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Architect Stephen Francis Jones (tags)
Stephen Francis Jones’ Designs Suggests Thinking Little is the Next Big Thing
International Student Exchange Donates $100,000 to Children Incorporated (tags)
Donation will expand partnership with new program to support families in U.S.
Tomorrow (3.4.): International Live Anarchist Radio Broadcast (2-6pm CET) (tags)
On Sunday, the 3rd of April 2016, the 17 projects of the International Gathering of Anarchist and Anti-authoritarian Radios that is taking place in Berlin, Germany, will do a 4 hour live radio broadcast that can be listen to through an online stream (links below!).
New Canadian government brings opportunity to address housing crisis (tags)
Two key ingredients have been essential for achieving positive results. Firstly, it is necessary to have a partner in government willing to listen and invest in housing. But equally important, activism at a local level is needed to mobilize knowledge and initiative to propose and develop projects...
Bernie Sanders Event Photos, Please (tags)
A plea for some photos, and an explanation about licensing.
Greedy Country Sells Green Cards to Rich People (tags)
The lesser known, and upsetting reality of immigration: the system caters to the rich.
Summer of discontent: Mega-project protests across B.C. (tags)
System change - not climate change! The people united shall never be defeated! The economy should be a part of life, not a steamroller crushing creativity, self-determination and the rights of nature.
Low Oil Prices: Boom or Bust? (tags)
Palestinians uses water as a political weapon (tags)
A thesis titled ‘The politicization of the Oslo water agreement’ written by Lauro Burkart a Swiss graduate of the Institute of International and Development studies in Geneva gives an accurate and impartial picture of the topic of the scarcity of water in the Palestinian Authority.
Philippines: Vocal DAP critic Bayan Muna Neri Colmenares also got P25M from fund (tags)
MANILA, Philippines–One of the most vocal critics of the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) in the House of Representatives was allocated the economic stimulus fund that the Supreme Court recently declared unconstitutional.
Israeli-Palestinian Science Organization (IPSO) Struggles for Peace (tags)
IPSO is a non-political, not-for-profit organization based in the city of Jerusalem. IPSO’s mission is to foster and sustain cooperation between Israelis and Palestinians and to promote dialogue and interaction among scholars and scientists in the two communities. IPSO seeks out and supports high quality research in science and learning, involving cooperation between Israeli and Palestinian scientists and scholars.
Philippines: 5 Makabayan bloc legislators got P481M pork barrel (tags)
Documents from the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) last year showed that five congressmen belonging to the Makabayan bloc in the House of Representatives received a combined P481 million in Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) since President Aquino assumed office in 2010.
Philippines: Shield Yolanda rehab efforts from 'disaster capitalism' (tags)
Amid allegations of overpriced and substandard temporary shelters constructed for survivors of Typhoon Yolanda, Akbayan Partylist urged the government to shield the rehabilitation efforts from possible “disaster capitalism.”
3rd Radical Mycology Convergence Callout! (tags)
The Radical Mycology Convergence is a unique gathering of mycologists, mushroom enthusiasts, and Earth stewards coming together to share skills and information on the numerous benefits of the fungal kingdom for humans and the planet. The RMC is a multiple-day long event consisting of workshops, presentations, and various projects using fungi and other organisms to remediate & restore damaged environments.
Washington Funds Secret Israeli Ballistic Missile Base (tags)
Forming a local JS/general programming class. If you're interested, send an email.
Philippine climate activists expose risks of dirty coal. (tags)
300-strong climate activists and anti-coal advocates stormed the Department of Energy to voice out their opposition to coal mines and coal-fired power plants promoted by the government and to launch the group’s Campaign Against Dirty Energy and for People’s Access to Safe, Renewable and Democratic Energy Alternatives.
March 2013 Indie Cinema Series (tags)
How could they [SNWA] not have known? (tags)
Drought and over extended water rights to developers resulted in the SNWA pushing the panic button and proposing the rural water grab pipeline as a needed measure to prevent an "urban collapse" scenario. The SNWA propaganda may be serving the interests of developers looking to build suburban sprawl along the U.S. 93 corridor parallel to the proposed pipeline route.
The CDM in Africa Cannot Deliver the Money (tags)
At a time the carbon markets face a profound crisis, this report provides critical policy analysis and case documentation about the role of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) in Africa. Instead of providing an appropriate flow of climate finance for projects related to greenhouse gas mitigation, the CDM has benefited large corporations (both South and North) and the governments they influence and often control. South Africa is a case in point, as both a victim and villain in relation to catastrophic climate change.
