This episode of the podcast is publishing about 24 hours before we learn the results of the final Super Tuesday results in California and begin the next chapter in the #FeeltheBern story. Whether that story amounts to, or will lead to a revolution (political or otherwise) is still an open question.
An interview with the artist Dread Scott. It is not every artist whose examination of the past speaks so urgently to the present moment of now; Dread Scott’s work does. It is not every artist whose work provokes the United States Congress to pass legislation in response to it; Dread Scott’s work did that before [...]
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.”
“Corruption, greed and economic inequality have reached a peak tipping point,” writes David Degraw. “Due to the consolidation of wealth, the majority of the population cannot generate enough income to keep up with the cost of living. In the present economy, under current government policy, 70% of the population is now sentenced to an impoverished existence.” In this special 3rd anniversary of Occupy Wall St. edition of Acronym TV, David DeGraw sits down with Dennis Trainor, Jr.
http://youtu.be/aBGBhH--gpY Get the full movie for FREE by emailing at AcronymTV@gmail.com with American Autumn in the subject line. ABOUT AMERICAN AUTUMN: an OCCUDOC A year after the birth of the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York City, writer, director and producer Dennis Trainor, Jr. made a full-length feature documentary capturing the fervor and passion that spread through [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k54Mz7vnb9w This is an open letter to you. Yes, you: You! Are! The 3.5%! We are in a historic moment where a new cultural, political, ecological reality must emerge and replace the dominant paradigm. The planet itself, to say nothing of the overwhelming majority of human beings, can no longer live with the killer that [...]