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Thursday, July 10, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Israeli Offensive on Gaza Continues
(1 comments) In the past 24 hours, Israeli forces have escalated their offensive on the Gaza Strip. Israeli warplanes have increasingly targeted houses, civilian-populated areas and civilian facilities. The Israeli tanks have fired dozens of shells at Palestinian communities located near the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel, and Israeli gunboats have fired dozens of shells along the Gaza Strip coast.

Friday, June 27, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Disastrous Iraq Policies From a State Department Hostile to Truth-Telling
(68 comments) Three former State Department officials -- Ann Wright, Matthew Hoh and Peter Van Buren -- are among those who continue to speak out against ongoing U.S. policies in Iraq. All three are on the advisory board of a new organization for whistleblowing and independent journalism, ExposeFacts.org, part of the Institute for Public Accuracy.

Thursday, June 5, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
"Reset the Net" Announcement at #PDF14
(1 comments) On the first anniversary of Snowden's whistleblowing, Internet users and the largest tech companies in the world including Wordpress, Google, Mozilla, Tumblr, Twitter, Dropbox, Sendgrid and CloudFlare turn off weak security and turn on privacy, all over the web. Today as part of Reset the Net, tens of thousands of Internet users and the Internet's largest companies rallied to protect billions.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Peace Activist, Broadcaster Acie Byrd Dies at 77
(1 comments) Peace activist and radio commentator Acie Byrd has died at the age of 77 following a battle with cancer. Byrd was among an estimated quarter of a million U.S. military personnel exposed to radiation from U.S. nuclear tests that took place from 1945 to 1962.

Saturday, April 12, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
2013 Polk Journalism Awards Announced
One of the most prestigious journalism awards honored the reporters who broke the Ed Snowden story. Plus other winners for other topics.

Friday, March 28, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Is MoveOn Breaking Faith with the Progressive Community?
(1 comments) MoveOn.org's "Open Platform" policy on its petition site allows use by individuals & groups with values that are antithetical to MoveOn's stated progressive values, an issue not fully understood or supported by MoveOn member & volunteers.

Thursday, March 20, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Flight Into Egypt
(1 comments) Gaza, with a population of l.7 Palestinians, mostly youth, has been cut off from the rest of Palestine, as part of Israeli policy of dividing the Palestinian people. Its Port, which has been closed for over 40 years, its airport destroyed by Israel and its border crossing both through Eretz, Israel, and Rafah, Egypt, often closed, makes Gaza the largest open air prison in the world.

Thursday, February 20, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Silent But Deadly -- Chernobyl-Fukushima-San Onofre
When the Fukushima nuclear power plant was overwhelmed by the earthquake and tsunami of March 11, 2011, three reactors melted down and Japan's Prime Minister considered ordering the evacuation of Tokyo, which could have displaced tens of millions of people. The horror continues as is depicted in this California meeting of artists, journalists and photographers.

Thursday, February 13, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Local Communities Say Comcast/Time Warner Cable Merger Will Raise Prices, Reduce Competition Media Action Grassroots Net
Yesterday, Comcast announced its intention to purchase Time Warner, combining the first and second largest cable companies in this country. As a company that has proven itself no friend to workers, consumers, or cities; it's clear that approving a merger that increases Comcast's control over the cable market is bad for business and bad for local communities.

Monday, February 10, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Drone victim set to testify before European parliaments disappears after being seized by men in police uniforms
Kareem Khan, who is involved in legal proceedings against the Pakistani Government concerning their failure to investigate the deaths of his son and brother in a drone strike, was seized in the early hours at his home in Rawalpindi by 15-20 men in police uniform and plain clothes, say witnesses. Khan's wife and young children were present at the time, as was a neighbor.

Sunday, January 12, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
International Scholars, Peace Advocates and Artists Condemn Agreement To Build New U.S. Marine Base in Okinawa
Gavan McCormack of the Australian National University described the intrusions of militarism that threaten Okinawans' lives and health, "from military accidents, crimes including sexual violence for which U.S. forces are not held fully accountable, to intolerable military aircraft noise and chemical pollution. Okinawans' struggle to finally end the military occupation deserves the support of people around the world."

