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calendarCISPES movie night "Hidden in Plain Sight" by Allan Fisher
Redstone building: 2940 16th Street (corner Capp St.) San Francisco...
Event Date: Thu Sep 18, 2014 6:30PM
Posted: Sun Sep 14, 2014 7:52PM
calendarDodging Extinction - Discussion w/ Cal Prof Anthony Barnosky by Revolution Books
Revolution Books, 2425 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94704...
Event Date: Thu Sep 25, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Sun Sep 14, 2014 1:36PM
textIsraeli High Crimes Against Peace Examined by Stephen Lendman
Gaza...
Posted: Sun Sep 14, 2014 1:32PM
calendarVandana Shiva: The Rights of Mother Earth
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by Ken Preston
First Congregational Church of Berkeley 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley...
Event Date: Mon Oct 20, 2014 7:30PM
Posted: Sun Sep 14, 2014 12:30PM
textTISA versus Public Services, 28 pp by Public Services International
Public Services International published its 28-page study "TISA versus Public Services" on April 28, 2014....
Posted: Sun Sep 14, 2014 9:32AM
textRussia Denounces New Western Sanctions by Stephen Lendman
sanctions...
Posted: Sun Sep 14, 2014 6:15AM
calendarLMNOP Weekly Peace Walk
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by Beth
Starts at the colonnade at the northeast end of the lake, between Grand & Lakeshore Avenues. [Near the Grand Lake Theater]....
Event Date: Sun Sep 21, 2014 3:00PM
Posted: Sun Sep 14, 2014 3:45AM
textFederal Court Rules BP’s Reckless Behavior to Blame for 2010 Deepwater Oil Disaster by Oceana
WASHINGTON – On September 4, a United States federal judge ruled that BP’s reckless and negligent behavior is at fault for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, which killed 11 people and caused 200 million gallons of oil to flood into the Gulf of Mexico. The ruling opens up BP to billions of dollars in possible civil penalty fines, including a possible $18 billion under the Clean Water Act....
Posted: Sat Sep 13, 2014 9:23PM
textLitigation Reins in Misguided Army Corps Program to Cut Trees From Levees by Center for Biological Diversity
SACRAMENTO— Conservation groups on September 11 successfully ended their litigation against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers after the Corps suspended its controversial program requiring removal of all trees and shrubs from levees and after Congress passed a new law requiring the Corps to comprehensively review its guidelines governing vegetation on levees. Friends of the River, the Center for Biological Diversity and Defenders of Wildlife dismissed their 2011 lawsuit in federal court that ch...
Posted: Sat Sep 13, 2014 9:04PM
imageNew Data Shows California Drift Gillnets Not Sustainable, Continue to Kill Marine Mammals
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by Center for Biological Diversity
MONTEREY, Calif.— The National Marine Fisheries Service has released new data showing that the California-based drift gillnet fishery targeting swordfish killed an estimated 53 marine mammals from May 2013 through January 2014. Fishery observers monitored 34 percent of the drift gillnet sets made last year; they documented that the fishery killed an estimated three California gray whales, six short-finned pilot whales, nine northern right whale dolphins, nine California sea lions and 26 short...
Posted: Sat Sep 13, 2014 9:01PM
documentLawsuit Seeks Public Records on Keystone XL's Impacts on Endangered Species
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by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit (see PDF) on September 9 against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the State Department to obtain public records that reveal how the proposed Keystone XL pipeline project will affect migratory birds and endangered species, including whooping cranes. Nearly 10 months ago the Center filed a Freedom of Information Act request for Keystone’s “migratory bird conservation plan” and survey data specifically referenced in the agency...
Posted: Sat Sep 13, 2014 8:52PM
textThe Environmental Costs and Benefits of Fracking by Stanford University
The Environmental Costs and Benefits of Fracking...
Posted: Sat Sep 13, 2014 8:19PM
textI demand right to inform Chch post-quake victims of human rights truth and ethical plan. by Anthony Ravlich
Chch post-quake victims are facing severe discrimination which is a human rights issue. But they are being deprived of hearing the human rights truth and ethical human rights plan which emphasizes 'bottom-up' development and is firmly based on the Universal Declaration. To reach the democratic majority residents need to be informed by the mainstream media where I am banned and isolated by the establishment whereas I only want a proper interpretation of the declaration - over half the rights i...
Posted: Sat Sep 13, 2014 3:30PM
textAbbas Blocks Israeli War Crimes Investigation by Stephen Lendman
Gaza...
Posted: Sat Sep 13, 2014 1:23PM
textSanta Cruz Needs "Shelter First" Model for Homeless Community by Steve Pleich
Gimme Shelter...
Posted: Sat Sep 13, 2014 12:19PM
calendarAssociation of Faith Communities City Council Candidates Forum by Steve Pleich
Calvary Episcopal Church 532 Center Street Santa Cruz, CA 95060...
Event Date: Thu Oct 9, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Sat Sep 13, 2014 12:03PM
calendarReese Erlich: Inside Syria, Their Civil War and What to Expect by
St. John's Presbyterian Church 2727 College Avenue Berkeley, CA 94705 510-845-6830 http://www.stjohnsberkeley.org...
Event Date: Thu Oct 9, 2014 7:30PM
Posted: Sat Sep 13, 2014 11:00AM
videoPirate Bay founder on trial again (video/mp4 48.8MB) by IndyRadio
Political prisoner Per Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, aka Anakata, is now on trial in Denmark where the game began with tables tilted against him. A video is attached to help you understand the legal struggles of Pirate Bay, and how it relates to the concepts of freedom vs. property in a rapidly changing world....
Posted: Sat Sep 13, 2014 10:53AM
textFraud & Deceit In The Urban Shield/Sheriff's Office/Cytel Group Contract? by Lynda Carson
James Lester Baker and his wife Anne Marie Baker have been doing business in the State of California using the name Cytel Group, LLC, a California limited liability company to conduct business. However, according to public records with the Secretary of State in California, the Cytel Group, LLC does not exist in the State of California....
Posted: Sat Sep 13, 2014 8:45AM
text3 More NW Illinois Counties Show Insect Resistance to Monsanto's GMO Bt Corn by Nature Bats Last
Five counties in northwestern Illinois have now shown resistance in western corn rootworms to Monsanto's GMO "Cry3Bb1" Bt protein. This trend of pest insects evolving resistance is expected to continue throughout the corn belt region of the Midwestern U.S., the result raising prices at the supermarkets. The recommendation is to avoid consumption of any and all corn products not specifically labeled "non-GMO" though even these are questionable due to pollen resistance. Humans will take longer ...
Posted: Sat Sep 13, 2014 7:50AM