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image Unconditional Anti-Oppression: The Rise of Anti-Speciesism in the Anarchist Movement 120_attention_anarchy.jpg original image ( 552x690) - by via Animal Liberation Press Office
Negotiation is over. Moving beyond liberal veganism.
Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2015 3:50PM
image District Attorney’s Handling of Cat Shooting Case Probed by Animal Legal Defense Fund 120_kristen_lindsey_texas_veterinarian_cat_killing_bow_and_arrow.jpg original image ( 240x240) - by via Animal Legal Defense Fund
AUSTIN — On June 26, the Animal Legal Defense Fund invited Austin County District Attorney Travis J. Koehn under the Texas Public Information Act (Tex. Gov. Code § 552.001 et seq.) to produce all records relating to the criminal case against Kristen Lindsey, a veterinarian who killed a cat with a bow and arrow. Ms. Lindsey outraged animal lovers in April after posting a photo of herself on Facebook holding an orange cat with an arrow through its head, stating “My first bow kill, lol. The...
Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2015 3:27PM
image New Tests Find Toxic Cocktail in Santa Barbara Spill 120_santa_barbara_oil_spill_food_and_water_watch_test_becca_claassen_scott_smith.jpg original image ( 471x266) - by via Food & Water Watch
SANTA BARBARA, CA – Numerous toxic chemicals known to pose severe threats to human health and marine life contaminated the Pacific Ocean and beaches when more than 100,000 gallons of oil spilled from a ruptured pipeline in Santa Barbara County, according to independent test results released today by Water Defense. The non-profit organization’s testing of spilled oil deposited on the beach and water samples collected from the May 19 Refugio State Beach oil spill confirmed the presence of s...
Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2015 3:09PM
audio Mideast Migraines - "Pastor" Dumisani Washington, a critique (audio/mpeg 129.4MB) - by Ren Tawil
An overview of Christian Zionist Dumisani Washington's presentation at UCSC, May 21st; music by Aza. Length: 1:53:05/ Date Recorded: 2015-05-25/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps, mp3 (133MB), Mono
Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2015 2:37PM
text Costco members, fishermen, environmental, labor groups demand Costco say no to GE salmon - by via Center for Food Safety
ISSAQUAH, Wash. — A coalition including Community Alliance for Global Justice, fishermen, members of UFCW Local 21 and concerned Costco customers rallied in front of the Costco next door to store headquarters and presented more than 300,000 petition signatures demanding that Costco Wholesale (COST) publicly commit to not sell genetically engineered (GE) salmon.
Posted: Fri Jun 26, 2015 6:15PM
text Nuclear Shutdown News June 2015 - by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline the decline and fall of nuclear power
Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2015 4:22PM
image Protesters urge state officials to halt Santa Barbara offshore drilling expansion 120_rally.jpg original image ( 600x400) - by Dan Bacher
“The last thing this oil-drenched area needs is more drilling,” said Michelle Bednash, a resident of Goleta. “The State Lands Commission should safeguard our public lands and focus on decommissioning offshore oil wells and promoting sustainable energy." Photo of Wednesday's rally in Goleta courtesy of the Center for Biological Diversity.
Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2015 10:34AM
text AWI Applauds Humane Cosmetics Act Introduction - by via Animal Welfare Institute
Washington, DC—The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) applauds Representatives Martha McSally (R-AZ), Don Beyer (D-VA), Joe Heck (R-NV), and Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) for introducing the Humane Cosmetics Act (H.R. 2858). This bipartisan bill would phase out the use of animal testing for cosmetics manufactured or sold in the United States.
Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2015 5:37PM
text White House Urged to Remove Wood-burning Power Plants From Pollution Reduction Plan - by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON— Fourteen conservation groups today urged the White House to eliminate biomass energy — the large-scale burning of wood to create electricity — as a means of compliance under the Environmental Protection Agency’s “Clean Power Plan,” which will regulate carbon pollution from power plants.
Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2015 5:08PM
image Activists will rally to block offshore oil drilling expansion in Santa Barbara 120_santa_barbara_mpas.jpg original image ( 599x463) - by Dan Bacher
Using a loophole in the state law that prohibits leasing state waters for oil and gas drilling, Venoco has asked the State Lands Commission to approve a lease swap that would allow the company to drill for more oil on 3,400 acres off the California coast. That oil would be transported through the Plains All American pipeline, according to Californians Against Fracking.
Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2015 1:37PM
audio Mideast Migraines - Latest BDS & Legislation (audio/mpeg 132.0MB) - by Ren Tawil
Dangerous legislation to sanction censorship on California campuses impending in Sacramento; likewise in DC regarding "fast-track" on TPP; Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream cops out on Mideast peace; why Some People See Ghosts; ICC to hear Mavi Marmara victims; "Arabic Beat" music. Length: 1:55:18/ Date Recorded: 2015-05-11/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps, mp3 (135MB), Mono
Posted: Mon Jun 22, 2015 5:01PM
audio Mideast Migraines - The Cossacks Aren't Coming: Ha'aretz series on European Jewish Emigrat (audio/mpeg 129.3MB) - by Ren Tawil
Selections from Ha'aretz series on European Jewish emigration; killing in Gaza, saving in Nepal; music from Putumayo -- "Arabic Beat" Length: 1:52:56/ Date Recorded: 2015-05-04/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps, mp3 (132MB), Mono
Posted: Mon Jun 22, 2015 4:39PM
image Romero Institute Calls for Pope Francis to Revoke the Doctrine of Discovery 120_doctrine_of_discovery.jpg original image ( 229x392) - by via The Romero Institute
The Romero Institute, a Santa Cruz, Calif.-based 501(c)3 and heir to the famed Christic Institute, celebrates the release of Laudato Si', Pope Francis’ much-anticipated encyclical on the environment, but insists the Catholic Church must do more to reverse the entrenched and systemic injustices that persist as a result of its policies.
Posted: Mon Jun 22, 2015 12:16PM
image Dylann Roof, The Fight Against Racism, And The Right To Bear Arms 120_1434640924184.cached.jpg original image ( 800x533) - by Steven Argue
[Photo: Dylann Roof wearing the flags of South Africa and Rhodesia during their racist apartheid-eras. Rhodesia is now renamed Zimbabwe after the partial victory of its anti-racist revolution. This photo was taken from Dylann Roof's Facebook account. In other Facebook photos Dylann Roof posed with another symbol of racist terror, white supremacy, and chattel slavery, the Confederate flag.]
Posted: Sun Jun 21, 2015 8:13AM
image California Nurses, Teachers Oppose Phillips 66 Oil Train Project 120_pismo_beach_city_hall_oil_train_california_nurses.jpg original image ( 640x300) - by via California Nurses Association
The 120,000-member California Federation of Teachers voted to add their voice to the growing community of nurses and teachers opposed to the Phillips 66 oil train project.
Posted: Fri Jun 19, 2015 5:08PM
text Eastern Puma Declared Extinct, Removed From Endangered Species List - by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today declared the eastern puma extinct and removed it from the list of protected wildlife and plants under the Endangered Species Act. The eastern puma was a subspecies of the animal also known as cougar or mountain lion, which is still widely distributed across the West. It once roamed as far north as southeastern Ontario, southern Quebec and New Brunswick in Canada, south to South Carolina and west to Kentucky, Illinois and Michigan.
Posted: Tue Jun 16, 2015 1:43PM
image Animal Liberation Front Destroys Two Trucks In Ontario, Canada 120_canada_hls_june15.jpg original image ( 420x281) - by Animal Liberation Press Office
June 8, 2015 For Immediate Release
Posted: Mon Jun 8, 2015 9:14PM
audio Mideast Migraines - Oppose SCR 35 ! (audio/mpeg 153.2MB) - by Ren Tawil
Take Action: Oppose SCR 35, Alex Odeh memorial rededicated, Huxley’s Letter to Orwell Regarding “1984”, replay of March 30th interview with Bruce Gould, music by John Denver. Length: 2:13:53/ Date Recorded: 2015-04-27/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps, mp3 (157MB) Mono
Posted: Sat Jun 6, 2015 2:05PM
text Racial Profiling Bill Heads to California Senate - by ACLU of Northern California
SACRAMENTO--On June 3 the state Assembly approved a police reform bill that would collect basic information about encounters the police have with Californians. Assembly members voted 41 to 23 to pass Assembly Bill 953, Law Enforcement: Racial Profiling.
Posted: Fri Jun 5, 2015 11:45AM
text EPA Report Finds Fracking Water Pollution, Despite Oil Industry's Refusal to Provide Data - by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON— A long-delayed report released today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency finds that fracking has polluted drinking water. But a lack of cooperation from the oil and gas industry limited the study’s ability to draw wider conclusions. “The limited amount of data collected before and during hydraulic fracturing activities reduces the ability to determine whether hydraulic fracturing affected drinking water resources in cases of alleged contamination,” the study notes.
Posted: Thu Jun 4, 2015 2:19PM

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