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.
Submitted by folkie on 11 July 2010 - 12:07am
Submitted by folkie on 10 July 2010 - 11:18pm
In the postwar history of the Federal Republic, German Chancellors tend to disappear once they pursue political goals that deviate from the Washington global agenda too much. In the case of Gerhard Schroeder, it involved two unforgiveable “sins.” The first was his open opposition to the 2003 US invasion of Iraq.
Submitted by rossini on 10 July 2010 - 10:49pm
SLAVOJ ŽIžEK, the philosopher The New Republic calls "the most dangerous philosopher in the West", came to the University of Vermont to speak about "Ideology in Hollywood Today". It was so well attended that people were sitting in the aisles and standing in lines out the back doors.
Submitted by rossini on 10 July 2010 - 10:34pm
Submitted by Coacoa on 10 July 2010 - 7:21pm
The New Buffalo hunters... kill out their food supply and kill out the southern savages. The horrid ineducable southern mix bloods will be gone.
Submitted by folkie on 10 July 2010 - 2:33pm
On 17 January 1961 Patrice Lumumba, the charismatic first and only elected prime minister of Congo, was brutally murdered. The circumstances of his death remain a mystery, the identity of his killers unknown.
Submitted by folkie on 10 July 2010 - 2:17pm
Just in case anyone besides me missed this show, it is a must see. Thanks to my homey, Ed Gilmore, for passing it along.
Submitted by rossini on 10 July 2010 - 9:49am
June 15: President Woodrow Wilson signs the Espionage Act, which sets penalties of up to thirty years' imprisonment and fines of up to $10,000 for persons aiding the U.S.'s enemies, interfering with the draft, or encouraging disloyalty in the armed forces.
Submitted by folkie on 10 July 2010 - 9:40am
Speculators set up a casino where the chips were the stomachs of millions. What does it say about our system that we can so casually inflict so much pain?
Submitted by folkie on 10 July 2010 - 9:25am
Israel has initiated strong legislative measures to combat the growing momentum in support of the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israeli policies.
Submitted by folkie on 10 July 2010 - 9:16am
Imagine how great the "progressive" furor would be if the Bush Administration had suddenly denied a visa to an award-winning Colombian journalist because of his reportage on human rights abuses by his American-backed government.
Submitted by folkie on 10 July 2010 - 8:59am
Submitted by folkie on 10 July 2010 - 7:18am
A friend just sent me the link to an article about a new peace film that was shown in Marin County, California.
War—What Is It Good For? Absolutely Nothing, According to Latest Work by San Anselmo Filmmaker