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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
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
audio This Week in Palestine, July 22nd, 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 July 16, to the 22, 2016....
Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2016 6:16PM
video Obama and Nieto peddle TPPA, ignore police massacres (video/mp4 160.3mb) by IndyRadio/David Roknich
Police massacres of striking teachers in Mexico were ignored in discussions held between leaders of the US and Mexico, who instead focused on the merits of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement. No questions about Nochixtlán or Ayotzinapa were asked by the press during the short time allowed for questions....
Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2016 3:36PM
text UN Summit Reaches Debt, Tax and Trade Agreements by Greg Williams
Member countries of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) renewed a mandate for the UN agency on economic issues. The agreement will guide UNCTAD's work for the next four years...
Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2016 1:10PM
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
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 Holy See Calls on UN Development Summit to Build an Inclusive Economy by Greg Williams
Cardinal Peter Turkson, president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, called on a United Nations development summit to address debt, tax, trade and environmental policies that impact poverty....
Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 10:32AM
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 Negotiators Struggle for Agreement on Debt and Tax Issues at UN Development Summit by Greg
A United Nations global development summit begins its fourth day of difficult negotiations in Nairobi, Kenya. The member countries of the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) define the institution's purpose and economic and development focuses every four years....
Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 7:46AM
text On Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights, and Dallas by Linda Burnham
Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights, Dallas...
Posted: Tue Jul 19, 2016 3:40PM
text On the tragic and the farcical of the British referendum by Void Network
An analysis about BREXIT from a Greek Anarchist point of view...
Posted: Tue Jul 19, 2016 4:55AM
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 This Week in Palestine, July 16th, 2016 (audio/mpeg 3.4mb) by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for July 09, to the 16, 2016....
Posted: Sat Jul 16, 2016 11:05PM
image Attorney Toni Jaramilla Files Race Discrimination Complaint Against Islands Restaurant 480_henderson_-_conformed_complaint_page_17_1.jpg by JStevenson
Toni Jaramilla, a Los Angeles workers’ rights attorney, filed a civil lawsuit stemming from alleged race discrimination and retaliation in the workplace....
Posted: Fri Jul 15, 2016 9:58AM
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