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The Political System in Historical Crisis (tags)

In his inaugural speech in 2017, Donald Trump emphasized that his presidency would return political power to the people. He sees himself as the only legitimate representative of the interests of the supposedly true people.

Do Nukes Kill? (tags)

Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline and fall of the nuclear power industry in the US and beyond, and highlights the efforts of those who are working to create a nuclear free world. Here is our December 2017 report: Nuclear Shutdown News December 2017

Nationwide, New Laws Seek to Suppress Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) Campaigns R (tags)

4 of 5 Dem and Republican Candidates Are Supporters of Continued Netanyahu Violence. They are Clinton, Trump Cruz, Kasich

Liberated Political Prisoner Sekou Odinga Speaks Out (tags)

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

IRVINE - In an unassuming classroom somewhere on the UCI campus, about 80 people, most of them students, gathered to hear the words of the recently-released Black Liberation Army prisoner Sekou Odinga, imprisoned for 33 years for his role in the 1979 emancipation of BLA soldier Assata Shakur.

Odinga is on tour speaking to students and community members, not only to tell his story, but also to encourage others to work to free US-held political prisoners and prisoners of war. This Wednesday's lecture was just one of a series that included colleges in Los Angeles, Orange County, and Santa Barbara, as well a presentation to the community at the South Central Library on Saturday.

The presentation on Wednesday was preceded by a video about political prisoners from the Black Liberation Struggle, and then some words from a professor.

Then Odinga took the mic.

White Supremacists tied to human trafficking and a series of unsolved murders (tags)

This is an long but worthwhile article that specifies the link between white supremacist hate groups in the United States, human trafficking and a series of unsolved murders. I hope someone uses this information usefully. I hope this shuts these morons up for good. We all deserve to live in peace without any white supremacists causing any more problems for anyone.

Socialist Animalism (tags)

Free collection of articles.

Stanley L. Cohen: Guilty of Doing His Job Honorably (tags)

police state

Declaring Syria Regime Illegitimate Sends Strong Human Rights Message and Exposes Lenders (tags)

Over the last year, a religious antipoverty organization has met with U.S. Treasury and White House officials to encourage them to declare the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad an illegitimate government. This action would impose restrictions on lending to Syria that supports its military or the needs of the Assad regime. When governments or financial institutions make this declaration it lets lenders know that if they lend to Syria they may not receive a return on their investment. Types of lending and financing that could be affected are arms contracts with Russia and oil investment from Iran.

NYPD Stop and Frisk Ruled Unconstitutional (tags)

police state

Stop and Frisk: NYPD Racial Profiling (tags)

racism

Grassroots to Aveda: ’Safe Fracking’ Won’t Fly: You can’t Put Lipstick on a Pig (tags)

On July 19, environmentalists rallied at Aveda stores to challenge the corporation’s support of Environmental Advocates of New York (EANY), an Albany-tied organization that has taken an increasingly prominent role in the widely disparaged industrial practice of fracking. Activists drew attention to EANY’s support for regulated fracking (or ‘safe fracking’, as the industry has called it). EANY’s Washington, D.C.-based parent organization, the National Wildlife Federation, also came in for some bruising criticism for their support of this polluting practice.

15 Years of Giving Voice to Women and Transgender Prisoners in California (tags)

An interview with Diana Block, Pam Faden, and Dierdre Wilson --three members of the California Coalition for Women Prisoners, which is celebrating its 15th year with an event in SF on Friday Oct. 14.

Attack on Democratic Traditions (tags)

The situation of the US public budget is really dramatic. This indebtedness is the result of excessive military spending and the neoliberal policy launched at the beginning of the 1980s. A progressive counter-movement in the form of a broad Obama coalition is emerging.

Target:Homeles-South Coast Homeless Advisory Committee Advocate Reports (tags)

Target:Homeles-South Coast Homeless Advisory Committee Advocate Reports The City of Santa Barbara is poised to push homeless out with illegal legislation which violates the US Constitution. Here is the report they never released to the public - or even discussed!!! Because frankly, they don't give a damn.

Wisconsin's Spirit: Courage for Other States to Emulate (tags)

worker struggles

Banning Methane Mining - A Review of Gasland (tags)

An incisive critique of the movie Gasland.

