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Laura Flanders Show: The Rise of Authoritarianism in Brazil In her new film, “The Edge of Democracy,” director Petra Costa tells the story of how Brazil went from a rising star among free nations to a democracy on the verge of collapse.
Evo Morales: from the Rainy Place to the Burnt Palace — and back again After weeks of protest, Bolivia’s first indigenous president has been ousted in a coup, bringing a dramatic end to his thirteen eventful years in power.
International solidarity: fighting at home for the revolution abroad Campaigns against apartheid in both South Africa and Israel provide important lessons for the Rojava international solidarity movement against Turkey’s invasion.
Act Out! [233] - Chile, Bolivia and AFRICOM: Imperialism, Revolution & What We Must Ask... Did the French Revolution go too far? And what the hell does that have to do with our place and time??
Meanwhile, people ask "when is the US going to reach that tipping point?" Well, I have some thoughts on ...
INVASION For nearly ten years the Unist’ot’en Camp has been a beacon of resistance. This short film provides a glimpse of what life has been like at the camp for the past year.
Economic Update: US’ Profit-Driven Medicine This week on “Economic Update”: Berlin’s rent-freeze, slave labor in Los Angeles, the Gilets Jaunes in France and the US medical industrial complex, and more.
For the Gilets Jaunes, there won’t be an “after” The Gilets Jaunes are not just another strike or protest movement. They are in perpetual movement. There isn’t an “after.” Because there isn’t an end.
More than just a “Spring”: the Arab region’s long-term revolution The Arab region is immersed in a long-term revolutionary process that pits youth-led movements against authoritarian rulers and neoliberal capitalism, explains Gilbert Achcar.
Laura Flanders Show: Women of Color Lead the Way Will a movement led by women of color be able to transform the US government so that it truly serves the diverse people it purports to represent?
Act Out! [232] - Open Wounds, Open Wars: Veterans and the Fight for Our Lives,... We need to be open and honest about what the empire means and how we all suffer from it – and how these diverse but shared experiences can be our strength, not our fault lines. As we rattle thrones, we ...
Power to disrupt: limits and possibilities of campus sit-ins What role can sit-ins play in building radical, bottom-up class power on college campuses in the US? Four recent examples to draw lessons for revolutionary campus struggle.
The Business of Building Walls — a new TNI report Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Europe is once again known for its border walls. This time Europe is divided not so much by ideology as by perceived fear of refugees and migrants, some of the world’s ...
Act Out! [231] - Grassroots From the Treetops Transformation NOT Reformation. From regenerative farming to revolutionary inclusion, these voices from the Forest Convergence tell it like it is, draw connections between our struggles and unapologetically demand real and direct action. Wherever you are, that is your frontline. Know ...
Act Out! [230] - Meat is (Ecological) Murder, Greenwashed Deforestation & Fighting Toxic Prisons Meat isn't good for you – even if it's good for you. Next, the charred reality driving deforestation and greenwashed consumer products in your markets. Plus, Fight Toxic Prisons joins us to talk direct action, solidarity with prisoners and the ...
[Act Out! 229] - Too Poor to Live Free, Rebel Scientists & These Elections Don't... How high can you go --- the costs of health insurance continue to rise sharply. Our push to build power, reach out to others and rattle thrones must escalate in kind. Next, climate and environmental experts fired for researching and ...
[Act Out! 228] - Behind the Impeachment Frenzy + Organizing to Win The spin on the impeachment frenzy you're not hearing – but really really need to. Plus, the difference between a whistleblower and a status quo whistler. Next, Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap joins us to talk constitutional amendments, working inside vs. outside the ...
[Act Out! 227] - How Yemen Became a US Pawn for War on Iran +... How corporate media and their warlords are spinning the genocide in Yemen into a reason to go to war with Iran: desperate attempts to manufacture consent. Next, folks are connecting issues and building bridges in order to topple US empire ...
