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audio 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
image Anonymous reports impunity in Honduras 120_800-indignatos.jpg original image ( 800x400) - by IndyRadio
Los Indigatos have been marching through the major cities of Honduras demanding an end to impunity and corruption. First hand accounts of the reality via Anonymous in Sydney are compiled in a monthly report. Coverage by the North American press has been meager - here's what you've been missing.
Posted: Mon Aug 24, 2015 7:32PM
text Thomas Piketty: Germany has never repaid its debts. It has no right to lecture Greece - by Thomas Piketty
Conservatives, especially in Germany, are about to destroy Europe and the European idea, all because of their shocking ignorance of history... Germany is really the single best example of a country that, throughout its history, has never repaid its external debt. Neither after the First nor the Second World War. However, it has frequently made other nations pay up, such as after the Franco-Prussian War of 1870, when it demanded massive reparations from France and indeed received them. The Fre...
Posted: Mon Aug 24, 2015 4:28AM
text White Privilege in the Animal Rights Movement - by via Animal Liberation Press Office
If animal liberation is to succeed, the movement must address the concerns of oppressed humans as well as non-humans. Human oppression cannot be co-opted or ignored, and it certainly cannot be pushed aside within a movement that is supposed to be based on compassion and care for all animals.
Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2015 4:50PM
text From the Free Economy to the Share Economy - by Christoph Lutge and Nils Ole Oermann
In 1970 the economics Nobel Prize winner Milton Friedman argued the social responsibility of business was only maximization of its profits. This is not true any more today. the responsibility of businesses goes beyond profit maximization... More can be demanded from those with more power - that jobs are created, good, innovative and very reasonable products or services are offered, that they pay into the social treasury and pay their taxes.
Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2015 3:49AM
text Patients are not Customers - by Hartmut Reiners and Tom Berthold
Mainstream economics is always based on the idea of homo oeconomicus, an egoist who maximizes his own advantages. In economics, the extreme form of egoism is treated as rationality. This is problematic. Thought models shape perception and conduct. July 30 was Medicare's 50th birthday and Friday August 14 is Social Security's 80th birthday. Millions were saved from abject poverty and hopelessness. Time to celebrate and fight for the social state instead of the punishing state!
Posted: Wed Aug 12, 2015 8:00AM
audio (A-Radio) Interview: Week of solidarity with anarchist prisoners August 2015 (audio/mpeg 7.7MB) - by A-Radio Berlin
In the following interview we talk about the "Week of solidarity with anarchist prisoners", who is promoting it and what it is about. For security reasons, this interview has been re-recorded using our own voices. You'll find the audio (to listen online or download in different sizes) here: http://aradio.blogsport.de/2015/08/12/a-radio-in-english-interview-week-of-solidarity-with-anarchist-prisoners-august-2015/ Length: 4:47 min
Posted: Wed Aug 12, 2015 7:50AM
image Victory for "Invisible Committee" defendants - terror charges dropped 120_tarnac_demo.jpg original image ( 750x492) - by The Acorn
A significant legal victory against the capitalist system, and its use of “anti-terrorism” laws to crush dissent, has been notched up in France.
Posted: Mon Aug 10, 2015 8:15AM
text Some Portions Of The Military Industrial Complex Are Not Turning A Bigger Profit Offshore - by John Thielking
The following article was recently submitted to the Occupy Eugene Newsletter Committee for publication in their next newsletter.
Posted: Sun Aug 9, 2015 11:37AM
text (A-Radio) Interview: Reclaim the fields, food sovereignity and the prison system - by A-Radio Berlin
As Anarchist Radio Berlin we talked with an UK-based organizer from the Reclaim the fields initiative. This interview is about the planned international camp in North-Wales, the relationship of food sovereignty and the prison system, and the topic of prison abolition as such. You'll find the audio (to listen online or download in different sizes) here: http://aradio.blogsport.de/2015/08/05/a-radio-in-english-interview-reclaim-the-fields-food-sovereignity-and-the-prison-system/ Length: 13:02...
