Video Weekend 12-23-2017 (7 Videos)

A variety of topics covered this weekend by outstanding interviews and speeches:

  1. the Media War
  2. our Rigged Elections
  3. What is Socialism?
  4. the UBI
  5. Clintonites & 2020

 

I. Featured: Jesse Ventura & Jimmy Dore on the Media War

For-profit news are not reliable and facts don’t have two sides. Jesse Ventura meets Jimmy Dore. Oh, that’s good (published on Dec 15):

(Note: if the video linked above gets deleted, you may search the Internet for the title: “WATJ 15: FCC, Death of Real News & Jimmy Dore”)

Comment: The Internet is really a utility. Ending Net Neutrality is like allowing giant corporations to sell you poisoned Flint Michigan water instead of safe water if you can’t afford a luxurious protection racket water bill or that corporations doesn’t like your political views.

 

II. Our Rigged Elections

Voter fraud is a fake claim used to justify voter suppression:

(Note: if the video linked above gets deleted, you may search the Internet for the title: “Voter Fraud Isn’t a Problem. Voter Suppression Is. “)

 

III. What is Socialism?

Have you ever heard people say “socialism has never worked?” Turns out it isn’t true. Here is a rich review of a number of meanings and flavors of traditional socialism, just to clear the air a little with a bit of realism:

(Note: if the video linked above gets deleted, you may search the Internet for the title: “Debunked: “Socialism Has Never Worked””)

Note: Not much mentioned are modern versions of socially responsible economics (which is what the word socialism is really meant to stand for) like worker co-ops and a shared assets economy. But then this is mostly a historic review. Very useful, though, in enriching our political debate and debunking a slew of dalse notions about “socialism,” whatever a particular person may mean when using the word.

 

IV. More on the UBI:

Good take on the UBI by a left-winger. Yanis Varoufakis is a smart one when it comes to questions of economy or democracy:

(Note: if the video linked above gets deleted, you may search the Internet for the title: “Varoufakis – Why the Universal Basic Income is a Necessity – by the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute”)

The discussion about ubi seems to be progressing well across the big pond:

(Note: if the video linked above gets deleted, you may search the Internet for the title: “Why we should pay everyone a basic income | FT Comment”)

 

V. Clintonites are on the wrong side of the American People:

Thinking ahead to the 2020 election… Hillbots use false math:

(Note: if the video linked above gets deleted, you may search the Internet for the title: “Depth of Hillary Clinton’s Failure in 2016 – Let’s Dispel Any Notion of 2020”)

Note: one important fact not to overlook is that Hillary’s alleged win of the popular vote matches the same pattern of her election fraud in the “Democratic” primaries where Bernie would lead all election night, then suddenly boxes of alleged absentee votes would be carried in, and all of a sudden the results would flip.

Clintonites are NOT the adults in the room:

(Note: if the video linked above gets deleted, you may search the Internet for the title: “New Poll Shows Hillary Clinton’s Already Abysmal Approval Rating Plummet Even Further “)

Happy Holidays, everyone! 🙂

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