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12.03.2017

Activists and Native Americans march on Washington amid rain, sleet and snow

Activists and Native Americans march on Washington amid rain, sleet and snow

On Friday March 10th 5,000 members of Native Americans tribes and their supporters – celebrities, environmental and peace activists, veterans, college students – marched on Washington, D.C.  amid bitter cold, rain, sleet, and snow, calling for Trump and the U.S. Congress to recognize Indigenous Rights to water, land, sovereignty and culture. »

04.03.2017

Arizona House Speaker withdraws bill to punish protests

Arizona House Speaker withdraws bill to punish protests

On Monday February 27th Governor Doug Ducey and the Republican leader of the Arizona House withdrew Senate Bill 1142 – a bill meant to punish organizers of protest that turn violent with racketeering charges. Rioting is already illegal under Arizona law, but SB 1142, previously approved by the Senate,  would have expanded… »

01.03.2017

Bernie Sanders responds forcefully to Trump’s speech

Bernie Sanders responds forcefully to Trump’s speech

In his Facebook page Bernie Sanders criticizes the huge increase in military spending proposed by Trump and his comments about the health care system. “President Trump will propose raising military spending by $54 billion — a nearly 10% increase — and cutting spending for vital government programs. That’s unacceptable. »

02.12.2016

How the Media Iced Out Bernie Sanders & Helped Donald Trump Win

How the Media Iced Out Bernie Sanders & Helped Donald Trump Win

By Amy Goodman & Denis Moynihan We hadn’t seen Bernie Sanders in Philadelphia since last July, when he watched his primary opponent, Hillary Clinton, win the Democratic Party’s nomination. Sanders joined the “Democracy Now!” news hour this week at the historic Philadelphia Free Library for a wide-ranging discussion. “I am… »

29.11.2016

Sanders on Trump: We Need to Think Every Day How to Mobilize People to Defeat This Horrific Agenda

Sanders on Trump: We Need to Think Every Day How to Mobilize People to Defeat This Horrific Agenda

In the wake of Donald Trump’s election victory, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has vowed to fight against Trump’s proposed policies to build a wall across the entire length of the U.S.-Mexico border, to reinstate a database for immigrants from majority-Muslim countries and to deport millions of undocumented immigrants. On Monday… »

16.11.2016

Bernie Sanders’ Surprise Speech Outside the White House on Rejecting Dakota Pipeline & Trump

Bernie Sanders’ Surprise Speech Outside the White House on Rejecting Dakota Pipeline & Trump

We feature a surprise address by Senator Bernie Sanders outside the White House on Tuesday during a global day of action against the Dakota Access pipeline that included demonstrations in over 300 cities. “Today we are saying it is time for a new approach to the Native American people, not… »

12.11.2016

Sanders Statement on Trump

Sanders Statement on Trump

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) issued the following statement Wednesday after Donald Trump was elected president of the United States: “Donald Trump tapped into the anger of a declining middle class that is sick and tired of establishment economics, establishment politics and the establishment media.  People… »

09.11.2016

If Bernie won Democratic Primary, would we now be looking at a Sanders presidency?

If Bernie won Democratic Primary, would we now be looking at a Sanders presidency?

On election night, Republican Donald Trump claimed victories in battleground states where Democrat Bernie Sanders’s campaign found enthusiastic support during the primary. We speak with The Intercept’s Lee Fang and Linda Sarsour, Muslim Democratic activist and former Bernie Sanders campaign surrogate, on the outcome of Tuesday’s election if… »

07.11.2016

Viggo Mortensen: Why I am voting for Jill Stein

Viggo Mortensen: Why I am voting for Jill Stein

I’ve been scolded by friends and strangers, sometimes mildly and sometimes with disdain, for supporting Jill Stein in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Some of the attacks I’ve received publicly and privately have been surprisingly angry and patronizing. I’ve been told that I’m a patsy for Donald Trump, that I’m… »

28.10.2016

Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Targets Clinton Campaign Headquarters

Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Targets Clinton Campaign Headquarters

Thursday’s mass arrests came as Native American youth flooded the Hillary Clinton campaign headquarters in Brooklyn to demand Clinton oppose the Dakota Access pipeline. After Clinton campaign staffers declined to meet with the delegation, they attempted to present a letter to security guards. The protesters were later ordered by police… »

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