://www.freeandequal.org/dr-bronners-soaps-rock-the-vote-sponsor-united-we-stand/ https://www.freeandequal.org/dr-bronners-soaps-rock-the-vote-sponsor-united-we-stand/#comments Mon, 03 Mar 2014 23:10:11 +0000 https://www.freeandequal.org/?p=11307 Los Angeles, CA– Free & Equal Elections Foundation is proud to announce not one, but two new sponsors that are now a part of the United We Stand festival and movement! Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps and Rock the Vote are now on board our revolutionary movement! Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps are 100% organic, non-GMO, Fair Trade, and vegan certified soap & […]

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Immortal Technique to Perform at the United We Stand Festival UCLA https://www.freeandequal.org/immortal-technique-to-perform-at-the-united-we-stand-festival-ucla/ https://www.freeandequal.org/immortal-technique-to-perform-at-the-united-we-stand-festival-ucla/#comments Thu, 06 Feb 2014 20:07:50 +0000 https://www.freeandequal.org/?p=11287 Los Angeles, CA – Immortal Technique, legendary independent hip-hop artist & political revolutionary, will perform at the United We Stand Festival, May 10th, 2014 at UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion. Felipe Andres Coronel, better known by the stage name Immortal Technique, is a Peruvian-American rapper and urban activist, born in Lima, Peru and raised in Harlem, New York. Most of his lyrics […]

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Independents Hit Record 42% https://www.freeandequal.org/independents-hit-record-42/ https://www.freeandequal.org/independents-hit-record-42/#comments Tue, 28 Jan 2014 17:52:51 +0000 https://www.freeandequal.org/?p=11271 Spread the Word: Independents to win big in 2014. It’s finally starting to happen.  The American people have been unhappy with their Representatives in Washington for too many years. In 2014 the revolution, which has been slowly building for decades, is poised to begin.  Everything is in place. A recent Gallup poll shows that 42% of Americans identify themselves as […]

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KPFK 90.7 FM – Pacifica Radio Los Angeles https://www.freeandequal.org/kpfk-90-7-fm-pacifica-radio-los-angeles/ https://www.freeandequal.org/kpfk-90-7-fm-pacifica-radio-los-angeles/#comments Mon, 27 Jan 2014 01:41:39 +0000 https://www.freeandequal.org/?p=11266 KPFK 90.7 FM is listener sponsored non-commercial Pacifica Radio for all of Southern California. KPFK is an official sponsor of the United We Stand Festival, May 10th, at UCLA. Pacifica Foundation Radio (Pacifica) was born in the late 1940′s out of the (now nearly forgotten) peace movement surrounding World War Two. Lewis Hill, a conscientious objector and Washington, D.C. newsman, […]

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David Bronner (Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps CEO) to Speak at the United We Stand Festival at UCLA https://www.freeandequal.org/david-bronner-dr-bronners-magic-soaps-ceo-to-speak-at-the-united-we-stand-festival-at-ucla/ https://www.freeandequal.org/david-bronner-dr-bronners-magic-soaps-ceo-to-speak-at-the-united-we-stand-festival-at-ucla/#comments Wed, 15 Jan 2014 18:54:39 +0000 https://www.freeandequal.org/?p=11258 David Bronner, CEO of Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps, confirms to speak at the United We Stand Festival, May 10th at UCLA Los Angeles, CA – David Bronner, CEO of Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps, the #1 selling organic plant-based soap line, will speak at the United We Stand Festival, May 10th, 2014 at UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion. Headlining musical performers Playing for […]

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