Wakeful Video Weekend 2020-06-28 (13 videos)

Meaningful videos of this week concerning our current corrupt system, careless government, freedom of speech, and active path to a better future.

Stars & channels: Annalise Benson and Nick Brana (Movement for a People’s Party), Richard Wolff and Yanis Varoufakis (DiEM25 TV, Democracy At Work), Eleanor Goldfield, Ralph Nader, The Hill, The Nation, Mark Blyth, Matt Goodwin, The Real News Network, Jimmy Dore, Graham Elwood, Lee Camp and more…

Topics:

  1. People’s Party: Corporations vs People, Tax Money Schemes, Actions to Take
  2. Richard Wolff & Yanis Varoufakis Conversation
  3. Peaceful Protests & Ways to Turn the Tables on Harassment from Agencies and Corporations
  4. Meaningful News
  5. The Meaning of Freedom of Speech (and new bogus charges against Assange)
  6. Racism from the Oligarchy’s Divide and Conquer
  7. Economic Update: Pandemic-Failing U.S. System, Bought Government, & Propaganda vs Radical Workers Traditions
  8. Mark Blyth on Economic Injustice
  9. Police Are Arresting People Over Facebook Posts
  10. COVID and Masks
  11. The Globalist Oligarchy Robbing us While we Crumble & Starve
  12. System Terrorism

 

1. People’s Party: Corporations vs People, Tax Money Schemes, Actions to Take

Special Highlight for anyone who is NOT new to these national calls: a cool talk from Annalise Benson

MPP National Call 6.25.2020 ~ Movement for a People’s Party

 

2. Richard Wolff & Yanis Varoufakis Conversation

Who knew that Richard Wolff experienced the precarious modern system that has completely ruined the lives of so many of us? And a glimpse of hope from both men’s experience in the last 8 or 9 years of the public conscience changing, awakening, growing…

Richard D Wolff and Yanis Varoufakis: Another Now #11 | DiEM25 TV

 

3. Peaceful Protests & Ways to Turn the Tables on Harassment from Agencies and Corporations

Ralph Nader Radio Hour podcast this week became really interesting for me mostly in its final section (the “wrap-up”). Hence I set the sharing to start there:

Does Non-Violent Protest Work? ~ Ralph Nader Radio Hour (Jun 27, 2020)

 

4. Meaningful News

(real estate & housing during pandemic (different in different areas), COVID stats, quarantines… the real estate report sounds a bit as if the “Care”-Act-designed transfer of huge amounts of real estate to the richest of the rich were not happening (although it surely is – not merely instantly but over the course of coming years, just like after the 2008 mortgage crash), but I think this is more of an early situation report about the difference between dense urban areas and suburbs):

Breaking: The shocking news about home prices (Full show) ~ RT America (Jun 25, 2020)

 

5. The Meaning of Freedom of Speech (and new bogus charges against Assange)

Glenn Greenwald breaks down new ‘bogus’ charges against Julian Assange ~ The Hill (Jun 26, 2020)

 

6. Racism from the Oligarchy’s Divide and Conquer

Some good points (but also some bad ones: Russiahhh & pro-Biden):

Robert Reich: Dismantling the Rigged Economic System ~ The Nation (Jun 11, 2020)

 

7. Economic Update: Pandemic-Failing U.S. System, Bought Government, & Propaganda vs Radical Workers Traditions

Economic Update: Working Class Radicalism ~ Democracy At Work (Jun 22, 2020)

 

8. Mark Blyth on Economic Injustice

Numerous interesting points (if one manages to understand Mark Blyth’s so hard to understand slang, dealing with public outrage over injustice and economic problems and solutions:

What’s Behind our Age of Anger? ~ Matt Goodwin (Jun 16, 2020)

 

9. Police Are Arresting People Over Facebook Posts

Police Are Arresting Protesters Over Facebook Posts—And It’s Just The Beginning ~ The Real News Network (Jun 25, 2020)

 

10. COVID and Masks

Yes, they help, even a lot (esp. example Japan):

Do Masks Really Protect Against Covid? ~ The Jimmy Dore Show (Jun 21, 2020)

 

11. The Globalist Oligarchy Robbing us While we Crumble & Starve

Senate Gives Israel $38Bil While Americans Can’t Work ~ Graham Elwood (Jun 24, 2020)

 

12. System Terrorism

FBI Expands Data Collection Ability For Activists ~ Graham Elwood (Jun 26, 2020)

There Are Way More Police Infiltrators Than You Think ~ Redacted Tonight (Jun 24, 2020)

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