Sunday, January 5, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Not Just the Koch Brothers: New Study Reveals Funders Behind the Climate Change Denial Effort
(21 comments) Not Just the Koch Brothers: New Drexel Study Reveals Funders Behind the Climate Change Denial Effort . while the largest and most consistent funders behind the countermovement are a number of well-known conservative foundations, the majority of donations are "dark money," or concealed funding.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Gaza kids were heard worldwide -- mini-Arks a huge success
(2 comments) Like messages in a bottle, the boats were tasked with the awesome responsibility of carrying the children's cry for help to the outside world. Trapped in a small stretch of land that is the Gaza Strip, children there want their freedom, just like all the adults do. They want the brutal siege of their land to end.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Survivor of US Military Rape in Japan Wins US Court Judgment Against Perpetrator
In a landmark case, Milwaukee, Wisconsin County Circuit Court Judge Michael D. Guolee entered a judgment in favor of Catherine Jane Fisher, an Australian citizen, recognizing and enforcing a Japanese civil judgment for rape that Ms. Fisher obtained against Bloke Deans, a former U.S. Navy service member now living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Monday, November 18, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
A Call For a Crowdsourced Worldwide Wave of Action ~ #www
(13 comments) The decentralized movement toward freedom is raging across the world. It cannot be stopped. The tipping point is near. Despite the lack of coverage in the mainstream media, actions are springing up on an increasing basis. A wave of transformation is rising. The zeitgeist is shifting in our direction. t's Time For A Worldwide Wave of Transformation

Wednesday, October 9, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Thom Hartmann's "Last Hours" Film Raises Issue of Global-Warming-Induced Extinction; Watch the video
(2 comments) "We've been talking about rising sea levels and extreme weather events," said author Thom Hartmann. "Now we need to talk about extinctions." video included

Monday, October 7, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
How the Rigged Economics of Meat and Dairy Make You Consume Too Much; How to Eat Better, Live Longer, and Spend Smarter
(1 comments) An Interview with David Robinson Simon author of MEATONOMICS: How the Rigged Economics of Meat and Dairy Make You Consume Too Much; How to Eat Better, Live Longer, and Spend Smarter

Saturday, September 7, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Refer Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria to the ICC: Nobel Peace Laureates
The use of chemical weapons is a war crime that should be addressed by the international legal system created precisely for such events. More bombs, more violence, more war will only undercut the ICC and further weaken international humanitarian law.

Sunday, August 25, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Give Peace A Chance!
(5 comments) Arming rebels and authorizing military action by USA/NATO forces will not solve the problem facing Syria, but indeed could lead to the death of thousands of Syrians, the breaking-up of Syria, and it falling under the control of violent fundamentalist jihadist forces. The entire Middle East will become unstable and violence will spiral out of control.

Friday, July 12, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Civil liberties alert: Protest in Marin County To Send A Message to Nancy Pelosi about NSA and Ed Snowden
(1 comments)      If you’ve seen the news about NSA surveillance, you know that our precious civil liberties are under threat.     "

Monday, July 8, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
PCHR Concerned For Deterioration Of Humanitarian Conditions In The Gaza Strip
The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) is deeply concerned for the deterioration of humanitarian conditions in the Gaza Strip. This situation reveals again the reality of the situation in the Gaza Strip under the policy of collective punishment and the closure of all border crossings by Israeli authorities for more than six years.

Thursday, June 13, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Manning Judge Rules Against RSN, Media Access
Minutes matter when trying to get out a story. Laptops are the pens and pencils of the journalist's trade. Currently, the media operations center is limited to 70 individuals. Even though this center has been sparsely attended since the first day of trial, RSN is still not permitted to enter the center.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Pundits vs. Edward Snowden
(6 comments) Informing public of government spying 'self-indulgent' and 'grandiose'

Thursday, May 16, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Justice Department Attacks the Press
Whatever the government's rationale for this extreme action, it sends an unmistakable signal: When government officials talk to journalists about matters of compelling public interest, the Justice Department will go to extreme lengths to find out who they are and prosecute them, even if it this requires the kind of government surveillance of journalism that is incompatible with a free press.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
"March Against Monsanto" Planned for Over 30 Countries
(7 comments) On May 25, tens of thousands of activists around the world will "March Against Monsanto." Currently, marches are being planned on six continents, in 36 countries, totaling events in over 250 cities, and in the US, events are slated to occur simultaneously at 11 a.m. Pacific in 47 states.

