Chris Hedges and Frances Moore Lappé: The Struggle to Wrest Back Control of Our Democracy

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with Chris Hedges

RT America on Apr 28, 2018

Frances Moore Lappé, author of Daring Democracy, discusses the struggle for democracy in the United States.

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Frances Moore Lappe: Democracy’s Edge

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talkingsticktv on Sep 17, 2009

Interview with Frances Moore Lappe author of “Democracy’s Edge: Choosing to Save Our Country by Bringing Democracy to Life” given November 6, 2005.

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Frost over the World: Frank Luntz & Francis Moore-Lappe

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Sir David is joined by Simon Maxwell of the Overseas Development Institute, and by Francis Moore-Lappe of the Small Planet Institute.

Maxwell says governments have to respond by providing more social security, safety nets and famine relief.

Moore-Lappe says that hunger is not a result of a scarcity of food but a scarcity of democracy.

Also, Sir David is joined by American pollster Frank Luntz to discuss the presidential race.

Luntz says that despite Clinton’s strong established support, Obama is the likely winner of the Democratic nomination; adding that if this happens a segment of Democratic voters are likely to vote for McCain.

A McCain and Obama election, Luntz says, is too close to call.

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Getting a Grip on Money & Politics, Part II (video; Lappe)

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Author Frances Moore Lappé talks with John Rauh, founder of the Just 6 Dollars, about his campaign to get public financing of all federal elections. For more on how we can take back our democracy from moneyed interests, see Frances’ new book, Getting a Grip: Clarity, Creativity, and Courage in a World Gone Mad.

Added: February 13, 2008

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Interview with Frances Moore Lappe: Getting a Grip + The Invisible Revolution (must-see videos)

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Interview with Frances Moore Lappe author of “Getting a Grip: Clarity, Creativity, and Courage in a World Gone Mad.”
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Added: December 09, 2007

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