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Police Profiling & Military Spying: Why I Am Suing the Olympia Police Department (OPD) - by Strife Support Committee
In 2010, I was framed for assault on an officer at a protest in solidarity with Oscar Grant and other victims of police violence. The circumstances of the protest we're highly suspicious and I soon learned through public records that the police received a tip from a man working for the Fort Lewis military base. The repression of this protest against police brutality came after a criminal intelligence analyst named John Towery who was working for the US military was proven to have infiltrated...
Posted: Tue Feb 18, 2014 6:08AM
This Week in Palestine, January 17th, 2014 (audio/mpeg 6.9MB) - by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for January 11 to the 17, 2014.
Posted: Fri Jan 17, 2014 11:48PM
Sen Jud Committee Hearing on NSA bulk surveillance shows everyone agrees it shoud continue (audio/mpeg 3.6MB) - by Kellia Ramares-Watson/KPFA-FM
The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing in which members of the President's Review Group on communications technologies were invited to discuss their recommendations for reform of the NSA's bulk telephony metadata surveillance program. It is clear that Senators from both sides of the aisle and al the members of the witness panel believe the program should continue, even though it has not contributed significantly to terrorism investigations. (04:54)
Posted: Thu Jan 16, 2014 4:12PM
This Week in Palestine, January 10th, 2014 (audio/mpeg 7.7MB) - by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for January 4 to the 10, 2014.
Posted: Sun Jan 12, 2014 10:21PM
Israel's War on Asylum Seekers - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Wed Jan 8, 2014 11:53PM
Justice for Ramarley Graham! He was unarmed in his own home when this NY PIG killed him. - by JUSTICE FOR RAMARLEY GRAHAM!
An NYPD officer won't be charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of an unarmed Bronx teen, a grand jury voted Wednesday. ABC reports the jury decided there wasn't enough evidence to re-indict officer Richard Haste in the death of 18-year-old Ramarley Graham. Haste had been indicted by a different grand jury last year, but a judge threw out that indictment, citing a mistake by the assistant district attorney. Cops chased Graham into his grandmother's Bronx apartment in February o...
Posted: Mon Jan 6, 2014 7:22PM
Radio Autonomía: Zapatismo in the Bay January 2014 SHOW - by Radio Autonomía
Radio Autonomía/Autonomy Radio: Zapatismo in the Bay is a collective media project that takes inspiration from the Zapatista movement in Chiapas, México. We focus on autonomous political, economic, and social projects in the San Francisco Bay Area that resonate with the anti-capitalist, rebel spirit of Zapatismo. We are adherents to the Sexta. We broadcast live the first Sunday of every month from 4-6pm from Oakland, California on Berkeley Liberation Radio 104.1 FM, streaming live at berkel...
Posted: Sun Jan 5, 2014 9:43PM
Behind the UN Force Intervention Brigade in DR Congo (audio/mpeg 2.0MB) - by KPFA Evening News/Ann Garrison, 11.28.2013
The UN Force Intervention Brigade in the Democratic Republic of the Congo used South African helicopter gunships against both the M23 and ADF militias. South African mining researcher David Van Wyk said that this was not simply a U.N. operation to eliminate militias in the eastern DRC, as reported, but also the signal of a new resource war which could become another African World War.
Posted: Sun Dec 29, 2013 8:32PM
This Week in Palestine, December 27th, 2013 (audio/mpeg 9.9MB) - by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for December 21st to the 27th , 2013.
Posted: Sat Dec 28, 2013 9:53PM
Humanitarian hawks in the Central African Republic (audio/mpeg 2.8MB) - by KPFA Evening News, Ann Garrison, 12.22.2013
U.S. Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power spoke in the Central African Republic on December 21, 2013. She announced that the U.S. will contribute $100 million in Pentagon resources to the French military intervention there.
Posted: Thu Dec 26, 2013 3:55PM
Community Ronda from Cherán, Michoacán Prevents Narco-Corrido Concert by “El Komander” - by El Enemigo Común
By Simón Sedillo A “narco-corrido” concert by “El Komander” had been promoted to take place in Cherán, Michoacán at 3pm on December 15th, 2013. El Komander is known for singing about organized crime and in particular about the Gulf Cartel. Even though the Gulf Cartel isn’t active in the Purépecha plateau, where the community of Cherán is located, community members clarify that they are absolutely against any type of organized crime organization and the activities that revol...
Posted: Sun Dec 22, 2013 4:25PM
Slash Em Up Preview - by Slashemup
Slash Em Up: A black punk manifesto (preview) By Yumii Thecato
Posted: Thu Dec 12, 2013 12:38AM
Feminism and the Many Faces of Doris Lessing (audio/mpeg 23.8MB) - by KPFA Women's Magazine
Doris Lessing's book, The Golden Notebook, helped to birth Second Wave feminism, yet the iconic author was often snarkily critical of the movement. In the mainstream media, this means she was no feminist, but careful study reveals a more complex relationship. Audio: 26:02
Posted: Mon Dec 2, 2013 5:38PM
Bugs! Blood! Brutal Women! An Interview With Kameron Hurley (audio/mpeg 23.9MB) - by KPFA Women's Magazine
KPFA Women's Magazine talks with science fiction author Kameron Hurley, creator of the blog "Brutal Women" and the acclaimed series, Bel Dame Apocrypha. Audio: 26:05
Posted: Mon Dec 2, 2013 5:22PM
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
Angela Davis speaks at Tulane McAlister Hall entire (audio/mpeg 87.3MB) - by wtul news
Angela Davis speaks to more than a thousand at McAlister auditorium on Tulane University campus. Professor Davis puts the fight of former Black Panther Herman Wallace against solitary confinement into the context of the longer term struggle for freedom.
Posted: Mon Nov 18, 2013 10:08PM
Eating Disorders: Not Just a Teen Problem (audio/mpeg 21.9MB) - by KPFA Women's Magazine
Jennifer Lombardi, director of admissions and outreach for the Summit Eating Disorders and Outreach Program, discusses myths and realities of a deadly disease affecting 10 million or more women and girls in the United States. Audio 23:57
Posted: Thu Nov 14, 2013 8:38PM
Hope Into Practice: Jewish Women Choosing Justice (despite our fears) (audio/mpeg 24.7MB) - by KPFA Women's Magazine
Activist, author and teacher Penny Rosenwasser discusses her book, Hope Into Practice. The book explores the origins and expressions of anti-Semitism and how its legacy still prevents Jewish American women from becoming the best activists we can be. Audio, 26:57
Posted: Thu Nov 14, 2013 8:24PM
NAACP Calls on Washington Football Team to Change its Name - by NAACP
(Washington, DC) – The NAACP has renewed its request for NFL owner Daniel Snyder to change the name of his team from the Washington “Redskins”. The NAACP has called for this change since 1992 when its national board of directors passed a resolution (see PDF) demanding all sports teams discontinue the use of teams names and mascots that stereotypes the American Indian people.
Posted: Wed Nov 13, 2013 10:12PM
U.S. will lift sanctions on Rwanda if it "cuts ties" with militia it created and commanded (audio/mpeg 1.6MB) - by KPFA Evening News/Ann Garrison
KPFA EVENING NEWS, 11.10.2013: U.S. officials and the corporate press have agreed to identify the M23 militia as “Congo rebels,” despite the 2012 UN report that says M23’s chain of command ends in the office of Rwandan Defense Minister James Kabarebe. This week the U.S. said that it is prepared to lift sanctions on Rwanda if it simply “cuts ties” with M23, the militia that it commanded and created, in partnership with Uganda.
Posted: Tue Nov 12, 2013 3:51AM