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audio Cyclist killed on the streets of New Orleans (audio/mpeg 4.7MB) - by m. toups
On Thursday July 17, a bicyclist was killed riding in the bike lane on St. Claude Ave at the intersection of Elysian Fields Ave.
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 7:12AM
audio Alternative Outlook Radio (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: Sun Jun 29, 2014 4:40PM
document National Organic Standards Board Threatened by USDA Maneuvering apa_petition_nosb_charter_06-17-2014.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by Food & Water Watch
Washington, D.C. — On June 17, 20 organic farm and consumer groups filed a petition with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to protect the authority and permanence of the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB). The petitioners object to recent changes to the NOSB charter, renewed on May 8, 2014, that undermine the mandatory and continuing duties of the Board as established by Congress under the Organic Foods Production Act (OFPA) of 1990.
Posted: Fri Jun 27, 2014 1:08PM
document Report Unveils How DEA Blocked Research and Reclassification of Marijuana, MDMA, Others dpa-maps_dea_science_final.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by via MAPS
The Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) and the Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) on June 10 released their new report, “The DEA: Four Decades of Impeding and Rejecting Science”. The report documents a decades-long pattern of systematically obstructing medical research and ignoring scientific evidence.
Posted: Fri Jun 27, 2014 1:03PM
audio Alternative Outlook Radio :: Episode 14 (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! Also, Alternative Outlook Radio is a collective media project, which means we depend on AND want citizen journalists and activists to appear and produce segments for this show on a rolling basis. Please email james@alternativeoutlook.org if interested.
Posted: Sun Jun 22, 2014 1:23PM
text The law was struck down prohibiting people from living in vehicles in Los Angeles - by Lynda Carson
In the case Desertrain v. City of Los Angeles, the court sent a strong message all across the nation that cities cannot end homelessness, by making homelessness illegal with egregious city laws that essentially make it impossible for homeless people to survive by staying in their vehicles!
Posted: Fri Jun 20, 2014 11:59PM
text Affordable housing industry targets public housing for termination with RAD program - by Lynda Carson
After starving our nation's public housing program for many years with a lack of adequate funding, Congress has allowed 60,000 public housing units to be privatized and sold under the new RAD program recently. However, applications seeking commitments to privatize 180,000 public housing units have been offered by members of the so-called affordable housing industry from all across the nation!
Posted: Sat Jun 14, 2014 10:27PM
image Philippines: Freedom from Corruption and Plunder on Independence Day 120_6.12.14-protest-philippines-atin-plm-sanlakas.jpg original image ( 528x316) - by KonTRA-POrk
On Independence Day, we call upon all Filipinos to take a stand and take back what is rightfully ours.
Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 3:05AM
image Victory in Barcelona: "Can Vies" Squat Solidarity Prevents Eviction 120_115405.jpg original image ( 429x298) - by CanViesSolidarity
Four days of demonstrations, riots, and direct actions throughout Spain after the Barcelona Squat "Can Vies" was initially attacked by police and partially destroyed have resulted in capitulation of the city government. The Squat will no longer be evicted!
Posted: Sun Jun 1, 2014 8:28AM
image Israel soldiers demolished and took tents red cross gave to bedwens in Bethany 120_img_7825xx.jpg original image ( 1037x692) - by Rami Allaria
Israel soldiers demolished and took tents red cross gave to bedwens in Bethany
Posted: Sat May 24, 2014 2:46AM
image The AIDS fight back: reflection from a revolutionary 120_protest-during-the-aids.jpg original image ( 390x129) - by Preston Wood
I remember in the 1980s having to sneak into the hospital to be with my partner, lover, best friend, when he lay dying. Obviously, the hospital administration didn't consider our life-partner commitment was in any way valid. He was suffering with severe pain, clogged airways, and covered with KS lesions (Karposi Sarcoma). He was confused and alone — except for me, plus comrades and friends who were always there. Photo: A New York City march in the 1980s
Posted: Tue May 20, 2014 10:32PM
image Protesters take over Albuquerque City Council meeting 120_protesters-take-over.jpg original image ( 300x169) - by Albuquerque PSL
On May 5 anti-police brutality activists and community members in Albuquerque effectively shut down the City Council meeting and reconvened it as a People’s Meeting, a truly unprecedented event in the recent history of Albuquerque.
Posted: Tue May 13, 2014 2:01PM
image Santa Barbara County Fracking Ban will be on November Ballot 120_santa_barbara_water_guardians_fracking_ban.jpg original image ( 1536x2048) - by Fracking News
On May 1, Santa Barbara residents turned in 20,000 signatures to the county elections office which they hope will qualify a fracking ban initiative on the November 2014 ballot.
Posted: Mon May 5, 2014 8:21AM
text Federal Court Strikes Down Wisconsin Voter ID Law - by ACLU
MILWAUKEE — A federal court today struck down Wisconsin's voter ID law as unconstitutional and in violation of Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act (VRA). The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) challenged the law on behalf of numerous Wisconsin voters, charging the measure violated the Fourteenth Amendment's equal protection clause and Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act.
Posted: Tue Apr 29, 2014 5:13PM
image Landless Workers Movement: Video from the 6th MST Congress in Brazil, February 2014 120_movimentodostrabalhadoresruraissemterra.jpg original image ( 800x450) - by Bay Area Delegation
A delegation of Bay Area supporters joined a couple of hundred others from across the globe and thousands of Brazilians for the 6th Movimento Sem Terra Congress in Brazil in February 2014. Here is video from the trip.
Posted: Fri Apr 25, 2014 12:53AM
image Jury awards $3 million in first fracking case 120_bob_lisa_emma_parr_wedding_day.jpg original image ( 550x401) - by TXsharon
Today, a jury of their peers awarded Bob and Lisa Parr $3 million dollars in their fracking lawsuit against Aruba Petroleum.
Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 8:10PM
image New Eviction Law Proposed in AB1513 120_070609eviction-notice.jpg original image ( 540x361) - by Nicolitavitche
New Eviction Law Proposed California Wide! Stop AB1513!
Posted: Fri Apr 18, 2014 10:50AM
text FDA Decision to Expand Food Irradiation Masks Weak Import Inspections - by Wenonah Hauter, Food & Water Watch
Washington, D.C. – “Today’s announcement by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approving the use of ionizing radiation as a food safety measure for crustaceans continues to show how inadequate the FDA food inspection system is, especially for imported foods. Food & Water Watch continues to harbor concerns about the safety of foods treated with radiation, but irradiation continues to be used as a crutch by FDA as a substitute for hiring more inspection personnel and investing in...
Posted: Wed Apr 16, 2014 2:43PM
document Unlabeled GMO Salmon? Groups Call on FDA to Rein In Industry Claims ge_salmon_letter_to_hamburg_about_clifford-1_cfs.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by Food & Water Watch
Washington, D.C.—Food & Water Watch and Center for Food Safety called on FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg on April 11 to put an end to erroneous statements by AquaBounty Technologies Vice President, who recently told the press that FDA has already decided that the company’s GMO salmon will be sold without a label. (see PDF)
Posted: Mon Apr 14, 2014 12:06PM
image Celebrate the RH victory in the Philippines, continue the struggle 120_2014-akbayan-rh-law.jpg original image ( 490x276) - by Akbayan (Citizens Action Party)
On the Supreme Court decision declaring the Reproductive Health Law constitutional
Posted: Mon Apr 14, 2014 2:15AM

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