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Cautious Optimism as Angola 3 Supporters Pack the Courtroom for Albert Woodfox - by Angola 3 News
Judge Brady Gives One Week for Final Briefs in Albert Woodfox's Fight for Bail. A Release Decision is Expected Soon Thereafter. Below is a report-back from today's hearing, written by the International Coalition to Free the Angola 3.
Posted: Mon Mar 2, 2015 4:35PM
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
Freequency (Mwende Katwiwa) interview with Gahiji Akil Lumumba Barrow (audio/mpeg 66.0MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Mwende Katwiwa aka Freequency on her book and experience "Becoming Black."
Posted: Mon Mar 2, 2015 7:45AM
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
Feds Allow Lawsuit To Shut Down Diablo Canyon To Proceed - by Michael Steinberg
On February 20 a Federal Court of Appeals in Washington DC rejected an attempt by Pacific Gas & Electric and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to quash a lawsuit filed by environmental group Friends Of the Earth (FOE).
Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2015 8:05PM
FCC protects net neutrality for civil rights win! - by Color of Change
Just a year ago, very few people thought a victory this big was possible. The telecom industry was spending millions to influence the debate, and it looked like they were winning. Sadly, they succeeded in buying the support of civil rights organizations like the NAACP, Rainbow PUSH, and National Action Network, who echoed talking points from the telecom industry rooted in trickle down economics. Some Black members of Congress joined the ISPs, after taking big campaign contributions from the t...
Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2015 12:49PM
Canadian Pigs Beaten, Electroshocked, Frozen, Suffocated, Injured, Die Of Thirst, Heat - by MFA Advocate
torture of pigs video'd at Western Hog Exchange in Edmonton and elsewhere
Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2015 10:09AM
Amnesty International USA Calls on Mayor Rahm Emanuel to Investigate Chicago “Black Site” - by Amnesty International
CHICAGO — Amnesty International USA called on Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to investigate allegations published in The Guardian newspaper of a Chicago Police Department facility in Homan Square, including beatings and disappearances of people detained there.
Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 6:26PM
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
Year After Standoff Over Nevada Cattle Trespass, Questions Remain About Unpaid Fees - by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sent a letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Attorney General Eric Holder today formally requesting a public update by April 5 on the status of the case against Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, whose livestock trespass on public lands led to a standoff last year after the Bureau of Land Management’s failed attempt to round up livestock.
Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 5:15PM
Voices from the Gulf: Monique Verdin My Louisiana Love (audio/mpeg 4.9MB) - by WTUL News
Monique Verdin of My Louisiana Love tells of when she first sawthe oil wash in from BP's disaster in the Gulf in 2010
Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 1:02PM
Venezuela: To coups and economic sabotage answer with a revolutionary offensive! - by Marxist Tendency of the PSUV
Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 2:28AM
Bells Across the Land: Sesquicentennial Celebration of Freedom - by khubaka, michael harris
On April 9, 1865, Union Genearl Ulysses S. Grant met Confederate General Robert E. Lee to set the terms of the Confederate Army surrender, beginning the end the US Civil War, the symbolic ending of four years of bloodsheed and America's Peculicar Institution.
Posted: Wed Feb 25, 2015 11:30AM
Nurses Welcome Veto of Keystone XL Pipeline Bill - by via National Nurses United
National Nurses United today welcomed President Obama’s veto of the Congressional legislative efforts to force the construction of the 1,700-mile Keystone XL pipeline from the forests of Alberta to the Gulf of Mexico. Photo: Raji Ward RN speaks at KXL Veto Action.
Posted: Tue Feb 24, 2015 6:37PM