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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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Feb 10

U.S. Military Quietly causing Devastation in Africa

The United States has a long history of intervention in Africa that is not widely discussed. Africa is a continent with tremendous resources that has been colonized and exploited by Western countries for more than 100 years. True to the practices of colonizers, the United States and its allies have made sure that African governments …

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Feb 05

New National Defense Strategy: Arms Race and Great Power Conflict

The new National Defense Strategy announced last week moves from the ‘war on terror’ toward conflict with great powers. The move from military conflict against non-state actors, i.e. ‘terrorists’, to great power conflict means more military hardware, massive spending on weapons and a new arms race. We speak with Nicolas Davies and Mike Whitney about reasons …

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Jan 29

The Fight for Immigrant’s Rights; DACA and Beyond

In 2017, President Trump repealed Obama’s executive order for young immigrants, Dreamers, called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which allowed them temporary status in the United States. The repeal took effect in September and advocates have been fighting since then to restore DACA and pass the Dream Act, which would create a path to …

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Jan 23

Jeff Sessions’ Assault On Marijuana Legalization

Jeff Sessions, head of the Department of Justice, reversed the “Cole Memo” that allowed states to pursue marijuana legalization without fear of the federal government stepping in and prosecuting the marijuana industry. Sessions is leaving it up to each state’s federal prosecutor to decide on how to proceed. This happened just as California moved to implement …

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Jan 15

The United States Empire is Falling. What does that mean?

In his latest book, “In the Shadow of the American Century: The rise and decline of US global power,” Alfred McCoy writes about the tools used by the United States to maintain global domination and how its status is declining. McCoy predicts that China will replace the US as the dominant global power holder by 2030. …

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Jan 05

Special Report: Are the Long-Term US Regime Change Efforts behind Iran Protests?

This is our first Special Report recorded in the new Popular Resistance Studio. We talked to Mostafa Afzalzadeh from Tehran about what the current protests in Iran are about and where they are going. Mostafa has been an independent journalist in Iran for 15 years and a documentary filmmaker. One of his documentaries is Manufacturing …

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Jan 02

Movement Strategy for our Times

In 2017, more people became activated for social justice. At the same time, white supremacist groups became more visible, marching with torches and chanting words of hatred. There were conflicts between people who disagreed over what tactics would be most effective in stopping the rise of white supremacy and fascism and achieving greater equality and …

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Dec 27

Issues that Drive the Coming Transformation

The year 2017 has been another active year for people fighting on a wide range of fronts. The Trump administration has brought many issues that have existed for years out into the open where they are more difficult to deny – racism, colonialism, imperialism, capitalism and patriarchy and the crises they create. There will be …

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Dec 19

Organizing for our Rights to Internet Equality

On December 14, 2017, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), lead by chairman Ajit Pai, voted to dismantle the hard-won net neutrality rules, going against widespread public support for those rules. The public organized in a massive effort to stop the vote, and now organizations, states and people are taking action to revoke and challenge the …

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Nov 21

The Great and Growing Wealth Divide in the United States

A new report released by Chuck Collins and Josh Hoxie of the Institute for Policy Studies, “Billionaire Bonanza 2017: The Forbes 400 and the Rest of Us,” reveals that only 3 people in the US hold wealth equivalent to the bottom 50% of the population, about 160 million people. The wealth divide is getting more …

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