V.25 No.37 | 09/15/2016
The Daily Word in Terence Crutcher, Keith Lamont and Police Brutality[ Wed Sep 21 2016 11:21 AM ]
Two brewing companies are opening up shop Downtown.
Astronomers found some blobs within some other blobs (scientifically speaking).
Archeologists have discovered human remains at the largest shipwreck which was also where the Antikythera Mechanism was found.
Five medical personal were killed after the collapse of the cease-fire in Syria.
A 13-year-old boy was shot this month by police while playing with a BB gun.
Tulsa police fatally shot an unarmed man on Friday.
Charlotte police say fatally shot Keith Lamont Scott was holding a “gun.”
Since Colin Kaepernick has started his silent protest on Aug. 26, 15 black people have been shot during police encounters.
V.25 No.36 | 09/08/2016
The Daily Word in Standing Rock #NoDAPL protests, Hillary Clinton's health, and Syrian ceasefire
By Robin Babb [ Mon Sep 12 2016 10:56 AM ]
Big things have been happening in North Dakota. "Last week, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North Dakota emerged as climate change heroes when, with little political clout or media spotlight, they halted construction of the $3.7 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline." The proposed pipeline violated Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, as it would cross Sioux land and any potential spills would contaminate the tribe's drinking water. Read Mark Sundeen's excellent report from the camp.
Former British Prime Minister David Cameron announced that he's stepping down from his seat in parliament today, citing conflict of interest. This news comes three months after he resigned as PM of the country, after his failed campaign to keep Britain in the European Union. His successor as PM, Theresa May, is overseeing the process of Brexit. Cameron's resignation is effective immediately.
After a video hit the internet of Hillary Clinton appearing to stumble -- and possibly faint -- after a 9/11 memorial ceremony on Sunday, pundits have been quick to latch onto claims of the failing health of the Democratic presidential nominee. Several hours after the incident, Clinton's physician released a note saying that she'd been diagnosed with pneumonia. Some have said that her health could be a serious issue in the election. I think that attending a memorial service in Manhattan summer heat despite having pneumonia speaks volumes about Clinton's tenacity.
China and Russia have launched eight days of joint naval drills in the South China Sea. The sea that the UN said that China had no rights over. So, yeah.
There's a temporary ceasefire in effect in Syria, due to a deal brokered by the US and Russia. The ceasefire will ensure that Syrian government forces will stop airstrikes on civilian neighborhoods in an attempt to flush out rebel forces. This time is also being used for much-needed humanitarian aid to be delivered to besieged areas like Aleppo.
V.25 No.20 | 05/19/2016
Local Trump Protest Turns Violent
Republican candidate spoke at downtown rally
By August March [ Tue May 24 2016 10:41 PM ]
Global, national and local media outlets are reporting that daylong protests over presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's appearance in Albuquerque have become violent.
The Guardian has obtained photos which appear to show local police forces using pepper spray against protesters.
The Santa Fe New Mexican writes that police and sheriff's deputies in riot gear were deployed when protesters stormed the entrance to the convention center in downtown Albuquerque.
The New York Times reports that protesters threw rocks at police horses outside the event.
In other news, here's a special rocanrol video to provide comfort in these troubled times.
V.25 No.9 | 03/03/2016
The Daily Word in women, Macedonia and the reinvention of the wheel
By Renee Chavez [ Wed Mar 9 2016 12:14 PM ]
International Women's Day was yesterday but check out these badass ladies.
This video is all you need to know about the presidential election.
Macedonia will no longer let migrants through its border with Greece.
New Mexico is not allowed to require proof of work for food benefits.
Rearranging letters is fun!
Lilly Wachowski has come out as trans.
One of the people running for president makes bacon by shooting a gun.
Someone reinvented the wheel.
V.24 No.46 | 11/12/2015
The Daily Word in Russia, Quentin Tarantino and Anonymous
By Desiree Garcia [ Fri Nov 6 2015 1:13 PM ]
This Ohio teen had no idea he’s been considered missing for 13 years until he tried to apply for college. What are the odds?
One New Mexico filmmaker wants to give the public a glimpse into the lives of APD with a web series.
Adele’s management is taking all the fun out of being drunk on social medial.
It’s like the feud between Quentin Tarantino and Police is more drama than high school.
London gets way more than they bargained for during Million Mask March. Protests aren’t supposed to turn violent, right?
Techno and Feminism. What a time to be alive.
V.24 No.10 | 3/5/2015
Fox Searchlight Pictures
Crib Notes: March 5, 2015
By August March
What do you know about last week’s Albuquerque and New Mexico news? Test your recall with the Alibi pop quiz.
V.24 No.8 | 02/19/2015
The Daily Word in Men's Rights, cryptozoology, PARCC and Tom Joles
By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Feb 25 2015 9:03 AM ]
Good morning, it’s Wednesday, February 25,
and KOB anchorman Tom Joles is having a time-out after a rumored physical altercation with one of his fellow reporters,
it turns out that even beatniks can be beautiful,
a GQ reporter visited a “Men’s Rights” conference and found out that those guys are kind of a bunch of assholes,
2 million cars in the US are outfitted with remote-shut-off technology that can, and has been, hacked,
aiming laser pointers at police helicopters remains a great way to get arrested, even if you say you're sorry,
students and parents continue to protest an upcoming standardized test,
and a local researcher says the uptick in chupacabra sightings is due in part to global warming.
