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Originally aired 07/15/13 on Occupy the Media Collective
Pension fund divests from fossil-fuel companies calling them “worthless”, Public.Resource.org wins legal challenge to open source and transparency, Chevron wins request to force Microsoft to turn over IP addresses of environmental activists, GOP version of farm bill contains no funding for SNAP (food-stamps), George Zimmerman acquitted in the murder of Trayvon Martin while Marissa Alexander is sentenced to 20 years for firing warning shot to scare abusive husband who was violating a restraining order, CitiGroup (parent company of #ShittyBank) posts 41% increase in revenue
CounterSpin – (Interview) with Chris Toensing of Middle East Report on Egyptian Coup #AntiCoup
(MUSIC) All You Fascist Bound To Loose – Woody Guthrie
THIS WEEK IN THE PEOPLE’S HISTORY
Hamburg, SC. erupts in racial violence, US annexes Hawaii, 14th Amendment overturns Dred Scott ruling and is abused to protect corporate “personhood”, Greenpeace’s Rainbow Warrior sunk by French military terrorists, (no nukes) W.E. DuBois and William Monroe Trotter spark the Niagara Movement in opposition to Booker T. Washington’s capitulation to white segregationists, striking union miners workers bomb Pinkerton barracks in Couer d’Alene, Idaho, all black community, Mound Bayou, is founded in Mississippi, IWW led Bisby, Arizona strikers deported.
THIS WEEK IN THE PEOPLE’S UPRISING
Hands-Off Syria in NYC, Activists in Washington D.C. Stage protest giving thanks to Latin American counties for offering asylum to NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden, students end Cooper Union occupation without achieving any of their stated goals, California activists converge at Corcoran State Prison to demand end to solitary confinement and prison hunger-strikers, #Justice4Trayvon protest erupt across the nation.
NEXT WEEK IN THE PEOPLE’S UPRISING
(SPOKEN PIECE) Bell Hooks on Trayvon Martin killing
(MUSIC) Mississippi Goddam – Nina Simone
SPOKEN WORD – Citizens Hear My Call by Ehso
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS – Jury Nullification
SPOKEN WORD – Pre-Revolt by J Rey
INTERVIEW – Exploring our historical roots and legal rights to revolt – peacefully and violently in the face of corporate power and the 1% oligarchy with Mike Feder especially as declared in the Declaration of Independence http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/declaration_transcript.html
DISCUSSION – Stripping the power of #RiotShaming and #PeacePolicing that quells resistance. The system is inherently violent, why must we remain “non-violent”? How negotiating with the system validates the system’s right to exist. FUCK THAT SHIT!!!