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Now displaying: September, 2018

The news corporate media won't touch, stories from the front lines of our movements to fight and build and just a dash of spoken word, visual art and snark. Blend and enjoy.

Sep 28, 2018

We don't even really get to choose the person who chooses the people who dictate the highest law of the land. That might sound confusing – and it is. It's even more frustrating. We take a look at the grossly undemocratic workings of the Supreme Court as well as why reporting sexual assault is so hard. Next up, Code Pink's latest report on the death dealers and their deals. Finally, our sit down with Kristian Williams, author of the powerfully important book, Our Enemies in Blue.

 

Site List:

codepink.org

http://www.kristianwilliams.com/
http://actout.libsyn.com/
facebook.com/ActOutShow
https://steemit.com/@eleanorgoldfield

Sep 21, 2018

Did you know that showering less will save some water – sadly, not millions of gallons that fracking operations use in a day – nor will it keep your water safe from contamination – or your house from exploding.

Next, the deadly exchange between the U.S. and Israel that pedestals police brutality, racism and oppression. Benjamin Douglas from Jewish Voice for Peace gives us the scoop.


https://www.fractracker.org/
https://palestineishere.org/
https://deadlyexchange.org/
occupationfreedc.org/petition

 

Sep 14, 2018

Black Lives Matter is no longer a target for domestic oppression. The threat of their human rights work has now peaked the interest of oppressive entities abroad – and the documentary that proves it has faced hard censorship. Speaking of censorship, let's all cheer the ban on Alex Jones on almost all platforms – right?! No. And here's why. Finally, Amani Sawari joins us to discuss the National Prison Strike that just ended.

http://sawarimi.org

https://incarceratedworkers.org/

artkillingapathy.com

Sep 7, 2018

In the 70s, Växjö was a polluted town nestled in the thick forests of southern Sweden. Today, this small town has been recognized by the EU as the greenest city in Europe. So, what happened? What did - and what are community members and politicians still doing to make their home more sustainable? And how could we emulate some of this work in our own American communities?

 

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