Information Freedom from 2600 to 2012 (tags)
Need some assistance on outlining the developing movement for communication freedom.
The Laffer Curve— (tags)
The Laffer Curve
Nonprofit housers mourn the demise of redevelopment agencies (tags)
(This is a repost of this article.)Wealthy so-called 501c3 charity nonprofit developers mourn the demise of California's redevelopment agencies, and are already making plans to lobby the state in an effort to recreate the redevelopment agencies that have made them filthy rich, while exploiting the poor!
With PPP, Public Treasuries are Plundered (tags)
According to the neoliberal myth, higher profits lead to increased investments and more jobs. In truth, investments have declined in this decade. Corporations used their profits to speculate on foreign currencies and buy back their own stock. Crises are chances to rethink private and public.
Amazon Indians protest in London as judge blocks Brazil dam (tags)
These projects will force my people from their land and end our way of life.’ Ruth Buendia Mestoquiari, Ashaninka leader.
Amazon Indians protest in London as judge blocks Brazil dam (tags)
These projects will force my people from their land and end our way of life.’ Ruth Buendia Mestoquiari, Ashaninka leader.
Mera Szendro Bok’s New Media Rights Hosts Drumbeat-San Diego Feb. 5 (tags)
Drumbeat San Diego, part of a nationwide mobilization of independent media activists for skills-building, networking and activism, will be held Saturday, February 5, 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Queen Bee’s Arts and Cultural Center, 3925 Ohio Street in North Park. Zenger’s Newsmagazine recently interviewed Mera Szendro Bok, director of New Media Rights, whose organization is one of the key players building the local event. She talked about Drumbeat, about the media rights landscape in general, and how individuals can fight to keep the Internet free and open and prevent it from becoming yet another transmission belt communicating only the anti-progressive, anti-human “free market” message of all other corporate media.
More on Obama's Capitulation and Betrayal (tags)
capitulating to Republicans
Israeli Banks Profiteering from Occupation (tags)
Israel banks operate like Wall Street
This is not a social state any more (tags)
Building community centers (as in Vancouver BC), redistributing income and assets from top to bottom, reducing working hours, expanding the public non-profit sector and accepting housing, education and health care as rights not privileges would be important steps to a bright future.
The Sierra Madre Anarchist Picnic (From an Organizer's Perspective) (tags)
From the LA Anarchist Weekly Blog:
If the cap fits - wear it. (tags)
Present day war criminals hold meeting with successors of past war criminals - in Berlin.
Mega Projects in LA- Gentrification Amidst Crisis and Poverty (tags)
While the US economy is in the doldrums, gentrification marches on in LA with five huge developments projects to open in early 2010. The five mega projects n downtown LA are the following: 1) The $ 900 million 54-story Convention Center Hotel at LA to open Feb 15. It has tower of 878 room at JW Marriot and 123 at Ritz –Carlton condos. It is located at LA Live campus where the Staples Center I located. 2) the $ 168 million University Gateway of USC 3) Beautiful Music Concerto in South park 3) the $125 M Medallion at Main and 4th Street and 5) the $ 145 M California Science Park I Exposition Park.
CPDF BLAMED DISASTERS DUE EXTRACTIVE MINING AND LOGGING (tags)
- Pesante News learned through news sources today that the CPDF blamed the recent disastrous flooding and numerous landslides in Northern Luzon that inflicted heavy losses in lives and property highlight the often overlooked cost of developmental aggression. In more ways than one do the common people pay for huge projects that generate super-profits for foreign big business interests and their local lackeys.
AVSI Online Auction - Bid Now thru June 20! (tags)
Incredible items available for bidding! Artists, businesses, and individuals donated nationwide to support this critical fundraiser for the African Village Survival Initiative! Participate - Bid Generously - Make a donation!
GRant Writing Workshop for Activists and Artists Apr 22 (tags)
This is a low-cost community-friendly grant writing workshop. Come and learn some skills to help fund your activist and art projects.
WHY KERALA, GRAMPA? (tags)
WHY KERALA,GRAMPA? is a recently completed 87 minute documentary about one of the most progressive communities on the planet.
Investigation into Oakland non profit housing organization underway (tags)
Activists are pleased that an investigation into Oakland Community Housing, Inc. (OCHI) is underway, but are deeply disappointed that their demands to have more oversight instituted over the way non profit housing organizations are spending millions in tax payer dollars on their housing projects, has been rejected by Oakland City officials!
