From By Any Means Necessary (BAMN): Join Me in Sponsoring a Student to March on the U.S. Supreme Court to Restore Affirmative Action on October 15, 2013

  I believe that everyone in the U.S. should have equal access to a quality education. So I am sponsoring a student to participate in the march on October 15, when the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the landmark case, Schuette v Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action (BAMN). Please help send young […]

“Our Struggle Has Become Reality,” Thousands celebrate as former dictator Ríos Montt is charged with genocide in Guatemala

By Megan Whelan Thursday, January 26, 7:00 am, hundreds of community activists and human rights defenders gather outside Guatemala City’s national court to witness former dictator Efraín Rios Montt testify on the gross military atrocities and human rights violations that occurred during his de-facto presidency from 1982 to 1983. In solidarity, thousands more both in […]

In court filing, Washington Post admits telemarketing boiler room tactics at Kaplan U "

ON Dec 23,  2011 Judge Barbara Rothstein  dismissed a shareholder’s lawsuit against Donald Graham and the Washington Post alleging WaPO defrauded investors because  Kaplan U engaged in deceptive and unethical marketing practices.  The lawsuit: Plumbers Local 200 v  Washington Post, Donald Graham and Hal Jones,  was filed in US District Court in the District of […]

Washington Post Co Silences Employees with Intimidation: Kaplan again

  Many of you know of the case of Pfc Bradley Manning.  The government has alleged he leaked documents to Wikileaks and has caged him for months now in an attempt to let others know not to mess with the US government and its classified documents.  Well, welcome to The Washington Post Company, a company […]

Why I Am At Occupy Oakland

The “Occupy” movement that is sweeping the nation hit Oakland, California, on Monday. Well over 1000 people turned out in downtown Oakland on a rainy afternoon to kick things off. At the start, different people stood up and spoke about why they were here – the loss of jobs, the rich getting richer while everybody […]

A DUBIOUS PAROLE

By Saul Landau In 2001, Miami Federal Judge Joan Lenard sentenced five Cuban agents to long prison terms for conspiracy to commit espionage (although no evidence of espionage appeared during the trial). Rene Gonzalez, 55, like the other four, denied he ever engaged in or conspired to commit espionage. Rene will be released on October […]

U.S – Cuba policy for 50+ years

By Saul Landau and Nelson Valdes U.S. foreign assistance empowers those in Cuba who are working towards positive change to advocate for fundamental freedoms and free market-oriented solutions to meet the needs of Cuban citizens. – U.S. AID web page, March 2011 On March 12, after a two day trial, a Cuban court sentenced Alan […]

Attorneys Attack Rights of Citizen Journalists

  The Florida Bar has proposed a new rule to eliminate coverage of court proceedings by citizen journalists. The Bar’s proposed rule prohibits anyone other than an official court reporter or an employee of a traditional media outlet, as defined by Florida Statutes § 90.5015, from using any device which can make video or audio […]