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image Facebook Shuts Down Event Page for Student Walk Out Against Richard Spencer 480_stop-spencer-university-michigan.jpg by It's Going Down
The Facebook page, ‘Stop Spencer at the University of Michigan’ is organizing and promoting a whole week of events, including a student walkout against Spencer on Wednesday and even a student strike on Thursday. On Monday however, Facebook took down the event page for the student led walk-out....
Posted: Mon Nov 27, 2017 11:57PM
text Winter 2017 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Alert! by Lee Siu Hin - Immigrant Solidarity Network
Immigrant Shooter = Entire Community Guilty Muslim Shooter = Entire Religion Guilty Black Shooter = Entire Race Guilty White Shooter = Mentally Troubled Lone Wolf...
Posted: Sun Nov 26, 2017 9:21PM
image The October 1917 Revolution and Lenin 480_1917-bolshevik-revolution_1.jpg by Party of the Laboring Masses (PLM)
Contribution to the Discussion on the Centinnial of the October 1917 Bolshevik Revolution...
Posted: Sun Nov 26, 2017 6:26PM
text Nuclear Shutdown News November 2017 by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline and fall of the nuclear industry in the US and beyond, and highlights the efforts of those who are working for a nuclear free world. Here is our November 2017 report:...
Posted: Sun Nov 26, 2017 4:38PM
image Ramsey Orta is Catching Hell 480_screen_shot_2017-11-25_at_3.46.14_pm_1.jpg by WeCopwatch
On October 21, 2017, we received information that Ramsey was in “The Box”, a term used for being put in disciplinary solitary confinement without contact to the outside world. We immediately reached out to his lawyer to begin the process of getting Ramsey the support he needed. On October 22, 2017, we received this letter from Ramsey outlining an incident involving threats and physical abuse....
Posted: Sun Nov 26, 2017 3:35PM
text Net neutrality and the drive to censor the internet by Andre Damon (WSWS repost)
People embraced the internet because it promised a free and unimpeded way to access and share information. The Trump administration is now paving the way for widespread government censorship and the end of treating internet services as a public utility....
Posted: Sat Nov 25, 2017 6:40AM
text FCC plan to repeal “net neutrality” gives telecom giants control of Internet access by Kevin Reed (WSWS repost)
Under the guise of fighting “fake news” and unsubstantiated claims of Russian interference in the 2016 US elections, proposed changes to the FCC’s regulatory policies are being advanced by the state to intensify censorship of left-wing and anti-war websites in preparation of further attacks on the democratic rights of the entire working class....
Posted: Thu Nov 23, 2017 7:51AM
image Google’s Eric Schmidt admits political censorship of search results 480_google_censorship.jpg by Niles Niemuth (WSWS repost)
Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, confirmed that the world’s largest Internet company is, in close coordination with the state, manipulating search results. That Schmidt makes such a statement so openly is a warning that an increasingly open and unrestrained attack on free speech and political expression is being prepared....
Posted: Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:45AM
audio Dead Zone Panel --the Gulf vs Tyson (audio/mpeg 48.0mb) by wtul news
Tyson Panel, Featuring Matt Rota of Gulf Restoration Network...
Posted: Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:26AM
image Statement on the Trump Visit to the Philippines 480_2017-laban-ng-masa_1.jpg by Laban ng Masa (LnM)
Filipino left coalition condemns Trump's visit, demands end of support for Duterte's human rights abuses...
Posted: Sat Nov 18, 2017 10:14PM
image A3 Newsletter: The March of Freedom Continues 480_albertrooftop_1.jpg by International Coalition to Free the Angola 3
This new issue of our newsletter has just been released. As another year draws to a close, Albert and King are busier than ever traveling the country and the world, sharing their stories and providing inspiration and hope that good things can happen in this horribly broken criminal justice system. Next week they'll be heading to Belgium and Germany to work with their friends at Amnesty on launching another Write for Rights Campaign....