[Act Out! 226] - How Togetherness Rips Us Apart, Building Aid Efforts in Your Community Media literacy has perhaps never been more important than it is now. And as corporate media continues to dodge reality like bullets in the Matrix, some headline translations can help us to see the truth behind the lies. Next up, ...
[Act Out! 225] -Gentrification vs. Revitalization: The Fight For Affordable Housing in San Francisco A close up look at the epicenter of the nation's affordable housing crisis: San Francisco. We sit down with local residents and activists to hear about the manifold problems that gave rise to this crisis, and the creative ways in ...
[Act Out! 224] Anti-War Climate Justice, Arizona's All-Seeing Eye & Kids as Pre-Existing Conditions Indigenous lands become a testing ground for Israeli-US mass surveillance – and once again indigenous wisdom throws common sense at the blundering idiocy of empire. Plus, kids as pre-existing conditions and detention centers as black sites. Next up, the people ...
[Act Out! 223] - The Amazon’s Burning Past, Follow Their Lead & The Problem With... A look at the understorey of the Amazon fires and the long history of colonialist destruction. If we want to protect the forest, we have to protect the people, and look to them for solutions outside the confines of a ...
[Act Out! 222] - Make ‘Em Laugh Or They’ll Kill You + The Math of... Building and healing civilizations: as we stare down the 2020 presidential elections, here's a little food for thought on how our system is built – and what advanced math of all things can tell us about the pit falls of ...
[Act Out! 221] - This Stack of Papers Has More Rights Than You + The... As ecosystems around the world fall into death spirals and scientists cry out that the point of no return is upon us, a look at our justice systems highlight the pitfalls and fallacies in our thinking. For instance, did you ...
[Act Out! 220] - Winding The Doomsday Clock + Charged With Dissent The psychopathic framing of the Democratic debates are a kind of microcosm in which to view how out of touch the US is with reality. For instance, the threat of nuclear genocide is considered a policy talking point rather than ...
[Act Out! 219] - The CEOs Destroying the Planet + Puerto Rico Protests Just Getting... The destruction of our planet for profit is deeply personal – so why shouldn't we treat it that way when it comes to the people perpetuating that destruction? Next up, from the streets of Puerto Rico, a look at what ...
[Act Out! 218] - The Danger of Identity Politics in Climate Change + The Truth... Good news from the Grand Canyon and the problem with conflating environmental protection with indigenous issues. Next, updates from the fight against the Mountain Valley Pipeline and new research that shows just how vital stopping the fracking industry is. Finally, ...
[Act Out! 217] - Intersectional Raids, Calls For More Pipelines & A Creative Mind If someone in your neighborhood is going on a rampage killing a bunch of neighbors and burying them in his backyard to the point that he's running out of room – do you say, well geez Bob, this is really ...
[Act Out! 216] - Medicare For All Means Inmates Too + Recession Bells & The... Do you hear that? It's a tried and true alarm bell of a coming recession. We take a look at some recent reports on this quote-un-quote recovered economy, the sadistic absurdity of wall street and what we have to do ...
[Act Out! 215] - No Independence from US Empire An important look at the ongoing steam roller of US empire, in particular in Venezuela – yeah, remember Venezuela? Dan Kovalik joins us to look behind the propaganda and into the deep and long history of US terrorism in Venezuela ...
[Act Out! 214] - Concentration Camps Made in the USA, The Battle To Ban Poisons... Legal wins against herbicides and pesticides are often just the beginning of more battles – and could fall short of the necessary change to protect our land and our soil. Next, the number of refugees worldwide is the highest its ...
[Act Out! 213] - Front Line Battles & The War of Climate Change + Chaos... Updates from two front line climate fights – in the ancient forests of northern California and the harbor of New York City. Next, the biggest polluter on the planet is also the largest terrorist organization. Here's what we need to ...
How The Democrats Will Betray Us in 2020 - FULL INTERVIEW FULL INTERVIEW

