Jul 14

Crowdsourcing Our Way Out of the Crisis of Democracy

Repeatedly the people of the United States are shown how anti-democratic the government really is. By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers Originally published in Alternet More Americans are fed up with the phony democracy that exists in the United States. Across the nation people are engaged in democracy rebellions as many re-examine the nation’s roots, …

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Jul 09

Snowden Should Refuse To Play “Alice In Wonderland”

Clinton and Kerry Call On Snowden To Submit To Sham Security State Trial By Kevin Zeese Edward Snowden submitting to prosecution in the United States would be like Alice going into the courtroom in Wonderland.  Alice stood before the King and Queen of Hearts who served as the judges. Knaves were chained on the ground …

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Jul 02

Enough Abuse! Mobilizing For Real Democracy in the US

Whether it’s a secret trade agreement, Detroit’s water woes, or action in Iraq, democracy has taken several hits in this country. By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers Originally published in Alternet Each week, the American people are confronted with new abusive anti-democratic actions by the corporate-run government. The underlying cause is the rule of money …

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Jun 26

Courage: Showing Solidarity With Whistleblowers and Defending Our Right to Know

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers Originally published in TruthOut This interview with Sarah Harrison of the Courage Foundation is based on a radio interview conducted by Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese on Clearing The FOG, originally heard on We Act Radio, 1480 AM in Washington, DC, and also available by podcast. Sarah Harrison is a British …

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Jun 23

Activists Quickly Organize to Oppose More War in Iraq

The American public is sick and tired of war — and the movement to end it is growing. By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers Originally published in Alternet In the last week, there has been a rapid march toward military action in Iraq despite widespread opposition to more war among the US population for a …

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Jun 20

Rising People-Powered Movement Of Movements Is Transforming The World

By Margaret Flowers Originally published in Kosmos Journal On a snowy weekend in January, activists for social, economic and environmental justice from across the United States gathered in a Chicago union hall to plan a Global Climate Convergence: ten days of action from Earth Day to May Day. Many of these activists had never focused …

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Jun 15

Hawks Push For Iraq War, The Rule Of Law Prevents It

By Kevin Zeese Originally published in PopularResistance.org Obama Does Not Have the Authority to go to War Without Congressional Authorization The same people who got the US into the mistaken Iraq War are now urging President Obama to use military force in Iraq again. Republican hawks are using the violence in Iraq as a political …

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Jun 13

Defending Our ‘Right To Know’ With Courage

By Kevin Zeese Originally published in PopularResistance.org The Courage Foundation Defends Those Who Risk Life and Liberty to Reveal the Truth Snowden: the Courage Foundation is “a new rapid response team for global democracy.” On June 11th in Berlin, a new international organization was announced whose purpose is to (1) defend whistleblowers when they are facing …

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Jun 11

Rising Up! The Growing People-Powered Movement Is Showing Power

A report shows that we are seeing the largest protests in world history, with a steady increase in the overall number of demonstrations annually. By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers Originally published in Alternet Last week was the one year anniversary of our project Popular Resistance.Daily news updates on the website report on what is occurring in the movement for …

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Jun 05

Is The Destructive Drug War Being Brought To An End?

An awakening is occurring, the U.S. is finally getting on the right path, can we end the war on drugs? Here’s what you can do right now! By Kevin Zeese, originally published in Huffington Post Making positive change often seems impossible, but one area that should give people hope is the movement toward ending the …

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