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Fake lives matter! A satirical look at corporate personhood (tags)

This is a satirical look at the racist origins of corporate personhood. This article shows how a slavery amendment (the 14th) was used to grant constitutional rights to corporations, while at the same time, denying those rights to freed slaves and their descendants. CC-BY-NC-SA

Trump and Climate Change (tags)

Human activities have contributed to the ice loss in the Arctic. In his short term in office, Trump and his accessories in the government rescinded two dozen regulations to protect the climate and the environment. The climate, peace and anti-racism movements must join forces.

An Uncertain Future for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (tags)

The future of a federal consumer watchdog agency is uncertain amidst pledges to reduce the agency.

Botswana Minister supports highest level of protection for African lions (tags)

Tsekedi Khama appealed for countries to support CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species) Proposal 4

International Community Rallies to Protect a Monkey Species for the First Time in 30 Years (tags)

“The endangered Barbary macaque could get a new chance at survival at CITES CoP17”

Joanna Lumley slams CITES’ rhino horn proposal (tags)

Joanna Lumley has teamed up with Animal Defenders International (ADI)

Joanna Lumley slams CITES’ rhino horn proposal as ADI make a stand for the African elephan (tags)

British national treasure Joanna Lumley has teamed up with Animal Defenders International (ADI)

Joanna Lumley slams CITES’ rhino horn proposal as ADI make a stand for the African elephan (tags)

British national treasure Joanna Lumley has teamed up with Animal Defenders International (ADI)

Ricky Gervais urges public to support ADI bid to restrict hunting and save African lions (tags)

Hollywood superstar Ricky Gervais has launched an urgent appeal

Consumer Protection Bureau Unveils New "Payday" Lending Rules (tags)

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau releases new rules governing "payday" lending - high interest loans that impact low-income communities.

Who Owns the Sky? The Climate in the Globalization Trap (tags)

The bad news is that there are more inconvenient truths. Climate change is present, not future. Globalization and protection of the atmosphere do not go together. Climate policy has a past. Economic profit dominance always has a priority over climate protection.

38 Arguments Against TTIP (tags)

TTIP (Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership) agreement continues an old thinking instead of everyone sharing int he profits of a few. The private arbitration courts enable corporations to sue states and could have a chilling effect on labor and environmental protection.

TTIP and CETA Must Be Prevented (tags)

Under TTIP, TPP and TiSA, corporations can sue states for lost profits. The German Judges Union calls additional protection of foreign investors "nonsense" that undermines democracy and the constitutional state.

Use of circus lion in TV comedy ‘Plebs’ no laughing matter (tags)

International animal protection group Animal Defenders International (ADI) has called out TV comedy ‘Plebs’

December 2015 Honduras Coup Update (tags)

News from Honduras in December 2015. Less news but bad news. Another environmental and human rights defender kidnapped. Navy shoots Garífuna (Afro-descendent Indigenous Hondurans) killing one and wounding another and say it was an accident because they thought they are drug traffickers. A Lenca indigenous activist was assassinated. A unionist and whistleblower seeks asylum. More funding approved from US and World Bank, always more of the same, more militarisation and more 'trickle down'...

Puerto Rico Plans to Default on New Year's Day (tags)

Puerto Rico plans to default on part of its $1 billion debt payment due January 1.

Congress Excludes Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Provision in Omnibus Bill (tags)

Extension of bankruptcy protection to Puerto Rico not included in Congress' omnibus budget deal.

Cochabamba: Water as a Human Right (tags)

The economy should be part of life, not a steamroller crushing self-determination and creativity. The TTIP, TPP and TISA trade agreements create a parallel private arbitration system that gives corporations special rights to sue states. Labor and environmental arein danger.

TTIP: Attack on Democracy and the Constitutional State (tags)

A mass demonstration is planned for Saturday October 10 in Berlin against the TTIP, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment partnership. A parallel private ad hoc arbitration system is created where corporations can sue states for lost profitsLabor and environmental rules undermined

Jerry Hartfield: Victimized by US Police State Injustice (tags)

police state

A Partial Privatization of Justice (tags)

On www.socialeurope.eu, Richard Trumka of the AFL-CIO warns that the TTIP is a secret tribunal where only foreign investors can sue. The TTIP brings a crisis for democracy and the constitutional state by creating a parallel private arbitration system with irrevocable decisions.

