Saturday, February 16, 2019

Tag: Democracy Now!

From Palestine to Black Lives Matter

"I want to see more conversation about what it is going to take to preserve the quality of life of black people in this country, who are being systematically murdered, incarcerated, and otherwise marginalized and disenfranchised."

Judge Dismisses Riot Charges Against Journalist Amy Goodman

“This is a complete vindication of my right as a journalist to cover the attack on the protesters, and of the public’s right to know what is happening with the Dakota Access pipeline.”

"The Paris Agreement Will See the Planet Burn": Former Bolivian Climate...

Pablo Solón once sat at the same table as the world leaders gathered in Paris to hammer out a U.N. agreement on global warming. Now he stands on the outside.

Russell Brand on Revolution, Fighting Inequality, Addiction, Militarized Police & Noam...

For years Russell Brand has been one of Britain’s most popular comedians, but in 2014, he also emerged as a leading voice of Britain’s political left. Hear his thoughts on the most current causes.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Saving the future

Only immediate climate action can save the future. If we don’t take action, the collapse of our civilizations and the extinction of much of the natural world is on the horizon.

Court throws out Energy Transfer’s ‘racketeering’ claims against Dakota Access pipeline opponents

“It is also a check on corporate efforts to silence dissent.”

Organic for All: New study shows eating organic reduces levels of pesticides in human...

"Everyone has the right to clean organic food. That is a human right."

Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History (Paperback)

“The single most important explanation, and the fullest explanation, of how Donald Trump became president of the United States . . . nothing less than the most important book that I have read this year.”

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