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image Anne Hillerman: Song Of The Lion- A Legacy Series 480_18301462_1341035065979086_147776440374229591_n_1.jpg by Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney
A review with mystery writer/author Anne Hillerman's new novel- SONG OF THE LION...
Posted: Wed May 3, 2017 7:01PM
image Albert Woodfox: "Freedom Is A State Of Mind" 480_albertrooftop_1.jpg by International Coalition to Free the Angola 3
The A3 Coalition has just published the latest issue of their newsletter, detailing Albert Woodfox adn Robert King's latest travels, plus a new Kickstarter campaign for the US release of a new UK documentary film about the Angola 3 entitled "Cruel and Unusual." The newsletter is reprinted here in full....
Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 1:33PM
text Imprint of Hope Are Making Iraq Great and Beautiful by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
In addition to decorating the city’s walls, Imprint of Hope also paints orphanages, nurseries and public buildings, including a children’s cancer hospital....
Posted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 2:45AM
audio Interview with Dj Jaffe - Focusing on Reforms for Untreated Serious Mentally Ill People (audio/mpeg 26.5mb) by WTUL News and Views
Dj Jaffe - Author of Insane Consequences: How the Mental Health Industry Fails the Mentally Ill - is a mental health advocate unafraid to speak the truth about the realities of untreated serious mental illness. He has been called radical by some and a gadfly by others but there is no doubt that his words resonate with many families unable to help their sick loved ones because the mental health system is completely dysfunctional....
Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 7:24PM
audio Mardi Gras in New Orleans - The Black Indian Tradition and struggles with oppression. (audio/mpeg 19.3mb) by WTUL News and Views
Belden "Noonie Man" Batiste joins WTUL News and Views' DJ I'm Under The Bus on Mardi Gras Eve to discuss issues of cultural and economic oppression of the Mardi Gras Indian culture. Mardi Gras Day is symbolically the most important day for New Orleans Black Indians....
Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 3:07PM
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
image Multicultural festival confronts ambassadors of Israel’s colonial system in Brooklyn 480_batsheva_sign_1.jpg by Adalah-NY
On Saturday evening, February 4, about 100 New Yorkers braved an icy wind to protest the appearance of Israel’s Batsheva Dance Company, and to do some dancing themselves, as part of a North American campaign for a boycott of the group’s tour. Batsheva is being boycotted by advocates for Palestinian rights due to its role as what Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls one of Israel's greatest cultural ambassadors. Batsheva’s North American tour is supported by the Ministry. The dance compa...
Posted: Tue Feb 7, 2017 1:43PM
image Brooklyn Protest to Call for Boycott of Israeli Dance Company Batsheva 480_batshevaisraeliemcantweet_1.jpg by Adalah-NY
New Yorkers will protest Batsheva Dance Company’s February 4 evening performance at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) due to their role as a cultural ambassador for the Israeli government. The protest will call for a boycott of Israeli cultural institutions like Batsheva that are complicit in Israel’s human rights violations....
Posted: Wed Feb 1, 2017 10:31AM
audio Betshy X0 - Flying & Diving (audio/ogg 3.8mb) by 0112358132134
Anarchy Hip Hop....
Posted: Mon Jan 2, 2017 7:19PM
image Endangered Species Mural at Standing Rock Supports Tribal Push to Protect Water, Sacred Land From Pipeline 480_dakotaskippermural_rogerpeet_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
Dakota Skipper Mural Is Tenth Installment in National Endangered Species Mural Project...
Posted: Mon Dec 5, 2016 5:38PM
audio Dream Caravan 2016 (audio/mpeg 24.6mb) by WTUL News and Views
WTUL News and Views speaks with Organizers of the annual Dream Caravan, a community healing event hosted in New Orleans that focuses on the powerful healing potential of dreams....