Nick Brana worked inside the Democratic party for more than a decade. He knows the machine like few others do, and that's precisely why he's now pushing for real change outside of the party, while engaging with folks ...
Act Out! [212] - How The Dems Will Betray in 2020 & the Movement for... Nick Brana, founder of the Movement for a People's Party joins us to lay out the Democratic party's playbook, based on what he's seen on the inside and built in response on the outside.

https://peoplesparty.org/
Act Out! [211] - The Real Border Emergency, Thought Crimes & The Truth About Abortion A look at the worsening emergency in the borderlands – hint: the migrants aren't the ones creating the emergency. Next up, they say dissent is patriotic – but they clearly haven't met the 'Muricans pushing hardcore totalitarian legislation that criminalizes ...
[Act Out! 210] - Rotten Tomatoes for News + Banning Our Plastic Dumps Try as we might, we can't hide from climate change. And now, thanks to a legally binding UN resolution, the US can't hide from its own heaps of trash. Next up, media literacy is a vital skill set – indeed, ...
A 250,000 Year Power Struggle - FULL INTERVIEW Robbie Leppzer sits down to discuss his latest film, Power Struggle, which chronicles the decades-long grassroots fight against the nuclear power industry in Vermont, and why all Americans need to educate themselves on this issue.

FULL INTERVIEW incl. clips from ...
[Act Out! 209] Nuclear Waste, Stunted Brains & Mystery Food: What We're Giving To Future... A teacher's strike that's not about pay raises – but instead about almost everything else. Next up, how schools are publicly shaming poor kids because they can't be bothered to cut corporate welfare. Finally, it's a power struggle – but ...
[Act Out! 208] - All-American Torture Camps, It’s Raining Plastic & Oil Companies Dig It Human rights violations are rife in Alabama prisons – meanwhile, the Alabama Department of Corrections continues to overcrowd these torture centers while blaming mistreatment on staff shortages. Next up, we are effectively laminating our planet in plastic. And while the ...
[Act Out! 207] - Protecting an Embassy, Resisting a Coup + Borderless Solidarity via Pan-Africanism Venezuela is under attack. As US empire applies various violent tactics to destabilize the nation, a group of activists stand in the way of the war machine by holding space at the Venezuelan embassy. Next, Netfa Freeman discuss pan-african issues ...
Defending the Last Ancient Forest FULL INTERVIEW
There is precious little ancient forest left in this world – and a patch in Northern California is quite literally on the chop block.
A forest defender with Save the Mattole's Ancient Forest sits down with us to ...
[Act Out! 206] - The Human Rights Outlaws + Defending an Ancient Forest Sixteen activists fighting the overt rise of fascism find themselves in the crosshairs of our “justice system.” We take a look at the detention of migrant children, the celebration of white supremacist imperialism and how folks are standing up for ...
[Act Out! 205 PART 2] - Reading Imperialism in Tehran: Calls for Autonomy, Hopes for... A special two-part episode that takes a look at how US empire operates in two of its latest and long standing efforts to terrorize and oppress foreign peoples, trample self-determination, and whitewash hearts and minds here at home. In this ...
[Act Out! 205 PART 1] - Venezuela Wants Peace, Demands Autonomy. Fuera el Imperialismo A special two-part episode that takes a look at how US empire operates in two of its latest and long standing efforts to terrorize and oppress foreign peoples, trample self-determination, and whitewash hearts and minds here at home. In this ...
[Act Out! 204] A Toxic Breakup, A Sinking State & A Dirty Energy Project Even... Breaking up from the abusive relationship with oil and gas is no easy task – but several communities in Louisiana have started divorce proceedings. Meanwhile, lawmakers push to keep the abuser at home while the state quite literally disappears into ...
Not Noah's Floodwaters The torrential rains sweeping across the US are bad enough; floodwaters rushing through towns with the force of freight trains. Still, there's another disturbing reason to fear floods - so disturbing, you won't even read about this kind of horror ...
[Act Out! 203] - The End of Water Rights, The Next Biblical Flood & One... It costs a lot of money to be poor – and when it comes to accessing potable water, that adage still rings painfully true. Furthermore, your identity more often than not dictates your access to basic human rights – a ...
[Act Out! 202] Indefinite Detention For All + Nebraska Aid & Is Your Bank Financing... What better way to make immigrants feel at home than to bring them into the fold of indefinite detention? Next up, the Rainforest Action Network has graded the world's biggest banks on their financing of fossil fuel projects – and ...
[Act Out! 201] - Hey America, Here’s What Your Budget Buys + Big Brother’s New... Rob from the poor to give to our wars. We take a dive into the grotesque sludge that is Trump's proposed budget - and why we should really care regardless of whether it passes Congress or not. Next up, Mnar ...
[Act Out! 200] - Hiding Colombia’s Human Rights Nightmares in a Venezuelan Coup It can – and should be said that our imperialist coups are never about democracy, but more so about protecting our investments, killing the threat of a good example, and of spinning a media tale to veil the extreme failures ...
I Am A Woman Simone de Beauvoir wrote that one is not born, but becomes – a woman...

Read the full piece here: https://www.artkillingapathy.com/i-am-a-woman/
[Act Out! 199] - How We’re Paying To Trample Our Rights + A Bright Future... Dissent – protest, direct action, civil disobedience – these are the manifestations of our power. And they are the only things that the ruling elite truly fear. Which is why we're seeing a wave of legislation being introduced to try ...

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