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Dennis Trainor, Jr. is the creator and host of Acronym TV and the writer, director and producer of the documentary American Autumn: an Occudoc.

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(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, September 2, 2013
Syrian Rebels Claim Saudi Prince Bandar Responsible For Chemical Weapons Attack New evidence is surfacing about just who might be behind the chemical attacks, a credible view published by a journalist with 20 years middle East pointing to evidence that the Saudis could have supplied the Rebel forces with chemical weapons and, in the untrained hands of the rebels, the Chemical Weapons detonated in a tragic accident.
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(42 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, November 2, 2012
Michael Moore, Please Drop Your Support For Obama Dennis Trainor, Jr, the writer and director of the critically acclaimed Occupy Wall Street documentary American Autumn: an Occudoc, has challenged the vocal Occupy supporter, Oscar and Emmy winning director Michael Moore over his pro-Obama stance this election season.
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(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, December 6, 2013
The Drone That Takes Out Julian Assange this week it was revealed that British police are examining whether Guardian newspaper staff should be investigated for terrorism offenses over their handling of data leaked by Edward Snowden, Britain's senior counter-terrorism officer said on Tuesday. If one parrots the talking points that filter down for
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(12 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Does The U.S. Want War With Russia? Two weeks ago, when Liz Wahl quit her post as an RT host live on air claiming that she could not be part of a network that was "funded by the Russian Government" and was set on "whitewashing the crimes of Putin." Ms. Wahl then immediately went on a tour of all the 3 mainstream corporate outlets where she seemed to be auditioning for a role on a news show where she could whitewash the blowback inducing homicidal
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(24 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Who Killed JFK, and WHY? 50 Years of Questions Yields A New Answer The results of those four leaders of American progressive politics being killed in such a short amount of time is that Americans collectively put our tails between their legs, our heads down, and we did what we were told. So now, when we pick our heads up for air and look around what do we see?
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(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, January 16, 2014
4 Reasons to Hold George W. Bush Accountable for War Crimes 4 Reasons to Hold George W. Bush Accountable for War Crimes I am not sure what it says about our culture when six figure speaker fees are
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(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, March 6, 2014
An Open Letter To The Middle Class (spoiler alert: F*** You) One of the most frustrating things for me on those occasions when I get suckered into listening to the mainstream media is the lamentation and hand wringing over the shrinking middle class. While I don't have any money in the bank and the only assets I have are a computer a video camera and a rusty old mountain bike, most people would look at where I live and where my children go to school and label me squarely in the midd
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(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Detroit Water Crisis - a Prelude to the Privatization of Water Atpeace Makita, a single mother of five children who turned to activism after her water was shut off by the Detroit Water and Sewage Department, talks with Dennis Trainor, Jr. about the Detroit Water Brigade and what it is like to living during the current push for the privatization of the water supply.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, December 18, 2013
The Hunger Games Are Real: We Are The Districts Donald Sutherland, who stars in the Hunger Games Franchise, wants to see a revolution that brings about the end of the American Empire, and he wants the Hunger Games movies to be a spark for that flame. Speaking to Rory Carroll of the Guardian UK, Sutherland says "You know the young people of this society have not moved in the last 30 years." With the exception of Occupy, a minority movement, passivity reigns."
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(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, January 25, 2014
Open Letter to The 85 Richest People on The Planet (cc: Kevin O’Leary) VIDEO Responding to the Oxfam report that concluded that the world's 85 richest people own the same amount as the bottom half of the entire global population, self appointed spokesperson for the global elite, and celebrity Judge on the reality show The Shark Tank Kevin O'Leary,applauded the news, stating that is "fantastic news (") the motivation everybody needs (") it inspires everyone to want to be like the 1%" and scoffing at th
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SHARE More Sharing        Friday, November 1, 2013
The Nonprofit Industrial Complex: an Accessory to the Crime of Capitalism | Joel Northam Perhaps one of the most advanced mechanisms by which the ruling class maintains the status quo is the manipulative and ever so infamous Nonprofit Industrial Complex. This is an intricate system involving relationships between the Ruling Class, State bureaucracy, Social Service and Social Justice Organizations. The purpose of this complex is to create an accommodation to capitalism, though they're known for tackling the
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(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 28, 2013
Stephen Colbert and John Stewart Have Destroyed Satire -- Chris Hedges Stephen Colbert, Stephen Colbert satire, Colbert Report, Daily Show, Jon Stewart, The Daily Show, Jon Stewart Satire, Satire, Comedy, Stephen Colbert and John Stewart Have Destroyed Satire , Chris Hedges, Acronym TV, Dennis Trainor Jr,
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SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, October 31, 2013
Fukushima Nuclear Crisis, Worse Than You Think: 5 Things You Need To Know Now According to a statement by the group Plaintiffs Against the Fukushima Power plant, who filed a lawsuit Monday accusing Tokyo Electric Power Company and government officials of negligence in the disaster: "The Fukushima nuclear accident is the worst corporate crime in Japan's history and caused significant damage to the life, health and assets of the people of Fukushima and the rest of Japan."
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, September 4, 2013
The Obama Deception On Syria: Debunking the Lies, Hubris, and Myopia In The March To War. the United States is not on a humanitarian mission. Neither is it taking sides in a Syrian civil war. As horrific a dictator as Assad is, some of the rebel forces have direct links to Al-Qaeda and so are not so likely to advance US interests in the region were they to topple Assad. With that in mind, we will take a detailed look at the lies, hubris, and lack of vision in Obama's Syria deception speech of August 31.
