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documentApple Whistleblower Ashley Gjøvik Part 1 & Part 2
by Repost
Apple Whistleblower Ashley Gjøvik talks about her struggle for health and safety at the super-fund toxic dump site that her Apple office was on in Silicon Valley...
Posted: Thu, Aug 3, 2023 10:25am PDT
imageCritics Say Facebook Must be Investigated, Audited, Regulated, and Stopped
by Jessica Corbett via Common Dreams
As whistleblower Frances Haugen testified before Congress, experts urged federal lawmakers and regulators to take on tech giants and work harder to protect civil and human rights online....
Posted: Thu, Oct 21, 2021 7:51pm PDT
imageGoogle engineers form CWA-affiliated union
by Kevin Reed (WSWS repost)
Kevin Reed at the World Socialist Web Site reads the fine print behind the creation of the new Google employee union. He explains why Google employees and other tech workers should organize independently and refuse being manipulated by ruling class interests....
Posted: Mon, Jan 11, 2021 9:39am PST
imageFacebook Suspends Hundreds of Accounts Over Online Event Targeting Coastal GasLink Pipeline
by Greenpeace
Hundreds of individual accounts linked to Indigenous, environmental, and social justice organizations were suspended from Facebook because they were co-hosts of an online Facebook event targeting the Coastal GasLink pipeline majority funder....
Posted: Mon, Sep 21, 2020 1:54am PDT
videoWhy Was Mike Pence Put in Charge of COVID-19? (song) (video/quicktime 324.5MB) by raging grannies
On the day before International Women's Day, members of the Raging Grannies Action League took "COVID-19" to the streets of San Mateo....
Posted: Sun, Mar 8, 2020 11:46am PDT
textWorst Meltdown-And You Never Heard Of It by Michael Steinberg
July 2017 marks the 58th anniversary of the Santa Susanna nuclear meltdown in Southern California....
Posted: Sat, Aug 5, 2017 3:57pm PDT
textSenator Ben Allen Nominated for Presidential Champions of Change Award by Joanna McWilliams
Turtle Island nominated Senator Ben Allen (D – Santa Monica) for the prestigious White House Champions of Change Award....
Posted: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 8:33am PDT
imageMillions of Acres of Forest Will Remain Protected for Marbled Murrelets in WA, OR, CA
by Center for Biological Diversity
Timber Industry Attempt to Open Lands to Logging Fails, But Designation Still Neglects Critical Marine Areas, Old-growth Forests on State, Private Lands...
Posted: Wed, Aug 3, 2016 3:37pm PDT
imagePre-Paid Phone "Security" Law Threatens to Make Black Lives Even Harder
by Color of Change
Politicians are using stereotypes and myths to make it harder to buy a cell phone. Laws based on racist beliefs only serve to reinforce racism and discrimination. Harsh voter ID requirements harm Black communities. Tell Representative Speier to retract her bill....
Posted: Thu, May 12, 2016 9:37pm PDT
imageApple's social plan to beat Facebook
by IndyRadio/Roknich
Apple has a plan to create social networks automatically from it's massive iMessage traffic. A patent has been filed, and the infrastructure is in place. Could a shift of power from Menlo Park to Cupertino be in the works?...
Posted: Wed, Feb 17, 2016 3:32pm PST
textFeds Launch Review of Endangered West Coast Orcas by Center for Biological Diversity
SEATTLE, January 25, 2016 — The National Marine Fisheries Service today announced a five-year review of endangered southern resident killer whales, which are down to just 84 orcas, to assess whether they are properly protected under the Endangered Species Act. The Fisheries Service last year announced plans to expand existing critical habitat protections from the killer whales’ summer habitat in Puget Sound to include 9,000 square miles of their winter foraging habitat along the West Coast so...