Free Trade and Economic Growth instead of Democracy and Ecology (tags)

The TTIP agreement between the EU and the US creates a parallel private arbitration system where corporations can sue states for lost profits and decisions are irrevocable. Labor and environmental regulations can be invalidated as “takings” or “indirect expropriation.”

Politics Faded Out the Constitutional Offensiveness of Trade Agreements (tags)

The arbitration jurisdiction with the ISDS mechanism is the most controversial point of the two trade agreements. US corporations could file lawsuits against the German prohibition of gas production through fracking. Public interest laws could be stylized as "indirect expropriation."

February 2015 Honduras coup update (tags)

Another February in Honduras: two killings of journalists, more persecution, evictions, threats... and the militarisation with something like Plan Colombia that may soon be funded by the US congress, and more

Democracy for Sale: Stop Fast Track and TTIP! (tags)

The investment protection clause of the TTIP grants investors special protection regarding their so-called :"legitimate expectation." Businesses can sue when they feel restricted in their business activity by new laws in the public interest. Financial services are an important sector for US investors.

TTIP: Trifling Economic Advantages at the Cost of Democracyand the Public Interest (tags)

The controversial investment-protection agreement establishes a parallel justice giving security to all investors.. The states would be liable for compensation for any lower profits.. We all know our plane can only survive when we do everything for a sustainable economy.

TTIP: Redistribution of Power, not Free Trade (tags)

The TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership agreement) involves the redistribution of power away from the parliaments and to the executive and its unelected lobbyists. The TTIP does not involve freedom of trade.

Some Of Those Touted As 2016 Presidential Candidates (tags)

Will the Greens and Libertarians be gamechangers in 2016?

ADI awards Congressman Jim Moran the 2014 Animal Champion Award for his dedication to end (tags)

ADI General Counsel Christina Scaringe presents Rep. Moran with the ADI Animal Champion Award in Washington DC.

Victory of the Economy over Democracy and the Constitutional State (tags)

The person exists as an end-in-him/herself and not merely as a means... On the other hand, the principle of the worldwide market economy is based on treating persons and their needs as means to the end of profit realization.

The Free Trade Trap (tags)

Political economies are calibrated to a form of economics oriented exclusively in competitiveness and high profits...The selling off of public services through the agreement on trade with services and the new edition of MAI were prevented because of social protest.

Anti-Democratic Straitjackets (tags)

The TTIP Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (also called TAFTA) is an undemocratic corporate investment agreement that allows corporations to sue sovereign states for lost profits. This agreement negotiated in secret since 2013 does not allow states to sue.

TTIP Undermines the Constitutional State (tags)

TTIP, Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, is a deregulation agreement, a great redistribution project benefiting mammoth corporations at the expense of women and the 99%. Loud protest caused the EU commission to suspend negotiation on the investor right to sue.

Investment Protection at a Crossroads (tags)

TTIP gives foreign investors the right to sue sovereign governments before ad hoc arbitration courts when lost profits occur as a result of political decisions. These decisions cannot be appealed and undermine social, environmental and labor regulations.

TTIP Attacks on Wages, the Social and the Environment (tags)

The belief that growth and prosperity for all people are promoted by free trade is as old as capitalism. This is often wonderfully represented in the model worlds of economists. But reality looks different. Specific particular interests are sold as the general interest.

TTIP: A Tranatlantic Constitution of Corporations? (tags)

TTIP, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, endangers the economy, health and food policies of countries outside the EU and the US. The Investor-State Settlement mechanism gives corporations the same status as nation states. A flood of lawsuits can be expected.

Exonerate Edward Snowden Unconditionally! (tags)

NSA

Joint Open Letter by 150 human rights, digital rights and media rights NGOs to Obama (tags)

Edward Snowden’s recent disclosures have triggered a necessary and long-delayed public debate about the acceptable boundaries of surveillance in a democratic country, a debate that on 5 June you welcomed having.

