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document Against Trump or Against Capitalism? j20leaflet.pdf_140_.jpg by ICP
Leaflet for J20...
Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:07AM
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
text Democracy Now Live Broadcasts Jan 20-21 Inauguration & Women's March on DC by General Strike Now
While we stay home from work on Jan 20, we can keep track of the Jan 20, 2017 Inauguration and counter-inaugural protests by viewing live coverage from Democracy Now from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET at https://www.democracynow.org/live/inauguration_2017_live_coverage and on Jan 21, live coverage of the long overdue Women's March on Washington from 10 am to 3 p.m. ET at https://www.democracynow.org/live/watch_inauguration_2017_womens_march_live. Follow on Twitter at #DNlive or watch on Link TV at Dis...
Posted: Mon Jan 16, 2017 8:55AM
text Should someone 5150 Trump for being a threat to himself and everyone else? by Lynda Carson
According to wikipedia: “Section 5150 is a section of the California Welfare and Institutions Code (WIC) (in particular, the Lanterman–Petris–Short Act or "LPS") which authorizes a qualified officer or clinician to involuntarily confine a person suspected to have a mental disorder that makes them a danger to themselves, a danger to others, and/or gravely disabled.”...
Posted: Sat Jan 14, 2017 8:19PM
text Turtle Island Statement on EPA Administrator Candidate Scott Pruitt by Peter
In advance of the confirmation hearings with the U.S. Senate, Turtle Island Restoration Network has issued the following statement on Scott Pruitt....
Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 2:19PM
text Seven Years After Devastating Earthquake, Haiti Struggles with Debt ‎and Hurricane Matthew by Greg
Haiti's debt approaches $2 billion dollars as it recovers from Hurricane Matthew and remembers the devastating earthquake that shattered the country seven years ago....
Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 8:48AM
text Ecuador Minister Discusses Need for UN Tax Body with Transparency Advocates by Greg
Ecuador Foreign Minister Guillame Long will meet with civil society groups on Thursday to discuss tax avoidance, corruption and development....
Posted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 2:21PM
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
text Puerto Rico Debt Law Could Apply to US Virgin Islands by Greg
A US law passed to address Puerto Rico's debt crisis could apply retroactively to the US Virgin Islands, another heavily indebted US territory....
Posted: Fri Dec 30, 2016 3:04PM
image The South-West of Poland has been hit with a wave of provocative graffiti... 480_schlesien-istnicht-polen_1.jpg by Kay Prokop
The South-West of Poland has been hit with a wave of provocative graffiti claiming to return Silesia to Germany Graffiti with claims to return Silesia to Germany began to appear in Lower Silesian Voivodeship....
Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2016 12:57AM
text Puerto Rico Oversight Board Moves Forward on Debt Restructuring by Greg
Puerto Rico's "control" board sent a letter to current Governor Alejandro García Padilla and incoming Governor Ricardo Rossello stating areas for fiscal plan review and that debt restructuring talks are moving forward....
Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2016 2:13PM
image Indivisible: A Practical Guide for Resisting the Trump Agenda 480_tea-party_1.jpg by former progressive congressional staffers
Former congressional staffers reveal best practices for making Congress listen. Download the full document below....
Posted: Fri Dec 16, 2016 11:36AM
text Amid Debt Crisis, Venezuela Fails to Supply Larger Bills by Greg
Venezuela missed a self imposed deadline to release new higher-denomination bills designed to help its citizens amidst rising inflation....
Posted: Fri Dec 16, 2016 7:39AM
image Indigenous Armed Group Created in the Mountains of Guerrero 480_crsj-pcp-guerrero_1.jpg by Ruptura Colectiva
They send a message to the world: “With autonomy we fight for life and territory”...
Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2016 5:35PM
text Trump and the Hospice of Hope by Sean Larson and Patrick Schreiner
That the political culture in the US should wash up a television star and notorious racist to the top of the country is not entirely bizarre. Voter turnout in the US was always low. Politico.com lists the names of all 538 electors who vote on Dec 19. If 37 change their minds, Trump would be blocked. Trump, an unstable thin-skinned fanatic, has zero competence in taxes, spending, social security and health care. A vulgar inept fraudster would corrupt language and the future and replace humili...
Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2016 7:46AM
audio Landmark Mental Health Reform Legislation Passes Senate: Headed To The President's Desk (audio/mpeg 35.0mb) by WTUL News and Views
Janet Hays from WTUL News and Views was in Washington D.C. Monday Dec. 5th, 2016 for a press conference to highlight mental health reform provisions in the 21st Century CURES Act: A landmark Bill named by Senator Mitch McConnell to be "the most important piece of legislation that Congress will pass this year."...
Posted: Sun Dec 11, 2016 7:58AM
text Congress Passes Anti-Corruption Act by Greg
The President can now impose economic sanctions on individuals involved in corruption or human rights abuses thanks to action by Congress....
Posted: Fri Dec 9, 2016 10:23AM
text US Election as a Turn of an Era by Bernd Drucke
Karl Marx modified a Hegel quotation that world-historical events always occurred twice, the first time as tragedy and the next time as farce. Since November 9, 2016, we know they can occur as tragedy and farce at once. Trump is the president of angry white men, the anti-Semitic "Alt-Right." For ecology and the world climate, the victory of the coal-, nuclear power- and fracking lobbyists would be a maximum credible accident....
Posted: Fri Dec 9, 2016 5:08AM
text Taking the battle to President-elect Donald Trump and the electors by Lynda Carson
To say the least, President-elect Donald J. Trump is not qualified to be the president of the United States, and must be blocked from taking the oath of office on January 20, 2017!...
Posted: Thu Dec 8, 2016 1:45AM
image Water Protectors Occupy the Iowa Utilities Board 480_dakota_access_pipeline_protest_iowa_utilities_board_1.jpg by via Mississippi Stand
Des Moines, IA -- Efforts to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline continue in Iowa. Wednesday, December 7th, Water Protectors gather to stop operations at the Iowa Utilities Board in downtown Des Moines, Iowa. This is deemed a nonviolent civil disobedience action by the Catholic Workers of Des Moines and Mississippi Stand, a grassroots direct action group fighting the Dakota Access Pipeline in Iowa....
Posted: Wed Dec 7, 2016 10:25AM