Wakeful Video Weekend 2021-10-17 (13 videos)

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Summary: COVID medicine update + our inequality’s mental cult, American Nightmare, and fight for change

Stars & channels: CCCSpringfield, Richard Wolff, Ralph Nader Radio Hour, The Jimmy Dore Show, Graham Elwood, Breaking Points with Krystal and Saagar, The Hill (Kim Iversen), America’s Fate: Oligarchy or Autocracy. ~ On Contact (Chris Hedges, Steven Donziger, Robert Eisenberg, and Richard Wolff), The People’s Party

Topics:

  1. The Mental Cult of Superior Class and Inequality
  2. 4000% Price Gouge for COVID Pills
  3. The New and Also the Hidden Cheap Older Medicine for Treating COVID
  4. Broken Economy Using Negative Interests and Ponzi Scheme Stock Market Gambling
  5. Dirty Work behind the Curtain
  6. Ongoing Persecution of Human Rights Lawyer
  7. Not Just Him But Hundreds of Thousands Denied a Jury Every Year
  8. Millions of Evictions Coming while the Rich buy up Our Homes
  9. US Middle Class Has Less Wealth than the 1%
  10. We Soon Getting Spied Upon Our Little Bit of Money
  11. Capitalism Giving us Only the Choice between Oligarchy and Autocracy
  12. Building Movements and a People’s Party — PP’s Most Recent National Call

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Wakeful Video Weekend 2021-10-10 (13 videos)

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Summary: current economy trouble, good vs bad Christianity, MIC, robbed housing, and making change

Stars and channels: Roger Ray on CCCSpringfield, Second Thought, The Jimmy Dore Show, Wendover Productions, Benji, Richard Wolff and David Harvey on Democracy At Work, thejuicemedia (“Honest Government Ads”), Marianne Williamson, Sustainable Human, NonCompete

Topics:

  1. A Real Christian’s View of Rich and Poor
  2. Historic Shift of American Christians to the Right (i.e. Anti-Christianity)
  3. Genocidal Tyranny & Utter Disrespect of The People
  4. Crapitalism: What’s Behind our Current Products Shortage & Insane Prices
  5. The Delay/Shortage Chain Reaction in Just-In-Time Supply Chains
  6. The Intentional Part of our Current Inflation
  7. Rations as Market Safety Belts
  8. Profit Calculation
  9. Affordable Housing Bought Away by the Money Lords
  10. Military Squandering across the Globe
  11. Making Beneficial Changes in our Past and in Other Countries
  12. Resisting Radical Evil
  13. An Ashamed American
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Making Homeowners Homeless via Property Taxes

(Note: the Video Weekends are currently stalled because of my relocation — in the worst case this blog may pause for some weeks while I lack both time and Internet access)

Have you been mulling over a wealth tax? Are you aware of the wrong kind of wealth tax that has long been in place, not to take back from the thieving rich but to ravage people’s shelter from the elements? Listen to this report video and read my comments below:

$600M Property Tax Overcharge Is Eroding Detroit’s Black Homeownership ~ The Real News Network (Jan 16, 2020)

Comments:

While Detroit hit municipal bankruptcy (as other cities will), it is not the only place where property taxes strangle people who oh-so-facetiously claim to need a roof over their heads. It is really terrible how we American people get gouged and mauled from the top (the rich in cahoots with their political puppets). We try hard to escape some of the rentier gouging by getting to own our homes, but the money lords’ banks often demand about twice the homes’ alleged prices in pay when we take a mortgage (because the interests and compound interests can double the price of the loan the banks make possible with money made by them out of thin air). In addition, the banks play games like stock-market-gambling subprime mortgages and also illegitimate foreclosings on people who did make their mortgage payments on time. And communal governments also ravage us even when we finally DO own our homes. Even then we can get evicted and foreclosed, having our home and entire life’s savings taken away in one big swoop “justified” with property taxes that should not be imposed on people’s homes any more than on the air we breathe.

