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After 90 Percent Decline, Federal Protection Sought for Monarch Butterfly - by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity and Center for Food Safety as co-lead petitioners joined by the Xerces Society and renowned monarch scientist Dr. Lincoln Brower filed a legal petition today to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seeking Endangered Species Act protection for monarch butterflies, which have declined by more than 90 percent in under 20 years. During the same period it is estimated that these once-common iconic orange and black butterflies may have lost more than...
Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2014 11:10PM
Solidarity from Europe for Mike Brown - by Raised Fists Up
Street blockade in solidarity with the dead and the alive and fighting https://linksunten.indymedia.org/de/node/121376
Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2014 11:47AM
United States Port Actions End Business as Usual For Israel - by Steven Argue
“An injury to one is an injury to all! Tear down the Israeli Apartheid wall!” Declared third generation Oakland ILWU member Clarence Thomas at a rally of 2,000 to 3,000 people that marked the beginning of pickets and demonstrations that drove the Israeli Zim Piraeus ship from the Port of Oakland with only about 2% of its cargo unloaded. The call for these pickets and strike actions originally came from the Palestinian General Federation of Trade Unions (PGFTU) which has asked worke...
Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2014 7:05AM
Mideast Migraines - Joan Rivers hates Arabs (audio/mpeg 80.6MB) - by Ren Tawil
Demands are made upon comedian Joan Rivers to apologize for racist and insensitive comments, or for her employers to fire her. Length: 1:57:20/ Date Recorded: 2014-08-18/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps, mp3 (83MB), Mono
Posted: Mon Aug 25, 2014 5:33PM
Peace Making and the Power of Narrative - by Harvest McCampbell
Exploring how personal and cultural thinking and storytelling effects the Peacemaking process.
Posted: Mon Aug 25, 2014 2:14PM
The Free Trade Trap - by Harald Klimenta
Political economies are calibrated to a form of economics oriented exclusively in competitiveness and high profits... The selling off of public services through the agreement on trade with services (GATS) and the new editipn of MAI were prevented because of social protest... A crucial challenge for the movement critical of free trade is that there is no open social discussion about what trade policy we need and want.
Posted: Mon Aug 25, 2014 4:35AM
Obama Administration Stealthily OKs Expansion of Tar Sands Transport Through Minnesota - by Center for Biological Diversity
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.— With no public input, the Obama administration has abruptly approved a scheme by Canadian tar sands giant Enbridge to sidestep the “presidential permit” and environmental review process for expanding its Alberta Clipper tar sands pipeline. Enbridge had applied to double the capacity of the pipeline, also known as Line 67, that will put it on par with the amount of oil proposed for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.
Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 10:47PM
This Week in Palestine, August 22nd, 2014 (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 August 16th to the 22nd, 2014.
Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 8:02PM
Israeli Ship Continues to be Successfully Blocked at the Port of Oakland - by Steven Argue
The call for this strike action originally came from the Palestinian General Federation of Trade Unions (PGFTU) which has asked workers around the world to refuse to handle Israeli goods.
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 2:45PM
Hacktivists Target Multiple Sites Advocating Animal Abuse - by via Animal Liberation Press Office
In recent weeks, anonymous Paw Security activists have targeted animal abuse worldwide. Beginning on August 5, Chinese government websites, and those of Chinese companies, were attacked to protest the dog meat and fur trades.
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 1:33PM
A Closer Examination of Skinwalkers in Indian Country, HIGH UINTA MOON by RanDee RedWillow - by Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney
' HIGH UINTA MOON' by Randee Redwillow and A Closer Examination of Skinwakers in Indian Country.
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 1:29PM
More Than 12,000 Call on Aspen Art Museum to Halt Controversial Tortoise Exhibit - by Center for Biological Diversity
ASPEN, Colo.— The Center for Biological Diversity today delivered petitions signed by more than 12,000 people calling on the Aspen Art Museum to cancel a controversial exhibit by Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang featuring three African sulcata tortoises, each with a pair of iPads stuck directly to its massive shell.
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 1:28PM
Israel: Human rights access to Gaza imperative amid renewed exchange of fire - by Amnesty International
The resumption of Israeli air strikes and rocket fire from Gaza underscores the imperative need to grant human rights groups immediate access to monitor the situation, said Amnesty International on August 19.
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 12:38PM
Tokyo Japan Solidarity Action With Gaza-Protest At Zim Tokyo Offices - by Doro-Chiba International Solidarity Committee
A labor delegation of visited the offices of Zim in Tokyo to protest of the massacre and attacks on the workers and people of Gaza. This took play in August 25, 2014
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 11:44AM
8 Things to Know About the Iraq Crisis - by MoveOn.org
We have options to support the people of Iraq, as well as tackle this crisis in a way that reflects America's best interests and 21st century realities. For one, the US can work through the United Nations... The Friends Committee on National Legislation also recommends a number of steps instead of US bombing, such as working with other nations.
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 5:02AM
Saudi Arabia: Four relatives executed for hashish possession amid surge in executions - by Amnesty International
The Saudi Arabian authorities must halt all executions, Amnesty International said after four members of the same family were executed today as part of a “disturbing” recent surge in the use of the death penalty in the country.
Posted: Mon Aug 18, 2014 10:24PM
This Week in Palestine, August 15th, 2014 (audio/mpeg 10.1MB) - by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for July 9th to the 15th, 2014.
Posted: Mon Aug 18, 2014 8:33PM
Mideast Migraines - Elie Wiesel is Morally Corrupt (audio/mpeg 129.6MB) - by Ren Tawil
Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel, long known for his moral shortcomings in refusing to acknowledge Israeli atrocities, published a huge ad in the New York Times recently comparing Hamas to ancient Canaanite child-sacrificers. Length: 1:53:15/ Date Recorded: 2014-08-11/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps mp3 (133MB), Mono
Posted: Mon Aug 18, 2014 5:40PM
III Anarchist and Punk Film Festival - São Paulo – Brasil - by Festival do Filme Anarquista e Punk
III ANARCHIST AND PUNK FILM FESTIVAL - SÃO PAULO – BRASIL
Posted: Mon Aug 18, 2014 2:00PM
Facebook: Protest For Gaza Censored and Steven Argue Blocked From Posting - by Anya McMullen
Despite the attempts by Facebook to censor the Oakland block the Boat protest, the protest successfully blocked a ship of the Israeli Zim shipping line from unloading on August 16th, 2014. Still, the arrogance of Facebook in censoring the protest, the Revolutionary Tendency, and Steven Argue for this peaceful and legal action should be exposed.
Posted: Mon Aug 18, 2014 11:09AM