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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
text Court Clears California to Require Cancer Warning on Roundup by Center for Biological Diversity
FRESNO, Calif.. March 11, 2017 — A court has ruled that the state of California can move forward with plans to designate glyphosate — the main ingredient in Monsanto’s widely used herbicide Roundup — as a known carcinogen. The Friday decision, which finalizes a preliminary ruling, sets the stage for the California Environmental Protection Agency to be the first regulatory body in the United States to recognize glyphosate as a carcinogen....
Posted: Mon Mar 13, 2017 4:56PM
text In condemned remarks, HUD Secretary Ben Carson calls slaves “immigrants” by Lynda Carson
People have allegedly been around for the last 195,000 years or more, and slavery has existed since before written history. The slavery era insurance registry reveals a lot of information about slavery!...
Posted: Mon Mar 6, 2017 9:07PM
text HUD Secretary Ben Carson leads subsidized renters & union employees into uncertain future by Lynda Carson
As the federal employees, including HUD employees, and HUD’s subsidized renters experience a state of panic regarding the future of HUD and it’s subsidized housing programs, the future seems very grim and uncertain under the fascist right-wing Trump regime, and the new Hud Secretary, Ben Carson!...
Posted: Fri Mar 3, 2017 1:57AM
text Bertolini is not only an idiot by Bruce Loisel
Aetna (under the sage leadership of CEO Mark Bertolini) just took a billion dollar loss. So clearly Berolini is an idiot – although Aetna won’t have to pay federal taxes for taking this loss, just like his buddy Donald Trump (my Fed. Tax bill for Jan. was $586 dollars – what was yours?)....
Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 12:12PM
audio Responsive Healthcare: Identifying and addressing needs of formerly incarcerated persons (audio/x-wav 284.8mb) by WTUL New Orleans 9.15 News & Views
Anjali Niyogi, MD, MPH and Ashley Wennerstrom, PhD, MPH shed light on the process of developing the Formerly Incarcerated Transitional Care Clinic (FIT Clinic) in New Orleans as they work towards improving healthcare systems and services for formerly incarcerated persons....
Posted: Fri Feb 3, 2017 2:17AM
image México : Gasolinazo, cólera proletaria y reformismo en punto muerto. 480__93270205_reut2_1.jpg by partido comunista internacional
En este comienzo de año, decenas de miles de mejicanos, hombres y mujeres, han salido a la calle, hecho huelgas, bloqueado las calles, trenes y autopistas (entre ellas las que van a los Estados Unidos), ocupado los depósitos de combustibles, saboteado oleoductos, saqueado los comercios y enfrentado las fuerzas represivas......
Posted: Thu Feb 2, 2017 5:31PM
audio Interview with Marlo and Hannah of Reproductive Justice Action Collective (ReJAC) (audio/x-wav 120.3mb) by WTUL New Orleans 9.15 News & Views
WTUL News & Views is joined in the station by organizers Marlo and Hannah from the Reproductive Justice Action Collective NOLA (ReJAC) to talk about grassroots action centered around Reproductive Justice going on in the South....
Posted: Thu Jan 26, 2017 11:20AM
text Public Interest Groups, Farmers File Lawsuit Challenging Monsanto's Toxic Pesticides by Center for Biological Diversity
Illegal Approval of Dicamba Use on Engineered Crops Will Harm Farmers, Environment...
Posted: Mon Jan 23, 2017 12:53PM
image Tampa Food Not Bombs Provides Healthy Meal As Police Ramp Up Threats for Saturday 480_stronger-together-tampa-food-not-bombs_1.jpg by Tampa Food Not Bombs
This morning Tampa Food Not Bombs served our usual Tuesday morning breakfast surrounded by dozens of supporters linking arms around the table. Even as police threatened the support circle with arrest if they didn't make passage for them to arrest those serving, they held strong around us which allowed us to serve every last person who wanted and needed a meal....
Posted: Tue Jan 10, 2017 12:05PM