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This Week in Palestine, November 21st, 2014 (audio/mpeg 7.3MB) - by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for November 15th, to the 21st, 2014.
Posted: Sat Nov 22, 2014 10:07PM
Russia Bans GMOs - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Sat Nov 22, 2014 8:14AM
Information War is declared #OpEdelman (video/mp4 1.6MB) - by IndyRadio
Edelman PR and Edelman Calgary have been hired to recruit astroturf shills in support of the TransCanada Pipeline. We have leaked documents with thei PR strategy courtesy of Greenpeace and a short broadcast from Anonymous.
Posted: Sat Nov 22, 2014 5:14AM
Save U.S. Rainforest - Deadline Nov. 28 to comment re WA State Olympic Peninsula - by Marilyn
The last remaining rain forest in the US is ringed by the Olympic National Forest. The US Navy wants to make the area the "Pacific Northwest Electromagnetic Warfare Range" (PNEWR). The deadline to do something to save this precious fragile place is coming soon. This is a big, permanent, expanding, military project that will change the fragile Peninsula forever. It will likely be a prototype for militarizing more and more National Forests and Parks. We need real wilderness, not more militariz...
Posted: Fri Nov 21, 2014 5:21PM
Department of Conservation - California SB 4 Well Stimulation Regulations Timeline - by Tomas DiFiore
SB-4 requires a scientific study on well stimulation treatments in California. “On or before January 1, 2015, the Secretary of the Natural Resources Agency shall cause to be conducted, and completed, an independent scientific study on well stimulation treatments, including, but not limited to, hydraulic fracturing and acid well stimulation treatments. The scientific study shall evaluate the hazards and risks and potential hazards and risks that well stimulation treatments pose to natural re...
Posted: Fri Nov 21, 2014 8:49AM
Winter 2014 National Immigrant Solidarity Network News Alert! - by Lee Siu Hin - Immigrant Solidarity Network
Is Obama's Immigration Plan Too Modest? Proposals Cover Less Than Half of Nation's Undocumented
Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2014 11:14PM
These Damn Illegals: immigration “victories” and historical amnesia - by Cesar A. Cruz
This is a brief look back at attacks to the Mexican community, to immigrants, and a deeper understanding to who is "illegal."
Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2014 2:33PM
Albert Woodfox's Overturned Conviction Upheld in Unanimous Decision - by International Coalition to Free the Angola 3
We are thrilled and honored to announce that just hours ago, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Judge Brady's 2013 ruling overturning Albert's conviction for a third time in a 3-0, unanimous decision. Though the courts have finally ruled in the interest of justice, it may still be months or years before this innocent man is released from his solitary cell.
Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2014 12:38PM
Study: Airline Fuel Efficiency Grounded as Profits Soar - by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO— As 24 million Americans prepare for Thanksgiving air travel, a new analysis reveals that U.S. domestic airlines showed no improvement in fuel efficiency last year, highlighting the urgent need for the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate the industry’s rapidly increasing greenhouse gas emissions.
Posted: Wed Nov 19, 2014 11:31AM
Help ReLaunch Fire to the Prisons - by FTTP
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Posted: Wed Nov 19, 2014 10:28AM
Internet freedom faces new attack as China seeks to shape global web rules - by Amnesty International
The Chinese government’s increasing efforts to influence global cyberspace rules is a further sign that internet freedom is under a sustained attack, said Amnesty International, ahead of China’s first World Internet Conference.
Posted: Tue Nov 18, 2014 5:40PM
New Study: Alaskan Polar Bear Population Has Dropped by 40 Percent - by Center for Biological Diversity
ANCHORAGE, Alaska— Global warming has driven a 40-percent decline in the number of polar bears in eastern Alaska and western Canada, a new study finds. The Southern Beaufort Sea polar bear population has dropped to just 900 bears, a severe decline since the last estimate in 2006 that documented more than 1,500 bears. The Southern Beaufort Sea polar bears live in eastern Alaska and western Canada and are one of only two polar bear populations in the United States.
Posted: Tue Nov 18, 2014 3:28PM
Big Real Estate Loses Key Anti-Tenant Democrats - by Dean Preston
Many ambitious legislators in Sacramento believe that their path to victory is by selling out tenants and aligning with realtors and landlords. No doubt they get campaign money for playing this game. But several Democrats around the state have learned the hard way that supporting Big Real Estate to the detriment of working people is not a good strategy for re-election.
Posted: Tue Nov 18, 2014 12:20PM
Canadian Billionaires: Keep Your Filthy Oil Ask Congress To Vote Against Pipeline On Nov 1 - by Mother Earth
Keystone would be environmental destruction, without any kind of benefit to the people of the US
Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2014 8:31AM
This Week in Palestine, November 14th, 2014 (audio/mpeg 7.4MB) - by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for November 8th, to the 14th, 2014.
Posted: Sat Nov 15, 2014 7:18PM
Mideast Migraines - Noura Erakat interview (audio/mpeg 82.8MB) - by Ren Tawil
Pal. Sol. Telesummit interview with Noura Erakat, attorney for the PLO and other entities; Rasmea Odeh found guilty in questionable court desision; disturbing quotes from leading Zionists; Panacea Records & Stuart Davis. Length: 2:00:38/ Date Recorded: 2014-11-10/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps, mp3 (85MB), Mono
Posted: Sat Nov 15, 2014 1:51PM
Mideast Migraines - interview w/R. Vilkommerson (audio/mpeg 53.5MB) - by Ren Tawil
Palestine Solidarity Telesummit interview with Rebecca Vilkommerson, director of Jewish Voice for Peace; Netanyahu called "chickenshit", by U.S. official; Zionism and the Misuse of MLK; oud music. Length: 1:56:55 Date Recorded: 2014-11-03/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps, mp3 (55MB), Mono
Posted: Sat Nov 15, 2014 1:35PM
Germany-- govt response to nuclear accident test results in chaos - by Klaus
A secret largescale simulation of an atomic disaster at a German nuclear power plant in Lingen ended in disaster on 17 September because crisis managers at national and state levels fought over responsibilities. The shocking outcome was revealed by the investigative daily newspaper, taz in October, citing 1,000 pages of internal ministerial protocols and files. In a real situation a radioactive cloud would have moved southeast from Lingen across Osnabrück, Steinfurt, Warendorf, Gütersloh an...
Posted: Fri Nov 14, 2014 10:57AM
How Universal Basic Income Will Save Us From the Robot Uprising - by George Dvorsky
As we head deeper into the 21st century, it's becoming painfully obvious that there are fewer and fewer jobs available. As noted by Marshall Brain, founder of How Stuff Works and author of Manna, there are more working-age people in the U.S. receiving some form of welfare than there are working-age people who do not.
Posted: Fri Nov 14, 2014 10:15AM
Monsanto Growth Hormone Causes Suffering To Cows and Disease To Human Beings - by reader
Monsanto, Eli Lilly, Upjohn and American Cyanamid have caused disease to humans and suffering to cows with their mastitis engendering growth hormone.
Posted: Fri Nov 14, 2014 9:17AM