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Grassroots groups talk the scope of New Orleans' Energy Future (audio/mpeg 16.9mb)
Monique Harden of Deep South Center for Environmental Justice, Casey DeMoss of All4Energy, and Colette Pichon Battle of Gulf Coast Center for Law and Policy speak on New Orleans' Energy Future at Dillard 1 December, 2016...
Posted: Fri Dec 2, 2016 3:43PM
Western States Petroleum Association: the biggest lobby group you’ve never heard of
While the mainstream and alternative media have published articles about aspects of WSPA’s enormous influence over politics in the West, they haven't looked at the overall strategy of how WSPA and Big Oil exert their power and influence. CDFW map of Southern California marine protected areas: There is no better example of regulatory capture in the state than the privately-funded Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) Initiative. Catherine Reheis-Boyd, President of the Western States Association...
Posted: Fri Dec 2, 2016 11:11AM
Pipeline Protesters Shut Down Bank of America
Dakota Access Pipeline protesters close the Santa Cruz branch of Bank of America at River and Water Streets....
Posted: Thu Dec 1, 2016 10:59AM
Dream Caravan 2016 (audio/mpeg 24.6mb)
WTUL News and Views speaks with Organizers of the annual Dream Caravan, a community healing event hosted in New Orleans that focuses on the powerful healing potential of dreams....
Posted: Wed Nov 30, 2016 11:26AM
Trump accuses millions of voting illegally this past election
If all goes well for the American people, the electors will not vote for President-elect Donald Trump on December 19, and President-elect Donald Trump will not take the oath of office on January 20, 2017!...
Posted: Mon Nov 28, 2016 6:15PM
2nd Annual New Orleans Palestinian Film Festival (NOPFF) (audio/x-wav 467.8mb)
This weekend the New Orleans Palestine Solidarity Committee (NOPSC) will be hosting the city's 2nd annual Palestinian Film Festival. In addition to the films, there will be an educational panel on Saturday evening, after the film "Jews Step Forward" which is about people in the Jewish community who are taking a stand against Israeli apartheid and the illegal occupation of Palestine....
Posted: Mon Nov 28, 2016 6:41AM
Facebook Said to Create Censorship Tool to Get Back Into China
The New York Times, weighs in on Facebook’s new censorship software, which was created to help it get back into China...
Posted: Mon Nov 28, 2016 3:13AM
Oceti Sakowin Camp Calls for Immediate Federal Protection for Peaceful Occupation of 1851 Treaty Land
Standing Rock Reservation, Oceti Sakowin Camp. North Dakota, November 27, 2016 — In the past year the world has witnessed an all-out attack on oaths central to the promises made to the Indigenous People of these lands, as well as many oaths this country was founded upon. Those who have the courage to hold the vigil of consciousness momentarily found comfort when President Obama intervened in September, after the Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) moved to grant permission to an oil company to cont...
Posted: Sun Nov 27, 2016 6:33PM
Standing Rock #NoDAPL March on Washington
Department of Justice to Washington Monument, Washington, D.C....
Event Date: Sun Nov 27, 2016 12:00PM
Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2016 7:03PM
Army Corp Closes Public Access to Oceti Sakowin Camp on Dec. 5th
Tribes call on President Obama again to deny easement and honor treaty....
Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2016 6:46PM
Kingdom of the Unjust - Medea Benjamin Speech - Nov. 12 2016 - Santa Cruz, California (audio/mpeg 45.4mb)
Speech by Codepink co-founder Medea Benjamin on her new book "Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind the U.S.-Saudi Connection" with opening comments on the recent presidential "elections."...
Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2016 4:33PM
An Uncertain Future for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
The future of a federal consumer watchdog agency is uncertain amidst pledges to reduce the agency. Congress created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as part of the bipartisan 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act. The Bureau issues regulations regarding "payday" loans, student loans, credit cards and mortgages. Congress is expected to pass legislation reforming the Bureau's structure and authority next year....
Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2016 12:50PM
wtul news and views speaks with Janet Hays for OPPRC (audio/mpeg 18.1mb)
Janet Hays of HealingMindsNOLA speaks about a 30 Nov vigil at Gravier Park against a prison expansion for Orleans Parish Prison. Despite expert reports, and a decision of the New Orleans City Council, the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office is pushing to spend $55 Million in FEMA dollars to expand the number of beds at the OPP facilities--known as "Phase III." The previous two phases did not include facilities capable of caring for incarcerated people with mental health needs....
Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2016 10:27AM
Standing Rock Elder Protector Speaks at a March Against DAPL in North Dakota (audio/mpeg 28.5mb)
Standing Rock Elder Protector Speaks at a March Against DAPL in North Dakota Demand justice for the people of standing rock, and remember the true history of the peoples of Americas....
Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2016 9:48AM
Thanksgiving Decorations for the Manhattan Bridge
a communique regarding an action in solidarity with the standing rock Sioux nation in new york city, including three images....
Posted: Thu Nov 24, 2016 5:54PM
JPN American Community Rallies In SF Against Racism & Xenophobia and Attacks on Minorities
Hundreds of Japanese Americans, Japanese and supporters of human rights attended a rally at the San Francisco Peace Plaza in Japan Town to call for unification against racism, xenophobia and attacks on immigrants, LBGT and minorities....
Posted: Thu Nov 24, 2016 3:05PM
The Nobel Committee is art and part in Obama's crimes!
Reluctance of the Nobel Committee to share with president Obama the burden of responsibility for both ongoing and recently launched "peacekeeping missions" throughout the world is quite obvious. It's much easier to pretend that the untouchable laureate has lived up to expectations linked with him and is really bringing peace into Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, Libya, Syria, etc....
Posted: Wed Nov 23, 2016 5:04AM
Woman severely injured when concussion grenade thrown by police at Standing Rock explodes on her arm
November 22, 2016 - On November 21st as a direct result of the violent police response at Standing Rock towards unarmed people opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline, a 21 year old woman from New York City, Sophia Wilansky, was severely injured when a concussion grenade thrown by police hit her left arm and exploded. Sophia was heading to bring water to the unarmed people who were being attacked for several hours by Morton County Sheriff forces. The Morton County Sheriff’s Department has stated ...
Posted: Tue Nov 22, 2016 5:26PM
New Orleans Stands with Standing Rock Nov 15 (audio/mpeg 22.0mb)
more than 300 people gathered in front of the Army Corps Office on Leake st in support of water protectors in North Dakota and Iowa who have assembled to prevent the Dakota Access Pipeline from transporting fracked crude oil from Bakken fields to Tx and through Louisiana. Alicia Cooke of 350La, James Hartwell of Gulf Restoration Network, Anne Rolfes of LA Bucket Brigade, and Cherri Foytlin of BOLD Louisiana spoke to the racial injustice of the pipeline route, avoiding federal law for profit...
Posted: Tue Nov 22, 2016 5:06PM
Woman Used As Salami Tray at Altai Brands Event in Las Vegas
Altai Brands of Salinas, California, purveyors of gourmet cannabis edibles, objectifies woman as salami tray at Marijuana Business Conference after-party in Las Vegas....
Posted: Tue Nov 22, 2016 11:39AM