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image Barrier-Reef-trashing monster coal mine to get a billion dollar tax handout 480_adani_mine_map_1.jpg by Diet Simon, sourcing from WGAR News
The coal-addicted right-of-centre Australian government is likely to break its pledge not to fund the proposed Adani monster coal mine in Queensland. Adani's unbankable, Great-Barrier-Reef-trashing mine is one step closer, with preliminary approval being granted for the federal government to hand over a billion taxpayer dollars for a nearly 400km rail corridor to serve the mine. Campaigning for the 2 July election, which returned him with a one-seat majority, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull s...
Posted: Sun Dec 4, 2016 12:47AM
image Santa Cruz Holiday Parade December 3, 2016 480_001_1.jpg by AutumnSun
The event is held every year in Santa Cruz Ca....
Posted: Sat Dec 3, 2016 10:26PM
calendar The American Indian Movement - Interfaith Gathering to Support Standing Rock Movement tmp_13815-inter_faith_gathering_flyer_new_location_change177399184.pdf_140_.jpg by American Indian Movement
UN Plaza Market St. Near 7th -8th...
Event Date: Sun Dec 4, 2016 8:00AM
Posted: Sat Dec 3, 2016 4:16PM
audio Grassroots groups talk the scope of New Orleans' Energy Future (audio/mpeg 16.9mb) by wtulnews
Monique Harden of Deep South Center for Environmental Justice, Casey DeMoss of All4Energy, and Colette Pichon Battle of Gulf Coast Center for Law and Policy speak on New Orleans' Energy Future at Dillard 1 December, 2016...
Posted: Fri Dec 2, 2016 3:43PM
text Important Martin's Beach meeting re: public access by Repost
I'm writing to let you know of an important opportunity to speak out on behalf of public access to Martins Beach, south of Half Moon Bay....
Posted: Fri Dec 2, 2016 12:31PM
image Western States Petroleum Association: the biggest lobby group you’ve never heard of 480_scmpas_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
While the mainstream and alternative media have published articles about aspects of WSPA’s enormous influence over politics in the West, they haven't looked at the overall strategy of how WSPA and Big Oil exert their power and influence. CDFW map of Southern California marine protected areas: There is no better example of regulatory capture in the state than the privately-funded Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) Initiative. Catherine Reheis-Boyd, President of the Western States Association...
Posted: Fri Dec 2, 2016 11:11AM
text Fukushima quake rock's Japan's and the globe's psyche. by Michael Steinberg
On Tuesday, November 22, at 5:39 a.m., a strong earthquake hit Japan's southeast region, including the devastated Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, causing widespread panic and immediate tsunami warnings....
Posted: Thu Dec 1, 2016 4:46PM
image Sacramento City Council Puts Standing Rock Resolution on Consent Calendar 480_city_council_1_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
The resolution states: "The City of Sacramento stands in support of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s opposition to construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) across the Tribe’s ancestral lands, waters and sacred sites." Photo: Liljana Adams, a member of the United Auburn Indian Community, speaks before the Sacramento City Council on Tuesday, November 29, about her experience getting arrested in North Dakota while supporting the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Photo by Dan Bacher....
Posted: Thu Dec 1, 2016 4:21PM
image Pipeline Protesters Shut Down Bank of America 480_dapl_protest_bofa_crop_1.jpg by Free Speech Matters
Dakota Access Pipeline protesters close the Santa Cruz branch of Bank of America at River and Water Streets....
Posted: Thu Dec 1, 2016 10:59AM
text Ukraine is a growing nuclear waste dump in the center of Europe by BonLeon
According to the report prepared by the NNWE experts on Nuclear and Radiation Safety in Ukraine for 2016, Ukraine is currently standing one step away from another massive manmade disaster....
Posted: Thu Dec 1, 2016 1:19AM
calendar Winter SOL NEST at Fairfax Pavillion Art Music Healing Acro 480_solnestposter_1.jpg by Crisitan See Ellauri
Fairfax Pavillion, 142 Bolinas Rd, Fairfax, California 94930...
Event Date: Sat Dec 17, 2016 6:30PM
Posted: Wed Nov 30, 2016 4:33PM
text New Australian 'biodiversity' law 'a direct assault on Aboriginal laws, culture, religion by Ghillar, Michael Anderson
Legislation has been passed in the Australian state of New South Wales which allows farmers to clear land at will. Farmers welcome it, an Aboriginal leader sees it as a declaration of war. Ghillar Michael Anderson writes that it is a direct assault on Aboriginal laws, culture, religion and spirituality....
Posted: Mon Nov 28, 2016 6:14AM
image Oceti Sakowin Camp Calls for Immediate Federal Protection for Peaceful Occupation of 1851 Treaty Land 480_standingrock1_1.jpg by via Oceti Sakowin Camp
Standing Rock Reservation, Oceti Sakowin Camp. North Dakota, November 27, 2016 — In the past year the world has witnessed an all-out attack on oaths central to the promises made to the Indigenous People of these lands, as well as many oaths this country was founded upon. Those who have the courage to hold the vigil of consciousness momentarily found comfort when President Obama intervened in September, after the Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) moved to grant permission to an oil company to cont...
Posted: Sun Nov 27, 2016 6:33PM
calendar No DAPL Benefit Concert @ SJSU 480_no-dapl-sjsu-nov-29-2016_1.jpg by Native American Student Organization
Student Union Theater @ SJSU San Jose State University One Washington Sq. San Jose, CA 95112...
Event Date: Tue Nov 29, 2016 5:00PM
Posted: Sun Nov 27, 2016 1:47PM
calendar No DAPL Solidarity Action - Divest the banks 480_women-resist-women-renew_1.jpg by Allan Fisher
Meet at Justin Herman Plaza (1 Market Street, Embarcadero BART Station)...
Event Date: Wed Nov 30, 2016 8:00AM
Posted: Sun Nov 27, 2016 7:52AM
calendar Standing Rock #NoDAPL March on Washington by #No DAPL
Department of Justice to Washington Monument, Washington, D.C....
Event Date: Sun Nov 27, 2016 12:00PM
Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2016 7:03PM
image Army Corp Closes Public Access to Oceti Sakowin Camp on Dec. 5th 480_press_release_1_1.jpg by via Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
Tribes call on President Obama again to deny easement and honor treaty....
Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2016 6:46PM
audio Standing Rock Elder Protector Speaks at a March Against DAPL in North Dakota (audio/mpeg 28.5mb) by paz
Standing Rock Elder Protector Speaks at a March Against DAPL in North Dakota Demand justice for the people of standing rock, and remember the true history of the peoples of Americas....
Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2016 9:48AM
image Proposition that threatened Delta Tunnels defeated by a narrow margin donkeyhotey_jerry_brown.jpg by Dan Bacher
The results of the Proposition 53 vote are disappointing for those who care about salmon, the Delta and the public trust. However, there is no doubt that if an initiative solely requiring a public vote on the Delta Tunnels had been on the ballot, it would have been decisively approved by the voters. Unfortunately, Governor Jerry Brown and the California legislative "leadership," while falsely portraying themselves as "environmentalists," for several years have failed to support legislation...
Posted: Thu Nov 24, 2016 7:44PM
calendar Demand CitiBank Stop Funding the DAPL 480_nodapl-flyer-11-24-16_1.jpeg by joseph liesner
Oscar Grant Plaza 14th & Broadway, Oakland...
Event Date: Fri Nov 25, 2016 10:00AM
Posted: Thu Nov 24, 2016 6:48PM