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calendarA Line in the Tar Sands: Struggles for Environmental Justice
by Ellen Schwartz
Sierra 2 Center, 2791 24th Street, Classroom 9, (between Castro Way and 4th Avenue) Sacramento, CA 95818....
Event Date: Thu Nov 20, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Sat Nov 8, 2014 6:44AM
textChamp the Lake Champlain Monster Looks for a Celebrity to Promote Environmental Issues by Champ the Lake Champlain Monster
Lake Champlain is the 6th largest lake in the U.S.A., and the lake monster, named Champ, is really hurting now because of all the water pollution. Recently in the news there have been a lot of stories about Super PACs which are political action committees that can support issues, such as cleaning up the environment. Champ is hoping someone will read his story and save him from drowning in water pollution in Vermont, where the big politicians are making the problem worse, while pretending th...
Posted: Sat Nov 8, 2014 5:48AM
textIsrael's Reign of Terror on Palestine by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Sat Nov 8, 2014 4:15AM
calendarBilly Nessen at Occupy Forum SF by Steve Jacobson
Global Exchange, 2017 Mission St., 2nd Floor...
Event Date: Mon Nov 10, 2014 6:00PM
Posted: Sat Nov 8, 2014 12:38AM
audioInterview with Nardo Flores, comite de padres de los 43 desaparecido --La Onda Productions (audio/x-wav 66.6MB) by Informacion Es Poder
Interview with Nardo Flores, member of the Parent Committee of the 43 kidnapped students of the Normal Rural Isidro Burgos in Ayotzinapa, Guerrero, Mexico. Today, November the 7th, the news published announced the arrest of 3 Guerreros Unidos members responsible for the kidnapping and presumed murder....
Posted: Fri Nov 7, 2014 10:08PM
David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704...
Event Date: Sat Nov 15, 2014 12:00PM
Posted: Fri Nov 7, 2014 9:48PM
imageVote Suppression scam in 28 states exposed
by IndyRadio
28 states have purchased a proprietarysystem that will disenfranchise millions of voters in 28 states. Regardless of how you feel about voting, this is a scam by Republicans protected our media monopolies and it goes forward with the complicity of many Democrats. Greg Palasts exposes it all. He appears tonight on Al Jazeera America tonight, and then tomorrow morning on WNUR in Evanston. The WNUR interview will be rebroadcast on IndyRadio. Check to see if your state participates in Crossceck, ...
Posted: Fri Nov 7, 2014 5:46PM
textInternational Conservation Movement Calls on Chile & Peru to Protect Silky Sharks by Joanna Nasar
This year a record number of threatened shark species will be granted greater international protections at the United Nation's 11th Meeting of the Conference of Parties, but silky sharks (Carcharhinus falciformis) could be left out of this historic global movement if Chile and Peru continue to oppose their protection....
Posted: Fri Nov 7, 2014 5:42PM
textEastern Ukraine: Both sides responsible for indiscriminate attacks by Amnesty International
The killing of a schoolboy and an 18-year-old during shelling in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Wednesday highlights a larger pattern of indiscriminate attacks which could amount to war crimes, Amnesty International said today....
Posted: Fri Nov 7, 2014 3:40PM
textChinese activists detained for supporting Hong Kong protests by Amnesty International
Amnesty International is aware of the following mainland Chinese activists and citizens that have been detained for peacefully expressing support for the Hong Kong pro-democracy protests....
Posted: Fri Nov 7, 2014 3:38PM
textUK government 'routinely' spies on lawyers by Amnesty International
Legal policies which allow the UK intelligence agencies MI5, MI6 and GCHQ to access confidential privileged communications between lawyers and clients were disclosed in court today. The documents were disclosed in a claim brought against the government by Libyan man Abdel Hakim Belhaj and Amnesty International....
Posted: Fri Nov 7, 2014 3:35PM
imageThey want to raise tuition again
by via reclaim UC
The UC Regents want to hike tuition again. At their upcoming meeting, they are planning to vote on a new policy that, if ratified, would make 5% annual tuition increases the default for the next five years. According to Napolitano, the tuition hikes (as much as $3,400 over five years) would go forward unless the state government increases UC's budget by amounts to be named later....
Posted: Fri Nov 7, 2014 3:09PM
imageGreat Blue Heron Shot
by via Animal Legal Defense Fund
The national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) along with Wildlife Emergency Services have alerted the public that a Great Blue Heron that was shot was found wounded. (Photo: A Great Blue Heron photographed at Morro Bay, Ca.)...
Posted: Fri Nov 7, 2014 2:50PM
textPalestinian Solidarity Day of Rage by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Fri Nov 7, 2014 2:00PM
calendarYouth of El Salvador: making migration an option, not a necessity by Karl Kramer
Mission Campus, City College. 1125 Valencia Street (near 22nd St. ) room 109....
Event Date: Fri Nov 14, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Nov 7, 2014 12:52PM
documentOne More Death at Santa Cruz County Jail ... Makes Six In Two Years
by Sin Barras
Our jail is overcrowded with people who have not been convicted of crimes, but simply cannot afford to pay bail. Our jail is overcrowded with people who need drug treatment and affordable housing. These deaths were preventable in more ways than one. Do we need another investigation to confirm this?...
Posted: Fri Nov 7, 2014 12:35PM
imageWestern States Petroleum Association spent $4 million lobbying this summer
by Dan Bacher
Besides fighting California’s clean air laws, massive oil industry opposition resulted in the defeat of a bill to protect a marine protected area in Southern California from oil drilling. On August 26, State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson’s bill to ban offshore oil drilling from an area of state waters in the Santa Barbara Channel known as Tranquillon Ridge stalled on the Assembly Floor effectively killing the bill for the year....
Posted: Fri Nov 7, 2014 12:16PM
textFour Homeless Civil Rights Events (rescheduled) by Robert Norse
CORRECTION: No Council Meeting on 11-11. Protests Rescheduled to 3 PM and 5 PM on 11-18. Sorry for any confusion. November 11th is Veteran's Day. The KSCO Interview on 11-8 Saturday at 4 PM and the attorney get-together at the sidewalk near the Red Church at 5 PM 11-10 at 5 PM Monday are still a go. 4 PM 11-8 Saturday KSCO (AM 1080) Restoration of Human Rights for the Homeless advocates versus StabSantaCruz anti-homeless blogger Helbard Alkhassadeh. 5 PM 11-10 on the sidewalk near Calvalry ...
Posted: Fri Nov 7, 2014 11:00AM
textAnother Fake Russian Ukrainian Invasion by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Fri Nov 7, 2014 10:34AM
imageIndybay and Layer42 Win $87,000 From Attorney Dionne Choyce
by Philip A. Janquart
U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar: "Plaintiff's copyright claim was, to put it bluntly, objectively baseless."...
Posted: Fri Nov 7, 2014 10:14AM