Local organizers stressed that this movement is growing out of the historical moment brought on by the Mike Brown case in and the “incredible bravery” of organizers and protesters in Ferguson, MO who have been in the streets, often facing down a paramilitary police force, for over 100 days and counting. In addition to exclusive footage of the Holiday Intervention, an action on December 11, where activists staged a die in at Saks 5th Ave with shoppers stepping over “dead” bodies in their quest to continue their holiday shopping, this video includes footage from along the historic #MillionsMarchNYC route including exclusive interviews with the following: Synead Nichols, Lead Organizer of Millions March NYC George Machado, NYC based Activist Nicole Carty, NYC based Activist Glenn Martin, Just Leadership USA Carl Dix, Stop Mass Incarceration Network Sabaah Jordan, NYC based Activist.
http://youtu.be/jEDWAyA3BhU The section on Keystone XL was co-written with Brett Redmayne-Titley
http://youtu.be/BW6mebjutzk On today's show: - A Franklestorm batters the east coast (can you spell climate change?) - How the 2012 election was- er I mean is stolen - My personal correpsndence with Senator John Kerry. This is day one of the newly reformatted, expanded and updated Acronym TV: a full fledged commercial free viewer supported politically [...]
I spoke with activist, journalist and co-founder of Code Pink, Medea Benjamin whose book Drone warfare, killing by remote control, is available at CodePink.org and I asked her about her recent experience leading a peace delegation to Pakistan. Additionally, we spoke about the assassination of American citizen Anwar al-Aulaqi – the accused Al Quada terrorist and al-Aulaqi’s 16 [...]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWeVOgeKzVw Come see the World Premiere, Tuesday June 26 @ Indie Screen Cinema and Bar/ 26 Kent Street in Williamsburg Brooklyn. Doors open - 7pm Tix: FREE RSVP facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/383559275025108 First 50 people through the door get 50 FREE copies of the American Autumn dvd AND a FREE copy of Lee Camp's new comedy cd PEPPER [...]
This morning, a federal appeals court in Boston ruled that the 1996 law that defined marriage as a union between a man and a woman – the Defense of Marriage Act, is unconstitutional because it deprives gay couples of the rights and privileges granted to heterosexual couples. Oh, how I do enjoy the culture wars where [...]