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SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, September 25, 2014
Save the Climate or Save Capitalism? | #FloodWallStreet Dispatch An exclusive Acronym TV dispatch from the Flood Wall Street day of action, featuring exclusive footage, analysis, and interviews with Adam Clayton Muller (Idle No More), Tim DeChristopher (Peaceful Uprising), Andy Bichlbaum (The Yes Men), Arun Gupta (Counterpunch), and Flood Wall Street organizer Goldi Guerra.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Legalize Democracy | full documentary Legalize Democracy is a documentary film by Dennis Trainor, Jr. (American Autumn: an Occudoc) about the movement to amend -- why it is needed, and how you can get involved, placing the response to corporate coup of our government in the context of the growing Democracy movement emerging right here and right now.
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(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, November 28, 2013
Going Postal To Save The United States Post Office Carl Gibson goes postal to save the USPS.
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(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, May 29, 2014
How Psychedelic Drugs Can Cure Our Collective Insanity Amber Lyon, 3-time Emmy award winning journalist, describes how her work as a journalist covering social justice issues lead to her suffering from Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and how experience with Ayahuasca cured her of the disorder and led to a radical spiritual and career shift.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, December 22, 2013
2013 Person of the Year: Edward Snowden | Acronym TV The impact on the world of Snowden's leaks is real. Our allies don't trust us, a growing number of citizens here is the U.S. no longer have faith in our government, and the U.S Empire is tottering like Humpty Dumpty on his wall. And so it is clear that the person or persons who most affected the news and our lives, for good or ill, to say nothing of the future impact of the mounting Snowden revelations will have in 2014 and
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(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, March 14, 2014
Out of Occupy, a New Populist Political Party Forms Carl Gibson, co-founder of U.S. Uncut, is joining with other Occupy Wall Street organizers to launch a new populist political party. While more details (including the name of the party and the identities of other key organizers) will be available when the group launches on March 20, the party will be explicitly anti-capitalist.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, October 8, 2014
The Green Shock Doctrine: a Decade of False Climate Solutions Anne Petermann is the Executive Director of Global Justice Ecology Project. She is also the Coordinator of the Campaign to STOP GE Trees; the North American Focal Point for the Global Forest Coalition; and a member of the Board of Directors of the Will Miller Social Justice Lecture Series.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, October 2, 2014
Confronting White Privilege in the Climate Justice Movement This interview is part of Acronym TV's expanded coverage of the NYC Global Climate Convergence. "The Convergence calls for a solution as big as the crisis barreling down on us -- an emergency green economic transformation, including full employment and living wages; 100 percent clean renewable energy by 2030; universal free health care and education; food and housing security; an end to deportations and mass incarceration
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(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, November 7, 2013
The Truth About Climate Change Breaking records every year for the greenhouse gases that cause climate change make it less likely than we humans can slow or reverse the effects of human-caused climate change and keep global warming within the 2-degree-Celsius target, set at a Copenhagen summit in 2009. WMO Secretary-General Michel Jarraud, speaking at a press conference ahead of next week's UN conference to work on emissions cuts, speaks.
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SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, October 7, 2014
A Bold New Chapter in the Climate Justice Movement | Acronym TV 018 A day before the People's Climate March drove 400,000 people into the streets of New York City, Jill Stein sat down with Dennis Trainor, Jr of Acronym TV and outlined what she sees as the coming green revolution. "The U.N. has sold us out," says Stein "The UN has become the apologists for false solutions (like) nuclear power, fracking, and so-called clean coal," says Stein. "The U.N. has sold us out, and it is really ...
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SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, November 10, 2013
Fukushima: The Beginning of The End Of Nuclear Power | Resistance Report #12 The hear no evil see no evil attitude of mainstream media outlets here in the United States about the ongoing crisis at the Fukushima nuclear facility in Japan does not obscure the fact that, in the attempt mitigate future catastrophic damage, the global community is faced with challenges unique in the history of humankind. Members of the Green Shadow Cabinet traveled to the UN on Thursday to deliver a petition signed by 150,0
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, March 29, 2014
Austerity Is Crap: A Brief History of the ‘#USMfuture’ Protest Movement Since the peak of the Great Society, on the first official Earth Day, captains of industry have engaged in a conspiracy to destroy the gains made for working people over the last century. These plans were laid out in the Powell Memo, which in addition to naming Ralph Nader as the most dangerous man in America, declared that a 30 year plan should be set in motion that seeks to place corporations and the wealthy elite that head
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, March 4, 2014
VIDEO: Class, Race, and War - Resistance Report One-Hour Pilot Host Dennis Trainor, Jr. navigates a lively panel discussion with Nicole Carty (The Other 98%), Julianna Forlano (Absurdity Today), and Joel Northam (Resistance Report contributor). Special guests also include Mychal Denzel Smith (The Nation), Kateryna Ruban (expert in Ukraine and Russian history), and Cheri Honkala (Poor Peoples Economic Human Rights Campaign).
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(32 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, March 21, 2014
What Comes After Capitalism? What comes after Capitalism? Identifying the correct answer to that question, one I do not pretend to know, in addition to facing the fact that the question is a life or death one- on a global scale, is a basic requirement for the life, liberty, and happiness of the human race.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, December 15, 2013
Drones in Yemen, Hunger Games In America, and Corporate Espionage Dennis Trainor, Jr. talks about the 15 innocent people in Yemen who were killed Thursday by a U.S. We hear the haunting yet absurd steps taken by the NSA to monitor citizens. Unfortunately for activists, revolutionaries, and other agents of social change, that's only the "state" prong of surveillance. The corporate arm is much more damning. And more.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, November 1, 2013
Obama Interrupted, Laughs At 'Hecklers' at Obamacare Rally. And Misses The Point At an Affordable Care Act rally President Obama was delivering a speech defending ACA (Obamacare); protesters interrupted the proceeding by shouting "Mr. President! (Inaudible)! Stop climate change! For our generation! Stop the pipeline!" "Okay, we're talking about healthcare today, but we will," Obama said, as the crowd started to boo the protesters. "No, no, no it's okay," Obama said. Before delivering a line ...
