Aug 28

Climate Crisis Connects Us, Climate Justice Requires Unity

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese Originally published in Popular Resistance Above photo: Activists outside the UN climate change conference (COP17) in Durban, South Africa. Reuters. What do rigged corporate trade agreements like the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Paris Treaty, an international climate agreement to be signed in 2015, have in common? They are both …

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Aug 17

Ferguson Exposes The Reality Of Militarized, Racist Policing

This is a teachable moment for the nation that presents an opportunity to transform policing so it serves the people. The killing of Michael Brown by a Ferguson, MO police officer, who was identified Friday as Darren Wilson, and the aftermath in which nonviolent protesters and reporters were met with a violent and militarized police …

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Aug 10

Now Is a Critical Moment to Stop Some Scary Global Corporate Deals That Are in the Works

Solidarity will build the power needed to transform trade so people and planet come before profits. By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers Originally published in Alternet The moment facing the Trans-Pacific Partnership and its sibling the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (known as ‘TAFTA’) and the future approach to trade is reaching a critical stage. …

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Jul 26

Why People Are Organizing to End U.S. Empire

The U.S. empire economy no longer serves us — as it fades, we must choose our path forward. By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers Originally published in Alternet World history is filled with empires, e.g. the Roman and Byzantine empires, the European colonial empires, various ancient Iranian empires, the Arab Caliphate and Ottoman Empire, the …

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Jul 20

US Empire Reaches Breaking Point – Time To End It

The people of the United States must work to end the interventionist violence of the U.S. Empire. By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers Originally published in Alternet.org This is Part I of a two part series on American Empire. Part II will focus on the Empire Economy and how it is failing to work for …

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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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