Everyone in the room is relieved thatObama won. It is now that the work of movements begin.
Tells FDR story "make me do it." Barack said, like Roosevelt-- make him do it.
Ben Jealous, boring after the elections. We have to stay in movement mode"
-promised to close guantanamo
-expanded drone wars-- destroying fabric of society in Pakistan
--refuses to discuss greenhouse emissions
-more whostleblowers prosecuted than under all presidents in history
-more immigrants deported than any president in history
The president of the US is most powerful person on earth. But there is a force more powerful-- all of you.
What happens when the community organizer in chief becomes the commander in chief? Who's going to do the community organizing then?
To broaden the discussion. That is our job in the media.
Wikileaks-- it's absolutely critical , at a time when governments are cracking down on information, that there be transparency, and that's why Wikileaks is so important.
When we have information it saves lives.
In times of war, drivers guide, introduce-- they're like reporters. (She's discussing the Reuters driver killed in iraq who Wikileaks exposed the military as having killed)
We call that trickle up journalism-- Sherif-- who reported for Democracy now in Tahrir square, was soon being interviewed by all the biggest networks.
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Rob Kall has spent his adult life as an awakener and empowerer-- first in the field of biofeedback, inventing products, developing software and a music recording label, MuPsych, within the company he founded in 1978-- Futurehealth, and founding, organizing and running 3 conferences: Winter Brain, on Neurofeedback and consciousness, Optimal Functioning and Positive Psychology (a pioneer in the field of Positive Psychology, first presenting workshops on it in 1985) and Storycon Summit Meeting on the Art Science and Application of Story-- each the first of their kind. Then, when he found the process of raising people's consciousness and empowering them to take more control of their lives one person at a time was too slow, he founded Opednews.com-- which has been the top search result on Google for the terms liberal news and progressive opinion for several years. Rob began his Bottom-up Radio show, broadcast on WNJC 1360 AM to Metro Philly, also available on iTunes, covering the transition of our culture, business and world from predominantly Top-down (hierarchical, centralized, authoritarian, patriarchal, big) to bottom-up (egalitarian, local, interdependent, grassroots, archetypal feminine and small.) Recent long-term projects include a book, Bottom-up-- The Connection Revolution, debillionairizing the planet and the Psychopathy Defense and Optimization Project.
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