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text Trump Moves to Open Alaska Wilderness to More Oil Leasing by Center for Biological Diversity
New Plan Could Remove Wildlife Protections From Western Arctic...
Posted: Wed Nov 21, 2018 12:03PM
text Please Help Mississippians Vote For Mike Espy On Nov 27th by Winds Of Change
Democrat Mike Espy, former USDA Secretary, 4 times elected to Congress as the first black American since Reconstruction to represent a Mississippi district, is an attorney who has worked for black farmer' rights. His opponent Cindy Hyde-Smith is a cattle ranch owner and part owner of a slaughterhouse auction block who has been accused of racism and vote suppression advocacy....
Posted: Fri Nov 16, 2018 11:53PM
image Anakbayan Santa Cruz condemns the state supported extrajudicial killings of Human Rights Rights defenders in the Philippines 480_justice_for_the_sagay_nine_1.jpg by Anakbayan Santa Cruz
Anakbayan Santa Cruz denounces the trend of U.S- backed, state supported violence that has resulted in the brutal murder of Atty. Ben Ramos - Secretary General of the National Union of People’s Lawyers-Negros Occidental (NUPL). On November 6, 2018 people’s lawyer and human rights defender Ben Ramos was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting commissioned by the state to silence yet another activist and defender of the people....
Posted: Wed Nov 7, 2018 5:07PM
text Groups to Continue Fighting Oil Extraction in San Luis Obispo, Statewide by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., November 7, 2018 — A measure to ban fracking and new oil and gas wells in San Luis Obispo County was defeated Tuesday, but its backers vowed to continue their fight to protect the community and the climate from oil extraction. Measure G did win more than 44 percent of the vote, despite supporters being outspent more than 28 to 1 by oil companies, including Chevron and Aera....
Posted: Wed Nov 7, 2018 4:41PM
document Shocking Study: 15 Million U.S. Residents Had Water Shut Off in 2016 rpt_water_shutoffs_survey-web.pdf_140_.jpg by Food & Water Watch
First of its kind national survey by Food & Water Watch reveals hidden and massive water affordability crisis...
Posted: Fri Oct 26, 2018 1:14PM
text Trump Administration Approves Offshore Oil Drilling Project in the Arctic by Center for Biological Diversity
Liberty Project OKed as Officials Seek to Expand Offshore Leasing, Relax Drilling Safety Rules...
Posted: Wed Oct 24, 2018 2:25PM
image Meat Market Sabotaged in West Palm Beach, Florida 480_meat-market_west-palm-beach-florida_1.jpg by Animal Liberation Press Office
Red paint was splashed on the door of a meat market in West Palm Beach, Florida during the night of October 12-13....
Posted: Thu Oct 18, 2018 3:39PM
document Federal Appeals Court Affirms Right of Homeless Persons to Not Be Punished for Sleeping in Public Absence of Alternatives martin_vs._boise_2018.pdf_140_.jpg by National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
(September 4, 2018, Boise, Idaho) – Today the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed that homeless persons cannot be punished for sleeping outside in the absence of adequate alternatives in Martin v. Boise (formerly Bell v. Boise), a lawsuit challenging Boise, Idaho’s ban on sleeping in public. In so holding, the court of appeals permitted various homeless individuals who have received criminal citations under Boise’s policy to proceed with their constitutional claims against the City. The Nat...
Posted: Fri Sep 7, 2018 3:29PM
document 18 Theses on Marxism and Animal Liberation tp_english_a6.pdf_140_.jpg by Bündnis Marxismus und Tierbefreiung
Dear comrades, dear colleagues and friends, we’re very happy to announce that our text “18 Theses on Marxism and Animal Liberation” is now published both online on facebook (http://ogy.de/fwc6) and in PDF format (http://ogy.de/h1lv)....
Posted: Fri Sep 7, 2018 3:12PM
document Homeless People in RVs Ask the Court to Stop the City’s Ticketing and Impoundment of Their Vehicles press_release.pdf_140_.jpg by National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
(July 26, 2018, Washington, DC) – Hundreds of homeless people in San Diego, many with disabilities, hope to lawfully stay in their RVs and other vehicles after today’s preliminary injunction hearing. The National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty, along with Disability Rights California, Fish & Richardson PC, and others, will be heard in court at 2 p.m. PST today to request that ticketing and impounding of homeless persons’ vehicles, often the only form of shelter available to poor and dis...