Imagine toiling all your life to own a home so that when you become too old and sick to pay rent you think you will be safe from having paid off your mortgage and escaped bank foreclosure. But then the local town government forecloses on you because you can’t pay its willy-nilly-rated and even inflated property taxes when you cannot earn an income anymore. Honest property tax should be imposed on luxury property only, such as huge private lands, private jets, fleets of giant luxury yachts, and excessive Wall Street stocks. We should get excessive wealth taxed, not people’s shelters from the elements.

And regard the amazing 18% interest rate a town government imposes on tax payment lag at an age where we working people are lucky if we get a mere 1.2% interests on savings (while paying a cash advance interest rate of 36% to a credit card baron). Holy moly! Maybe we need a new inequality term called “money market inequality”, where the money-gambling banksters and other rich creeps and their political puppets can gouge people at 18% interest rates or 36% (or even a lot more*) while people who have to toil for their living can’t even get 2% on any penny-pinching savings if they manage to scrape away some savings at all in this institutionalized inequality system.

* What’s a lot more? Full payment on payday loans is due on the borrower’s next payday, which typically is around two weeks. Payday lenders usually charge interest of $15-$20 for every $100 borrowed (within those 2 weeks!!!). Calculated on an annual percentage rate basis (APR) – the same as is used for credit cards, mortgages, auto loans, etc. – that APR based on late repays then ranges from 391% to more than 521% for payday loans, making desperate poor working people pay the highest loan interests of all — insanely high rates of having to pay back more than five times what you borrowed in some cases! (one info source: https://www.thebalance.com/average-credit-card-interest-rate-4772408 )

We definitely need a proper wealth tax that recovers the accumulated loot of the rich thieves in human society, not home property taxes that steal even more from common people into the pockets of the super rich. Huge systemic inequality is like cancer in human societies. We should all be opposed to it and get rid of it. If any rich person read this, I ask you to look in the mirror while you mull over it.

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Wakeful Video Weekend 2021-07-25 (11 videos)

Summary: How our country has over a generation been turned into a rich and poor wasteland and the need for nuclear treatment of our corrupt political parties.

Stars and channels: The People’s Party, Eichard Wolff (Democracy At Work), Ruptly, The Jimmy Dore Show (incl. Graham Elwood), The Robert Escobar Show, Steve Auerbach, Second Thought, Rick Sanchez & Faran Fronczak

Topics:

  1. People’s Party National Call: Getting Nuclear with the Corrupt Major Parties **
  2. M4A March (with good speeches, too)
  3. How much Our Economy and Society Has Crumbled over the last Generation ***
  4. Modern U.S. Wage Slavery
  5. FBI Framing Us
  6. Empire: U.S. Top Country of Meddling with Others
  7. The Rich Buying Away our American Dream (Owned Homes)
  8. Is China Capitalist, Socialist or Communist? – Richard D Wolff
  9. The Needed Change for a Good Nation

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Wakeful Video Weekend 2021-06-27 (18 videos)

Summary: a variety of topics handled by best videos found this week. The most often described issues are (1) the people’s suffering being caused by corrupt cronies and (2) the utter corruption of both major political parties.

Stars and channels: Sustainable Human, Allan C. Miller interviewed on the Ralph Nader Radio Hour, Breaking Points (Saagar Enjeti), Democracy At Work (Richard Wolff), The Jimmy Dore Show, The Real News Network, On Contact (Chris Hedges interviewing Jenny Chan from China), Reventure Consulting (on real estate bubble), Second Thought (real estate & American Dream change), Bloomberg (wealthy Jeremy Grantham seeing a system problem, really odd!), Graham Elwood, The People’s Party (thoughts for change)

Topics:

  1. Expanding Empathy **
  2. Pushing Back against Misinformation
  3. Our Insane Economy Leaving us Empty Handed
  4. Our Rulers’ Wrong Treatment of Our Financial Crises
  5. Worker Co-Ops Working well even during the Corona Crisis
  6. World: China Abusing Young Migrants Very Much Like the U.S. Did
  7. U.S. Housing Market Bubble Crashing ***
  8. America’s Looming Housing Crisis ***
  9. A Money Lord Predicting a Soon to Come Great Depression *
  10. Healthcare: Used to Rob and Enslave Us (when Biden could give us M4A TODAY!) **
  11. M4A: Politicians’ Healthcare Games **
  12. Corrupticians: Kamala Harris Cackling About the Political Farce She is Part of
  13. Humor: Jon Stewart on the Corona Lab Leak
  14. Media War: Consistent Profit-Wars Endorsement
  15. Empire: The Top Nation of Messing with Other Countries’ Elections
  16. Judicial System Improved by the D Party? Nope! (D = R)
  17. Force the Vote: Remember it being presented as faulty?
  18. People’s Party National Call 6/24/2021

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Wakeful Video Weekend 2021-06-19 (15 videos)

Summary: Insightful reports, speeches, and discussions on important topics like current rigged robbing, colonialism, and changing awareness and culture to change for the better.

Stars & channels: Democracy At Work (Richard Wolff), Breaking Points (Krystal and Saagar), The Jimmy Dore Show, Second Thought, Breaking Points, Katie Halper, The Real News Network, Ralph Nader Radio Hour, A New Story of the People ~ Sustainable Human (#CharlesEisenstein), …

Topics:

  1. News (Immigrants, Injustice)
  2. Welfare vs UBI
  3. Brief Look Into Our Political Corruption
  4. Housing: The Rich Robbing our Homes – The Anti-American Dream
  5. How Billionaires Pay Less In Taxes Than We
  6. World: Israel’s Colonialism
  7. World: Latin America Insights (Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Columbia, Mexico…)
  8. Police: Cops Framing Innocent People as Felons
  9. Young People Power for Change
  10. Making War Instead of Solutions
  11. Our Weird Society Lacking So Much
  12. Considering Interconnectedness

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Wakeful Video Weekend 2021-01-31 (16 videos)

Another week’s collection of best videos dealing among other things with the GameStop Wall Street rebellion, the root of racism, the people-ruining system’s fundamentalism, and the need and right for fast change.

Stars and channels: The Jimmy Dore Show, The Hill, Graham Elwood (a.k.a. political vigilante), Bad Faith, Jesse Ventura, The Gravel Institute, Richard Wolff on The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow, Chris Hedges & Michael Smith (On Contact), Nick Brana on Status Coup

Topics:

  1. GameStop: Millennial Small Investors Striking Back at Wall Street Billionaires
  2. Senseless Ignorance Leading to Racism/Fascism and Similar Division
  3. Dividing the Working People with Badly Designed Government Spending
  4. Examples of the Filthy Money Aristocrats Washing Each Other’s Hands
  5. Exploding Social Media Censorship
  6. Jesse Ventura: Opposing our Injustice System & Discussing the Threatening Characteristic of our World
  7. Decommodify: How Socialists Solved The Housing Crisis
  8. Economic (& Religious) Fundamentalism
  9. Imagine that: An Ethical Lawyer, a Hero of the People
  10. SNAP OUT of Longterm Process Thinking

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Wakeful Video Weekend 2020-09-12 (16 videos)

If you lack time to discover many top level meaningful videos about major events, problems, and solutions, here is a weekly share for you to check and share onward. Major issues: Corona Crisis; Evictions; Affordable Housing; Liberty, Democracy, and Free Press; Workplace Tyranny; UBI to deal with an Unreliable Economy; and the growing People’s Party for highly needed change.

Stars and channels: Noam Chomsky, Nick Brana, Richard Wolff,

Topics:

  1. Corona Crisis Evictions
  2. Affordable Housing
  3. Giving Up Liberty by Giving Up Free Press and Investigative Journalism
  4. System Involved in Keeping us Physically and Mentally Healthy
  5. Julian Assange’s Judge is a Deep State Mafia Monster
  6. Oligarchic Dictatorship Eliminating Journalism
  7. The Legal System Abuse & Banning of Journalism
  8. Marianne Williamson and Jimmy Dore Discussing the People, System, and Mentality
  9. A Good Noam Chomsky Conversation from 2015
  10. Economic Update: More Years of Labor Crisis
  11. Robert Reich: UBI Required by Our Unreliable Economy
  12. Justice Mentality (and Placating Religions)
  13. Noam Chomsky on Workplace Tyranny (short but sharp comment)
  14. A Worker-Friendly CEO & the Concept of an Economy & Mindset that Works for us All (incl. UBI)
  15. People’s Party: Good Questions Answers from Nick Brana (National Call)
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1. Corona Crisis Evictions

