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ANSWER: Department of Defense funding of university research

The National Science Foundation also compiles this information as a part of how it tracks Research and Development funding in the series Science and Engineering Statistics - Academic Research and Development Expenditures. The most recent year available from NSF is for FY2004.

Another ANSWER: Department of Defense funding of university research

I've dug up official numbers from the Department of Defense - details are below. I hope this is helpful!

A google search for "Department of Defense fiscal year 2006 budget" yielded President Bush's request for DOD funding for FY2006 here. Page 8 of the PDF breaks down discretionary funding for RDT&E (Research, Development, Test and Evaluation), which is 69.4 billion for FY06 and 66.8 billion for FY07.

ANSWER: the word "revolution"

You should also consider consulting Samuel Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language, originally published in 1755. It can be searched online here: www.fab24.net/jd300905/index.htm

ANSWER: Forward Operating Base Falcon

Lexis Academic gets 25 hits for full text search, past 6 months: ammunition and falcon, and 8 hits for: base falcon, but the articles mentioning the October 10 mortar attack all say "no reports of casualties".

Anti-Racism for Activists: a Bibliography

This is the beginning of a bibliography of anti-racist resources, particularly those that focus on dealing with racism and oppression in activist communities. Radical Reference members, please add to it, just keep your citations alphabetical and in the same style. Non Rad Reffies, e-mail me your suggestions.
 

Materials for People of Color

Articles | Books | Visual Media for White Allies


Radical Reference Dream Projects

This site is dedicated to Radical Reference (RR) dream projects. Since RR was launched, numerous great project ideas have emerged. We hope RR dream projects will turn into reality in the near future and the first step is listing those dreams. Please feel free to pursue any of our dream projects and/or list your dream project(s) on this page or submit them to RR Web administrators who will post for you. When you list your dream project, please note your contact information. Someone might volunteer to help your dream come true!

Pittsburgh Radical Reference Local Collective

9/14/09

New York City Tenant Resources

Tenant Research FAQs

Question: There is noisy and/or hazardous construction work being done on the property. Does my landlord have a permit for this?
Answer: You can find out which permits have been applied for and/or issued for each property in New York City through the Building Information Systems database on the Department of Buildings website: http://a810-bisweb.nyc.gov/bisweb/bsqpm01.jsp. You can call 311 to make a complaint (if there's not a permit or there's a hazardous condition).

Prisoner Support Resources

All of Us or None "A national organizing initiative of prisoners, former prisoners and felons, to combat the many forms of discrimination that we face as the result of felony convictions."
ACLU Prisoners Rights "The only national litigation program on behalf of prisoners."
AFSC Stopmax "To promote and support a national movement to end the use of solitary confinement and related forms of torture in US prisons."
Anarchist Black Cross Federation "In May of 1995, a small group of ABC collectives merged into a Federation whose aim was to focus on the overall support and defense of U.S. Political Prisoners/Prisoners of War."
Battered Women’s Justice Project "Provides resources for advocates, battered women, legal and justice system personnel, policymakers, and others engaged in the justice system response to domestic violence."
Books to prisoners programs in North America
Black and Pink "Black & Pink is an open family of LGBTQ prisoners and 'free world' allies who support each other."
Break the Chains "A news and discussion forum for supporters of political prisoners, prisoners of war, politicized social prisoners, and victims of police and state intimidation."
Buddhist Peace Fellowship – Transformative Justice Program "Committed to working with prisoners, their families, and all other persons associated with the prison system to address the systemic violence within the prison-industrial complex."

Greater Los Angeles Radical Reference Collective

Four people attended the group's first meeting at the Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research, a library known for its archival sources on Left groups and individuals in the Los Angeles area. Early next year we hope to have recruited more members and hold a workshop for community-organizers on research strategies.

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