Monthly Archives: June 2013

Riots Greet Obama in South Africa

shortlink:  http://wp.me/p38Pt0-f8 The honeymoon is over.  BBC reports tear gas and stun grenades deployed by SA Police at a university in Soweto where President Obama is scheduled to speak. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-23109574

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Krill (small shrimp) Kill in Oregon and California – Reasons Unknown

shortlink here:  http://wp.me/p38Pt0-f3 GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Millions of krill – a tiny shrimp-like animal that is a cornerstone of the ocean food web – have been washing up on beaches in Southern Oregon and Northern California for the past … Continue reading

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Lynne Stewart Refused Compassionate Release

Gov’t Denies Compassionate Release to Jailed Civil Rights Attorney Lynne Stewart Federal officials have denied a compassionate release to the cancer-stricken civil rights attorney Lynne Stewart. The 73-year-old imprisoned grandmother is fighting stage IV cancer that has metastasized, spreading to … Continue reading

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Courthouse Today 6PM – Celebrate Prop 8 Victory

The community is called to come to the courthouse Humboldt County today at 6pm to celebrate a victory for human rights and equality.  (June 26,2013)

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Chinese Workers Take American CEO Hostage

shortlink here:  http://wp.me/p38Pt0-eS mnemonic here:  http://urlet.com/probability.bengal Angry workers hold Florida executive captive over unpaid salary By Arturo Garcia Tuesday, June 25, 2013 9:46 EDT via Raw Story:  http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/06/25/angry-workers-hold-florida-executive-captive-over-unpaid-salary/ “The owner of a Florida-based medical supply company has been trapped inside … Continue reading

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Fair Wage Cafe! FREE Community Event Sat June 29, Eureka!

shortlink here: http://wp.me/p2w2NH-nL mnemonic here: http://urlet.com/trained.calculated Free Community Event FAIR WAGE CAFE! SATURDAY, JUNE 29 12 Noon to 5:00 pm Hosted by the people who wrote the Eureka Fair Wage Act. The Fair Wage Cafe is an open and casual … Continue reading

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Local Organizing Mtg 6/25 in Solidarity with Prisoner Hunger Strike/Work Stoppage to STOP TORTURE in CA Prisons

shortlink here:  http://wp.me/p38Pt0-eK Local Organizing Mtg 6/25 in Solidarity with Prisoner Hunger Strike/Work Stoppage to STOP TORTURE in CA Prisons Calling on Artists, Human Rights Advocates, Youth, Filmmakers, Radio Voices, Lovers of Justice, People of Faith, Students, Educators, Musicians, Laborers, … Continue reading

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