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document New Report: Biased International Observers Failed Haiti in 2015 democracy-discouraged-nlg-report-091916.pdf_140_.jpg by National Lawyers Guild
New Report: Biased International Observers Failed Haiti in 2015, Neutrality and Independence Essential for Upcoming October Elections...
Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2016 5:34PM
text Causes of Great Problems Faded out in Elections by Ernst Wolff
Elections today have one thing in common: they don't change anything. Pseudo-battles dominate in which the actors are intensely focused on evading the burning questions and diverting the electorate from the real causes of problems. The methods are not new. Prejudices are exploited, scapegoats built and fears fomented. The main problem of our time that should be at the center of every election campaign is the rapid increase of social inequality....
Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2016 6:01AM
text United Nations Expert Validates Standing Rock Sioux Opposition To Dakota Access Pipeline by via Indigenous Environmental Network
Cannon Ball, North Dakota (23 Sept. 2016) – United Nations Expert, the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, released a statement yesterday calling upon the United States to immediately halt the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, in recognition of dire and direct threats to the drinking water, burial grounds and sacred sites of the Standing Rock Sioux people....
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 12:39PM
image Leonard Peltier on Solidarity with Standing Rock 480_free_leonard_peltier.jpg by Leonard Peltier
Greeting Sisters and Brothers: I have been asked to write a SOLIDARITY statement to everyone about the Camp of the Sacred Stones on Standing Rock. Thank you for this great honor. I must admit it is very difficult for me to even begin this statement as my eyes get so blurred from tears and my heart swells with pride, as chills run up and down my neck and back. I’m so proud of all of you young people and others there....
Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2016 4:59PM
image Monopolization of mass media market – the course to power usurpation in Moldova 480_duo_1.jpg by Tommy Inline
Possible adoption of the scandalous amendments to the Code on Television and Radio by the parliament of Moldova on the eve of the presidential elections in the country is subject for serious concern of the international community....
Posted: Wed Sep 21, 2016 3:34AM
image Honduras - 2016 U.S. Presidential Elections May Pivot On Substance 480_2016_democratic_primaries_results_1.jpg by Tomas DiFiore
In The U.S.A. We Vote The Politics Of Fear, The Prevailing Mythology: Vote Your Fears Not Your Values – but wait Bernie Supporters! What is it people are afraid of? This isn't Honduras. Former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya recently announced on August 26, 2016, that his wife Xiomara Castro will run for the left-wing LIBRE Party in the 2017 presidential elections.” This is the second time that Castro will run for the presidency. She did so in 2013, but lost to Hernandez in a controversi...
Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2016 2:30PM
image Pennsylvanians: No Tax Dollars for Dakota Access Pipeline 480_public_comment_1.jpg by Food & Water Watch
Hundreds of activists are calling on state leaders to send a message by dropping their investments in one of the companies behind the controversial Bakken pipeline....
Posted: Thu Sep 15, 2016 6:13PM
image North Dakota’s Governor Declared a State of Emergency to Deal With Peaceful Oil Pipeline Protesters 480_dakota_access_pipeline_protest_police_1.jpg by ACLU of North Dakota
We Call It a State of Emergency for Civil Rights....
Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2016 2:15PM
image Chief Baker issues statement on Standing Rock ruling 480_cherokee_nation_1.jpg by via Cherokee Nation
TAHLEQUAH, Okla., September 9, 2016 — Late Friday afternoon, a federal judge denied the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s motion to stop the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota. Just minutes later, the U.S. Department of Justice, Department of the Army and Department of the Interior issued a joint statement announcing a temporary halt to work on the pipeline....
Posted: Sat Sep 10, 2016 9:27AM
text Authorities Must Protect Peaceful Protest Following Ruling on Dakota Access Pipeline by Amnesty International
September 9, 2016 - While a federal court has ruled construction on a disputed pipeline in North Dakota can go forward, authorities must continue to protect the right to peaceful protest....
Posted: Sat Sep 10, 2016 3:24AM
image Center for Biological Diversity Stands With Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in Opposing Dakota Oil Pipeline center_for_biological_diversity.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
TUCSON, Ariz.— Kierán Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity, released the following statement today in support of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe in its fight to stop the Dakota Access Oil Pipeline and preserve its land and culture....
Posted: Thu Sep 8, 2016 4:56PM
image Imbalance On The US Supreme Court 480_1court_1.jpg by Equality
It is time for direct election of US Supreme Court justices....
Posted: Thu Sep 8, 2016 4:52PM
image Standing Rock Sioux Tribe seeks temporary restraining order against Dakota Access Pipeline standing_rock_sioux_tribe.png by Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
CANNON BALL, ND, September 4, 2016 — The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe filed an emergency motion Sunday for a temporary restraining order to prevent further destruction of the Tribe’s sacred sites by Dakota Access Pipeline....
Posted: Sun Sep 4, 2016 10:14PM
text NLG Statement of Solidarity with Standing Rock Sioux by National Lawyers Guild
Tribe against Dakota Access Pipeline...
Posted: Sat Sep 3, 2016 7:37PM
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
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
text Not Our Fault Won't Vote for Clinton by Elise Casby
This is a response to a Berniecrat who wrote to other Berniecrats on his way home from Philadelphia. He is worried about not defeating Trump, and imploring us to vote for Hillary. My response to him, in this letter, is also a reasoned argument for why we should not vote for Hillary....
Posted: Thu Aug 4, 2016 5:28PM
text A 99-page report "Election Fraud" from Election Justice USA by Election Justice USA
Thanks to neoliberalism and expansion of the financial sector, checks and balances have been eclipsed by revolving doors. Wall Street banks, hedge funds, and buyout artists recovered, not the poor or middle class. Wars become business opportunities with dubious justifications of protecting Israel, freedom, and human rights. As the psychologist Rainer Mausfeld explains, propaganda can make facts and alternatives disappear. Are war and imperialism crimes against international law? Do we live...
Posted: Mon Aug 1, 2016 4:20AM
text Fusion Green Liberty Party 2016 Presidential Campaign by End Terror and Drug Rackets
The Green Liberty Party is a fusion party that combines both Green and Libertarian concepts. Primarily the GLP is concerned with ending the rackets called "war on drugs" and "war on terror". GLP candidate Mark Paul Miller will use the Office of President to research, expose and stop these two government rackets that have taken lives and money from U.S. voters. It is possible for a write-in candidate to win the election if they get enough votes....
Posted: Sun Jul 31, 2016 1:21PM
image Philippines: The Contradictions of the Duterte Regime 480_2016-bmp-sanlakas-plm_1.jpg by Sonny Melencio
Based on a talk delivered at All Leaders Meeting of BMP-Sanlakas-PLM at Claret Parish Church on July 13, 2016....
Posted: Thu Jul 28, 2016 4:13AM