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imageUS gymnast Simone Biles, the Olympic games and “the weight of the world”
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by David Walsh (WSWS repost)
The decision by Biles to withdraw from competition during the Olympic team final in Tokyo on Tuesday has drawn censure from various quarters, much of it politically or ideologically motivated....
Posted: Fri Jul 30, 2021 9:45AM
textSteichen Declared Mentally Unfit to Stand Trial (Update) by Robert Maxim
Jacob Steichen, 34, is currently in custody for the September 21 stabbing and homicide of his brother, Aaron. Conflict counsel Owen Tipps and Judge Canning vaguely discuss documents under subpoena from Arcata Police Department...
Posted: Wed Oct 28, 2020 12:56PM
textSteichen Declared Incompetent to Stand Trial by Robert Maxim
Jacob Steichen's Criminal Proceedings Suspended; Declared Mentally Incompetent...
Posted: Wed Oct 28, 2020 11:16AM
imageNeil Young sued the Trump campaign for illegal use of his music
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by Lynda Carson
Neil Young Sued The Trump Campaign For Illegal Use Of His Music In An Un-American Campaign Of Ignorance And Hate:...
Posted: Tue Aug 4, 2020 6:05PM
imageSinging Out & Standing Up For Freedom! Group Yorum Banned & Repressed By The Government
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by LaborFest.net
This documentary is about Group Yorum band from Turkey and their music of struggle against the system. They have been banned and repressed by the government....
Posted: Wed Jul 15, 2020 5:07PM
imagePPP loans for filmmakers, musicians, the arts, guitars and entertainment
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by Lynda Carson
The Sundance Institute:...
Posted: Wed Jul 15, 2020 12:21AM
imageWarm Response to Refuse Fascism Actions in LA This Weekend
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by Curt Wechsler
The weekend Feb 7-9 marked the opening of the LA Philharmonic’s festival “The Weimar Republic: Germany 1918-1933,” and RefuseFascism.org was in the house on Friday to unfurl a 40 foot banner “TRUMP/PENCE OUT NOW, REFUSEFASCISM.ORG” to exuberant applause....
Posted: Sun Feb 9, 2020 8:58PM
imageThe SF Mime Troupe, SF Chronicle & The Treasure Island Cover-up
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by WorkWeek Radio
WorkWeek radio on KPFA looks at the recent SF Mime Troupe play which was panned by the SF Chronicle reviewer. WorkWeek then hears from the SF Chron editor Audrey Cooper who talks about the powerful figures who are threatening their. reporters because of their stories on Hunters Point and Treasure Island. WorkWeek then hears from Treasure Island residents and Tetra Tech whistleblowers and former Cal-OSHA medical director Dr. Larry Rose about the failure to inspect sites and defend whistlebl...
Posted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:47PM
textBach at U.S.-Mexican border from Cellist Yo-Yo Ma by Classical Music Fan
Born in Paris in 1955 of Chinese parents, moving to the U.S. at age 7, where he obtained music degrees from Julliard and Harvard, world-renowned classical music cellist, Yo-Yo Ma, performed at the US-Mexico border in a Bach festival on both sides of the border at Laredo, Texas and Nuevo Leon, Mexico, "In culture, we build bridges, not walls, " he said....
Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 4:04PM
imagePrison Strike Banners in San Diego
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by z
2 Prison Strike Banners put up in San Diego's 5 Freeway section....
Posted: Sun Sep 23, 2018 9:42PM
documentSome thoughts on Blackkklansman
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by Boots Riley
[Because it is difficult to read Sorry to Bother You director Boots Riley's critique of Spike Lee's Blackkklansman as screen grabs on twitter, the full text is reposted here.]...
Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:22PM
audioCanadian Journalist Turns Rwandan Genocide Story Inside Out (audio/mpeg 3.6MB) by KPFA Saturday News/Ann Garrison
A Google Search for “Syria” and “Rwanda” turns up millions of hyperlinks, most of them likening the Syrian and Rwandan conflicts and calling for intervention in Syria to "stop the next Rwanda." Judi Rever's new book, "In Praise of Blood: Crimes of the Rwandan Patriotic Front," turns the story of what actually happened in Rwanda inside out....
Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 5:24PM
imageRamsey Orta is creating a Graphic Novel
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by WeCopwatch
From behind bars Ramsey Orta continues to stand strong. For those who do not know, over the past couple months, the ongoing harassment of Ramsey from corrections officers escalated, resulting in Ramsey being placed in solitary confinement. Ramsey was pulled out of Franklin Corrections and transferred to Gouverneur Correctional Facility to serve out his solitary confinement, and was ultimately transferred to Alton Correctional Facility where he resides today. All these facilities rest on t...
Posted: Mon Apr 9, 2018 3:26AM
imageOpen Letter to the Brooklyn Museum: Your Curatorial Crisis is an Opportunity to Decolonize
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by Decolonize Brooklyn Museum
APRIL 3, 2018 - We don’t know all of the factors that went into the decision of Anne Pasternak and others to appoint a white woman (Kristen Windmuller-Luna) as the new chief curator of the Brooklyn Museum’s African collection. But no matter how one parses it, the appointment is simply not a good look in this day and age–especially on the part of a museum that prides itself on its relationships with the diverse communities of Brooklyn. What we have heard expressed is a sense of surprise, on th...
Posted: Wed Apr 4, 2018 11:21PM
audioWendi Moore O'Neal & The Community Sing in New Orleans (audio/mpeg 31.2MB) by WTUL News and Views
WTUL News and Views speaks with Wendi Moore O'Neal of Jaliyah Consulting, her bi-monthly community sing project, why she does it, what gives her hope, and an outline of some of the most incredible organizing going on in New Orleans today! Great conversation!...
Posted: Fri Mar 30, 2018 9:32AM
audio6 : An Unbirth with Natalita (audio/mpeg 15.0MB) by WTUL News and Views
Kezia speaks with Natalita and Riley Teahan about their upcoming collaboration on a visual album and performance of Natalita's album six coming up in New Orleans this weekend....
Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 7:46AM
imageThe Shape of Water (A Discussion of the Movie)
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by Tsunami & Hoon
A discussion about environment, feminism, homosexuality, and our rotten culture as represented in the movie. (Hoon has trepidations, though, about using “rotten” as a negative description since decomposition of food scraps is good for the soil. Tsunami says, “He really loves his composting, which also provides sustenance for local wildlife.”)...
Posted: Mon Mar 5, 2018 2:13PM
audioAdolph Reed Jr. on Black Politics in New Orleans and Beyond (audio/mpeg 89.6MB) by WTUL News & Views
On February 5th, 2018, writer and scholar Adolph Reed, Jr. gave a public lecture on Black Politics in New Orleans and Beyond to close out Sites of Resistance: An Exhibit Exploring the Geographies + Histories of Social Change in New Orleans....
Posted: Mon Feb 26, 2018 8:44AM
audioDefinitive Figures: Upcoming Femme Dance Festival in New Orleans (audio/mpeg 13.7MB) by WTUL News and Views
Kezia Vida speaks with Donna Costello and Maritza Mercado-Narcisse about the upcoming Definitive Figures Festival in New Orleans which focuses on individual and partner performances based on the experiences of women are female-identified people....
Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2018 11:41AM
audioPaper Monuments : History Unbound (audio/mpeg 27.5MB) by WTUL News & Views
Paper Monuments is a series of opportunities, events, and interventions that combines public pedagogy and participatory design to expand our collective understanding of New Orleans and answer the grounding question: What is an appropriate monument to the city of New Orleans today?...
Posted: Fri Feb 2, 2018 3:44PM