Wakeful Video Weekend 2021-04-11 (14 videos)

Some really outstanding informative and thoughtful videos came up this week! All great for us getting ready to make change. (the best of the best marked with *s).

Stars & channels: Chris Hedges (on The People’s Party talking with Nick Brana), Chris Hedges (on Michabo Sustainable Harmony), The Real News Network, Democracy At Work (Richard Wolff, Harriet Fraad, Julianna Forlano and others), The Jimmy Dore Show, …


  1. People’s Party: Great Discussion of Chris Hedges with Nick Brana ***
  2. Remaining Quality Journalists **
  3. Taxing Workers Instead of the Rich
  4. Economic Update: Comparing “Rescue” Act with New Deal
  5. Corrupt Elites Always Leaving Out Large Population Groups from Profits and Benefits
  6. Police-Manufactured False Charges to Incriminate Justice Activists *
  7. Three Police-Injustice Victims got some Journalism Help
  8. The Modern Version of Legally Approved American Slavery
  9. Totally Weird Police Harassment of a Harmlessly Commenting Twitterer
  10. Caring: The Crucial Infrastructure of Human Life – Finally Considered **
  11. The Utter ‘Elite’ Corruption of Today’s America **
  12. Independent News Getting Shut Down By Tech Monopolies
  13. Discussing the Evil Mass Media
  14. World: The Truth vs Fascism Battle in Brazil (so lacking in the U.S.) *

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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


  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,


  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 2019-08-24 (20 videos)

Another week’s collection of great videos for political awakening. Loads of info on our rigged democracy and suggestions for a real one. Exposure of the corrupt oligarchy and puppet media. And breaking out of our mental prisons.

Stars and channels: Chris Hedges, Nick Braña, Kim Iversen, Francesca Fiorentini (Newsbroke), Kyle Kulinski (Secular Talk), PDRBoston, The Real News Network, Christo Aivalis, Richard Wolff (Democracy At Work), The Michael Brooks Show, Thought Slime, The Jimmy Dore Show, The School of Life, John Spritzler, and more.


  1. Movement for a People’s Party (MPP)
  2. Democracy: Our Fake Democracy from Above, Real Democracy from the Bottom
  3. Toxic Political Partisanship
  4. America’s & Israel’s Breeding of Savagery
  5. Peaceful Revolution: Learning from Scandinavia
  6. Our Real Problem (Culture/Mentality)
  7. Economy: Fake Booming Economy & Working Class History, Present, & Future
  8. Police Corruption: Our Taxes Used to Silence Victims
  9. Uplifting Bernie Discussion
  10. The “Liberal” Mind Prison
  11. Media War on the People (Anti-Medicare & Pro-Trump/Pro-Oligarchy)
  12. How We Lie to Ourselves (Psychological Insight)
  13. Egalitarian Movement for Democracy

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Video Weekend 09-23-2018 (15 videos)

Stars for this weekend, so much more fulfilling than ball chasers, enlighten us a myriad ways: Phil Donahue, Ralph Nader, Lori Harfenist, Nick Brana, Cindy Sheehan, Kyle Kulinski, Richard Wolff, Lee Camp, Yasmina Mrabet, Jimmy Dore, Ron Placone, Medea Benjamin, Tim Camova, Jesse Ventura, Brigida Santos, Cathy Schlund-Vials, Noam Chomsky, Mike Figueredo, Michael Prysner, Thom Hartmann, and Greg Palast.


  1. Plutocracy
  2. Human Rights
  3. Economic Crash
  4. War for Corporate Profit
  5. Environmental Destruction
  6. Racism & Ethnic Stereotypes
  7. Capitalism
  8. Mind Control
  9. Media War
  10. Right-wing BS for Profit
  11. Twin-Party Tyranny
  12. Awakening
  13. Socialism
  14. Election Rigging

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Video Weekend 04-28-2018 (10 videos)

This weekend compilation of politically relevant videos includes three that I found gathering dust on my virtual shelves (this happens since I have to do my research and writing on the side of making a living) and which it is high time to share. Topics: mainstream party corruption, the right to assemble and dissent, money in politics, our continued economic decline, the joke our mass media have become, and challenging the system. Major stars: Nick Braña, Jimmy Dore, Richard Wolf, Mike Figueredo, Steve Grumbine…


I. Mainstream Party Corruption

Get an insight view of the “Democratic” Donors Party. Also, why Democrats give up on the “Democratic” Party and root for a New Party:

(Note: if the video linked above gets deleted, you may search the Internet for the title “MPP-TV Second Interview With Former Howard County, Iowa Chair Of Democratic Party, Laura Hubka” and the name Nick Braña (our future president, mark my words 😉 ).)

Nice quote: If we want to make change, don’t we actually have to be who we say we are?


II. Constitution and Democracy

The right to assemble and dissent:

(Note: if the video linked above gets deleted, you may search the Internet for the title “Free Speech, the Right to Assemble and the Chilling Effects of the Police State” and the name Steve Grumbine.)

Just remember that this only one of many similar events across our country. The establishment is trying throughout our nation to criminalize us for not agreeing with its destructive cruelty. Back when this video apparently slipped through my cracks, so also did this related article.

Note, 234 people were charged with mostly felony charges for being present at a demonstration! Making use of your 1st amendment right or simply passing by while others do is now being treated as a felony! How much more un-American can our country get?

