Daily Archives: January 8, 2013

Chris Hedges: What We Are Suffering Through Is Political Paralysis

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Dandelion Salad
January 8, 2013

Occupy Wall Street Protester Guitar

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breakingtheset·Jan 8, 2013

Abby Martin Breaks the Set on Alternative Energy, Government Surveillance, and Serious Revolt in the US with Chris Hedges.

EPISODE BREAKDOWN: On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin looks at the benefits of renewable and alternative energy sources by highlighting countries that have already taken the initiatives to switch from fossil fuels.

Abby then talks to Executive Director of the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund, Mara Verheyden-Hilliard, about their Freedom of Information Act request that exposes surveillance of tens of thousands of Occupy Wall Street protestors, and the chilling effect it has on dissent. BTS wraps up the show with an interview with Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, Chris Hedges, about activism and journalism, Obama’s presidency, the death of the liberal class and the second amendment.

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Chris Hedges: Power Has Been Wrested From the Citizenry

with Chris Hedges
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
January 8, 2013

Occupy Movement and Economic Inequality

C-Span
Dec. 6, 2012

End Corporate Welfare Now

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Supporters of the “Occupy Movement” talked about the state and future of the movement. The Occupy Movement began in 2011 as a protest movement against social and economic inequality. Topics included the electoral process and the ability of the Obama administration and the Democratic Party to address the issues important to the movement. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.

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