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SHARE More Sharing        Monday, August 4, 2014
The Audacity of Nope: Obama's Failure to Close Guantanamo Bay Prison Jason Leopold, in the clip from the full-length Acronym TV episode, How Americans Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Guantanamo Prison, discusses the Obstacles President Obama faces in keeping his campaign promise to restore habeas corpus, shut down Guantanamo Prison, and restore America's moral stature in the world. If President Obama's true intention s are as described above, what can he do alone, and what does need cooperati
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SHARE More Sharing        Friday, May 30, 2014
Just Say Yes: Amber Lyon on Radical Transformation Through Psychedelics Discussed in this episode: Ayahuasca as a Cure for Amber Lyon's PTSD, Psilocybin as a Possible Cure for Dennis Trainor Jr.'s 'Anger Issues', Reset.Me, Corruption at CNN, BP Oil Spill, Saving the World Through Self Improvement, DMT, LSD, Indie Media, The Healing Power of Psychedelics.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, November 21, 2014
Dear White People: Our State of Emergency As you know, a pre-emptive State of Emergency has been called in Ferguson, Missouri as the country waits to hear if officer Darren Wilson will be charged with the murder of Michael Brown. Let's focus on another State of Emergency for a moment. Like me, you are the beneficiary of unearned white privilege. I'm not going to insult your intelligence, nor should you insult other members of this club
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(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, September 14, 2014
Parenting Without God When asked if the world would be better off without God, Dan Arel, the author of Parenting Without God does not pull punches. "The world would be better off without the idea of God,' Arel clarifies "the world is already without God." Even at a time when the popularity of chows like Neil deGrasse Tyson's Cosmos, Arel's aggressive brand of atheism will not win many friends. In fact, a recent Pew Research survey showed that
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Israel's Operation Protective Edge Spurs Growth in BDS Movement "We want to make ethical investments and divest from companies that are complicit in the occupation in Palestine, Gaza and the West Bank who profit off of occupation, declares Kash Nikazmrad of Students for Justice in Palestine in this interview with Acronym TV's Dennis Trainor, Jr.
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SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Lee Camp Interview: "Redacted Tonight Is The Daily Show With Sharper Teeth" Lee Camp sits down for an interview with Dennis Trainor, Jr. to discuss his new 30-munite weekly comedy show on RT, Redacted Tonight.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, August 3, 2014
Is Hamas Rhetoric of 'kill all Jews" a Natural Outgrowth of Israel's Genocide? According to Kash Nikazmrad of Students for Justice in Palestine, one should view passages from the Hamas charter like the one above as hyperbolic political rhetoric meant to stoke a political base, and not, he says, as something to be taken literally. The focus, he says should be on the genocidal conditions imposed by Isreal that give birth to the resistance.
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SHARE More Sharing        Friday, February 21, 2014
Ukraine Clashes Fueled By U.S. Meddling as Manifest Destiny’s Child Strikes Again The violent clashes unfolding in Kiev are directly linked to policy decisions and money flow from Washington DC. Just as the genocide of Native Americans to make way for the U.S. colonies and our expansion westward were justified by the concept of Manifest Destiny, the fires of the tinderbox that is Kiev right now are being fanned by a subtler if just as dangerous iteration of Manifest Destiny, our blowback inducing homicidal
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, November 22, 2013
Has Walmart Finally Crossed The Line? Associates soliciting donations for other associates so that those who have a job at the Company that generates more revenue that any other company in the world can have a Thanksgiving meal before they report to their shift on black Friday, which actually begins at 6PM on Thanksgiving day, has to be the final straw, yes?
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(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, April 26, 2014
Disband The NSA Shahid Buttar, the Executive Director of The Bill of Rights Defense Committee, and Kevin Zeese of Popular Resistance sit down with host Dennis Trainor, Jr. in this episode of Acronym TV to discuss, among other things: The Utility of the NSA | The 4th Amendment | Edward Snowden | The Espionage Act | Why the MSM treats Glenn Greenwald as a criminal | An update on Chelsea Manning | The Reset the Net Campaign
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SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, June 8, 2014
How The Supreme Court Made the U.S. Government Illegitimate Earlier this year, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled, in McCutcheon V. FEC, the court struck down a limit on how much cash an individual could give to all federal candidates during an election cycle. In the 5-4 decision, the majority of justices on the Roberts court ruled that individuals could buy elections. Or, in the words of Chief Justice Roberts, "government regulation may not target the general gratitude a candidate may
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(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Slaughter the Planet or Exterminate Capitalism? Time To Choose. Question, and again, I am no expert on the subject, but is Capitalism compatible with the health and survival of all of the living things on this rock we call Earth?
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, November 22, 2014
Saving The Internet: How the Impossible Shifted to the Inevitable When President Barack Obama appointed venture capitalist and former Verizon and ATT lobbyist Tom Wheeler as chair of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), it sent shudders down the spines of anyone concerned with the concept of net neutrality. Last spring, it may have seemed an impossible task for activists and the Internet itself to defend net neutrality, but to date, they have.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, April 25, 2014
Saying 'Hell No' to Obamacare Recently, Dr. Margaret Flowers initiated an online petition declaring herself a conscientious objector to the Affordable Care Act and asking others to send a message to President Obama that the ACA is a scam.
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(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, January 15, 2014
The Campaign To End All War In this interview with David Swanson, we discuss a campaign, still in its planning stages, to eliminate "the institution of war as an acceptable enterprise for the human species." Visiting the website WorldBeyongWar.org, one is prompted to sign a simple two sentence pledge that reads: "I understand that wars and militarism make us less safe rather than protect us, that they kill, injure and traumatize adults...
