Occupy Radio: Organizing in the streets with Ben Manski and Tangerine Bolen

Written on:June 20, 2013
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Occupy Radio: June 17, 2013 – Organizing in the streets with Ben Manski and Tangerine Bolen

Occupy Radio spoke with Ben Manski, former campaign manager for Jill Stein and founder of the Liberty Tree Foundation and Tangerine Bolen of Revolution Truth. Both Ben and Tangerine represent sites on the internet that are focused on cultivating gressroots movements. Ben talks about his experiences on the streets at WTO, and the FTAA protest in Miami in ’03. Tangerine tells us about the work of RevolutionTruth, as well as her experience being one of the co-plaintiffs on Hedges -v- Obama.

Also, Jerry, of Air Occupy, supplies his “Two Minute Teach-In.” This week, the topic is foreclosures.


Be sure to check out the rest of Occupy Radio and Occupy the Media.

Meaningless Words January 20/21 2013 – STOP NDAA with Tangerine Bolen of RevolutionTruth

Written on:February 16, 2013
Meaningless Words January 20/21 2013 – STOP NDAA with Tangerine Bolen of RevolutionTruth

An Australian and a Californian discuss WikiLeaks and related topics for your infotainment. Tangerine Bolen joins us once again to discuss where the STOP NDAA case has come from and where it is going.

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Late Stage Capitalism And The Shame Haunted Life: You Can’t Kill Trauma With A Gun

Written on:January 9, 2013
Late Stage Capitalism And The Shame Haunted Life: You Can’t Kill Trauma With A Gun

Guest authored post, originally published on Friday, January 4, 2013 by Phil Rockstroh at Common Dreams – View the original article here. “Memory believes before knowing remembers.” — William Faulkner In an era of corporate-state colonization of both landscape and mental real estate, when the face of one’s true oppressors is, more often than not, hidden from view, thus inflicting feelings of anxiety borne of powerlessness over the criteria of one’s life…

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Grappling with Phantoms: A Financial Cliff, a War on Christmas, and Other Dim Tidings of Political Disconnect

Written on:December 17, 2012
Winter Solstice Lunar Eclipse

Guest authored post, originally published 16 December 2012 by Phil Rockstroh at Common Dreams - View the original article here. “All art is a kind of confession, more or less oblique. All artists, if they are to survive, are forced, at last, to tell the whole story; to vomit the anguish up.” - James Baldwin As we draw near to the Winter Solstice and the days shorten, one’s thoughts are drawn inward. Bright lights, fragrant…

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An American Motto: Free, Armed and Stupid – An Analysis

Written on:December 17, 2012
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Given the recent events in Newtown Conn. I redistribute my July 22, 2012 essay written on the occasion of yet another massacre. 16 December 2012 by Lawrence Davidson Part I – Gun Violence Epidemic Continues Well here we go again. Late in the evening of July 20th “a masked gunman entered a Colorado movie theater playing the new Batman movie and “opened fire…killing at least 12 people and wounding 50.”…

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RevolutionTruth Panel – GTMO, The Rule of Law and the NDAA

Written on:December 9, 2012
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On December 6, 2012, RevolutionTruth hosted a live panel discussion with David Remes and Andy Worthington to discuss the Guantanamo Bay Detention Center, the U.S. Government’s current position on indefinite detention, and their work examining and dealing with the effects it has had on the detainees that reside there. After ten years, multiple scandals, and worldwide condemnation of its practices, the highly controversial Guantanamo Bay Detention Center (GTMO) remains open…

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Billboard Wars — An Analysis

Written on:October 18, 2012
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17 October 2012 by Lawrence Davidson - View the original article here. PART I – The Savage vs. the Civilized Back on 1 August 2012 I posted a piece entitled History on a Billboard. It reported on the placement, in the northern suburbs of New York City, of informational billboards with maps of Palestine showing the steady growth of Israeli confiscated territory and the corresponding shrinkage of territory available to the…

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RevolutionTruth Panel – NDAA Lawsuit Q&A

Written on:August 6, 2012
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On August 2, 2012, RevolutionTruth hosted a live panel discussion with Carl Mayer, Bruce Afran, Daniel Ellsberg, Birgitta Jónsdóttir, Tangerine Bolen (Host), David Segal, Kevin Gosztola, Michael Kelley, Laura Poitras, and Jacob Applebaum to discuss the current state of the ongoing Hedges v. Obama lawsuit against the US. Government regarding Section 1021 of the 2012 NDAA and answered audience questions.  Seven plaintiffs, backed by multiple civil liberties and human rights groups, filed suit…

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Occupy 2.0: The Transformation Occupy Must Embrace

Written on:May 19, 2012
Occupy 2.0: The Transformation Occupy Must Embrace

2011 has emerged as the 1968 of our generation, as some have put it. The rebellions of 1968, from the Democratic National Convention riots in Chicago to the revolts in France, have transposed themselves to our generation through the uprisings we’ve seen in Tunisia, Egypt, Greece, Spain, England, and the U.S. We have seen millions of people overthrow the Egyptian tyrant, Hosni Mubarak. We have seen a man light himself…

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Who Is Normal? – An Analysis

Written on:March 24, 2012
Who Is Normal? – An Analysis

Part I – The “Locally Normal”   The vast majority of people in any given society are “locally normal.” By this I mean that they conform to the accepted outlooks and behaviors of their local society. They fit comfortably with their neighbors who fit comfortably with them. Their opinions are majority opinions that reflect local societal norms. Those norms may or may not espouse racism and a wide variety of…

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