Take action! New UC Berkeley animal research facility! (tags)
Call to action against the companies assisting in construction of UC Berkeley's new Biomedical Facility, which would lead to a seventy percent expansion of UCB's existing Northwest Animal Facility. 40,000 non-human animals are currently being exploited and tortured to death at the university.
VP Candidate: Congress receives failing grade on flood disasters (tags)
Socialist Party USA and Peace and Freedom Party deeply regret the unfortunate events that have created a great lost for so many in the Midwest. Both socialist parties are demanding that Congress end the funding for the illegal Iraq War and invest in socially useful jobs that will create employment opportunities and good paying jobs for millions of working people rebuilding the U.S. infrastructure and providing immediate relief for all flood victims.
Second Global Rainbow Gathering of the Tribes (tags)
This is the Invitation to your Global Rainbow Gathering of the Tribes. Please feel free to forward and/or post and/or publish to all appropriate people and places.
Philippines: Greed, Corruption and Illegitimate Debt (tags)
Greed is defined as an excessive or uncontrolled desire for or pursuit of money, wealth, food, or other possessions especially when this denies the same goods to others. It is reprehensible acquisitiveness, an insatiable longing for power, and supremacy in order to advance individual interests at the cost of other's well being.
Local: Habitat for Humanity Partners With OHA To Displace Oakland's Poor (tags)
Locals Struggle To Save 75 Families From Being Evicted From Their Public Housing Complex!
Blackwater cancels planned expansion (tags)
RALEIGH, N.C. — In more fallout from the Sept. 16 shooting in Baghdad that left 11 Iraqis dead, Blackwater USA apparently has stopped its expansion projects.
Vatican seeks to become carbon neutral (tags)
TISZAKESZI, Hungary: This summer the cardinals at the Vatican accepted an unusual donation from a Hungarian start-up called Klimafa: The company said it would plant trees to restore an ancient forest on a denuded island by the Tizsa River to offset the Vatican's carbon emissions.
Workers' Rights Violated by One of L.A.'s Largest Real Estate Developers (tags)
Lawsuit Filed Against Thomas Gilmore and Associates
Senator Feinstein's Iraq Conflict (tags)
As a member of the Military Construction Appropriations subcommittee, Sen. Feinstein voted for appropriations worth billions to her husband's firms
Gentrification or Development? (tags)
New infrastructure projects from both the public and the private sectors is prepping up Historic Filipinotown district. City Council President and Council 13 District Member Eric Garcetti made the announcements during the get-together breakfast meeting ?held at Remy’s on Temple Art Gallery last May 25. But still EPCC want to see more affordable and low-cost housing in central Los Angeles that will help the newly arrived immigrants and the low-paid workers living in Echo Park area.”?
WE SAY NO: TWO MINUTES TO KNOCK DOWN THE 700 MILE BORDER (tags)
An open mike video forum which will record each and every person who wishes to express their views --- in two minutes --- on the proposed United States/ Mexico border fence.
Congress on Solidarity Economy (tags)
Solidarity economy is part of a strategy against neoliberal exactions. Economic self-help must not be used as a social fig leaf for the continued neoliberal reorganization of society.
Release of Free Video Workshop (Inspired by Argentina's Piqueteros) (tags)
Interested in new ways to connect inspiring international social movements with the work going on in your community? Check out this new video featuring behind the scenes interviews and footage with Argentina's piquetero movements. The video is divided into short sections designed for use in workshops to spark conversation about the tactics, goals and strategies of your projects. And, it’s free.
Lt. Governor Candidate: No Tunnel, No Quarry (tags)
Stewart Alexander, Candidate for California Lieutenant Governor, is opposing two projects being planned for west Riverside County; a ten mile tunnel that will move traffic beneath the Cleveland National Forest and the Santa Ana Mountains, and a quarry that is being planned near the boarder of Riverside and San Diego County. Alexander says these two projects are the results of irresponsible planning that will cause long term damage to our environment and will have a negative impact on the lives of millions of Californians.
MEGA PROJECTS NI GLORIA, MEGA DEMOLISYON SA MGA MARALITA (tags)
"MEGA DEMOLISYON at MEGA DISLOKASYON para sa mga maralita at mamamayang Pilipino ang hatid ng mga pangakong MEGA PROJECTS ni Gng. Arroyo na naging pokus ng pangako para sa "kaunlaran" noong inilahad nito ang bersyon ng State of the Nation Address." Ito ang sinabi ni Carmen "Nanay Mameng" Deunida, pambansang tagapangulo ng Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (KADAMAY).