Posted: Sat Nov 18, 2017 6:00PM
text Department of Justice says Americans can’t challenge the legality of U.S. aid to Israel by Grant F. Smith
The U.S. Department of Justice once again insisted that individual citizens do not have standing to sue the U.S. federal government over foreign aid to Israel. Several Americans from Fagan Dickson in 1975 to author Isaac Asimov in 1991 have tried. But their claims, based on Establishment Clause separation of church and state appeals, failed. But what about challenges to U.S. foreign aid to Israel through the Administrative Procedure Act? IRmep has filed a case that breaks into new territory....
Posted: Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:15PM
audio Interview with Voice of the Experienced (VOTE) lead organizer Dolfinette Martin (audio/mpeg 42.5mb) by Theodore Hilton
Topics: December 16, 2017 March for Currently and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls, incarceration in Louisiana, women's experiences of carceral system, grassroots prison activism in Louisiana....
Posted: Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:21AM
image Mexican government seeks to disarticulate self-defense groups by imprisoning 42 “comunitarios" 480_dsc03131_1.jpg by Demián Revart
Last Thursday, October 26th, an operative of the state police and the Mexican army arrested with violence 49 members federated in the Community Police of Eduardo Neri’s Peoples in the state of Guerrero, an autonomous security initiative that arose on May 15th, 2017, against extortion and kidnappings by drug cartels like Los Guerreros Unidos, Los Rojos & La Familia Michoacana, which have made the region a sheer hell....
Posted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:09PM
image Corporate Fascism & SF Federal OSHA Whistleblower Darrell Whitman Presentation to PSI 480_whitman_darrell_at_iwnn_workers_memorial_day4-18-16_1.jpg by Darrell Whitman
Former Federal OSHA Whistleblower Protection Program investigator and lawyer made a report at the Public Service International PSI forum in Geneva where he discussed the system corruption of US regulatory agencies like OSHA and the failure of these agencies to protect health and safety whistleblowers and the dominance of corporate fascism....
Posted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:29AM
text "The Public Trust Doctrine," Wealth Inequality, and Iraq by Mary Wood, Gabriel Zucman, and S Plapperta
The Public Trust Doctrine is a fundamental precursor to modern environmental law and continues to be an integral principle of national resource management. The doctrine has often been characterized as an attribute of sovereignty that carries constitutional force....
Posted: Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:13PM
image US Executions Violate The 14th, 8th, and 1st Amendments To The Constitution 480_000000g_1.jpg by S Shriver
Only 16% of US states still perform the barbarism of prisoner murder. Less than 20% of the world's countries do. The US is among the top 5 execution countries....
Posted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:36PM
text US brands RT a “foreign agent:” A chilling move against free speech by Andre Damon (WSWS repost)
Under pressure from the US government, RT America has announced that it would register as a “foreign agent” under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA). This sets a precedent for delegitimizing RT as a news source, to intimidate its journalists and guests, and for taking similar actions against other news outlets. It also lays groundwork for labeling a much broader range of news outlets to blacklist and criminalize them based on their political views....
Posted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:30PM
image International Labor Solidarity & Against War 2017 KCTU Korea, Doro-Chiba Japan US Germany 480_japan_police_arrest_trump11-5-17_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
International labor solidarity and against war was the focus of this video which includes video of the Korean general strike and the role of the KCT, ILWU actions, Japanese Doro-Chiba and the German GDL Berlin transit unions....
Posted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:23PM
image CIA claims public disclosure of secret intelligence aid to Israel would harm U.S. "national security" 480_spiesonly_1.jpg by IRmep
The CIA wants the US District Court for the District of Columbia to dismiss an IRmep lawsuit filed in 2015 that seeks disclosure of top-line budget numbers for secret U.S. intelligence aid to Israel. In a 29-page filing submitted on November 3, the agency argued that even acknowledging such aid exists would be "hindering the national security of the United States."...
Posted: Wed Nov 8, 2017 5:22AM