top
Newswire
Calendar
Features
image San Francisco Labor Council Supports the Driscoll's Boycott Global Day of Action 480_san-francisco-labor-council.jpg by #BoycottDriscolls
Leadership of the Alianza de Organizaciones Sociales and of SINDJA have called for a Global Day of Action on September 29, 2018, in support of the Driscoll's boycott and in support of the farmworkers' fight to obtain a collective-bargaining agreement....
Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:33PM
image Boycott Driscoll’s! Global Action on September 29, 2018 480_boycott-driscolls-global-action-sep-29-2018_1.jpg by El Enemigo Común
The National Democratic Independent Farm Workers Union (SINDJA) is calling upon all sister organizations to participate in the Global Day of Action against Driscoll's....
Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2018 3:42PM
text Puerto Rico Struggles to Rebuild from Hurricanes Say Religious Leaders by Kate Zeller
Hurricane Maria pummeled Puerto Rico last September 20th. According to the Associated Press, 60,000 thousand homes still have temporary or blue-tarp-covered roofs that would not survive a Category 1 hurricane. Tens of thousands of people across the island still lack access to housing or reliable electricity. After the hurricanes more than 130,000 people migrated to US States away from the island....
Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:56PM
text International Criminal Court should investigate the US for war crimes by Lynda Carson
National Security Advisor John Bolton threatened the International Criminal Court as recent as Monday, September 10, while giving a speech to the nefarious Federalist Society at the Mayflower Hotel!...
Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 6:36AM
document Suspicious Letter by 65 Women in Support of Brett Kavanaugh and Related Attrocities 2018-09-14_65_women_who_know_kavanaugh_from_high_school_-_kavanaugh_nomination.pdf_140_.jpg by Stop Kavanaugh
The letter released by Senate republicans from 65 women purporting to attest to the decency of Brett Kavanaugh reveals more problems than it solves. A number of other issues with Kavanaugh's integrity remain as well, and more continue to arise all the time. This is why republicans are hell bent on rushing his nomination through....
Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2018 12:40PM
text The Dictatorship of Corporations by Thilo Bode
Why do the majority of politicians often make decisions against the public interest in favor of industry? A new quality of lobbyism arose on account of the dramatically stronger market- and financial power of companies. The power relations in our society are shifting endangering democracy, the market economy, our self-determination, and our freedom....
Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:49AM
text Possible persons of interest if the ICC investigates war crimes involving Americans by Lynda Carson
Because the United States government fails to convict those in its ranks that are involved in war crimes and crimes against humanity, the world awaits to see if the ICC will investigate the alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity, allegedly committed by US Forces and its allies!...
Posted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 3:58AM
image Trump Administration Cuts Last Sources of Aid to Palestinian Civilians palestinian_footballers-maan.jpg by IMEMC
The United States decided to block millions of dollars to programs that build relations between Palestinians and Israelis, as part of its policy to end all aid for Palestinian civilians....
Posted: Sat Sep 15, 2018 11:30AM
text The united response to John Bolton’s declaration of war on the ICC by Lynda Carson
The ICC is encouraged by the strong support and cooperation, not only of the 123 States Parties to the Rome Statute, but also by the support it has received from other States and international organizations and civil society in carrying out its mandate....
Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2018 5:01AM
text National Security Advisor John Bolton threatens ICC with sanctions and arrests by Lynda Carson
The victims mentioned murder, rape, forced disappearance, attacks against civilians and pillage. The ICC report said victims’ backing for an ICC investigation was “overwhelming” with 98 per cent of victims who made submissions to the Court saying they wanted to see this happen!...
Posted: Tue Sep 11, 2018 6:02AM
image Trump to Announce Closure of Palestinian Representative Office in Washington DC 480_plo-office-washington_1.jpg by IMEMC
Donald Trump’s National Security Advisor John Bolton is expected to announce the closure of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) office in Washington DC, in addition to challenging the legitimacy of the International Criminal Court....
Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2018 9:16AM
image Expert Warns of Collapse Amid Trump Cuts to Jerusalem Hospitals 480_palestine-protest-trump2018-pnn.jpg by IMEMC
The Trump administration has decided to significantly cut U.S. support for East Jerusalem hospitals which serve the Palestinian population from Gaza to the West Bank, according to Israeli media....
Posted: Sun Sep 9, 2018 10:47AM
text Steer clear of work morality! by Steffen Nikolai Boddin
The change must begin with a fundamental collective questioning of our world of work and work morality. The main point is giving everyone the chance to find meaning and identity outside the world of work and to develop more freely. Burying our work fetish is the first step of the liberation of the individual from the straitjacket imposed on us by the performance-oriented society....
Posted: Sun Sep 9, 2018 5:07AM
text U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is a myrmidon of the Federalist Society by Lynda Carson
In these dark troubling days of the Trump Administration, some believe that Kavanaugh is a myrmidon of the right-wing fascist Federalist Society, and as a myrmidon of the Federalist Society he is presently the most dangerous man in America at the moment, in addition to President Donald Trump!...
Posted: Sat Sep 8, 2018 4:31AM
audio Rise for Climate, Jobs, & Justice: Cancer Alley, Louisiana (audio/mpeg 16.5mb) by WTUL New Orleans 91.5 News & Views
In solidarity with thousands of RISE events around the world, on September 8, Louisianans will RISE for Cancer Alley to demand local leaders commit to taking meaningful climate action now. Angela Kinlaw (New Orleans Peoples' Assembly) and Renate Heurich (350 NOLA) join us in the studio to discuss the event and what it means for Louisiana -- a oil state with a deep legacy of environmental, racial, and economic injustice. [43:32 min; 16.4 MB]...
Posted: Fri Sep 7, 2018 4:39PM
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
image Trump Administration Urged Not to Reopen California Public Lands to Drilling, Fracking 480_sanjoaquinkitfox_usfws_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. September 7, 2018 — Seventy-two environmental, public-health and community groups sent a letter today to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke opposing the Trump administration’s plans to reopen more than a million acres of public land and mineral estate in central California to oil drilling and fracking....
Posted: Fri Sep 7, 2018 2:04PM
image Judge Kavanaugh Has Been A Foe Of Animals & Their Protectors 480_kavanaugh3no_1.jpg by ARC
Kavanaugh's endorsement by the hunter dominated NRA, ruling against slaughterhouse workers, prosecution of the illegal Bush invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan, antienvironment judgments, religious beliefs are some of several areas in which he has not shown consciousness of the rights of animals....
Posted: Thu Sep 6, 2018 7:59PM
image Prison Strike Solidarity Graffiti in Oakland 480_prisonstrike-graffiti-oakland-2018a_1.jpg by Dave Id
Large overhead letters on the side of a parking garage near I-980 in West Oakland....
Posted: Thu Sep 6, 2018 5:54PM
image Toxins In The Flesh Of Murdered Animals Include Blood, Sweat, And Tears 480_565_1.jpg by Fruitarian Network
Mammal, bird, and fish flesh, eggs and dairy kill more people annually in the world than tobacco, alcohol, traffic accidents, war, domestic violence, guns, and drugs combined....
Posted: Thu Sep 6, 2018 2:47PM