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document Trump Administration's Plan to Use 100,000 National Guard Troops as Deportation Force trump-national-guard-draft-memo.pdf_140_.jpg by la resistencia
The AP revealed an detailed plan written by the Trump administration to use the National Guard in 11 southwestern states as a deportation force to kidnap and forcibly remove as many people as possible from the country. The states of California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana were included in the plan. Trump craves his very own Operation Wetback. Team Trump denies that they intended to carry out the plan and call the document a d...
Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 12:22AM
audio This Week in Palestine, February 10, 2017 (audio/mpeg 7.3mb) by IMEMC
Four Palestinians were killed this week by Israeli attacks, meanwhile Israel’s government approves new law facilitating illegal settlement construction and expansion....
Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2017 9:18PM
document Human slaughterhouse: Mass hangings and extermination at Saydnaya prison, Syria human_slaughterhouse.pdf_140_.jpg by Amnesty International
February 6, 2017 - A chilling new report by Amnesty International exposes the Syrian government’s calculated campaign of extrajudicial executions by mass hangings at Saydnaya Prison. Between 2011 and 2015, every week and often twice a week, groups of up to 50 people were taken out of their prison cells and hanged to death. In five years, as many as 13,000 people, most of them civilians believed to be opposed to the government, were hanged in secret at Saydnaya....
Posted: Tue Feb 7, 2017 1:36PM
audio Responsive Healthcare: Identifying and addressing needs of formerly incarcerated persons (audio/x-wav 284.8mb) by WTUL New Orleans 9.15 News & Views
Anjali Niyogi, MD, MPH and Ashley Wennerstrom, PhD, MPH shed light on the process of developing the Formerly Incarcerated Transitional Care Clinic (FIT Clinic) in New Orleans as they work towards improving healthcare systems and services for formerly incarcerated persons....
Posted: Fri Feb 3, 2017 2:17AM
image "We have a dream, may Hueyapan becomes autonomous municipality" 480_15622109_10208518233530332_3586227400383865381_n_1.jpg by Demián Revart
The dream is ineffable, but gets closer to the reality day after day: "if we all hold hands, it will be easier to change the world."...
Posted: Wed Feb 1, 2017 1:26AM
image Defiant as Ever, Water Protectors Vow to Continue the Fight Against the Dakota ‘Black Snake’ Pipeline 480_pevar_standing_rock_snow_1.jpg by via ACLU of North Dakota
STANDING ROCK INDIAN RESERVATION, N.D., January 26, 2017 — On his fourth day in office, President Trump took executive action that signaled his desire to complete the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. He signed a memorandum ordering the Army secretary and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to “review and approve in an expedited manner…requests for approval to construct and operate the DAPL” as well as an executive order to “streamline and expedite” the environmental review and approva...
Posted: Mon Jan 30, 2017 12:27AM
text Water Protectors Denied Access to Impartial Jury Pool: 77% of Eligible Jurors In Morton County Presume Guilt by via Sacred Stone Camp
On Friday, January 27, attorneys representing the first ten water protectors arrested in actions against the Dakota Access Pipeline in early August 2016 renewed their motion for a change of venue, on grounds that the state did not adequately respond to the motion and is not taking basic steps to assess bias among jurors....
Posted: Mon Jan 30, 2017 12:16AM
text Amnesty International USA Responds to DAPL Executive Action by Amnesty International
January 24, 2017 - Today, President Trump signed an executive action advancing the completion of the Dakota Access Pipeline. In response to the news, Amnesty International USA's Managing Director of the Individuals at Risk Program, Zeke Johnson, issued the following statement:...
Posted: Mon Jan 30, 2017 12:03AM
text Federal Court Grants Stay in Challenge to Trump Immigration Ban by American Civil Liberties Union
NEW YORK, January 28, 2017 — A federal judge tonight granted the American Civil Liberties Union’s request for a nationwide temporary injunction that will block the deportation of all people stranded in U.S. airports under President Trump’s new Muslim ban. The ACLU and other legal organizations filed a lawsuit on behalf of individuals who were subject to the ban. The lead plaintiffs have been detained by the U.S. government and threatened with deportation even though they have valid visas to ...
Posted: Sun Jan 29, 2017 1:35AM
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, 2017 (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