Submitted by Coacoa on 13 July 2010 - 7:17am
This is one of my most curious preoccupations in the world. Because I know that all of the members here are so very well read, I ask for comments on this topic. Any information / speculations are most welcome to me as I search this, yet again.
Submitted by folkie on 13 July 2010 - 1:38am
A U.S. District Court has thrown out the indictment of four animal rights activists who were charged with violating the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act, because the government did not clearly explain what, exactly, the protesters did.
Submitted by folkie on 13 July 2010 - 12:01am
BHOPAL: As late as 2008, about 23 years after the Bhopal gas tragedy, the state government was still involved in virtual subterfuge. Taking advantage of a curfew imposed in Indore, which was reeling under communal riots in July-August that year, the government smuggled out 40 tonnes of toxic waste from the Union Carbide factory to an incinerator 230 km away at a site in Pithampur.
Submitted by folkie on 12 July 2010 - 11:41pm
Submitted by folkie on 12 July 2010 - 11:25pm
“They are guilty of the crimes of murder, torture, kidnapping, rape, illegal felling of trees, and trafficking in migrants. We demand the government relocates the criminal delinquent paramilitaries”
Submitted by folkie on 12 July 2010 - 9:49pm
As the South African Apartheid regime began to feel the weight of an international boycott, divestment, and sanctions campaign, South African officials sought advice from their Israeli friends and supporters. In 1985, Aharon Shamir, an Israeli editor and former Irgun member, visited J. J. Becker, the chief director of foreign affairs for the Apartheid regime.
Submitted by folkie on 12 July 2010 - 1:36pm
“When you vote for war, don't be surprised when you get it.” --Cindy Sheehan
“I will send at least two additional combat brigades to Afghanistan.” --Presidential Candidate Barack Obama
Submitted by folkie on 12 July 2010 - 1:28am
They wage preemptive war, occupy and bomb sovereign nations, utilize video-game technology and robotics to murder and then dehumanize hundreds of thousands of innocent men, women and children as collateral damage. We who advocate peace and justice say that such acts of war and occupation are illegal, immoral and a barbaric and paranoid response to contrived evil . . .
Submitted by folkie on 12 July 2010 - 1:16am
Tegucigalpa. 20 June 2010. The murdered ex-minister of the deposed President Manuel Zelaya, Roland Valenzuela announced in the program “San Pedro Sula by Night” that the coup in Honduras was planned by a group of six Honduran businessmen who got together to go to a business fair in Dubai, one of the seven Arab Emirates.
Submitted by Coacoa on 11 July 2010 - 3:43pm
Submitted by rossini on 11 July 2010 - 3:41pm
"The mass executions followed a well-established pattern. The men were first taken to empty schools or warehouses. After being detained there for some hours, they were loaded onto buses or trucks and taken to another site for execution. Usually, the execution fields were in isolated locations.
Submitted by Coacoa on 11 July 2010 - 2:48pm
Because we don't give a fuck as long as we have our TV and Ny-quill... besides the extra block down the road is time wasted.
Submitted by folkie on 11 July 2010 - 2:17pm
This is really fucked up. Assault with a bubble?
Submitted by folkie on 11 July 2010 - 8:28am
Oakland – “I AM,” shouted the speaker at the Oakland protest of the verdict in the trial of ex-BART cop Johannes Mehserle; “OSCAR GRANT!” roared back the crowd at 14th and Broadway.
Submitted by folkie on 11 July 2010 - 4:08am
In a sworn affidavit, Jon Donley, Editor of the online version of New Orleans’ leading newspaper, the Times Picayune, described questionable and possibly illegal behavior by about 20 individuals at the U.S Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District.