Obama Wants Whistleblowers Silenced (tags)

police state

Testing, Testing Can You Hear Us ? (tags)

Los Angeles Marches With The World Against Monsanto and Agri-Tech Practices Photo Set 2 of 3

Monsanto Protection Act (tags)

GMOs

Monsanto Protection Act (tags)

health

Let us celebrate the NDFP's Declaration on Children of the Philippines (tags)

The leadership and entire membership of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), all Red commanders and fighters of the New People’s Army (NPA), people’s militias and revolutionary mass organizations welcome the issuance by the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) of the Declaration and Program of Action for the Rights, Protection and Welfare of Children.

NDFP adopts program to protect children during armed conflict in the Philippines (tags)

Aside from coming out with its program of action for the protection of children, the National Democratic Front of the Philippines announced that it will establish a Special Office for the Protection of Children to strengthen its mechanisms on monitoring and defending the rights of Filipino children.

BTL:Former EPA Adviser Comments on Recurring Conflict Between Science and Politics (tags)

Interview with Paul Anastas, former EPA science adviser, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

Philippine Gov’t reminded to respect local ordinances on mining (tags)

Manila – Government must in fact recognize local ordinances that uphold biodiversity conservation and promote human rights especially of the Indigenous Peoples, instead of threatening them with the primacy of national policies, said Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM) reacting on the much-delayed Executive Order on Mining.

Time to Decide (tags)

"Nature and people are `fictional commodities. When they submit completely to market mechanisms and when markets are not regulated, this leads to people dying who don't find buyers for their labor power..."

Nicaragua Sugar, pesticides and CKD (tags)

Important news media recently published an extensive report on chronic renal insufficiency (CRI), a disease suffered by peasants living in the Pacific region of Central America. The cause of this disease has not been scientifically proven, which could give rise to confusion in the management of this disturbing public health issue.

Earthquake Stricken Haitians Victimized by World Indifference (tags)

Haitians are slowly starving

Support the Student Privacy Protection Act - prevent release of student info to military (tags)

Petition urging passage of H.R. 1091, a bill to help prevent the automatic release of student information to military recruiters.

Milow the Girl's CD Release "Days of Power" in association with the Humane Society (tags)

Milow the Girl's CD Release Party benefits the Humane Society in its fight against puppy mills. The event is open to the public and will feature celebrity musicians such as Kim Cameron of Side FX and Jimmy Sweet of L.U.V. Get tickets now!

MICROSOFT SUFFERS GREAT DEFEAT IN THE BRAZILIAN JUSTICE (tags)

Under certain conditions the piracy is legal - it decides Brazilian justice.

BP and Administration Lies, Deceit and Coverup in the Gulf (tags)

The Gulf is now a crime scene

ARIZONA DECLARES WAR TO THE CIVILIZED WORLD (tags)

You are not well coming to Arizona - the legislator RACIST said.

Bogus Washington-Proposed Financial Reform (tags)

banker, not people reform

Support the Consumer Financial Protection Agency (tags)

Support the Consumer Financial Protection Agency! Please sign these petitions ASAP and please share these links with people you think will be interested! Thank you!

The Earth Has a Fever (tags)

Worldwide 136 cities of millions at the coasts are directly endangered by the rising sea level.. The president cannot win a two-front war against the conservatives.. Over 100 German regions resolved to be completely renewable by 2025.

CA GRANTS PARTIAL WRIT FOR MELISSA ROXAS (tags)

The Philippine Peasant Support Network (Pesante)-USA learned through news sources in the Philippines that the Court of Appeals has partially granted the petition for writ of amparo and habeas data filed by Filipino-American activist Melissa Roxas, and directed the military establishment to provide protection to her and her family while in the country against any form of harassment. In a 33-page decision penned by Associate Justice Noel Tijam, the CA’s Former Special 16th Division also enjoined the military from distributing to the public any documents or records pertaining to Roxas’s alleged ties with the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA).

LGBT RIGHTS / PETITION: ASYLUM FOR THE IRANIAN HOMOSEXUALS ROODABEH AND ALI (tags)

EveryOne Group, IRQR and a network of human rights organizations are asking the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and the Turkish Government for international protection and asylum for Roodabeh and Ali, two Iranian homosexuals. Sign now: http://www.gopetition.com/online/28514/sign.html

Earth Without Stocks (tags)

This struggle demands more than setting up wind turbines, buying more economical cars and rehabilitating houses. An historically unique pact is necessary between North and South, between industrial countries and threshold and developing countries.

