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text The Death of Small Businesses in Big Cities, Explained by Rebecca Jennings and Jeremiah Moss
Not even shopping locally can save your favorite mom-and-pop — the problem is much, much bigger than that. The legendary punk record store Bleecker Bob’s in 2008. The store closed in 2013 due to high rents and was replaced by a frozen yogurt chain....
Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2018 7:39AM
text Mexican Government Demands Investigation After U.S. Fires Tear Gas At Asylum Seekers by Democracy Now!
The Mexican government is demanding a full investigation after U.S. border authorities fired tear gas Sunday into a crowd of Central American asylum seekers on November 25. Pedro Rios, the director of the American Friends Service Committee’s U.S./Mexico Border Program, witnessed the incident from the U.S. side....
Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2018 2:12PM
text US Condemned for Violence Against Asylum Seekers by Jon Queally
"Asking to be considered a refugee & applying for status isn't a crime," says Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after U.S. Border agents fire tear gas into Mexico....
Posted: Mon Nov 26, 2018 8:00PM
text Content of deleted Nextdoor posts by Bob Lamonica
I am BLOCKED from logging in to Nextdoor, since Thursday 11/22/18 mid-morning. Here are the three deleted posts of mine from "Measure M defeated, but we could end up w Cummings n GLover, who LIKE Measure M. Here's what to do":...
Posted: Sun Nov 25, 2018 6:50PM
text Debt and Tax Policies Needed to Prevent Crisis Says Finance Watchdog Group by Kate Zeller
Financial institutions, experts and economists fear a new wave of financial crises hitting countries from Ghana to Italy....
Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2018 6:49AM
text The Shortwave Report 11/23/18 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Spanish National Radio, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Nov 22, 2018 11:46PM
text Will CA Department of Pesticide Regulation ban Big Ag's use of Toxic Air Contaminates? by Kate Hitt
As a Watsonville local and school bus driver, I have had it with all the toxic fumigants and sprays that are poisoning us and contributing to climate change. I joined Safe Ag, Safe Schools to stop poisoning kids and neighbors by making 1 mile 24-hour no toxic spray or fumigation buffer zones around schools....
Posted: Wed Nov 21, 2018 11:39PM
text Trump Moves to Open Alaska Wilderness to More Oil Leasing by Center for Biological Diversity
New Plan Could Remove Wildlife Protections From Western Arctic...
Posted: Wed Nov 21, 2018 12:03PM
text 5 Republican Private Citizens Became Presidents Through Treason by Reader
The political party of the war profiteering plutocracy deals the tricks of the night....
Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 2:16PM
text Trump Accomplice To Murder-Still Doing Damage Control For Khashoggi Murderers by repost
President Trump is still doing damage control for the Saudi royal family prince that were personally involved in this assassination in Instanbul, Turkey of Amal Khashoggi...
Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:39PM
text Socialism in American English by Robert Ogman and Hans-Jurgen Urban
The attacks of Republicans on the existing welfare system are driving the US population to the left. Proposals for a universal health care enjoy the support of around 70% of US citizens. Attempts of Republicans to represent all welfare state proposals as Maoist, Stalinist or Venezualan nightmares are losing credibility. Teacher strikes in West Virginia, Oklahoma, Arizona, and Colorado urge changes...
Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 4:00AM
text Down In Smoke SF by Michael Steinberg
Smoke from the Camp Fire has turned San Francisco into a high tech ghost town....
Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 3:46PM
text Oprah's Animal Rights Consciousness Needs Improvement by Veritas
Please ask Oprah Winfrey to stop advertising meat and dairy....
Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 10:06AM
text In the wake of Bolsonaro's election victory... by Alice at Survival International
"It’s a shame that the Brazilian cavalry hasn’t been as efficient as the Americans, who exterminated the [U.S.] Indians" – Jair Bolsonaro, President-elect of Brazil...
Posted: Sat Nov 17, 2018 10:52PM
text USDA Withholds Names Of Turkey Companies Spreading Salmonella by FN
Update on the turkey salmonella outbreak which has spread to 35 states as of November....
Posted: Sat Nov 17, 2018 11:45AM
text Please Help Mississippians Vote For Mike Espy On Nov 27th by Winds Of Change
Democrat Mike Espy, former USDA Secretary, 4 times elected to Congress as the first black American since Reconstruction to represent a Mississippi district, is an attorney who has worked for black farmer' rights. His opponent Cindy Hyde-Smith is a cattle ranch owner and part owner of a slaughterhouse auction block who has been accused of racism and vote suppression advocacy....
Posted: Fri Nov 16, 2018 11:53PM
text December 10, 2018: Call for a Transnational Day of Action by Anarchists, libertarians, anarcho-syndicalist
A call for a transnational day of action on December 10, 2018 was published on Indymedia Athens, on November 9, 2018, by anarchists, libertarians, anarcho-syndicalists, autonomous and anti-authoritarians from several regions of the world (Greece, France, Argentina, Spain, Algeria, Italy, Mexico, Belgium, Canada, Germany. https://athens.indymedia.org/post/1592897 (English - French - Eλληνικά - Español - Deutsch - Português – Italiano - Românesc)...
Posted: Fri Nov 16, 2018 7:47AM
text The Shortwave Report 11/16/18 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and Spanish National Radio....
Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2018 4:21PM
text DPR Recommends Interim Restrictions on Use of Chlorpyrifos by Charlotte Fadipe
In an ongoing effort to protect human health and the environment, the California Department of Pesticide Regulation has recommended new interim restrictions on the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos....
Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:10AM
text President Trump: Hurricane Relief Should Not Pay Puerto Rico Debt by Kate Zeller
According to a report from Axios, President Trump told advisers that additional hurricane relief monies should not be sent to Puerto Rico as the monies could be used to pay the island's debt....
Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 12:52PM