Banning Methane Mining A Review of the movie, Gasland (tags)

A very revealing examination about how corporate environmental organizations (NRDC) facilitate polluting industry and dupe an 'artist' into promoting them and the corrupt politicians they cover for. Although there was a New York City premiere of the movie about a month ago, the film continues to tour and premiere in cities across the country and is a likely candidate for a Best Documentary Oscar. Here's where an earlier incarnation was published: http://www.counterpunch.org/jereski09172010.html The full article below includes significant rewrites (and key hyperlinks that were omitted in the earlier publication).

Alphonse D’Amato to testify, DASNY Contract Procedure Violated After adding MOB Firm (tags)

Former Senator D’Amato is scheduled to testify next week, in NY State Supreme Court, June 15 -16, 2010 as to his alleged role as the lobbyist who influenced New York State officials to include a MOB related construction firm onto a list of qualified contractors after they had already been disqualified by the quality control people within the New York State Dormitory Authority (DASNY). Thomas Murphy, then Executive Director of DASNY, testified that Richard Nasti told him to add the Scalamadres onto the list of qualified contractors even though Joseph and Fred Scalamandre both pleaded guilty to paying off the MOB and stealing tens of millions of dollars from several government agencies.

Harmful Effects of Prolonged Isolated Confinement (tags)

It crushes the human spirit

Actions + Conversations + Intersections 2010: Second Annual Los Ángeles Anarchist Bookfair (tags)

Sunday, January 24, 2010

HOLLYWOOD - For the second consecutive year, Los Angeles anarchists organized a bookfair, which, in addition to facilitating exchanges between vendors and literature-hungry readers, also provided an array of panel discussions, workshops, and most importantly, quality interactions with fellow activists in the liberation movement.

Political Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim Denied Parole (tags)

the face of political persecution in America

Endangered species listing sought for Arctic reindeer (tags)

Endangered species listing sought for Arctic reindeer

How New York Fought the Budget Defecit and Won (tags)

While nearly every state is facing severe budget deficits, New York State showed how to balance the budget without completely destroying the social safety net. New York took a few progressive steps forward in balancing the budget and painted a more sensible picture of “shared sacrifice” than what the average politician has proposed. Instead of sacrificing social programs and increasing taxes that affect primarily workers, two new tax brackets were created for New York’s wealthier citizens, generating 4 billion dollars in state revenue. Prior to the new budget, New York’s highest tax rate was 6.85 percent, for anyone making $20,000 or more. The additional tax brackets are 7.85% and 8.97% for those whose income is more than $300,000 and $500,000. These new rates are temporary and set to expire in 3 years. According to the Times-Union, "In broad strokes, the agreement closes the state's estimated $16.2 billion budget deficit through $6 billion in federal stimulus dollars, $6 billion in cuts to an array of programs, and $4 billion in new revenue through an increase in the personal income tax on affluent New Yorkers." The grassroots movement that pushed this “wealthy tax” forward not only asked that new tax brackets remain permanent but also asked for a third tax bracket on New Yorkers earning $1 million or more annually, which would have raised an additional billion dollars.

The Slow Decline of a Dying Rhizome (tags)

This Tuesday, the Rhizome Collective will begin to die its slow death. All residents and backspace organizations have been forced to vacate. Many fear the blow of losing one's home will taper any gained momentum to save the space.

BEWARE "RAHNATAKIAS" – Cure For Obama Fever Is "Indian" History (tags)

Will Obama's nation building run over the human rights of the indigenous people's of the Americas? What did Obama mean by "the lines of the tribes shall soon dissolve", how does this relate to indigenous people who view their tribe as their people and structure of life?

Support SF8 Herman & Jalil - Phone and Fax CA Governor 11/19 (tags)

We are asking that you phone and fax CA Governor Schwarzenneger on Wednesday, November 19th demanding that California return Herman Bell and Jalil Muntaqin (Anthony Bottom) to New York state for their parole hearings. Please also send us an email when you have done so at FreetheSF8 [at] riseup.net

PSL on the ballot in Iowa, Utah, and New Jersey (tags)

The La Riva/Puryear PSL Presidential Campaign is proud to announce that we have achieved ballot status in New Jersey, Iowa and Utah! We are already on the ballot in five other states: Arkansas, Vermont, Colorado, Florida and Washington. Over the next five weeks, we will be working to gain ballot access in many additional states, including New York, Louisiana, Wisconsin and Rhode Island.

