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document Groups Call on EPA to Correct Unsupported Claims in Major Fracking Study september_27_group_letter_to_epa.pdf_140_.jpg by via Food & Water Watch
Letter Comes on Heels of Report Showing White House Influence on “Messaging” in the June 2015 Study...
Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2016 3:17PM
audio Critical Race Theory and the Intersection of Race, Law, and Power (2/2) (audio/mpeg 14.9mb) by Mohan Ambikaipaker, PhD
This is the second half of the second lecture in a three part series on Health, Race, and Communication. In this lecture, assistant professor in the Department of Communication at Tulane University, Mohan Ambikaipaker, PhD, touches on the barriers that front Critical Race Theory in its inclusion in the Public Health framework. The series "Health, Race, and Communications" is sponsored by the Tulane Society for Young Black Public Health Professionals, Tulane SPHTM SGA, Tulane Center for Excell...
Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2016 7:20AM
audio Critical Race Theory and the Intersection of Race, Law, and Power (audio/mpeg 20.6mb) by WTUL News & Views
This is part one of the second lecture in a three part series on Health, Race, and Communication. In this lecture, assistant professor in the Department of Communication at Tulane University, Mohan Ambikaipaker, PhD, touches on the barriers that front Critical Race Theory in its inclusion in the Public Health framework. The series "Health, Race, and Communications" is sponsored by the Tulane Society for Young Black Public Health Professionals, Tulane SPHTM SGA, Tulane Center for Excellence in...
Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2016 1:02AM
image Water Protectors Across Midwest Continue to Stop Active Construction of Dakota Access Pipeline 480_no_dapl_action_dakota_access_pipeline_9-25-16_1_1.jpg by via Indigenous Environmental Network
Water Protectors Across Midwest Continue to Stop Active Construction of Dakota Access Pipeline & Dispel Accusations of Violence...
Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2016 5:11PM
text Bennis Is "rear guard of the Israel Lobby." by repost
Phyllis Bennis and other critics like the Jewish Voice For Peace have done damage control for Israel and refused to mobilize against US arms sales to Israel....
Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2016 9:36AM
image Burnt out Anarchist report from Charlotte this weekend 480_14463059_10153772752401906_6079476407477738772_n_1.jpg by Chris Irwin
Military in Charlotte...
Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2016 6:34AM
text Causes of Great Problems Faded out in Elections by Ernst Wolff
Elections today have one thing in common: they don't change anything. Pseudo-battles dominate in which the actors are intensely focused on evading the burning questions and diverting the electorate from the real causes of problems. The methods are not new. Prejudices are exploited, scapegoats built and fears fomented. The main problem of our time that should be at the center of every election campaign is the rapid increase of social inequality....
Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2016 6:01AM
text Obama Administration Finalizes New Rules Impeding Citizens' Ability to Use Endangered Species Act by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, September 26, 2016 — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service finalized new rules today that restrict the ability of ordinary citizens, scientists and public-interest organizations to obtain Endangered Species Act protections for species on the brink of extinction. The new rules eliminate the ability of the public to submit multispecies petitions and require that 30 days prior to submitting a petition, the petitioner must notify every state where an...
Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2016 4:19PM
text ACLU: Charlotte Police Must Release All Footage of Keith Lamont Scott Shooting by American Civil Liberties Union
ACLU: Charlotte Police Must Release All Footage of Keith Lamont Scott Shooting; Disclosed Videos Raise Many Questions...
Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2016 4:13PM
text Welcome, Fracking! by JohnMonet
For Okies a beautiful September morning became much less beautiful after the state of emergency declaration caused by rather sensible earth shocks. However such phenomena have become a practice for them. They experienced 226 more than 3.0 magnitude earthquakes in just the first two and a half months of 2016. So it is no surprise that the straw broke the camel's back, and State Governor Mary Fallin ordered 37 disposal wells used for fracking in the Arbuckle shale formation to shut down over th...
Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2016 3:11AM
calendar Rally and Protest at Driscoll's Berry Store and Distribution Center 480_boycott_driscolls_continues_1_1.jpg by Boycott Driscoll's San Quintín Sindja
1750 San Juan Rd, Aromas, CA 95004-9027...
Event Date: Sat Oct 15, 2016 1:00PM
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 10:25PM
text Chelsea Manning Punishment for Suicide Attempt is Cruel and Inhumane by Amnesty International
A prison disciplinary board has sentenced Chelsea Manning, who is currently serving a 35-year sentence at the United States Penitentiary in Leavenworth, to 14 days in solitary confinement following her suicide attempt in July....
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 12:46PM
text United Nations Expert Validates Standing Rock Sioux Opposition To Dakota Access Pipeline by via Indigenous Environmental Network
Cannon Ball, North Dakota (23 Sept. 2016) – United Nations Expert, the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, released a statement yesterday calling upon the United States to immediately halt the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, in recognition of dire and direct threats to the drinking water, burial grounds and sacred sites of the Standing Rock Sioux people....
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 12:39PM
image ACLU Stands with Standing Rock 480_stand_with_standing_rock_no_dapl_aclu.jpg by ACLU of Northern California
September 22, 2016 - The ACLU has long been committed to supporting and defending the rights of indigenous people and communities. From North Dakota, to Flint, to Alabama, to California’s Central Valley, the ACLU also recognizes the civil rights issues in struggles over clean water. We work to safeguard the vital roles peaceful protest, nonviolent civil disobedience, and activism play in defending our civil and human rights....
Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2016 11:39PM
image Flashback Friday: May 1984 - Raid on the University of PA Head Injury Lab upa-headinjurylab.jpg by Animal Liberation Press Office
Over thirty years ago the ALF exposed the horrors of vivisection when it expropriated sixty hours of audio- and videotape of footage shot by researchers inside the University of Pennsylvania's Head Injury Clinic in Philadelphia....
Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2016 1:05PM
image Familias Unidas por la Justicia Announce Next Steps after Historic Win 480_community_to_community_development_1.jpg by via Food First
Sacramento, CA – Today, 9/22, Edgar Franks, organizer with Community to Community Development (C2C), the support organization for Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ) reported on historic next steps following the culimination of FUJ’s organizing campaign. The farmworkers at Sakuma Bros. Berry Farm voted in a historic secret ballot election to have Familias Unidas por la Justicia represent them in negotiations for a union contract – the vote represents years of organizing and signals a new er...
Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2016 8:26PM
image Archaeologists & Museums Denounce Destruction of Standing Rock Sioux Burial Grounds 480_nhm_feather-01-830x467_1.jpg by via The Natural History Museum
The Natural History Museum initiated this sign-on letter concerning the destruction of Native American burial grounds and sacred sites by the Dakota Access Pipeline company. If you are an archaeologists, anthropologist, historian or museum worker you are invited to add your name by emailing info@thenaturalhistorymuseum.org....
Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2016 5:08PM
image Leonard Peltier on Solidarity with Standing Rock 480_free_leonard_peltier.jpg by Leonard Peltier
Greeting Sisters and Brothers: I have been asked to write a SOLIDARITY statement to everyone about the Camp of the Sacred Stones on Standing Rock. Thank you for this great honor. I must admit it is very difficult for me to even begin this statement as my eyes get so blurred from tears and my heart swells with pride, as chills run up and down my neck and back. I’m so proud of all of you young people and others there....
Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2016 4:59PM
image Over 700,000 People Tell Government to Block Seed Mergers 480_seeds_1.jpg by Center for Food Safety
Washington, D.C., September 20th, 2016 — As the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee meets today to examine consolidation in the agriculture seed and chemical industry, nine groups have submitted petitions signed by 708,000 people urging the Department of Justice and elected officials to block several pending mergers that would further consolidate the market for seeds and agricultural chemicals. The pending mergers between Dow-DuPont, Syngenta-ChemChina and Bayer-Monsanto would further increase th...
Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2016 4:54PM
text Benecia, California Votes Unanimously to Deny Crude by Rail Facility by via Sierra Club
Benecia, CA, September 21, 2016 -- Late yesterday evening, Benecia, CA voted unanimously to deny Valero’s proposed crude by rail facility in the city. The now rejected facility would have brought two trains of 50 oil tankers carrying 3 million gallons of volatile Bakken and tar sands crude into the city every day. This decision follows years of organized opposition to the facility....
Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2016 4:50PM