Daily Archives: November 8, 2012

Dennis Kucinich’s Home Ransacked

Kucinich's new career #sundnc #dnc2012

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I find this quite disturbing.

by Emily Valdez
Nov. 7, 2012

The Cleveland home of Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) was ransacked and burglarized sometime over the weekend.

“You know, it’s just disappointing at the least and a little bit shocking,” Kucinich said.

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Lifting the Veil: Barack Obama and the failure of capitalist democracy (must-see; repost)

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Reposting in case you missed it or would like to view it again.


Capitalism Kills, Kill Capitalism

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This video may contain images depicting the reality and horror of war/violence and should only be viewed by a mature audience.

[…] Sub-headed “Barack Obama and the failure of capitalist democracy”, this film explores the historical role of the Democratic Party as the “graveyard of social movements”, the massive influence of corporate finance in elections, the absurd disparities of wealth in the United States, the continuity and escalation of neocon policies under Obama, the insufficiency of mere voting as a path to reform, and differing conceptions of democracy itself.

Original interview footage derives from Noam Chomsky, Michael Parenti, Michael Albert, John Stauber (PR Watch), Sharon Smith (Historian), William I. Robinson (Editor, Critical Globalization Studies), Morris Berman (Author, Dark Ages America), and famed black panther Larry Pinkney.

Non-original interviews/lectures include Michael Hudson, Paul Craig Roberts, Ted Rall, Richard Wolff, Glen Ford, Lewis Black, Glenn Greenwald, George Carlin, Gerald Cliente, Chris Hedges, John Pilger, Bernie Sanders, Sheldon Wollin and Martin Luther King.

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