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'Tis the Season for a Protest

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If you are all done with your blatant consumerist pursuits (i.e. Christmas shopping) and you need some karmic balance and a chance to voice your dismay about the current state of immigration reform and the government's decision to send more troops to Iraq, this afternoon's your chance. Get thee to Hollywood & Highland--no, not to pick up a last minute bottle of smellgood at Sephora for your cousin Shayna--but to join in a protest organized by the March 25th Coalition and the International Action Center-L.A. today at 4 p.m.

Although at first thought it might seem a bit off to put together a protest on what will most likely amount to be the busiest shopping day of the year, at second glance it makes perfect sense; sometimes we get so caught up in the presents and treat-eating and parties that we lose sight of the fact that we can be voices for change. So if you're so inclined, tune up your best chanting voice and limber up your sign-carrying muscles, and join in the fray at the corner of Hollywood & Highland this afternoon.