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ALDF Calls on the USDA to Protect the Psychological Wellbeing of Primates - by via Animal Legal Defense Fund
SAN FRANCISCO – The national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in support of regulatory changes necessary for preventing suffering and ensuring the psychological wellbeing of primates used for research. The Animal Welfare Act (AWA) exists in part to “insure…humane care and treatment” of animals used by dealers, exhibitors and research facilities. 7 U.S.C. § 2131. Unfortunately, the AWA regulations pertaining to ...
Posted: Tue Sep 1, 2015 1:46PM
WTUL News & Views Interviews Noah Morris and Roger Benham, formerly of Common Ground (audio/mpeg 30.6MB) - by WTUL News & Views
Noah Morris and Roger Benham join WTUL News and Views for an in studio about their experience as part of Common Ground Health Clinic in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Posted: Mon Aug 31, 2015 7:27AM
Anonymous Operation Ferguson Soldiers On - by via Anonymous Op Ferguson
This is the second of only two official Press Releases ever published by Op Ferguson. Anonymous Operation Ferguson is far more than just a single Twitter account. We are an entire internet platform including a now iconic website at www.OperationFerguson.cf (a domain registered the very day Mike Brown was killed) an E-Mail server and more. All of this infrastructure was built within 24 hours of the tragic and barbaric slaying of Mike Brown, who has always been and will always remain the primar...
Posted: Sun Aug 30, 2015 8:00PM
What do campaign directors say to Super Delegates in order to bribe them to pick them? - by Anthony
What do campaign directors say to Super Delegates in order to bribe them to pick them?
Posted: Fri Aug 28, 2015 12:02PM
Nuclear Shutdown News August 2015 - by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline and fall of the US nuclear industry, and highlights the efforts of those who are working for a nuclear free world.
Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2015 12:36AM
Kai Lumumba Barrow and Shana Griffin talk about Ecohybridity: A Love Song For NOLA (audio/mpeg 19.5MB) - by WTUL News & Views
WTUL News and Views Speaks to Kai Barrow and Shana Griffin about Ecohybridity: A Love Song for NOLA, a visual black opera in 5 acts that kicks off this weekend on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
Posted: Wed Aug 26, 2015 7:36AM
Standing in the Need: Culture, Comfort, and Coming Home After Katrina by Kate Browne (audio/mpeg 41.7MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Professor Kate Browne speaks to WTUL News and Views about her new book, Standing in the Need, a 7 year study of a large family's struggle to return home and live in New Orleans after Katrina.
Posted: Wed Aug 26, 2015 7:14AM
Local ACLU Issues Statement of Support for the Freedom Sleepers - by ACLU Santa Cruz County
ACLU Believes Freedom Sleepers Working to Address Criminalization of Homelessness
Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2015 10:39AM
Thomas Piketty: Germany has never repaid its debts. It has no right to lecture Greece - by Thomas Piketty
Conservatives, especially in Germany, are about to destroy Europe and the European idea, all because of their shocking ignorance of history... Germany is really the single best example of a country that, throughout its history, has never repaid its external debt. Neither after the First nor the Second World War. However, it has frequently made other nations pay up, such as after the Franco-Prussian War of 1870, when it demanded massive reparations from France and indeed received them. The Fre...
Posted: Mon Aug 24, 2015 4:28AM
Dr. Jill Stein speaks out in Ferguson July 25, 2015 (video/mp4 32.7MB) - by Jill Stein/IndyRadio edit
How many presidential candidates have visited Ferguson? While there, Jill Stein spoke against systemic racism that leads to fatalities, through forced choices in housing, education, and how we deliver justice. It is amazing she has been painted almost completely invisible by the media - even and especially the "progressive" media.
Posted: Sat Aug 22, 2015 8:28PM
Shoe theft allegation nets Alexander J. Bourne 9 months in jail. (audio/mpeg 28.8MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Janet Hays interviews Alexander J. Bourne about why he spent 9 months locked up at Orleans Parish jail - [AKA Orleans Parish Prison (OPP)] over allegations of shoe theft - all on the taxpayer's dime. This is an inside look at one person's experience with pre-trial services, the bail industry, incarceration and potential political bribery in New Orleans.
Posted: Fri Aug 21, 2015 11:13PM
White Privilege in the Animal Rights Movement - by via Animal Liberation Press Office
If animal liberation is to succeed, the movement must address the concerns of oppressed humans as well as non-humans. Human oppression cannot be co-opted or ignored, and it certainly cannot be pushed aside within a movement that is supposed to be based on compassion and care for all animals.
Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2015 4:50PM
Response to Reports of Excessive Force by St. Louis Police Department Against Protesters - by Amnesty International
The following can be attributed to Steven W. Hawkins, executive director of Amnesty International USA:
Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2015 2:42PM
USGS Finds Widespread Contamination of Neonicotinoids in U.S. Streams - by via Center for Food Safety
August 19, 2015 (Washington, DC)--Center for Food Safety today commented on a new nationwide study released by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) showing widespread detection of neonicotinoid insecticides in U.S. streams. According to the study, at least one neonicotinoid was detected in 53% of the stream samples collected. Neonicotinoids are a class of pesticides known to have acute and chronic effects on honey bees and other pollinator species and are considered a major factor in overall pop...
Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2015 2:36PM
USDA to Present Case Against Santa Cruz Biotechnology in Historic Proceeding - by via Animal Welfare Institute
Washington, DC—The US Department of Agriculture’s case against Santa Cruz Biotechnology, Inc. (SCBT), one of the world’s largest research antibody suppliers, is scheduled to be heard by an administrative law judge beginning Tuesday, August 18. The USDA case against SCBT is unprecedented: it is the first time that three separate complaints for willful violations of the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) have been filed and are pending against a research laboratory.
Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2015 1:19AM
Katrina + 10 Exhibit Commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of the Katrina Disaster - by Michael Steinberg
Bound Together Book Collective, 1369 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA 94117.
Event Date:Sun Aug 23, 2015 4:00PM
Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2015 8:46PM
"Operation Protective Fast" - by Ted Rudow III, MA
Jewish and Palestinian women are holding a hunger strike outside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s residence in Jerusalem to call for a renewal of peace negotiations. Members of the group Women Wage Peace have been fasting for the past month in alternating shifts, sitting in an open-air tent and inviting passersby to discuss how best to wage peace. The group has dubbed their mission "Operation Protective Fast,"
Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2015 5:56PM
Bruce Dixon on Black Activism and the Democratic Party (audio/mpeg 10.8MB) - by WBAI-Bruce Dixon
On Monday, 08.19.2015, Black Agenda Report Managing Editor Bruce Dixon spoke to WBAI's Morning Show Hosts Michael G. Haskins and Jed Brandt about Black Lives Matter, Black organizing, and the Democratic Party. He says that the attempt to claim the Democratic Party as a populist organization has a long history which included successes, but that elites changed the rules to undermine every one of them.
Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2015 4:20PM
Call-in to Free Nestora Salgado, Political Prisoner in Mexico - by Bob Price
Call-in/tweet-in to U.S. State Department from phones/computers across the country.
Event Date:Fri Aug 21, 2015 5:00AM
Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2015 10:28AM
Gahiji Lumumba Barrow interview with Ruth Idakula, Endesha Juakali and Dequi Kioni Sadiki (audio/mpeg 90.2MB) - by WTUL News & Views
An interview that defines racism and identifies its presence in New Orleans, Katrina 10 and the protest against the narrative and political prisoners in the United States.
Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2015 7:46AM