MFlowers

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Date registered: December 12, 2012

Latest posts

  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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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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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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