Compassion

LYNNE STEWART

Announcement from the MumiaNYC Website on the sudden passing on of Civil Rights Legend, The People’s Lawyer, Lynne Stewart: LONG LIVE LYNNE STEWART, A REVOLUTIONARY EXAMPLE FOREVER, A FIGHTER FOR JUSTICE TO HER LAST BREATH! We extend our deepest condolences to Ralph, Betty, her children, grandchildren, and all those who loved her. INTERNATIONAL CONCERNED FAMILY […]

LYNNE STEWART IN DIRE HEALTH

A LETTER FROM BOB LEDERER: Ralph Poynter told me the following very sad news last night, and has authorized me to distribute it publicly: Our beloved People’s Champion (and WBAI Local Station Board member) Lynne Stewart suffered a major stroke last Wednesday, the latest complication from the cancer that has now spread throughout her body […]

The Campaign To Bring Mumia Home

By Johanna Fernandez Dear Friends of Mumia, I’m writing on behalf of the Committee to Save Mumia Abu-Jamal to ask if you might help us in an emergency. The Committee is the official fundraising venue for Mumia’s legal defense today. It has been raising funds, quietly, since Mumia was facing execution in the ‘90s. The […]

Did You Say “Christian” Nation?

The following started as a rant on a blog post about the U.S. being a Christian nation. I decided to elaborate on my reply and turn it into a post of my own: ———————————————————————————————————————– Did you say Christian nation? The United States is definitely not a Christian nation. To imply so betrays an acceptance of […]

When Will We Learn?

The sun never set on the British Empire back in the day. The same with the Russian Empire. The Spanish, French, Dutch, Portuguese… they all travelled the world in the past few centuries invading foreign lands, enslaving people who did nothing to them and forcing their way of life on cultures who differed from them […]

Medical Neglect Is a Crime, Judicial Brutality Is a Crime Against Humanity

Medical neglect by an individual is a crime punished by law enforcement. So, why would it be any different when the medical neglect is perpetrated by “law” enforcement? Prisoners are subjected to inhumane conditions in U.S. prisons every day. Some prisoners are subjected to torture every day in U.S. prisons. This is especially so in […]

HEALING

HEALING I’ve been thinking about health lately and started jotting down my thoughts on it – ideas about the health of individuals as well as the health of society as a whole and the relationship between them. I guess to think about health in this way is somewhat of a holistic way of looking at […]