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New Database Shows Nanotechnology in Common Food Products - by via Center for Food Safety
October 5, 2015 (Washington, DC)—Center for Food Safety (CFS) today released a new searchable database of consumer food products that contain nanotechnology. Common food related products that contain nanotechnology include candies (M&M’s, Skittles), baby bottles, and plastic storage containers. Nanotechnology is a powerful but novel platform for taking apart and reconstructing nature at the atomic and molecular level with important human and environmental health ramifications. The databas...
Posted: Fri Oct 9, 2015 3:39PM
Ohio Cannabis Legalization Initiative – A Cautionary Tale for California - by via Lanny Swerdlow, RN
Receiving scant attention from marijuana legalization advocates and just about zero attention in the national media, voters in Ohio will be deciding on a very controversial marijuana legalization initiative this November. It is a cautionary tale that the backers of California’s multiple marijuana legalization initiatives should be paying close attention to.
Posted: Mon Oct 5, 2015 10:48AM
Doctors Without Borders Spokesperson Says US Knew Coordinates Of Hospital - by Listener
Doctors Without Borders reported that the attack by US planes on their hospital in Afghanistan did not stop for 45 minutes after a call to the USG was made/
Posted: Sat Oct 3, 2015 1:41PM
National Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Day October 7 (audio/mpeg 30.7MB) - by WTUL News & Views
Friends and families of loved ones with serious mental illness hold National Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Day October 7, 2015 to urge Representatives Upton and Pallone to Pass HR 2646 "The Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act"
Posted: Fri Oct 2, 2015 8:36AM
State Investment: The Beloved Enemy - by Patrick Schreiner
"The slow one now will later be fast as the present now will later be past." The state unlike the Swabian housewife can become indebted to invest in a more social and more human future. The state could protect nature and future generations (cf. Mary Wood) instead of cannibalizing itself in neoliberal myths. All personal achievement and corporate profits (c.g. Apple's Smartphone, Touchscreen and the Internet) would be impossible without state investments in roads, schools, hospitals, food saf...
Posted: Fri Oct 2, 2015 6:14AM
Groups Sue to Overturn Controversial Wyoming Data-Censorship Laws - by via Center for Food Safety
CHEYENNE, WY (September 29, 2015) – A diverse coalition of conservation, press, academic and animal-protection groups filed suit today in federal court seeking to strike down a pair of Wyoming state laws that stifle freedom of speech and make citizen science illegal in the state. The suit claims that in violation of Americans’ constitutional rights, the laws punish communication to government agencies of photos and data taken on open land, criminalizing otherwise lawful advocacy in an att...
Posted: Tue Sep 29, 2015 3:00PM
Neglect of Public Housing - by Thomas Pany and Thorsten Knuf
Crisis and chance are represented by the same Chinese letter. Big US and German cities sold off public housing to gain revenue so the public housing stock fell from 3.5 million to 1.5 million. The housing emergency in Germany and the US demands counter-measures and tax incentives. The Federal Low Income Housing Tax Credit program has financed 2-3 million units. The state is obligated to protect human rights from the brutal and authoritarian profit-oriented market. Public spirit and trust b...
Posted: Tue Sep 29, 2015 4:55AM
Catholic Hospital Refuses Procedure for Pregnant Woman With Brain Tumor - by American Civil Liberties Union
GRAND BLANC, Mich. — A Catholic hospital in Michigan denied a pregnant woman with a life-threatening brain tumor a request to get her tubes tied at the time of her scheduled C-section next month. The refusal comes following a demand letter sent on behalf of the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan last week and despite the hospital’s prior record of granting exceptions to other women seeking the same procedure.
Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2015 5:18PM
Gahiji Lumumba Barrow interviews Leroy Perry, Donald Jones and Lauren Anderson (audio/mpeg 31.5MB) - by WTUL News & Views
Gahiji Lumumba Barrow interviews Leroy Perry who runs the re-entry program at the homeless Mission in New Orleans they are joined by Lauren Anderson a staff attorney with the Orleans Public Defenders Office and Donald Jones who is a re-entry client. 23:47
Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2015 7:22AM
Mirandizing People with Intellectual Disabilities, interview by Gahiji Barrow with Janet Hays (audio/mpeg 21.3MB) - by WTUL News & Views
Mirandizing People with Intellectual Disabilities, an interview by Gahiji Barrow with Janet Hays, founder of Healing Minds NOLA and mental health advocate- Ann Morel, mother who bravely shares her story -and Morel's lawyer Josephine Heller of Manasseh, Gill, Knipe, and Belanger
Posted: Mon Sep 21, 2015 6:46AM
WTUL News & Views Interviews Noah Morris and Roger Benham, formerly of Common Ground (audio/mpeg 30.6MB) - by WTUL News & Views
Noah Morris and Roger Benham join WTUL News and Views for an in studio about their experience as part of Common Ground Health Clinic in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Posted: Mon Aug 31, 2015 7:27AM
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
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
Gahiji Lumumba Barrow interview with Ruth Idakula, Endesha Juakali and Dequi Kioni Sadiki (audio/mpeg 90.2MB) - by WTUL News & Views
An interview that defines racism and identifies its presence in New Orleans, Katrina 10 and the protest against the narrative and political prisoners in the United States.
Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2015 7:46AM
ALDF Petitions to Revoke Dental License of Cecil the Lion’s Killer - by via Animal Legal Defense Fund
Minneapolis, MN. — On August 5, the national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund filed a complaint with the Minnesota Board of Dentistry seeking investigation of Walter James Palmer, the dentist who admitted to torturing and killing Cecil the lion. By killing Cecil Palmer may have violated Minnesota’s standards of professional conduct, which prohibits “gross immorality” and other unprofessional conduct.
Posted: Mon Aug 10, 2015 5:27PM
Dan Favre of Bike Easy on the recent death on Canal and Broad (audio/mpeg 11.7MB) - by wtulnews
Dan Favre sits down with us to discuss monday's death of a 57 year old man at the wheels of a dumpster truck. He defines the "right hook" and the need to cite drivers for deaths of new orleanians who ride bicycles. also discussed is the upcoming Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Committee meeting on August 21st.
Posted: Fri Aug 7, 2015 7:28AM
Imperialist Slaughter at Hiroshima and Nagasaki Were the Opening of the “Cold War” - by Steven Argue
[Photo of Sumiteru Taniguchi's back injuries from the U.S. atomic bomb attack on Japan, taken in January 1946. Sumiteru is still alive, but every day continues to suffer extremely painful injuries from the U.S. atomic attack.]
Posted: Thu Aug 6, 2015 3:31PM
Cyprus IndyMedia computers seized illegally by Police; members interrogated and harassed - by via Cyprus IndyMedia
Following the online publication of an article satyrizing the Minister of Health Philippos Patsalis on July 11, the Cyprus IndyMedia Editorial Collective has been subjected to a series of illegal abuses by State authorities which, so far, have also been shamefully condoned by the lower Courts. We are fighting the case at the Supreme Court and preparing, if need be, to take it to the European Court of Human Rights. o- Editorial Collective founding members Solon Antartis and Petros Evdokas t...
Posted: Thu Aug 6, 2015 12:07PM