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image Review of 2017 Edition of Look for Me in the Whirlwind 480_look-for-me-in-the-whirlwind_1.jpg by carolina saldaña
This book contains the original version of Look for Me in the Whirlwind: The Collective Autobiography of the New York 21 with new texts that place it in the context of the whirlinds of our times...
Posted: Mon Feb 5, 2018 4:17PM
image Californians Rally Against Trump's Plan for Offshore Oil Drilling in Pacific, Arctic 480_offshore_oil_drilling_protest_santa_cruz_photo_credit_oceana_1_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
Thousands Attend Protests Around State, Building Momentum for Feb. 8 Federal Hearing in Sacramento. Photo: Offshore drilling protest in Santa Cruz, CA on February 3. (Photo courtesy of Oceana)...
Posted: Mon Feb 5, 2018 10:21AM
text A Year of Trump and Right-wing Populism by Conrad Schuhler
In the GOP tax bill, $5 trillion is given to households with over $1 million income. Seniors, the poor, children and students are attacked. The severe cuts to Medicaid, Medicare, HUD, Low Income Housing Tax Credits, SNAP, food stamps, WIC food assistance, Pell grants, the EPA, the Department of Education, the National Institute for Health and the Legal Corporation are sadistic. Are we headed back to the 11th century when narcissism and illiteracy were accepted and not overcome?...
Posted: Mon Feb 5, 2018 4:27AM
image Worldwide Actions Commemorate Ahed Tamimi’s 17th Birthday, Demand Freedom 480_tamimi-ahed-graphic-samidoun_1.jpg by IMEMC
Protests and actions around the world marked the 17th birthday of imprisoned Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi. With birthday songs, cakes and cards as well as strong, powerful protest actions against Israeli occupation and colonization, the streets of international cities marked days of action called for by Samidoun, the Free the Tamimi Women campaign and other organizations to demand the release of Ahed, imprisoned since 19 December and facing charges before an Israeli military court....
Posted: Sun Feb 4, 2018 1:34PM
image Rosa Parks Day in California 480_untitled__311_.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
The California Department of Education, Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resource Division, will need to revise what is being taught throughout the State of California, as we share the 18th Annual, Rosa Parks Day in California with the world....
Posted: Sat Feb 3, 2018 7:26PM
text Analysis: Trump Offshore Plan Could Cause More Than 5,000 Oil Spills by Center for Biological Diversity
More Than 34 Million Gallons Could Be Dumped Along America's Coasts...
Posted: Fri Feb 2, 2018 9:58PM
text Marin County Passes Resolution Opposing Offshore Drilling, Joining 25 Other California Communities by Center for Biological Diversity
Trump Plan to Expand Offshore Leasing Meets Strong Resistance in California...
Posted: Fri Feb 2, 2018 9:50PM
image Western Monarch Butterflies Continue to Decline 480_monarch_butterfly_xerces_society_stephanie_mcknight_1.jpg by The Xerces Society
Annual census of monarchs overwintering on the California coast reveals the lowest number of butterflies in recent years....
Posted: Fri Feb 2, 2018 9:36PM
image Turning Point USA, the Professor Watch List and The Campus Free Speech Act 23509024_1476847609030617_3066969655664077750_o.png by Dr. Danny Weil, ESQ
The Reichpubs and Turning Point USA promote Campus Censorship Act...
Posted: Fri Feb 2, 2018 5:31PM
audio Paper Monuments : History Unbound (audio/mpeg 27.5mb) by WTUL News & Views
Paper Monuments is a series of opportunities, events, and interventions that combines public pedagogy and participatory design to expand our collective understanding of New Orleans and answer the grounding question: What is an appropriate monument to the city of New Orleans today?...
Posted: Fri Feb 2, 2018 3:44PM
image 2017 Census of Agriculture: Harvesting Opportunity 480_27540110_2181870911826807_934150040313162384_n__3__1.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Harvesting Opportunity: The Power of Regional Food Systems Investments to Transform Communities is a new tool released by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis that utilizes data points provided by the Census of Agriculture. Last century we began our journey helping to quantify and qualify better opportunity for Black Agriculture producers toward impacting better health outcomes in our communities, in partnership with the USDA/NASS. A 2020 Vision was put forth as a methodology to utilize b...
