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text House Rejects Puerto Rico Healthcare Amendment by Greg Williams
The House Rules Committee rejected an amendment that would‎ allocate Medicaid funding to Puerto Rico at an equal level to US states.‎...
Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2017 6:59AM
text Puerto Rico Religious Leaders Urge Congress to Pass Healthcare Laws as Debt Crisis Looms by Greg Williams
Puerto Rico's Archbishop Roberto González and Bible Society head Reverend Heriberto Martínez are asking Congress to pass child tax benefit and healthcare recommendations made by a bipartisan Congressional task force....
Posted: Thu Mar 23, 2017 1:55PM
text For a Positive Narrative of the Left by Michael Brie
Whether the dislocations and cyclical crises since 2008 will lead to its final farewell is a question that drives parts of the middle-class and not only the left. There is wide agreement that the capitalism as we know it will not exist anymore within a few years...Two irreversible consequences of the growth-driven and goods-producing production method are manifest: the resources of the planet are plundered and capital exploitation hits its limits....
Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:53AM
text For an Unconditional Basic Income by Thomas Straubhaar
The basic income corrects the distribution effects of the labor market. It takes something from the higher paid to give to those who earn little or nothing. A leftist fights for a just social system. Robots and artificial intelligence replace human labor. Fears of changes should be confronted with a basic security....
Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:05AM
audio This Week in Palestine, March 17, 2017 (audio/mpeg 7.6mb) by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for March 11, to the 17, 2017....
Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 11:46PM
text Campaña Destaca Necesidad de que México Tome Medidas de Emergencia by Center for Biological Diversity
Lanzan Llamado a Consumidores y Empresas de Mariscos de Estados Unidos a Boicotear el Camarón Mexicano para Salvar a la Vaquita Marina...
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:59PM
text U.S. Consumers, Seafood Companies Urged to Boycott Mexican Shrimp to Save Vaquita Porpoise by Center for Biological Diversity
Campaign Highlights Need for Mexico to Take Emergency Action...
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:50PM
text Puerto Rico Religious Leaders Ask Congress to Pass Debt Crisis Actions by Greg Williams
"‎As religious leaders in Puerto Rico, we urge you to act on behalf of the 3.4 million American citizens living on the island," wrote two prominent ministers to Congress about ‎policies to help the debt-troubled island....
Posted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 12:35PM
image Turkey AKP Erdogan's Ally & Ex-Family Minister Sema Ramazanoğlu Cancels Speech in Bay Area turkey_sema_ramazano__lu_.jpeg by Labor Video Project
The AKP Erdogan government sent former Family & Social Policies minister Sema Ramazanoğlu to the bay area to rally supporters in the upcoming election to give more dictatorial power to his government. After protests at a hotel and attempted move to a local area masque she was forced to cancel the speaking event. She was charged with covering up rapes at a government funded religious school and defended the people in charge of the school. Other AKP politicians have been banned from many Europe...
Posted: Mon Mar 13, 2017 9:29AM
audio This Week in Palestine, March 10, 2017 (audio/mpeg 8.0mb) by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for March 04, to the 10, 2017....
Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 9:22PM
image Defend The Spanish Wharfies-Solidarity Rally At Spanish Consulate in SF 480_spanish_consulate_protest1_3-10-17_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
A solidarity rally was held in San Francisco in solidarity with the Spanish dockers who face a union busting deregulation attack by the EC, EU and Spanish government. It was part of an international day of action....
Posted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 9:04PM
image Puerto Rico Oversight Board Warns Island Can't Pay Vital Services 480_se-acabaron-las-promesas_1.jpg by Greg Williams
The Financial Oversight and Management Board of Puerto Rico warns "the Commonwealth soon will be unable to pay essential services, including pensions, education, healthcare and public safety,"‎ as soon as June....
Posted: Wed Mar 8, 2017 12:43PM
image US-Mexico Workers Solidarity March & Action On 3/5/17 For Driscoll's Agricultural Work 480_border_protest_at_gate3-5-17_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Mexican and US trade unionists, youth and human rights advocates rallied on both sides of the border in San Ysidro and Tijuana in opposition to union busting, NAFTA and the racist wall and ICE attacks on Latinos and immigrant workers....
Posted: Mon Mar 6, 2017 8:33PM
audio This Week in Palestine, March 3, 2017 (audio/mpeg 9.2mb) by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for February 25, to March 03, 2017....
Posted: Sat Mar 4, 2017 9:06PM
text Puerto Rico Requests Continued Debt Lawsuit Protection by Greg
Puerto Rico's Governor is asking Congress to extend protections against debt lawsuits as the island charts a path for economic recovery....
Posted: Fri Mar 3, 2017 8:22AM
text Puerto Rico Governor Releases New Fiscal Plan by Greg Williams
Puerto Rico's Governor Ricardo Rosselló released a new fiscal plan that seeks to balance the island's budget by 2019....
Posted: Wed Mar 1, 2017 10:07AM
text [Paris suburbs / France] Solidariy with Théo! Cops, outside of our lives! by some anarchists of Seine-Saint-Denis
Text written by some anarchists from Seine-Saint-Denis (the poorest suburb of Paris) on 8 February 2017, about the movement of solidarity with Théo, and about the police too... Translation from French to English. Original version....
Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 11:29AM
image After writers' appeal, US literary festival will proceed without Israeli government funds 480_pen_at_writers_resist_event_1.jpg by Adalah-NY
Human rights advocates welcome the decision by PEN America to hold PEN’s annual World Voices literary festival without funding from the Israeli government. The decision followed a campaign and a call supported by leading literary figures asking the organization to reject Israeli government sponsorship. PEN America accepted Israeli government support for the World Voices Festival four of the previous five years, and despite writers’ opposition in 2016. PEN America did not, however, offer a rea...
Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 10:11AM
text Nuclear Shutdown News February 2017 by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline and fall of the nuclear power industry in the US and abroad, and highlights the efforts of those who are working for a nuclear free world. Here is out February 2017 report:...
Posted: Sun Feb 26, 2017 9:14PM
image Philippines: Unity Statement by February 25 Coalition 480_25-feb-1986-2017-philippines-edsa-protest_1.jpg by February 25 Coalition
WE FOUGHT TO BE FREE. WE SAY NEVER AGAIN TO DICTATORSHIP!...
Posted: Sat Feb 25, 2017 7:14PM