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People Powered Moment

It’s not often that I listen to Democracy Now! and come away not feeling depressed. However, today’s show featured three stories highlighting the difference people can make against big media, big oil and conservative politicians. The first story was about

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2011 – A Year of Global Uprisings

Happy New Year, Everyone I was listening to Democracy Now! earlier this week as they looked back at all of the uprisings around the world during 2011. From Tunisia, Egypt and Libya to Spain, England, Syria, Bahrain, Chile and more, including

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Please help my friend Sam

I met Sam Mayfield (real name Shirley Ann Mayfield – no relation to Sandra) – that’s her holding the video  camera – when she worked at the Center for Media & Democracy in Burlington helping non-profits get their message out

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Everything Occupy

I was at the Occupation of City Hall Park in Burlington this evening, on the seventh day of the occupation. I was talking to one of the coordinators who was saying that he didn’t realize how much work went into

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The Operation of the Machine

There is a time when the operation of the machine becomes so odious, makes you so sick at heart, that you can’t take part; you can’t even passively take part, and you’ve got to put your bodies upon the gears

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