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Chris Hedges: Black Bloc Tactics and Civil Disobedience

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with Chris Hedges

Rise up

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Lauren Steiner on Oct 26, 2013

After his lecture for a Truthdig fundraiser in Santa Monica on 10/13/13, I had a chance to ask Chris Hedges a few questions about his contention that ideas can only be learned through books, the falling out with Occupy over his comments on the black bloc, and what’s the plan after civil disobedience.

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Chris Hedges: You Can’t Use the Word Hope, If You Don’t Resist (2012)

Camden NJ collapse

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with Chris Hedges

The Public on Sep 27, 2013

A wide-ranging interview with Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, and outspoken public intellectual Chris Hedges on his latest book ‘Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt’ and his life spent fighting for political and social justice. Recorded for The Public on CIUT 89.5FM in Toronto, August 2012.

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Chris Hedges: Every Form of Resistance is Never Futile #OWS #NDAA

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with Chris Hedges

Occupy Wall Street 2nd anniversary march on Wall Street #s17

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Chris Hedges: #OWS was a Tactic; It’s Not Over

Chris Hedges on #NDAA lawsuit Former @nytimes reporter - overthrow the corporate state! #ows #s17

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with Chris Hedges

wearechange on Sep 17, 2013

Chris Hedges on the 2 year anniversary of occupy Wall Street.

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Despite All Our Rage, We Are Still Just Debt Slaves In A Mental Cage by David DeGraw #OWS

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by David DeGraw
EvolveSociety
September 17, 2013

Occupy Wall Street

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It’s been two years since years of hard work, dedication and frustration finally erupted into mass protests that swept across the globe on an unprecedented scale, and briefly awakened the propagandized masses. Our unjust economic system and the corrupt forces on Wall Street and in Washington were exposed in grand fashion. For once, the people became too powerful to ignore. We finally crashed through the corporate gates of the colossus mainstream media. We penetrated the very leviathan that had divided, isolated and enslaved us. Continue reading

The Seeds of Hope by Tristan A. Shaw

by Tristan A. Shaw
Writer, Dandelion Salad
British Columbia, Canada
August 11, 2013

Dandelion Puff: Seeds of Hope!

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At no point in Canadian history have we faced such a precarious social and political stability. The profligate consumption that sustains a capitalist order will not last much longer; no matter how much faith we place in markets to rectify other means of renewable energy, transportation, housing, and production.

The popular perception of climate change as a problem projected into the future, a problem (we are told) faced only by our grandchildren, is rapidly being exposed as dangerous folly. Recent studies reveal Arctic sea ice – the so-called canary of climate change – has already collapsed to one fifth of its 1980 level and will likely exist for only one or perhaps two more summers.

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Chris Hedges: The Empire Is Imploding + Q&A

by Chris Hedges
Writer, Dandelion Salad
July 27, 2013

Resolution opposing indefinite detention under NDAA introduced at San Francisco Board of Supervisors

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ciwebvideos on Jul 24, 2013

Chris Hedges spoke at Friday’s Interfaith Lecture in the Hall of Philosophy. He was the last to speak on the week’s theme, “Markets and Morals.” His lecture traced the demise of liberal values in America since World War I and emphasized the importance of social movements in maintaining democracy.

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Chris Hedges: As a Socialist, I Have No Voice in Corporate Media, Part 6

Chris Hedges

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with Chris Hedges
Writer, Dandelion Salad
July 21, 2013

TheRealNews on Jul 24, 2013

On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Chris Hedges says an effective movement that defies power will have to be disciplined and articulate what a vision of socialism might look like. Continue reading

Worldwide Social Activism Demanding Change by Graham Peebles

by Graham Peebles
Writer, Dandelion Salad
London
July 19, 2013

Terceiro Grande Ato - Não é por 20 centavos

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Change is afoot. Confronted with state corruption and corporate greed, abuse of human rights, environmental chaos and extreme levels of economic and social injustice, the people, overwhelmingly the young are taking to the streets demanding change, and a new political/economic system, that is inclusive and just.

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#TPP: The Terrible Plutocratic Plan by David Swanson

by David Swanson
Writer, Dandelion Salad
http://warisacrime.org
July 21, 2013

Cross Border Action: The People's Round on the Trans Pacific Partnership

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Remarks July 21, 2013 at an Occupy Harrisonburg (Va.) Event.
Make your voice heard here.

Thanks to Michael Feikema and Doug Hendren for inviting me.  Like most of you I do not spend my life studying trade agreements, but the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is disturbing enough to make me devote a little time to it, and I hope you will do the same and get your neighbors to do the same and get them to get their friends to do the same — as soon as possible.

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Chris Hedges: Make the Power Elite Frightened of Us, Part 4

Chris Hedges

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with Chris Hedges
Writer, Dandelion Salad
July 19, 2013

TheRealNews on Jul 19, 2013

On Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay asks Chris Hedges if the American Left bears responsibility for the weakness of the mass movement; Hedges says the gravest mistake of the left is not articulating a viable vision of socialism. Continue reading

Locking Out the Voices of Dissent by Chris Hedges

by Chris Hedges
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Truthdig
July 15, 2013

#D17 Protest and My Arrest

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NEW YORK—The security and surveillance state, after crushing the Occupy movement and eradicating its encampments, has mounted a relentless and largely clandestine campaign to deny public space to any group or movement that might spawn another popular uprising. The legal system has been grotesquely deformed in most cities to, in essence, shut public space to protesters, eradicating our right to free speech and peaceful assembly. The goal of the corporate state is to criminalize democratic, popular dissent before there is another popular eruption. Continue reading

David Swanson: Are we in favor of killer flying robots over our homes and schools, or are we not?

Drones protest by Codepink at Senator Feinstein's home

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with David Swanson
Writer, Dandelion Salad
http://warisacrime.org
May 19, 2013

TheRealNews May 19, 2013

David Swanson: Activists succeeding in turning public opinion against drone strikes; other forms of actions on the rise.

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Michael Parenti: Make-Believe Media

with Michael Parenti
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Michael Parenti Blog
www.michaelparenti.org
May 1, 2013

Media your number One provider...

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SmellsLikePodcast on Apr 30, 2013

Dr. Michael Parenti is an internationally-renowned lecturer and author, most recently of ‘The Face of Imperialism’. In this interview, he discusses the use of entertainment media as propaganda, and the relationship between government agencies and the production of such content. Later on in the talk, Dr. Parenti also provides his take on the media’s coverage of the Obama Administration’s escalating use of drones, and the recent death of Margaret Thatcher. Continue reading

Chris Hedges: What Is The Most Effective Way To Mobilize Against These Entities? I’m For Anything That Fucks The System Up!

Resolution opposing indefinite detention under NDAA introduced at San Francisco Board of Supervisors

Image by Steve Rhodes via Flickr

with Chris Hedges
Writer, Dandelion Salad
April 7, 2013

greenpartyus

Watch at greenpartyus

or Chris Hedges at Green Party New Jersey April 2013

[Hedges starts about 8 minutes into the video.]

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