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image Philippines: Time to punish pork plunderers and reform the budget system Citizens Action Party (Akbayan) 2013-11-25 11:49 AM
Philippines: Time to punish pork plunderers and reform the budget system
Akbayan Partylist welcomes the unanimous decision of the Supreme Court declaring unconstitutional the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) as well as all forms of congressional insertions with the aim of creating lump sum funds for projects primarily determined by lawmakers. (image/jpeg)

text Supreme Court - FIRST AMENDMENT ATTACK UPON ARIZONA HARASSMENT STATUTE - Sheriff Joe not scott huminski 2013-10-26 9:44 AM
The unconstitutional Arizona harassment statute, a favorite tool of the police state of Arizona used to silence dissent, is challenged in the United States Supreme Court in Huminski v. City of Surprise, Arizona. (text/plain)

text IMF and Grenada Negotiate Debt Restructuring Jennifer Tong 2013-10-11 8:24 PM
During the annual International Monetary Fund meetings, the IMF is meeting with the government of Grenada on a debt restructuring plan. Grenada has a public debt-to-GDP of nearly 110 percent. The island nation’s economic growth over the past few years has remained stagnant due to the effects of the global economic slowdown and recovery from hurricanes. (text/plain)

text U.S. Supreme Court Will Not Take Argentina and NML Capital Debt Case Jennifer Tong 2013-10-07 5:15 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court decided not to take the landmark debt case between Argentina and bondholders led by NML Capital, a hedge fund that buys the debt of countries in financial crisis. Argentina is expected to file a second petition in the coming months that the Supreme Court will review and decide again if it will hear the case. (text/plain)

text 911 tapes Christina Korbe George Waksmunski 2013-09-24 2:46 AM
Why have the 911 tapes been released for Christina Korbe (text/plain)

text Caligula Game jacinto 2013-09-15 6:18 PM
Was Warhol another Hitler? (text/plain)

image war ethic indoctrination geral 2013-09-04 8:54 PM
war ethic indoctrination
So long as the United States is at war, their power is preserved, and now that they have attained empire the USA must expand the war or fall, for the arts of peace they know nothing and have never engaged in any employment higher than torture & war. Aristotle. (image/png)

text Hedge Funds Win 2nd Circuit Court Ruling in NML Capital vs. Argentina; Global Poor Lose Jennifer Tong 2013-08-23 6:31 PM
Argentine Bonds Surge as Ruling Delayed as U.S. Supreme Court Considers Taking Appeal (text/plain)

text Norwegian Audit Finds Loans to Developing Countries Don’t Follow New Lending Standards Jennifer Tong 2013-08-19 2:07 PM
Last week, Norway became the first lending country to audit the loans it made to developing countries. The consultant firm Deloitte assessed whether past Norwegian loans to governments, including repressive regimes in Egypt and Indonesia, were compliant with current principles of responsible lending and borrowing developed by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). (text/plain)

image Torture by Design: Saying No to the Architecture of Solitary Confinement Raphael Sperry interviewed by Angola 3 News 2013-08-17 8:33 PM
Torture by Design: Saying No to the Architecture of Solitary Confinement
Friday, August 16 marked the 40th consecutive day of a multi-ethnic statewide prisoner hunger strike initiated from inside the Security Housing Unit (SHU) of California's Pelican Bay State Prison. As the horror of solitary confinement comes under increasing scrutiny in the US and around the world, human rights activists are confronting this public health and safety epidemic from a variety of angles. One group, called Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility has... (image/jpeg)

image Philippines - NDFP says UN report on use of child combatants by NPA ‘false, biased’ Anne Marxze D. Umil (Bulatlat) 2013-07-25 9:16 AM
Philippines - NDFP says UN report on use of child combatants by NPA ‘false, biased’
MANILA – The National Democratic Front of the Philippines’ Special Office for the Protection of Children slammed the report released by the United Nations Special Representative for Children in Armed Conflict (SRCAC) which alleges that the its armed wing the New People’s Army (NPA) has been using and recruiting children. (image/jpeg)

