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audio Interview with Voice of the Experienced (VOTE) lead organizer Dolfinette Martin (audio/mpeg 42.5mb) by Theodore Hilton
Topics: December 16, 2017 March for Currently and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls, incarceration in Louisiana, women's experiences of carceral system, grassroots prison activism in Louisiana....
Posted: Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:21AM
image Mexican government seeks to disarticulate self-defense groups by imprisoning 42 “comunitarios" 480_dsc03131_1.jpg by Demián Revart
Last Thursday, October 26th, an operative of the state police and the Mexican army arrested with violence 49 members federated in the Community Police of Eduardo Neri’s Peoples in the state of Guerrero, an autonomous security initiative that arose on May 15th, 2017, against extortion and kidnappings by drug cartels like Los Guerreros Unidos, Los Rojos & La Familia Michoacana, which have made the region a sheer hell....
Posted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:09PM
image Corporate Fascism & SF Federal OSHA Whistleblower Darrell Whitman Presentation to PSI 480_whitman_darrell_at_iwnn_workers_memorial_day4-18-16_1.jpg by Darrell Whitman
Former Federal OSHA Whistleblower Protection Program investigator and lawyer made a report at the Public Service International PSI forum in Geneva where he discussed the system corruption of US regulatory agencies like OSHA and the failure of these agencies to protect health and safety whistleblowers and the dominance of corporate fascism....
Posted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:29AM
text "The Public Trust Doctrine," Wealth Inequality, and Iraq by Mary Wood, Gabriel Zucman, and S Plapperta
The Public Trust Doctrine is a fundamental precursor to modern environmental law and continues to be an integral principle of national resource management. The doctrine has often been characterized as an attribute of sovereignty that carries constitutional force....
Posted: Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:13PM
image US Executions Violate The 14th, 8th, and 1st Amendments To The Constitution 480_000000g_1.jpg by S Shriver
Only 16% of US states still perform the barbarism of prisoner murder. Less than 20% of the world's countries do. The US is among the top 5 execution countries....
Posted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:36PM
text US brands RT a “foreign agent:” A chilling move against free speech by Andre Damon (WSWS repost)
Under pressure from the US government, RT America has announced that it would register as a “foreign agent” under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA). This sets a precedent for delegitimizing RT as a news source, to intimidate its journalists and guests, and for taking similar actions against other news outlets. It also lays groundwork for labeling a much broader range of news outlets to blacklist and criminalize them based on their political views....
Posted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:30PM
image International Labor Solidarity & Against War 2017 KCTU Korea, Doro-Chiba Japan US Germany 480_japan_police_arrest_trump11-5-17_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
International labor solidarity and against war was the focus of this video which includes video of the Korean general strike and the role of the KCT, ILWU actions, Japanese Doro-Chiba and the German GDL Berlin transit unions....
Posted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:23PM
text War Monger Rep. Nancy Pelosi says she’d support a ground invasion in N.Korea "last resort" by repost
War monger Democratic Congressional leader Nancy Pelosi has said she backs a ground invasion of North Korea as a "last resort"....
Posted: Tue Nov 7, 2017 4:23PM
image Tokyo Inter Labor Rally Against Trump/Abe's War On N. Korea, Privatization & Union Busting 480_japan_tokyo_michael_jason_marching11-5-17_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Thousands of workers, students and activists protested against militarization of Asia, privatization and union busting in Tokyo on Sunday November 5, 2017. Also delegations came from the Korea Seoul KCTU, Berlin Train Drivers Union members and ILWU and CWA trade unionists from the US. Trump is seeking to militarize Japan including providing it with nuclear weapons to threaten North Korea and China....
Posted: Mon Nov 6, 2017 12:06AM
text Paradise Papers Expose Trump-Russia links by Lynda Carson
Wilbur Ross is affiliated with the Republican Party, and is registered to vote in Palm Beach, County, Florida....
Posted: Sun Nov 5, 2017 8:43PM
image Former Democratic chairman reveals Clinton rigging of 2016 nomination campaign 480_brazile.jpg by Patrick Martin (WSWS repost)
According to a new book by a top Democratic insider, Donna Brazile, the Hillary Clinton campaign used its financial resources to take control of the Democratic National Committee more than six months before the first primary vote, using the party machinery to insure Clinton won the presidential nomination. Brazile's revelations confirm that the DNC emails released by WikiLeaks provided an accurate picture of the collaboration between top DNC officials and the Clinton campaign....