Thursday, April 25, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Insured but unable to afford health care
(2 comments) "Obamacare is making underinsurance the new normal," said Woolhandler. "It will reduce the number of uninsured from 50 million to 30 million, but the new coverage is full of holes. Americans deserve the kind of first-dollar, comprehensive coverage that Canadians already have. But that's only affordable under a single-payer system that cuts out the private insurance middlemen."

Thursday, March 28, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Sanders Bill Would Break Up Big Banks Cites Justice Dept. Worries that Banks are "Too Big to Jail"
(3 comments) Sanders said, "we have a situation now where Wall Street banks are not only too big to fail, they are too big to jail. That is unacceptable and that has got to change because America is based on a system of law and justice. We need to break up these institutions because of the tremendous damage they have done to our economy."

Thursday, February 21, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
In Rich and Poor Nations, Giving Makes People Feel Better than Getting, Research Finds
Feeling good about spending money on someone else rather than for personal benefit may be a universal response among people in both impoverished countries and rich nations, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.

Thursday, February 14, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Entire TEXT of House Resolution 499 marijuana released today
(2 comments) Today, the entire TEXT of H.R. 499 marijuana bill in U.S. Congress was released

Thursday, February 7, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Sanders, Schakowsky Propose Tax Fairness Act-- would end tax breaks for companies that ship jobs and factories overseas
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today introduced a bill to stop profitable corporations from sheltering income in the Cayman Islands and other tax havens. The legislation also would end tax breaks for companies that ship jobs and factories overseas. Sanders' bill and a companion measure to be introduced in the House by Rep. Jan Schakowsky would yield more than $590 billion in revenue over the next decade...

Friday, January 18, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Professor Faces Punishment for Dissing NRA Head
(5 comments) Erik Loomis is a gifted young scholar of labor and environmental history & blogger. Many of us have tangled with him, most recently over whether leftists should vote for Obama. But now we must stand by Loomis's side. This past Friday, in the wake of the grief & outrage millions felt over the Newtown mass shooting, Loomis tweeted: I was heartbroken in the first 20 mass murders. Now I want Wayne LaPierre's head on a stick.

Saturday, January 12, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Former U.S. Intelligence Analysis Chief to Receive Award at the Oxford Union
This year's Sam Adams recipient is Professor Thomas Fingar, who is now teaching at Stanford University. Dr. Fingar served from 2005 to 2008 as Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Analysis and Chairman of the National Intelligence Council.

Wednesday, January 9, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Idle No More-- The Indigenous People's Revolution Begins
(11 comments) Idle No More calls on all people to join in a revolution which honors and fulfills Indigenous sovereignty which protects the land and water. Colonization continues through attacks to Indigenous rights and damage to the land and water. We must repair these violations, live the spirit and intent of the treaty relationship, work towards justice in action, and protect Mother Earth.

Monday, December 24, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
FBI Documents Reveal Secret Nationwide Occupy Monitoring
(8 comments) FBI documents just obtained by PCJF via Freedom of Information Act demands reveal that from its inception, the FBI treated the Occupy movement as a potential criminal and terrorist threat even though the agency acknowledges in documents that organizers explicitly called for peaceful protest and did "not condone the use of violence" at occupy protests. The FBI began surveillance

Saturday, December 22, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Full Text of Wayne Lapierre's NRA Statement... and protesters' Shouts
(2 comments) the transcript of Wayne Lapierre's NRA speech, including transcript of what code pink protesters Tighe Barry and Medea Benjamin said.

Thursday, December 20, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Feinstein Releases Statement on "Zero Dark Thirty"
(1 comments) Senators sent a letter to Sony Pictures Entertainment, the studio distributing the upcoming film "Zero Dark Thirty," as "grossly inaccurate and misleading," particularly graphic scenes of CIA officers torturing detainees that "credits these detainees with providing critical lead information" on the courier who led to the bin Laden compound.