text Snowden and Latin America Expose Washington’s Impotence in a Changing World Finian Cunningham 2013-07-22 7:25 AM
One of America’s genuine heroes, Major General Smedley D Butler revealed in his memoirs the true, abhorrent nature of Washington’s foreign policy. Butler had led countless military operations in Central America and the Caribbean as a US Marines Corp commander in the era of «gunboat diplomacy» during the early 1900s. Years after his retirement, he spoke out candidly and ruefully of his highly decorated military service in a book entitled War is a Racket. Here is how Butler characterized with unsparing words his service for country in 1935, five years before his death: (text/html)

text Orange Violence, Hangover from British Misrule Finian Cunningham 2013-07-16 2:42 AM
To many people around the world, the violence in Northern Ireland this weekend may seem incomprehensible. After all, it is nearly 15 years since the political conflict in the British province of Ireland was officially declared over, with the signing of the Good Friday Agreement. (text/html)

text Grassroots protests planned nationwide in response to PRISM and government surveillance Evan Koser 2013-06-12 2:48 AM
Disgruntled citizens have begun collaborating their efforts online in an attempt to redress their grievances over the United States government's surveillance policies. (text/plain)

image Abusing Prisoners Decreases Public Safety -Interview w/ author and ex-con Shawn Griffith Angola 3 News 2013-05-23 5:16 PM
Abusing Prisoners Decreases Public Safety -Interview w/ author and ex-con Shawn Griffith
If given the attention it deserves, an important new book is certain to make significant contributions to the public discussions of US prison policy. The author, Shawn Griffith, was released last year from Florida’s prison system at the age of 41, after spending most of his life, almost 24 years, behind bars, including seven in solitary confinement. (image/jpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for May 20, 2013 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio 2013-05-19 9:23 PM
Pittsburgh's Ride of Silence memorializes bicyclists injured on the roads; Cindy Sheehan interviews Margaret Kimberly of Black Agenda Report about the Obama administration's renewed pursuit of Assata Shakur; and the growth of bike sharing programs - Radio Ecoshock looks at the worldwide picture, and we bring you an update on Pittsburgh's new program. (audio/mpeg)

image Russell ‘Maroon’ Shoatz Files Lawsuit Protesting 22 Straight Years in Solitary Confine Angola 3 News 2013-05-11 6:23 PM
Russell ‘Maroon’ Shoatz Files Lawsuit Protesting 22 Straight Years in Solitary Confine
Earlier this week, on Wednesday, May 8, lawyers for Russell ‘Maroon’ Shoatz filed a federal lawsuit regarding his placement in solitary confinement for over 22 consecutive years. Last month, when a 30-day action campaign was launched, lawyers promised to file this litigation if Maroon had not been transferred into general population by the morning of May 8. (image/jpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for May 06, 2013 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio 2013-05-07 5:14 PM
On today’s show, in honor of May Day and Cinco de Mayo, we bring you updates from May day activities in Pittsburgh, an interview with representatives from the Coalition for Immokalee Workers and Student-Farmworker Alliance, and a talk by Gloria Munoz Ramirez on indigenous struggles in Mexico. (audio/mpeg)

image Why Russell ‘Maroon’ Shoatz Must Be Released From Solitary Confinement Interview by Angola 3 News 2013-04-24 6:19 AM
Why Russell ‘Maroon’ Shoatz Must Be Released From Solitary Confinement
This month, a 30-day action campaign was launched demanding the release of Russell ‘Maroon’ Shoatz from solitary confinement, where he has been held for over 23 consecutive years, and 28 of the last 30 years, in Pennsylvania prisons. (image/jpeg)

text Human Trafficking - Everyone Can Help Eleanor White 2013-04-22 7:30 PM
A retired New York City police detective has come up with a plan where all ordinary citizens can have a substantial impact on efforts to stop human trafficking. (text/plain)