Counter the G8 + 5 Climate Summit! October 3-4 in Mexico City: CLIMATE JUSTICE NOW! (tags)
On Tuesday, October 3 in Mexico City, the Energy and Environment Ministers from the "Group of Eight" (G8) industrialized countries are scheduled to begin negotiating a climate change deal to succeed the Kyoto Protocol, which expires in 2012. They will be joined by Energy and Environment Ministers from the five "emerging" countries of Brazil, India, China, South Africa and Mexico. All together, these "G8 + 5" countries represent 58% of the world's human population, 61% of oil consumption, 80% of coal consumption, and 73% of C02 emissions.
CALL FOR GLOBAL ACTIONS AGAINST IMF/WORLD BANK, SEPTEMBER 14-20 (tags)
Mobilization for Global Justice (MGJ) has endorsed the following call, written and distributed by Jubilee South, a coalition of social movements throughout the Global South who are resisting illegitimate debts and IMF/World Bank policies. The statement calls on people worldwide to take action in their own communities against the IMF/World Bank the week of September 14-20, while the institutions meet in Singapore.
Grey Lodge: "Think for yourself and question authority." - Timothy Leary (tags)
Interview with Grey Lodge's Joseph Matheny
Help Us with a Book about Indymedia (tags)
This book would not attempt to be the definitive statement on Indymedia. Rather, it would be an overview of some of the triumphs and struggles of the network over the past five-and-a-half years. Its entries would range from dramatic, stream-of-thought, first-person pieces to more analytic chapters on the meaning of Indymedia. The book, while thoughtful, would avoid being overly academic and would be graphic/picture heavy. For full proposal, see: http://www.indybook.org
Macho Men and State Capitalism - Is Another World Possible? (tags)
* Latin America is boiling with revolutionary potential these days that could redefine economics, politics and social relations. But sometimos things aren't always as they seem. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is widely seen to be at the center of Latin America's transformation by building a regional trade bloc through the creation of ALBA and Venezuela's membership in Mercosur to oppose U.S. dominance and its constant push for free trade agreements with Latin American governments.
Screening on Infoshop Culture (tags)
Out of Boulder Colorado, this is a pretty detailed and thoughtfull documentary looking into different infoshops around the country. Screening at Betalevel on Monday Feb. 27th at 7:30
A Second Lender Stands Up (tags)
Another Lending Institution Stands Up to Developers Seeking To Use Eminent Domain to Sieze Peoples' Homes
Slave-Driving for the US War (tags)
In a luxurious room reserved for Americans and whites, the "liberators" sit at the sumptuous table and distribute Iraq's wealth among themselves.
Paris is Burning (tags)
Chirac Appeals for Calm as Paris Suburbs Endure Sixth Night of Violence
Beginning the Discussion on Goals and Strategy - SCAF (LA) (tags)
Beginning the discussion on Goals and Strategy [and structure] -- Southern California Anarchist Federation (Los Angeles Chapter)
BTL:Chimpanzee Researcher Jane Goodall Supports Projects Benefiting People &... (tags)
...Wildlife Living in Endangered African Forest Areas ~ Excerpt of speech by Jane Goodall, delivered at Yale University May 10 produced by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus
The October Surprise (tags)
When the Organizing Committee of the October Surprise went fishing in the Arroyo this summer, we weren't sure what we'd find - so we asked for everything.
IndyMedia at the DNC '04 (tags)
Boston Independent Media Center - Democratic National Convention Projects
Are you coming to Boston for the Democratic National Convention this July? Are you planning to work with the Independent Media Center?
Activist and Art Convergence in Northeast LA (tags)
October Surprise This is our city, lets live in it!
Art and Activism (tags)
vrsn.NET_WORKS An online exhibition of digital arts and activism http://versionfest.com/default/archives/000193.html
President of the Women's Development Bank Visits Los Angeles (tags)
Over 500 people eager for news of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela came to hear Nora Castañeda, President of the Women’s Development Bank, speak on “Venezuela: Creating a Caring Economy” at Immanuel Presbyterian Church.
Comments Needed: Help Protect Oregon Old Growth (tags)
The Forest Service is trying to move forward with several contentious old growth sales in Oregon that have been the site of mass protests and civil disobedience. Tomorrow (Wed March 18th) is the last day to submit public comments.
Spring Equinox 2004 Global Rainbow Gathering of the Tribes - Mexico (tags)
You are invited to the gathering!