Thursday, November 29, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Wikileaks: European Commission enabling blockade of WikiLeaks by U.S. hard-right Lieberman/King
(2 comments) European Commission documents released today by WikiLeaks show that hard-right U.S. politicians were directly behind the extrajudicial banking blockade against WikiLeaks. In the heavily redacted documents, MasterCard Europe admits that Senator Joseph Lieberman and Congressman Peter T. King both "had conversations" with MasterCard in the United States.

Thursday, November 29, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Panetta, Barak Discuss Iron Dome Success, Israeli Defenses
Barak thanked the United States for the funding to deploy the Iron Dome The U.S. provided $70 million in fiscal year 2012 funds for the system, on top of the $205 million previously allocated, Panetta said, noting DOD will continue to support the system in the future. The secretary pinned the DOD Medal for Distinguished Public Service on Barak.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Advocates Laud President Obama's Signing of Federal Whistleblower Reforms
(5 comments) After a Campaign Waged Over More Than a Decade, the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act Becomes Law

Friday, October 26, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
New Poll: Americans condemn high levels of corporate political spending, overwhelmingly support strong transparency and
(1 comments) Nearly 9 in 10 Americans agree that there is way too much corporate money in politics, and 51 percent strongly agree, according to a new poll released today by the Corporate Reform Coalition. The survey, conducted by Bannon Communications, found overwhelming support for strong, common sense reforms to ensure transparency and accountability for corporate political spending.

Thursday, October 25, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Anti-Drone Protest Shuts Down Hancock Air Base, 17 Arrested, 13 Held in Jail
(1 comments) Forty concerned citizens created a blockade this morning of Hancock Air National Guard Base outside Syracuse, NY. MQ-9 Reaper drones are operated by remote control from the base, and are used to carry out attacks in Afghanistan and possibly other countries. The activists say this use of drones violates International and domestic law, and amounts to war crimes.

Monday, October 8, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
American delegation will fast in Islamabad to atone for U.S. drone strikes
(1 comments) More than a dozen American peace delegates visiting Pakistan to witness the damage wrought by U.S. drone attacks will fast from sunrise to sunset Tuesday, Oct. 9, in front of the Islamabad Press Club, Sector F-6. They will sing songs of peace, display pictures of the more than 160 Pakistani children who have been killed by American drones, and extend a message of peace and solidarity to passersby.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Bold Civil Disobedience Actions Blockade Entrance to Site of TPP Negotiations in VA
(2 comments) Two people were detained this morning after a tense stand off with police while blockading international trade negotiators from entering the Lansdowne Resort, site of the secretive Trans Pacific Partnership negotiations takingplace this week. Other activists greeted the arriving international negotiators with a 75-foot high banner suspended by weather balloons shaped like giant buttocks that read "Free Trade My Ass...

Friday, September 7, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Want Clearer Skin? Reduce Acne by Following These Top Tips from Dermatologists
(2 comments) Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States. Fortunately, acne can often be reduced with simple changes to a person's skin care routine.

Thursday, August 30, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Carter Center Calls for Accountability After Corrie Verdict
(3 comments) Rachel Corrie's parents Cindy and Craig stated "We are deeply saddened and troubled by what we heard today in the court of Judge Oded Gershon. This was a bad day, not only for us, but for human rights, for humanity, the rule of law, and the country of Israel...Rachel was a human being who deserved accountability, and we as her family deserve that too."

Friday, August 10, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Small Business Owners Take "Papa" John to Task on ObamaCare
(2 comments) Last week, John Schnatter, founder and CEO of Papa John's Pizza - a Mitt Romney supporter and fundraiser - announced that Obamacare will raise the cost of his pizza 11 to 14 cents each, or 15 to 20 cents per order. But small business owners disagree. Philly pizzeria owner Brian Dwyer says "As a pizza consumer, I will gladly pay 20 cents more per pie if that meant that people and their families got health insurance."

Tuesday, July 3, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Days Two and Three of Occupy National Gathering
(1 comments) Day 3 of Occupy National Gathering was filled with action, visioning, information and visioning.

