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text Video: Science in the New Dark Age, 28 min by Dr. Martin Donohoe
Our guest is Dr. Martin Donohoe, adviser to Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility and author of "Public Health and Social Justice". The topic is "Science in the New Dark Age". What is the New Dark Age? What is science? How has science been attacked in the past? How has Pres. Trump attached science and with what consequences? What is the role of corporate lobbyists and the media in this present attack?...
Posted: Thu Jun 8, 2017 12:08PM
text California’s Attorney General Asks EPA to Ban Brain-Harming Pesticide by Safe Ag Safe Schools/Lucia Calderon
California Attorney General (AG) Xavier Becerra joined six other states in urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to follow through on a proposed ban for the brain-harming pesticide chlorpyrifos, in a legal filing made public today. Farmworker families and people living in agricultural communities urge state officials to follow the AG’s call for federal action with immediate steps to protect farmworkers and communities from contaminated air and water caused by continued use of ...
Posted: Wed Jun 7, 2017 10:43AM
text GOP Healthcare Bill in Senate: Act Now by asiangreennews.com
The American Health Care Act of 2017 is a hoax designed to gut the Affordable Care Act of 2010 in exchange for higher premiums, less access, more taxes, and benefit big healthcare industry players....
Posted: Thu May 25, 2017 1:48PM
text Neoliberal Austerity Leads to Deeper Crisis by Atila Kilic
A high state share in the economy, developed social states and readiness to intervene actively and anti-cyclically prevent falling into a depression. Trump's demonizing regulation, Medicaid, public schools, Head Start, Meals on Wheels, WIC food assistance, PBS, National Institute for Health, taxation and democracy must be resisted. Public policy is different than a wrecking ball or sledgehammer as democracy is different than following autocratic orders....
Posted: Mon May 22, 2017 6:18AM
image Section 8 Vouchers Help The Poor — But Only If Housing Is Available 480_c-artis-harris-and-her-children-dallas_1.jpg by Laura Sullivan & Meg Anderson / NPR
More than 2 million families now use vouchers to keep from becoming homeless. It's the government's largest program to help low-income families pay their rent....
Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 10:54AM
image Israel Cuts Water Supply to Jordan Valley Village jordanvalley-pnn.jpg by IMEMC
On the morning of April 27, Israeli bulldozers destroyed all pipelines supplying water to Bardala village in the Jordan Valley, leaving approximately 3,500 villagers without water....
Posted: Mon May 15, 2017 6:44PM
audio Nicole Humphrey, 'Not Racist or Bigot,' on Class and Section 8 Housing (audio/mpeg 764.0kb) by FRONTLINE in Dallas, TX
"It's just not people who are of the same class as us. Which sounds bad, but I don't mean that in a bad way." - Nicole Humphrey...
Posted: Wed May 10, 2017 5:14PM
text Trump regime nominates Pamela Hughes Patenaude to be Deputy Secretary of HUD by Lynda Carson
As much as the nomination of Pamela Hughes Patenaude is being gloriously praised by the housing industry, a deep look into some of her alleged past activities involving Richard Mallory and the San Francisco Housing Authority raises some concerns, as well as her out-right enthusiastic financial support of the right-wing fascist Republican Party!...
Posted: Fri Apr 28, 2017 11:46PM
text Action Alert: Call Representatives Wed April 26 to save HUD housing programs by Posted by Lynda Carson
CarsonWatch and the National Low-Income Housing Coalition is joining hands with their national partners and allies for National Call-In Day tomorrow to save HUD's subsidized housing programs! (LC)...
Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 9:59PM
audio FEMA and Louisiana Present stats on Flooding Events of 2016 (audio/mpeg 161.6mb) by wtulnews@gmail.com
Representatives from FEMA and Louisiana present information on the Floods of 2016, in preparation for their release of a report on the cost effectiveness of mitigating homes from flood damage....
Posted: Thu Apr 20, 2017 2:53PM
text Private Enterprise Committed to Social Interests by Joachim Beerhorst
Social needs like energy- and water supply, the waste industry, education, senior pensions and health care can be solved better publically than privately. While economic democracy is not a mass theme, people are activated when they feel they are gaining influence on their own affairs through expanded joint determination - in the existential questions of work and the economy....
Posted: Wed Apr 5, 2017 4:32AM
text House Rejects Puerto Rico Healthcare Amendment by Greg Williams
The House Rules Committee rejected an amendment that would‎ allocate Medicaid funding to Puerto Rico at an equal level to US states.‎...
Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2017 6:59AM
audio Stephanie Jackson: Community Organizer for Ride New Orleans on Making Riders' Needs Heard (audio/mpeg 12.3mb) by WTUL New Orleans 9.15 News & Views
Stephanie Jackson is the Community Organizer for Ride New Orleans, a non-profit organization that works to enhance the quality of life in the New Orleans region by promoting safe, convenient, and affordable transportation options....
Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:43PM
audio Interview with Dj Jaffe - Focusing on Reforms for Untreated Serious Mentally Ill People (audio/mpeg 26.5mb) by WTUL News and Views
Dj Jaffe - Author of Insane Consequences: How the Mental Health Industry Fails the Mentally Ill - is a mental health advocate unafraid to speak the truth about the realities of untreated serious mental illness. He has been called radical by some and a gadfly by others but there is no doubt that his words resonate with many families unable to help their sick loved ones because the mental health system is completely dysfunctional....
Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 7:24PM
audio Interview with Cindy Schwartz: Jail Diversion Program Direction - Miami-Dade County (audio/mpeg 18.2mb) by WTUL News and Views
Florida is not a medicaid expansion state but pre and post booking jail diversion programs for mentally ill people are alive and strong in Miami-Dade County. How are they doing it?...
Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:05PM
text Revised: HUD Tenant Leaders Demand Congress Reject Trump’s “Death Budget” by Posted By Lynda Carson
“Trump’s budget will push millions of people from their homes; starve seniors, children and families; and deny health care to 24 million people,” said Ed Lucas, of Chicago, President of the National Alliance of HUD Tenants (NAHT). “People will die if these proposals see the light of day. Congress should declare Trump’s “Death Budget” dead on arrival!”...
Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:19PM
text Scientific Panel Criticizes EPA Assessment of Glyphosate by Center for Biological Diversity
Criticism of Pesticide Program Comes on Heels of Breaking Scandal Over Its Cozy Relationship With Monsanto...
Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 5:43PM
text HUD Secretary Ben Carson supports $6.2 billion in budget cuts to HUD by Lynda Carson
HUD Secretary Ben Carson, who recently bought a fancy $1.3 million home near D.C., in Vienna, Virginia, where he resides with his wife Candy, was A.W.O.L., and nowhere to be found by the media yesterday when it came time for him to step up to the plate on behalf of the poor, elderly and disabled, to oppose the proposed $6.2 billion in budget cuts that will harm hundreds of thousands of HUD’s subsidized households!...
Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:52AM
image Californians Not “Roundup-Ready”: Citizens Triumph over Monsanto in Cancer-Causing Pesticide Listing 480_glyphosate_1.jpg by Center for Food Safety
Court upholds Constitutional right of Californians to protect themselves from toxic chemicals...
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:07PM
image EPA Opens Civil Rights Investigation Over Pesticide Use In Hawai`i 480_kauai-gmo-homes_mike-coots_1.jpg by via Earthjustice
Community groups had asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to investigate whether Hawai`i agencies are violating Title VI of the Civil Rights Act...
Posted: Mon Mar 13, 2017 5:35PM