AMERICAN DIVORCE COURTS NEED A GIDEON FROM US SUPREME COURT !!! (tags)

HOW LONG DO AMERICA'S MIDDLE CLASS AND WORKING POOR HAVE TO WAIT FOR OUR U.S. CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS OF THE FREE WORLD TO BEGIN TO CARE ABOUT BRINGING EQUALITY INTO OUR U.S. DIVORCE COURTS NATIONWIDE ???

Octo-mom in Asset Protection Scheme (tags)

Nadya Suleman engages in asset protection scheme intending to defraud creditors and government.

Senate boosts wilderness protection across US (tags)

WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a rare Sunday session, the Senate advanced legislation that would set aside more than 2 million acres in nine states as wilderness. Majority Democrats assembled more than enough votes to overcome GOP stalling tactics in an early showdown for the new Congress.

Deforestation Costs More than Financial Crisis (tags)

It is a steep bill. Our shrinking forests cost us up to $5 trillion a year -- far more than the current banking crisis. Environmentalists hope the sobering calculation, made by a European Union commissioned team, will focus political will on funding conservation.

U.S. Federal agent arrested and jailed for allegedly conspiring to smuggle illegal aliens (tags)

Federal agents arrested one of their own Jesus M. Huizar, 28, an agent of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency on suspicion of conspiring to smuggle undocumented immigrants illegally into the United States.

Bush Has `Understood Nothing, Learned Nothing' (tags)

Bush's plan to fight global warming is to wait until 2025. His plan is a losership approach, not a leadership approach.

Change In International Travel Documents (tags)

Travelers who do not present one of the documents listed below may be delayed as U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers attempt to verify their identity and citizenship

Atlantic Richfield Co. responsible for clean-up of copper mine toxins. (tags)

Residents of Yerington, NV and nearby Walker Lake remain in limbo when waiting for any EPA action to clean up the toxin leaching superfund site left by Anaconda Copper mine..

PHILIPPINES: 2 desaparecidos escape from military captors (tags)

Two farm workers who claim to have been detained and tortured for a year-and-a-half by military men before managing to escape have petitioned the Supreme Court (SC) for protection. Represented by lawyers from the civil rights group Free Legal Assistance Group (Flag), the two brothers in their 13-page petition yesterday also asked the high tribunal to designate either an incumbent or retired SC justice to act as a commissioner and verify the allegations. The two brothers, Raymond, 26, and Reynaldo Manalo, 38, filed the suit for prohibition, injunction and temporary restraining order (TRO) through Flag lawyers Jose Manuel Diokno, Theodore Te and Ricardo Sunga.

AJLPP-USA Mobilizes for June 24 Full Rights for All Immigrants March and Rally in Los Ange (tags)

The Alliance-Philippines(AJLPP)-USA and the Echo Park Community Coalition (EPCC) will mobilize upcoming June 24 Immigrant Rights March-Rally in Hollywood and Vine, Los Angeles. The June 24th Hollywood march-rally will also demand a stop to the increase on exorbitant fees on citizenship and other documents for immigrants to be implemented by the DHS this July 30, 2007. As the hopes for the proposed compromise bill on “Border Protection and Immigration Bill” also known as the “grand bargain” flickered, mass actions should be the order of the day.. The racist conservatives in the Lower House has just filed the “Border Protection First “ bill that elucidates their racist- anti immigrant bias

Venezuela's Withdrawal from the IMF and the World Bank (tags)

With their emancipation from the Bretton Woods institutions, the states of Latin America now try to lessen their dependence. A Bank of the South could assume the role of structural creditor in the future.

AJLPP / CDIR Rejects The Border Protection and Immigration Reform Bill as Racist (tags)

The Alliance Philippines (Alliance for a Just and Lasting Peace in the Philippines ) and the Coalition in Defense of Immigrant Rights (CDIR) vehemently oppose the so called " US Border Protection and immigration Reform Bil" l that will turn 12 million immigrants into a permanent underclass of “guest workers” and scrap the family reunification laws that will separate millions of immigrant families.

Sustainability or Consumerism (tags)

The industrial nations must lower their CO2 emissions at least 80% by 2060.. Consumerism, accumulating goods as a substitute for meaning, is the great enemy of climate protection today.

Urge a Complete and Feasible Animal Protection Act in Bulgaria (tags)

Bulgaria: In the Animal Protection Bills discussed in the Parliament the main animal welfare problem - the exstreme instability of cat and dog populations - remains unsolved.