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SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, April 20, 2014
Full Show: Climate Catastrophe Now + The Most Important Question About Obamacare {aTV 001} Dennis talks with Dr. Jill Stein, President of the Green Shadow Cabinet about the recently published U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) fifth assessment on climate change. The findings, combined with the overwhelming consensus of the scientific community, paint a picture of humanity committing a collective genocide and ecocide. The end of civilization scenarios, once projected for your grandchildren's gran
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SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, May 3, 2014
Occupy Founders Launch The After Party in Detroit Some of the founding members of the occupy movement are launching a new political party -- THE AFTER Party. Carl Gibson is among them. He says, "What sets The After Party apart is that 365 days out of the year it is a humanitarian organization. The way we organize politically, what sets us apart is that we are finding needs within the community, and then working to meet them using the community's assets."
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SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Don't Mess With The Lady Parts of Texas Women In the United Sates, One out of every three women has had an abortion. If you are a women living in Texas, that state has passed hundreds of laws in the last several years that strip a women's right to privacy, limit access to abortion, and shame women into thinking that their choice about what to do with their bodies is wrong.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, April 29, 2014
The Illegitimacy of the U.S. Government In this episode clip (watch the full show here) Shahid Buttar outlines why he thinks the biggest enemy to the U.S. Constitution is a domestic enemy. Also, Kevin Zeese makes the point that the U.S. government is illegitimate. "Every member of congress swears an oath of office to protect the constitution from enemies, foreign and domestic," explains Buttar, "and the principle enemy to the U.S. Constitution is a domestic one.
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SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, June 26, 2014
Does the U.S. have a moral obligation to Iraqis? With regard to ISIS, what to do? ISIS in Iraq, Barack Obama as a War President, The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Litigating the past and planning for the future, The sitcom All in the Family (and what would Meathead and Archie do now?), and Satire as a tool for the peace movement
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SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, June 12, 2014
United We Stand Tour Wants Youth To Run For Political Office Christina Tobin, the founder and chair of Free and Equal, sits down with Dennis to discuss our Democracy in crisis and the United We Stand Festival Tour. The motto of Free and Equal is More Voices, More Choices. "We believe that freedom is enhanced when voters are presented with all the sides to an issue and have a chance to fairly evaluate all the candidates running in an election. However, the incumbent political
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(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, March 27, 2014
The Time For Obama To Pardon Snowden Is Now Now that President Obama is proposing that the NSA end its bulk collection of data, it is time that Obama take this narrative to the next logical conclusion and offer a full and unconditional pardon to Edward Snowden. President Obama's War on whistle blowers (he has charged eight individuals with Espionage, compared to only three under all previous presidents) needs to end. His recent proposal, even though it
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SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, January 30, 2014
Obama out Orwelled Orwell | Lee Camp Interview Barack Obama may as well have delivered his 5th State of the Union address to and for the Superstate Oceania, the fictional empire mired in perpetual war from George Orwell's 1984. No, Obama did not come directly out and tell us that war is peace, freedom is slavery and ignorance is strength so much as he embodied those ideas in a nuanced, measured performance that inspired the political pundits like Chris Matthews
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SHARE More Sharing        Friday, October 24, 2014
The Inextricable Link Between Social and Environmental Justice Erica Violet Lee of Idle No More in conversation with Dennis Trainor, Jr. of Acronym TV on the eve of the largest Climate Justice march in history.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Obama’s Drones Made Simple Before the 2012 election, Obama told John Stewart of The Daily Show: "one of the things we've got to do is put a legal architecture in place, and we need Congressional help in order to do that, to make sure that not only am I reined in but any president is reined in terms of some of the decisions that we're making." In a development that will shock nobody, no such legal architecture has been put in place to "reign in" Obama
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Reset The Net Fight for our Future has launched a "Reset The Net Campaign" for June 5th, 2014. The problem, as outlined at Reset the Net, is: "The NSA is exploiting weak links in Internet security to spy on the entire world, twisting the Internet we love into something it was never meant to be: a panopticon." It defines a solution as "We can't stop targeted hacking, but we *can* stop mass surveillance, by building proven security
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Students Rally To Topple The TPP Former US Trade Representative Ron Kirk said that if the people knew what was in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, it would be impossible to get it signed. The Obama administration is going to great lengths to make sure that people do not know what is in the TPP before it gets signed into law, and have made "fast tracking" the TPP bill a top priority. January 22nd marks the beginning of a ten-day push by groups who work on a
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What Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s Death Can Teach Us About Climate Change (Really) For the State Department to suggest that the Keystone XL pipeline will not have a negative impact on the environment is like Walter White telling Phillip Seymour Hoffman that heroin is as healthy as kale. If one reads the Obama administration State Department's Final Environmental Study on the KXL pipeline it is almost as if the State department subcontracted the study to a company with vast financial ties to the oil and
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(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, April 25, 2014
Coming Soon: This Planet Will No Longer Support Civilization Days before the Earth Day to May Day Global Climate Convergence kicked off, Dr. Jill Stein talked with Dennis Trainor, Jr. of Acronym TV in a wide-ranging conversation about her hopes for the Convergence, a first response to ShowTime's new series Years of Living Dangerously, and why the Climate Justice movement is all about jobs. Check out these short clips below, or watch the full episode here.
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, October 19, 2014
Our Culture is a Crime | Acronym TV 019 Medea Benjamin of Code Pink talks about the links between the peace movement and the climate justice movement -- and how Code Pink started as an Environmental group- Then Howie Hawkins, as his momentum in the New York gubernatorial race is ramping up, talks about Green justice in the electoral arena.
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From Wall St. Wiz Kid to Global Revolutionary | Vlad Teichberg Interview "Global Revolution brands itself as non-hierarchical, but if anyone is in charge it is Vlad Teichberg, a thirty-nine-year-old former derivatives trader. (") Teichberg was born in Moscow, and moved with his parents to Queens when he was ten. He attended Princeton, where he wrote a thesis on number theory, then headed to Wall Street, where he worked for Deutsche Bank. "I thought globalization was going to create equality around
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, September 12, 2014
Violence Against Women is a Necessary Outcome of the Athletic Industrial Complex | Dave Zirin Interview Dave Zirin, sports editor for The Nation, talks with Dennis Trainor, Jr. about the one reason Roger Goodell will be forced out as NFL Commissioner, Violence in the NFL, Domestic violence.