911 Truth's Failed Trajectory - Thanks to CIA/FBI Infiltration! (tags)

Take two 6 ton jet engines and rocket them at 500 miles at the Pentagon's exterior and you're definitely going to get not only indentations but 2 big,deep holes also! Obviously whatever hit the Pentagon was not a Jetliner with a 6 ton engine on either wing! ...................................................................

Puerto Rico: All Out to Defend the Teachers’ Struggle! (tags)

We are on the threshold of a major class battle in Puerto Rico. Every day new preparations are announced for the coming strike of the Puerto Rican Teachers Federation (FMPR). With 42,000 members, a majority of them women, the FMPR represents almost all of Puerto Rico’s teachers and is by far the largest union on the island. The Shock Force of the Puerto Rican Police and National Guard are being readied to go after the strikers. The struggle of the Puerto Rican teachers affects everybody. The working class as a whole, students and parents, teachers and defenders of workers’ rights around the world must come out in defense of the FMPR! If there are mass arrests, the response must be massive blockades and spreading the struggle to the point of shutting the island down. In order to win this strike, it is necessary to prepare for a struggle not only of the teachers but within the whole workers movement against the pro-capitalist labor bureaucracy that sabotages the workers’ struggle. Above all, it is necessary to fight against illusions in and ties with bourgeois parties and politicians. It’s high time to begin building a revolutionary internationalist workers party.

BREAKING: Kerik, Hillary, Giuliani, Spitzer, Schumer Tied to New York State PassportGate (tags)

It can now be reported that the indictment of Bernard Kerik, Rudy Giuliani’s former New York City Police Commissioner and business partner in Giuliani’s firm, also deals with the buying and selling of FAKE U.S. and foreign passports for ILLEGAL aliens, foreign nationals from the Middle East, including Arab and Israeli. Also linked to Passport-Gate is former New York Attorney General, now New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, both New York U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and unelectable CLOSET lesbian Hillary Rodenhurst Clinton and former New York City Major and Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani...

BREAKING: Unelectable Hillary and Giuliani Tied to 9-11 Dancing Israelis (tags)

The indictment of Rudy Giuliani's stooge, former New York Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik is just the tip of the iceberg. Kerik operated as chief facilitator, along with then MEGA MOSSAD Assistant U.S. Attorney General under the Bush Administration Michael Chertoff, in allowing the 9/11 "Dancing Israelis" to escape FBI interrogation and be allowed a free trip back to Israel.

HAPPINESS IS AN INSIDE JOB (tags)

Don't be a fool: Question 9/11 THE TOP 40 REASONS TO DOUBT THE OFFICIAL STORY OF SEPTEMBER 11th, 2001

LA Mobilizes Defense of Former Black Panthers (tags)

Jericho Amnesty Coalition LA and many other organizations are mobilizing to support the 8 former members of the Black Panther Party arrested last week on charges related to the killing of a police officer in SF in 1971. The charges had previously been dismissed against some of the men because the evidence against them was extracted by torture. Jericho will show "Legacy of Torture" a film about these brothers on February 17, 4-7 pm, at the Southern California Library, 6120 S. Vermont, in LA.

NEW YORK STATE, HILLARY, SCHUMER, BUSHFRAUD, MOSSAD CRIME WAVE CONTINUES (tags)

It can now be reported that the short sales on insurance company stocks have been traced to an elaborate New York state "Ponzi scheme." This includes the use of U.S. Intelligence Agency-based black accounts and crooked accounting procedures aka "past-posting." This activity is directly linked to former CEO of American Insurance Group (AIG), Hank (Maurice) Greenberg and the out-of-control Israeli Mossad. The short sales and put options that were placed on the Chicago Board of Options pre 9/11 were funded through the American-Turkish Council and Kissinger Associates with brokerage firm Bear Stearns and American Insurance Group disguising the profits as end of the year derivatives.

HOT BREAKING NEWS: Poison Gate Update Now Linked to Plame Gate (tags)

Alexander Litvinenko, the poisoned Russian spy, has now been directly linked to the Chechnya-Mudjahadeen which of course is allied with Al Qaeda. It can now be reported that the U.S. FBI has tied Litvinenko to the sale of nuclear material to the government of Israel through Zurich, Switzerland. The bagman for all this is none other than Marc Rich. Litvinenko, with ties to Chechnya and elements of the Russian Israeli Organized Crime Teams was an important individual. His death is not to be dismissed. It can now be reported that Litvinenko was...

