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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
John McCain: War Hero or War Criminal? - by Gil Villagran, MSW
Former Navy pilot and present Senator John McCain flew 23 missions into North Vietnam droppng Napalm bombs upon a nation that never attacked our country. Is he a war hero or war criminal? Read on, then decide.
Posted: Wed Aug 26, 2015 2:28PM
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
Crimean activists sentenced after ‘fatally flawed’ military trial - by Amnesty International
The military court in the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don sentenced film director Oleg Sentsov to 20 years and ecologist and anti-fascist activist Aleksandr Kolchenko to 10 years on “terrorism” charges which they deny and claim were politically motivated. The two were accused of arson attacks on pro-Russian groups following Russia’s occupation of Crimea last year.
Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2015 1:30PM
Anonymous reports impunity in Honduras - by IndyRadio
Los Indigatos have been marching through the major cities of Honduras demanding an end to impunity and corruption. First hand accounts of the reality via Anonymous in Sydney are compiled in a monthly report. Coverage by the North American press has been meager - here's what you've been missing.
Posted: Mon Aug 24, 2015 7:32PM
Mideast Migraines - Noam Chomsky, Rebel Without a Pause (audio/mpeg 53.2MB) - by Ren Tawil
Segments from 2003 film "Noam Chomsky: Rebel Without a Pause"; articles and news from Palestine/Israel; Arabic music. Length: 1:56:16/ Date Recorded: 2015-07-27/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps, mp3 (55MB), Mono
Posted: Mon Aug 24, 2015 2:47PM
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
This Week in Palestine, August 21st, 2015 (audio/mpeg 8.2MB) - by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for August 15th, to the 21st, 2015.
Posted: Sun Aug 23, 2015 10:47PM
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
(Video) Brutal beating by cops inside a police station in Cyprus - by @
Posted: Fri Aug 21, 2015 11:03PM
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
Crowdsourcing to Spot Illegal Fishing Vessels at Cocos Island Marine Protected Area - by Joanna Nasar
Turtle Island Restoration Network, SeaTurtles.org, has formed a partnership DigitalGlobe’s crowdsourcing platform Tomnod.com to create the first crowdsourced digital patrol of the Cocos Island Marine Protected Area in order to defend one of the Pacific Ocean’s most vibrant marine life habitats.
Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2015 11:59AM
In Support of Black Solidarity with Palestine - by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
It is certainly a milestone in opposing the 67 year occupation of Palestine by the American military base called Israel that we now have African-American solidarity with Palestine in the form of a statement signed by over 1,000 African-Americans and Africans in other countries found at http://www.blackforpalestine.com/read-the-statement.html
Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2015 7:15PM
"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