Truthful News Weekend 2023-01-14 – (15 videos)

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Summary: Again not a week of many great videos. Remember that stars (*) on the titles I give present how good I find the videos. (*** best, ** good, * better than non-starred ones). The many non-starred ones that I finally shared can hint at my long search this week. If you have little time stick with the starred ones. Main issues: the corrupt systems and messed up mentalities.

Stars and channels: People’s Podcast (Garland Nixon, Nick Brana, Jimmy Dore), Democracy At Work (Richard Wolff), Second Thought (JT Chapman), New Economic Thinking, The Jimmy Dore Show (with Aaron Maté), CODEPINK, DW News, WION

Topics:

  1. America the “Shining City on the Hill”? **
  2. Capitalism’s Faulty Mindset **
  3. Union Improvements from Co-Ops
  4. The Lack of Protection in Capitalism-Supporting “Social Democracy” ***
  5. Rat Race Comparison Between USA and Germany
  6. Our Capitalist Meritocracy Breeds Greed and Carelessness
  7. The Ukraine War-Game Accelerating but also Exposing the Global Empire Wrestles
  8. Huge Overpay of CEOs (Super-Huge in the U.S.)
  9. People’s Party: Nick Brana with Jimmy Dore Talk
  10. Rich Money Lords Desiring More Poverty Among Us
  11. Maybe Finally a Check on Some Deep State?
  12. Brazil: Fascist Coup Attempt
  13. Ukraine: Nice Peace Request from CODEPINK **
  14. Space Exploration Growing Again
  15. Kindness Reminder: Turtle Help
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Truthful News Weekend 2022-12-31 – (9 videos)

Happy new year (somehow, let’s hope for worthwhile lives to come or even make changes)!

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Summary: The last three weeks have had less and less good videos to find. Well, I finally managed 9 findings for this weekend, some of which only soso, but some still good (marked with one or two * stars, two being better, of course).

Stars and channels: Behind The Headlines (Richard Wolff & Lee Camp), The Hill (Dec 28, 2022), RISE: United Independent Media, Second Thought (JT Chapman), The Jimmy Dore Show, Timeline – World History Documentaries, Secular Talk

Topics:

  1. How the American Dream & Economy Have Shifted into China **
  2. A Former D Party Fan Giving Up on It
  3. A Movement for the People Coming Back Together **
  4. Unionizations in the U.S. Attacked but Growing Nevertheless *
  5. Airline Corruption (and assisted by police?)
  6. The CIA Joined with Nazis *
  7. CIA Murder Squads
  8. Our Military Industrial Complex’s Gigantic Money Theft
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Truthful News Weekend 2022-12-23 – (12 videos)

Merry Christmas season!

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Summary: turning us all into renters; living in an injustice system; getting robbed, dominated, and spied upon; solidarity being the desirable alternative

Stars and channels: thejuicemedia, CCCSpringfield, More Perfect Union, The Jimmy Dore Show, Chris Hedges Fan Club (Richard Wolff), New Economic Thinking (Clara Mattei), People’s Podcast (Cornel West), The Real News Network (Chris Hedges & Dennis Kucinich), New Economic Thinking, Democracy At Work (Harriet Fraad), Second Thought (JT Chapman)

Topics:

  1. Truthful Comedy: Australian Housing Mafia Much Like America’s ***
  2. U.S. Terrible Legal System Rather than Justice System **/***
  3. Water Theft and Resale by Billionaire Couple **
  4. Railroad Strike Discussion *
  5. Big Tech Spying on Us *
  6. Reminder of U.S. Improvements (Now Mostly Repealed) Nearly 100 Years Ago **
  7. The Laws of Capitalism Trailer
  8. Solidarity: Short (past) Reminder form Cornel West of Proper Human Life Aims **
  9. Dennis Kucinich Interview with Chris Hedges
  10. Neoliberal Austerity as People Subordination and Pave to Fascism **
  11. Social Bonds (broken and needed to be repaired) *
  12. Socialism vs Capitalism = Positive vs Negative Incentives *
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Truthful News Weekend 2022-09-16 (11 videos)

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Summary: New channel discovery (“More Perfect Union”; samples: Medicais, Medicare, and street-closing demonstration). This channel has nice short videos (although one struck me like a D Party ad, so some can be bad). Also this week: presentations of our political anti-democracy and the harm done by profiteers. And a discussion of People’s Party with The Libertarian Party.

Stars and channels: More Perfect Union, The Jimmy Dore Show, Sabby Sabs (presenting a recent Chris Hedges article), People’s Podcast (Sep 15, 2022)

Topics:

  1. Reminder of Our Vote-Count Cheats ***
  2. Old Age Assistance and Healthcare Blocked by Profiteers
  3. Medicaid Gap and Blocking States *
  4. Town Attempt for Medicare for All *
  5. Amazon Workers Shut Down NYC Streets *
  6. How To Form A Union: Step By Step
  7. Big Pharma only Allegedly “Beaten” by Biden
  8. Company Paid Cops To Arrest Protesters
  9. Messed up U.S.A. (Chris Hedges article points)
  10. The Right-Wing “Left” D Party and Dark Funding
  11. People’s Party Discussion with The Libertarian Party
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Wakeful Video Weekend 2022-06-24 (7 videos)

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Summary: My time was short this week, but I found some good informative videos for this weekend giving us the truth (and even including one that directs at proper news output).