Posted: Wed Nov 30, 2016 11:26AM
audio 2nd Annual New Orleans Palestinian Film Festival (NOPFF) (audio/x-wav 467.8mb) by WTUL News and Views
This weekend the New Orleans Palestine Solidarity Committee (NOPSC) will be hosting the city's 2nd annual Palestinian Film Festival. In addition to the films, there will be an educational panel on Saturday evening, after the film "Jews Step Forward" which is about people in the Jewish community who are taking a stand against Israeli apartheid and the illegal occupation of Palestine....
Posted: Mon Nov 28, 2016 6:41AM
text Anticapitalist and antifascist struggle in France in the wake of the state of emergency by Comunard
New video about the anticapitalist and antifascist struggle in France in the wake of the state of emergency in place after the latest terror attacks in 2015 and the Nuit Debout struggles...
Posted: Sat Nov 19, 2016 6:30AM
image For a World without Nuclear Risks 480_1_slide_libbe_halevy_esai_morales_harvey_wasserman_panel_2_1.jpg by Marcia Gomes
In April 2016 the International Uranium Film Festival was held for the first time in Hollywood and it was a great event. Now the Uranium Film Festival plans to return to California and  Hollywood in Spring 2017.  We will bring a selection of  new breath taking movies and must see documentaries  about the nuclear power question - from nuclear bombs to nuclear waste - to Hollywood. In addition we are planning  a nuclear panel discussion with nuclear experts and socially & environmentally respo...
Posted: Thu Nov 10, 2016 5:15AM
text SAG-AFTRA video game performers on strike by WSWS
In the early morning of Friday, the Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) announced a strike against a dozen video game entertainment corporations, including Electronic Arts Productions, Inc., Disney Character Voices, Inc. and Warner Brothers Games, Inc. The strike was voted by 96.55 percent of the union’s membership back in October 2015 and applies to production commenced on or after February 17, 2015....
Posted: Sat Oct 22, 2016 11:16PM
image Africa Day 2016 connects "Roots" in the State of California to the African Union 480_ntando_1.jpg by khubaka, michael harris
Africa Day 2016 we honor the contributions of "California African Roots" and US Colored Troops who died during the US Civil War is the day 'Roots' will allow new audiences to experience this epic family saga with a new vision that is both incredibly inspiring and tremendously entertaining. The broader conversation in the State of California, documenting the "Roots" of people of African ancestry builds upon the legacy of Honorable Mervyn M. Dymally, his legislative act remains a open secret.....
Posted: Wed May 25, 2016 3:21PM
image Protest at PEN Festival, PEN International Expresses Concern over Israeli Government Funds 480_pen-4252016-16_1.jpg by Adalah-NY
The opening of PEN American Center’s annual World Voices Festival in New York City was met with a protest Monday evening focusing on the call for PEN American Center to reject Israeli government funding for the festival due to Israel’s violations of Palestinian human rights and freedom of expression. Also on Monday, PEN International expressed “concern” over the festival’s Israeli government funding, saying it would develop guidelines “regarding funding from countries with a poor record on fr...
Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2016 8:28AM
image Rights advocates meet PEN Director to discuss call to drop Israeli government funding 480_pen_alice_walker_1_1_1_1_1.jpg by Adalah-NY
A delegation from Adalah-NY, O/R Books and Verso Books held an impromptu meeting with PEN American Center Executive Director Suzanne Nossel on Tuesday regarding the call for PEN to reject Israeli government sponsorship of the World Voices Festival due to the Israeli government’s human rights abuses and suppression of Palestinians’ freedom of expression....
Posted: Fri Apr 22, 2016 10:35AM
image Underdog Victories in History 120_underdog_victories_color_version_002.jpg by Lucine Kasbarian
Editorial Cartoon...
Posted: Wed Apr 13, 2016 9:56PM
text 22 Writers Explain Why PEN American Center Should Reject Israeli Government Sponsorship by Adalah-NY
Twenty-two literary figures who signed a letter calling on the PEN American Center to reject Israeli government sponsorship of its World Voices Festival due to Israel’s human rights abuses have elaborated on their decision in quotes below. The Festival is being held in New York City from April 25-May 1....
Posted: Tue Apr 12, 2016 9:10AM