Posted: Thu Aug 2, 2018 12:47AM
image City of Malibu Joins Mayor’s Monarch Pledge to Help Save the Monarch Butterfly 480_monarch-butterfly-milkweed_shutterstock_495x275_1.jpg by National Wildlife Federation
Mayor Rick Mullen declares July 23, 2018 to July 24, 2019 the Year of the Butterfly...
Posted: Thu Aug 2, 2018 12:16AM
image Philippines: Journalists Hurt and Arrested at NutriAsia Strike Dispersal 480_mass-at-nutriasia_1.jpg by Altermidya
Three AlterMidya correspondents, Hiyasmin Saturay, Eric Tandoc, Avon Ang, and one student intern from the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication, are among those arrested during the dispersal and are currently detained at the Meycauayan police station. AlterMidya, a national network of independent media outfits, strongly condemns the violence inflicted by the police and security guards on our journalists....
Posted: Tue Jul 31, 2018 12:49PM
text HUD Prioritizes Funding for Communities Taking Steps Against Criminalization of Homelessness by National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
Forthcoming Homeless Law Center Report Shares Progress and Tools for Doing More...
Posted: Mon Jul 9, 2018 11:39AM
document Lawsuit Challenging Ban on Living in Vehicles Moves Forward 1.pdf_140_.jpg by National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
On Friday, June 8, a U.S. District Court denied the City of San Diego’s motion to dismiss in a lawsuit challenges the ticketing of homeless people living in RVs and other vehicles....
Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:15PM
document Tenants Together Report Reveals that Evictions in California are Triple Previous Estimates ca_evictions_are_fast_and_frequent.pdf_140_.jpg by Tenants Together
One statistic is always missing from any debate on California housing: the number of tenants facing eviction annually. Tenants Together, California’s statewide organization for renters’ rights, recently obtained and analyzed eviction data from the state’s Judicial Council. Although the Judicial Council collects eviction data, its annual reports do not set forth its eviction data. Given the statewide displacement crisis, Tenants Together requested the raw eviction data which gives an important...
Posted: Wed Jun 6, 2018 11:10AM
text Bay Area News Group article on the Governor's race ignores Delaine Eastin by Stanley Sokolow
A news article today from the publisher of The Santa Cruz Sentinel, The San Jose Mercury News, and many other local newspapers, speaks about the positions of gubernatorial candidates on higher education in California. It completely ignores Delaine Eastin although she is tied in recent polls with one candidate that they did talk about. Eastin knows education in California, has big plans for it, and they should have included her in the story....
Posted: Tue May 22, 2018 9:27AM
image Agriculture Department Killed 1.3 Million Native Animals in 2017 480_coyote_in_cat_tails_seedskade_nwr_tom_koerner_usfws_fpwc_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
Ignoring Calls for Reform, Wildlife Services Slaughtered Coyotes, Bears, Wolves...
Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:47AM
document New Report: Working People Need Minimum Wage Raise bare-minimum.pdf_140_.jpg by The Leadership Conference
Tipped minimum wage, subminimum wage should be abolished...
Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:32AM
document The Second Amendment : A Sacred Covenant of Ethnic Cleansing and Slavery Between the Nation State and Settler Militias second_amendment.pdf_140_.jpg by Seeding Sovereignty
A Seeding Sovereignty zine explaining the gun violence issue from an Indigenous perspective. It explains how “the historical context that led to the creation of the Second Amendment is actually based on the process of land annexation and the mitigation of local populations through assimilation, genocide or slavery--much of which took place at the point of a gun.” Written by Christine Nobiss. Art by Jackie Fawn Illustrations....
Posted: Fri Apr 6, 2018 11:44AM
image Open Letter to the Brooklyn Museum: Your Curatorial Crisis is an Opportunity to Decolonize 480_decolonize_this_place_brooklyn_museum__1.jpg 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