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Day: <span>April 22, 2011</span>

Alarming New Fukushima Reports

by Stephen Lendman   Five weeks after Japan’s disaster, reports suggest worse, not improved conditions. It portends serious regional and global trouble ahead, besides what’s already happened. On April 16, AP headlined, “Radioactivity Rises in Sea Off Japan Nuclear Plant,” saying: “Levels of radioactivity have risen sharply in seawater near (Fukushima), signaling the possibility of […]readmore

Why Isn't Wall Street in Jail?

By Matt Taibbi Rollingstone.com Financial crooks brought down world’s economy — but the Feds are doing more to protect them than to prosecute them Nobody goes to jail. This is the mantra of the financial crisis era, one that saw virtually every major bank and financial company on Wall Street embroiled in obscene criminal scandals […]readmore

Strong Opposition to Wal-Mart at Mayoral Hearing

New Yorkers voiced  opposition to a possible Wal-Mart entry into the NY market at yet another hearing, this one held by the Bloomberg administration. The hearing concerned a proposed sale of city land to Related Co., the developer of an expansion of the Gateway project in East New York. Related has agreed to pay $35 […]readmore

Woodie King, Jr.’s New Federal Theatre Celebrates 40 Years, Sunday,

Gala to Honor Sidney Poitier, Ntozake Shange, Ruby Dee, Alicia Keys, Mayor David Dinkins, and more. Woodie King, Jr.’s New Federal Theatre (NFT) will celebrate its 40th Anniversary with a special gala at the historic Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street) on Sunday evening, May 22nd. This special event saluting NFT, for 40 years a […]readmore

Best Candidates for CEO of Public Schools

By Philip Jackson, Executive Director of the Black Star Project To the Chicago Education Committee and New CEO Selection Committee: Numerous parents and organizations have asked The Black Star Project to offer guidance and recommend criteria for selecting a new CEO of Chicago Public Schools (CPS). Based on the input from parents and community members, […]readmore