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 [...]

Is Ferguson Just the First Wave of Escalating Riots and Police Repression?

http://youtu.be/B2zxA5TatE8 The murder of Michael Brown by Ferguson Police Office Darren Wilson set off and wave of protests, the majority of which were non violent. The militarized police response and the violent repression of peaceful protestors will only get worse if the economic conditions of this country do not change radically and quickly, says David [...]

F*ck The Middle Class. OK, I Said It.

The sheer scale of poverty in the U.S. is so massive that it can seem as if eliminating or dramatically reducing it would be nearly impossible. After all, 46 million people is a lot of people. But in reality, if we stick to the official poverty line, the amount of money standing in the way of poverty eradication is much lower than people realize.

Should BP Get Corporate Death Penalty?

http://youtu.be/J77twG0_TKc Three years after the BP oil spill, in which BP's criminal negligence took the lives of eleven workers before dumping tar and oily crude over 30,000 square miles of the gulf- BP is in court this week in a civil trial where a finding of gross negligence would mean the company is liable to [...]