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image On The Propriety Of Punching Nazis, An FAQ 480_as-american-as-apple-pie_1.jpg by Indiana Jones
Dialogue is for reasonable people acting in good faith. Dialogue is between two acceptable positions. “Taxes need to be raised” vs. “taxes need to be lowered” is grounds for dialogue. “Taxes need to be raised” vs. “Jews should be thrown in ovens” is grounds for a beating....
Posted: Sun Jan 22, 2017 12:16AM
audio This Week in Palestine, January 20th, 2016 (audio/mpeg 7.8mb) by IMEMC
This week, Israel welcomes Donald Trump with plans to build more new settlement, meanwhile Israeli attacks leave three Palestinians killed this week....
Posted: Fri Jan 20, 2017 10:20PM
image Know Your Rights and Resist the Police State 480_resistthepolicestatetabloid.jpg by UBEW
Our system of laws exists to maintain the dominance of those in power, and the police are its armed enforcers. If you doubt this for a minute, look at who are the selective targets of local laws: The homeless, the young, the poor. Globally, look at who dies and who gets rich from wars and other disasters....
Posted: Fri Jan 20, 2017 6:52PM
image FBI's "Suicide Letter" to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Dangers of Unchecked Surveillance 480_fbimlkletters_1.jpg by EFF
The newly unredacted portions shed light on the government’s sordid scheme to harass and discredit Dr. King. And of course, the letter ends with an ominous threat. There's a lesson to learn here: history must play a central role in the debate around spying today....
Posted: Mon Jan 16, 2017 10:23AM
image The Privacy Threat From Always-On Microphones Like the Amazon Echo 480_web17-amazon-echo-1160x768.jpg by ACLU
A warrant from police in Arkansas seeking audio records of a man’s Amazon Echo has sparked an overdue conversation about the privacy implications of “always-on” recording devices. This story should serve as a giant wakeup call about the potential surveillance devices that many people are starting to allow into their own homes....
Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 6:29PM
image Tampa Food Not Bombs Provides Healthy Meal As Police Ramp Up Threats for Saturday 480_stronger-together-tampa-food-not-bombs_1.jpg by Tampa Food Not Bombs
This morning Tampa Food Not Bombs served our usual Tuesday morning breakfast surrounded by dozens of supporters linking arms around the table. Even as police threatened the support circle with arrest if they didn't make passage for them to arrest those serving, they held strong around us which allowed us to serve every last person who wanted and needed a meal....
Posted: Tue Jan 10, 2017 12:05PM
image Prison Strike Organizers to Protest Food Giant Aramark 480_alabamas-holman-prison-bird-feeding-meal-served-during-work-strike-0516-2_1.jpg by Kamala Kelkar, SF Bay View
The people who organized the country’s biggest prison strike against what they call modern-day slavery have planned their next target: corporate food service giant Aramark....
Posted: Sun Jan 8, 2017 9:10PM
image Philippine President Duterte: A fascist original 2016-duterte-hitler.jpg by Walden Bello
'Like the anti-Marcos resistance 4 decades back, the only certainty members of the anti-fascist front can count on is that they’re doing the right thing. And that, for some, is a certainty worth dying for'...
Posted: Wed Jan 4, 2017 12:03AM
audio This Week in Palestine, December 30th, 2016 (audio/mpeg 8.1mb) by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for December 24, to the 30, 2016....
Posted: Sat Dec 31, 2016 12:31AM
image Philippines: Sending 9-year-olds to jail is height of cruelty to poor 480_2016_stop_bbb_1.jpg by Akbayan (Citizens Action Party)
Members of Akbayan party-list together with child rights advocates today trooped to the House of Representatives to call on legislators to abandon plans to pass a proposed measure that would lower the minimum age of criminal responsibility from the current 15 to 9 years old....
Posted: Fri Dec 23, 2016 11:36PM
text President Grants Commutations to 153 Federal Prisoners, Including Paul Free and Steven Speal by American Civil Liberties Union
WASHINGTON, December 19, 2016 — Today, President Obama announced 153 grants of commutation. Of today's 153 grants, 82 were in cases supported by Clemency Project 2014. That brings the total number of commutations granted by President Obama to date to 1,176, of which 605 were supported by Clemency Project 2014....
Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2016 6:26PM
audio This Week in Palestine, December 16th, 2016 (audio/mpeg 8.0mb) by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for December 10, to the 16, 2016....
Posted: Fri Dec 16, 2016 10:42PM
image Evicted Okupa Chanti Ollin Calls for Solidarity 480_chanti-ollin-protest-mexico_1.jpg by El Enemigo Común
Members of Chanti Ollin are calling for those who stand in solidarity across the globe to deliver the below statement to the nearest Mexican Embassy....
Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2016 1:47PM
image Chanti Ollin, Okupa Desalojada, Hace Una Llamada Para La Solidaridad 480_chanti-ollin-protest-mexico-es_1.jpg by El Enemigo Común
Miembros del Chanti Ollin hacen una llamada a la solidaridad internacional, para que entreguen el siguiente pronunciamiento a la Embajada Mexicana más cercana....
Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2016 1:43PM
image Arrests of NLG Legal Observers Call Attention to Rights Violations during Protests 480_national_lawyers_guild_legal_observer_amy-willis-lo-arrest-by-megan-harrison_1.jpg by via National Lawyers Guild
NEW YORK, December 12, 2016 — Last month’s arrest of Amy Mei Willis, a member of the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) Georgia Chapter and Legal Observer (LO) during a #FightFor15 demonstration in Atlanta has again called attention to LOs and the reasons why law enforcement target them. The NLG calls on law enforcement to respect the constitutionally-protected rights of demonstrators and LOs....
Posted: Mon Dec 12, 2016 3:12PM
text Army Corps of Engineers Denies Easement to DAPL to drill under Lake Oahe and Missouri River until EIS is Completed by via Water Protector Legal Collective/NLG
December 4, 2016 - Today, the United States Army Corps of Engineers announced that it is denying an easement to Dakota Access, LLC (Dakota Access) to drill under Lake Oahe and the Missouri River for the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) until an Environmental Impact Statement is completed and alternative routes are explored. “The Water Protector Legal Collective applauds the Obama Administration’s decision to deny the easement, but calls for a permanent stop to DAPL. We also recognize that this d...
Posted: Mon Dec 5, 2016 5:52PM
image Nurses Donate $50,000 to Aid Veterans Stand with Standing Rock 480_national_nurses_united_standing_rock_nodapl.jpg by via National Nurses United
National Nurses United Press Release, 12/2/16...
Posted: Mon Dec 5, 2016 5:23PM
text Stop Sen. Sesssions From Making U.S. into a Sadistic State as D.A.! by Green Liberty Party
Petition from MoveOn.org to stop Sen. Jeffery Beauregard Sessions from becoming District Attorney of the U.S. under Pres. Trump. Reasons to prevent his appointment as DA include overt racism and outdated pre-Civil War thinking. He also doesn't respect state rights on cannabis legalization. Sen. Sessions will take the U.S. backwards into a state of sadistic racial feudalism....
Posted: Mon Dec 5, 2016 5:11AM
audio This Week in Palestine, December 3rd, 2016 (audio/mpeg 8.3mb) by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for November 26, to December 3, 2016....
Posted: Fri Dec 2, 2016 11:06PM
image Philippines: Marcos burial forms part of pattern towards authoritarianism 480_2016-marcos-not-a-hero_1.jpg by Akbayan (Citizens Action Party)
Akbayan joins the rest of the country in denouncing the unilateral, treacherous burial of the dictator Marcos as a hero....
Posted: Fri Dec 2, 2016 6:54PM