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image Celebrities, Artists, Activists and Nobel Peace Laureates Stand Up for Palestinian Rights 120_freedom4palestine.jpg original image ( 2048x2048) - by via Jewish Voice for Peace
A diverse group of celebrities, artists, and activists that includes American Jews and Palestinians are speaking out for Palestinian human rights in a video released online today. The video is a first of its kind expression of support for Palestinian freedom, equality and justice and features celebrities such as Chuck D, Jonathan Demme, Gloria Steinem, Wallace Shawn, Tony Kushner, Mira Nair, Roger Waters, Brian Eno, and others holding signs with the names and ages of Palestinian civilians rec...
Posted: Mon Jul 28, 2014 3:55PM
image Panthers in the Hole: French Angola 3 Book Illustrates US Prison Crisis 120_2014.jpg original image ( 960x354) - by Angola 3 News
Amnesty International France and La Boîte à Bulles have published a 128-page French language graphic novel entitled Panthers in the Hole. The book's co-authors David Cénou and Bruno Cénou present with visual art what Amnesty France describes as "la tragique histoire des Trois d'Angola" (the tragic story of the Angola 3). To further discuss the book and Amnesty France's broader support for Albert Woodfox and the Angola 3, we interviewed Nicolas Krameyer, who is head of the Individuals at R...
Posted: Sun Jul 27, 2014 10:50AM
calendar Occupy National Gathering 120_gg3hppfc_1_1.jpeg original image ( 512x512) - by
Sacramento
Event Date:Sat Aug 2, 2014 10:00AM
Posted: Fri Jul 25, 2014 8:01PM
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State Capital Park Sacramento, CA
Event Date:Fri Aug 1, 2014 10:00AM
Posted: Fri Jul 25, 2014 7:56PM
calendar Occupy National Gathering 120_gg3hppfc.jpeg original image ( 512x512) - by
State Capital Park Sacramento, CA
Event Date:Thu Jul 31, 2014 10:00AM
Posted: Fri Jul 25, 2014 7:46PM
text DuPont Refuses Treatment of Toxic TCE Plume; Form Phosgene Smog Over Lake - by DuPont Profits Trump Life
For several decades a DuPont ammunition plant in Pompton Lakes, NJ has leaked pollution into the groundwater and chemical gases (TCE, PCE and others) have seeped into resident’s basements causing cancer and other health disorders. The DuPont Corporation refuses to clean their pollution site and the EPA ignores the residents and works their magic on them with deceptive words. Latest plan for remediation by DuPont is to have the plume washed into the lake with fast moving solvents. They forgo...
Posted: Fri Jul 25, 2014 7:55AM
text Word Processor: A review of the Bay Area's 'Processed World' in 'The Baffler' - by Office temp
Processed World was an ostensibly subversive magazine aimed at office workers and others who worked in SF's Financial District in the 1980's.
Posted: Thu Jul 24, 2014 11:23AM
image Cascade Media Convergence September 19th-21st, Portland 120_cascade_convergence_flyer.jpg original image ( 1275x1651) - by Cascade Media Convergence
Invitation to be part of the Cascade Media Convergence, a weekend of workshops, networking sessions and for community based media makers and artists taking place September 19th-21st. Events will primarily take place at the University of Oregon, Turnbull Center at 70 NW Couch in Portland's Old Town.
Posted: Thu Jul 24, 2014 1:37AM
image Communism And Corporate Democracy Fracking The US and Canada 120_chinabuysdebt_fracksmidwest.jpg original image ( 1200x741) - by Tomas DiFiore
May 27, 2014 – A Bloomberg News analysis of 61 shale drilling companies found that the economic picture of shale oil and gas is unstable. Shale debt has almost doubled over the last four years while revenue has gained just 5.6 percent. For the 61 companies in their analysis, Bloomberg News reported: “In a measure of the shale industry’s financial burden, debt hit $163.6 billion in the first quarter.” Communists and Capitalists Together - Boring Through The Bedrock Of This Nation
Posted: Wed Jul 23, 2014 8:54PM
image Teens accused of killing Albuquerque homeless men may be behind other attacks 120_homeless_20men_20killed_cham640072214.jpg original image ( 876x493) - by meme
Three teenagers accused of fatally beating two homeless men beyond recognition with cinder blocks, bricks and a metal fence pole may have been terrorizing transients around Albuquerque for months, police said Monday. A man who identified himself as the father of two of the boys said they were once homeless themselves and he had no idea what prompted the beatings. One of the boys told police they had attacked about 50 homeless people over the last few months, but had never gone that far. But ...
