MFlowers

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Date registered: December 12, 2012

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  1. Senator Wyden Starts Round II As He Pushes TPP Fast Track — April 14, 2014
  2. Cecily McMillan Trial Update — April 12, 2014
  3. Sharpen Your Pitchforks, Viva La Resistance, Examining Fascism in the US — April 11, 2014
  4. US Overthrowing Democracies, Destroying Public Schools, When is a Putsch a Putsch? — April 10, 2014
  5. McCutcheon Should Become A Rallying Cry for A Campaign to ‘End the Rule of Money’ — April 8, 2014

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Apr 14

Senator Wyden Starts Round II As He Pushes TPP Fast Track

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers Originally posted in PopularResistance.org Global Corporations Scheme to Take Control of Our Economy Continues — We Can Put a Stop to It Time to correct the failures of globalized trade. The broad movement for fair trade has stalled the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).  When fast track trade promotion authority was …

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Apr 12

Cecily McMillan Trial Update

Cecily McMillan night before the trial by Jenna Pope Key Ruling: Defense Can Ask About Officer Bovell’s Past Violent Conduct By Kevin Zeese Originally published in Popular Resistance.org The trial of Cecily McMillan – a prosecution that should not even be taking place – is in recess today and about half way through jury selection. …

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Apr 11

Sharpen Your Pitchforks, Viva La Resistance, Examining Fascism in the US

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SHARPEN YOUR PITCHFORKS   Yesterday the House of Representatives passed Paul Ryan’s budget plan that would, if made into law, cut $5.1 trillion from programs that serve primarily low to moderate income citizens. On the chopping block are Medicaid, Medicare, food stamps, college grants, medical research, and programs to shore up our infrastructure.   As usual, …

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Apr 10

US Overthrowing Democracies, Destroying Public Schools, When is a Putsch a Putsch?

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USA: OVERTHROWING DEMOCRACIES EVERYWHERE Nicolas Davies has a piece showing how the US government directs violence from its embassies with which to overthrow democracies around the world.  This is particularly timely as the results of the coup in Ukraine take shape, and the ongoing violence in Venezuela is being directed in order to overthrow the democratically-elected …

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Apr 08

McCutcheon Should Become A Rallying Cry for A Campaign to ‘End the Rule of Money’

Throughout history, bad court decisions have helped energize movements — people power can make that happen again. By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers Originally published in Alternet While some still believe the United States is the greatest democracy on Earth, the US is actually a plutocracy, a government ruled by the wealthiest. The recent Supreme Court …

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Apr 08

Closer to WWIII, Peek around Propaganda, Banksters gone Wild, Was Turkey behind Syrian Attack?

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SLIDING CLOSER TO WORLD WAR III The coup government in Ukraine is talking about putting down the protests by ethnic Russians in Eastern and Southern Ukraine.  The only question is how much force they will use.  Our own government, clearly behind the Kiev coup, now has reversed itself and says protesters who are ethnic Russian …

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Apr 07

Republic of Donetsk?, Time for Public Financing of Elections, ‘Cult of Intelligence’

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THE REPUBLIC OF DONETSK?   “Ukraine: pro-Russia activists proclaim independent republic in Donetsk,” screams the topheadline at The Guardian this morning.  Russian-speaking Ukrainians are protesting all over the Eastern and Southern parts of the nation this morning, many calling for a Ukrainian federation, but others wanting to join Russia, like Crimea. Western press have generally recognized the …

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Apr 02

Monday, April 14: The New Health Law and Debt Resistance

We spoke with Dave Johnson who is one of hundreds that joined Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers in being Conscientious Objectors to the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). We discuss why we are COs and about building a movement against corporate health care and for a single payer or Medicare for all system. Then we spoke …

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Apr 01

World Bank ‘Doing Business’ Ranking Fueling Worldwide Revolt

We spoke with Martin Kirk and Anuradha Mittal about the World Bank’s “Doing Business” ranking which encourages countries to lower protections for workers, public health and the environment in order to attract businesses. It allows businesses to move factories and capital to countries with the lowest standards and fuels the race to the bottom. Of …

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Apr 01

Eternal War News, LUV Action, Fighting the Militarized State

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ETERNAL WAR NEWS OF THIS MORNING Common Dreams runs a headline, “Is Obama Covertly Expanding US Role in Syria?”  The Syrian opposition’s al Qaeda-linked forces took over the Syrian town of Kessab, where it appears that most of the Christian population were able to escape before the usual slaughter began.  These jihadists often kill those who are not strict …

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