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text The Dictatorship of Corporations by Thilo Bode
Why do the majority of politicians often make decisions against the public interest in favor of industry? A new quality of lobbyism arose on account of the dramatically stronger market- and financial power of companies. The power relations in our society are shifting endangering democracy, the market economy, our self-determination, and our freedom....
Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:49AM
text More Scandals Rock Southern California Nuke Plant San Onofre by Michael Steinberg
During August more scandals rocked Southern California's San Onofre nuclear power plant, resulting in an upcoming special federal investigation....
Posted: Thu Aug 30, 2018 3:54PM
image Into the Fire 480_into_the_fire_78998_1.jpg by Corina Roberts
Collaborating across what have become enemy lines is the only way we will develop survivable, sustainable policies and rekindle our relationship with the natural world...
Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2018 10:37AM
text Siskiyou County Suspends Contract with Federal Wildlife-Killing Agency by Animal Welfare Institute
Siskiyou County officials recently announced that the county has suspended its contract with the notorious federal wildlife-killing program known as Wildlife Services. The program killed more than 28,000 animals in the county from 2008 to 2016. Siskiyou is the fourth California county to suspend its contract, after animal-protection and conservation groups argued that such agreements violate the California Environmental Quality Act and the California Endangered Species Act....
Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2018 8:38AM
image Dwayne "Lee" Johnson & The Monsanto Ruling With Journalists Carey Gillam and Bob Egelko johnson_dewayne.jpeg by KPFA WorkWeek Radio
KPFA WorkWeek Radio looks at the recent court victory by Beneica Unified school district groundskeeper Dewayne "Lee" Johnson. Johnson sued the Monsanto corporation for causing cancer with the use of their product Roundup. He was drenched in the chemical and now has terminal cancer....
Posted: Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:31PM
image City of Malibu Joins Mayor’s Monarch Pledge to Help Save the Monarch Butterfly 480_monarch-butterfly-milkweed_shutterstock_495x275_1.jpg by National Wildlife Federation
Mayor Rick Mullen declares July 23, 2018 to July 24, 2019 the Year of the Butterfly...
Posted: Thu Aug 2, 2018 12:16AM
text More Problems Arise At Shutdown San Onofre Nuclear Plant by Michael Steinberg
Just when you thought more problems couldn't arise at the shutdown San Onofre nuclear plant in Southern California, more are developing....
Posted: Sun Jul 29, 2018 3:52PM
text Jeff Bezos, Amazon, The Washington Post, Whole Foods, Etc by Progressive Populism
Jeff Bezos is the world's richest person having a wealth of 150 billion dollars. Jeff Bezos abuses his Amazon workers in Europe and the US, is one of the world's major deforesters from Amazon cardboard and nonrecycled book paper to Washington Post newsprint, has profiteered from animal murder as a cattle rancher and owner of Whole Foods....
Posted: Fri Jul 27, 2018 7:05AM
text Help Pass Federal Legislation Against Animal Torture - Now by Tomas DiFiore
Devin Patrick Kelley, responsible for the worst mass shooting in Texas history, was also charged with animal cruelty after reportedly beating his pet husky outside his mobile home in Colorado Springs. He also claimed to have bought dogs from Craigslist and use them for target practice. The FBI’s National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) started collecting data from participating law enforcement agencies on animal cruelty, including neglect, abuse, and torture. This switch from summary ...
Posted: Sun Jul 8, 2018 7:00AM
image Make Rojava Green Again 480_image-indybay_1.jpg by Internatonalist Commune of Rojava
In the north of Syria, amidst the ongoing civil war, a self-administrating society based on the values of women's liberation, radical democracy and ecology is being built up. We are a group of people from different places around the world currently living and working on ecological issues in this region called Rojava....
Posted: Fri Jul 6, 2018 11:42AM
text They Knew What They Did: Texaco in Ecuador by Theresa Leisgang
The world has created a system where businesses only have rights but no obligations. There is no international tribunal that can make businesses liable for human rights violations. What is perverse is that Texaco knew they polluted the land. World corporations refuse responsibility....
Posted: Thu May 24, 2018 9:27AM
image Agriculture Department Killed 1.3 Million Native Animals in 2017 480_coyote_in_cat_tails_seedskade_nwr_tom_koerner_usfws_fpwc_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
Ignoring Calls for Reform, Wildlife Services Slaughtered Coyotes, Bears, Wolves...
Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:47AM
image Coastal Trapping Ban Sought to Protect Oregon's Vanishing Humboldt Martens 480_humboldt-marten-3-charlotte-eriksson-oregon-state-university-fpwc_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
New Study Finds Traps Could Wipe Out Imperiled Otter Relative...
Posted: Wed Apr 4, 2018 10:33PM
text Nuclear Shutdown News March 2018 by Michael Steinberg
While the San Diego nuclear plant in SoCall shut down in 2012, it's still causing a lot of trouble....
Posted: Sat Mar 31, 2018 6:49PM
audio Fossil Free Fest // Equity, Complicity, Vision for Action (audio/x-wav 220.8mb) by WTUL News and Views
Maggie of WTUL New Orleans News & Views speaks with four organizers of the Fossil Free Fest, held in New Orleans, Louisiana from April 2nd-April 8th, 2018....
Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2018 11:19PM
image Native-led Nonprofit Files to Axe Gas Plant Project on Sacred Lands 480_mati_waiya_chumash_elder_wishtoyo_1.jpg by Earthjustice
Calpine Corporation requested to freeze its application process, but the Wishtoyo Foundation and Earthjustice say this misguided project must end now...
Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:02PM
document Lawsuit Launched to Force Trump Administration to Curb Risks From Pesticide Malathion noi-letter-malathion-2018-3-20.pdf_140_.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO, March 21, 2018 — The Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Environmental Health and Californians for Pesticide Reform filed a formal notice of intent today to sue two federal agencies for failing to finalize measures to protect endangered wildlife and the environment from pesticides containing the chemical malathion....
Posted: Wed Mar 21, 2018 12:41PM
text Holy Ground Desecrated at Site of Apache Resistance to Arizona Mine by Center for Biological Diversity
Vandals Destroy Crosses, Eagle Feathers at Oak Flat Campground...
Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:28PM
text Feds Propose Increasing Destructive Off-road Vehicle Access in Mojave Desert by Center for Biological Diversity
MORENO VALLEY, Calif., March 16, 2018 — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management today proposed increasing off-road vehicle access in the western Mojave Desert, despite a court order that required the agency to reanalyze ORV routes to ensure this fragile ecosystem is protected....
Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 5:42PM
audio A Different Kind of Wall - Across the Gulf of Mexico (audio/mpeg 20.4mb) by WTUL News and Views
Scott Eustis, Gulf Restoration Network stopped in to WTUL News and Views to give an update on environmental concerns and issues of injustice in Louisiana and our neighbors to the West. The effects of Hurricane Harvey continue to plague residents in the flood plains....
Posted: Tue Mar 13, 2018 10:20PM