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The State of Reform in the Philippines - by Akbayan - Citizens Action Party
Akbayan on Aquino’s 5th State of the Nation Address
Posted: Sat Aug 2, 2014 7:35PM
The fight to save the Che Cafe escalates. Action required - by Chris Burnett
The fight to save the Che Cafe escalates. Action required
Posted: Mon Jul 7, 2014 12:06PM
Save the Che Cafe! Solidarity letter from Zack de la Rocha - by Chris Burnett
Save the Che Cafe! Letter of solidarity from Zack de la Rocha
Posted: Sun Jun 29, 2014 8:50PM
2014 World Maritime Day ~ ALC ~ Congressional Black Caucus Weekend - by Khubaka, Michael Harris
First steam vessel in California, owned by the "African Founding Father of California" will help restore confidence in today's expanded US ~ Pan African Global Trade and Commerce. During the 44th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) Sept. 24-27, 2014, in solidarity with the IMO ~ World Maritime Day traditional diplomatic reception, stay tuned for official notice for 25 September 2014 and in Washington, D.C. ~ the California party indeed is seen. "It starts with you" is the theme for the 4...
Posted: Sun Jun 29, 2014 8:28PM
Louisiana Defenders Collective Interview from WTUL News and Views (audio/mpeg 50.6MB) - by WTUL News and Views
News and Views speaks to members of the Louisiana Defenders Collective, going over the holes in the criminal justice system that make their services necessary and the particular pressures put on juveniles in the privatization of the public school system, especially the ways formerly standard in-school behavioral problems have become criminalized.
Posted: Wed Jun 25, 2014 7:22AM
High school students, community stand up to Westboro Baptist Church - by Walter Smolarek
On June 9, nearly 1,000 students and community members gathered outside Wilson High School in Washington, D.C., to stand up to the notorious bigots of the Westboro Baptist Church. Wilson High was targeted by WBC because the school was celebrating LGBTQ Pride, shortly after the school’s principal, Peter Cahall, came out as a gay man.
Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 12:09PM
USDA Cites Primate Center for Marmoset Injury - by Stop Animal Exploitation Now
BOSTON/SOUTHBOROUGH, MA – A USDA report obtained on April 2 by SAEN (Stop Animal Exploitation NOW!) reveals that the USDA has cited Harvard's Primate Research Center for the fracture of a marmoset's leg and the incorrect dosing of a primate following a SAEN complaint.
Posted: Fri Apr 4, 2014 6:36PM
USDA Probe Cites UW for Multiple Animal Deaths & 10 Month Denial of Pain Relief to 30 - by Stop Animal Exploitation Now
SEATTLE, WA – A USDA investigation of the University of Washington which resulted from an Official Complaint filed by Research Watchdog Group SAEN (Stop Animal Exploitation NOW!) has led to multiple citations against the UW for animal deaths and failure to provide pain relief to 30 animals for an extended period, as well as additional animal deaths and infractions discovered during the inspection.
Posted: Sat Mar 29, 2014 3:51PM
USDA Cites U of Houston for Infant Primate Strangulation Death - by Stop Animal Exploitation Now
HOUSTON, TX – The USDA has issued a federal citation against the University of Houston (UH) for the negligent death of an infant primate following a complaint filed by National Research Watchdog Group, SAEN (Stop Animal Exploitation NOW!).
Posted: Sat Mar 29, 2014 3:48PM
Government Reports Document UNLV Guilty of Negligence in Pig Deaths - by Stop Animal Exploitation Now
LAS VEGAS, NV – Multiple acts of negligence which led to death and torture by staff at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas is being reported by a national research watchdog organization on March 19.
Posted: Sat Mar 29, 2014 3:46PM
Three animals, including a primate, killed at University of Michigan because of negligence - by Stop Animal Exploitation Now
ANN ARBOR, MI – Three animals – including a baboon – were killed and other animals were abused at the University of Michigan through negligence, according to reports made by the university to the government in 2013, according to a national watchdog group.
