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text Sign the petition to PBS: Schools Inc. Is right-wing propaganda-Air the documentary by Diane Ravitch
PBS is pushing a propaganda series to push privatization of education in the US and there is a campaign to call for another documentary to show...
Posted: Mon Jun 26, 2017 10:54AM
text Thousands of Mosul children in grave danger by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
Save the Children is providing clean water and other life-saving aid to thousands of people in camps such as Hamam al Alil and Jed'ah, but warns that the enormous needs are now likely to grow....
Posted: Sat Jun 24, 2017 2:39PM
text Economic Stagnation and its Mastery by Markus Marterbauer
Corporate profits explode while investments stagnate. Social housing declines with privatization. According to neoliberal theory, higher profits lead to greater investments and more jobs. In truth, higher profits lead to greater use of tax havens, companies buying back their own stock and more speculation on foreign currencies. The state should represent the public interest and yet special or private interests are often in the driver's seat with deregulation, privatization and liberalized mar...
Posted: Thu Jun 22, 2017 4:07AM
image Tommy Robinson - Dickhead! 480_stephenyaxleydickhead.jpg by Global AFA
Like fellow extreme rightwing rabble-rousing Brits, Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Joseph Watson and Paul Golding, Stephen Yaxley Lennon AKA "Tommy Robinson", or Yaxo for short, is a repulsive little demi-Fuhrer hell-bent upon bringing about the neo-Nazis promised worldwide race war, the so-called "Clash Of Civilisations" of Pam Geller and her ilk worldwide. Though banned from entering the USA due to his frequent criminal convictions for fraud and violence, having attempted to enter via a false pas...
Posted: Wed Jun 21, 2017 4:33PM
audio This Week in Palestine, June 16, 2017 (audio/mpeg 7.7mb) by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for June 10, to the 16th, 2017....
Posted: Sat Jun 17, 2017 5:04PM
image Protests Erupt After Officer Cleared in Fatal Shooting of Philando Castile 480_philando-castile-verdict-protests_1.jpg by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams
Officer's acquittal "does not negate the fact that Philando Castile's tragic death is part of a disturbing national pattern of officers using excessive force against people of color," says Teresa Nelson, interim executive director of the ACLU of Minnesota...
Posted: Sat Jun 17, 2017 4:31PM
audio Colette Pichon Battle: Title VI and Environmental Justice (audio/mpeg 50.1mb) by Theo Hilton
Collette Pichon-Battle, director of the U.S. Human Rights Network. Former Gulf Coast Center for Law and Policy. Immigration Attorney by practice. Tulane Environmental Law Summit. Saturday, March 11, 2017. The focus of the panel from which this was taken was how environmental justice cases are transforming into civil rights issues, becoming one in the same. We will also discuss how that has and will continue to affect title VI....
Posted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 7:23AM
image Message from Subcomandante Moisés and EZLN after the creation of Indigenous Council 12042017lasgrietas1-15.jpg by Ruptura Colectiva (RC)
"It's time for the indigenous peoples"....
Posted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 2:34AM
image Paramilitary group kills 6 people and leaves 3 children wounded in Guerrero, México 480_foto-principal-09_1.jpg by Ruptura Colectiva (RC)
The armed assault resulted in the death of three women, one man, a 17-year-old youth, and a baby of just four months....
Posted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 2:27AM
text Sapar Isakov – a foreign agent, presiding over the Office of the Kyrgyz President by Peter Johnson
As a person involved in the last year's scandal concerning real property, which was purchased using undocumented revenue, Sapar Isakov made a great leap in his career in the past six months. He rose from the rank of the Deputy Head of the Kyrgyz President's Office to the position of the Chief of the President's Administration....
