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text Poll: Most Americans don't support the AIPAC agenda by Grant F. Smith
As presented at the “The Israel Lobby and American Policy” conference on March 24, 2017 by the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy. Public opinion polling is important, but little of it accurately measures what the American public thinks about key Israel/lobby issues. This survey series begins to fill in that information deficit. Focused, accurate polling should guide elected representatives, who can then act in the broader public interest. Polling about Israel lobby programs reve...
Posted: Sun Mar 26, 2017 1:48PM
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 3/16/68 My Lai Massacre & The Killing Never Stops by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
“This is what the U.S. Military did on that day on March 16, 1968. I use the word “We,” because our taxes paid for the massacre, and our ignorance about the war wrote the check. Among the dead were a hundred and eighty-two women, seventeen of them pregnant. A hundred and seventy-three children were executed, including fifty-six infants. Sixty older men were also murdered.”...
Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 9:00PM
text Evolution of Relations between Donald Trump and Her Majesty's Secret Service by Thomas Cooke
Interference of British intelligence in US election campaign got first heard of after former MI6 officer Christopher Steele's shocking report on BuzzFeed....
Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 2:17AM
text Revised: HUD Tenant Leaders Demand Congress Reject Trump’s “Death Budget” by Posted By Lynda Carson
“Trump’s budget will push millions of people from their homes; starve seniors, children and families; and deny health care to 24 million people,” said Ed Lucas, of Chicago, President of the National Alliance of HUD Tenants (NAHT). “People will die if these proposals see the light of day. Congress should declare Trump’s “Death Budget” dead on arrival!”...
Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:19PM
text Scientific Panel Criticizes EPA Assessment of Glyphosate by Center for Biological Diversity
Criticism of Pesticide Program Comes on Heels of Breaking Scandal Over Its Cozy Relationship With Monsanto...
Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 5:43PM
text G20 Finance Ministers Discuss Global Economic Stability by Greg Williams
G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meet today and tomorrow in Baden-Baden, Germany....
Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 7:58AM
text HUD Secretary Ben Carson supports $6.2 billion in budget cuts to HUD by Lynda Carson
HUD Secretary Ben Carson, who recently bought a fancy $1.3 million home near D.C., in Vienna, Virginia, where he resides with his wife Candy, was A.W.O.L., and nowhere to be found by the media yesterday when it came time for him to step up to the plate on behalf of the poor, elderly and disabled, to oppose the proposed $6.2 billion in budget cuts that will harm hundreds of thousands of HUD’s subsidized households!...
Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:52AM
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 Hawaii Judge Tosses 2d Muslim Travel Ban by Solidarity Forever
At 12:32 p.m Hawaii time. on March 15, 2017, a bell of freedom rang across the land as a US District Court in Hawaii filed an Order Granting Motion for Temporary Restraining Order (TRO), stopping Nazi Trump's second Muslim Travel Ban, and the Order specifies that if it is appealed, the TRO remains in effect. See the 43 page Decision in Hawaii v. Trump, USDC Hawaii CV No. 17-00050 DKW-KSC at http://www.hid.uscourts.gov/files/announcement142/CV17-50%20219%20doc.pdf or https://assets.document...
Posted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 7:24PM
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
text The recent 'Insurgent Notes' conference in New York City by Alexander Selkirk
The people behind the ostensibly ultra-left Marxist web site 'Insurgent Notes' recently hosted a conference in New York City. The following was originally written in response to an account of this conference by a Trotskyist group on the U.S. Mid-Atlantic seaboard....
Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 5:13PM
text Trump’s proposed budget cuts to HUD by the numbers in California by Lynda Carson
Based on the documents from the Senate Appropriations Committee, this is an updated impact of some of the proposed cuts to HUD. Below are some of the numbers in regards to how California will be affected if Trump’s proposed $6 billion in budget cuts to HUD are enacted. This information may change if the budget cutting numbers are not final, regardless these numbers should assist tenant and housing activists in opposing the proposed budget cuts to HUD, by the Trump regime....
Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 1:00AM
text JBLM Force Protection Division before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit by Portwatcher
On April 7, 2017 at 9:30 AM in the 7th Floor Courtroom # 2 of William K. Nakamura Courthouse in Seattle Washington the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit will hear oral arguments in the case of Julianne Panagacos v. John Towery - an appeal from a summary judgment in an action alleging that civilian army employees spied on participants in Port Militarization Resistance, a political movement based in Olympia and Tacoma, Washington and shared information with the Olympia Police....
Posted: Sat Mar 11, 2017 10:18AM
text Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission Unanimously Endorses Civil Rights Ordinance by Oakland Privacy
Thursday, March 9th, the Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission unanimously endorsed the Civil Rights Ordinance, a simple yet powerful law that, if enacted, would clarify that Oakland Police Department (“OPD”) officers assigned to the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force (“JTTF”) must follow the same state and local laws that all other OPD officers are bound by, rather than looser and highly problematic FBI guidelines....
Posted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 8:53AM
text The "Security Conference" - A Fraudulent Labeling by Walter Listl
We say: No more world war fantasies and war preparations. Peace instead of NATO - Human dignity instead of the military - Reason instead of Trump....
Posted: Thu Mar 9, 2017 3:43PM
text The CIA May Be Able to Hack You... but JBLM is Monitoring Everything You Do by Spy Buster
The CIA may have the ability to hack your computer and other electronic devices, but the real threat to those of us here in the Pacific Northwest is the illegal electronic monitoring of political activists being conducted by the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Force Protection Division....
Posted: Wed Mar 8, 2017 6:04PM
text Unemployment and Inequality by oekom.de
"The past will devou8r the future" if there is no radical change of direction in economic development. That is Thomas Piketty's prediction. Piketty sees the solution in a global capital tax or wealth tas....
Posted: Tue Mar 7, 2017 7:20AM