Posted: Wed Mar 12, 2014 5:52PM
Negligence at Emory University Leads to Animal Deaths, Violation of Federal Law - by Stop Animal Exploitation Now
ATLANTA, GA – Emory University should be fined tens of thousands of dollars because of a series of incidents over the past few years that have killed research subjects through negligence – including the deaths of an infant monkey and other animals, according to documents released on February 27 by a national research watchdog organization.
Posted: Sun Mar 2, 2014 4:09PM
2 Rabbits bleed to death and 2 Monkeys die as Duke botches experiments - by Stop Animal Exploitation Now
RALEIGH/DURHAM,NC – Sensitive federal records that reveal two preventable monkey deaths and two preventable rabbit deaths, as well as other injuries to primates at Duke University are being made public by a national research watchdog organization on February 27.
Posted: Sun Mar 2, 2014 4:06PM
Vergara v. California: Teachers’ rights under attack - by David Feldman
Teachers are currently being attacked on many fronts. Our professionalism is questioned and a bipartisan consensus in congress blames teacher unions for the deficiencies in public education, while the schools we work in are underfunded and under of privatization. Powerful interests including the Walton family of Walmart infamy, Bill Gates of Microsoft, and Los Angeles based billionaire Eli Broad have demonized public schools and pushed for more charters while dismissing the demands of teacher...
Posted: Tue Feb 25, 2014 6:44PM
Complaint targets U of Washington for Rabbit's Fractured Pelvis - by Stop Animal Exploitation Now
SEATTLE, WA – Sensitive federal records that reveal a shocking animal death due/euthanasia due to a fractured pelvis, and a 10 month denial of adequate pain relieve to 30 animals at the University of Washington are being made public by a national research watchdog organization this week.
Posted: Fri Feb 14, 2014 10:30PM
NLG and other Groups Call on Universities to Protect Open Debate on Palestine/Israel - by National Lawyers Guild
New York - The National Lawyers Guild and other organizations calling for human rights and for the rule of law in Palestine and Israel on February 6 urged academic institutions to reaffirm their commitment to free and open campus debate. The plea for free expression, including the right to call for human rights boycotts, was prompted by a series of repressive responses to the American Studies Association’s recent resolution to adopt a boycott against state-funded Israeli educational institu...
Posted: Mon Feb 10, 2014 2:14PM
California Rosa Parks Birthday Celebration ~ Global Intermodal Transportation Systems - by Khubaka, Michael Harris
California is the only state to officially recognize the birth of Rosa Parks, through legislation to honor our American icon. February 4 is the birth date of Rosa Louise McCauley Parks and the Interstate Commerce Commission, a date with destiny was written long ago. From the back of the bus, train, plane, ship, space shuttle and sidewalk people of African ancestry in America have a unique relationship with transportation systems. Today, a new paradigm is at hand, standing on the shoulders ...
Posted: Mon Feb 3, 2014 6:45PM
Pasamontaña; Zapatismo: a snapshot - by Ida Lobo
This zine explains Zapatista history and the current project of autonomy to those in the U.S. who either know very little about the movement, or don't understand how it operates on the ground. It explains how the movement evolved and gives a brief insight into how their autonomous government, school system, health care...etc operate today. Please print and share with your comrades, friends, and communities!
Posted: Sun Feb 2, 2014 12:43PM
Chomsky's response to UN's 'Global Crime Against Humanity' and my reply. - by Anthony Ravlich
Noam Chomsky's response to UN's 'Global Crime Against Humanity' described in my recent article, 'A Great World can be achieved by Great States ensuring global ethical human rights'. It also contains my reply.
Posted: Mon Jan 13, 2014 11:43PM
Ivy League University Votes To Dump Oil and Gas Investments - by Peter Mantius, DC Bureau
On Dec. 11, the Cornell University Faculty Senate adopted by a 43-13 vote a resolution calling for the school to divest by 2035 all its investments in the top 200 holding companies ranked by fossil fuel reserves. A similar resolution adopted by the Cornell Student Assembly in the spring had called for divestiture by 2020.
Posted: Thu Jan 2, 2014 9:46AM