Abby Martin: Silencing Palestine–Prison and Repression

Abby Martin: Silencing Palestine–Prison and Repression

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Dandelion Salad

with Abby Martin

teleSUR English on Apr 11, 2017

Israel’s occupation of the West Bank is an internationally-recognized human rights crime—but those being impacted are harshly punished for not only acts of resistance, but even mere advocacy for their rights.

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Which Is Safer, a Public Bank or a Private Bank? by Ellen Brown + The Savings and Stability of Public Banking by Ralph Nader

For All Debts...

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by Ellen Brown
Writer, Dandelion Salad
The Web of Debt Blog
April 11, 2017

Phil Murphy, the leading Democratic candidate for governor of New Jersey, has made a state-owned bank a centerpiece of his campaign. He says the New Jersey bank would “take money out of Wall Street and put it to work for New Jersey – creating jobs and growing the economy [by] using state deposits to finance local investments … and … support billions of dollars of critical investments in infrastructure, small businesses, and student loans – saving our residents money and returning all profits to the taxpayers.”

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Sainthood IS the Revolution by Rocket Kirchner

Lia Fire Writing

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by Rocket Kirchner
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Rocket Kirchner (blog)
Rocket Kirchner (youtube channel)
April 11, 2017

Everybody and everything is in danger in the presence of a saint. Every ideology, every notion of morality, ethics, right and wrong, up and down, progress and digress, the entire status quo in its pathology short circuits and explodes when a saint emerges in the public sphere. There is no safe place to hide. There are no excuses. Nothing will ever be the same. Sainthood is the revolution that exposes all other revolutions to be cheap, shallow, tawdry, and ineffective.

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