audio Rustbelt Radio for March 11, 2013 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio 2013-03-12 3:05 AM
On today's show, Anonymous holds a rally in West Virginia, Stop The Frack Attack in Dallas, Texas, and McDonald's Must Pay - foreign students exploited by McDonalds demand justice. (audio/mpeg)

text DHS and US Military Make Final Preparations Before Announcing Martial Law Susanne Posel 2013-03-07 10:01 AM
DHS and US Military Make Final Preparations Before Announcing Martial Law (text/plain)

audio Rustbelt Radio for February 25, 2013 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio 2013-02-26 3:04 AM
On today's show... Pittsburghers for Public Transit take their message to Harrisburg, Allegheny County Council Approves Fracking at the Pittsburgh International Airport, One Billion Rising for an end to domestic violence, and The Pennsylvania Prison Report (audio/mpeg)

image Author Nancy Kurshan: Strategizing to Defeat Control Unit Prisons and Solitary Confinement Interview by Angola 3 News 2013-02-16 12:02 AM
Author Nancy Kurshan: Strategizing to Defeat Control Unit Prisons and Solitary Confinement
Author and longtime activist Nancy Kurshan’s new book, entitled Out of Control: A Fifteen Year Battle Against Control Unit Prisons, has just been released by the Freedom Archives. Kurshan’s book documents the work of The Committee to End the Marion Lockdown (CEML), which she co-founded in 1985. (image/jpeg)

audio Rustbelt Radio for February 11, 2013 Pittsburgh Indymedia: Rustbelt Radio 2013-02-12 4:11 AM
Occupy Pittsburgh now celebrates one year in publication; Ujamaa collective hosts a discussion on the new book "We Have Not Been Moved", essays on race and political struggle in America; Lockdown at a shell fracking pad near Maggie's farm; Continued Coverage of the Steubenville Case. (audio/mpeg)

image Reforming Prison’s Harshest Tactic –The Angola 3 case may help change the... Katti Gray, The Root (reprinted by A3 News) 2013-02-09 6:28 PM
Reforming Prison’s Harshest Tactic –The Angola 3 case may help change the...
The Angola 3 case may help change the arbitrary and sometimes abusive use of solitary confinement. "It's exactly the kind of movement on this issue that we've been pushing for," said attorney and law professor Angela Allen-Bell of Southern University Law Center. Allen-Bell is a member of the International Coalition to Free the Angola 3. (image/jpeg)

image Freedom for Albert Woodfox of the Angola 3, After 40 Years in Solitary Confinement? Katti Gray, The Root (reprinted by A3 News) 2013-02-05 12:17 AM
Freedom for Albert Woodfox of the Angola 3, After 40 Years in Solitary Confinement?
After four decades of solitary confinement in the nation's most populated maximum-security prison -- and one of its most historically brutal -- a member of the internationally known "Angola 3" has reasonable cause to expect that he will soon be released, his attorneys and supporters say. The request to set free Albert Woodfox, 65, is being heard by the same federal judge who in 2008 ordered that Woodfox be released, a ruling that Louisiana prosecutors successfully appealed and blocked. (image/jpeg)

image The Black Panther Party’s Living Legacy --Touring Oakland and Berkeley w/ Billy X Jennin Angola 3 News 2013-02-04 8:46 PM
The Black Panther Party’s Living Legacy --Touring Oakland and Berkeley w/ Billy X Jennin
Last week, the "Dismantling Racism" class from St. Catherine University in Minnesota was taken on a Black Panther History Tour in Oakland and Berkeley, California, led by Billy X Jennings from It's AboutTime BPP Alumni & Legacy. Angola 3 News came along and filmed the tour. This is part one. (image/jpeg)

text WHY DIDN'T THE MEDIA CARRY THIS STORY? Ben Hall 2013-02-03 10:44 PM
WHY DIDN'T THE MEDIA CARRY THIS STORY? (text/plain)

text Obama Has the Right to Kill Americans On U.S. Soil brad 2013-01-27 5:12 AM
what yo gonna do when they com fo you? (text/plain)

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