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document Petition Calls on EPA to Require Pesticide Companies to Disclose Data on Chemical Mixtures petition_to_epa_for_rulemaking_synergistic_effects.pdf_140_.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
Agency Has Approved Nearly 100 Pesticide Products Without Accounting for Dangers of Synergistic Effects...
Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2016 6:23PM
text Massive Mine Threatens America's Only Known Jaguar, Local Water Supplies by Center for Biological Diversity
TUCSON, Ariz., July 29, 2016 — In an important development in the effort to save America’s only known jaguar, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles regional office has recommended denial of an essential permit for the proposed Rosemont copper mine in southern Arizona. The denial recommendation was forwarded this week to the Corps’ San Francisco office, which has said it will issue a final decision within six months. The massive open pit copper mine would destroy thousands of acres of ...
Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2016 6:16PM
text Nuclear Shutdown News July 2016 by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline of the nuclear power industry in the US and beyond, and highlights the efforts of those who are working to create a nuclear free future. Here is out June 2016 report....
Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2016 1:23PM
audio Sister of Navy Yard mass shooter speaks out about untreated mental illness (audio/mpeg 41.6mb) by WTUL News and Views
Naomi Alexis, Sister of Navy Yard mass shooter Aaron Alexis, speaks out about untreated serious mental illness. Aaron Alexis showed symptoms of mental illness throughout his life but his illness went undiagnosed and ignored for years. The result was that he was violent toward his sisters and later became a danger to himself and others. He shot and killed 13 people including himself at a Navy Yard in Washington D.C. in the fall of 2013....
Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2016 9:40AM
image Philippines: The Contradictions of the Duterte Regime 480_2016-bmp-sanlakas-plm_1.jpg by Sonny Melencio
Based on a talk delivered at All Leaders Meeting of BMP-Sanlakas-PLM at Claret Parish Church on July 13, 2016....
Posted: Thu Jul 28, 2016 4:13AM
image Palestinian Workers, Human Rights, US Labor & Zionism 480_zim_la_workers_can_stop_apartheid_la_protest8-23-14_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
This forum looks at laws against BDS, the history of US labor and Palestinian workers, the role of the ILWU and the fight for Palestinian workers and the relationship between Zionism and Nazism....
Posted: Wed Jul 27, 2016 10:56PM
image Police: Michigan Dog Breeder Beat Close To Death, Ear Cut Off For Abusing Pit Bulls 480_dogbreeder-pitbulls_1.jpg by Animal Liberation Press Office
A Michigan dog breeder was reportedly tied, beaten and had his ear cut off, possibly in retaliation for his involvement in dog fighting, police say....
Posted: Wed Jul 27, 2016 9:17PM
image Record temperatures in Kuwait and Iraq as heatwave spikes pose increasing health risk 480_20160722-record-temps-kuwait-iraq_1.jpg by john Englart (Takver)
As the US swelters through the current dog-days of summer heatwaves, spare a thought for people in southern Iraq, Iran and Kuwait who had to endure maximum temperatures of 129°F (54C) last week. Increasing temperatures and extreme heat events pose increasing health risk and enormous challenges for acclimatization and adaptation. Reducing emissions is vital for limiting this risk for future generations, but adaptation will also be now essential for human survival....
Posted: Wed Jul 27, 2016 6:35PM
image Exoneration of Honorable Marcus Garvey ~ UNIA-ACL ~ August 2016 480_marcus-garvey-joyce-hayes_1.jpg by Senghor Jawara Baye
Friends of the UNIA-ACL in California seek an exoneration for Marcus Garvey. Ongoing parallel efforts for a complete and total pardon which expunges Mr. Garvey’s conviction, eliminates any penalties, restores any money or property lost, and is accompanied by a governmental apology for violating Mr. Garvey’s rights and impugning his good name, continues... The Honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey deserves nothing less. His words and deeds are revered all over the world and shall be forever....
Posted: Wed Jul 27, 2016 10:21AM
image It is Time for the US to Pardon Jamacian National Hero ~ Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr. 480_fde78f0b-9a8f-4fcf-8bc2-0e6176c8c732_cx8_cy0_cw89_mw1024_s_n_r1_1.jpg by Hisham Aidi
Youth of today are not familiar with the ideas and influence of Marcus Garvey. His name is not sampled in hip-hop tracks the way Malcolm X's name is, he is not the subject of Hollywood films, nor is his visage held up at rallies the way Martin Luther King's image appears at rallies for Obama. Honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr. was critical to the 20th century black freedom movement that continues today....
