Shahid Buttar is a Democrat running in the general election against Nancy Pelosi in California's 12th district. In this wide-ranging interview, Shahid opens up about the two related allegations that have rocked his Congressional campaign recently, noting the rush to judgment against him enabled by what he calls a "failure of press ethics" in amplifying [...]
https://youtu.be/pbMEHugKOp8 In his recent piece for Jacobin, entitled "This Year’s DNC Was 2016’s DNC on Steroids," Luke Savage, wrote: "Open contempt for the progressive left, speeches from Republicans, and a liberal class hopelessly out of touch with the moment, this week was 2016's DNC all over again — and the Democrats are at risk of [...]
At the intersection of the continued violent racist policing and killing in our country's global Pandemic, and the Trump administration's criminal response to both, at least two things are clear. First, we must remove Trump from the Oval office. Second, there can be no return to a so-called "pre-Trump normal." What is less clear is the answer to the question: are we so beaten down that we will not fight for #2, out of fear for losing #1?
Originally posted at AcronymTV https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YN-scEEIks Speaking at the opening plenary of the New York City Global Climate Convergence in the days before the People’s Climate March, Nastaran Mohit told the assembled crowd that the revolution “and this (Climate Convergence) movement is not going to be spawned from the activist white community. It is going to [...]
Corporations Causing Climate Change Should Be Taken Over By The Public | Howie Hawkins Interview Originally posted at AcronymTV.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=km5OUwQVXl4 Howie Hawkins, Green Party Candidate for N.Y. Governor, sits down with Dennis Trainor, Jr. of Acronym TV on the eve of the largest Climate march in history to discuss his campaign. From HowieHawkins.org: The richest [...]
A day before the People’s Climate March drove 400,000 people into the streets of New York City, Jill Stein sat down with Dennis Trainor, Jr of Acronym TV and outlined what she sees as the coming green revolution.
“The U.N. has sold us out,” says Stein “The UN has become the apologists for false solutions (like) nuclear power, fracking, and so-called clean coal,” says Stein. “The U.N. has sold us out, and it is really important that we take a new direction, with a very clear goal (…) one which puts people, planet and peace over profit.”