Posted: Sat Nov 4, 2017 8:40AM
text UNHCR begins its winter assistance programme for displaced Iraqis and refugees by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
This week, UNHCR Iraq began its winter assistance programme to help vulnerable displaced Iraqis and Syrian refugees. Altogether, more than 100,000 households will benefit from additional help over the next four months....
Posted: Sat Nov 4, 2017 2:02AM
image The Democrats’ McCarthyite witch hunt 480_dianne_feinstein_speaks_to_tech_company_leaders.jpg by Andre Damon (WSWS repost)
This week’s congressional hearings on “extremist content” on the Internet mark a new stage in a McCarthyite witch hunt aimed at creating a political climate in which left-wing organizations and figures are demonized as agents of the Kremlin who are essentially engaged in treasonous activity deserving of criminal prosecution. (Google, Facebook and Twitter are already engaged in censorship.) This drive to destroy freedom of speech must be opposed! It is the spearhead for the dismantling of d...
Posted: Fri Nov 3, 2017 10:25AM
text Survival instead of Profit by Michael Lowy
Capital is a powerful machine of commodification. Since the capitalist market economy became autonomous and "separated" from society, capital has only functioned according to its own laws, the impersonal laws of profit and accumulation. The deepest shadow that hangs over us is neither terror, environmental collapse nor global recession. It is the internalized fatalism that holds there is no possible alternative to capital's world order....
Posted: Thu Nov 2, 2017 4:59AM
image Portland, OR: Reed College Threatens Students for Protesting Its Financial Ties 480_black-lives-matter-at-reed_1.jpg by Reedies Against Racism
Reed College in Portland, Oregon uses Wells Fargo, infamous for being one of the primary investors in private prisons, immigration detention, the Dakota Access Pipeline, police foundations and the Israeli Apartheid (among other oppressive institutions), as its main operating bank, holding around $300,000.00 in the bank on a daily basis....
Posted: Wed Nov 1, 2017 11:15PM
audio News and Views: Interview with Tabitha Mustafa about the New Orleans Palestinian Film Festival (audio/mpeg 21.8mb) by Theodore Hilton
The 3rd annual New Orleans Palestinian Film Festival will take place Friday-Sunday November 3-5. We sat down with festival co-organizer Tabitha Mustafa to discuss this year's program....
Posted: Wed Nov 1, 2017 7:06AM
text US congressional hearings on “extremist content” prepare assault on free speech by Andre Damon (WSWS repost)
The alarm must be sounded! The campaign to mount a drive to criminalize political opposition within the United States will reach a new milestone when officials from Facebook, Twitter and Google testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee and the House and Senate intelligence committees. What is involved is nothing less than the greatest attack on the First Amendment since the Second World War....
Posted: Tue Oct 31, 2017 9:08AM
image Labor, Mumia, The Trial And The Fight For Freedom With Mumia's Lawyer Rachel Wolkenstein mumia.jpeg by Labor Video Project
Rachel H. Wolkenstein who has been a lawyer for Mumia from the start of his legal fight for freedom spoke in San Francisco on October 27, 2017. It was sponsored by the Labor Action To Free Mumia....
Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2017 5:00PM
text KPFA WorkWeek Radio On Puerto Rico Labor Action By US Unionists And Jones Act by KPFA WorkWeek Radio
WorkWeek radio looks at the role of the NNU-CNA nurses to support healthcare efforts in Puerto Rico and what the conditions are for the people. WorkWeek also looks at the role of the Jones Act and how it is affecting Puerto Rico....
Posted: Fri Oct 27, 2017 11:11AM
text Petition to Free Rose Maria Hernandez, age 10, from ICE detention by Sign Now
The latest outrageous racist act perpetrated by the immigration authorities, ICE, was to detain a 10 year old girl, who is mentally about 4 years old, with cerebral palsy, after an emergency gall bladder removal operation in Texas instead of reuniting her with her family because she happens to be undocumented. The petition is at http://dreamactivist.org/national/rosamaria/...
Posted: Thu Oct 26, 2017 10:25PM