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16.06.2020

Angela Davis on Abolition, Calls to Defund Police, Toppled Racist Statues & Voting in 2020 Election

Angela Davis on Abolition, Calls to Defund Police, Toppled Racist Statues & Voting in 2020 Election

Amid a worldwide uprising against police brutality and racism, we discuss the historic moment with legendary scholar and activist Angela Davis. She also responds to the destruction and removal of racist monuments in cities across the United States; President Trump’s upcoming rally on Juneteenth in Tulsa, the site of a… »

16.06.2020

Bernie, Amendments, and Moving the Money

Bernie, Amendments, and Moving the Money

Senator Bernie Sanders has finally done something that some of us thought would give his presidential campaign a big boost four years ago, and again this past year. He’s proposed to introduce legislation to move a significant amount of money from militarism to human and environmental needs (or at least human… »

15.06.2020

Experts Say $17.5 Billion Writedown by BP Prove Oil Giant Knows ‘Reserves of Oil and Gas Increasingly Worthless’

Experts Say $17.5 Billion Writedown by BP Prove Oil Giant Knows ‘Reserves of Oil and Gas Increasingly Worthless’

Experts Say $17.5 Billion Writedown by BP Prove Oil Giant Knows ‘Reserves of Oil and Gas Increasingly Worthless’ By Eoin Higgins, staff writer – Common Dreams Fossil fuel giant BP announced Monday it will write down nearly $18 billion in existing assets, a move that climate advocates say is more… »

15.06.2020

Face 2 Face with Dr. Natasha Gordon-Chipembere

Face 2 Face with Dr. Natasha Gordon-Chipembere

On this show we speak with Dr. Natasha Gordon-Chipembere about the structural discrimination embedded in US society, an issue which has resurfaced with the killing of George Floyd by the police. “Black, brown and indigenous people are basically saying that we have never, since the colonial moment, be… »

14.06.2020

‘The conversation is the protest’ — how Black Lives Matter forced us to imagine a world without police

‘The conversation is the protest’ — how Black Lives Matter forced us to imagine a world without police

Momentum organizer Nicole Carty discusses how the movement built consensus on racial justice and the strategy needed to make the goal of defunding police a reality. Eric Stoner  Prior to the historic groundswell of protest over the last two weeks, many in the… »

13.06.2020

Loosing my color in NYC

Loosing my color in NYC

SHORT STORY Oh great, just when there’s a hair dye shortage my grey starts to show! As if getting fatter from sitting all day at the computer wasn’t enough. I should have stock piled hair dye. But, how would I have known there would be a shortage? Well, at… »

13.06.2020

Activists Demand: Defend Black Lives, Defund the Police

Activists Demand: Defend Black Lives, Defund the Police

Protest against police terror across the United States over the last two weeks is beginning to produce change. George Floyd’s murder by Minneapolis police drove hundreds of thousands, perhaps millions of people into the streets, demanding both justice for Floyd and other victims of the police, and fundamental change to… »

13.06.2020

2020 US Peace Prize Nominees

2020 US Peace Prize Nominees

The US Peace Memorial Foundation directs a nationwide effort to honor Americans who stand for peace by publishing the US Peace Registry, awarding the annual US Peace Prize, and planning for the US Peace… »

13.06.2020

Free Your Mind And Your Ass, Which Is Not Separate From Your Mind, Will Follow (A Case For Universal Consciousness)

Free Your Mind And Your Ass, Which Is Not Separate From Your Mind, Will Follow (A Case For Universal Consciousness)

By Mark Lesseraux Disclaimer: What you are about to read might rattle you a little. It might shake you up a bit. It also might not rattle you or shake you up at all. In fact you might be quite indifferent to it. Either way, whatever you get out of… »

11.06.2020

Tear Down the Racist Statues, End Racist Debt and Pay for Equalizing Reparations

Tear Down the Racist Statues, End Racist Debt and Pay for Equalizing Reparations

By Vijay Prashad The statues are coming down. The most recent avalanche began in the United States after the murder of George Floyd at the hands of police and the uprising it occasioned. In Philadelphia, the city removed a statue of former police commissioner Frank Rizzo; the mayor… »

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