MFlowers

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Date registered: December 12, 2012

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  1. Poor-Led People’s Campaign Marches To Resurrect Resurrection City — June 10, 2018
  2. Venezuela Needs Our Solidarity, Not Charity — June 5, 2018
  3. Our Healthcare System is so Broken, Even Non-profits are Failing US — May 21, 2018
  4. Entering the “Brave New World” of Corporatized Education — May 15, 2018
  5. “Climate Change is More of a Problem than We Anticipated”: Interview with Dr. Michael Mann — May 7, 2018

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Jun 10

Poor-Led People’s Campaign Marches To Resurrect Resurrection City

For the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Poor People’s Campaign and Resurrection City, poor and houseless people marched from the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia to Washington, DC where they are setting up a Resurrection City in DuPont Circle. We speak with Tiny (aka Lisa Gray-Garcia), co-founder of POOR Magazine and a participant …

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Jun 05

Venezuela Needs Our Solidarity, Not Charity

The Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela just succeeded against the forces of US imperialism through the election of Nicolas Maduro for a second term as president. US officials were openly calling for regime change, supporting opposition forces and announcing that the recent presidential election was illegitimate before it even occurred. We spoke with Roger Harris, past …

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May 21

Our Healthcare System is so Broken, Even Non-profits are Failing US

Since the Affordable Care Act passed in 2010, there has been an unprecedented consolidation in the healthcare industry. Giant medical corporations are investing in “vertical integration,” which basically means they own everything, including the hospitals, doctor’s practices, long term care centers, pharmacies, insurances (both public and private), and more. This gives corporations the power to …

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May 15

Entering the “Brave New World” of Corporatized Education

First there were charter schools and high stakes testing, and now we are entering a whole new realm of corporate education that treats students as commodities and views schools and teachers as obstacles to profits. Education corporations are pushing computer-based learning on students and crowding out classroom-based instruction, even though studies show online learning is …

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May 07

“Climate Change is More of a Problem than We Anticipated”: Interview with Dr. Michael Mann

Each new study on climate change shows that not only is the crisis here now, but changes are happening a century earlier than predicted. We speak with respected climate scientist, Dr. Michael Mann, about what we can expect in the next decades and what we need to do to mitigate and adapt to the climate …

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May 01

Historic Opportunity for Peace on the Korean Peninsula

The meeting between President Moon Jae-in of South Korea and Chairman Kim Jong Un of North Korea resulted in an agreement to end the Korean War and work toward unity. Their declaration was a major breakthrough where the two Koreas announced Koreans will determine their own fate and end hostilities on the Korean Peninsula. We speak with Hyun Lee, an editor of …

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Apr 25

“We need to act now”: An Interview with Chelsea Manning

April 25 – Chelsea Manning is running for U.S. Senate in Maryland in the Democratic Party primary against career politician, Ben Cardin. She explains why she is running, her concerns about the future, which should be of concern to all of us, and what we should be doing right now. We also bring you news …

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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 Vijay 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, the 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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