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Ottawa, Kansas Police Cure for Depression is 16 Bullets - by Riots Needed in Kansas
Joseph Jennings, an 18 year old just released from the psychiatric hospital was shot 16 times by the Ottawa, Kansas police department despite being known by them as being depressed and suicidal. He was unarmed at the time and family members pleaded with the cops not to shoot, they were told by cops to stand back or be shot themselves. The police then proceeded to pump 16 bullets into Jennings. Is this how police in Kansas are trained to handle the mentally ill?
Posted: Wed Aug 27, 2014 4:04AM
Requiem for a Species - by Beeline
This September 1st is the 100th anniversary of the death of the very last passenger pigeon. A species that people belieived could never go extinct but went from billions to zero in a few years.
Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2014 12:14PM
Joseph Stiglitz Calls for Fair Taxes for All - by www.billmoyers.com
The Nobel Prize-winning economist explains why America's future prosperity depends on tax reform today.
Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2014 5:07AM
Steven Salaita's Academic Lynching - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Mon Aug 25, 2014 10:36AM
Pharma Corps Act as Mafia Dons by Suppressing Cancer Treatment Alternatives - by Exposing Chemo Monopoly
The pharmaceutical corporations maintain their monopoly on cancer treatment with radiation, chemotherapy and surgery as the only FDA approved options for those on Medicare/Medicaid by constant harassment of alternative healers and ignorance about nutrition. These strong-arm tactics could be taken out of the script of the Sopranos, the fictional portrayal of an actual organized crime syndicate.
Posted: Mon Aug 25, 2014 7:27AM
Psychosocial support - by Ted Rudow III, MA
The United Nations estimates at least 373,000 children require direct and specialized psychosocial support. And based on the total number of adults killed, there may be up to 1,500 children orphaned. Gazan children’s right to an education has also been severely compromised, with at least 25 schools reportedly damaged so severely they can no longer be usedthe future of Palestinian children in Gaza is extraordinarily bleak.
Posted: Sat Aug 23, 2014 1:18PM
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered CA Birds From Large-scale Desert Solar Project - by Center for Biological Diversity
BLYTHE, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity on August 21 filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Department of the Interior for failing to protect Yuma clapper rails, which are endangered marsh birds, from being killed or injured by large-scale solar projects in the California and Arizona deserts.
Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 10:54PM
Obama Administration Stealthily OKs Expansion of Tar Sands Transport Through Minnesota - by Center for Biological Diversity
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.— With no public input, the Obama administration has abruptly approved a scheme by Canadian tar sands giant Enbridge to sidestep the “presidential permit” and environmental review process for expanding its Alberta Clipper tar sands pipeline. Enbridge had applied to double the capacity of the pipeline, also known as Line 67, that will put it on par with the amount of oil proposed for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.
Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 10:47PM
Who Cares? A Feminist Critique of the Care Economy - by Nancy Folbre
We live in an increasingly uncaring world. Patriarchal capitalism offers rich financial rewards to those who pursue their individual self-interest and penalizes those committed to the care of others. Competition is more highly valued than cooperation, and individual rights trump social obligation. Family and community life are treated as leisure activities...
Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 6:20AM
World Humanitarian Day Hypocrisy - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 3:19AM
Turtle Island Partners with Consumer Reports to Warn Seafood Eaters About Mercury - by Joanna Nasar
Turtle Island Restoration Network Partners with Consumer Reports to Warn Seafood Eaters to Avoid Tuna & Swordfish.
Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2014 1:53PM
Ku Klux Klan heading to Missouri to hold fundraiser for PIG who shot Michael Brown - by Posted by Lynda Carson
Members of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) from three different states are heading to Sullivan City, Missouri to hold a two-day fundraiser for the PIG who shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown, and to allegedly “guard white businesses.” See message from the New Empire Knights of the Ku Klux Klan below...
Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2014 3:40AM
Clinton, Obama and the New Era of American Empire - by Norman Birnbaum
Clinton did not hesitate to defend what she referred to as the “ugly” aspects of the Cold War—but did not name the nations in which the US had intervened, frequently to uphold or install brutal regimes which were reliably anti-Communist. She ignored equally covert interference in democratic nations. In the end, she proclaimed, the Cold War was won, legitimating what was done to win it. She sounded as hard as Kissinger but gave no evidence of having his historical intelligence.
Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 11:15AM
Horrors of American Human Rights Record - by Glass Houses
People who live in glass houses should not throw stones. The American human rights record would make Hitler proud. China has been producing an annual report on American human rights that Americans should read. The latest police killings in Missouri and police attacks on the free speech protests are just the tip of the iceberg. Clearly, the American anthem title should be O So Proudly We Fail.
Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 7:03AM
Calling for anti-capitalist bloc at the People's Climate March - by Some NYC @'s
On September 20, 2014, Bill McKibben's 350.org and a host of other Green NGOs are calling ( http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/a-call-to-arms-an-invitation-to-demand-action-on-climate-change-20140521 ) for a massive march through New York City to demand "the world we know is within our reach: a world with an economy that works for people and the planet. A world safe from the ravages of climate change. A world with good jobs, clean air, and healthy communities for everyone."
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 1:41PM
Portland McDonald’s Sabotaged - by via Animal Liberation Press Office
anonymous report, from Portland Indymedia
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 1:36PM
A Closer Examination of Skinwalkers in Indian Country, HIGH UINTA MOON by RanDee RedWillow - by Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney
' HIGH UINTA MOON' by Randee Redwillow and A Closer Examination of Skinwakers in Indian Country.
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 1:29PM
More Than 12,000 Call on Aspen Art Museum to Halt Controversial Tortoise Exhibit - by Center for Biological Diversity
ASPEN, Colo.— The Center for Biological Diversity today delivered petitions signed by more than 12,000 people calling on the Aspen Art Museum to cancel a controversial exhibit by Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang featuring three African sulcata tortoises, each with a pair of iPads stuck directly to its massive shell.
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 1:28PM
NAACP Missouri Announces Effort to Support Federal Investigation - by NAACP
Ferguson, MO -- Leaders with the Missouri State Conference and St. Louis Branches of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) on August 19 announced its efforts to support the federal investigation into the shooting death of Michael Brown and other policing complaints, and to assist the Ferguson community deal with civil unrest.
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 12:43PM
Police Brutality in America - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 12:13PM