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(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Zimmerman, At Gun Show, Wonders Why World Is Mad With Him Here is the thing, George, people know that it is not an aberration for a wanna be cop like you to patrol a neighborhood with a loaded gun and, upon seeing an African American kid whom you did not recognize, assume that kid was a threat, and then tail that kid with your itchy finger on the trigger of your loaded gun and initiate and then escalate a situation that resulted in that unarmed kid murdered and killed by you, Georgie
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, June 18, 2014
The ISIS War in Iraq Has Roots Much Deeper Than Sectarian Violence | Mnar Muhawesh Interview Joining Dennis on the show today to make sense of all this is Mnar Muhawesh. She is the founder, CEO and editor in chief of Mint Press News, and also a regular speaker on responsible journalism, sexism, neoconservativism within the media and journalism start-ups. Episode breakdown| As the world watches Iraq quickly descending into a failed state status under the brutal onslaught from fighters in the Islamic State of Iraq
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SHARE More Sharing        Friday, May 16, 2014
Should Women Apologize for Abortion? It's been over 40 years since the Supreme Court decided, in Roe v Wade, that women have a constitutional right to abortion. The legal argument was based around the concept that women had a right to privacy under the due-process clause of the 14th Amendment, and that right extended to their right to have an abortion. Perhaps no time in the 40 years since Roe v Wade have female reproductive rights been so under attack.
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(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Super Typhoon Haiyan and the Climate Change Link The scale of death and destruction is hard to wrap your head around. Several days after Super Typhoon Haiyan slammed the Philippines, we still do not have a full picture of the scale of death and destruction that lay in its wake. Estimates put the number of dead in the city of Tacloban alone at 10,000, and scores of survivors in that city are now in desperate need of food, clean water and shelter.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, November 14, 2014
Protestor Arrested During ISIL Hearing in Congress Code Pink activist Tighe Barry was arrested and charged with disruption of Congress today during an Armed Service Committee hearing on the subject of The Administration's Strategy and Military Campaign against Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
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Ukraine Uprising: U.S Hypocrisy + Russian Aggression VS. Movement of the Squares After two months of protestors in Maidan Square in Kiev, Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych has been ousted and yet, with support from Russia, remains defiant. As U.S Secretary of State offers aid to Ukraine, he managed to tell Face The Nation (with a straight face) ""You just don't in the 21st Century behave in 19th Century fashion by invading another country on completely trumped-up pretext."
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GITMO: A Concentration Camp in Small Town USA Jason Leopold, in the clip from the full length Acronym TV episode, How Americans Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Guantanamo Prison, talks about the most shocking thing that struck him about visiting Guantanamo Bay Prison: The surrounding is like any small American town. An Irish pub, swing sets in the back yard of houses where American kids are growing up, a McDonalds, a high school proudly graduating the class of 2014...
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The Pope and The Pornographer -- What is the Difference? "There is a big difference between being anti-pornography and anti sex worker," says Taylor. "Stop Patriarchy does stand firmly against pornography, against the sex industry, against the commodification of women's bodies, against the sexualized degradation of women, and just to be real: what is going on in pornography today is exactly part of this whole revenge against women. I don't understand how anyone could claim to be for
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, December 15, 2012
Elementary School Shooting Is Tragedy Made In The USA; 20 Children Killed. 6 Adults. Twenty children started their morning as they always do- maybe they said goodbye to their parent with a loving hug, or maybe they yelled and screamed at Mom and Dad, or got yelled and screamed at (as is wont to happen from time to time in even the families with the perfect holiday postcards pictures).
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, October 19, 2014
Student Peace Activists and Teacher Are 'Inspiration To The World', says U.N. Sec. General Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of The United Nations, told Betsy Sawyer, her students and assembled guests at the JFK Presidential Library that their afterschool "peace club is an inspiration to the world." The occasion was the launch of world tour of the Big Book: Pages for Peace Project. A decade in the making, the book started when middle school students solicited and received original messages of peace from the likes o
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SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Killing Two Birds With One Drone 15 innocent people in Yemen were killed Thursday by a Drone attack. "An air strike missed its target and hit a wedding car convoy, ten people were killed immediately and another five who were injured died after being admitted to the hospital," one security official said. Five more people were injured, the officials said. The United States has stepped up drone strikes as part of a campaign
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Orange is the New Black (Genocide) In this clip form Acronym TV's full show on the call for a month of resistance to Mass Incarceration, Carl Dix explains how Mass Incarceration equates to a slow-motion genocide. "Genocide is a process. A process by which groups of people are identified, targeted, demonized, separated, and then, as this process goes on, the question of mass killings comes up later.
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Obama's Illegal Drones Kill Innocents, but at least He Aint Hitler, Right !?! In Washington today, 13 year old Zubair Rehmen along with his 9 year old Nabeela, spoke with members of Congress in a briefing organized by Alan Grayson, to send a message to our elected representatives who authorize our blowback inducing bull in a geo-political china shop of military budget what the rest of the world can see as plain as day: Drone attacks in countries that have not declared war on us and pose no threat to us
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Calling for a Solution as Big as the Crisis We Face Timeka Drew of the Global Climate Convergence in conversation with Dennis Trainor, Jr. The Global Climate Convergence is calling for AN EMERGENCY GLOBAL GREEN NEW DEAL
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Reform is Dead. Revolution Now: An Open Letter to the 3.5% What are the two ingredients to all successful revolutions? Watch the video and find out.
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Russell Brand, Lloyd Dobler, and Finding Your Inner Dorothy While watching Russell Brand's BBC interview, it is not hard to imagine two families in Middle America, neighbors, watching separately in the comfort of their own homes as Russell Brand does his bit and each nod in lonely agreement. "Yes!", they are likely to say- "this Russell Brand fellow is right."
