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Jun 28

Popular Resistance Is Building Up, from Hunger Strikes to Democracy Protests Across the Planet

The paradox of power is that the real power is with us, if we have the courage to use it. By Kevin Zeese, Margaret Flowers AlterNet, June 28, 2013  This week, there were many lessons in courage from people who overcame fears and created winning situations by turning power on its head and building the movement. On Wednesday morning, …

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Jun 25

Time for an Economy Of, By and For the People

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers Center on Research on Globalization, June 25, 2013 The reaction to Ben Bernanke’s suggestion that it may be time to wind down the easy money policies which have been injecting $85 billion into the hands of Wall Street each month show that the ‘recovery’ has been a fraud. In the …

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Jun 14

Eric Snowden Had a Breaking Point, Where He Decided to Risk It All to Fix This Country — What’s Yours?

Change starts with action, and each of us has a way to contribute.    By Kevin Zeese, Margaret Flowers AlterNet, JUne 14, 2013 When Edward Snowden reached his breaking point, the world saw the truth about the vast extent of spying by the NSA on Americans and people around the world. In an act of conscience, Snowden released secret …

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Jun 07

Be Prepared for the Inevitable and Unpredictable Mass Movement

People who seek justice and an end to militarism feel like they are laboring in relative obscurity, organizing seemingly unnoticed actions, but at some point a wave of mass resistance arises. Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com/Mohamed Elsayyed By Kevin Zeese, Margaret Flowers AlterNet, June 6, 2013  The surprise events in Turkey show how unpredictable mass movements are.  Turkey, which is …

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Mar 07

Gang Green or Fresh Greens?

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers The environmental movement is at a critical crossroads. Younger and bolder environmental groups are rising up and engaging in creative and strategic direct action. Will the older and more traditional environmental groups learn from them and adjust their tactics to be more effective? The old environmental movement, ‘Gang Green,’ …

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