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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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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