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, March 21, 2014
Protesting Illegal in Australia? Last week, the Legislative Council of Victoria passed the Summary Offence Act 2013, which outlaws the right to protest in Victoria, by a vote of 20-18. Several activists involved in the Tunnel Picket protests were arrested during in Parliament as the voting was taking place. One of those activists, Sean Bedlam, is the subject of our interview today.
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(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, January 18, 2014
We Need A Democracy Movement To Fix This sh*t As the late populist and journalist Molly Ivins once said: "It is possible to read the history of this country as one long struggle to extend the liberties established in our Constitution to everyone in America." Extending those liberties and constitutional protections to corporations is antithetical to the principles of Democracy. While the Supreme Court has been slowly granting rights of persons to corporation for over 100 y
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SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, May 10, 2014
With Mass Incarceration, U.S. is Guilty of a Slow Motion Genocide If this were happening anywhere else in the world, Americans would be justifiably horrified: 1 out of every 100 adults are living behind bars in the United States, with 1 in 31 in some sort of correctional control, including prison, jail, parole, and probation. The United States, with 5% of the world's population, has 25% of the worlds prison population.
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SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Why I Support The Abortion Rights Freedom Ride: Ground Zero Texas Texas Governor Rick Perry is on the record with his objective to "make abortion a thing of the past." Looking at the evidence, it is hard not to come to any other conclusion than the war on women is being won by a radical and regressively religious agenda. Six states in the nation have only a single abortion clinic left. By September 1st of this year, Texas is likely to have only six abortion clinics operating.
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SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, May 22, 2014
A Single Woman Who Likes Sex! Or; Reclaiming the Morality of Abortion In 2008, the Democratic party dropped its old abortion language ("safe, legal and rare"), which had asked that women not have abortions unless they absolutely must, and changed the official platform. In other words, it stopped patronizing women into feeling like abortion is something they should apologize for.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Another U.S. Citizen Targeted For Assassination By Obama Drone Program? Two recent stories that shed new light on how the Obama administration utilizes drones in the war on terror came to light yesterday. First, Glenn Greenwald and Jeremy Scahill, via their new venture First Look revealed that: "According to a former drone operator for the military's Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) who also worked with the NSA, the agency often identifies targets based on controversial metadata
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SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, June 28, 2014
In Iraq, The U.S. is The Problem, not the Solution The oil rich country of Iraq is facing a possible collapse. Again. Sunni militants, largely shut out of the new government installed by the U.S. after our illegally invasion and occupation are overtaking large parts of Iraq in a quickly developing story. U.S. foreign policy seems to lack the imagination to do anything but intervene militarily. How that intervention takes shape, whether it be in aid, advising,
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, January 24, 2014
To Dump Citizens United, We Need To Legalize Democracy This is an excerpt from the documentary, Legalize Democracy. The premiere of the full documentary will be airing on Free Speech TV (FSTV) Tuesday, January 21, 2014--and all throughout the week.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, August 16, 2014
Has the Pro-Choice strategy of Last 40 Years Failed Women? "What once was maybe a Christian-Fascist movement against women's right to abortion really got elevated and brought into the halls of power," says Sunsara Taylor of Stop Patriarchy. "Starting with Ronald Reagan, continuing under Bush, escalating Bill Clinton (quiet as it is kept: Bill Clinton who signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which became the foundation for the recent Hobby Lobby decision)."
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SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Patriarchy and Religion: Built to Oppress Women In this clip from the full Acronym TV episode (The Catholic War On Women, watch the full episode here) Katie Klabusich and Kelly Carlin answer host Dennis Trainor, Jr.'s questions: How much does religious dogma and/or men in long white dresses with funny hats hold women back from being equal members of society? If the Church is built inside of a patriarchy, so to then, is the State. Can we reform this system...
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SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, March 8, 2014
The Myth of a Post-Racial America Last week, President Obama unveiled his My Brother's Keeper initiative one day after the anniversary of the murder of Trayvon Martin and as the nation still grapples with the hung jury on the murder charge in the Michael Dunn case, the white male in Florida who killed the unarmed African American teenager Jordon Davis after an argument about loud music.
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Coming Out of The Abortion Closet Kelly Carlin, in this clip from the full Acronym TV episode (The Catholic War On Women, watch the full episode here), decides to come out of the abortion closet: "I'm outing myself here, I'm outing myself in my (forthcoming) book. I had two abortions when I was a teenager. I was a reckless crazy girl. I was really privileged (and) I was lucky. I had parents who had money..."
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Is the TPP Dead? Have We Won? It has been 20 years since NAFTA (the North American Free Trade Agreement) went into effect with the promise of more equality, more jobs, and a better, more prosperous and peaceful world for all of us. Given that NAFTA has contributed to a world that is a negative image of what was sold to us, it is no surprise that the global elite and the Obama administration have been negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership in secret.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Why Millennials Don't Vote and What To Do About It {aTV 007} More than half of respondents in the survey, released by Harvard University's Institute of Politics, said they think elected officials don't share their priorities, and almost two-thirds said elected officials seem motivated by selfish reasons. Less than a quarter of the millennials polled said they will definitely be voting in November. Read more:
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How Americans Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Guantanamo Prison There are many crimes committed in the pursuit of, or as an accessory to, the crimes of US Foreign Policy. I'm not exactly sure where to rank the operation of Guantanamo Bay on that list, but consider these numbers, compiled by the Center for Constitutional Rights: 779 men and boys have been imprisoned at Guantánamo since January 2002. 100% of them are Muslim. Of the 149 who remain there, 78 have been cleared for
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SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, November 5, 2013
The Three Headed Monster Driving Stock Market Up and Everything Else Down The same forces that keep housing prices and consumer confidence low actually drive profit in the stock market. Don't be fooled. There is a class war is in full swing. Ask yourself: how are we going to win?
