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audio Interview with Cindy Schwartz: Jail Diversion Program Direction - Miami-Dade County (audio/mpeg 18.2mb) by WTUL News and Views
Florida is not a medicaid expansion state but pre and post booking jail diversion programs for mentally ill people are alive and strong in Miami-Dade County. How are they doing it?...
Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:05PM
image In His Own Words: Albert Woodfox interviewed by Amnesty Intl. UK 480_albert_podcast_1.jpg by Amnesty UK quotes Albert Woodfox
Amnesty International UK has released a new interview with Albert Woodfox of the Angola 3. Accompanying the podcast interview is a post on Amnesty UK's blog that features an extended statement by Albert Woodfox, entitled: It's a human right to agitate the 'injustice' system. Albert's full statement is featured below....
Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:35PM
image Please Work To Oppose Neil Gorsuch Nomination 480_b_1.jpg by SNS
Please work to oppose the nomination of Neil Gorsuch, proponent of torture, war, execution, police lethal tasering, opponent of environmental regulation, the rights of the individual, the protection of minority voting rights etc....
Posted: Sat Mar 18, 2017 12:01PM
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 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
image Hey CIA, You Held On To Security Flaw Information—But Now It's Out. 480_use-signal-graffiti-tag_1.jpg by EFF
Wikileaks released documents that appear to describe software tools used by the CIA to break into the devices that we all use at home and work....
Posted: Tue Mar 7, 2017 1:54PM
image *INFORMANT ALERT* Andrew Clark Darst andrewdarst.jpg by Twin Cities Anti-Repression
*INFORMANT ALERT* (please circulate widely) March 3rd, 2017 It was recently brought to our attention that someone claiming to be FBI informant Andrew Clark Darst reached out to an anarchist organization in an effort to get in contact with an individual that he had met prior to the 2008 RNC in St. Paul....
Posted: Fri Mar 3, 2017 12:15PM
text [Paris suburbs / France] Solidariy with Théo! Cops, outside of our lives! by some anarchists of Seine-Saint-Denis
Text written by some anarchists from Seine-Saint-Denis (the poorest suburb of Paris) on 8 February 2017, about the movement of solidarity with Théo, and about the police too... Translation from French to English. Original version....
Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 11:29AM
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 Philippines: Unity Statement by February 25 Coalition 480_25-feb-1986-2017-philippines-edsa-protest_1.jpg by February 25 Coalition
WE FOUGHT TO BE FREE. WE SAY NEVER AGAIN TO DICTATORSHIP!...
Posted: Sat Feb 25, 2017 7:14PM
document Trump Administration's Plan to Use 100,000 National Guard Troops as Deportation Force trump-national-guard-draft-memo.pdf_140_.jpg by la resistencia
The AP revealed an detailed plan written by the Trump administration to use the National Guard in 11 southwestern states as a deportation force to kidnap and forcibly remove as many people as possible from the country. The states of California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana were included in the plan. Trump craves his very own Operation Wetback. Team Trump denies that they intended to carry out the plan and call the document a d...
Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 12:22AM
audio This Week in Palestine, February 10, 2017 (audio/mpeg 7.3mb) by IMEMC
Four Palestinians were killed this week by Israeli attacks, meanwhile Israel’s government approves new law facilitating illegal settlement construction and expansion....
Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2017 9:18PM
document Human slaughterhouse: Mass hangings and extermination at Saydnaya prison, Syria human_slaughterhouse.pdf_140_.jpg by Amnesty International
February 6, 2017 - A chilling new report by Amnesty International exposes the Syrian government’s calculated campaign of extrajudicial executions by mass hangings at Saydnaya Prison. Between 2011 and 2015, every week and often twice a week, groups of up to 50 people were taken out of their prison cells and hanged to death. In five years, as many as 13,000 people, most of them civilians believed to be opposed to the government, were hanged in secret at Saydnaya....
Posted: Tue Feb 7, 2017 1:36PM
audio Responsive Healthcare: Identifying and addressing needs of formerly incarcerated persons (audio/x-wav 284.8mb) by WTUL New Orleans 9.15 News & Views
Anjali Niyogi, MD, MPH and Ashley Wennerstrom, PhD, MPH shed light on the process of developing the Formerly Incarcerated Transitional Care Clinic (FIT Clinic) in New Orleans as they work towards improving healthcare systems and services for formerly incarcerated persons....
Posted: Fri Feb 3, 2017 2:17AM
image "We have a dream, may Hueyapan becomes autonomous municipality" 480_15622109_10208518233530332_3586227400383865381_n_1.jpg by Demián Revart
The dream is ineffable, but gets closer to the reality day after day: "if we all hold hands, it will be easier to change the world."...
Posted: Wed Feb 1, 2017 1:26AM
image Defiant as Ever, Water Protectors Vow to Continue the Fight Against the Dakota ‘Black Snake’ Pipeline 480_pevar_standing_rock_snow_1.jpg by via ACLU of North Dakota
STANDING ROCK INDIAN RESERVATION, N.D., January 26, 2017 — On his fourth day in office, President Trump took executive action that signaled his desire to complete the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. He signed a memorandum ordering the Army secretary and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to “review and approve in an expedited manner…requests for approval to construct and operate the DAPL” as well as an executive order to “streamline and expedite” the environmental review and approva...
Posted: Mon Jan 30, 2017 12:27AM
text Water Protectors Denied Access to Impartial Jury Pool: 77% of Eligible Jurors In Morton County Presume Guilt by via Sacred Stone Camp
On Friday, January 27, attorneys representing the first ten water protectors arrested in actions against the Dakota Access Pipeline in early August 2016 renewed their motion for a change of venue, on grounds that the state did not adequately respond to the motion and is not taking basic steps to assess bias among jurors....
Posted: Mon Jan 30, 2017 12:16AM
text Amnesty International USA Responds to DAPL Executive Action by Amnesty International
January 24, 2017 - Today, President Trump signed an executive action advancing the completion of the Dakota Access Pipeline. In response to the news, Amnesty International USA's Managing Director of the Individuals at Risk Program, Zeke Johnson, issued the following statement:...
Posted: Mon Jan 30, 2017 12:03AM
text Federal Court Grants Stay in Challenge to Trump Immigration Ban by American Civil Liberties Union
NEW YORK, January 28, 2017 — A federal judge tonight granted the American Civil Liberties Union’s request for a nationwide temporary injunction that will block the deportation of all people stranded in U.S. airports under President Trump’s new Muslim ban. The ACLU and other legal organizations filed a lawsuit on behalf of individuals who were subject to the ban. The lead plaintiffs have been detained by the U.S. government and threatened with deportation even though they have valid visas to ...
Posted: Sun Jan 29, 2017 1:35AM
image On The Propriety Of Punching Nazis, An FAQ 480_as-american-as-apple-pie_1.jpg by Indiana Jones
Dialogue is for reasonable people acting in good faith. Dialogue is between two acceptable positions. “Taxes need to be raised” vs. “taxes need to be lowered” is grounds for dialogue. “Taxes need to be raised” vs. “Jews should be thrown in ovens” is grounds for a beating....
Posted: Sun Jan 22, 2017 12:16AM