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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 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 Native American Civil Rights Leaders Seek Justice for the Murder of Slain Family member 480_press_release_for_una_lakota_gall_brightman_july_27_2016_1.jpg by United Native Americans
We Invite Members of the Press to Our Press Conference which will be held At 8:30am until 8:45am infront of the Superior Court of California County of Contra County A.F. Bray Courthouse located at 1020 Ward Street Martinez, CA 94553...
Posted: Wed Jul 27, 2016 9:29AM
image Freedom Now Demonstrators Shut Down Oakland Police Officers' Association Office (video) 480_freedomnow-opoa-oakland_20160720_001_1.jpg by Dave Id
Following the recent wave of demonstrations nationwide after the police murders of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, a call went out for Freedom Now protests on July 21 targeting the support infrastructure for police oppression, especially police "unions" for their constant and unequivocal defense of cops accused of brutality. In Oakland, the offices of the Oakland Police Officer's Association were shut down....
Posted: Tue Jul 26, 2016 8:18PM
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
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
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
image Killer Cop Training - Coming Soon to the Bay Area. calibre-press-bullet-logo.jpg by r2d2
Police training by a private company trains them to shoot zeroth, worry about it later....
Posted: Sat Jul 23, 2016 7:43AM
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
image The Story of Two America's: Joanne Chesimard or Assata Shakur 480_assata-shakur_1.jpg by Prison Radio
On the main stage of the Republican National Convention, Governor Chris Christie invoked the name of Joanne Chesimard and spoke of her exile in Cuba....
Posted: Thu Jul 21, 2016 10:19PM
text The Social State Benefits All of Us by R Brait, A Buxbaum and M Schnetzer
The social state can only fulfill expectations when financed n a broad and just basis. The social state must be adjusted to do justice to the pressing challenges like the separate development of poor and rich and social and economic dislocations in the wake of the financial and economic crisis. Helmut Schmidt (German chancellor 1974-1982) said: "The social state is the greatest cultural achievement int he otherwise terrible 20th century."...
Posted: Thu Jul 21, 2016 4:20AM
image The War on the Oppressed & Those Who Effectively Resist 480_american-white-terrorists_1.jpg by Tur-Ha Ak
No matter what your analysis is on the recent shootings in Dallas and Baton Rouge (false flag, genuine acts of revolution, or reactionary overreactions), it is a fact that a common tactic of war is to frame your enemies in terms that justify aggression....
Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 11:12PM
document EPA Approved Pesticide Products Without Accounting for Dangers of Chemical Mixture toxic_concoctions.pdf_140_.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
PORTLAND, Ore., July 19, 2016 — The Environmental Protection Agency has approved nearly 100 pesticide products over the past six years that contain mixtures that make them more poisonous and increase the dangers to imperiled pollinators and rare plants, according to an investigation by the Center for Biological Diversity. These “synergistic” combinations have been widely overlooked by the EPA in its approval of pesticides for food, lawns and other uses....
Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 2:46PM
text In 1988, Kurt Vonnegut Writes a Letter to People Living in 2088, Giving 7 Pieces of Advice by Colin Marshall, Open Culture
The mind of Kurt Vonnegut, like the protagonist of his best-known novel Slaughterhouse-Five, must have got “unstuck in time” somewhere along the line. How else could he have managed to write his distinctive brand of satirical but sincere fiction, hyper-aware of past, present, and future all at once?...
Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 10:36AM
text Ferguson police killing of Michael Brown & invations of Afghanistan: variations on a theme by Gil Villagran, MSW
The Police killing of Michael Brown by a Furguson policeman and the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, and subsequent U.S. invasion are dominos, variations upon a theme: the hubris of a powerful nation, class or ruling elite to control a much subservient people or nation, there are tragic lessons to be learned to the demise of the powerful (at the expense of the powerless)....
Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 9:54AM
text On Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights, and Dallas by Linda Burnham
Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights, Dallas...
Posted: Tue Jul 19, 2016 3:40PM
audio Speaking Up Against Police Terror in Baton Rouge and New Orleans (audio/mpeg 34.7mb) by WTUL News & Views
Speaking up against police terror with Redell, creator of #TheResistance, a faith-based activist group, and Melissa, daily protestors at Baton Rouge Police Headquarters. Plus, Malcolm Suber, community activist, speaking at "Moral Panics & Mass Incarceration in the Neoliberal City: Katrina After 10" from Brown University....
Posted: Mon Jul 18, 2016 6:27AM
audio Cherri Foytlin reports on Baton Rouge kettling and jail conditions (audio/mpeg 10.4mb) by Cherri Foytlin c/o WTUL News
Cherri first describes her arrest on July 10th in detail. A second clip describes possible human rights violations in the Baton Rouge jail....
Posted: Fri Jul 15, 2016 1:54AM