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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
image TESC Students for Justice in Palestine Respond to Evergreen Administration 480_tesc-boycott_1.jpg by TESC Students for Justice in Palestine
An open letter from TESC Students for Justice in Palestine’s response to the Administration’s statement concerning the affirmative student votes to boycott Sabra, Driscoll’s, and CAT products on the Evergreen campus and its refusal to respect the CAT boycott....
Posted: Thu Jul 14, 2016 1:19PM
video Oakland 880 Shutdown: Reverend Ben McBride Speaks Out from the Freeway (video) (video/mp4 197.9mb) by Dave Id
Locking arms with allied clergy across Interstate 880, Reverend Ben McBride speaks out against police violence and corruption, issuing demands to Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley. To the Oakland police department, he says, if you refuse to do what is right, through the power of non-violent direct action, we will pull down your department brick by brick....
Posted: Tue Jul 12, 2016 11:30PM
image Teamsters Mourn the Loss of Local 320 Member Philando Castile 480_philando_castile_1.jpg by via the Teamsters
14-Year Member was Nutrition Services Supervisor in St. Paul Public Schools...
Posted: Tue Jul 12, 2016 4:10PM
document Historic Petition Calls on Obama Admin to Halt All New Fossil Fuel Leases on Federal Land petition_for_a_moratorium_on_the_leasing_of_federal_public_land_fossil_fuels.pdf_140_.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, July 12, 2016 — More than 250 climate, community and tribal organizations filed a landmark legal petition today (see PDF) calling on the Obama administration to halt all new fossil fuel leasing on federal lands — a step that would align U.S. energy policies with its climate goals and keep up to 450 billion tons of greenhouse gas pollution from entering the atmosphere....
Posted: Tue Jul 12, 2016 3:50PM
image What Would Trump Fascism Look Like? 480_trumpflag2_1_1_1.jpg by Al Carroll
Numerous analysts, journalists, publications, and scholars judge Mr. Trump to be a fascist. These range from academics to Newsweek to Salon to the New Republic to even Forbes magazine and conservatives like Max Boot and Jeb Bush. He is authoritarian, appeals to irrationality, is highly nationalistic, extremely bigoted, and calls for the defense of capitalism at the expense of democracy. The only things missing from this textbook definition of fascism are the uniforms. Even though Trump has li...
Posted: Mon Jul 11, 2016 1:53PM