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

Dr Margaret Flowers

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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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Abby Martin and Jill Stein: This Is A Multi-Organ Failure

Jill Stein Addressing the March

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with Abby Martin

teleSUR English  on Apr 4, 2016

Part of the way the U.S. Empire’s elections are rigged is the corporate media’s censorship of third-party candidates, despite their nationwide campaign efforts.

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The Lesser Evilism of Bernie Sanders by Sean Petty

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by Sean Petty
Socialist Worker
March 31, 2016

Sean Petty, a pediatric ER nurse and member of the board of directors of the New York State Nurses Association, comments on a political endorsement in his union.

I AM a nurse and a socialist. In March, the board of directors of my union, the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA), voted to endorse Bernie Sanders for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination. We joined the country’s largest nurses’ union, National Nurses United, in supporting Sanders, who regularly calls himself a democratic socialist.

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Awakening the Movement of Movements by Rivera Sun

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by Rivera Sun
Writer, Dandelion Salad
March 10, 2016

As the crises we face intensify, so does the cry for the Movement of Movements to coalesce into one mass movement for change. But herein lies a seeming paradox: This revolution will not be organized under one umbrella – its diversity is part of its revolution. We are wandering in the woods, looking for the revolution of the Movement of Movements, not seeing the forest for the trees.

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Chris Hedges and Jill Stein: We Are Undergoing Extinction That We Will Not Survive, Part 2

Jill Stein for President

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with Chris Hedges

TheRealNews on Feb 23, 2016

In this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges and Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein lay out the solutions to issues like economic inequality and climate change, and explain the need for sustained civil disobedience and a unified grassroots movement.

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Chris Hedges and Cornel West: Faux Liberalism Serves the Oligarchic Cabal

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with Chris Hedges and Cornel West

The New School on Oct 15, 2015

Sponsored by The Nation Institute and The New School, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and acclaimed author Chris Hedges sits down for a one-to-one interview with public intellectual, academic and activist Cornel West.

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Bernie Sanders’ “Political Revolution” VS A Real Socialist Revolution by Danny Katch

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by Danny Katch
socialistworker.org
November 4, 2015

Bernie Sanders is calling for revolution on a regular basis during his campaign for the Democratic Party presidential nomination. But what does he mean by a “political revolution” and what would it take to actually achieve one? Danny Katch, author of Socialism…Seriously: A Brief Guide to Human Liberation, provides some answers.

“READY TO start a political revolution?”

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Chris Hedges and Sabah Alnasseri: The Revolutionary Age, Part 2

Power of the people

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with Chris Hedges

teleSUR English on Oct 6, 2015

In this episode of Days of Revolt, host Chris Hedges sits down with Middle Eastern Studies Professor, Sabah Alnasseri. The two dissect the genesis of political revolutions, particularly focusing on the Middle East. They discuss the role of religion in the region, and name the reasons for the increased prevalence of fundamentalism. teleSUR

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Larry Hamm: The Long Distance Revolutionary, interviewed by Chris Hedges

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with Chris Hedges

TheRealNews on Aug 18, 2015

In this episode of Days of Revolt, Hedges sits down with founder of the People’s Organization for Progress Larry Hamm to dissect periods of American resistance, and explain how shifts in political climate have and will shape new modes of community organizing.

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Connected – A Film for Change

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Christian Aid's Poverty can be eradicated poster

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globaldocumentary on Nov 7, 2013

“‘Connected’ is a film made by Paul and Kate Maple, a UK based family who have made it their lives for the last 4 years. Worried about the future and the seemingly insurmountable mountain of problems in the world, Paul and Kate decided to ditch their busy lives and start working out if there was any way they could help create positive social change…” Continue reading

Ralph Nader: It’s Easy To Be Resilient When the Alternative is Surrender

Ralph Nader after the speech - Green Lecture

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with Ralph Nader

The Public on Aug 22, 2013

A conversation with Ralph Nader on his beginnings as an activist, the current state of American democracy, and the need to confront the challenges facing our society moving forward.

Recorded for The Public, in Toronto Canada. For more interviews with the likes of Noam Chomsky, David Sedaris, Jean Vanier, Chris Hedges and more visit http://www.thepublicradio.org.

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Chris Hedges: I’m Calling For the Overthrow of the System, Part 7

"Stop Bitching - Start a Revolution"

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with Chris Hedges
Writer, Dandelion Salad
July 25, 2013

TheRealNews on Jul 24, 2013

On the final episode of Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Chris Hedges answers questions like: “Do you believe the US or Israel will attack Iran?” and “Is there any hope for Bradley Manning?” Continue reading

Chris Hedges: We’ve Betrayed Our Neighbor + The Primacy of Justice + Rebellion Isn’t Going Away

“But remember, this power of the people on top depends on the obedience of the people below. When people stop obeying, they have no power.” — Howard Zinn

with Chris Hedges
Featured Writer
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August 14, 2012

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“It challenged this corporate belief system.” – Chris Hedges

Chris Hedges, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist & author of “Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt”, speaks about the Occupy movement at The Culture Project.

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From Chomsky, Shiva, Pilger and more: An Open Message to All Who Seek A New and Better World

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New Left Project
27 July 2012

Build a Peace Economy!

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The following is an open letter from IOPS  (the International Organisation for a Participatory Society) a potentially important new initiative in the struggle for a more just world…

An Open Message to All Who Seek A New and Better World

We are members of what is called the the Interim Consultative Committee of the International Organization for a Participatory Society – or IOPS for short.

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