MFlowers

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Date registered: December 12, 2012

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  1. Why People Are Organizing to End U.S. Empire — July 26, 2014
  2. United States Empire Stretching Itself Too Thin — July 24, 2014
  3. US Empire Reaches Breaking Point – Time To End It — July 20, 2014
  4. Crowdsourcing Our Way Out of the Crisis of Democracy — July 14, 2014
  5. New Initiatives to Really Address the Climate Crisis — July 5, 2014

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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 24

United States Empire Stretching Itself Too Thin

We speak about the expanding US Empire. The United States is the largest empire in the history of the world with over 1,000 bases and outposts around the world compared to the 37 bases of the British Empire at its peak. Despite our military being stretched thin and the military budget causing austerity to social …

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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 05

New Initiatives to Really Address the Climate Crisis

We speak with Courtney White, author of “Grass, Soil, Hope” who has traveled the world and experimented on his own ranch to find ways to sequester carbon that are sustainable and also solve other problems related to the climate crisis, water management and food security. Though the evidence for these solutions is very strong, they …

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Jul 04

Creating a Cooperative Economy

As the failings of the capitalist economy become more evident, people recognize that there are alternatives. The cooperative economy though largely hidden is growing and is outperforming the capitalist economy when it comes to job and economic stability. The cooperative economy places capital in service of jobs instead of the other way around. To discuss …

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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 27

What The EFM Is Going On In Michigan?

We take a look at the disturbing trends in Michigan. Emergency Financial Managers are being appointed by the governor to run cities and school boards, particularly in black majority communities, in a dictatorial fashion. As our guest Tom Stephens writes,”The Emergency Financial Manager regime imposed on Detroit is ‘an entirely new and unprecedented form of …

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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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