MFlowers

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Date registered: December 12, 2012

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  1. Syria – “The United States is not in Control”: An Interview with Vijay Prashad — April 15, 2018
  2. 50 Years Later, the Poor People’s Campaign Continues — April 8, 2018
  3. “Israel has No Legitimacy”: An Interview with Miko Peled — April 3, 2018
  4. Resistance is Necessary to Overcome the Climate Crisis — April 2, 2018
  5. Farming for the Health of People and the Planet — March 29, 2018

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Apr 15

Syria – “The United States is not in Control”: An Interview with Vijay Prashad

April 15, 2018 – We speak with┬áVijay Prashad, who provides insightful analysis of the situation in Syria and the aerial bombing of Damascus by the US. The US’ claims, which were used to justify the bombing, of attacking Syrian chemical weapons facilities make little sense. If the US knew of such facilities,┬áthe information should have …

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Apr 08

50 Years Later, the Poor People’s Campaign Continues

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Poor People’s Campaign, called for by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Although Dr. King was murdered a month prior to the Poor People’s Campaign, it happened anyway. Resurrection City was built on the Mall in Washington, DC and people stayed there for six weeks. Fifty years …

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Apr 03

“Israel has No Legitimacy”: An Interview with Miko Peled

In Palestine, on Friday, March 30, Land Day, thousands of Palestinians demonstrated. This began six weeks of protests leading up to the 70th anniversary of the Nakba on May 15. Israeli soldiers fired at the demonstrators with live ammunition killing 17 and wounding over one thousand. We speak with author and activist Miko Peled about …

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Apr 02

Resistance is Necessary to Overcome the Climate Crisis

The science is clear that we must no longer build new fossil fuel infrastructure and we must invest in clean sources of energy, yet oil and gas companies continue to receive permits to build more pipelines, compressor stations and refineries. in response, communities are organizing to stop these projects. We speak with Tim DeChristopher about …

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Mar 29

Farming for the Health of People and the Planet

Our current food system has a large negative impact on the climate crisis and our health. Factory farms produce large amounts of Greenhouse Gases (GHGs), pollute the land, air and water and deplete the nutrients in soil. We are eating foods that contain low levels of nutrients and contain hormones, antibiotics and pesticides that harm …

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Mar 19

The Public Banking Movement is Taking Off in the U.S.

Public Banks exist around the world. They are used to hold public dollars, such as taxes and fees, to keep the money local so it serves the public interest, instead of giving it to Wall Street banks who charge high fees and interest rates. There is only one public bank so far in the United …

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Mar 13

Marches On Washington To End The Wars

President Trump formally requested the Pentagon to organize a military parade in Washington, DC on November 11, celebrated as Veteran’s Day. However, groups of veterans want to stop the glorification of war and are organizing to reclaim the holiday as Armistice Day. This November is the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War …

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Mar 05

Public Unions Under Attack Build Power to Fight Back

The Supreme Court has entered the final phase in its deliberation of Janus vs AFSCME and is expected to announce its decision this June. If the decision is made against public sector unions, as is expected, it will be one more nail in the coffin of collective bargaining and protection of worker’s rights. Union leaders …

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Feb 28

Indigenous Wisdom Provides Path for Positive Change

Sherri Mitchell, Penobscot, an Indigenous lawyer, writer and activist, has a new book, “Sacred Instructions: Indigenous Wisdom for Living Spirit-Based Change,” which explains her personal journey to activism and both how our societies have arrived at this time of grave threats and what we can do to create change. Some of our tasks are to …

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Feb 13

Latin American Resistance and United States Imperialism

Latin America is described as the back yard of the United States. There is a long history of US intervention in Latin American countries and vibrant resistance both to the US and to vicious right wing governments. Current hot spots are Venezuela, where the US is now openly advocating regime change, Colombia, which is struggling …

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