The Legacy of the Iraqi War Hawks (tags)

The body count goes up and up in Iraq; with more dead U.S. soldiers and Iraqi civilians. Chaos reigns! Yet, the man primarily responsible for this carnage, President George W. Bush, insists on “staying the course.” The evil legacy of this conflict metastasizes. The War Hawks, many in the U.S. Congress, some in the Media, along with the Neocons, bear culpability, too, in this matter. The Nov. election may be a last chance to restore sanity in Washington, D.C.

After 21 Years, DNA Testing Sets Man Free in Rape Case (tags)

The courts seldom make mistakes and in the rare cases when a person is falsely convicted it is quickly caught by the appeals courts. Yea that what the government wants you to believe. Almost 200 people have been freed from death row from DNA testing and that is probably just the tip of the iceberg. This innocent man rotted in jail for 21 years after being framed by the New York cops.

Labor must take the road of class struggle! (tags)

A Working Class Emancipation labor bulletin

HOT, HOT BREAKING INTEL: New York State is Now a Federal Crime Scene (tags)

Former Mayor of New York City Rudy Giuliani now under investigation by Dept. of Justice officials as well as the New York Port Authority in allowing thousands of illegal Islamic immigrants to enter the United States through New York City without paperwork or proper security clearance.

Was September 11 a Great Conspiracy? (tags)

More than ten million have watched "Loose Change" on the Internet since April.. 42 per cent of Americans believe the US government and the 9/11 commission concealed things in connection with the attacks.

DNA frees man falsely jailed for 22 years (tags)

Legislative recess stalls final vote on outpatient commitment bill AB 2357 until August (tags)

The California Senate adjourned Friday without having voted on involuntary outpatient commitment extension bill AB 2357, affording the bill's opponents an additional month to defeat the legislation.

Final vote expected today on involuntary outpatient commitment bill AB 2357 (tags)

Invoking an obscure senate rule Monday, California Senate Appropriations Chair Kevin Murray bumped involuntary psychiatric treatment bill AB 2357 to the Senate Floor, scuttling public input and fast-tracking the bill to its final vote today. Ardently opposed by a coalition of consumers, survivors, ex-patients and allies, the bill seeks to extend "Laura's Law", the state's soon-to-sunset outpatient commitment law.

Astro Pic with a funny Picture from the 1969 "Moon Landing" (tags)

Astro Pic with a funny Picture from the 1969 "Moon Landing"

Gang Stalking (tags)

Gang Stalking in New York

Another Opportunity To Halt The Employers’ Offensive Arises (tags)

New York Transit workers take a step in the right direction but must broaden their demands and link with wider sections of the working class

US Defense Dept Official Takes Polygraph on PAX TV show “Lie Detector” May 24 (tags)

United States Defense Department Intelligence Investigative Office Supervisor to The Office of the Secretary of Defense Timothy S. McNiven aka “Grillfire” http://www.codenamegrillfire.com/images/id.jpg will appear on the Tuesday May 24, 2005 show of “Lie Detector” on PAX TV.

California Clients Fight Forced Mental Health Treatment (tags)

In a move that has angered mental health clients and spurred mounting criticism of voter betrayal, state officials announced Tuesday that counties will likely be allowed to use taxpayer money from recently passed ballot measure Proposition 63 to fund involuntary treatment, including court-ordered outpatient commitment. In response, clients have launched a letter-writing campaign to demand the state reverse its course.

Grand Council of Guardians (tags)

Manhattan Borough Presidents Candidate Forum

Interviewing the Youth Anti-War Movement (tags)

Earlier this month M. Junaid Alam of Left Hook asked four of CAN's elected representatives about the political imperatives and realities the movement faces, including internal debates, the effect of linking up with anti-war veterans, the extent of right-wing harassment, and mobilizations planned in the near future.

Terrorist Stalking in America (tags)

Stalking groups: see also http://la.indymedia.org/en/newswire/2004/05/803105.shtml

ARTISTS SUBPOENAED IN USA PATRIOT ACT CASE (tags)

Feds STILL unable to distinguish art from bioterrorism Grand jury to convene June 15 HELP URGENTLY NEEDED - SEE BELOW Three artists have been served subpoenas to appear before a federal grand jury that will consider bioterrorism charges against a university professor whose art involves the use of simple biology equipment.

