MFlowers

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Date registered: December 12, 2012

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  1. Broadening And Sharpening The Climate Justice Movement — September 13, 2014
  2. What Will It Take to Create Climate Justice? — September 11, 2014
  3. On ISIS, Syria and Iraq, US on the Wrong Path — September 11, 2014
  4. Don’t Look To US Government To Solve Climate Crisis — September 6, 2014
  5. Climate Alarms Ringing, US Fails To Act — September 5, 2014

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Sep 13

Broadening And Sharpening The Climate Justice Movement

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese Originally published on Occupy.com This is the fifth installment in a series co-produced by Occupy.com and Popular Resistance, written in the run-up to the People’s Climate March and Climate Convergence actions happening next week in New York ahead of UN Climate Summit negotiations. Read the first part here, the second part here, the …

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Sep 11

What Will It Take to Create Climate Justice?

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese Originally published in Occupy.com All of the elements required to create climate justice seem to be in place. The climate movement can put hundreds of thousands on the streets, organize creative civil resistance, get thousands to risk arrest and mobilize blockades of tar sands, fracking, oil pipelines and mountain …

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Sep 11

On ISIS, Syria and Iraq, US on the Wrong Path

David Swanson writes that war is always based on lies and that is obvious as the US becomes more committed to greater military involvement in Iraq and Syria each day. In this episode we will look at the roots of the crises in Iraq and Syria. Where did ISIS come from? What are the options …

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Sep 06

Don’t Look To US Government To Solve Climate Crisis

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese Originally published in Occupy.com This is the third part of a series being co-produced by Popular Resistance and Occupy.com, focusing on the upcoming climate protests this month at the United Nations in New York. Read the first installment here and the second installment here. This year, 14 federal agencies in the United …

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Sep 05

Climate Alarms Ringing, US Fails To Act

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese Originally posted in Occupy.com The recent report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the most worrisome so far. Paired with data from the 2014 National Climate Assessment, there is no question that the climate crisis is here and is accelerating at a faster pace than predicted. Its effects …

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Aug 28

The Climate Crisis Connects Us

We spoke with organizers of the New York Climate Convergence, a two day conference just before the People’s Climate March that will focus on discussion of the roots of the climate crisis, obstacles to addressing it and how to build a united movement to put real solutions in place while stopping false and harmful solutions. …

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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 18

Connecting the Climate Crisis, Wars, Surveillance and More

We spend the hour with Dr. Nafeez Ahmed who is a bestselling author, investigative journalist and international security scholar. He is executive director of the Institute for Policy Research & Development. His newest book is “Zero Point,” a science fiction thriller that “explore[s] the self-defeating hubris of an all-powerful national security state in an era …

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Aug 13

Demilitarizing the Police for Safer Communities

We speak about the increasing militarization of police forces throughout the US. Armed with military equipment including assault rifles and tanks and trained by the military, the police force is treating our streets like a war zone and responding with excessive force to events, particularly when people of color are involved. Our guests, Carl Williams …

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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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