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Panthers in the Hole: French Angola 3 Book Illustrates US Prison Crisis - by Angola 3 News
Amnesty International France and La Boîte à Bulles have published a 128-page French language graphic novel entitled Panthers in the Hole. The book's co-authors David Cénou and Bruno Cénou present with visual art what Amnesty France describes as "la tragique histoire des Trois d'Angola" (the tragic story of the Angola 3). To further discuss the book and Amnesty France's broader support for Albert Woodfox and the Angola 3, we interviewed Nicolas Krameyer, who is head of the Individuals at R...
Posted: Sun Jul 27, 2014 10:50AM
This Week in Palestine, July 25th, 2014 -- Gaza Special Coverage (audio/mpeg 9.2MB) - by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine – Gaza Special Coverage, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for July 19th, to the 25th, 2014.
Posted: Sat Jul 26, 2014 5:12PM
Israel, Palestine and the International Criminal Court (audio/mpeg 1.8MB) - by KPFA Weekend News/Ann Garrison
International criminal defense attorney Peter Erlinder says that Israel probably fears Palesstinian membership in the International Criminal Court more than it fears Hamas's rockets, even though the court will not indict Benjamin Netanyahu or any other Israeli official.
Posted: Fri Jul 25, 2014 4:56PM
DuPont Refuses Treatment of Toxic TCE Plume; Form Phosgene Smog Over Lake - by DuPont Profits Trump Life
For several decades a DuPont ammunition plant in Pompton Lakes, NJ has leaked pollution into the groundwater and chemical gases (TCE, PCE and others) have seeped into resident’s basements causing cancer and other health disorders. The DuPont Corporation refuses to clean their pollution site and the EPA ignores the residents and works their magic on them with deceptive words. Latest plan for remediation by DuPont is to have the plume washed into the lake with fast moving solvents. They forgo...
Posted: Fri Jul 25, 2014 7:55AM
Cascade Media Convergence September 19th-21st, Portland - by Cascade Media Convergence
Invitation to be part of the Cascade Media Convergence, a weekend of workshops, networking sessions and for community based media makers and artists taking place September 19th-21st. Events will primarily take place at the University of Oregon, Turnbull Center at 70 NW Couch in Portland's Old Town.
Posted: Thu Jul 24, 2014 1:37AM
Communism And Corporate Democracy Fracking The US and Canada - by Tomas DiFiore
May 27, 2014 – A Bloomberg News analysis of 61 shale drilling companies found that the economic picture of shale oil and gas is unstable. Shale debt has almost doubled over the last four years while revenue has gained just 5.6 percent. For the 61 companies in their analysis, Bloomberg News reported: “In a measure of the shale industry’s financial burden, debt hit $163.6 billion in the first quarter.” Communists and Capitalists Together - Boring Through The Bedrock Of This Nation
Posted: Wed Jul 23, 2014 8:54PM
Teens accused of killing Albuquerque homeless men may be behind other attacks - by meme
Three teenagers accused of fatally beating two homeless men beyond recognition with cinder blocks, bricks and a metal fence pole may have been terrorizing transients around Albuquerque for months, police said Monday. A man who identified himself as the father of two of the boys said they were once homeless themselves and he had no idea what prompted the beatings. One of the boys told police they had attacked about 50 homeless people over the last few months, but had never gone that far. But ...
Posted: Wed Jul 23, 2014 3:41PM
Philippine president signs law requiring tobacco companies to put graphic health warnings - by Akbayan (Citizens Action Party)
President Benigno Aquino, a known smoker, signed the law that will require the scary warning label to cover 50% of the bottom of cigarette packs, front and back. Tens of thousands of people die each year from tobacco-related diseases in the Philippines.
Posted: Wed Jul 23, 2014 3:53AM
Imagine the Outrage Over 27,000 Dead Kids... If Gaza’s Dead Were America’s Dead - by Barry Londo
Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2014 9:32PM
Statement on the Gaza Genocide - by Party of the Laboring Masses (PLM)
In the past week, Israeli military forces have escalated their offensive on the Gaza Strip. Israeli warplanes have increasingly targeted houses, civilian-populated areas and civilian facilities in the Gaza strip. Israeli warplanes have destroyed a number of houses while their residents were inside, without any prior warnings, killing and wounding many Palestinian civilians.
Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2014 8:34PM
Mideast Migraines - Dare To Speak Out, ending chapter 6 (audio/mpeg 135.6MB) - by Ren Tawil
Continued reading of "They Dare to Speak Out" by congressman Paul Findley (1985), finishing up chapter six. Length: 1:58:31/ Date Recorded: 2014-07-19/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps, mp3 (139MB), Mono
Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2014 6:28PM
Railroad Worker Jen Wallis On Health And Safety, Rail Labor, One Man Crews And Warren Buff - by Labor Video Project
BNSF railroad worker Jen Wallis who is also a member of Railroad Workers United RWU and the IBT BLET Division 238 in Seattle, Washington talks about her experiences as an injured worker and health and safety advocate and whistleblower at the railroad owned by billionaire Warren Buffet.
Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2014 8:54AM
The EPA, The OMB Bureaucracy, Risk Assessment And National Climate Coalitions - by Tomas DiFiore
Rural Nevada Protests Fracking June 6, 2014 RENO, Nev. (AP) — A rural county has joined an environmental group in challenging an oil and gas lease sale in central Nevada that could open 270 square miles of public land to hydraulic fracturing. Lander County Commissioner Dean Bullock said the county's protest was filed on behalf of ranchers and farmers. Communities across America continue to ban fracking with local community ordinances. There are no 'symbolic gestures'. Community Right's Init...
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 6:48PM
Mideast Migraines - Dare to Speak Out, begin chapter 6 (audio/mpeg 130.4MB) - by Ren Tawil
Continued reading of Paul Findley's "They Dare to Speak Out", begin chapter 6, interstitial music. Length: 1:53:58/ Date Recorded: 2014-07-12/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps, mp3 (134MB), Mono
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 2:48PM
July 17th 2014 Commemoration On World Justice (audio/mpeg 39.2MB) - by Tomas DiFiore
The Mp3 share, a composite of samplings – is spirited from the Timber Wars of the Pacific NW to Nicaragua, Guatemala, 911, Iran, Irag, Afghanistan, New York, Washington D.C., Indigenous Lands and People Everywhere. Beginning with a march on Washington (40,000 KKK in 1925) it journeys through the trail of Henry Kissinger, and the world’s various indictments of some of the masters of war and cultural despots. These audio samples cover a large range of connected subjects and are somewhat of ...
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 11:31AM
Israeli Airstrikes Hit al-Rimal, Khan Younis, Beit Lahia; Death Toll 100+ for Sunday Alone - by IMEMC
Following a massive ground assault on Shuja’eyya neighborhood, in eastern Gaza City, that cost over 60 people their lives before dawn on Sunday, Israeli forces continued airstrikes throughout the afternoon and evening in every part of the Gaza Strip.
Posted: Sun Jul 20, 2014 8:49PM
13 Israeli soldiers killed Sunday, 1 captured; total of 23 soldiers killed by resistance - by IMEMC
As the Palestinian death toll hits 450 after 12 days of the Israeli incursion into the Gaza Strip, Israeli officials have acknowledged the deaths of 23 Israeli soldiers killed by the Palestinian resistance. 13 of the soldiers were killed early Sunday morning during the Israeli ground invasion into Shuja’eyya neighborhood that left over seven Palestinians, including whole families, dead, and led to a mass exodus of over 35,000 Palestinian civilians.
Posted: Sun Jul 20, 2014 8:40PM
Protestors at anti-RimPac war games in Hawaii - by DLi
Yesterday, despite the forecast of heavy rains from Tropical Storm Wali boring down on Hawaii island, 15 spirited citizen-activists braved the morning downpours to hold a lively public protest of the U.S.-led Rim Pac military exercises, at the Hilo(ITO) airport. Large colorful signs, posters and banners on both sides of Hwy 11 greeted residents and visitors alike, in a highly visible show to educate the Public that the USA military is an illegal occupying force--ever since Uncle Sam's armed ...
Posted: Sun Jul 20, 2014 8:07PM
Snowden and Ellsberg live at HOPE - by Indyradio
Just 2 hours ago, Snowden and Ellsberg conferenced live at the HOPE conference in NYC. Audio is attached.
Posted: Sat Jul 19, 2014 2:55PM
Mideast Migraines - Israeli Atrocities Vs. Killing 3 settlers (audio/mpeg 80.3MB) - by Ren Tawil
Some facts surrounding the murder of three young Zionist settlers and of a Palestinian youth in revenge, music. Length: 1:56:54/ Date Recorded: 2014-07-07/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps, mp3 (82MB), Mono
Posted: Sat Jul 19, 2014 10:49AM