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documentCourt Rejects Trump Administration Efforts to Avoid Curbing Risks From Dangerous Pesticide
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by Center for Biological Diversity
OAKLAND, Calif., October 15, 2019 — A federal district court in Oakland today rejected the Trump administration’s efforts to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the failure of the Environmental Protection Agency to protect endangered wildlife and the environment from the dangerous pesticide malathion....
Posted: Fri Oct 18, 2019 7:24PM
textTrump EPA’s Paraquat Review Ignores Strong Links to Parkinson’s Disease by Center for Biological Diversity
Agency Considers Reapproving Lethal Pesticide Banned in Much of World...
Posted: Fri Oct 18, 2019 7:20PM
textSanta Barbara Students to Rally Saturday Against Offshore Oil Drilling by Center for Biological Diversity
“RIP Platform Holly: A Wake to End Offshore Drilling” to Mark Decommissioning, Focus on ExxonMobil’s Proposals to Restart Platforms...
Posted: Fri Oct 18, 2019 7:06PM
imageNYC WBAI Press Conference To Re-open WBAI & Stop The Coup By Pacifica Minority
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by repost
A minority faction of the Pacifica Board including KPFA board members Christopher Cory (KPFA), Sabrina Jacobs (KPFA), Donald Goldmacher (KPFA) illegally supported the closure of NYC WBAI without a vote of the Pacifica Board. They fired all the staff violating the AFTRA SAG contract and turned the station into a repeater station. They also went to a Federal judge to have him take over the running Pacifica Foundation since they are in a minority on the Pacifica Board. This coup is being chal...
Posted: Tue Oct 15, 2019 4:45PM
documentState Endangered Species Protection Sought for California’s Joshua Trees
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Iconic Desert Plant Threatened by Climate Change, Habitat Loss...
Posted: Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:09AM
imageNY Press Conference To Defend NYC WBAI
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by repost
WBAI fights back against a plot by rogue faction of the parent Pacifica National Board and its Interim Executive Director to eliminate the iconic New York station...
Posted: Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:09PM
audioSolving New Orleans Mental Health Crisis - October Events (audio/mpeg 34.7MB) by Maggie Hermann
WTUL News and Views Dj Maggie interviews Janet Hays, (Healing Minds NOLA), Judge Kern Reese (Civil District Court ) and Kenn Barnes, (The Louisiana Supreme Court) to discuss upcoming events addressing alternatives to incarceration, homelessness and death for people with serious mental illnesses. Audio - 25:10...
Posted: Mon Oct 14, 2019 7:29PM
textThe More Joe Biden Stumbles, the More Corporate Democrats Freak Out by Norman Solomon
Harvesting big checks isn't getting the job done...
Posted: Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:22PM
image#SOSEcuador: Exigimos el cese de la violencia por parte del gobierno ecuatoriano
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by Medios libres de América
Colectivos y organizaciones firmantes denunciamos la inconstitucionalidad del toque de queda impuesto en Ecuador desde hoy sábado 12 de octubre a las 3 pm. Exigimos que se levante esta medida excesiva por ser un mecanismo que pone en riesgo la seguridad y la vida de los y las manifestantes....
Posted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:34PM
imageCalifornia organizing to show support for HE Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, AU Ambassador
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Full Moon, Maafa Commemoration and 2019 Pan African Global Trade and Investment Week are aligned to show broadbased support for Her Excellency Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, African Union Ambassador to the United States of America...
Posted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:37PM
imageThe Evolution of Trump’s Attacks on Immigrants
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by Leon Kunstenaar (Photo and Text)
Racism meets Big Data...
Posted: Thu Oct 10, 2019 4:58PM
imageNational strike paralyzes Ecuador on Seventh Day of Protests
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by Harvey Goldberg
The strike dramatically impacted Cuenca on Wednesday. Streets were largely deserted of vehicle traffic. There was no taxi or bus service. Police and army officers blocked off the central square in downtown Cuenca. A huge march of workers, students, and indigenous people gathered before noon. Things calmed down during mid-day, but in the evening there were running battles between protesters and security forces, which responded by lobbing teargas canisters....
Posted: Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:30PM
videoScenes from protests against government in Cuenca, Ecuador (video/mpeg 47.1MB) by Harvey Goldberg
(Video 1:51) Anti-austerity protests in Cuenca, Ecuador October 9, 2019...
Posted: Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:29AM
textRent Control & Just Cause Eviction Protections: AB 1482 Has Been Signed! by Posted By Lynda Carson
Many tenants live in fear that they are just one rent-gouging increase or one discriminatory or arbitrary eviction notice away from losing their home. AB 1482's statewide anti-gouging and just cause protection provisions will change all of this. Our homes are where we lay our heads down at night, where we feel safe, and where our families and children feel safe! California's tenants deserve and need these critical protections. The new law takes effect January 1, 2020....
Posted: Thu Oct 10, 2019 1:34AM
imageThe Attack On WBAI & "Pacifica Across America”
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by Labor Video Project
The Pacifica Interim Executive Director illegally shutdown WBAI and terminated all the employees violating the AFTRA-SAG contract. It was also done without a vote of the Pacifica Board and a new entity "Pacifica Across America" took over programming while local programmers were locked out....
Posted: Tue Oct 8, 2019 9:11PM
imageSixth straight day of mass protests throughout Ecuador against austerity measures
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by Harvey Goldberg
Protesters in Cuenca, Ecuador approach police line. October 7, 2019 Monday saw another day of protests, with highway blockades, being the main tactic. Protests continued in major cities, especially Monday night. A national strike has been called for Wednesday....
Posted: Tue Oct 8, 2019 12:50PM
imageMichigan's largest deer processing facility severely damaged in fire
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by Animal Liberation Press Office
Press Office note: There has been no claim by animal liberation activists for this action as of this posting....
Posted: Sun Oct 6, 2019 6:13PM
imageTen Hunting Towers Destroyed in Wisconsin
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by Animal Liberation Press Office
Received anonymously:...
Posted: Sun Oct 6, 2019 6:07PM
imageBernie’s Heart. And Ours.
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by Norman Solomon (photo:Leon Kunstenaar)
Up to us...
Posted: Sat Oct 5, 2019 11:27AM
imageToday We Commemorate the life of Herman Wallace
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by International Coalition to Free the Angola 3
Today we commemorate the October 4, 2013 passing of the Angola 3's Herman Wallace. As we mourn his absence, we know he would be proud to see the growing movement to #StopSolitary and how his comrades Robert King & Albert Woodfox have continued the struggle that Herman gave his life to....
Posted: Fri Oct 4, 2019 2:00PM