REQUEST to the Bulgarian Authorities (tags)

PLEASE send the request with a short supporting statement to: press@president.bg, infocenter@parliament.bg, GIS@government.bg, info@sofia.bg, n.markov@prb.bg, info@iwns.org Cc: pet@animalprograms.org

Boycott Bulgaria, Boycott Sofia (tags)

We call on the concerned authorities and world community alike to boycott and reproach Bulgarian officials till enactment and enforcement of a modern Animal Protection Act takes an effect, one which will guarantee the protection and welfare of cats and dogs in Bulgaria.

Boycott Bulgaria, Boycott Sofia (tags)

In a few weeks time Bulgaria will become a full EU member and will have to comply with the European Commission's Regulation No.998/2003. The missing legal cat & dog control is replaced by criminal collection and abuse of the great number of healthy animals.

(2) Boycott Bulgarian Officials Making Worse Animal Protection Legislation (tags)

Few weeks before Bulgarian accession to EU we are still witness to worsening the animal protection legislation taken by the Government.

LA Greens Endorsements for Nov. 7 Ballot (tags)

The Los Angeles Greens endorsed Proposition 89 (Clean Money) and Proposition 87 (Oil Tax to Fund Alternative Energy) . Here is the full list of our recommendations for November 7, 2006:

Government defends 1998 anti-porn law (tags)

Salon.com, Nerve.com and other plaintiffs backed by the American Civil Liberties Union are suing over the 1998 Child Online Protection Act. They believe the law could restrict legitimate material they publish online - exposing them to fines or even jail time.

The Voice of Freedom from Death Row (tags)

The real reason for his sentence is his advocacy for the voiceless.. A flight from truth occurs in the US and Germany, the truth about the causes of increasing impoverishment.. Mumia asks: Do you need protection from my voice or from your protectors?

L.A.'s MacLaren Hall Survivors Become Family (tags)

I am asking that any of you that are from this child protection institution/foster care “aging out” past reach out to others with shared pasts, as your brothers and sisters, as family and reach out to local kids JUST ABOUT TO “AGE OUT,” and let them know there is a family of survivors out here...

Bulgaria: National policy on increasing pet populations (tags)

Letter to the Chairman of Bulgarian Parliament

L.A. Child Protection: Children Who Are Forbidden To Cry (tags)

Beating kids stops crying. What a statement, eh? You would think beating children would make them cry. But if the beatings are severe enough, they make children NOT cry. We see this in concentration camps, in war, in child protection institutions and foster care...

Israeli occupation opens fire at ambulance with pregnant woman (tags)

Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) called Saturday for providing an immediate protection to Palestinian paramedics working in the Palestinian territories.

Finnish Citizen Missing Legal Protection (tags)

Where Swedish Chancellor of Justice blames Swedish Policemen for telling lies and Swedish Legal System for jailing innocent, have Finland continued the same policy lining having taken place three socialist president generations ago. This policy lining was started by President Mauno Koivisto (SDP), and it was carried on by Martti Ahtisaari (SDP) and President Tarja Halonen (SDP).

GOP Launches Vicious Attack on Endangered Species (tags)

In the GOP's latest hellish vision (bills S.2112 and HR 3824), the lives of living organisms would be bartered, traded, and thrown away like so much monopoly money in a "credit system. "

EPA Leaves No Immune System Behind (tags)

EPA Proposes Rule to Use Children for Human Experiments

More L.A. Restaurants Join Boycott to Save Seals (tags)

Please help to stop the worst deliberate marine mammal slaugher in the world by boycotting all Canadian seafood. The sites listed will help you learn more about the cruel killings of the Canadian baby Harp seals for their fur for Euorpe and the adult penis bone for China. Over 42% were skinned alive! You can help us stop this by your boycotting of Canadian seafood and let the Canadian government know how appalled you are by this cruel and heartless act.

EGYPTIAN AUTHORITIES POISONING STRAY CATS/DOGS!!! (tags)

Society for protection of animal rights in Egypt(SPARE) www.sparealife.org

Security State Replaces Social State (tags)

"The political realm has largely uncoupled from the everyday life of people.. The wheel of social development was turned back.. The social state is degenerating into a security state. Governments have abandoned protection of citizens.."