Posted: Wed Jul 23, 2014 3:41PM
text Imagine the Outrage Over 27,000 Dead Kids... If Gaza’s Dead Were America’s Dead - by Barry Londo
http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/07/22/if-gazas-dead-were-americas-dead/
Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2014 9:32PM
image Railroad Worker Jen Wallis On Health And Safety, Rail Labor, One Man Crews And Warren Buff 120_bnsf_railroad_workers.jpeg original image ( 268x188) - by Labor Video Project
BNSF railroad worker Jen Wallis who is also a member of Railroad Workers United RWU and the IBT BLET Division 238 in Seattle, Washington talks about her experiences as an injured worker and health and safety advocate and whistleblower at the railroad owned by billionaire Warren Buffet.
Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2014 8:54AM
text Capitalism and War: Pope Francis - by Pope Francis
Pope Francis was interviewed by the “la Vanguardia” newspaper from Catalonia. In the dialogue, Francis spoke about the state of reforms in the Vatican, Benedict’s retirement and prayer for peace on Pentecost.
Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2014 4:21AM
image The EPA, The OMB Bureaucracy, Risk Assessment And National Climate Coalitions 120_noble_drills_nevada.jpg original image ( 507x352) - by Tomas DiFiore
Rural Nevada Protests Fracking June 6, 2014 RENO, Nev. (AP) — A rural county has joined an environmental group in challenging an oil and gas lease sale in central Nevada that could open 270 square miles of public land to hydraulic fracturing. Lander County Commissioner Dean Bullock said the county's protest was filed on behalf of ranchers and farmers. Communities across America continue to ban fracking with local community ordinances. There are no 'symbolic gestures'. Community Right's Init...
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 6:48PM
text Section 8 tenants are guinea pigs for Oakland nonprofit, in rent reform study - by Lynda Carson
For years, MRDC located downtown Oakland has been involved in using poor people as guinea pigs in research studies that they were hired to do for the government. This includes studies on people in welfare to work programs, people in school programs, work programs for ex-prisoners, including programs for disabled people. MRDC became most notable or notorious for coming up with the states welfare to work policies of the 80s and 90s!
Posted: Sat Jul 19, 2014 6:59AM
text Narcissistic Personality Disorders Entrenched and Encouraged in Corporate America - by Once Bitten, Twice Shy
The U.S. corporatist consumer culture is a breeding ground for individuals with narcissistic personality disorder. Though many activists (including myself) disagree with psychiatric labels, remaining ignorant about the reality of personality disorders, especially narcissism, can result in painful outcomes. There may be a "cure" for narcissism, though not with any pharma pills. The cure for narcissism may involve re-evaluation of our current cultural value systems. That's much harder than just...
Posted: Sat Jul 19, 2014 4:26AM
text Obama Admin. Clears Way for Dynamite-Like Blasts to Search for Oil & Gas Off East Coast - by Oceana
WASHINGTON – Today, the Obama administration released a decision authorizing the use of dynamite-like blasts to search for oil and gas deposits deep below the ocean floor in an area twice the size of California, stretching from Delaware to Florida. While the decision includes limited protections for species like the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale, of which there are less than 500 left worldwide, Oceana says they do not go far enough to combat the threats posed to fisheries...
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 7:59PM
text Washington State Mobile Slaughter Truck Sabotaged by ALF - by Animal Liberation Press Office
Washington State Mobile Slaughter Truck Sabotaged by ALF
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 7:49PM
image Frivolous Lawsuit Filed to Prevent Closure of Drakes Bay Oyster Company 120_estero_low_tide.jpg original image ( 640x480) - by Amy Trainer
Restaurants File Meritless Lawsuit In Federal Court to Delay Inevitable Closure of Drakes Bay Oyster Company.
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 1:02PM
text A Perspective of Cherokee Resistance, Occupation, Self-Defense and Sovereignty - by Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney
This essay is a close examination of Cherokee Resistance and Self-Defense.
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 12:42PM

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