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Shoot the Messenger: Blame the Victim - by Seana Sperling
Victims of rape are often blamed for the assaults because of the lingering sexism in our society.
Posted: Sat Oct 18, 2014 3:10PM
Anti-Eviction Mapping Project Maps Ellis Act and Owner-Move-In Evictions in Santa Monica - by Anti-Eviction Mapping Project
Santa Monica and San Francisco, CA - Since the Ellis Act was enacted by the State legislature in 1986, giving property owners the right to get out of the rental business, almost 2,000 rent controlled units have been lost in Santa Monica. The Pico Neighborhood Association (PNA), with support from the Santa Monica Rent Control Board and the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project, is releasing an animated map illustrating the impact of the Ellis Act on Santa Monica’s population over time.
Posted: Sat Oct 11, 2014 3:50PM
Call-out for international solidarity with social center De Vloek - by De Vloek
The city government of The Hague, The Netherlands wants to evict social center De Vloek (The Curse) on January 5, 2015 to make room for a sailing center. Located in the harbor of Scheveningen, De Vloek was squatted 12.5 years ago and meanwhile has grown to be an essential social space in the harbor. There is already enough space for sport sailing in the harbor, but De Vloek must nevertheless move aside for the latest prestigious real estate project which nobody is looking forward to.
Posted: Wed Oct 8, 2014 6:10AM
U.S. Dietary Guidelines Must Include Reduced Meat, Dairy to Meet Sustainability Goals - by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON— Newly proposed U.S. dietary guidelines should include meat and dairy reductions to create a sustainable food system in the United States that helps curb climate change, reduce environmental destruction and protect wildlife, according to comments (see PDF) submitted today by the Center for Biological Diversity. The U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, currently in the process of reviewing scientific evidence and public comments for the 2015 Dietary Guidelines, is taking su...
Posted: Tue Sep 30, 2014 1:39PM
Wheat Gluten May Cause Symptoms Including Depression and Paranoia - by Wheat Lobby Denies Connection
The wheat lobby is responding to accusations that their product is causing allergic reactions in many more people than previously thought by expected deceptions and twisting of reality. Though the gluten-free movement may seem trendy, it is based on growing understanding that wheat gluten consumption may be causing illnesses and discomfort in many humans. If you take the gluten challenge and notice a difference, you could be susceptible to toxins in modern day wheat.
Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2014 1:12PM
Bomb Abroad Spank At Home - by Listener
While 39 countries have banned corporal punishment, in the US, 19 states allow paddling of students.
Posted: Wed Sep 17, 2014 11:08AM
I demand right to inform Chch post-quake victims of human rights truth and ethical plan. - by Anthony Ravlich
Chch post-quake victims are facing severe discrimination which is a human rights issue. But they are being deprived of hearing the human rights truth and ethical human rights plan which emphasizes 'bottom-up' development and is firmly based on the Universal Declaration. To reach the democratic majority residents need to be informed by the mainstream media where I am banned and isolated by the establishment whereas I only want a proper interpretation of the declaration - over half the rights i...
Posted: Sat Sep 13, 2014 3:30PM
Urban Agriculture ~ U.S. Census of Agriculture 2017 - by khubaka, michael harris
Urban Agriculture remains a viable job creator, career path and catalyst for community economic development. Preparation for design methodology for the US Census of Agriculture 2017 will include a unique pilot project, California Pan African Urban Agriculture Project
Posted: Sat Sep 13, 2014 5:57AM
We Are Lab Animals in Fluoridation Experiment - by NYSCOF
Government agencies recommend more research on the human population to see if fluoride chemicals purposely added to water supplies has damaged our bones, thyroid, teeth, lowered our IQ and more. If you don't rebel, it will continue. Even if it's not in your water, it's in your food.