Posted: Wed, Jan 27, 2016 5:18pm PST
text'Granny Power' documentary about the Raging Grannies finished at last by Tobi Elliott
The feature-length documentary GRANNY POWER, a rollicking feel-good film about the Raging Grannies - hip older women who use song and satire to protest injustice, demonstrate against war, and promote peace - is finally finished. Along with the Montreal Raging Grannies, we are hosting a pre-release screening on June 26th in Montreal, to coincide with the Grannies bi-annual Unconvention. Our Indiegogo campaign to pre-sell the documentary and help us raise the needed funds to release the film th...
Posted: Fri, Jun 13, 2014 12:58am PDT
textApple, the State and Social Rights by Mark Fliegauf and Hans Springstein
Apple only gained its profits with the iPhone because of state promotion and investment in the Internet and language recognition software. The state faces a revenue crisis in part because Apple, Google and dominant corporations transfer tens of billions in profits to tax havens and dummy Irish corporations. The 8-hour day was only achieved through organization and struggle....
Posted: Mon, May 12, 2014 6:01am PDT
textRe-feudalization by Stefan Howald
Neoliberalism has brought us back to Rockefeller's best times. Bill Gates is 1.4 million times as rich as the average American. A "feudal lifestyle" is made out to be worthwhile and in no way negatively described. Thus "re-feudalization" is dulled as a polemical term....
Posted: Thu, Apr 24, 2014 4:46am PDT
imageEarth Day: Activists Ask Zabar's to Stop Selling Israeli Occupation Profiteer SodaStream
by Adalah-NY
On Earth Day, 70 human rights activists gathered on New York City's Upper West Side outside the iconic Zabar's store, demanding that SodaStream home carbonation devices be removed from the shelves because they are made in an illegal settlement in the occupied West Bank. The demonstration was coordinated by the NYC Coalition Against SodaStream, which is made up of Adalah-NY: The New York Campaign for the Boycott of Israel, Jewish Voice for Peace—NYC Chapter (JVP), Jews Say No!, and Park Slope ...
Posted: Wed, Apr 23, 2014 7:10pm PDT
documentAppeals Court Orders Release of Targeted Killing Memo
NEW YORK – For the first time, a federal appeals court has ordered the government to release a crucial legal memo relating to U.S. targeted killing operations, reversing a lower court decision that upheld the government’s secrecy claims despite characterizing them as the stuff of “Alice in Wonderland.”...
Posted: Mon, Apr 21, 2014 3:16pm PDT
textAtomic Fracking in New Mexico, Colorado by Tomas DiFiore
The over-exploitation of Oil and Gas here at home, is not about “America's Resources For America". It is a kind of sinister 'new world order' of technology driven tactical diplomacy. One might call it more accurately a Right Wing Energy Plan For Destabilization of Key States throughout the world. As the U.S. and Canada production rises, some oil producing countries could face the threat of becoming "failed states" as their leadership grapples with greater pressure for economic and political r...
Posted: Sat, Jan 4, 2014 2:27pm PST
textACLU v. Clapper Ruling by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Fri, Dec 27, 2013 11:56am PST
imageU.S. Ex-Im Bank Funds Dirty Mine in Australia
by Teri Shore
Today the U.S. Export-Import Bank approved US $694 million in financing for the massive Roy's Hill Mine project in Western Australia over the objections of US conservation groups who charged that the environmental review was flawed and did not comply with US conservation laws. Photo Port Hedland iron ore facility with mangrove and wetlands, Pilbara region of Western Australia by Teri Shore,, 2009...
Posted: Thu, Dec 19, 2013 12:53pm PST
imageCongress Urges Action on Mexico Turtle Deaths
by Teri Shore
US Congress calling for halt to thousands of endangered sea turtle deaths in Baja Mexico fishery Rep. Jared Huffman (CA-2nd) and 12 House members urged Obama officials to pressure Mexico to immediately end the needless drownings of Pacific loggerhead sea turtles in a Baja California fishery -- a global hot spot for turtle bycatch. Download the letter here:
Posted: Mon, Dec 16, 2013 3:48pm PST
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