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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
Fracking, another wrong turn on the road to sustainability - by Melissa Mullins
The anti-fracking movement is gaining momentum, thanks to documentaries and numerous University studies warning against the toxic chemicals used in the practice. My article urges Californians to join the fight against fracking, and to put pressure on Governor Brown into passing a moratorium. With midterm elections coming up next year, we have the opportunity to get our voice heard, and to elect someone that will represent what we want-- a future powered by clean, renewable energy.
Posted: Tue Nov 19, 2013 3:49PM
Posts on Social Class Discrimination and Global Ethical Human Rights. - by Anthony Ravlich
In many neoliberal States, in my view, social class discrimination is hidden and 'class-blind' societies fostered.
Posted: Tue Nov 19, 2013 12:50PM
Southern California Native American community shows support for their Lakota relatives - by Corina Roberts
Redbird's blanket, toy and school supplies drive and mini-powwow welcomes everyone, and this year will be attended by two well known traditional style powwow drums, powwow royalty, and a host of singers and dancers representing tribes throughout the western hemisphere. There is no cover charge and the doors are open to all nations, native and non-native, coming with or without donations.
Posted: Sat Nov 16, 2013 7:34AM
Why Don't U.S. Women Choose Science Careers? - by KPFA Women's Magazine
Eileen Pollack was one of the first two women to receive a bachelors in Physics from Yale, but ended up teaching creative writing instead of going on in science. In this interview, Ms. Pollack talks about what happened to her, and why the numbers of U.S. women in math and science have changed very little in the last thirty years. Audio 21:18
Posted: Mon Oct 28, 2013 5:16PM
Message to the 10th General Assembly of Salinlahi Alliance for Children's Concerns - by Coni Ledesma
The Special Office for the Protection of Children of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) extends warm congratulations to Salinlahi Alliance for Children's Concerns on the occasion of your 10th General Assembly on 14-16 October 2013.
Posted: Fri Oct 25, 2013 8:53PM
Radio Autonomía: Zapatismo:: CNTE Teachers Interview (audio/mpeg 11.2MB) - by Radio Autonomia
Interview with CNTE Teachers Aug.2013
Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2013 11:45AM
Obit: On the Passing of my Good Friend Nick Consoletti - by Edward Campbell
By E. H. Campbell Amherst, MA, Oct. 9, 2013—I am deeply saddened to learn of the passing of my good friend Nick Consoletti, and I most sincerely apologize for not remarking on his death in June of 2012 until now.
Posted: Wed Oct 9, 2013 8:48AM
Post-Escuelita Seminar Puebla (audio/mpeg 130.9MB) - by Radio Autonomia
Augosto 2013, Seminario de Escuelita Zapatista organizado por el Posgrado de Sociología del Instituto de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades “Alfonso Vélez Pliego” de la Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, Mexico.
Posted: Tue Sep 24, 2013 10:02PM
Teachers violently removed from Mexico City Zócalo attract mass support - by El Enemigo Común
Schoolteachers demanding worker rights and free public education for everyone were violently removed from the Mexico City Zócalo on September 13 and are now regrouping.
Posted: Wed Sep 18, 2013 11:23AM
Maestros en el DF sufren violento desalojo y atraen apoyo masivo - by El Enemigo Común
Maestros que han estado defendiendo sus derechos laborales y la educación pública y gratuita fueron desalojados con lujo de violencia el 13 de septiembre ya ahora se reorganizan.
Posted: Wed Sep 18, 2013 11:18AM
Robinhood Republicans and Attention Deficient Democrats ~ 2013 US Farm Bill - by khubaka, michael harris
The US House version of a 2013 of a US Farm Bill stripped Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services from an opening round of the end of a working “unholy alliance.” Big corporate industrial agriculture interests, big banks and financial markets openly courting environmental justice and the hunger coalition in the name of "food security."
Posted: Mon Sep 16, 2013 9:30AM