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Fluoridation’s 70th anniversary – Nothing to Celebrate - by Fluoride Action Network
The US has added fluoride chemicals into the public's water supply for 7 decades in a failed effort to reduce tooth decay. Result: Tooth Decay Epidemic. It's time to stop this public health blunder which is endangering our health and wasting our tax dollars
Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 5:33PM
RIDE New Orleans hosts Voices for Transportation Choices event (audio/mpeg 10.2MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Voices for Transportation Choices will be held on Saturday January 24, 2015.
Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2015 7:47AM
#BadPictureMondays: Body Positivity in the Internet Age w/ Tiffany McCulley (audio/mpeg 28.7MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Interview with body positivity activist and The Body Is Not An Apology organizer Tiffany McCulley about the state of the body positivity movement, her experience as a bearded lady, and why 'fat' and 'ugly' should not be dirty words.
Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 7:27AM
To Angola 3 Supporters, Stop LA Gov Jindal From Speaking at House of Commons, London UK - by International Coalition to Free the Angola 3
To all A3 supporters, please pick up the telephone and make 2 calls now. Governor Bobby Jindal will be in London on Monday speaking at the House of Commons about democracy and human rights whilst the state of Louisiana impedes justice for Albert. He has been invited by Damian Collins MP and The Henry Jackson Society so we need to call them now and let them know that Jindal should not be given a platform to speak
Posted: Fri Jan 16, 2015 8:50AM
Nurses Welcome White House Community College Initiative - by via National Nurses United
National Nurses United today announced strong support for President Obama's community college initiative that NNU said should have a huge impact on expanding and improving nursing education opportunities for an entire new generation of registered nurses.
Posted: Thu Jan 15, 2015 3:18PM
Haiti Marks Deadly Earthquake's Five-Year Anniversary - by Sophia Har
In the aftermath of Haiti's 2010 earthquake, the IMF canceled its debt to aid the country's recovery. The same mechanism could aid Ebola-affected countries.
Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2015 1:12PM
Dr. Elmore Rigamer Interview on Single Payer Health Care (audio/mpeg 32.7MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Elmore F. Rigamer, MD, MPA, - currently Medical Director for Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans - joined us in the studio to discuss single payer health care verses private insurer plans in the United States. Issues discussed included whether or not healthcare is a human right or a privilege, if a transition from the Affordable Care Act to a single payer system is possible, the social costs such as medical bankruptcy, illness and unnecessary deaths, how much the insurance lobby s...
Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2015 7:38AM
Jim Raby on the former Silver City Dump Site (audio/mpeg 37.3MB) - by WTUL News & Views (New Orleans, LA)
28m This month City Council voted in favor of a zoning change sought by the Housing Authority of New Orleans and its developers in order to build a community center on the contaminated soil of the former Silver City Industrial Waste Dump. With us in the studio is Jim Raby president of Walter L Cohen Alumni Association who will give us a history of New Orleans' developers building housing, schools, and community centers for African Americans on former toxic dump sites.
Posted: Mon Dec 22, 2014 7:45AM
New Orleans Musicians Clinic Fundraiser (audio/mpeg 4.9MB) - by WTUL News & Views
Conversation with Stacey Morigeau about the New Years Eve New Orleans Musicians Clinic fundraiser.
Posted: Fri Dec 19, 2014 8:02AM
WTUL News & Views (audio/mpeg 27.6MB) - by WTUL News & Views
"Race, Patriarchy, and Pleasure" Harm Reduction Coalition Podcast #39 from 2011, 30m09s. With Asha Bandele, Drug Policy Alliance and Joyce Rivera, St. Ann’s Corner of Harm Reduction
Posted: Mon Dec 15, 2014 7:18AM
Single Payer Health Care - How would that look in the United States (audio/mpeg 38.0MB) - by Dr Rade Pejic
Dr. Pejic with Physicians for a National Health Plan [PNHP] discusses the broken system of health coverage in the United States and what a single payer system alternative would look like.
Posted: Fri Dec 12, 2014 7:44AM
Race, Poverty, And Chemical Toxic Trespass - The Critical Distance Of Vulnerability - by Tomas DiFiore
“The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) screened news media reports of 1,275 high consequence incidents over a recent five-year period, 2009–2013. High consequence incidents result in injury, fatality, acute environmental damage, evacuation or shelter-in-place of 500 or more members of the public, onsite property damage greater than $500,000, or offsite property damage. The CSB data do not represent the universe of all chemical incidents.” At the other end of the ...
Posted: Thu Dec 11, 2014 8:52AM
Thirty years on from Bhopal disaster: Still fighting for justice - by Amnesty International
On the night of 2nd December, 1984, toxic gas had leaked from a factory run by Union Carbide India Ltd spreading fumes over a large residential area in Bhopal.
Posted: Tue Dec 2, 2014 3:15PM
The West in danger of forgetting suffering refugees says charity head - by by Ruth Gledhill
The deaths of two Syrian babies from cold last week was an example of the conditions faced by hundreds of thousands on a daily basis.
Posted: Mon Dec 1, 2014 11:37PM
Russia Bans GMOs - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Sat Nov 22, 2014 8:14AM
Big Real Estate Loses Key Anti-Tenant Democrats - by Dean Preston
Many ambitious legislators in Sacramento believe that their path to victory is by selling out tenants and aligning with realtors and landlords. No doubt they get campaign money for playing this game. But several Democrats around the state have learned the hard way that supporting Big Real Estate to the detriment of working people is not a good strategy for re-election.
Posted: Tue Nov 18, 2014 12:20PM
Save the Ché Café photo blog - by via cb
If you would like to help save the Che, please donate to the fund from their website, and spread the word! They are now facing a possible imminent eviction, and there may likely be a confrontation with police.
Posted: Wed Nov 5, 2014 12:49PM
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