Have a great day!
V.23 No.47 |
The Daily Word in riots in Ferguson again, Kim Jong-Un's trouser snake and Kirk Cameron
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Nov 25 2014 2:40 PM ]
The little Mexican boy with the huge tumor had one third of it removed in Albuquerque!
This woman's attempt at framing an APD cop for sexual assault failed.
The news that Ferguson, MO officer Darren Wilson would not be facing criminal charges brought protesters out to Albuquerque's Central Avenue.
Conflicting and inconsistent testimony is the likely reason Darren Wilson was not indicted in the shooting of Michael Brown.
Here is a summary of Darren Wilson's testimony about the shooting.
The NRA has an argument for keeping toy guns real-looking. It is stupid.
Kirk Cameron is in the news for something stupid again.
Behold The Morbid Anatomy Museum!
Kim Jong-Un has gotten very fat and supposedly has E.D.
Check out this 5,500 year old stone-age axe, with wooden handle, that was discovered in Denmark.
And now for an incredibly offensive WWII Bugs Bunny propaganda cartoon!
V.23 No.39 |
The Daily Word in Jeter's last game, pot lollipops and ghosts
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Sep 26 2014 9:00 AM ]
Hear from those who are on the frontlines in the fight against the Ebola virus.
Derek Jeter played his last game for the New York Yankees and scored a game-winning hit.
Ferguson's police chief joined a march of protesters as a sign of solidarity; however, not everyone was happy about it.
An Oklahoma man decapitated a woman during a workplace fight.
A US Border Patrol agent was arrested for assaulting a 14-year-old boy because he had a cellphone while being detained.
City employees spoke to a manager of AutoZone about chemicals seeping into a nearby drain that runs into the Rio Grande.
Former APD Sgt. Adam Casaus is expected to take the stand today in his own defense after being accused of running a red light and killing a woman.
The federal government is set to pay Navajo Nation $554 million for mismanaging tribal resources.
A girl in Connecticut handed out pot-laced lollipops to her peers, one of whom was hospitalized.
V.23 No.35 | 8/28/2014
Revolutions Per Century
A brief history of American protest music
By August March
American August March examines the storied history of the aural tradition of protest in the USA.
V.23 No.25 | 6/19/2014
Benjamin J. George
On Raised Voices and Structural Inequality
APD protest won’t end until justice is served
By Benjamin J. George
Protester Benjamin J. George explains why police brutality and structural inequality are inextricably intertwined.
A season of police violence and civil disobedience
By David Correia
Wherein academic and activist David Correia considers an “Albuquerque Spring” and the state of APD reform as prelude to Saturday’s March to End Police Brutality.
V.23 No.24 |
The Daily Word in APD protest, Kit Carson Park and Mr. Clean
By August March [ Thu Jun 12 2014 11:34 AM ]
This morning, Metro Court Judge Christina Jaramillo overturned some of David Correia’s conditions of release. The tenured UNM professor and activist will now be allowed to attend City Council meetings.
Yesterday, Mr. Clean visited the Isotopes at home.
During Wednesday’s picketing of APD Chief Gordon Eden, employees of Hotel Albuquerque confronted protesters.
Sandia National Laboratories and the City of Albuquerque are partners, yo.
Diego Sanchez, a UFC fighter, took home $140,000 after his recent Albuquerque appearance.
A rare, native New Mexican jumping mouse is now on the endangered species list.
In Taos, "Kit Carson Park" is no more.
The NM Class-A Six Man High School Football All Star game was recently played in Burque.
A 24-hour Denny’s will soon open in Edgewood.
V.23 No.24 | 6/12/2014
On Speaking Truth to Power
The problem with making your voice heard at City Hall
By Samantha Anne Carrillo
Wherein Alibi Managing Editor Samantha Anne Carrillo considers APD brutality, the arrest of protesters and inaction by City officials.
V.23 No.23 |
The Daily Word in the SPU shooting, same-sex marriage polls and "Desiree"
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Jun 6 2014 9:41 AM ]
A shooting at Seattle Pacific University left one student dead and a couple others wounded.
Hundreds of New Yorkers gathered today to pay respects to Prince Joshua (P.J.) Avitto, a 6-year-old boy from Brooklyn who was stabbed and killed in an elevator.
A Virgina base is on lockdown after a stabbing this morning. A suspect hasn't been apprehended.
According to a Washington Post/ABC poll, about 50 percent of America thinks same-sex marriage is a constitutional right.
If you're going to the Albuquerque Sunport, watch out for “Desiree.”
Mayor Richard Berry responds to the protest that took over his office.
Five teens in Santa Fe who shot at cars with BB guns called the cops on themselves when one of their victims started chasing them.
APD Chief Gorden Eden wants the police union to cooperate with DOJ reviews and reforms.
It looks like police officers in Spokane aren't allowed to make whoopee on the job anymore.
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