The Talk before the Walk: Bernie Sanders, Bill McKibben, Naomi Klein, Kshama Sawant, Chris Hedges, Brian Lehrer + Immortal Technique: Live for Revolution, Instead of Always Dying for It

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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.


Clips from above video.

The Climate Crisis: Which Way Out?

Hedges, Klein, McKibben, Sanders and Sawant Call for Urgent and Radical Action

TheRealNews on Sep 21, 2014

A recap of a panel with authors Chris Hedges and Naomi Klein, founder Bill McKibben, Senator Bernie Sanders and Seattle Council person Kshama Sawant discussing the urgency of radical action on climate change.



“Live for Revolution, Instead of Always Dying for It”

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Image by Eskinder Debebe/United Nations Photo via Flickr

strugglevideomedia on Sep 20, 2014

Immortal Technique brings down the house with this poem at the Climate Convergence 9/19/2014.

The Climate Convergence will be marching with the “We Know Who Is Responsible” bloc at People’s Climate March. Assemble at 79th Street and Central Park West starting at 10:30. Enter from 77th Street, 81st Street or 86th Street Subway


This Time We Say Do Something, Next Time We Say We Want Everything

strugglevideomedia on Sep 20, 2014

Naomi Klein, world famous author, writer of “The Shock Doctrine”, speaking at Climate Convergence 9/20/2014. Introduced by Chris Williams.


Updated: Sept. 22, 2014

Flood Wall Street protesters rally against capitalism to protect environment

RT America on Sep 22, 2014

Following Sunday’s record breaking environmental march in New York City, crowds turned out again on Monday to “Flood Wall Street” in protest of capitalism’s connection to global warming and environmental destruction. An unsanctioned demonstration not cleared with city authorities, the march has been so far largely peaceful despite small scuffles between police and demonstrators. RT’s Alexey Yaroshevsky is on the ground with the crowds calling for change.


“I’m Glad They Openly Say the Cause of the Problem is Capitalism”

strugglevideomedia on Sep 22, 2014

Audio interview with Dan Fischer of CT just before the Flood Wall Street march 9/22/2014. Interviewed by Stanley Heller.


USA: See thousands of climate change activists SHUT DOWN Wall Street

RuptlyTV on Sep 22, 2014

Thousands of climate change activists flooded NYC’s Wall Street on Monday for a march and sit-in demonstration in Manhattan’s financial district. The protesters are calling on Wall Street to stop putting profit before environmental protection.

Accompanying the demonstrators were an inflatable ‘carbon bubble,’ a large banner, a marching band, and inflatable puppets. The protest comes one day after Sunday’s “People’s Climate March” in which over 300,000 took part.


USA: Fierce clashes erupt at Wall Street climate change demo

RuptlyTV on Sep 22, 2014

Clashes erupted between police and protesters pushing for global action against climate change in New York City on Monday.

see also:


Livestream Sept. 22 for #FloodWallSt:

People’s Climate March Livestream

Democracy Now! Livestream

Democracy Now! Livestream Part 2

John Dear at People’s Climate March: No War, No Warming

Why U.N. Climate Talks Continue to Fail

If you aren’t worried about climate change, you aren’t paying attention

The Last Gasp of Climate Change Liberals by Chris Hedges

After the People’s Climate March, Then What? by Rachel Smolker

The Coming Climate Revolt by Chris Hedges (transcript)

from the archives:

Chris Hedges Calls Van Jones a Whore + Capitalism Exploits Humans (#FloodWallSt)

We Need System Change to Stop Climate Change by Chris Williams + Naomi Klein: Capitalism vs. the Climate

The Socialist Alternative to a World of Injustice by Danny Katch

Noam Chomsky: Will We Survive the 21st Century?

Guy McPherson: Human Extinction In Our Lifetime?

Noam Chomsky: Can Civilisation Survive Really Existing Capitalism?

For Sale, Habitable Planet, Too Late by Guy McPherson + Into Eternity: A Film for the Future (must-see)

The Last Hours of Humanity: Warming the World to Extinction

19 thoughts on “The Talk before the Walk: Bernie Sanders, Bill McKibben, Naomi Klein, Kshama Sawant, Chris Hedges, Brian Lehrer + Immortal Technique: Live for Revolution, Instead of Always Dying for It

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  14. Joe Friendly has an impressive library of videos on his YT channel, including this one. How about Sanders/Hedges in 2016. Bernie could announce, if elected, he’d serve one four-year term, then not seek re-election. Interesting and optimism-generating developments.

    • Thanks, Jerry. Yes, Joe does have a great many videos; I’ve been subscribed to his channel for many, many years.

      I know Hedges would refuse; he’s not interested in being a politician.

      Not sure who Sanders would choose as a VP if he decided to run. He makes a good point that to run as an Independent or Third Party candidate there are many obstacles just on getting on the ballot. Once there, unfortunately, he and any other Third Party candidates would be omitted from the national debates. US-style “democracy”, where presidential candidates are not allowed to debate one another. It’s a total farce.

      I would like to see either Sanders &/or someone else run against Hilary Clinton in the primary election as they would be in the debates, therefore having their agenda exposed to most citizens.

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