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audio Stephanie Jackson: Community Organizer for Ride New Orleans on Making Riders' Needs Heard (audio/mpeg 12.3mb) by WTUL New Orleans 9.15 News & Views
Stephanie Jackson is the Community Organizer for Ride New Orleans, a non-profit organization that works to enhance the quality of life in the New Orleans region by promoting safe, convenient, and affordable transportation options....
Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:43PM
audio Interview with Dj Jaffe - Focusing on Reforms for Untreated Serious Mentally Ill People (audio/mpeg 26.5mb) by WTUL News and Views
Dj Jaffe - Author of Insane Consequences: How the Mental Health Industry Fails the Mentally Ill - is a mental health advocate unafraid to speak the truth about the realities of untreated serious mental illness. He has been called radical by some and a gadfly by others but there is no doubt that his words resonate with many families unable to help their sick loved ones because the mental health system is completely dysfunctional....
Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 7:24PM
audio Interview with Cindy Schwartz: Jail Diversion Program Direction - Miami-Dade County (audio/mpeg 18.2mb) by WTUL News and Views
Florida is not a medicaid expansion state but pre and post booking jail diversion programs for mentally ill people are alive and strong in Miami-Dade County. How are they doing it?...
Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:05PM
text Revised: HUD Tenant Leaders Demand Congress Reject Trump’s “Death Budget” by Posted By Lynda Carson
“Trump’s budget will push millions of people from their homes; starve seniors, children and families; and deny health care to 24 million people,” said Ed Lucas, of Chicago, President of the National Alliance of HUD Tenants (NAHT). “People will die if these proposals see the light of day. Congress should declare Trump’s “Death Budget” dead on arrival!”...
Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:19PM
image In His Own Words: Albert Woodfox interviewed by Amnesty Intl. UK 480_albert_podcast_1.jpg by Amnesty UK quotes Albert Woodfox
Amnesty International UK has released a new interview with Albert Woodfox of the Angola 3. Accompanying the podcast interview is a post on Amnesty UK's blog that features an extended statement by Albert Woodfox, entitled: It's a human right to agitate the 'injustice' system. Albert's full statement is featured below....
Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:35PM
text For an Unconditional Basic Income by Thomas Straubhaar
The basic income corrects the distribution effects of the labor market. It takes something from the higher paid to give to those who earn little or nothing. A leftist fights for a just social system. Robots and artificial intelligence replace human labor. Fears of changes should be confronted with a basic security....
Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:05AM
image It is Time to Celebrate California African American History, Culture and Institutions 480_hidden-figures-hf-228_rgb-e1483623580966_1.jpg by Dymally Commission Network
There is a great need for statutory authority to establish a commission tasked to identify research, document and preserve historic and future “Hidden Figures” in all fields of endeavor, thereby preserving the profound contributions of institutions, places and individuals of African American heritage thoughout the Great State of California....
Posted: Sat Mar 18, 2017 9:32PM
image Please Work To Oppose Neil Gorsuch Nomination 480_b_1.jpg by SNS
Please work to oppose the nomination of Neil Gorsuch, proponent of torture, war, execution, police lethal tasering, opponent of environmental regulation, the rights of the individual, the protection of minority voting rights etc....
Posted: Sat Mar 18, 2017 12:01PM
audio This Week in Palestine, March 17, 2017 (audio/mpeg 7.6mb) by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for March 11, to the 17, 2017....
Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 11:46PM
image Zinke Announces Plan to Axe Fracking Rule 480_oil-gas_central-valley_1.jpg by via Earthjustice
Secretary of Interior directs the Department of Justice to file a motion in the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals announcing that BLM intends to start a new rulemaking process to rescind the rule...
Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 6:47PM
text Scientific Panel Criticizes EPA Assessment of Glyphosate by Center for Biological Diversity
Criticism of Pesticide Program Comes on Heels of Breaking Scandal Over Its Cozy Relationship With Monsanto...
Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 5:43PM
text G20 Finance Ministers Discuss Global Economic Stability by Greg Williams
G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meet today and tomorrow in Baden-Baden, Germany....
Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 7:58AM
text HUD Secretary Ben Carson supports $6.2 billion in budget cuts to HUD by Lynda Carson
HUD Secretary Ben Carson, who recently bought a fancy $1.3 million home near D.C., in Vienna, Virginia, where he resides with his wife Candy, was A.W.O.L., and nowhere to be found by the media yesterday when it came time for him to step up to the plate on behalf of the poor, elderly and disabled, to oppose the proposed $6.2 billion in budget cuts that will harm hundreds of thousands of HUD’s subsidized households!...
Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:52AM
image Californians Not “Roundup-Ready”: Citizens Triumph over Monsanto in Cancer-Causing Pesticide Listing 480_glyphosate_1.jpg by Center for Food Safety
Court upholds Constitutional right of Californians to protect themselves from toxic chemicals...
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:07PM
image 13 Arrested at Fracking Protest in Annapolis, Maryland 480_annapolis_3-16-2017_1.jpg by Luke / DC Indymedia
On the 16th of March, 13 anti-fracking activists were arrested in front of the Maryland statehouse as they demanded the Senate pass a statewide, permanent ban on gas fracking....
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:01PM
text Campaña Destaca Necesidad de que México Tome Medidas de Emergencia by Center for Biological Diversity
Lanzan Llamado a Consumidores y Empresas de Mariscos de Estados Unidos a Boicotear el Camarón Mexicano para Salvar a la Vaquita Marina...
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:59PM
text U.S. Consumers, Seafood Companies Urged to Boycott Mexican Shrimp to Save Vaquita Porpoise by Center for Biological Diversity
Campaign Highlights Need for Mexico to Take Emergency Action...
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:50PM
audio Jenny Yanez on Solidarity with the Muslim Community (audio/mpeg 11.5mb) by WTUL New Orleans 9.15 News & Views
Jenny Yanez joins WTUL News and Views in the studio to discuss how folks can stand in solidarity with the local Muslim community....
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 11:39AM
text Puerto Rico Religious Leaders Ask Congress to Pass Debt Crisis Actions by Greg Williams
"‎As religious leaders in Puerto Rico, we urge you to act on behalf of the 3.4 million American citizens living on the island," wrote two prominent ministers to Congress about ‎policies to help the debt-troubled island....
Posted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 12:35PM
text San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors Denies Phillips 66's Oil Trains Project by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., March 14, 2017 — The San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors today voted to reject Phillips 66’s proposed oil train offloading terminal. The project was denied with a 3-1 vote, with one supervisor recusing himself in a conflict of interest....
Posted: Tue Mar 14, 2017 2:49PM