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audio Critical Race Theory and the Intersection of Race, Law, and Power (2/2) (audio/mpeg 14.9mb) by Mohan Ambikaipaker, PhD
This is the second half of the second lecture in a three part series on Health, Race, and Communication. In this lecture, assistant professor in the Department of Communication at Tulane University, Mohan Ambikaipaker, PhD, touches on the barriers that front Critical Race Theory in its inclusion in the Public Health framework. The series "Health, Race, and Communications" is sponsored by the Tulane Society for Young Black Public Health Professionals, Tulane SPHTM SGA, Tulane Center for Excell...
Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2016 7:20AM
audio Critical Race Theory and the Intersection of Race, Law, and Power (audio/mpeg 20.6mb) by WTUL News & Views
This is part one of the second lecture in a three part series on Health, Race, and Communication. In this lecture, assistant professor in the Department of Communication at Tulane University, Mohan Ambikaipaker, PhD, touches on the barriers that front Critical Race Theory in its inclusion in the Public Health framework. The series "Health, Race, and Communications" is sponsored by the Tulane Society for Young Black Public Health Professionals, Tulane SPHTM SGA, Tulane Center for Excellence in...
Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2016 1:02AM
text San Diego Violates Fluoridation Law, Legal Action Taken by Presidio Sentinel
California state law requires cities of 10,000 or more to add fluoride chemicals into its residents via the water supply but only if outside funds are available. Those outside funds have dried up in San Diego which has a local law prohibiting fluoridation. So fluoridation should cease in San Diego especially if taxpayers money is being used to continue fluoridating which is contrary to the intent of the 1995 state law....
Posted: Tue Sep 20, 2016 4:54AM
image Nurses Applaud Federal Move to Halt Dakota Pipeline, Call for Permanent End to Project 480_we_are_water_dakota_access_pipeline_protest.jpg by via National Nurses United
National Nurses United Friday welcomed the move by the federal government to stop construction on the Dakota Access pipeline project that has been the center of protests by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and supporters. Nurses urged the government to permanently block the disputed project that nurses say is a threat to public health, as well as to the tribe’s sacred sites....
Posted: Tue Sep 13, 2016 11:44PM
audio Film Screening and discussion - Shattered Families: Collapse of our Mental Health System (audio/mpeg 26.5mb) by WTUL News & Views
Janet Hays interviews Nicole Forston (Producer), and Laura Pogliano (mother and mental health advocate), about the new film documentary Shattered Families: Collapse of our Mental Health System. The lack of a functional mental healthcare system all too often leaves untreated seriously mentally ill people incarcerated, homeless and dead. It also takes a physical and emotional toll on caregivers who have few support options when a loved one is in mental health crisis....
Posted: Fri Sep 9, 2016 8:14AM
text US and Puerto Rico Faith Groups Send Congress Recommendations on Island's Crisis by Greg
Religious leaders in Puerto Rico and Jubilee USA urged a new Congressional task force to reform US laws to promote economic growth in Puerto Rico....
Posted: Fri Sep 2, 2016 1:26PM
text New Study Links Eating Shark Fins & Meat to Alzheimer’s Disease by Joanna McWilliams
A new study by scientists from the University of Miami has found high concentrations of toxins linked to the development of Alzheimer’s disease in the fins and muscles of 10 species of sharks....
Posted: Thu Sep 1, 2016 8:45AM
text Dentists Unsure of Fluoride's Safety, FOIAs ReveaL by nyscof
Organized Dentistry, the CDC and others publicly pronounces fluoride as safe to ingest; but privately they aren't so sure, reveals freedom of information ( FOIA ) documents....
Posted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 8:42AM
audio Louisiana Floods: in their own words, stories and how to help (audio/mpeg 30.2mb) by WTUL News & Views
On the Louisiana Floods, personal stories from Blair, Bru, and Logan, plus an update from Elizabeth about ways to lift up your Louisiana loved ones....
Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 6:08AM
text The Unending Story of the Achievers by Bruno Rossmann and Joerg Reitzig
All personal and state success depended on state investments in schools, roads, hospitals, community centers, airwaves, food safety, and water quality. The achievers' myth ignores this, Austrian researcher Bruno Rossmann explains. The neoliberal redefinition of justice from sharing and distribution justice to rewarding achievers helps justify exploding inequality and tax injustice. In the 1960s, John Kenneth Galbraith decried the public squalor alongside private opulence....
Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 4:44AM
image History Repeats itself; The Shameful Tactics of Pseudo-Science and Legislative Action. 480_robert-g-tronge-16_1.jpg by Robert Tronge
We all know about segregation in our recent history. We know how state governments across the nation passed laws, rules and regulations treating people differently, these laws not only included blacks, but Asians, Latinos and other ethnic groups as well, not only in the community, but before the court systems. Note even our United States Supreme Court ratified the use of segregation in the 1896 case of Plessy v. Ferguson, 163 U.S. 537 where the Supreme Court sustained the constitutionality o...
Posted: Fri Aug 19, 2016 10:19AM
audio Citizen Reporting of Great Louisiana Flood of 2016 (audio/mpeg 41.2mb) by WTUL News and Views
Compiled audio of citizen vlogs detailing their experiences trying to recover after the Great Louisiana Flood of 2106....
Posted: Thu Aug 18, 2016 8:51AM
image No Dakota Pipeline - tribes push back against yet another threat to clean water 480_13924979_1065509830236132_2959863761466764350_n_1.jpg by Corina Roberts
The Standing Rock Sioux Nation is calling out to all indigenous nations of the world to stand in solidarity with them as they fight yet another pipeline on tribal lands....
Posted: Wed Aug 17, 2016 2:35PM
image Hearing in Lawsuit Compelling USDA to Pull Foie Gras From Shelves foie-gras-ducks-cc-liberation-bc.jpg by via Animal Legal Defense Fund
LOS ANGELES, August 15, 2016 – Today the District Court will hear oral arguments in a lawsuit by the Animal Legal Defense Fund—the nation’s leading legal advocacy organization for animals, concerned consumers, and a coalition of animal protection groups against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for allowing a diseased poultry product—specifically, foie gras—into the food supply....
Posted: Tue Aug 16, 2016 6:20PM
image Feds’ Approval of GE Mosquito Release Doesn’t Account for Risk 480_engineered_mosqutio_1.jpg by via Center for Food Safety
WASHINGTON, August 9th, 2016 — Last week the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the release of genetically engineered (GE) mosquitoes in the Florida Keys without a thorough review of the risks associated with such a release. This first-of–its-kind release was approved by the FDA despite widespread public outcry and a weak environmental assessment....
Posted: Thu Aug 11, 2016 5:48PM
audio On Short Term Rentals and City Planning Commission: Interview with Jeffrey Goodman (audio/mpeg 77.5mb) by WTUL News & Views
On Short Term Rentals and City Planning Commission: Matt Olsen interviews Jeffrey Goodman, urban planner. Goodman participated in teach-in sponsored by European Dissent and Jane Place in preparation for City Planning Commission open comment tomorrow, Tuesday, August 9, 2016....
Posted: Mon Aug 8, 2016 7:43AM
document Petition Calls on EPA to Require Pesticide Companies to Disclose Data on Chemical Mixtures petition_to_epa_for_rulemaking_synergistic_effects.pdf_140_.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
Agency Has Approved Nearly 100 Pesticide Products Without Accounting for Dangers of Synergistic Effects...
Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2016 6:23PM
audio Sister of Navy Yard mass shooter speaks out about untreated mental illness (audio/mpeg 41.6mb) by WTUL News and Views
Naomi Alexis, Sister of Navy Yard mass shooter Aaron Alexis, speaks out about untreated serious mental illness. Aaron Alexis showed symptoms of mental illness throughout his life but his illness went undiagnosed and ignored for years. The result was that he was violent toward his sisters and later became a danger to himself and others. He shot and killed 13 people including himself at a Navy Yard in Washington D.C. in the fall of 2013....
Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2016 9:40AM
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
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