Sad sample of police earning generous salaries (from our taxes) evicting corona-crisis-empoverished people from their homes during a pandemic (not just harming victims but boosting the pandemic wave that way even more). (Unfortunately, the rest of the video loses quality. If only Jimmy would use the f-word less (like not calling the victims fucking people) and would learn proper English grammar (“should have done” not “should have did”)).

Eviction Crisis While Dems & Republicans Do Political Theater! ~ The Jimmy Dore Show (Sep 5, 2020)

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Wakeful Video Weekend 2020-07-26 (22 videos)

22 top videos: Again, if you are too short on time to discover many top level meaningful videos covering critical events, problems, and solutions, here is a weekly share. (main issues: our crumbling American society under an increasingly brutal oligarchy and current fight-back efforts from the bottom):

Stars & channels: Jesse Ventura & Brigida Santos, Jimmy Dore, Richard Wolff (Democracy At Work), The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow, acTVism Munich, Second Thought, Glenn Greenwald (The Intercept), The Intercept, Kyle Kulinski (Secular Talk), Richard Medhurst, The Humanist Report, Nick Brana (Movement for a People’s Party),…

15 Topics:

  1. New Nuclear Arms Race and Earth-Destructive Tests
  2. Jesse Ventura on American Corruption
  3. Inequality from Robbery: The Public Forced to Fund the Rich
  4. America’s Looming Eviction Crisis
  5. America’s For-Profit Healthcare (Worst Healthcare in the Developed World)
  6. A Worthwhile Debate to Have
  7. No American Democracy
  8. The US-Supported Coup in Bolivia: Revealing and Tragic
  9. Endless War on America and the Globe
  10. Death: Michael Brooks Gone and Youngish Men Beginning to Comprehend Mortality
  11. Medhurst: Stop Idolizing Politicians, Stop Healthcare Profiteering, Crappy Crisis Management…
  12. Spawning U.S. Dictatorship (Federal Citizen Abduction)
  13. Humor & Insight: Spot-On Conversation on Our America
  14. Need to Defend the American Rights and Principles
  15. People’s Movement & People’s Party

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Wakeful Video Weekend 2020-07-19 (17 videos)

Meaningful videos of this week exposing the criminal oligarchy and building a people’s movement for the so much needed system change.

Stars & Channels: Chris Hedges, Jesse Ventura, Richard Wolff, the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow, Psychologist Ramani Durvasula (acTVism Munich), Krystal and Saagar of The Hill, act.tv, Ralph Nader Radio Hour, The Grayzone, NonCompete, Rev. William Barber II & Liz Theoharis (The Real News Network), The Jimmy Dore Show

14 Topics:

  1. U.S. Military Murdering Civilians and Journalists & Deep State Persecuting Whistleblowers and Journalists
  2. Homelessness
  3. Racist Capitalism & People Finally Finding Together
  4. Jesse Ventura on Our Oligarchy’s Corruption
  5. Capitalism: Government is its Base
  6. Mind: Trauma, PTSD, Cultural Lack of Compassion and Empathy, Need for Change…
  7. Antidemocratic Duopoly Corruption Revealed by Wallstreet
  8. System Issue, Not Pull Yourself up by (Nonexisting) Bootstraps Issue
  9. Pandemic: Current, Future, COVID Bio-Weapons Research, Pressure on Gov
  10. Media: The “Elite’s” “Cancel Culture” Hypocrisy
  11. Moral Fusion People’s Movement: Fighting for Life
  12. GOP Wants to Gut Social Security Like Biden
  13. The Two-Arm Oligarchic Party (R&D)
  14. Time for Solidarity & Revolution

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