FEATURE MAP OF IRAQI OILFIELDS (tags)
CHENEY ENERGY TASK FORCE DOCUMENTS FEATURE MAP OF IRAQI OILFIELDS
Event tonight and tomarrow only:Chicagos Counter Productive Industries presents ShowNtell (tags)
In LA tonight and Tomarrow: COLLECTIVE PRANKS, PROTEST GRAPHICS, AND SPACE RECLAMATION
Coming to LA: COLLECTIVE PRANKS, PROTEST GRAPHICS, AND SPACE RECLAMATION (tags)
Counterproductiveindustries.com presents COLLECTIVE PRANKS, PROTEST GRAPHICS, AND SPACE RECLAMATION, a west coast tour of Retooling Dissent, the video documenting creative resistance projects from protests against the World Economic Forum.
Counter Productive Industries Coming to LA august 20-21 (tags)
Counter Productive Industries presents COLLECTIVE PRANKS, PROTEST GRAPHICS, AND SPACE RECLAMATION
Extremist Judicial Nominee Passes on Largely Partisan Vote (tags)
Victor Wolski’s ideology makes him uniquely unqualified for the Court of Federal Claims where he would decide whether taxpayers must pay corporations to comply with health, safety, environmental, and other safeguards.
The ABCs of CBAs (tags)
A proposed new policy to put knowledge in the hands of communities and improve Los Angeles’ economic development process.
Bechtel wins oil contracts (tags)
Last month, multi-billionaire Riley Bechtel was sworn in as a member of President Bush's Export Council to advise the government on how to create markets for American companies overseas. It was hardly a surprise to the 104th wealthiest man in world, whose family had amassed its fortune in mega-construction projects around the globe was tapped to advise the Bush administration on trade.
GOOD NEWS FOR SENATOR FEINSTEIN (tags)
The firm her husband owns a substantial interest in just won a lucrative U.S. Army contract last week to help President George W. Bush wage his imperialist wars in the Middle East!
Feinstein Gets Richer (tags)
Perini Corporation Selected by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for $100 million in Construction Projects in U.S. Central Command's Area of Operations. Feinstein's husband Blum and his partner own 75% of Perini Corp.
WAR MONGER BILL GATES SCAM (tags)
''Mr Gates interest in HIV/AIDS projects in India is not meant for charity, as it appears. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation contributing funds to fight AIDS is to protect his billions of dollars of investments in pharmaceutical companies interested in conducting field trials in India,'' Mr Mulloli said.
The Pesky Resistance Initiates its Special Operations (tags)
A Cyber Cell of the Resistance has started Special Operations aimed at waging psychological and economic warfare against the Fascist Occupational Regime. Please visit our website and check out our new projects. These projects are online projects seeking the active participation of all rebels.
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.
Feinstein-Wyden Bill To Sell-Out National Forests (tags)
The final Feinstein-Wyden bill authorizing a massive timber giveaway under the guise of "fuel reduction" in our national forests is in. While lying to her constituents that the proposed bill would only target non-native species for fuel reduction, her final draft allows for millions of acres of timber to be logged. Furthermore, it exempts such projects from environmental review and other requirements specified in the National Environmental Policy Act. By terrorizing the public with overblown fears of wildfire, our county's last public forests are again at risk.
Animal Cruelty: Al-Qaeda's Got Nothin' on the US Military (tags)
The world is rightfully shocked at the alleged puppy experiments of Al-Qaeda. Unreported by the U.S. corporate media are the decades of animal cruelty inflicted by the U.S. Department of Defense. This brief expose reveals a history of U.S. animal abuse that makes Al-Qaeda look like good samaritans.
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.
Co-fournder of Self-Help Graphics Dies (tags)
Only three years after the death of Self-Help Graphics' founder, Sister Karen Boccalero, Mazatlan artist Carlos Bueno died Saturday of heart failure at the age of 60. Born in Cuernavaca, Mexico, Carlos Bueno moved to Los Angeles in the late 1960's with a vision for Mexican-American culture. In the 1 970's, Carlos organized Self-Help Graphics' Barrio Mobile Arts Studio, bringing a van loaded with art supplies to parks, community centers and the housing projects of East L.A.
UFO Disclosure News Conference & Summit May 9-12 (tags)
The Disclosure Project is a nonprofit research project working to fully disclose the facts about UFOs, extraterrestrial intelligence, and classified advanced energy and propulsion systems. The disclosure of the truth will have far-reaching implications for our society -- new technologies to end pollution and global warming, long-term solution to the energy crisis, and the beginning of an era of peaceful relations with other civilizations in space.