Posted: Wed Aug 5, 2015 8:21AM
image How To Create Your Own Anti-Corruption Task Force 120_underdog.jpg original image ( 500x386) - by Renee
How To Create Your Own Anti-Corruption Task Force Want to have your own public service SWAT Team? Did a corrupt politician, or organized political crime group, do crimes on you?
Posted: Tue Aug 4, 2015 9:50PM
audio Oaxaca teachers Seccion 22 interviews, and Indigenous Afro rights interview About reforms (audio/mpeg 133.8MB) - by paz
Oaxaca teachers Seccion 22 interviews, and Indigenous Afro rights organizer interview about reforms in Mexico (spanish)
Posted: Tue Aug 4, 2015 11:51AM
document Syriza, Podemos, Left Front… May Capital’s Far Left Die! class_war_02-2015-en.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by CLASS WAR
“Communists supposed it… but Syriza surpassed their expectations…”
Posted: Tue Aug 4, 2015 8:01AM
text Food & Water Watch Calls on SEC to Reject GMO Salmon Stock Filings - by via Food & Water Watch
Washington, D.C., July 28, 2015—Food & Water Watch called on the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) today to reject the stock registration filings of AquaBounty Technologies (ABTX), the maker of genetically engineered salmon, based on misleading and erroneous claims the company is making in its attempts to join the NASDAQ stock exchange. The letter (see PDF) asks SEC to compel AquaBounty to revise the document to apprise investors of new scientific evidence showing that GMO salmon cannot ...
Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2015 12:55AM
text United Nations Votes for Global Bankruptcy Principles - by Sophia Har
A United Nations committee adopted nine principles to create a global bankruptcy process for countries. Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz addressed the final session of "The UN Ad Hoc Committee on Sovereign Debt Restructuring" that the UN General Assembly established last fall. Countries currently cannot access bankruptcy protection when they face economic crisis. The World Bank notes that 49 countries face worrying levels of debt distress and the International Monetary Fund notes debt is the ro...
Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2015 11:26AM
text Greece demonstrates - by International Communist Party
At the end of yet another «historic» marathon session Brussels negotiations between the Greek government and its creditors, a «definitive» agreement has yet again been found to «resolve" the Greek crisis: Greek Prime Minister Tsipras and his team have come to accept as a condition for new loans to the virtually bankrupt Greek government, a plan of austerity measures significantly harsher than he had rejected a week earlier and against which he had, supposedly, held a referendum! The only...
Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2015 8:55AM
text The lessons of Greece - by Pcint
At the end of yet another «historic» marathon session Brussels negotiations between the Greek government and its creditors, a «definitive» agreement has yet again been found to «resolve" the Greek crisis: Greek Prime Minister Tsipras and his team have come to accept as a condition for new loans to the virtually bankrupt Greek government, a plan of austerity measures significantly harsher than he had rejected a week earlier and against which he had, supposedly, held a referendum! The only...
Posted: Wed Jul 22, 2015 10:35AM
audio US still demands that Burundi's Nkurunziza stand down (audio/mpeg 2.3MB) - by KPFA Weekend News/Ann Garrison
The regional tensions are no doubt real, the danger of mass violence great, but the African Great Lakes Region is so resource rich that the resource interests of the world’s industrial and military power elites are inevitably in play behind the news.
Posted: Mon Jul 20, 2015 2:35PM
text ¿Qué demuestra Grecia? - by partido comunista internacional
Muchos le gritan traidor a Tsipras, entre ellos las corrientes de “extrema-izquierda” que afirmaban no guardar ninguna ilusión en Syriza y su gobierno. Pero solo pueden sentirse traicionados aquellos que tomaron en serio los discursos demagógicos de Syriza y su jefe.
Posted: Sun Jul 19, 2015 11:56PM
audio John Pilger on Syriza's betrayal of Greece (audio/mpeg 9.9MB) - by KPFA Flashpoints
John Pilger spoke to Dennis Bernstein on KPFA Flashpoints about Syriza's betrayal of the Greek people on July 14, 2015.
Posted: Wed Jul 15, 2015 10:35PM

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