MFlowers

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Date registered: December 12, 2012

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  1. Uniting in the Fight for Immigrant Rights — February 17, 2017
  2. What Next For Education? — February 10, 2017
  3. Escalating US Failed Foreign Policy in the Middle East and Asia — February 5, 2017
  4. New Coalition to Win National Improved Medicare for All — January 27, 2017
  5. Propaganda and Silencing Political Dissent — January 14, 2017

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Feb 17

Uniting in the Fight for Immigrant Rights

The Trump administration has taken the attack on immigrants in the United States to a higher level, and people are responding in some areas with escalated fight back. From Sanctuary Cities to Rapid Response Teams to days of mass actions, communities are organizing to disobey stricter enforcement of deportations and to pressure the Trump administration …

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Feb 10

What Next For Education?

Last week, the US Senate confirmed Betsy DeVos as the new head of the Department of Education. DeVos, who has no experience in public education, is a wealthy Republican donor and proponent of vouchers and charter schools. There was widespread opposition to her appointment by teachers and the public. Public schools and the rights of …

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Feb 05

Escalating US Failed Foreign Policy in the Middle East and Asia

In his first few weeks in office, the Trump administration has escalated US aggression towards both Syria and Iran. He is asking for more US military presence on the ground in Syria, which may increase tension with Russia, and signed an Executive Order for more sanctions against Iran, which received bipartisan support in Congress. Trump’s National …

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Jan 27

New Coalition to Win National Improved Medicare for All

As President Trump and Congress repeal the failing “Affordable Care Act” it becomes even more critical that people organize to make National Improved Medicare for All the only politically viable replacement. To that end, a new coalition called Health Over Profit for Everyone (HOPE) has formed to use all of the tools necessary to finally …

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Jan 14

Propaganda and Silencing Political Dissent

The outgoing President Obama, who used the Espionage Law more times than all other presidents combined to go after whistleblowers and the media, hurled a final blow at political dissent when he signed the newest version of the National Defense Authorization Act into law (on the Friday before Christmas when people weren’t paying attention). Within …

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Jan 08

Time to Build and Fight to Become Ungovernable

Communities around the country are meeting and preparing for the continued onslaught of neo-liberalism that has exploded the wealth divide and has undermined education, health care, wages and more and the additional threats of an administration and Congress that are openly hostile towards immigrants, Muslims, LGBTQ, women and blacks. We speak with Kali Akuno of …

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Jan 01

A Presidency of Protest

Throughout 2016, there have been protests of presidential candidates, both Republican and Democrat. They took place during the primaries, at the conventions and through and after the election. No matter who was elected, it was clear that the next president would be a plutocrat who does not have the interests of the people or planet …

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Dec 17

Indigenous Sovereignty On The Line

The fight to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline from being built on tribal land and under Lake Oahe of the Missouri River has brought together hundreds of tribes in an historic show of unity. Non-indigenous people and organizations have also joined to support this Indigenous-led effort. There is a long legacy of extraction of fuels on …

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Dec 11

Building Green Party Power

Now that the election is over, we will discuss what it will take to build political power for the changes that we require. We’ll look specifically at the Green Party, its history, its context within the current political environment and what must be done next.   Listen here:   Relevant articles and websites: GP.org Greens Speak …

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Nov 28

The People’s Tribunal on the Iraq War

On Dec. 1 and 2, the People’s Tribunal on the Iraq War will take place in Washington, DC. Organized by CODEPINK, people from around the world will testify or send testimony on the lies that were used to start the war and on the costs of war. We speak with two people who will participate, …

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