Posted: Tue Jul 26, 2016 4:02PM
image The Filipinos Fight Against Inequality Must Intensify 480_2016-akbayan_1.jpg by Akbayan (Citizens Action Party)
Nothing should inspire the public’s outrage more than the chasm that exists between the haves and have nots in Philippine society. And what better indicator can there be of inequality than when poor people suspected of involvement in drugs start dropping dead on the streets while the rich and powerful escape plunder charges through the courts?...
Posted: Tue Jul 26, 2016 4:57AM
text Reigning Debbie Was. Schultz Resigns by Elise Casby
Debbie Wasserman Schultz will resign. This is a victory for progressives, and all who work against illicit wars, and for labor in the U.S. This signals the defeat of a leadership that has feigned to be about liberalism, when, in fact, the methods, practice and policies of Ms. Schultz were about supporting a Neocon agenda. Ms. Wasserman Schultz presided over one of the worst periods of voter fraud, class war against workers and the poor, enrichment of the wealthy and corporate power, and ag...
Posted: Mon Jul 25, 2016 2:24PM
image Conservationists Urge Increased Protections of Silky Sharks at International Meeting 480_silkysharkpetition_en_072516_1.jpg by JoannaMcWilliams
Turtle Island Restoration Network and partner organizations are calling on the delegates at an upcoming global conservation meeting to take action to reduce the killing of silky sharks. These sharks are targeted for their valuable fins, and are in dire need of greater protections....
Posted: Mon Jul 25, 2016 10:19AM
text Philly Protesters 10,000 Strong Outside DNC in 90-100 Degree Heat by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
First, the Green Party is registering voters in Philly outside the Democrats' TV Show Advertising Convention, 14 hours a day from Sunday, July 24 through Thursday July 28, 2016 to sign up the disgruntled Democrats who are horrified by Clinton and/or Kaine, two peas in a fascist warmongering anti-labor trade agreement pod, with Kaine's icing on the cake being staunchly anti-abortion, in this (s)election of the first woman president....
Posted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 5:36PM
image Hundreds of Consumers and Boycott Supporters March with Farm Workers to Sakuma Farms 480_sin-tierra-sin-papeles-sin-miedo_1.jpg by Boycott Sakuma Berries
Hundreds of consumers and boycott supporters march with farm workers to Sakuma Bros. Farms processing plant: vow to continue boycott until union says to stop....
Posted: Sat Jul 23, 2016 2:57PM
image Farmworkers Walk Out of Sakuma Fields- Workers Ask for Fair Wages Again 480_fuj-july-20-2016_1.jpg by Boycott Sakuma Berries
Burlington, WA- Ramon Torres president of Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ), independent union, reported today (July 20, 2016) close to 200 workers walked out of the Sakuma fields with growing frustration about the price per pound, and decreasing number of hours allowed to pick....
Posted: Sat Jul 23, 2016 2:46PM
text Anti-Abortion, Anti-Labor Tim Kaine is Clinton’s VP by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
It is bad enough women face death when they get pregnant. The Democrat’s Vice Presidential candidate, Tim Kaine, supported 24 hour waiting periods and parental consent while governor of Virginia. Women can die during 24 hour waiting periods and waiting for parental consent if they need to abort a dead fetus immediately to save the woman’s life. Tom Kaine also supports the anti-labor trade agreements known as NAFTA and Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)....
Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2016 8:16PM
audio This Week in Palestine, July 22nd, 2016 (audio/mpeg 6.2mb) by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for July 16, to the 22, 2016....
Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2016 6:16PM
video Obama and Nieto peddle TPPA, ignore police massacres (video/mp4 160.3mb) by IndyRadio/David Roknich
Police massacres of striking teachers in Mexico were ignored in discussions held between leaders of the US and Mexico, who instead focused on the merits of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement. No questions about Nochixtlán or Ayotzinapa were asked by the press during the short time allowed for questions....
Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2016 3:36PM
text UN Summit Reaches Debt, Tax and Trade Agreements by Greg Williams
Member countries of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) renewed a mandate for the UN agency on economic issues. The agreement will guide UNCTAD's work for the next four years...
Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2016 1:10PM