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IT’S ABOUT DAMN TIME: How We Prioritize People and the Planet

The political center for the last 20 years has not been as innocuous as we might think.  We supporters might have had our minds on what was best for citizens and the environment.  The problem is that centrist leaders (Republican & Democratic moderates) have been championing the interests of their corporate donors at the expense …

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Leader of Trump Rally Hands Microphone to a leader of Black Lives Matter Movement: WHY THIS MOMENT OF CONNECTION MATTERS

You come across a hundred "clips to watch" every week.  You obviously have to skip most.  Don't skip this one.  This is really good.  Don't miss the end to see what happened after he spoke.  WOW.  From "They don't exist" to "Can I get your picture with my son?"  The power of communication. HERE'S THE VIDEO …

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THE MOST DESTRUCTIVE POLICY THAT YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF ……………………. What if the rise of Trump, loss of good jobs, damage to the environment & nazis in the streets are all simply the result of one bad policy (one we can change)?

(This is the detailed version of the story.   For the short version, please click here ). For an even shorter version, please click here .   (Also, if you're looking for some good news after you read this, click here to see how we have more power than we think and can beat this).   For …

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“After a few generations of this, almost all of the nation’s wealth will be in the hands of a few thousand families.” – Robert Reich

"If you don't think this is a problem, go back and take a look at the Roman Empire -- right before the fall." - Robert Reich Reich really nails a key problem in this article: http://www.rawstory.com/2017/09/a-handful-of-ultra-rich-dynastic-families-are-bleeding-the-country-dry-and-destroying-american-democracy/ Here are some statistics and facts to consider: The game is rigged. (If you doubt that, just read this: …

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198 Effective Methods of Nonviolent Resistance (marching is only one of them)

Martin Luther King, Jr. said that nonviolence is the most powerful weapon on earth. Gene Sharp agrees.   Sharp (who was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize) developed a list of 198 Methods of non-violent resistance and wrote books describing how to deploy them successfully.   As you'll see in the video below, Sharp's proven …

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Conservatives & Progressives are now joining together to unrig our system (and corporate-funded centrist political leaders are not happy about it)

Fascinating. Conservatives and progressives are getting together to unrig our system.  Over 600,000 people have already joined this movement (and it's only just begun). Check out the two short video clips below. They're very sharp and get right to the point. They show: a) how the system is rigged and b) one way to fix …

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Are these protests from 1999 (Seattle WTO), 2011 (Occupy Wall Street), 2016 (Standing Rock & Black Lives Matter) & 2017 (anti-fascism protests) making more sense now that the IMF has admitted the destructiveness of 20+ years of corporate neoliberalism? (All 5 protests resist the results of that 1 bad policy that promotes fascism & racism & puts corporate wishes above human needs & the earth).

Please see link below.                           The DOZENS OF AMAZING PHOTOS at the top & bottom of this post really tell the story.   How do all these protests fit together?   They all resist the effects of the most destructive policy you've never …

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INEQUALITY IS REAL, IT’S PERSONAL, IT’S EXPENSIVE & IT WAS CREATED.

(Please don't miss another solution in red at bottom).   This video clip is 2 minutes & 30 seconds long and very informative.    Narrated by Robert Reich. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ik1y4ZNSjek   After you watch the video, check out this companion website also has some really compelling stats and graphs.    More importantly, it lists issues and …

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This fellow in Australia pretty much nails it. I guess things aren’t all that different halfway around the world.

Here's an op ed by Malcolm King in  "INDaily: Adelaide's Independent News" Adelaide is the 5th largest city in Australia.   'NEOLIBERALISM:  Goodbye & Thanks for Nothing" It took eight years after the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) for the western world to realise that neoliberalism had turned communities into strangers, pauperised the working class and …

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Who deserves to be poor?

This program "Who deserves to be poor?" is produced by WNYC and it will blow you away.   If more people understood the information in this, it would completely change the debate. Listening to this program could turn a conservative into a progressive.   It's one portion of a 5 part series called "Busted:  America's …

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