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image Palestinian Journalists Condemn Bill Criminalizing Photography of Israeli Soldiers 480_journalist-aic-cpt_1.jpg by IMEMC
The Palestinian Journalist Syndicate (PCJ) released a statement on Saturday condemning the proposal of a new bill in the Israeli Knesset that would criminalize the photographing or recording of Israeli soldiers while on duty....
Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 7:12PM
text They Knew What They Did: Texaco in Ecuador by Theresa Leisgang
The world has created a system where businesses only have rights but no obligations. There is no international tribunal that can make businesses liable for human rights violations. What is perverse is that Texaco knew they polluted the land. World corporations refuse responsibility....
Posted: Thu May 24, 2018 9:27AM
text Bay Area News Group article on the Governor's race ignores Delaine Eastin by Stanley Sokolow
A news article today from the publisher of The Santa Cruz Sentinel, The San Jose Mercury News, and many other local newspapers, speaks about the positions of gubernatorial candidates on higher education in California. It completely ignores Delaine Eastin although she is tied in recent polls with one candidate that they did talk about. Eastin knows education in California, has big plans for it, and they should have included her in the story....
Posted: Tue May 22, 2018 9:27AM
audio La insurreción de abril en Nicaragua // The April Insurrection in Nicaragua, 2018 (audio/mpeg 46.1mb) by WTUL News & Views
WTUL News and Views speaks with Tulane University's Stone Center for Latin American Studies post doctoral fellow Dr. Pamela Neumann and WTUL affiliate Alexandra about the April Insurrection in Nicaragua....
Posted: Fri May 18, 2018 2:09PM
document NACCS Passes a Resolution In Defense of Palestinian Academic and in Support of Academic Fr settler_colonialism__academic_repression__and_international_solidarity__2_.pdf_140_.jpg by Fulano de Tal
The Lawfare Project, self-described as “the legal arm of the pro-Israel community”, filed a frivolous lawsuit against SFSU, the College of Ethnic Studies, and Dr. Rabab Ibrahim Abdulhadi. The National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies (NACCS) joined a broad base of groups who have issued multiple public statements, open letters, and resolutions in support of Prof. Abdulhadi and academic freedom by passing a resolution in defense of Dr. Abdulhadi and in support of academic freedom....
Posted: Thu May 17, 2018 10:42PM
document Resolution In Defense of Palestinian Academic and in Support of Academic Freedom naccs_resolution_in_defense_of_academic_freedom_and_freedom_of_speech_for_professor_abdulhadi__palestinian_scholar-activists__student-activists__and_their_allies__1_.pdf_140_.jpg by Fulano de Tal
The Lawfare Project, self-described as “the legal arm of the pro-Israel community”, filed a frivolous lawsuit against SFSU, the College of Ethnic Studies, and Dr. Rabab Ibrahim Abdulhadi. The National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies (NACCS) joined a broad base of groups who have issued multiple public statements, open letters, and resolutions in support of Prof. Abdulhadi and academic freedom by passing this resolution. The resolution is below, and available as a PDF, for stud...
Posted: Thu May 17, 2018 10:01PM
text 50th Anniversary of Catsonville 9 by repost
On May 17, 1968, 9 Catholic peaceniks burned hundreds of draft files protesting the American War against Vietnam, thereby saving lives of American workingclass men who were about to be drafted....
Posted: Thu May 17, 2018 7:39PM
text California landlords are fined $8,000 by HUD for racist rental practices by Lynda Carson
Despite doing business in California, and being fined $8,000 for being involved in racist rental practices, records with the Bureau of Real Estate reveal that the status of the real estate license for Macbeth Apartment Services Inc., is expired and according to records with the Secretary of State their corporation status has been suspended!...
Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 11:51PM
image Senate Passes Resolution to Restore Net Neutrality Amid Massive Public Outcry 480_timarch8_1.jpg by via FFTF
Today the US Senate passed a resolution to restore net neutrality in a historic upset over the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) repeal....
Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 9:26PM
image Ten Palestinian Journalists Attacked by Israeli Forces journalist3-alray.jpg by IMEMC
About ten Palestinian journalists were injured by Israeli fire on Monday, while covering the Israeli aggression against Palestinian protesters along Gaza border, the government media office reported, according to Al Ray....
Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 7:54PM
image Gaza: Israel Kills 50+ Palestinians Protesting Nonviolently as U.S. Opens Jerusalem Embassy 480_s1_gaza2_1.jpg by Democracy Now!
We go to Gaza for a live update from Sharif Abdel Kouddous as tens of thousands of Palestinians have gathered near the heavily fortified border with Israel for nonviolent protests against the U.S. Embassy’s opening in Jerusalem. At the time of our broadcast, the Israeli military had killed at least 30 Palestinians, and least 1,000 had been injured. “No one is carrying any weapons here. There are no bullets being fired by Palestinians on Israeli soldiers. … And yet these killings continue,” Ko...
Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 7:49PM
image Death Toll 58 in Israeli Military Assault on Gaza Protests 480_nakbaprotestgazacity_1.jpg by IMEMC
The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed, Monday, 58 Palestinians, including six children and four officers of the Palestinian Ministry of Interior and National Security, in the Gaza Strip, and injured 2771....
Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 7:17PM
document The Case of Louisiana Prisoner Eric Brown, Please Spread the Word ericbrown.pdf_140_.jpg by We The People
Posted here is an info sheet released by Eric Brown and his supporters. Please help spread the word by sharing this info sheet, available as a PDF and JPG file....
Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 2:30PM
image Report: Ongoing Nakba Must End — Time Has Come for the International Community to Act nakba-dop-e1502931994661.jpg by IMEMC
The Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council has issued a statement entitled: “The ongoing Nakba must end: the time has come for the international community to act.” (WAFA)...
Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 2:26PM
image General Strike to Commence on 70th Nakba Day generalstrike-e1516704968592.jpg by IMEMC
Palestinian Authority spokesperson Yousef al-Mahmoud, on Monday, announced a general strike for Tuesday, to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Nakba, the day when some 700,000 Palestinians were forced out of their homes and displaced by Israel, in 1948....
Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 2:24PM
text The Endless War by Jacob Reimann
According to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the Corker-Kaine bill is "broader and more dangerous than the current law." Article 1 of the US Constitution grants Congress the exclusive right to declare war. The new AUMF (Authorization to Use Military Force) will undermine this to the maximum and delegate the right to declare war to the office of the president....
Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 3:03AM
text Coming back to life in Iraq's Sinjar by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
Almost four years ago, tens of thousands of Yazidi people were forced to flee Sinjar, in north west Iraq, after being subjected to appalling violence. Returning takes courage, and determination....
Posted: Sat May 12, 2018 3:59AM
image A reign of terror: Extra-judicial killings in Duterte’s Philippines 480_2018-laban-ng-masa_1.jpg by Dorothy Grace Guerrero
Since Rodrigo Duterte began his term as the 16th president of the Philippines in 30 June 2016, Filipinos and the international community have watched in horror at accounts of dead bodies found nightly in the country’s streets, linked to extra-judicial killings (EJKs)....
Posted: Fri May 4, 2018 1:38AM
text The Homeless Youth Epidemic is Growing: What are the Solutions to End it? by Megan Lee
This article is about how not having adequate housing affects students in the classroom and how California needs more low-income housing so that students have an adequate space to live and complete homework assignments....
Posted: Wed May 2, 2018 1:32PM
image Union Busters Defeated in Eden, NC 480_294-t_committee_1.jpg by Workers UnitedSEIU
The NLRB just issued a major Complaint against Mohawk Industries (Fortune 500) for illegal union busting at its Eden, NC facility. A 79 year old local has been preserved and a significant defeat visited upon union busting forces under the Trump administration....
Posted: Tue May 1, 2018 1:42PM