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WTUL news and views interviews Divest Tulane on their sit in (audio/mpeg 3.0MB) - by wtul news
Michael from Divest Tulane gives an update on the 4th day of a sit in in President Fitts' office by Divest Tulane students, calling upon the president to support the unanimous resolution from Student Government to divest from fossil fuels 3 min
Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2015 8:35AM
Reinstatement Sought for NJ Teacher Suspended for Supporting Mumia - by Noelle Hanrahan, Prison Radio
Ms. Marylin Zuniga, a New Jersey public school teacher, demonstrated solidarity and concern when she encouraged her 3rd grade class to send get-well cards to Mumia last week. Unfortunately her positive intentions have caused a predictable backlash; she was immediately suspended and may lose her job.
Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2015 10:16PM
Sesquicentennial Celebration of Freedom ~ US Colored Troops during the US Civil War - by Katrina Koerting ~ Reprint
7 U.S. Colored Troops regiments at Appomattox had close to 5,000 men, many including President Abraham Lincoln suggest that the US Colored Troops had a profound impact on the US Civil War, Why is it a secret?
Posted: Thu Apr 9, 2015 7:43AM
WTUL News Interviews Dr Reynard Sanders on A Perfect Storm and Jessica of Patois Film Fest (audio/mpeg 14.1MB) - by WTUL News
As Part of Patois film fest, we interviewed Dr Sanders, a co-producer of "A Perfect Storm," a film project collected from primary documents and personal interviews conducted in the immediate aftermath of Katrina, when New Orleans municipal schools were being seized by the state of Louisiana and the charter school movement.
Posted: Fri Mar 13, 2015 10:47AM
President Obama Introduces "Student Aid Bill of Rights" - by Sumi Yi
New Rules Protect Students from Predatory Behavior
Posted: Tue Mar 10, 2015 2:00PM
Tulane Black Arts Festival (audio/mpeg 14.8MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Tulane Black Arts festival organizers give a preview of this year's events, including a keynote speech by Spike Lee. Conversation includes information about how the fest was planned and what participants can expect.
Posted: Thu Mar 5, 2015 10:15AM
Bells Across the Land: Sesquicentennial Celebration of Freedom - by khubaka, michael harris
On April 9, 1865, Union Genearl Ulysses S. Grant met Confederate General Robert E. Lee to set the terms of the Confederate Army surrender, beginning the end the US Civil War, the symbolic ending of four years of bloodsheed and America's Peculicar Institution.
Posted: Wed Feb 25, 2015 11:30AM
Mexico: Forensic evidence suggests disappeared students investigation a ‘whitewash’ - by Amnesty International
FEBRUARY 9, 2015 - The Mexican government must urgently address serious flaws in its investigation into the enforced disappearance of 43 students after forensic experts cast major doubts on the Attorney General’s inquiry, said Amnesty International today.
Posted: Tue Feb 10, 2015 2:01AM
Hooking Up and Staying Hooked w/ Colin Adamo (audio/mpeg 22.0MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Information about Hooking Up and Staying Hooked, a website and educational graphic novel for high school aged guys about sexual health and healthy relationships.
Posted: Wed Feb 4, 2015 6:45AM
Tulane Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement (audio/mpeg 30.7MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Emma Collin joined News and Views for an interview to discuss the fossil fuel divestment movement at Tulane University.
Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 7:28AM
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
Paloma informs us on SAPICHAI and their reasources in Peru on settingthestandard - by paz
Paloma informs us on SAPICHAI and their reasources in Peru on settingthestandard Protecting and developing indigenous rights by braiding indigenous and mestizo communities through the preservation, reintegration, unification and empowerment of indigenous practices and people. Every day we reawaken and reconnect youth and their families to their indigenous ancestry because our roots, resources, and livelihoods are at risk.
Posted: Sun Dec 21, 2014 10:58PM
Novolex, Out-of-State Firm Pushing California Plastic Bag Ban Referendum, Tied to ALEC - by by Steven Maviglio
Bloomberg investigation shows links between Novolex/HilexPoly and right-wing "dark money" group
Posted: Fri Dec 5, 2014 1:25PM
IU Strike Reflections - by indiana uncontrollables
A collectively written reflection on the IU student, faculty, and staff strike of April 2013. Hopefully of use to students in struggle in California
Posted: Tue Dec 2, 2014 5:47AM
MEXICO: Dec. 1-8 International Week of Actions for the Ayotzinapa Students. Solidarity Req - by Otganizer
MEXICO: Dec. 1-8 International Week of Actions for the Ayotzinapa Students (Bulletin No. 1 of International Campaign)
Posted: Sat Nov 29, 2014 8:43PM
Interview with Nardo Flores, comite de padres de los 43 desaparecido --La Onda Productions (audio/x-wav 66.6MB) - by Informacion Es Poder
Interview with Nardo Flores, member of the Parent Committee of the 43 kidnapped students of the Normal Rural Isidro Burgos in Ayotzinapa, Guerrero, Mexico. Today, November the 7th, the news published announced the arrest of 3 Guerreros Unidos members responsible for the kidnapping and presumed murder.
Posted: Fri Nov 7, 2014 10:08PM
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
A National Call: Save Civilian Public Education - by The National Network Opposing the Militarization of Youth
Over the last several decades, the Pentagon, conservative forces, and corporations have been systematically working to expand their presence in the K-12 learning environment and in public universities. The combined impact of the military, conservative think tanks and foundations, and of corporatization of our public educational systems has eroded the basic democratic concept of civilian public education. It is a trend that, if allowed to continue, will weaken the primacy of civilian rule and,...
Posted: Wed Oct 22, 2014 1:52PM
UI chancellor defends firing professor for pro Palestine tweets (audio/ogg 9.0MB) - by IndyRadio
University of Illinois stands firm on dumping professor for tweets against Israeli agression, he plans to sue.
Posted: Mon Oct 6, 2014 2:00PM
Filipinos storm Chinese Consulate, express support to Hong Kong’s “Umbrella Revolution" - by Akbayan - Citizens Action Party
Saying that the Filipino people’s struggle to secure Philippine sovereignty in the West Philippine Sea extends to the Chinese people’s fight to be free from their authoritarian government, members of Akbayan Partylist trooped to the Chinese Consular Office in Makati today to express their support to the tens and thousands of Hong Kong citizens who are staging a massive protest to demand “true universal suffrage” from mainland China.
Posted: Fri Oct 3, 2014 6:57PM