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Waging Peace: Can These Kids Change The World? Not many after school projects can claim an unveiling bigger than this: A Gala event at the JFK Presidential Library and Museum with keynote speakers that include a UN Ambassador, an ABC News correspondent, and the the founder of the Peace Abbey. Then again, The Big Book: Pages for Peace project, is unique in its scope, ambition, and achievement. Ten years in the making, this one-ton, 12 feet
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SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Tim DeChristopher Interview - Climate Change is The Context of Our Times An interview with Tim DeChristopher, the founder of Peaceful Uprising, who is widely known known for one of the more creative acts of nonviolent insurrection and civil disobedience in recent memory when he disrupted a government oil-and-gas lease auction in order to protect fragile land in southern Utah from long-term damage. That story became the subject of the documentary Bidder 70.
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SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, December 12, 2013
Protestors In Rep. Paul Ryan's Office Demanding a Budget for People, Peace, and Planet Only hours before Paul Ryan and Patty Murray announced that they reached a two year budget agreement (The BiPartisan Budget Act of 2013), representatives from a broad coalition demanding a budget that would cut military expenditures in order to increase funding for a wide range of domestic programs called on Congressional leaders to craft a budget for people, peace and the planet. Now, because this broad coalition included ove
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SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, February 6, 2014
Video: The Day We Fight Back Against The NSA Activists in New York City commandeered the Verizon building to promote the February 11th day of action to stop the NSA. Members of the New York City Light Brigade, The Illuminator Art Collective and other allies turned the Verizon building in downtown New York into a large billboard to project the all seeing "NSA eye" along with text stating "you will never be alone", "our eye is on you", and "Wherever you go
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SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Abortion Providers Are Heroes: In Defense of Abortion On Demand and Without Apology Today, we speak with Sunsara Taylor of StopPatriarchy.org, who just returned from Jackson defending the Women's Health organization from the anti-choice group Operation Save America, described by StopPatriarchy.org as an "extreme, violence-inciting, women-hating Christian fascist organization."
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, August 30, 2014
They Turned Her Water Off. Now She is Fighting Back AtPeace Makita is a single mother of five, a life long resident of Detroit, and the Creative Director of the Detroit Water Brigade. She wants you to know that the push for the privatization of the water supply in Detroit could be coming to an area near you soon.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, July 10, 2014
F**K FIFA: Why A Majority of Brazilians Think The World Cup is Bad For Brazil. A new Pew Poll finds shows that the "national mood in Brazil is grim following a year in which more than a million people have taken to the streets of major cities across the country to protest corruption, rising inflation and a lack of government investment in public services such as education, health care and public transportation, among other things."
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MSNBC "Leaning Forward" To Promote Fracking MSNBC is running ads that look like news, in support of fracking.
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SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, December 8, 2013
To Honor Nelson Mandela's Legacy, we must " (?) | Resistance Report #14 Reflecting on the death of Nelson Mandela, Jerome Ross, writing at Roar magazine states: "The only appropriate way to honor the legacy of the iconic freedom fighter is not to beatify the man but to take his struggle to its logical conclusion."
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Anti-drone Summit Seeks "Drone Strike Transparency Bill" Anti-drone Summit Seeks "Drone Strike Transparency Bill"
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SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, May 17, 2014
The Catholic War on Women DISCUSSED: Abortion, Pope Francis, Patriarchy, Does the choice movement need an "it gets better" campaign to empower women not to hide/apologize about their abortions?, Roe v. Wade, Clinic defenders, Abortion stories, How the Bible teaches women to abort unwanted pregnancy, Bad Choices, Being a target of a pro-life "wanted" poster, Abortion as a local issue, Single women who love sex and don't want babies.
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SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, January 29, 2014
VIDEO: 2014 State of The Union (minus the Corporate Influence) Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, fellow citizens- 60 years ago, President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered his annual State of the Union Address to the Nation as a Fireside Chat from the White House in which he outlined a proposed second bill of rights that would to lay the plans and determine the strategy for the winning of a lasting peace and the establishment of an American standard of living higher than
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We Are Gaza. Look Into Our Eyes. White mobs in the streets, chanting death to peace, leave the defenseless Palestinians deceased, burn the olive trees, drain the pipes of hope and wash away the resistance in the streets, cut the electric lines, poison in the food supply, divide the dirt from the earth to the sky, go to sleep Miley Cyrus has a new song, the newest Iphone will sing you songs all day long, the lullaby that takes a lifetime too long, just
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SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, September 6, 2014
Beyond The People's Climate March In two weeks the Peoples Climate March in New York, organized by 350.org, is expected to draw as many as 200,000 people. The march is to take place only days before a special UN meeting called by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to discuss the November 2015 U.N. Climate Conference in Paris. Christopher Hedges has called this march a "last gasp of climate change liberals;"
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SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, August 7, 2014
An Abortion Rights Battle Bigger Than Texas | an interview with Sunsara Taylor Sunsara Taylor of Stop Patriarchy sat down with Dennis Trainor, Jr. of Acronym TV just days before leading a month long Abortion Rights Freedom Ride in Texas. The freedom ride is currently underway and will run through September 1, by which time Texas is expected to close all but six abortion clinics statewide.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, July 31, 2014
Gaza Solidarity Grows as Israel Continues Massacre "We are a diverse group of people who have come together against the Israeli occupation and against the massacre. However," says Kash Nikazmrad, an organizer with Students for Justice in Palestine, "every massacre, every occupation, every act of colonialism always has a mechanism and a supporter. The supporter in this situation has been America." Nikazmrad is one of the organizers behind the Los Angeles "Stop The Massacre
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, September 30, 2014
The U.N. is an Apologist for False Climate Solutions| Jill Stein Interview A day before the People's Climate March drove 400,000 people into the streets of New York City, Jill Stein sat down with Dennis Trainor, Jr of Acronym TV and outlined what she sees as the coming green revolution. "The U.N. has sold us out," says Stein "The UN has become the apologists for false solutions (like) nuclear power, fracking, and so-called clean coal," says Stein. "The U.N. has sold us out, and it is really...