Environmental Protection is a Question of Justice (tags)

Enviroinmental protection can only be realized when there is a relatively equal distribution of prosperity and social peace.

Scoundrel Time: The Flag Amendment (tags)

With the public increasingly opposed to continued war and occupation in Iraq, the worthies in Congress who put American troops there in the first place and who can't figure out how to get them out now are resorting to a tried and true diversionary tactic: The Flag Protection Amendment. What's next? An amendment banning pie throwing? ----------------

Academic Freedom is Almost a Thing of the Past (tags)

Colorado professor and Indian activist Ward Churchill, threatened with sacking for his outspoken views on the 9-11 attacks, at least has the protection of tenure. For most academics, that kind of protection of free speech is long gone. So is their willingness to take controversial stands.

Save the Children launches effort to safeguard (tags)

Online initiative offers another way to help

The EPA and Industry Team Up to Protect Profits in Florida Study, Leaving Children Behind (tags)

POISON, PROTECTION, AND CHILDREN

BTL:Election Protection Coalition Charges GOP-Connected Groups with... (tags)

...Voter Suppression and Intimidation Campaign ~ Interview with Elliot Minceberg, People for the American Way Foundation, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

VOTE Nov. 2! Problems? Call ‘Election Protection’ 1-866-OUR-VOTE (tags)

COLUMBUS, Ohio — More than 1,000 union members marched on the offices of Ohio Secretary of State J. Kenneth Blackwell, Oct. 25, to demand that he protect the rights of 700,000 newly registered Ohio voters threatened by Republican vote suppression tactics in this crucial battleground state.

Bringing Evangelical Hypocrisy to its Knees (tags)

The In God We Trust Protection Act - ( petition) has raised a whole lot of issues totally unrelated to this proposal to U.S. Congress. It has nothing to do with a constraint on freedom of religion. It has to do with politically bringing Evangelical Hypocrisy to its knees - socially, morally and financially stopping them dead in their arrogant tracks. The Christian Right Wing Zealots, are wielding the power of religion politically, financially, socially and legislatively

Animal groups call for amnesty on Greece's stray dogs (tags)

With the Olympic Games less than two weeks away, the fate of the thousands of stray dogs in Athens remains in doubt,

If they ruin your life sorry you can't sue (tags)

Lockheed Martin received protection for its automated, threat-based risk assessment platform, an integrated computer system that provides near real-time, terrorism threat analysis.

Sony Music Entertainment Coporate Security on Indymedia? (tags)

Did the asset protection division of Sony Music Entertainment corporate security publish an article on Indymedia Los Angeles? This defence of Mr. Michael Jackson reeks of being a professional job.

CLEAN ENVIRONMENT, SAFE SCHOOLS, HEALTHY CHILDREN VISIT WWW.CALISAFE.ORG (tags)

CALIFORNIA SAFE SCHOOLS NON-PROFIT WWW.CALISAFE.ORG

Asylum is a Human Right: A Dishonored Promise (tags)

"For a long while, the human right to asylum was a mere proclamation and never had a legally binding character for nation states. The human right to asylum is the hope of millions of refugees for a secure existence." translated from the German

The Environment is Always an Economic Boom: Debating the Rightwing (tags)

The five rightwing arguments for downsizing ecology are criticized. "Ecological moderniza-tion triggers innovations, creates jobs, opens up export chances and lowers health costs.. In Switzerland per capital energy consumption could be reduced two-thirds.."

Bush's "Marriage Protection Week " = Attack on Gay Rights (tags)

Bush has declared the week of october 15th as "Marriage Protection Week".

$100,000 Donation trumps 400 Violations (tags)

Sierra Club spokesman Carl Zichella said the $100,000 donation from Tim Blixseth's developement company demonstrates Schwarzenegger's insensitivity to the environment. "I can see one violation or even a handful on a single project, but more than 400? You really have to be trying to violate so many environmental laws."

Politics shouldn't get in way of conservation (tags)

The environment shouldn't be a partisan issue -- clean air and water are essential for survival. So in response to the anti-environmental zeal of Gingrich and his supporters, Martha Marks co-founded Republicans for Environmental Protection America.

National Security Protection Scheme against State violation from an other State (tags)

This article reveals an untested State security protection theory.

