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text ACLU of North Dakota Statement on First Amendment Violations at Dakota Access Pipeline Protest by ACLU of North Dakota
Cannon Ball, N.D., August 22, 2016 – The curbing of peaceful protests at the site of the Dakota Access Pipeline construction is in violation of our core principles of free speech....
Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 5:25PM
image Lawsuit Launched Over California Cities' Killing of Threatened Santa Ana Suckers 480_santa_ana_sucker_paulbarrett_usfws_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., August 22, 2016 — Three conservation groups filed a notice of intent today to sue the cities of Colton and San Bernardino and their regional wastewater reclamation authority for illegally killing federally protected Santa Ana sucker fish. By halting water releases critical to maintaining surface flows of the Santa Ana River, the Rapid Infiltration and Extraction (RIX) treatment plant is stranding and killing threatened fish, violating the Endangered Species Act and dri...
Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 4:29PM
audio Louisiana Floods: in their own words, stories and how to help (audio/mpeg 30.2mb) by WTUL News & Views
On the Louisiana Floods, personal stories from Blair, Bru, and Logan, plus an update from Elizabeth about ways to lift up your Louisiana loved ones....
Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 6:08AM
text The Unending Story of the Achievers by Bruno Rossmann and Joerg Reitzig
All personal and state success depended on state investments in schools, roads, hospitals, community centers, airwaves, food safety, and water quality. The achievers' myth ignores this, Austrian researcher Bruno Rossmann explains. The neoliberal redefinition of justice from sharing and distribution justice to rewarding achievers helps justify exploding inequality and tax injustice. In the 1960s, John Kenneth Galbraith decried the public squalor alongside private opulence....
Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 4:44AM
audio This Week in Palestine, August 19th, 2016 (audio/mpeg 6.3mb) by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for August 13, to the 19, 2016....
Posted: Sat Aug 20, 2016 8:50PM
audio Citizen Reporting of Great Louisiana Flood of 2016 (audio/mpeg 41.2mb) by WTUL News and Views
Compiled audio of citizen vlogs detailing their experiences trying to recover after the Great Louisiana Flood of 2106....
Posted: Thu Aug 18, 2016 8:51AM
image No Dakota Pipeline - tribes push back against yet another threat to clean water 480_13924979_1065509830236132_2959863761466764350_n_1.jpg by Corina Roberts
The Standing Rock Sioux Nation is calling out to all indigenous nations of the world to stand in solidarity with them as they fight yet another pipeline on tribal lands....
Posted: Wed Aug 17, 2016 2:35PM
image Hearing in Lawsuit Compelling USDA to Pull Foie Gras From Shelves foie-gras-ducks-cc-liberation-bc.jpg by via Animal Legal Defense Fund
LOS ANGELES, August 15, 2016 – Today the District Court will hear oral arguments in a lawsuit by the Animal Legal Defense Fund—the nation’s leading legal advocacy organization for animals, concerned consumers, and a coalition of animal protection groups against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for allowing a diseased poultry product—specifically, foie gras—into the food supply....
Posted: Tue Aug 16, 2016 6:20PM
image The Politics of My OSC Complaint At OSHA/DOL 480_perez_tom___clinton_hillary_rally_1.jpg by Darrell Whitman
Darrell Whitman a fired OSHA DOL whistleblower writes about the systemic corruption of the Federal government in regards to health and safety and OSHA/DOL. OSHA chief David Michaels and Department of Labor Secretary Tom Perez have been involved in obstruction of justice and maintaing the corporate take-over of US government regulatory agencies....
Posted: Mon Aug 15, 2016 9:55AM
text The Digitalization of Labor by Patrick Stary
Robots and algorithms are ready to automate many activities like the manufacturing robot Baxter... John Maynard Keynes dreamt of a future in which the work week of his grandchildren would be only 15 hours. Reducing working hours is the only way to guarantee everyone the right to work. Technology and computerization enable a human future of cooperation and sharing if we can free ourselves of egoism, work fetishism, vulgar materialism and hyper-individualism....
Posted: Mon Aug 15, 2016 7:07AM
audio This Week in Palestine, August 12th, 2016 (audio/mpeg 6.2mb) by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for October 6, to the 12, 2016....
Posted: Sun Aug 14, 2016 2:40PM
image Ashlei Mason Burns an Innocent Animal Alive 480_ashlei-mason_1.jpg by AnimalJustice890
Ashlei Mason douses a live animal with lighter fluid and burns it alive...
Posted: Sun Aug 14, 2016 8:19AM
audio New Orleans Drug Policy Update August 2016 (audio/mpeg 26.4mb) by WTUL News & Views
24 min New Orleans and surrounding area drug war news for 2016. Learn about: law enforcement officers and staffers booked or sentenced on conspiracy, drug distribution, malfeasance, and theft charges in Louisiana; official opiate overdose warnings from health departments, coroners, and law enforcement around the state; mixed bag state legislative actions; effects of prohibition on public health; findings on sentencing and jailing on municipal, state, and federal levels....
Posted: Sun Aug 14, 2016 7:52AM
text Smash racist networks! by Rechte Netzwerke zerschlagen!
On 27th August the fifth „Imperium Fighting Championship“ will take place at Leipzig. Place of the event will be the Kohlrabizirkus in the southern part of the city. The organizer „Imperium Fight Team“ is interspersed with neo-Nazis. Well-known is certainly their coach Benjamin Brinsa. Brinsa was a leading member of the allegedly dissolved right-wing Ultra-group „Scenario Lok“ of the1. Football Club Lokomotive Leipzig....
Posted: Sat Aug 13, 2016 3:23AM
audio Dr Sylvia Earle at ASIH New Orleans 2016 (audio/mpeg 50.2mb) by wtul news and ASIH
Dr Sylvia Earle, pioneer aquanaut, speaks about her life as a leading researcher, and a leading female aquanaut in her quest to study and save the blue planet....
Posted: Fri Aug 12, 2016 7:38AM
image Feds’ Approval of GE Mosquito Release Doesn’t Account for Risk 480_engineered_mosqutio_1.jpg by via Center for Food Safety
WASHINGTON, August 9th, 2016 — Last week the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the release of genetically engineered (GE) mosquitoes in the Florida Keys without a thorough review of the risks associated with such a release. This first-of–its-kind release was approved by the FDA despite widespread public outcry and a weak environmental assessment....
Posted: Thu Aug 11, 2016 5:48PM
text COINTELPRO action, not "Anonymous" video. by Silas Weatherby
Discussion of why the video call for a July 15th "Day of Rage" supposedly from "Anonymous" was almost certainly a COINTELPRO action....
Posted: Thu Aug 11, 2016 2:36PM
text Public Records Sought Over Federal Surveillance of Climate Protesters by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, August 11, 2016 — The Center for Biological Diversity today filed nine Freedom of Information Act requests seeking the release of public records relating to surveillance of peaceful protests of federal fossil fuel auctions. Records obtained by the Intercept in July revealed that federal and local police agents went undercover at a May 20 public protest of a Bureau of Land Management fossil fuel auction in Lakewood, Colo....
Posted: Thu Aug 11, 2016 1:54PM
audio This Week in Palestine, August 6th, 2016 (audio/mpeg 6.9mb) by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for July 31, to August 6, 2016....
Posted: Thu Aug 11, 2016 9:30AM
text U.S. to World: Protect Dolphins, Whales or Lose Access to U.S. Seafood Market by Joanna McWilliams
New Rules Ban Seafood Imports That Don’t Meet Strict U.S. Standards for Marine Mammal Protection...
Posted: Thu Aug 11, 2016 8:47AM