G8 2004: Police crackdowns begin in Savannah (tags)

Savannah, March 15--Today, 15 Savannah Metropolitan Police officers swarmed a dozen leafleting labor union leaders in historic Johnson Square.

[gangbox] THE JAVITS CENTER SHUFFLE (tags)

THE JAVITS CENTER SHUFFLE...discrimination, unequal distribution of work and the pitfalls of seeking workplace justice in the court system at New York City's convention center

Beware Global Cooling. (tags)

Global Cooling is far less kind that Global Warming.

Anti Defamation League (ADL) #2 (tags)

It is extremely dangerous what I am embarking upon, simply because so many people who have attempted to reveal this history previously have been killed in the process of doing it. I have no fear, and I will finish what I start, or someone will, because it needs to be done. Update : Bill was killed by the Apache County Sherrifs Department during a raid on his home in November of 2001. He is now buried on a hill in Eagar, Arizona.

KARL ROVE: THE KING OF DIRT (tags)

After many years as a privacy advocate and author of privacy books, I now reluctantly believe that there's one citizen of the United States who is not entitled to any privacy or solitude, but should be subjected to a relentless campaign of intimidation, harassment, and knavery. In other words, patriotic Americans who believe in fair play should -- within the bounds of the law -- make this person's life a living hell.

[gangbox] SCABS OF NEW YORK (tags)

SCABS OF NEW YORK...rat contractors, company unions and the decline of union labor in the Manhattan residential construction sector

POWER OUTAGE TRACED TO DIM BULB IN WHITE HOUSE (tags)

The Tale of The Brits Who Swiped 800 Jobs From New York, Carted Off $90 Million, Then Tonight, Turned Off Our Lights

Nightmare Scenarios: Today & 3 Years From Now (tags)

A look at what might happen if New York State Senate Bill 2996 becomes law and the FCC loosens ownership regulations for media corporations causing the further erosion of diverse, locally owned and operated newspapers and broadcast stations thanks to the consolidation of their ownership.

** ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE ALERT! ** (tags)

Join activists, dressed in yellow "Kodak Toxic Cleanup Crew" Hazmat Suits this Wednesday outside Kodak's Annual Meeting at the Kodak Theatre.

The truth about the CROWN (tags)

You are a slave Neo, born into a world of bondage, a prison for your mind, blinded by a world that has been pulled down over your eyes to blind you from the truth...

Bush Nazi Salvation II (tags)

Save your dummkopfs?

Bush Nazi Salvation (tags)

Dummkopf salvation.

Right-wingers claim African American Muslims are dangerous (tags)

When Roy Innis joined the Libertarian Party in 1998, he told Party officials, "You have the kind of principles this country needs more of." More recently Innis alerted DOJ representatives about the potential for an "alliance" between Middle Eastern terrorists and domestic black Islamists.

Fighting mad New Yorkers work to stop ‘doomsday’ budget (tags)

People are angry in New York City – and they have a right to be angry. Every day massive cuts in local and state spending appear more and more imminent. At the state level, revenues are 10 percent below what is needed.

SARS And Bioterrorism; Green Testifies on Voting Reform (tags)

Green news and opion updated daily

NYC Cuts Workers, While Israel Grows Richer (tags)

Article about How Vast Financial Aid to Israel has Contributed to US Terror Risk

neighborhood bully (tags)

ramsey clark on american militarism

corruption (tags)

noen

CAUGHT AT CORRUPTION (tags)

TWO ARTICLES: ENRON'S GLOBAL RAPE OF CONSUMERS. SHORT PIECE QUOTING REUTERS; A LONG PIECE WITH THE SORDID DETAILS. THE LONG PIECE WAS POSTED TO INDYMEDIA 31 JULY, THE REUTERS PIECE BROKE 5 AUGUST.

Building Bridges on immigration & on the death penalty (tags)

Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report presents a 58 minute radio program featuring Ron Tabek – Pres. Of NY Lawyers Against the Death Penalty and Steve Colatrella author of “Workers of the World : African and Asian Migrants in Italy in the 1990s”

U.S SUPREME COURT RACKETEERING SCANDALS (tags)

At issue is the 2nd Circuit's estimated 1.34 billion dollar pension plan portfolio and its refusal to publish 90% of its cases involving sitting judges with financial conflicts of interest

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