The Green Party’s Breakthrough Moment | Acronym podcast #15

Ever since Bernie went bust and endorsed Hillary Clinton, Green Party Presidential Candidate has been riding a groundswell fueled by the #Afterbern. Now, let’s be clear: Jill Stein is not going to win the 2016 Presidential election, but you should vote for her anyway.

Our Culture is a Crime | Acronym TV 019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1LmBCg-FBI Episode Breakdown | Spoken word from Immortal Technique and Erica Violet Lee of Idle No More, plus: 3 interviews looking at the climate crisis from 3 angles: Medea Benjamin of Code Pink talks about the links between the peace movement and the climate justice movement – and how Code Pink started as an Environmental [...]

The U.N. is an Apologist for False Climate Solutions| Jill Stein Interview

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.”

Calling for a Solution as Big as the Crisis We Face

The Global Climate Convergence is calling for AN EMERGENCY GLOBAL GREEN NEW DEAL including: Full employment with community-based small businesses, worker co-ops, small farmers & government jobs. 100% clean renewable energy by 2030. International binding treaty for swift, deep cuts to carbon emissions. Wealthy polluting nations pay for technology transfer & climate adaptation. Universal free healthcare & education through college. Affordable housing for all & a moratorium on foreclosures. Secure the global food supply: Support small farmers, our major source of food production. Put carbon back in the soil through restoration grazing and climate-smart sustainable agriculture. Ensure the right to land, food sovereignty and gender equality.

Beyond The People’s Climate March

http://youtu.be/vgIeZf6FNWE Dennis Trainor, Jr. of Acronym TV in conversation with Timeka Drew, a grassroots organizer with the Global Climate Convergence. In two weeks the Peoples Climate March in New York, organized by 350.org, is expected to draw as many as 200,000 people. The march is to take place only days before a special UN meeting [...]

Slaughter the Planet or Exterminate Capitalism? Time To Choose.

http://youtu.be/eTAYBvsYMfs Humanity is flying headlong over a climate cliff  and reversing course does not project to be very profitable for the global elite. So, without a growing number of us holding their feet to the ever warming fire, a much need reversal will not happen and the corporately controlled main stream media will continue to [...]