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image Army Greenlights DAPL Completion 480_chase-iron-eyes_1.jpg by Chase Iron Eyes, Lakota People’s Law Project
The Trump administration threw down the gauntlet. Our movement must hold together and strengthen itself in the face of the president’s onslaught. We will not be silenced!...
Posted: Tue Feb 7, 2017 5:45PM
image We cannot let media and social media divide us standing_rock_sioux_tribe.png by via Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
For Immediate Release. 2/4/17...
Posted: Tue Feb 7, 2017 2:06PM
image McDonald's, the NAACP and Allegations of Racism index.jpg by AV
In interviewing the director of The Founder, a movie about the founder of the McDonald's fast food chain, Ray Kroc, the question of his relationship to blacks came up....
Posted: Thu Feb 2, 2017 5:09PM
image If we are to fight for treaty rights, then we must all work together standing_rock_sioux_tribe.png by via Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
February 1, 2017 - Last night, a group of campers moved materials onto private land. This group’s actions do not represent the tribe nor the original intent of the water protectors. If we are to fight for treaty rights, then we must all work together. Tribes came to Standing Rock in support of our tribe’s effort with the recognition that it will reflect back on us all. This type of action was not undertaken in that spirit, because instead of empowering us, it undermines us....
Posted: Wed Feb 1, 2017 8:13PM
image Jeff Sessions: Racist, Cruel, Pro Execution, Pro War, Pro Torture 1b.jpg by SNS
Please call Senate at 202 224 3121 to ask for a no vote on Jeff Sessions who is racist, pro-war, pro-torture, pro-execution....
Posted: Wed Feb 1, 2017 11:48AM
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 NLG Condemns Fordham Univ. Ban on Students for Justice in Palestine 480_students_for_justice_in_palestine_1.jpg by via National Lawyers Guild
January 22, 2017 - The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) joins the Center For Constitutional Rights, Palestine Legal and community and civil rights groups in its condemnation of Fordham University’s discriminatory ban of the Palestinian rights students organization, Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP). The NLG condemns this latest act in the legacy of Anti-Palestinian discrimination, known as the “Palestine Exception” to Free Speech, and calls for the immediate instatement of the SJP Chapter a...
Posted: Tue Jan 31, 2017 5:26PM
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
image Earthjustice Condemns President Trump’s Presidential Memorandum on Keystone XL and Dakota Access Oil Pipelines 480_standing_rock_sacred_stone_camp_flags_1.jpg by via Earthjustice
Trump’s action is legally questionable, anti-democratic, ethically suspect...
Posted: Mon Jan 30, 2017 12:09AM
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
image Fordham Doubles Down on SJP Ban 480_fordham_protest_students_for_justice_in_palestine_sjp_martin-nunez-bonilla_1.jpg by via Palestine Legal
Palestine Legal and CCR Respond...
Posted: Sun Jan 29, 2017 11:59PM
image IG Leaflet: LET THEM IN! 480_20170129_no_ban__no_wall__let_them_in_ld-800w.jpg by Internationalist Group
No Ban, No Wall – Full Citizenship Rights for All! Smash Racist Ban on Muslims, Refugees LET THEM IN!...
Posted: Sun Jan 29, 2017 4:16PM
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
text Trump Puts Keystone XL, Dakota Access Pipelines Back on Table by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON,January 24, 2017 — President Trump signed executive orders today to push ahead with the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines. Both projects sparked widespread opposition and protests, especially because of their risks to water, wildlife, climate and people....
Posted: Tue Jan 24, 2017 4:13PM
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
image Fordham Bans Students for Justice in Palestine 480_fordham_university_1.jpg by via Palestine Legal
As Trump takes the reins, university censors political dissent...
Posted: Wed Jan 18, 2017 5:36PM
image FBI's "Suicide Letter" to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Dangers of Unchecked Surveillance 480_fbimlkletters_1.jpg by EFF
The newly unredacted portions shed light on the government’s sordid scheme to harass and discredit Dr. King. And of course, the letter ends with an ominous threat. There's a lesson to learn here: history must play a central role in the debate around spying today....
Posted: Mon Jan 16, 2017 10:23AM
image Prison Strike Organizers to Protest Food Giant Aramark 480_alabamas-holman-prison-bird-feeding-meal-served-during-work-strike-0516-2_1.jpg by Kamala Kelkar, SF Bay View
The people who organized the country’s biggest prison strike against what they call modern-day slavery have planned their next target: corporate food service giant Aramark....
Posted: Sun Jan 8, 2017 9:10PM
image Mumia Wins Federal Court Victory On Hep-C Treatment! lacfightbutton.jpg by Labor Action Committee To Free Mumia
On January 3rd, a federal court granted Mumia Abu-Jamal’s petition for immediate and effective treatment for his Hepatitis-C infection, which has hitherto been denied him. The judge struck down Pennsylvania’s protocols as “deliberate indifference to serious medical need,” said Rachel Wolkenstein, lawyer for Mumia....
Posted: Thu Jan 5, 2017 8:22PM