Anyone can put on a Guy Fawkes mask and say they are 'fighting the man.' But what if some protestors are fighting 'for the man?' The 99% have representatives in government too, and you can bet they don't get a fair hearing from our 1% media.
Not all riots are created equal. Sometimes, movements are violently repressed by the state. At other times, isolated rioters attack the police and government, in an effort to provoke destabilizing violence. Guess which is happening in Venezuela?
Dru Oja Jay discusses his recent article about how recent waffling by Elizabeth May on Palestine solidarity organizations suggests that there is no longer any Parliamentary representation for those who wish to vote against Israel's illegal occupation
Doug Brown and James Smith are joined by Trevor Jenkins of the Mohawk Sustainability Office to talk about recent developments in local and regional transit. Extensive changes to Burlington Transit routes and schedules are coming November 3.
Ken Stone and David Cohen discuss their request for an environmental assessment of a new highway through Flamborough and how our addiction to the car creates the pressure for more roads, more tar sands development, and more pipeline projects.
Doug Brown and James Smith of Bfast are joined by Trevor Jenkins of the Mohawk College Sustainability Office to talk about recent transit developments in Burlington and Hamilton including the large service changes coming to Burlington in November.
Professor (Emeritus) Atif Kubursi is as excited as the rest of us that our protests, and the diplomacy at the UN, has slowed the drive to war in Syria. It can resume very quickly, but every effort should now be taken to highlight the peaceful options
Dave Lindorff [This Can't Be Happening] joins us to discuss critical issues in the Western world as our civil liberties hang in the balance, evidenced in the treatment of Greenwald and Manning. He also examines the build-up to war with Syria.
Peerless consumer and citizen-rights advocate Ralph Nader warned about every single disaster America is facing today. Now you can see his accurate critique of the Walmartization and Wall Street dominance of America collected in one place.
Jonathon Bullick discusses his new documentary on David Noble, a world-class critic of automation and the processes of technological change, remembered for his outsized contribution to various movements, including Palestine solidarity.
We like to think that the danger of nuclear war has receded, but nuclear weapons are still a problem. Doug interviews Ray Acheson, from the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, about her Critical Will project report.