Repost from NPR. “Apple has announced that its suppliers are no longer using the mineral tantalum sourced from conflict regions.” Read and listen here.
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Repost from NPR . “More than 70 countries have laws on the books criminalizing homosexuality…These laws raise the likelihood of a tide of LGBT immigrants seeking asylum in the United States. But advocates say there is no smooth path for … Continue reading
Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow: mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, delivers the 30th Annual George E. Kent Lecture. )
Repost from NPR. Historian David Blight joins Fresh Air’s Terry Gross to explain where Solomon Northup’s memoir fits into the genre of slave narratives and to review the accuracy of the film 12 Years a Slave. Listen and read more … Continue reading
War on Want, the School of Law at SOAS and the Russell Tribunal on Palestine were honoured to host Angela Davis and Gina Dent for a discussion on Justice for Palestine and the Stop G4S campaign. The event was a … Continue reading
Laverne Cox delivers the keynote address at the Creating Change 2014 Conference. In her speech, she discusses several pertinent issues that trans folks regularly face.
Officer Greg Ruprecht sees Restorative Justice in action by keeping offenders from becoming repeat offenders. Read about this in Yes!
One night in 1971, files were stolen from an F.B.I. office near Philadelphia. They proved that the bureau was spying on thousands of Americans. The case was unsolved, until now. Click here http://nyti.ms/1dNNL0G to read the story: Burglars Who Took On F.B.I. … Continue reading
Posted by the UN Women channel, this video features several Syrian women civilians who share their hopes for Syria.
On December 25th 2013 Edward Snowden delivered an alternative Christmas message on the UK’s channel 4 TV station. Before the broadcast a short version of the speech was leaked and immediatly uploaded to youtube. That upload was immediatly blocked but … Continue reading
Thousands have died and hundreds of thousands have been displaced as a result of the political crisis in South Sudan. Armed conflict continues as peace talks between government and opposition begin in Addis Ababa. Leading South Sudanese civil society institutions … Continue reading
Promo video for my upcoming documentary titled “A Luta Continua” or in English, The Struggle Continues, featuring poetry by Keorapetse Kgositsile. The overarching theme of the soon to come poetic documentary is revolutions and revolutionaries, and it will feature interview … Continue reading
A secret audio recording of a stop-and-frisk in action sheds unprecedented light on a practice that has put the city’s young people of color in the NYPD’s crosshairs.
Police officer Adhyl Polanco grew up with the constant crime and shootings of Washington Heights and always dreamt of becoming one of the “good guys.” After the “1 arrest / 20 summons / 5 stop and frisks” monthly policy was … Continue reading
This public policy video is edited from two films to support the City of Berkeley’s boycott of companies doing business with Shell Oil Company because of the multinational corporation’s impact on Nigeria and for the death of Ken Saro-Wiwa with … Continue reading