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)

Showdown At The Venezuelan Embassy: Federal Authorities Back Down After Threatening To Evict Peace Activists Inside By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, From Inside the Venezuelan Embassy

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Updated: May 15-17, 2019

by Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, from inside the Venezuelan embassy
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May 15, 2019

Writing on Day 36 of the campaign to prevent a US-sponsored coup by protecting the Venezuelan Embassy from illegal takeover.

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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)

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

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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.

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Chris Hedges: The Dysfunctional U.S. Health Care System Can Be Fixed + Republicans Lead In Obamacare Replacement, Act Now by Margaret Flowers

Dr Margaret Flowers

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with Chris Hedges and Margaret Flowers

RT America on Feb 18, 2017

On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges discusses how the dysfunctional U.S. health care system can be fixed with Dr. Margaret Flowers, a pediatrician and leading advocate for a single-payer system. RT Correspondent Anya Parampil looks at the soaring cost of health care.

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Chris Hedges and Margaret Flowers: Confronting Corporate Power’s Influence in the U.S. Two-Party System

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with Chris Hedges

teleSUR English on Apr 11, 2016

In this episode of Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges interviews Dr. Margaret Flowers, activist and Green Party candidate for the Senate in the state of Maryland. They confront corporate power’s influence in the U.S. two-party electoral system, and detail the forms of resistance that can transcend it.

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Full Text of #TPP Released to Public… And It’s Horrible by Jon Queally + Action Alerts + Video Reports

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Updated: Nov. 6, 2015

by Jon Queally
Common Dreams
Nov. 5, 2015

It’s a disaster for people, the planet, democracy, and the future of the global economy.

That was the immediate assessment of informed critics as world governments, including the United States, on Thursday morning made the full text of the controversial Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) available to the public for the first time.

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Jill Stein and Margaret Flowers: The Path of Positive Resistance + Flash Mob: Ode To Joy

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Dr Margaret Flowers

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Between them, doctors Jill Stein and Margaret Flowers have been arrested nine times. In the face of injustice in America, rather than look the other way and stick to practicing medicine, they decided to do something about it.

Stein and Flowers serve as president and secretary of health, respectively, for the Green Shadow Cabinet, a new organization formed to speak out against dysfunctional government and offer alternative policies. Each fights against political corruption and a host of grievances that that have led many people to cynicism and despair. […]

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You Can Stop the #TPP: Say NO to Fast Track

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breakingtheset on Oct 3, 2013

Abby Martin speaks with Margaret Flowers, Organizer for Popular Resistance about why fast tracking the TPP is so dangerous to the democratic process, and why everyone should care about this “free trade deal”.

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Activists Hang Four Anti-#TPP Banners on U.S. Trade Building in D.C.

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Bill Hughes on Sep 23, 2013

On September 23rd, Social Justice activists hung four huge anti-Trans-Pacific Partnership, (TPP), banners on the U.S. Office of Trade Representative building in Washington, D.C. None of the activists were arrested, although one, Tighe Barry, was detained briefly during the demonstration, and then released.

According to “Resist the Trans-Pacific Partnership”, unless “Fast Track” is defeated, a finalized trade deal will more than likely “further entrench corporate power in every area of our lives [including the Internet]…[especially] with more than 600 corporate advisors on board — [as negotiators] including [representatives from] Monsanto, Halliburton, Walmart and Chevron.”

Speaking on camera are Kevin Zeese, Dr. Margaret Flowers, Natalie Yoon and Tighe Barry. To learn more about this important issue, go to: “Resist the TPP — Stop Fast Track,” at: http://www.facebook.com/events/426996234075963/

[Special to the Baltimore Post-Examiner]

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TPP: Doubling Down On Failed Trade Policy by Karen Hansen-Kuhn + Lee Camp: The Secret Global Corporate Coup

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by Karen Hansen-Kuhn
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
March 6, 2013

The 16th round of negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) began this week in Singapore. That trade deal has the potential to become the biggest regional free-trade agreement in history, both because of the size of the economies participating in the negotiations and because it holds open the possibility for other countries to quietly “dock in” to the existing agreement at some point in the future. Continue reading

Occupying Beyond Divisions: Anarchy, Black Bloc and Protests + Denial of Service Attack Against Panel

with Chris Hedges
Featured Writer
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Feb. 19, 2012

occupy dont divide and conquer

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on Feb 18, 2012

On February 15, 2012, RevolutionTruth hosted a live panel discussion with Chris Hedges, Kevin Zeese, Dr. Margaret Flowers, Lucas Vasquez, Georgia Sagri, and Cari Machet to discuss anarchist philosophy, Black Bloc, and Occupy.

Chris Hedges’ Truthdig column, “The Cancer in Occupy” was a searing condemnation of Black Bloc as part of the Occupy movement.

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Michael Moore, Chris Hedges, Kevin Zeese & More: Occupy 2012: Battle for our Freedoms

with Chris Hedges
Featured Writer
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Jan. 30, 2012

Occupy America - We are the 99%

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on Jan 24, 2012

On Jan. 19, 2012, RevolutionTruth hosted a live panel discussion with Michael Moore, Chris Hedges, Kevin Zeese, Dr. Margaret Flowers, Birgitta Jónsdóttir, & Jimmy Holovat.

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Free Bradley Manning protest + Protest at the FBI H/Q

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Free Bradley Manning Rally

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davidcnswanson | January 17, 2011

Quantico, Va., Jan. 17, 2011
It is a crime to witness felonies and stay silent; Manning didn’t.
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How Manning Is Being Treated:
http://warisacrime.org/content/how-br…

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Power and the Tiny Acts of Rebellion by Chris Hedges

by Chris Hedges
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Margaret Flowers: Tangled Up in Yoo

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Margaret Flowers singing a song by David Swanson based on Bob Dylan’s “Tangled Up in Blue.” Protest John Yoo on March 19, 2010, in Charlottesville, VA. See http://hoosagainstyoo.org

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Bill Moyers Journal: Responding to Citizens United + What’s next for campaign finance? + Margaret Flowers + Lobbyists

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February 5, 2010

Corporate Personhood

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Responding to Citizens United

In the wake of a controversial Supreme Court decision giving corporations and unions more freedom to spend on elections, many federal and state lawmakers are hoping to curb Citizens United V. FEC’s effect on elections. Find out how some legislators are fighting to curb Big Money spending even as the Court invalidates laws in 24 states aimed at keeping elections clean.

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What’s next for campaign finance?
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