Chris Hedges and Kshama Sawant: How to Counter Establishment Politics

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with Chris Hedges

RT America on Jun 20, 2016

In this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges explores how to counter establishment politics with Kshama Sawant, the only socialist on the Seattle City Council. RT Correspondent Anya Parampil reports on the obstacles third party candidates face in trying to enter the race for the White House.

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Abby Martin and Kshama Sawant: Fighting Hillary is How Progressives Win

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with Abby Martin

Empire Files on May 30, 2016

As the flailing Hillary Clinton camp steps-up its attacks on Bernie Sanders, her poll numbers continue to drop—and for the first time, have her losing to Donald Trump in a general election.

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Koch Brothers EXPOSED: 2014 + Ralph Nader on What was Missing in President Obama’s State of the Union Address

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Updated: Jan. 22, 2015

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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.

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Kshama Sawant: Victory in Seattle for $15 an Hour Minimum Wage! + Transcript

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TheSocialistParty on Jun 4, 2014

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Socialist councillor Kshama Sawant’s address in the Seattle council chamber as it passed the historic $15 an hour bill in the USA, doubling the minimum wage compared to the federal rate.

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Chris Hedges: Crisis Cults and the Collapse of Industrial Civilization, Part I + Kshama Sawant’s Revolution

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with Chris Hedges

breakingtheset on Feb 6, 2014

Abby Martin features an exclusive interview with Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Chris Hedges, concerning areas of extreme poverty that he refers to as crisis zones, as well as the reasons behind the collapse of complex societies.

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Socialist Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant Responds to Obama’s State of the Union Address

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SeattleChannel21 on Jan 28, 2014

Socialist Councilmember Kshama Sawant responses to Obama’s State of the Union address tonight.

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Obama is Not a Socialist — Meet the Real Socialists by Danny Katch

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by Danny Katch
SocialistWorker.org
December 11, 2013

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SPEECHES THAT go down in history do so for different reasons.

Mario Savio’s call to students to throw themselves on the “gears of the machine” during the Berkeley Free Speech Movement in 1964 conjures the best of the moral outrage of that era. Sojourner Truth’s biting question “Ain’t I a woman?” conveys the impossible position that Black women still hold at the intersection of two different forms of oppression. Continue reading