Posted: Thu Feb 1, 2018 12:28PM
image Ramsey Orta has been put into the SHU (Special Housing Unit) for 60 days 480_13962718_287053834983936_244826657823326891_n_1.jpg by WeCopwatch
Ramsey Orta has been put in the SHU again. This time it is for 60 days.. For those who do not know. Ramsey Orta has been serving a four year prison sentence after being targeted and retaliated against by NYPD for filming the police killing of Orta’s friend Eric Garner back in 2014. (currently at Franklin County Correctional Facility)...
Posted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 9:45AM
audio Westley Bayas III on the Unrig the System Summit (audio/mpeg 27.7mb) by WTUL News & Views
Civic and Community Consultant Westley Bayas III joined WTUL News & Views in the studio to talk about the upcoming represent.us Unrig the System Summit. Folks from near and far and across ideological and partisan lines will gather from February 2nd-February 4th in Tulane University's Lavin-Bernick Center to work on solutions to unrig the United States' political system....
Posted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 8:54AM
image Nestle Murder Of Billions Of Animals, Child Slavery, Worker Abuse, Theft Of Water 480_nestle2_1.jpg by Free Water
15 Colombian union workers assassinated in Colombia, Thailand child slavery, mammal murder for meat for 142 years, vivisection, theft of the world's water, monopolistic tactics, pricegouging...
Posted: Sun Jan 28, 2018 12:09PM
audio Monique Verdin Speaks about Fossil Free Fest in NOLA & Her Current Work in Prospect 4 (audio/mpeg 14.2mb) by WTUL News and Views
WTUL News and Views spoke to Monique Verdin about the upcoming Fossil Free Fest in New Orleans the first week of April, which is currently calling for solutions for the environmental crisis facing the Gulf South. She also spoke to us about her current photo exhibition in Prospect 4 that includes photographs from the past 20 years of her family, members of the Houma nation living in the bayous of Southern Louisiana....
Posted: Fri Jan 26, 2018 7:34AM
text New Orleans City Council Rescinds Universal Human Rights Resolution Due to Backlash Over Inclusion of Palestinians by US Campaign for Palestinian Rights
WASHINGTON, DC, January 25, 2018 – Today, the New Orleans City Council rescinded a universal human rights resolution, R-18-5, under intense pressure from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans (JFGNO), simply because the resolution was introduced by a Palestine solidarity group which framed the resolution as a victory for Palestinian rights within the broader scope of human rights....
Posted: Thu Jan 25, 2018 1:56PM
document Conservation, Tribal Groups Sue to Block Repeal of Federal Fracking Rule blm_fracking_rule_repeal_complaint.pdf_140_.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO, January 24, 2018 — A coalition of environmental and tribal groups sued today to block the Trump administration’s repeal of a 2015 rule designed to protect water, wildlife and public health from the harmful effects of hydraulic fracturing on federal and tribal lands....
Posted: Thu Jan 25, 2018 12:47PM
video Medicare For All National Townhall (video/mp4 227.5mb) by IndyRadio/Radiocron
The National Town Hall with Bernie Sanders discussing the path to Single Payer Health Care, Full video from Tuesday, 23jan18 compressed to a small size for easy download to play on any device....
Posted: Wed Jan 24, 2018 5:02PM
text Eastern Puma Officially Declared Extinct, Taken Off Endangered Species List by Center for Biological Diversity
Conservationists Urge States Like New York to Consider Reintroductions...
Posted: Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:56PM
image Neo-Nazis Get Millions from Billionaires & Rightwing Politicians To Terrorize Academics 480_rauner_pic--of__by___for_the_richest_1__1.jpg by Pacifica KPFA WorkWeek Radio
WorkWeek looks at the attack on AFT 6300 GEO UIUC Lecturer Tariq Khan and his family by Turning Point USA and how it is funding racists and neo-nazis to terrorize and attack left professors, lecturers and workers at universities though out the country....
Posted: Tue Jan 23, 2018 10:18AM