Posted: Thu Jun 15, 2017 1:33AM
image WWR On Labor Protests Nazis In Portland & Jeremy Corbyn In SF Labor Conf To Stop The War 480_portland-may-day-contingent-2-800w_1.jpg by KPFA Pacifica WorkWeek Radio
KPFA Pacifica WorkWeek radio looks at the organized fightback of labor in Portland against the growth of racists and fascists who are mobilizing. Trade unionists with the support of their locals organized protests against a nazi rally and stopped the racists and Nazis from marching through the city. WorkWeek also plays the speech of Labor MP Jeremy Corbyn who spoke in 2007 at a ILWU supported Labor Conference To Stop The War....
Posted: Wed Jun 14, 2017 1:24PM
text The Great Trump Show by Daniel Leisegang
The bizarre billionaire becomes epic disaster when regulation is demonized, social necessities like food stamps and Medicaid are cut in the hundreds of billions and taxes for corporations may be cut in half. The failure of the media was manifest in unending stories about Hillary's emails and hardly one question about Trump's tax plans. The media underrated Trump in a fatal way and took a bad turn....
Posted: Sun Jun 11, 2017 3:52PM
audio This Week in Palestine, June 9, 2017 (audio/mpeg 6.9mb) by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for June 3 to the 9th, 2017....
Posted: Fri Jun 9, 2017 11:55PM
text Tucson City Council Votes to Oppose Trump's Border Wall, Militarization by Center for Biological Diversity
Resolution Calls for Ban on Business With Border Wall Contractors...
Posted: Fri Jun 9, 2017 10:14AM
text House Financial Choice Act Repeals Responsible Lending and Anti-Corruption Measures by Abby Wilhelm
The House passed the Financial Choice Act repealing multiple‎ measures enacted by the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act....
Posted: Fri Jun 9, 2017 9:43AM
audio This Week in Palestine, June 2, 2017 (audio/mpeg 8.1mb) by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for May 27, to June 02, 2017....
Posted: Thu Jun 8, 2017 7:33PM
text Video: Science in the New Dark Age, 28 min by Dr. Martin Donohoe
Our guest is Dr. Martin Donohoe, adviser to Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility and author of "Public Health and Social Justice". The topic is "Science in the New Dark Age". What is the New Dark Age? What is science? How has science been attacked in the past? How has Pres. Trump attached science and with what consequences? What is the role of corporate lobbyists and the media in this present attack?...
Posted: Thu Jun 8, 2017 12:08PM
image Trump’s NAFTA Renegotiation & Labor And National City Teacher’s Union Defends Families 480_nafta_poverty_1.jpg by KPFA WorkWeek Radio
KPFA WorkWeek radio looks at the response of labor and the AFL-CIO to Trump's plan to renegotiate NAFTA. AFL-CIO's Celeste Drake and FLOC President Baldemar Valasquez as well as Al Rojas of LCLAA Sacramento are interviewed. Also WorkWeek looks at the ICE arrests of National City school kids parents and the affects on the children and teachers as well as the action of the teachers union....
Posted: Thu Jun 8, 2017 9:27AM
text California’s Attorney General Asks EPA to Ban Brain-Harming Pesticide by Safe Ag Safe Schools/Lucia Calderon
California Attorney General (AG) Xavier Becerra joined six other states in urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to follow through on a proposed ban for the brain-harming pesticide chlorpyrifos, in a legal filing made public today. Farmworker families and people living in agricultural communities urge state officials to follow the AG’s call for federal action with immediate steps to protect farmworkers and communities from contaminated air and water caused by continued use of ...
Posted: Wed Jun 7, 2017 10:43AM
audio Symbols & Systems Worth of our People: Forum #1 (audio/mpeg 19.4mb) by WTUL New Orleans 9.15 News & Views
On Monday June 5th, organizers and educators of the New Orleans Peoples Assembly and Take Em Down NOLA led a panel discussion at Justice and Beyond forum, speaking to a packed room about the newly adopted peoples fight back agenda and Take em Down NOLA-led demand that working peoples’ voices be heard in the repurposing of the now vacant white supremacist spaces. Successful in coordinating hundreds of organizations and thousands of individuals to support removal of four racist statues, leader...
Posted: Wed Jun 7, 2017 7:52AM