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FLUSH THE TPP! Or, How I Came To Hate The Trans Pacific Partnership Deal - by carol harvey
QUICK FLUSH - TPP 101 - Want to eat poisoned food or triple your medication costs? TPP will do that. Confused about how Multinational Corporations created the TPP, a Trans Pacific Partnership 'Trade Deal' that will hurt people globally? Wikileaks recently published two chapters of the agreement big corporations developed in years of secret talks. Before we have our say, Obama wants to Fast Track TPP through Congress. Please read the accompanying article, a quick summary of why we should...
Posted: Sat Feb 8, 2014 8:14AM
Chipotle's Seven Deadly Sins - by Direct Action Everywhere
Why protest Chipotle? We often get this question. On the face, Chipotle seems like a “good corporation.” They’re at least starting a conversation about animal welfare, right? And heck, they’re offering us a vegan burrito! But there are seven deadly sins, behind the glitzy marketing, that make Chipotle perhaps the most important target in the animal rights movement.
Posted: Thu Feb 6, 2014 5:00AM
New York Ending Stop and Frisk? - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Fri Jan 31, 2014 11:51PM
2013 worst year in decades for abortion rights-what can be done? - by Jane Cutter
The year 2013 nearly broke the all-time record for the most new restrictions on abortion passed in a single year. Some 22 states passed 70 different laws including late-abortion bans, doctor and clinic regulations, limits on medication abortions and bans on insurance coverage, according the Guttmacher Institute, a pro-choice research group. Twenty-four states have barred abortion coverage by the new health exchanges and nine of them forbid private insurance plans, as well, from covering most ...
Posted: Thu Jan 23, 2014 12:07AM
Are Lesbians Being Written Out of the LGBT Community? - by Joan Annsfire
The more I read the end of the year wrap-ups of the queer community, the more I fear that XX chromosome lesbians are being marginalized.
Posted: Fri Jan 3, 2014 12:35PM
Corruption Scandal Rocks Turkey - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Thu Dec 26, 2013 11:44PM
100 Years of Financial Terrorism - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Sun Dec 22, 2013 11:44PM
Was Michael Collins assassinated? - by M Congannon
New book re-opens the case; "The Assassination of Michael Collins: What Happened At Béal na mBláth?" by SM Sigerson (Kindle / Create Space 2013)
Posted: Thu Dec 19, 2013 3:59PM
Woolworth's SIT-DOWN STRIKE in 1937 Detroit: Lessons for Today’s Low-Wage Workers - by Marc Norton
The original version of this article was published in Labor Notes on December 11, 2013. See also Marc Norton Online.
Posted: Thu Dec 12, 2013 6:24AM
Fraud in Honduran Elections − An Eyewitness Account - by Allan Fisher
As an election observer in Honduras, it is painful and disappointing to hear the U.S. ambassador make a statement on election night praising the transparency and fairness of the election process in Honduras. In the days before the November 24 election, I was part of a delegation that visited different communities in struggle for social justice. There we heard accounts of intimidation and vote buying in attempts to coerce the people to vote for the right-wing presidential candidate Juan Orlan...
Posted: Wed Dec 11, 2013 7:22PM
New Report: Rising Seas Threaten 233 Federally Protected Species - by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO— Sea-level rise driven by climate change poses a deadly threat to 233 federally protected animal and plant species in 23 coastal states, according to a new scientific report from the Center for Biological Diversity (see PDF), and U.S. wildlife protection agencies are not doing enough to protect at-risk species.
Posted: Tue Dec 10, 2013 3:44PM
Lynne Stewart: Save Her Life - Release Her Now! - by Ralph Poynter (Repost)
This message comes from Ralph Poynter, Lynne Stewart's husband and partner. Lynne is in unjustly in prison for defending an unpopular client to the best of her ability. Please read Ralph's message and act!
Posted: Mon Dec 9, 2013 6:27PM
Urge For Going: An Interview with Playwright Mona Mansour (audio/mpeg 15.2MB) - by KPFA Women's Magazine
Kate Raphael of Women's Magazine speaks with playwright Mona Mansour, whose play "Urge for Going", produced by Golden Thread Theater, is playing now in San Francisco. Audio: 16:38
Posted: Mon Dec 2, 2013 5:11PM
NSA Infects 50,000 Computer Systems Worldwide - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 11:46PM
Israel Wants Walls, not Peace - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Fri Nov 22, 2013 11:33PM
Arctic Sunrise 30 may face extended detention in Russia - by indyradio.nu
The Arctic Sunrise 30 have been held in Russian prisons for 2 months, and the Russian government is preparing hold them for another 90 days.
Posted: Mon Nov 18, 2013 1:11PM
Colorado mink farm raided, forced to close - by Animal Liberation
Activists raid, shut down mink farm days after its location is made public.
Posted: Sun Nov 17, 2013 1:41PM
Israeli Apartheid Ruthlessness - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Mon Nov 4, 2013 12:02PM
Jackie Robinson: "I Never Had It Made" - [review of the movie 42] - by Marc Norton
First published in Z Magazine. I have made some revisions from the published version in this post, and at Marc Norton Online.
Posted: Sun Nov 3, 2013 5:14AM
Gov. Brown Vetoes Modest Drug Sentencing Reform Bill - by ACLU
SACRAMENTO – On October 12, Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill that would have modestly reformed California’s drug sentencing laws for simple possession, significantly reduced incarceration costs for counties and helped the state end its ongoing incarceration crisis.
Posted: Tue Oct 15, 2013 12:36PM