Chris Hedges: Rebellion Is The Only Way To Stop The Ruling Elites, interviewed by Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese
with Chris Hedges
by Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese
Clearing the FOG
Dec. 30, 2019
As 2019 comes to a close and we enter a new decade, we look back at the major events and issues that shaped the year with Chris Hedges. We discuss the rise of the Right, in part due to the weaknesses of the Left, what the Sanders campaign means for activism and achieving meaningful social change and whether or not the United States is ready for a massive uprising against neo-liberalism, as is happening around the world. The next decade will be a time when major crises such as the climate, wealth inequality and militarism are devastating. At some point, a spark will be lit in the US, but in the current environment, that is likely to result in greater movement to the right unless we prepare now to build power on the left.
Chris Hedges, Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese: The Mechanics of Rebellion
with Chris Hedges, Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese
RT America on Oct 12, 2019
Host Chris Hedges talks to activists Dr. Margaret Flowers and attorney Kevin Zeese, who run Popular Resistance, about power and the effect of organized, sustained civil disobedience and forms of no-cooperation when it comes to issues of war, internal security and corporate domination.
Daniel Ellsberg on Julian Assange’s Espionage Charges: It Cuts Out The First Amendment, Essentially! + Chelsea Manning Back in Prison (Updated)
Updated: May 24, 2019
TheRealNews on May 23, 2019
The US Department of Justice issued an 18-count indictment against Julian Assange for violating the 1917 Espionage Act. We speak to Daniel Ellsberg about the dangerous implications this move has for journalism in the United States.
Showdown At The Venezuelan Embassy: Federal Authorities Back Down After Threatening To Evict Peace Activists Inside By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers + Activists Arrested! (updated)
Updated: May 15-17, 2019
by Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, from inside the Venezuelan embassy
May 15, 2019
Writing on Day 36 of the campaign to prevent a US-sponsored coup by protecting the Venezuelan Embassy from illegal takeover.
Embassy Protection Collective Activists Face Eviction From Venezuela Embassy (updated)
Updated: May 13-14, 2019
RT America on May 13, 2019
Rick Sanchez breaks the news of the departure of the pro-Maduro Embassy Protection Collective from Venezuela’s embassy in Washington, DC following a trespassing notice from authorities stating that opposition leader Guaido’s “ambassadors” have legal right to the building and ordering its occupants to evacuate. Pro-Guaido protestors chant and cheer as the US Secret Service seems poised to evict the handful of activists who remain inside.
A Military Psy-Ops Campaign in the Heart of Washington is Directed at U.S. Citizens by Pat Elder + Abby Martin on Failed April 30th Coup in Venezuela (Updated)
Updated: May 9, 2019
Republished with permission from David Swanson at World Beyond War
by Pat Elder
World Beyond War
May 7, 2019
I’ve been studying the Pentagon’s use of psychological tactics in the way it recruits youth into the armed forces for 20 years, so I have a sense of the lack of boundaries practiced by the US government through its military. Now I can report on the psychological tactics employed by the State Department through the Secret Service Police. I spent a week in the besieged Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, and I was exposed to a relentless psychological operations campaign (psy-ops) orchestrated by my government to drive peace activists like myself from the embassy.
Embassy Protection Collective Activists Occupying the Venezuela Embassy in Washington, DC
Venezuela’s Embassy: Activists vs. US Government
TheRealNews on Apr 25, 2019
Activists defending the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, D.C. are ready for a long battle, laying the groundwork for legal challenges as the Trump administration’s Elliot Abrams issues warnings against them.
Kevin Zeese on Venezuela’s Economy: It’s Not Socialism, It’s Abusive Capitalism and US Imperialism
RT America on Feb 18, 2019
Attorney and author Kevin Zeese joins News.Views.Hughes to argue that calls for regime-change in Venezuela constitute a US push to seize Venezuelans’ natural resources and that President Nicolas Maduro has the support of the Venezuelan people, that economic sanctions and a global drop in oil prices are behind the country’s economic problems and that “the people of Venezuela oppose US domination.”
Chris Hedges: Resistance in the Age of Trump
with Chris Hedges
RT America on Mar 4, 2017
On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges discusses successful strategies for resistance in the age of Trump with activist and attorney, Kevin Zeese. RT Correspondent Anya Parampil looks at how Republican lawmakers are attempting to quell demonstrations across the US.
Chris Hedges and Kevin Zeese: The #TPP: “The Most Brazen Corporate Power Grab in American History”
with Chris Hedges
teleSUR English on Nov. 16, 2015
In this episode of Days of Revolt, host Chris Hedges and organizer Kevin Zeese break down the terms of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The two deconstruct how the TPP and other associated trade deals like TiSA and TTIP, if approved, will lead to the irreversible privatization of public services, the dismantling of people’s judiciary rights, and the further corporatization of pharmaceuticals, labor, and natural resources. Zeese highlights the importance of direct action in combating these injustices, specifically detailing upcoming demonstrations he has organized with PopularResistance.
Ellen Brown: Obama’s Secret Trade Deal Serves Corporations and Banks (#TPP)
with Ellen Brown
Writer, Dandelion Salad
The Web of Debt Blog
June 24, 2015
Greg Hunter on Jun 23, 2015
Obama’s secret trade deals greatly favors big banks. Brown says, “It looks to me the banking system is in control. That’s where all the big money comes from, and that’s where the two big parties got their money. It’s been this way ever since Rockefeller and Morgan back then in 1900—the Democrats and the Republicans. Brown goes on to say, “The goal here is “they” want to own everything and rent it back to us. So, law is no longer a way to protect the people. Law is now to protect the corporations and serve the corporations.”
Join Greg Hunter as he goes One-on-One with Ellen Brown, creator of The Web of Debt Blog.
WikiLeaks Releases the Secret Draft Text for the Entire #TPP Environment Chapter + Kevin Zeese: President Obama’s Actually Worse on Environment and Trade than President George W. Bush Was
January 15, 2014
Today, 15 January 2014, WikiLeaks released the secret draft text for the entire TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) Environment Chapter and the corresponding Chairs’ Report. The TPP transnational legal regime would cover 12 countries initially and encompass 40 per cent of global GDP and one-third of world trade. The Environment Chapter has long been sought by journalists and environmental groups. The released text dates from the Chief Negotiators’ summit in Salt Lake City, Utah, on 19-24 November 2013.
Kevin Zeese: US Pushing for the Most Extreme Pro-Transnational Corporate Power Positions (#TPP)
TheRealNews on Dec 14, 2013
Kevin Zeese: U.S. Trade Representative wants to keep the public in the dark because TPP will threaten food safety and raise drug prices, and many Asian countries involved in negotiations are also turned off by the deal. Continue reading
WikiLeaks Leaks Controversial Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Documents + Max Keiser: US/EU Deal Makes Genocide Legitimate Business Model #TPP #TTIP
Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP)
November 13, 2013
Today, 13 November 2013, WikiLeaks released the secret negotiated draft text for the entire TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) Intellectual Property Rights Chapter. The TPP is the largest-ever economic treaty, encompassing nations representing more than 40 per cent of the world’s GDP. The WikiLeaks release of the text comes ahead of the decisive TPP Chief Negotiators summit in Salt Lake City, Utah, on 19-24 November 2013. Continue reading