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Bay Area Anti-fascists Send Solidarity To Greece - by Bay Area Antifa
On September 18th local antifas marked the first anniversary since the murder of Killah P in Greece.
Posted: Fri Sep 19, 2014 9:55AM
World on track for dangerous global warming this century warns PriceWaterhouseCoopers - by Takver - Climate IMC
The latest Pricewaterhousecoopers (PwC) Low Carbon Economy Index (LCEI) shows that the world is still on track for 3.7 to 4.8°C of warming by the end of the century, rather than the 2 degrees limit committed to at Copenhagen in 2009 and at subsequent climate talks. Time to take to the streets for the People's Climate March in New York City and in over 2000 locations in 150 countries around the world.
Posted: Fri Sep 19, 2014 3:55AM
Mideast Migraines - DtSO, closing "Paving for the Messiah" (audio/mpeg 135.2MB) - by Ren Tawil
Finishing chapter 9, "Paving the Way for the Messiah" in They Dare to Speak Out. Length: 1:58:08/ Date Recorded: 2014-09-06/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps, mp3 (138MB), Mono
Posted: Wed Sep 17, 2014 2:56PM
OECD Takes Strong Stance on Corporate Tax Avoidance - by James Griffin
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released a major proposal for curbing corporate tax avoidance yesterday. The OECD recommends international cooperation to prevent large corporations from avoiding taxes in the countries where they do business. The OECD plan comes amidst increased calls to crack down on corporate tax avoidance.
Posted: Wed Sep 17, 2014 7:14AM
For Scotland’s Right to National Self-Determination - by Steven Argue
[Photo: Thousands of Scottish nationalists protesting the biased coverage of the BBC against Scottish independence on Sunday, September 14th. In addition, in recent months, large protests have also come out against the BBC’s biased coverage of the Israeli massacre of Palestinians in Gaza as well as their lack of coverage of a large protest against anti-working class austerity carried out by the British government.]
Posted: Tue Sep 16, 2014 7:19PM
16th Annual, California Kwanzaa Ag Expo ~ Expression of the Best Pan-African Traditions - by khubaka, michael harris
California Kwanzaa Ag Expo, is preparing to showcase Black Agriculture collaborative partnerships the #1 Agriculture County in America, December 5-7, 2014, Fresno, California
Posted: Mon Sep 15, 2014 8:06PM
I demand right to inform Chch post-quake victims of human rights truth and ethical plan. - by Anthony Ravlich
Chch post-quake victims are facing severe discrimination which is a human rights issue. But they are being deprived of hearing the human rights truth and ethical human rights plan which emphasizes 'bottom-up' development and is firmly based on the Universal Declaration. To reach the democratic majority residents need to be informed by the mainstream media where I am banned and isolated by the establishment whereas I only want a proper interpretation of the declaration - over half the rights i...
Posted: Sat Sep 13, 2014 3:30PM
Pirate Bay founder on trial again (video/mp4 48.8MB) - by IndyRadio
Political prisoner Per Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, aka Anakata, is now on trial in Denmark where the game began with tables tilted against him. A video is attached to help you understand the legal struggles of Pirate Bay, and how it relates to the concepts of freedom vs. property in a rapidly changing world.
Posted: Sat Sep 13, 2014 10:53AM
This Week in Palestine, September 12th, 2014 (audio/mpeg 8.0MB) - by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for September 6th, to the 12th, 2014.
Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2014 11:45PM
Elite Israeli Officers Decry Treatment of Palestinians (Refuse Serve Israeli War Machine - by NY Times
Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2014 2:33PM
Israeli Officer Charged with Assault on Palestinian-American - by IMEMC
Israel's Ministry of Justice has filed an indictment against a border policeman for assaulting and injuring 15-year-old Tarek Abu Khdeir, cousin to Muhammad Abu Khdeir, who was burned to death by Israeli settlers, in July.
Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2014 2:17PM
Ukraine must stop ongoing abuses and war crimes by pro-Ukrainian volunteer forces - by Amnesty International
(Kyiv) In a meeting with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on September 8, Amnesty International Secretary General Salil Shetty urged the Ukrainian government to stop abuses and war crimes by volunteer battalions operating alongside regular Ukrainian armed forces.
Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2014 12:57AM
Gambia: President should reject homophobic law - by Amnesty International
President Yahya Jammeh of Gambia should not sign a new Criminal Code amendment that would increase the punishment for “aggravated homosexuality” to life in prison, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said on September 9. The measure would further add to the climate of fear for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people in Gambia.
Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2014 12:54AM
Afghanistan: Urgent inquiry needed after new US airstrike increases civilian death toll - by Amnesty International
The reported killing of 14 civilians, including two children, in a US/NATO airstrike in eastern Afghanistan highlights the urgent need for transparent investigations and justice for civilian casualties caused by foreign troops in the country, said Amnesty International.
Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2014 12:51AM
SF Immigrant Film Fest: Official Selection 2014! - by C.W.
*The event where refugees, immigrants and exiles find their own voice will be held on Saturday, Oct.4 at La Peña Cultural Center-Berkeley ; Sun. Oct. 5 at Mission Cultural Center (MCCLA) and on Thursday, Oct. 9 at City College of San Francisco (Mission Campus). *SFImFF will be screening 24 short movies that explore a wide array of issues facing the global immigrant community.
Posted: Thu Sep 11, 2014 9:12AM
The BRICS: Challengers to the Global Status Quo - by Walden Bello
Can the BRICS wrest control of the global economy from the United States and Europe, or will their internal contradictions tear them apart?
Posted: Wed Sep 10, 2014 4:32AM
A Visit With President Mujica - by Dianne Budd
A group of Bay Area activists met with the progressive President of Uruguay to discuss the radical changes he has made in this small Latin American country.
Posted: Tue Sep 9, 2014 7:14PM
UN Votes for Process to Enact Bankruptcy Treaty and Stop Vulture Funds - by james
The UN General Assembly passed a historic resolution to begin treaty negotiations to enact a global bankruptcy process and stop predatory hedge funds. The resolution passed by a super-majority vote of 124-11 with 41 abstentions. The US voted no along with 10 other countries. The bankruptcy process could make it more difficult for hold-out investors to block countries from debt restructuring and could limit future defaults.
Posted: Tue Sep 9, 2014 1:58PM
Shark Scientists Focus on Finding Out Where Threatened Sharks Swim at International Bogotá - by Joanna Nasar
Shark scientists from around the globe gathered at a conference organized by the Colombian Presidential Agency for International Cooperation to learn how to effectively track the migration patterns and behavior of threatened sharks species with specialized underwater acoustic tags, as well as strengthen the Latin-American Migramar network of scientists studying marine migratory patterns in the Eastern Pacific.
Posted: Tue Sep 9, 2014 10:50AM
Ukraine: Mounting evidence of war crimes and Russian involvement - by Amnesty International
Ukrainian militia and separatist forces are responsible for war crimes, Amnesty International said on September 5. The organisation accused Russia of fuelling separatist crimes as it revealed satellite images indicating a build-up of Russian armour and artillery in eastern Ukraine.
Posted: Mon Sep 8, 2014 3:50PM