Posted: Thu Sep 11, 2014 5:13AM
TISA: Everything Will Be Marketed - by Christoph Jehle and Jascha Jaworski
A new agreement (TISA, Trade in Services Agreement) could privatize drinking water and health care through the back door. The resistance by many non-governmental organizations to the free trade agreement TTIP negotiated between the EU and the US seems to pick up speed.
Posted: Tue Sep 9, 2014 6:11AM
Commissioner Jones Awards $2.3 Million to Faux Consumer Group Backing Prop 45 - by Steven Maviglio
ConsumerWatchdog, which no members but backing measure giving Jones Power to Slow Implementation of Obamacare, Receives 100 percent of Department’s Funds in 2003. After inquires, information hidden from public
Posted: Tue Sep 2, 2014 12:30PM
Neighbors Sue Minnesota Pig Factory for Creating Unlivable Conditions - by The Humane Society
On August 21 neighbors of a Minnesota pig factory served a legal complaint alleging that horrible odors from the facility have made their lives miserable, and are a nuisance under Minnesota law. The neighbors claim the foul stench from the facility has prevented them from going outdoors or opening their windows, and has isolated them from family and friends.
Posted: Fri Aug 29, 2014 3:24PM
Great Zine on Collective Housing Strategies and Tactics - by The Ant Hill Collective
D.I.Y. distro of a zine that serves as a tool and resource guide on the logistics, strategies, tactics and general theory and practice of collectives and cooperative housing projects as they relate to building political power from the grass roots to the global. Please help spread the word!
Posted: Thu Aug 28, 2014 7:02PM
Turtle Island Partners with Consumer Reports to Warn Seafood Eaters About Mercury - by Joanna Nasar
Turtle Island Restoration Network Partners with Consumer Reports to Warn Seafood Eaters to Avoid Tuna & Swordfish.
Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2014 1:53PM
Community Meeting with the New Orleans Police Monitor (audio/mpeg 44.7MB) - by WTUL News and Views
WTUL News and Views presents a recording of a recent community meeting with the Independent Police Monitor Susan Hutson. Updates on the shooting of Armand Bennett and other open police shooting cases as well as information about how community members can participate and support the efforts of the police monitor are included.
Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 7:27AM
Monotor Pete talks about food trucks, pushcarts and trailers (audio/mpeg 23.5MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Monotor Pete talks about food trucks, pushcarts and trailers
Posted: Mon Aug 18, 2014 6:51AM
Reproductive Justice, Black Feminist Organizing, and the Criminalization of Black Bodies (audio/mpeg 25.0MB) - by WTUL News and Views
WTUL News and Views speaks with Desiree Evans, Mwende Katwiwa, and Laura McTighe of Women With A Vision about the ignored and suppressed history of the Reproductive Justice struggle, how the voices and issues of women of color have been oppressed and criminalized, and what criminalization and justice look like in the age of Renisha McBride, Marissa Alexander, and countless others.
Posted: Wed Aug 13, 2014 11:47AM
TTIP: Threat to Democracy and the Constitutional State - by IG Metal, Verdi service union andCButterwegge
The TTIP, the largest free trade zone comprising 800 million of the EU and the US is being secretly negotiated. Democracy and the constitutional state are threatened by 3-person courts where corporations can sue states and decisions are irreversible. A parallel judicial system is created that favors foreign investors and endangers social and environmental regulations. The German IG Metal, Verdi social union, Christoph Butterwegge, Kevin Zeese and Mary Flowers comment.
Posted: Mon Aug 11, 2014 5:33AM
Alternative Outlook Radio :: Episode 16 (audio/mpeg 54.9MB) - by James Simmons
Alternative Outlook Radio is a radical news and information radio program & podcast that brings you the latest in arts, activism, intellectual discourse, militant resistance, and beyond!
Posted: Thu Aug 7, 2014 9:34PM
Debunking 8 Myths About Why Central American Children Are Migrating - by David Bacon
The failure of Central America's economies is largely due to the North American and Central American Free Trade Agreements and their accompanying economic changes.
Posted: Wed Jul 30, 2014 8:13PM