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image Section 8 Vouchers Help The Poor — But Only If Housing Is Available 480_c-artis-harris-and-her-children-dallas_1.jpg by Laura Sullivan & Meg Anderson / NPR
More than 2 million families now use vouchers to keep from becoming homeless. It's the government's largest program to help low-income families pay their rent....
Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 10:54AM
text Puerto Rico Religious Leaders Write Judge as Bankruptcy Process Begins by Abby Wilhelm
Puerto Rico religious leaders sent a letter to Judge Laura Taylor Swain as she presides over the first bankruptcy proceeding in San Juan to restructure more than $70 billion in debt.‎...
Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 6:47AM
text Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Process Begins by Abby Wilhelm
Puerto Rico bankruptcy proceedings to restructure an over $70 billion debt begin on Wednesday in San Juan....
Posted: Tue May 16, 2017 3:26PM
audio Nicole Humphrey, 'Not Racist or Bigot,' on Class and Section 8 Housing (audio/mpeg 764.0kb) by FRONTLINE in Dallas, TX
"It's just not people who are of the same class as us. Which sounds bad, but I don't mean that in a bad way." - Nicole Humphrey...
Posted: Wed May 10, 2017 5:14PM
image Global Antifa: No Pasaran to Nazi Scum! 480_gellermonster.jpg by GLOBAL AFA
The ranqid zombie of hate, professional bigot Pamela Geller, has cried her poor little undead eyes out at her dear neo-fascist comrade Marine Le Pen losing bigly at the French elections, without shedding a tear for the victims of the genocidal racism resulting from the forefathers of the FN. Taking to the spirits like a woman possessed, the trump-supporting ogre suffered a formidable stake through the heart when the results were announced and the fascist dinosaur was well and truly beaten at...
Posted: Mon May 8, 2017 3:20PM
audio Free Yeimi Galindo Madrid: Marching on May Day for Sanctuary for All (audio/mpeg 15.6mb) by WTUL New Orleans 9.15 News & Views
On Monday, May 1st, organizers for New Orleans' Center for Racial Justice's Congress of Day Laborers/Congreso del Jornaleros, STAND With Dignity, and other faith, labor, and community allies marched to call for freedom, jobs, justice, and sanctuary for all. The March stopped in front of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) building to submit an application for the release of Ms. Yeimi Galindo Madrid, who is currently held in Immigration Detention Facility away from her two young ...
Posted: Wed May 3, 2017 11:41AM
text Sen Sanders Joins 99 Senators for Israel; Supports Ann Coulter's Fascist Speech by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
On April 27, 2017, all 100 US Senators, including Bernie Sanders, signed a letter initiated by Sen. Mark Rubio to the UN supporting Nazi Trump’s UN Ambassador Nikki Haley’s statement that “It is the UN’s anti-Israel bias that is long overdue for change.” This comes as 1500 Palestinians are on a hunger strike in Israeli prisons, protesting the horrifying conditions that are a clear violation of international law. This came a few days after Bernie Sanders condemned the protests of fascist Ann ...
Posted: Sun Apr 30, 2017 9:38PM
text Puerto Rico Oversight Board Meets as Bankruptcy Deadline Approaches by Greg Williams
Puerto Rico's oversight board meets on April 28th in New York and could authorize a bankruptcy process for the debt ridden island....
Posted: Thu Apr 27, 2017 7:17AM
text Puerto Rico Religious Leaders Call for Bankruptcy Ahead of "Vulture Fund" Deadline by Greg Williams
Before May, protections expire that shelter Puerto Rico from debt lawsuits and predatory financial groups popularly known as "vulture" funds....
Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:45AM
image Illegal Purchase Of Execution Drugs as Ark. GOP Gov Hutchinson Seeks To Murder 8 Prisoners 480__ab1prisoners_1.jpg by Abolition 9
As Arkansas Republicans seek to murder 8 priisoners in 11 days, drug companies, abolitionists work to stop the executions while the governor, A.G. and corrections officer are under investigation for illegal purchases....
Posted: Fri Apr 14, 2017 12:03PM
text Puerto Rico Oversight Board Mediates Last Ditch Debt Negotiations by Greg Williams
Within weeks, Puerto Rico will likely enter bankruptcy proceedings tailored by Congress specifically for the US territory....
Posted: Fri Apr 14, 2017 7:23AM
audio This Week in Palestine, April 7, 2017 (audio/mpeg 7.9mb) by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for April 01, to the 07, 2017....
Posted: Sun Apr 9, 2017 10:17PM
image Re: Those Missiles at Syria from U.S. 480_missiles-to-syria-from-us_1.jpg by Black Rose Anarchist Federation / IGD
The U.S. military launched nearly five dozen cruise missiles at Syria from U.S. Navy ships in the eastern Mediterranean Sea. The following are some short initial thoughts from Black Rose – Central Illinois....
Posted: Sat Apr 8, 2017 2:49PM
text Puerto Rico and Bondholders Agree on Electric Company Debt Deal by Greg Williams
Puerto Rico’s electric utility company (PREPA) and bondholders reached an agreement to restructure $8.9 billion in debt, according to an announcement from the island's government....
Posted: Thu Apr 6, 2017 1:57PM
text Representative Doggett and Senator Whitehouse Introduce Legislation to Close Tax Havens by Greg Williams
Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) and ‎Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)‎ introduced versions of the Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act in the House and Senate....
Posted: Thu Apr 6, 2017 7:03AM
text One Year Anniversary of Panama Papers Leak by Greg Williams
More than 11 million documents were leaked from a law firm based in Panama a year ago today....
Posted: Mon Apr 3, 2017 6:59AM
text Put Medicare for All on November 2018 Ballot by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
The time is now to organize for a Medicare for All ballot measure in as many states as possible in November 2018, when there are Congressional elections and governor’s races to bring enough voters to the polling places to vote for Medicare for All, which has been sitting in the House of Representatives since 2003, now known as HR 676....
Posted: Thu Mar 30, 2017 8:39PM
image No Funds for Border Wall in FY 2017? – Fight Shifts to FY 2018 480_build-bridges-not-walls.jpg by via Earthjustice
Latino, Environmental, Civil Rights, and Border Communities hold their ground against Trump’s wall...
Posted: Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:04PM
audio Getting Into Trouble with Franklin Lopez of SubMedia (audio/mpeg 63.1mb) by It's Going Down
SubMedia is releasing a brand new monthly show entitled Trouble. This month's featured struggle is the #NoDAPL fight at Standing Rock....
Posted: Sun Mar 26, 2017 1:19PM
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