Noam Chomsky: Ecology, Ethics, Anarchism

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with Noam Chomsky

Javier Castro on Mar 31, 2014

Nuclear Extinction

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Noam Chomsky interviewed by Javier Sethness Castro at MIT on 28 March 2014. The conversation revolves around the present and future role of anarchism, anarcho-syndicalism, and indigenous struggle in terms of the profound ecological crisis we confront today as a result of capitalist hegemony.

Many thanks to Patrick Wilson, Suren Moodliar, and Dan Kontoff in terms of logistics, and to Sasha Ross, John Clark, and Paul Messersmith-Glavin for advice on the questions.

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Supreme Court Abolishes Campaign Contribution Limits

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RT America on Apr 2, 2014

The future of American elections

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The Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down key limits on campaign contributions. The $123,200 overall limit for total contributions to campaigns, parties, and PACs will no longer be in effect, although contributions to individual candidates remain limited to $2,600. Potentially opening the door to a flood of cash from wealthy individuals, Justice Stephen Breyer wrote the dissenting opinion, stating that this ruling “perhaps devastates, what remains of campaign finance reform.” RT’s Lindsay France looks into this historic ruling.

Read more: http://rt.com/usa/scotus-mccutcheon-fec-ruling-893/

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Rick Rozoff: Ukrainian Crisis and NATO at age 65, interviewed by David Swanson

with Rick Rozoff
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Stop NATO
April 2, 2014

Stop NATO manifestation, Krakow

Image by Gosia Malochleb via Flickr

Interviewed by David Swanson
Writer, Dandelion Salad
warisacrime.org
April 2, 2014

Rick Rozoff is the manager of Stop NATO. He discusses the Ukrainian crisis and the state of NATO at age 65.

Total run time: 29:00

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Plant Trees Not Bombs in Afghanistan + Billions Being Wasted in Afghanistan Reconstruction

by Hakim
Writer, Dandelion Salad
http://ourjourneytosmile.com
April 2, 2014

ourjourneytosmile·Apr 1, 2014

planting-together-300x194Dear friends,

On the 28th of March, 2014, at about 4 p.m., the Afghan Peace Volunteers heard a loud explosion nearby. For the rest of the evening and night, they anxiously waited for the sound of rocket fire and firing to stop. It was reported that a 10 year old girl, and the four assailants, were killed. Continue reading