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Life in Occupied Gaza - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Sat Nov 23, 2013 11:30PM
Elevated Rates Of Thyroid Disease In California Newborn Linked To Fukushima Fallout - by Michael Steinberg
A new study indicates that rates of a thyroid disease in California newborn spiked after they were exposed to fallout from the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011.
Posted: Fri Nov 22, 2013 9:58PM
Rare Abalone One Step Closer to Endangered Species Act Protection - by Center for Biological Diversity
ANCHORAGE, Alaska— In response to scientific petitions filed by the Natural Resources Defense Council and Center for Biological Diversity in summer 2013, the federal government announced Friday that pinto abalone may need protection under the Endangered Species Act. The 6-inch-long marine snails have declined by between 80 percent and 99 percent throughout much of their range, primarily as a result of rampant overfishing. Even with fishing now largely prohibited, the animal’s continued su...
Posted: Mon Nov 18, 2013 12:43PM
The story of Riseup.net - by via riseup.net
Riseup has become a force to be reckoned with. We are the largest nonprofit email provider in the world, outside of a university system. We run one of the world's most used TOR nodes. We are frequently cited and sourced as one of the few ethical, autonomous, and secure internet providers.
Posted: Sun Nov 17, 2013 7:20PM
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
More Than 3,200 Serving Life Without Parole for Nonviolent Offenses, Finds ACLU - by ACLU
NEW YORK – In the first-ever study (see PDF) of people serving life without parole for nonviolent offenses in the United States, the American Civil Liberties Union found that at least 3,278 prisoners fit this category in federal and state prisons combined.
Posted: Sat Nov 16, 2013 10:27AM
Japan's reduced emissions target a setback to COP19 climate change negotiations - by Takver - Climate IMC
Japan, the third largest single economy, has announced in the Warsaw climate change negotiations a change in it's voluntary pledge emissions target to change from a 25 per cent emission cut on 1990 levels to a 3.1 per cent increase on 1990 levels by 2020.
Posted: Fri Nov 15, 2013 6:58PM
Obama Administration Takes Important Step to Protect Endangered Species From Pesticides - by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON— The Environmental Protection Agency and several other federal agencies released new policies (see PDF) on November 14 designed to better assess the risks that pesticides pose to endangered species. These policies will ensure that mitigation measures recommended by the federal wildlife agencies are put in place to protect endangered species in agricultural areas, as well as in areas downstream that are affected by pesticide runoff. They come in response to an April 2013 report fr...
Posted: Fri Nov 15, 2013 3:35AM
Youth observers expelled from UN climate change talks in Warsaw for Philippines Solidarity - by Takver - Climate IMC
Justice is being demanded from the UNFCCC leadership to reverse its decision to take away the badges of 3 youth observers who were expressing their solidarity with the Filipino people suffering from the massive loss and destruction brought about by Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda).
Posted: Thu Nov 14, 2013 9:36PM
US Globalized Torture Black Sites - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Wed Oct 9, 2013 12:08AM
NSA Bugs UN Headquarters - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Mon Aug 26, 2013 11:54PM
The Demonization of Dissent in the United States - by William Wraithwrite
On Oct. 3rd, 2012 Wired.Com’s (or Wired Magazine’s) Danger Room came out with Spencer Ackerman’s story of a leaked although unclassified U.S. Army “chart” that lists indicators and behaviors for identifying people who are supposedly becoming radicalized to terrorist potential. But what is so startling about this Army’s presumptively rational analysis (more like propagandic analysis) is its broad categorization of symptoms for identifying those thought alienated enough to become p...
Posted: Thu Oct 25, 2012 3:41PM
Chancellor Reed Needs to Listen! - by Anaid Carreño
Due to the reoccurring budget cuts and fee hikes there are many students are suffering the repercussions. More attention needs to be given to those in charge of the CSU system and where the money for our education and our future is really going.
Posted: Tue May 8, 2012 12:01AM
WILL EGYPT WITNESS A SECOND REVOLUTION? - by ALADDIN ELAASAR
Now, after the downfall of the Mubarak regime and the overthrow of his notorious State Security apparatus last year, the Egyptian have broken the fear barrier and feel that there is no turning back to the old dark days. But ,Will they surprise the world with EGYPTIAN REVOLUTION, PART II?
Posted: Sun Jan 22, 2012 2:55PM
Redistricting- North Bay- Gary Wysocky (audio/x-wav 6.2MB) - by Adrienne Lauby
Santa Rosa City Council person, Gary Wysocky, in conversation with Redistricting Commissioner, Angelo Ancheta proposed a different configuration for congressional districts than the one released by the Commission late last week. Morning Mix, KPFA. Hosted by Adrienne Lauby and Anthony Fest.
Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2011 2:30PM
Rebuttal to Article Alleging that Wikileaks CEO "Made a Deal with Israel" Over Cables - by anonymous
This article is a rebuttal to a anonymous piece that recently appeared in Indybay that specifically analyzes how this article is not only defamatory, but fails to meet even the most minimal journalistic standards. People are advised to use caution when reading articles that are self-published because although they MAY appear to be sourced, unless you check the footnotes, that may not in fact be the case - as was the case with this scurrilous piece of character assassination.
Posted: Thu Dec 9, 2010 12:37AM
"Liberal" Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey Co-Chair Of Progressive Caucus Backs Israel's Attack - by repost
The "liberal" Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey who is also co-chair of the Progressive Caucus is backing the Israel attack on the Freedom Flotilla. This was the response to a request on her position on the attack.
Posted: Sat Jun 5, 2010 8:55AM
May Day Checkpoints / Retenes del Día de Trabajo (30/apr-1/may/2010) - by Checkpoint response
Como siempre cuando hay mobilizaciones de obreros y obreras, las fuerzas represivas del estado salen a suprimirlas. Les urgimos mucha precaución en lo que salen manejando, y aunque es necesario manifestar nuestro descontento, lo hay que hacer con cautela, siempre echando un ojo a las agencias del llamado "orden público." As always when there are workers' mobilizations, the repressive forces of the state come out to supress them. We urge you caution as you drive, and although it is necessar...
Posted: Fri Apr 30, 2010 5:02PM
The Cost of the War on Drugs is Too High - by Nohemi Castaneda-Martinez
The goverment is loosing the war on drugs. Jails are overcrowded, people continue using, there is not much help for them, by decriminalizing drugs many of this issues will go away and the money that is being spent on jails/prison can be used for treatment of drug users.
Posted: Thu Dec 3, 2009 9:14AM
The Assassination of George Jackson -- an interview with Colonel Nyati Bolt (video/x-ms-wmv 23.2MB) - by Angola 3 News
This new interview features Colonel Nyati Bolt, who was an inmate at California’s San Quentin Prison at the same time as George Jackson (Sept. 23, 1941 - Aug. 21, 1971), the legendary Black Panther Party Field Marshal, and author of two books written behind bars: Soledad Brother and Blood In My Eye. The story of George Jackson and his legacy today will be the focus of many of our upcoming videos.
Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2009 10:37AM