As this more recent article explains, some 59 arrested people are still being prosecuted.


III. Money in Politics

Pay-to-Play Clinton Style :

(Note: if the video linked above gets deleted, you may search the Internet for the title: “Hillary Clinton & Bill Clinton’s Legally Questionable Schemes Using Clinton Foundation”)


The corruption bosses keep roaming and raiding:

(Note: if the video linked above gets deleted, you may search the Internet for the title: “The DNC and DCCC are Funneling Money to Hillary Clinton’s Super PAC”)


DNC Weapon of Mass Distraction, revolving doors, …:

(Note: if the video linked above gets deleted, you may search the Internet for the title: “DNC Files Lawsuit Instead Of Helping People”)


IV. Economy

Simple truths that should be obvious to everyone:

(Note: if the video linked above gets deleted, you may search the Internet for the title: “Economic Update: Struggling Against the System”)

Richard Wolff: “bottom of the economic heap which is the lower 2/3”

Living space: 14.9 m2 = 160 square feet = a room of 12.6 x 12.6 feet, basically a largish bedroom… and that as a whole apartment. I am sure Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t live on that square footage. It’s more like low-income ancient Romans or their slaves. Essentially, working people who a generation ago could afford real apartments or entire houses are now moving into dormitories. Definitely not an economic “recovery” but an economic decline.

Comment: O.K. … so, in our economic system, the rich maximize their profits by driving people into poverty and financial struggles, so they become depressed and take anti-depressents, which further turn up the profits for the rich who hold ownership over the drug factories. So, even more profits for the rich. So, all is good.


V. Mainstream Media Morass

AKA lamestream or shamestream media.

Propaganda TV:

(Note: if the video linked above gets deleted, you may search the Internet for the title: “BBC Host Tries Censoring Truth On Syria”)

Comment: Jimmy asks who actually stills turns on the TV to get informed by corporate channels like CNN. My answer: I occasionally watch those channels, and I do it in order to find out what lies, propaganda, and other manipulation is currently being rained on the American people.

Funny: OMG, don’t tell the truth on TV. If you tell the truth you give credence to the truth! We must never do that on the corporate mass media!

Funny, too: We get lied into war over and over again (Golf of T…, WMDs, gas attacks), and when this experience makes people skeptical, they are “conspiracy theorists”. Even when governments eventually admit their lies, and someone reminds us of this, he instantly becomes a “conspiracy theorist”. How many folks still by this? Good grief!


What a joke our TV news shows have become:

(Note: if the video linked above gets deleted, you may search the Internet for the title: »CNN Reporter Sniffs “Poison” On Air«)


Privileged MSM stooges:

(Note: if the video linked above gets deleted, you may search the Internet for the title: “Chris Hayes’ Journalistic Malpractice Over DNC Wikileaks Lawsuit”)

Jimmy Dore was mocking our oligarchs and their minions for their “who cares about jobs attitude”. My extension: Indeed! Who cares about jobs? We, the privileged, have bountiful and secure jobs, or we are so rich we don’t need jobs, having the unwashed masses toil for us. Hahahawwww…


VI. System Challengers

One of Bernies biggest gifts for America: we can now run for office without selling out to Big Money:

(Note: if the video linked above gets deleted, you may search the Internet for the title: “Screw Blue Wave- Stand For Something! Says Iowa Progressive”)

Great statement from this Berniecrat candidate for 2018: “Nobody that walks out to work every day should ever have to [worry] that if something happens to them – whether they get injured on the job or whether they get sick – that they will lose everything that they have built for their family.” Spot on!

Another good comment on our failing system: ”… how the richest country in the history of the world is actually sliding backwards…”

Also, Jimmy Dore speaking satirically about plans to raise the retirement age: “everybody wants a 70-year-old fireman”

Pete D’Alessandro: “people work as hard as they can and not make any gains” – My life exactly!

Comment: I think that Social Security for All (financed as a citizen dividend that puts a stop to piling all our economy’s unearned income on the billionaires and instead spreads it around like the Alaska Permanent Fund does), possibly even more so if mixed with a earned-shared assets approach that would allow the creation of residual income for workers, could completely change our system to where questions like retirement age would become a personal decision instead of a government imposed same-size-fits-all thing. Let us retire from the rat race when we are ready, not when some lawmaker decides.


Ending Note: It takes me at least 100 hours a month to research and write news updates and analyses and work on my book. Please widely share links to these articles, so this work is not for naught. You can also help in other ways (including much needed financial support). Only together can we change this messed-up world. Let’s do it! 🙂

How the Fight from the Bottom Looks at the Local Level

Here is the inspiring recording of activity at the local level. If you think you are the only one sick of Big Money in politics so greedily taken by the treacherous major parties think again. If you think you are the only one who wants to kick these corrupt political “parties” (I rather think of them as political gangs, a political form of organized crime), then think again. If you think nobody will move to replace this corruption with a true people’s party or coalition of people’s parties representing you and me, watch this video where a local chapter is forming:

(Note: if the video linked above gets deleted, you may search the Internet for the title: “Chicago Movement For a People’s Party Chapter Launch”)

Note: We all need to undergo a transformation at some point in our lives to awaken to the crooked rigging of our system, pull off the wool from our eyes, and get ready to fight for what’s right.

Thought: So, maybe, thanks to Noam Chomsky speaking his mind, we will some day have Nick Brana as president, and good life will return to the United States. And this time for all!

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