Ellen Brown: A Derivatives Time-Bomb + Thom Hartmann: What to do with the Slaves When They are no Longer Needed?

with Ellen Brown
Writer, Dandelion Salad
webofdebt.com
August 18, 2013

Capitalism is Crisis

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Chris Hedges Answers “Why Are We Not Calling This Fascism?”

Warning Signs of Fascism

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with Chris Hedges
Writer, Dandelion Salad
May 22, 2013

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Chris Hedges, Truthdig, joins Thom Hartmann. The AP scandal is just the latest example of an ongoing – and often corporate backed – assault on our most basic democratic rights.

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Michael Hudson: 2013 – The Stage Is Set

with Michael Hudson
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
michael-hudson.com
January 11, 2013

workers of the world, unite!

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Dr. Michael Hudson, Institute for the Study of Long-Term Economic Trends, joins Thom Hartmann. The United States is the only developed nation in the world that doesn’t guarantee paid holidays, paid annual leave, or paid maternity leave. They’ve taken away our sense of safety in the workplace – as safety laws and regulations are continually getting watered down.

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Ralph Nader: Obama–Prosecutor, Judge, Jury, Executioner and Cover-upper

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Thom sits down with former presidential candidate Ralph Nader for an extended interview about the 2012 election, and with journalist and author Thomas Frank on our country’s subservience to the billionaire class. In tonight’s “Daily Take” Thom looks at how Republicans are planning to steal the election by disenfranchising voters in Ohio.

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Anti-war Occupy DC protesters pepper sprayed at the National Air and Space Museum + Conservative Infiltrator?

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Updated: Oct. 10, 2011 added a video

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on Oct 8, 2011

Occupy Washington DC protesters were pepper sprayed at a protest at the National Air and Space Museum.

The protest was targeted against the museum’s celebration of the use of Drones, which have been used to kill scores of innocent civilians. The protest was successful, with a SWAT policeman turning away tourists, saying the museum was shut down.

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How the Koch Brothers Remade Wisconsin Politics by Billy Wharton

by Billy Wharton
Guest Writer
Dandelion Salad
Examiner.com
February 22, 2011

Wisconsin Teachers Protest

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On July 11, 2008, Douglas Bullock, then a resident of N7523 Summit Rd, in Plymouth, WI, wrote a check for $2.31 to new Political Action Committee (PAC) in Wisconsin.  This was the opening contribution to the Koch Industries Inc. PAC, a political force that would, in two short years help turn the political landscape of the state upside down.  Nationally, the Koch Brothers are known as the funders of the Tea Party movement and in Wisconsin as the patrons of the successful campaign of current Governor Scott Walker.  However, their political agenda is far grander than just one candidate or even one political “movement.”  The Koch’s are capitalist entrepreneurs on a grand scale and as such are intent on crafting a political environment that best suits their economic designs.  In other words, they mean to re-shape the world into their own image one politician, one community and one Statehouse at a time.

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Peak Oil and a Changing Climate

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The scientific community has long agreed that our dependence on fossil fuels inflicts massive damage on the environment and our health, while warming the globe in the process. But beyond the damage these fuels cause to us now, what will happen when the world’s supply of oil runs out?

In a new video series from The Nation and On The Earth Productions, Bill McKibben, Noam Chomsky, Nicole Foss, Richard Heinberg and other scientists, researchers and writers explain.

Go here to learn more about “Peak Oil and a Changing Climate,” and to see the other videos in the series.

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Michael Hudson: America is about to slide into third world status

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Thom Hartmann: Greg Palast busted by BP

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with Greg Palast
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
www.gregpalast.com
25 December, 2010

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Chris Hedges: Media exit from the War

with Chris Hedges
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
December 24, 2010

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Artificial People by Rand Clifford + Thom Hartmann: Are Corporations People?

by Rand Clifford
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
September 13, 2010

Corporate Personhood
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Ray Davies, front man for the British rock band The Kinks, sang in 1974: “I can visualize the day when the world will be controlled by artificial people, but I don’t want to live a lie in an artificial world.”

The song is titled, Artificial Man, from the album, Preservation Act II. Ray Davies’ words were very apropos in 1974, even more so in 2010—especially with the fresh Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruling that dissolves any restrictions on the amount of money corporations may spend to influence elections. By overruling two important precedents regarding the 1st amendment (1) rights of corporations, the SCOTUS opened the floodgates, allowing unlimited corporate cash to inundate elections, thereby further depleting the already meager power of actual American people to choose our elected officials and influence America’s future course.

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