Austerity Is Crap: A Brief History of the ‘#USMfuture’ Protest Movement

Originally Posted at PopularResistance.org http://youtu.be/mdGQHq8pj84 Written and produced by Asher Platts Since the peak of the Great Society, on the first official Earth Day, captains of industry have engaged in a conspiracy to destroy the gains made for working people over the last century. These plans were laid out in the Powell Memo, which in addition [...]

Maine Begins Process To Amend U.S. Constitution | Asher Platts | Resistance Report

http://youtu.be/U9MNUGT9oq0 A group called We the People Maine went to the State House on Wednesday to deliver a formal request for the Legislature to apply for a Constitutional Convention of States to overturn Citizens United and establish that “corporations are not people and money is not speech.”Asher Platts was there, and files a report.

Drones in Yemen, Hunger Games In America, and Corporate Espionage

http://youtu.be/6R2IQqXXKi0 On this episode of The Resistance Report: 1. Dennis Trainor, Jr. talks about the 15 innocent people in Yemen who were killed Thursday by a U.S. Drone attack. The 15 homicide victims will be called collateral damage, and yet we are not at war with Yemen. It is a country that, like Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Somalia [...]

To Honor Nelson Mandela’s Legacy, we must … (?) | Resistance Report #14

< This content is viewer supported, Support Acronym TV today | The Resistance Report is produced in conjunction with Popular Resistance.org Reflecting on the death of Nelson Mandela, Jerome Ross, writing at Roar magazine states: “The only appropriate way to honor the legacy of the iconic freedom fighter is not to beatify the man but to take [...]

Fighting Tar Sands In New England | Asher Platts | Resistance Report Segment

http://youtu.be/RE_D3_qWZ2I ExxonMobil plans to build a toxin-spewing export terminal on the shores of Casco Bay in Maine. According to 350.org: “Such a terminal would allow the flow of millions of gallons of Canadian tar sands to be transported through the region, putting our planet, our local waterways, and community health at unacceptable risk. All evidence indicates [...]

The Grassroots Effort To Legalize Recreational Marijuana Use In Portland, Maine | Asher Platts

http://youtu.be/YM_zI2ElG-A This content is made possible with viewer support. To chip in as little as $1/ month to support Acronym TV, click here. Asher Platts, known to many of you through his work as the Punk Patriot, joins the Resistance Report team to give us the story behind the story of how grassroots – no pun- [...]