Posted on September 21, 2014 by dandelionsalad
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Joe Friendly on Sep 21, 2014
The Talk before the Walk: Among issues raised: elected socialist Kshama Sawant declares saving the planet requires the public taking ownership of the public corporations, especially oil, so they actually served the public and the planet! Plus: Will Bernie please run against Hillary?
The night before the 9/21 climate change march in NYC, Bill MiKibben, Bernie Sanders, Naomi Klein, Chris Hedges, Kshama Sawant, on a panel moderated by Brian Lehrer with a huge crowd at All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church in Manhattan.
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Posted on September 18, 2014 by dandelionsalad
by Chris Williams
socialistworker.org, Sept. 15, 2014
September 18, 2014
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World leaders are coming to New York City this week for another United Nations-sponsored summit on climate change. This time, though, they’ll be greeted by the largest climate justice march in history. What are we fighting for in New York City? , author of Ecology and Socialism: Solutions to Capitalist Ecological Crisis, looks at what our side needs to do to successfully confront the challenges ahead.
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VIKING I landed on Mars, the Ramones released their first album, the Soweto Uprising began in South Africa, North and South Vietnam reunified to become the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, and Gerald Ford was in the White House. Continue reading
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Posted on June 21, 2014 by dandelionsalad
with Noam Chomsky
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ZKM | Karlsruhe Jun 5, 2014
May 30, 2014
Social critic and peace activist Noam Chomsky is the most cited public intellectual of today.
His works in linguistics, philosophy and cognitive science have earned him the title the “father of modern linguistics”. His critical publications on mass media, politics and globalization have put him on the forefront of civil activism starting as anti-war activist in the 1960s and now as supporter of the Occupy movement.
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Posted on April 22, 2014 by dandelionsalad
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with Greg Palast
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Apr. 22, 2014
The Real News Network on Apr 22, 2014
Four years after 200-million gallon BP oil spill, TRNN speaks with investigative journalist Greg Palast about BP’s collusion with government officials to get dodge safety regulations.
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Posted on April 16, 2014 by dandelionsalad
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by Ed Ciaccio
Writer, Dandelion Salad
April 16, 2014
(to the music of “The Times They Are A-Changin’ ” by Bob Dylan)
Come gather ’round people who count earth as home,
And admit that the sea levels around us have grown,
And accept it that soon we’ll be drenched to the bone.
If our future to us is worth savin’,
Then we’d better start pressuring those with hearts of stone,
For the climes they are a-changin’. Continue reading
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