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Amah Mutsun Letter to Pope Francis Regarding the Canonization of Junipero Serra - by via Amah Mutsun Tribal Band
On February 24, the Chairman of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band of Ohlone Indians, Valentin Lopez, wrote an open letter to Pope Francis, making him aware that the Amah Mutsun will rescind their request for a mass of reconciliation if Juniper Serra is named a Saint.
Posted: Mon Mar 2, 2015 6:03PM
Palm Oil Industry Sustainable Policies Fail Global Zero-deforestation Commitments - by Tomas DiFiore
Uganda is one of the countries of the new frontier of palm oil destruction in Africa: as in Nigeria, Cameroon, and Liberia, South-East Asian palm oil companies are leasing or buying land to produce palm oil, thereby causing the same destructive effects on communities and the environment as have been seen in Indonesia and Malaysia. PepsiCo and Proctor and Gamble both have sustainable policies that take full effect in 2020. Wilmar has announced that as of January 2016 it would no longer buy oil...
Posted: Mon Mar 2, 2015 12:10PM
PDAC Spoofed: It's funny because it's absurd; it's tragic because it's true - by sakura saunders
Mining conference attendees hoodwinked with sarcastic take on PDAC's failed attempt at Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Posted: Mon Mar 2, 2015 10:29AM
TPP negotiations to be held in Hawaii, March 9-16 - by DLi
The TransPacific Partnership(TPP) is hyped as the Pacific Rim's version of NAFTA(North Amer. Free Trade Agreement)that was passed during the Clinton regime. It consists of 12 Pacific nations--led by USA, Japan, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Singpaore, and includes 6 other dependent nations like Brunei, Chile, Malaysia, Mexcio, Peru and Vietnam. The developed countries tout it as a"free trade" agreement that will add jobs and reduce tariffs, but in reality(especially because of the secrecy s...
Posted: Sun Mar 1, 2015 7:38PM
Solidarity Needed By Istanbul Dora Hotel Workers - by Istanbul Dora Hotel Workers
Istanbul Dora Hotel Workers have been fired and are asking for international labor support.
Posted: Sun Mar 1, 2015 10:56AM
Facebook Racially Profiles Native American Traditional Last Names - by Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney
Native Advocate Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney discusses the racial profiling by Facebook against Native Americans, who use their traditional Native last names on Facebook and then deactivate their accounts claiming that are NOT Natives and are using phony, bogus last names.
Posted: Sat Feb 28, 2015 4:49PM
Mideast Migraines - Three Muslims in North Carolina (audio/mpeg 81.0MB) - by Ren Tawil
Terrorism Strikes North Carolina: Double Standards of Western Media; Miko Peled on Netanyahu coming to town; alleged assault on Arab-American male at a Dearborn-based Kroger; Who Speaks for Jews?; music by Arabic Beat. Length : 1:58:02/ Date Recorded: 2015-02-16/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps, mp3 (83MB), Mono
Posted: Sat Feb 28, 2015 2:17PM
Mideast Migraines - Israel's official religion, the Holocaust (audio/mpeg 80.7MB) - by Ren Tawil
Ha'aretz: Israel's official religion, the Holocaust; Israel’s historical fear of the Palestinian mind; by Sami Kishawi CALL-OUT: Seeking submissions on the ‘identity shaming’ of Palestinians; The US, Its Allies And Syria Unwittingly Corporatized ISIS; music by Aza. Length: 1:57:35/ Date Recorded: 2015-02-09/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps, mp3 (83MB), Mono
Posted: Sat Feb 28, 2015 2:01PM
This Week in Palestine, February 27th, 2015 (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 February 21st, to the 27th, 2015.
Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2015 11:18PM
Manila statement for climate change action calls for solidarity and justice - by John Englart (Takver)
The leaders of France and the Philippines issued an ambitous call from Manila for a global climate deal in Paris at the end of 2015.
Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 6:08PM
Fire to the Prisons #12 is Available Now! - by FTTP
Fire to the Prisons, international insurrectionary publication focusing on social struggles, ongoing political/economic/ecological tensions, and political prisons is back and you can order copies now! Also available for free at Qilombo, the Long Haul, and the Omni.
Posted: Tue Feb 24, 2015 4:25PM
Israel Begins Cutting Off Electricity to West Bank - by IMEMC
Israel's Electric Corporation announced, Monday, that it will begin limiting the supply of electricity to a number of cities in the West Bank beginning from 2.00 p.m. today.
Posted: Mon Feb 23, 2015 11:49PM
The Mosque of Paris: How Muslims in Paris Sheltered Jews during WWII - by
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall 1924 Cedar (@Bonita), Berkeley www.bfuu.org
Event Date:Thu Mar 12, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Mon Feb 23, 2015 9:48PM
This Week in Palestine, February 20th, 2015 (audio/mpeg 7.8MB) - by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for February 14th, to the 20th, 2015.
Posted: Mon Feb 23, 2015 6:21PM
Mideast Migraines - "Freedom Sailors", Epilogue: chapter 12 (audio/mpeg 83.2MB) - by Ren Tawil
Completion of "Freedom Sailors", chapter 12; music by Aza. Credits: FRSC Collective, Freedom Sailors.com & Greta Berlin and Bill Dienst, M.D., Aza Length: 2:01:10/ Date Recorded: 2015-02-07/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps, mp3 (85MB), Mono
Posted: Mon Feb 23, 2015 5:45PM
Al Jazeera Spy Cables - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Mon Feb 23, 2015 9:29AM
It Is Time For Native People To Resolve Our Own Issues And Problems-By Mike Raccoon Eyes - by Mike Raccoon Eyes
It Is Time For Native People To Resolve Our Own Issues And Problems.
Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2015 11:51PM
Deforestation-Free And Zero-Deforestation, Palm Oil's Carbon Footprint - by Tomas DiFiore
Zero-deforestation, Temporary Deforestation And Sustainable Palm Oil Plantations, High Carbon Stocking and High Conservation Value Forests are concepts printed on paper from pulp likely linked to deforestation. Commodity certification standards 'Responsible' and 'Sustainable' undermine organic, fair-trade, and local food systems. Indigenous land uses and rights are acknowledged in different countries under different conditions of tenure and recorded history. Few countries acknowledge legal de...
Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2015 3:33PM
Good Friday Set to Denounce Junipero Serra and Honor California Native Indians - by via AIM Southern California
Los Angeles, CA. February, 18, 2015 – on Friday April 3rd as most Catholics observe Good Friday, commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary, California Native Nations, Native organizations, friends and supporters will be gathering for Prayer to denounce Pope Francis's decision to canonize Junipero Serra and to pay respects to those buried in mass graves at each of the 21 Missions. Location and time to be announced soon.
Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2015 3:24PM
TTIP: Trifling Economic Advantages at the Cost of Democracy and the Public Interest - by Werner Raza and Heribert Schmitz
The controversial investment-protection agreement establishes a parallel justice giving security to all investors.. The states would be liable for compensations for any lower profits.. The state and local governments could not pass any laws or regulations that could have a negative impact on the profits of businesses. Our democracy could become a paper tiger.. We all know our planet can only survive when we do everything in our power for a sustainable economy in all areas.
Posted: Tue Feb 17, 2015 5:04AM