Tax Slavery (tags)

If the Government takes as much, or more, from you in taxes as a Feudal Serf are you any free'er than that Feudal Serf?

Lawrence v. Texas Milestone for Humanity (tags)

Lawrence v. Texas, the Supreme Court decision of June 26, 2003, legalizing homosexuality in the United States, is as much a milestone for the gay and lesbian community as Roe v. Wade of 1973, legalizing the right to abortion, was for women, and both are for humanity.

Recent Developments Concerning the International Solidarity Movement (tags)

New Profile, a Movement for the Civil-ization of Israeli society, hopes to continue to circulate the following ISM information in order to bring awareness and attention to what is taking place in Israel and in the Occupied Territories.

Italy: Berlusconi declares the state of national emergency (tags)

An attempt to stop big protest marches today in italy: Berlusconi declares the state of national emergency

Brief Protective Gear List (tags)

This list of gear describes the tools which can help protect you and enable you to make your voice heard in the coming days. The list describes some basic tools which will protect you against tear gas/pepper spray, as well as a bit of first aid gear.

UNEQUAL PROTECTION: The Rise of Corporate Dominance and the Theft of Human Rights (tags)

Thom Hartmann will be giving a talk on his new book at The Bodhi Tree, Nov 23, 3p. His new book UNEQUAL PROTECTION: The Rise of Corporate Dominance and the Theft of Human Rights (Rodale/October 2002) is an in-depth look into how corporations have hijacked democracy.

Harmful House Deal on Fire Logging Needs to be Stopped (tags)

An agreement has been reached between Rep. George Miller (D-CA), Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Rep. Scott McInnis (R-CO) that can best be described as a chainsaw massacre.

Beware of "DIRECT ACTION/PROTESTER DEFENSE" info (tags)

Unfortunately, much of the info in the "Protester Defense" post to Portland Indymedia is erroneous; some of the information is dangerous. [Tear gas canisters DO cause severe thermal burns! Also, any direct action eye protection must be shatter proof (aginst projectiles like rubber bullets, tear gas canisters, batons, etc.)] For accurate info, see the Portland Black Cross Medical Collective web site: www.blackcrosscollective.org

WAR AGAINST DISPLACED COMMUNITIES IN COLOMBIA (tags)

In the city of Medellin the paramilitaries have been burning the makeshift shacks and assassinating leaders of the displaced communities. In Bucaramanga and Barranquilla leaders have received death threats and in Neiva the police violently attacked and threatened 50 families.

So-Called "American Servicemembers' Protection Act" Receives Senate Approval (tags)

Support for Anti-ICC Legislation Flies in Face of International Cooperation Against Terrorism. The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly supported Senator Jesse Helms' proposed American Servicemembers' Protection Act (ASPA) as an amendment to the Defense Appropriations Act, providing the legal framework for U.S. opposition to the future International Criminal Court (ICC).

Excerpts from the Declaration of Independence (tags)

Excerpts from the Declaration of Independence: Shortly after the last witchhunt era, public schoolchildren were expected to memorize the first 1.5 paragraphs and the major statements of this document. Being long out of school, I have verified that these are direct quotes from the American Declaration of Independence, adopted on the 4th of July, 1776.

An Interlude: Copy Protection (tags)

An article that's not about the war! Relax and enjoy.

Lon Beach to Redraft Events Policy (tags)

People for Community Empowerment sued the city when the group was required to get permits for its July 4 rally on energy issues.

CIA cash funded drugs trade (tags)

"...But in the US, the CIA's involvement in the Montesinos case has raised barely a ripple of comment. " Gee, really?? and ClearChannel communications owns one-third of US radio stations... well, there's a third of airwave reality out the window, now let's talk about newspapers...

Letter Bomb the President (tags)

Open letter from Deivid's Thang to George www. Bush

forest protection rally (tags)

a piece produced for KBOO news about the forest protection rally in LA on 8/14

Protection from CHEMICAL/POLICE WEAPONS. (tags)

Police will have dragons breath air toxin, pepper spray, high velocity pepper spray ball guns, smokeless flash bags, weak nerve gas agent, various disrupter ammunition, rubber wooden and plastic bullets, various unlisted and classified explosives, Smokeless sponge round bombs. Learn proper protection methods.

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