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Jeremy Hammond: Political Prisoner Jeremy Hammond is a Political Prisoner
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If MLK Were Alive Today ... [video] No one can say what King would be doing or saying if government agencies at the local, state, and federal level (including the FBI and CIA with an assist from a Mafia henchman) had not conspired to murder him.
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Lee Camp's New TV Show + a New Populist Political Party Emerges from Occupy {aTV 003} Several activists who were early initiators behind the Occupy movement have formed a new political party, The After Party. Carl Gibson and Radio Raheem are among them and they join Dennis to discuss the launch and future plans. In the second half of the show, comedian Lee Camp, who performed at several Occupy encampments, talks about his new weekly comedy show, Redacted Tonight, now airing on RT every Friday night.
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SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, May 1, 2014
Cutting off H2O to the NSA According to OffNow.org, there are THREE steps that can be taken on a state level to make life difficult for the NSA. Our signature model legislation, the 4th-Amendment Protection Act, would ban a state from taking actions that provide 'material support' or assistance to warrantless federal-spying programs.
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Corporations Causing Climate Change Should Be Taken Over By The Public | Howie Hawkins Interview The richest 1% own the two major parties. It's time working people had one of our own. That's why I'm running for Governor. My name is Howie Hawkins. I'm a working Teamster and my running mate, Brian Jones, is a teacher and union member. New York has the greatest income inequality in the country -- and it has gotten worse under Governor Cuomo's tax breaks for the rich and spending cuts for the rest of us.
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"Unreasonable" Women for The Planet, Peace, and Justice | Medea Benjamin Interview Medea Benjamin, the co-founder of Code Pink, sits down with Dennis Trainor, Jr. of Acronym TV on the eve of the largest Climate march in history to discuss the climate justice. ""If you care about the planet, you care about people, workers, immigrants, and you care about whether we are destroying the planet whether by polluting or by polluting through war, says Benjamin, who went on to describe the founding of Code Pink as
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Reproductive Rights in a State of Emergency This Wednesday marked the 41st anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, which protected a women's decision to have an abortion was marked by thousands of anti-abortion activists taking part in a march for life in Washington, D.C. Carrying signs saying "I AM the pro-life generation", and "conceived from rape, I love my life" marches converged on the National Mall Wednesday and marched to the Supreme Court.
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SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, March 13, 2014
Obama on Between Two Ferns: Did He Get Across To The Young ‘Invincibles’? In genuinely disarming post-hipster fashion, the President was transparent about his reasons for appearing on the program. "I would not be here if I did not have something to plug, Zack," the president informed his expertly inept host. And plug away he did, in a direct appeal to reach younger citizens to sign up at healthcare.gov. Young people do not want to pay for health insurance.
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SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Dear Libertarians: The Radical Violent Revolutionaries Are Winning This may be a shock to those who have heard me say, in some of my less-than-kinder, gentler moments, that Libertarians are Ayn Randian regressives who more often that not parrot faux-liberty talking points literally spoon-fed them by some Koch Brothers-inspired think tank, talking points that in fact serve as a pillar that upholds the empire of the ruling elite even as they espouse to tear it down.
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Praying for Women, or Preying On Them? In this episode clip from Acronym TV's full program on the Catholic War on Women, Katie Klabusich relates her harrowing experience as a target of a "Wanted Poster" campaign from the Pro-Life Action League. "They decided for Lent this year to put together an Internet meme asking people to pray for (three people): me, (and also) an abortion doctor, and a pro-choice journalist.
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SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, November 21, 2013
Climate Change Fail In what should be another colossal embarrassment for the United States- recently leaked internal documents show how little our government is prepared to take responsibility for the damage done by climate change, the negative effects of which are caused by our hyper capitalist culture of consumption without consequence.
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SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, May 13, 2014
The Cops Killed Her Son. That Did Not Stop Her. In this clip form Acronym TV's full show on the call for a month of resistance To Mass Incarceration, Juanita Young talks about the death of her son, Malcolm Ferguson, a 23-year old man murdered by NYPD officer Louis Rivera. In June of 2007, a jury awarded Ms. Young $10.5 million. At the time of the verdict, Young told the New York Daily News: "the award was vindication that her son, Malcolm Ferguson, 23, was wrongfully
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SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, September 8, 2013
War in Syria Will Be Mission Creep Accomplished | Resistance Report 006 The horrific suffering of the Syrian people must end. The United States government should have our full support in doing what it can to help ease or end the suffering. However, granting President Obama authorization to wage war with Syria, (even if you call that war an intervention, a limited strike with no boots on the ground, or simply a strong message) will not end the suffering in Syria, it will increase it significantly.
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SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Gun Culture In America: Our Slow Motion Collective Mass Suicide. A report came over the AP wire last night that, if this were any other country in the world, would have been the top news story for days: "Multiple shots were fired inside a northern New Jersey mall shortly before closing time Monday night," read the opening line of the report and Americans, having been through this drill before...
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SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, July 6, 2014
Art Killing Apathy Take on Money In Politics| Eleanor Goldfield Interview Eleanor Goldfield is a creative activist and writer based in Los Angeles. She works with organizations to create digital content as well as live events to combine pop culture and politics - art killing apathy; her political hard rock band Rooftop Revolutionaries being a primary example of this. As a writer, she writes for several political publications on our corporatocratic government and all the issues stemming from that.
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SHARE More Sharing        Monday, July 14, 2014
A World Cup For The 1% When Germany and Argentina square off in the Word Cup Final, the whole world will be watching the culmination of what may be the most exciting FIFA World Cup Tournament ever. What most people are unaware of, however, is the brutal conditions that FIFA creates to pull off the games.

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