Sunday, July 1, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Occupy National Gathering-- First Day, Sunday Schedule and Livestream Embed
The Occupy National Gathering kicked off on June 30th, 2012 with a myriad of workshops, speakers, and a peaceful march against corporate personhood, making stops at Wells Fargo to protest racist predatory lending, Fox News to confront corporate profit at the expense of the peoples' airwaves, and ended with an attempt to set up a space away from Independence Mall in a park behind the Second Bank of the United States,

Wednesday, June 27, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Ecuador Will Cease Participation in School of the Americas
(1 comments) This Wednesday, June 27, Ecuadoran President Rafaeal Correa, after hearing from a delegation of SOA Watch, has taken the decision to cease sending Ecuadoran soldiers to the School of the Americas.

Sunday, June 24, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Vigil for Political Asylum for Wikileaks Julian Assange
(3 comments) Human rights activists will vigil at 6pm, Sunday, June 24, 2012, at the Embassy of Ecuador to urge President Correa of Ecuador, to grant the petition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange for political asylum from the threat of prosecution by the United States under the Espionage Act for his role in publishing leaked U.S. diplomatic cables.

Monday, June 18, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Join the protest Vigil: No to the Demolition of Susya
(3 comments) After their village is demolished, the residents of Palestinian Susya will simply be tossed into the desert, and not for the first time. Since the establishment of the nearby Israeli settlement of Susya, the residents of Palestinian Susya have been evicted from their lands four times.

Friday, June 15, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Top UK Award Goes to Journalist Who Exposed Secrets of Afghanistan War
Gareth Porter, the Washington-based journalist, has won the prestigious Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism for 2012 for his investigation of US "killing strategy" in Afghanistan, including the targeting of people through their mobile phones.

Monday, June 11, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
ADC Announces Additional Award Recipients
OEN contributor retired Colonel Ann Wright will receive the Rachel Corrie Award at this year's ADC Convention in Washington D.C. Wright is known for her outspoken opposition to the Iraq War. She was also one of the passengers on the flotillas which tried to break the blockade of the Gaza Strip in June 2010.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
New Study What Fires Young Progressives' Views On Activism And Race
Through a series of focus groups in key cities with Occupy participants and other activists aged 18-30, the Applied Research Center today released findings on young people's motivations for engaging in activism, concerns about electoral politics, and thoughts on the extent to which race and racism should be an explicit part of current struggles for economic justice.

Monday, May 21, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
House Passes Back-Door Attempt to Force Tar Sands Pipeline Approval
The House of Representatives passed a back-door attempt that would force lawmakers to approve the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline as part of an unrelated transportation bill -- once again holding the legislation for improving our roads, bridges and public transit hostage to partisan ideology.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Peace Activists Demand End to NATO Violence at Chicago Obama Headquarters and Consulates
On Thursday at noon, CODEPINK: Women for Peace, The World Can't Wait, Veterans for Peace and other groups associated with the NATO protests will attempt to present letters expressing our outrage about NATO operations and our demand an end to military operations, particularly drone operations.

Saturday, May 12, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Bush and Associates Found Guilty of Torture
(4 comments) A five-panel tribunal unanimously delivered a guilty verdict against former United States President George W. Bush and his associates at the Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Tribunal hearing that had started on Monday.

Friday, May 11, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Drone warfare protests May 18 to May 20 in the Bronx and Manhattan
All who can are urged to join the protests at Fordham University on Friday and Saturday, May 18 and 19; and Sunday, May 20 at Radio City Music Hall in Manhattan, NY, to publicly oppose the horrors of drone warfare.

Sunday, April 22, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Weekend to Stop Drone War Crimes
The murderous use of Reaper drones violates international law, but continues to expand. The use of militarized drones has increased. Drone technology research funding has also increased, as has Pentagon pressure on the FAA to allow drones to fly in U.S. civilian airspace.

Friday, April 20, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Vermont Legislature Calls for a Constitutional Amendment to End Corporate Personhood and Doctrine of Money as Speech
(1 comments) With yesterday's vote in the state house, Vermont is now the first state to call for an amendment to abolish the doctrine known as "Corporate Personhood" which gives corporations constitutional rights meant to protect people. Hawaii and New Mexico have passed resolutions against the Citizens United v. FEC ruling by the Supreme Court, but the Vermont resolution goes beyond simply overturning that case...

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