Stars and channels: Micky Huff & Lindsay Owens & Roberto J. Gonzales (in the Ralph Nader Radio Hour), Chris Hedges & Vijay Prashad (in The Real News Network), CCCSpringfield, Richard Wolff & Krystal Ball (in Democracy At Work), The Community Church of Boston, The Jimmy Dore Show (Jun 24, 2022)

Topics:

  1. Price Gouging Robber Baron’s Inflation, Militarization, Murder Drones ***
  2. The Nature of Neo-Fascism and Violent Societies **
  3. Remembering Unions and Decent Worker Lives
  4. Economic Update: Sanction-Inflations, CEO Kings, Grassroots & People Parties *
  5. Our Absence of Democracy **
  6. Erasing Social Security *
  7. Where to Get Proper News *
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Wakeful Video Weekend 2022-04-08 (10 videos)

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Summary: Mostly dealing with censorship and need for major system change.

Stars & channels: Chris Hedges (on substack.com), Sam Vaknin, Democracy At Work (Richard Wolff & Chris Smalls), Russell Brand, The Jimmy Dore Show, The Rational National, Moment Of Clarity with Lee Camp, Bad Faith (with Chris Hedges), The People’s Party (Nick Brana and Lee Camp)

Topics:

  1. Chris Hedges: On Being Disappeared *
  2. Russell Brand’s Demand We Stick Together
  3. Ukraine (and Israel’s) Nazi Problem
  4. A New App For Independent Media
  5. American Sanctions Undermining the American Economy
  6. U.S. National “Security” Committing International Fascist Terrorism
  7. No More Actually Left Politics in America
  8. Our Distopia **
  9. Economic Update: Amazon Workers Organize a Union *
  10. Two Young Men Very Insightful
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Wakeful Video Weekend 2022-02-18 (16 videos)

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Summary: Lots of interesting videos encountered this week, and I finally managed again to post them at Friday night to give visitors the whole weekend to view those they want. A number of issues of economy, politics, protests, and COVID.

Stars & channels: CCCSpringfield, Chris Hedges & Richard Wolff, act.tv, Democracy At Work, Led By Donkeys, The Jimmy Dore Show, Russell Brand, Ralph Nader Radio Hour, The World According to Jesse, Dr. John Campbell, Second Thought

Topics:

  1. Strong Together Mutualism vs Weak Lonely Individualism **
  2. U.S. System Unstabilized by Itself
  3. Richard Wolff on our Declining Economy plus Bitcoin Risks
  4. Economic Update: Political Theater & Flawed U.S. Unions
  5. Worker Fight-Backs Shoved into People-Split
  6. The Money Lords Gobbling our Homes and Turning us Even More into their Serves
  7. Corporate Stealing of our Country and Lives **
  8. Jesse Ventura Not Perfect
  9. War Hypocrisy & Anti-Aging
  10. COVID: High Level Immunity Given by Omicron
  11. COVID: Dangerous Vaccine Side-Effects & their Overuse
  12. COVID: Scaring the Public for Anti-Democratic Politics & Profits
  13. The Federal Reserve’s Dead End & End Capitalism to Avoid Lethal (Fascist) Dictatorships
  14. White-Washed (Black) History to Make us Blind
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Need for a People’s Union (part 2)

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The previous article briefly exposed our rigged electoral system(s) and concluded that we, the people, need to form a People’s Union. Here are some further thoughts:

Question: How does this connect with party politics? Answer: It does quite a lot. We need to build a people’s movement, at the bottom, with which to wield power outside our gamed political system. It can form a basis for the people’s power outside of candidate campaigns that come and go and depend on campaign leaders who may collapse or sell out. It can let us circumvent the completely rigged electoral processes we are currently trapped in and which easily kill campaigns. It can push for urgently needed things, something that the build of a new political party would take too long to achieve (for example dealing with our current pandemic-economic crisis which can’t wait for future elections). Despite this (much needed) wielding of power outside of party politics, a people’s union could nevertheless (and probably should) push for the creation of a truly democratic people’s party to represent us governmentally once we have overcome election rigging so that elections can work again. Doing so will probably make sense because the two major parties who have monopolized and rigged the electoral processes are through-and-through corrupt and owned by the rich ruling class and seem remarkably immune against a takeover by the people. Suggested link for this path: The People’s Party – A coalition party for the people. Meanwhile, some people still think they can take over our existing major parties (at least the D-Party) from within. A people’s union could actually greatly strengthen both a new party’s creation and attempted takeover of an existing one by imposing strong pressure on the establishment. Strengthening both would enable an inside-outside strategy making both attempts much more successful since the corrupt gangsters at the top would be pushed from the inside, the outside, and below. Much harder to withstand than an attack from only one direction.  Continue reading “Need for a People’s Union (part 2)”

Wakeful Video Weekend 2019-11-03 (23 videos)

It’s really cool that more and more women are coming out of their traditional closet to speak up and stand up against the corruption and rot of our system – or are finally paid attention to. And, finally this time, the so often forgotten elderly and their terrible sufferings are revealed. And guess which candidate cares about them?

Stars & Channels: Abby Martin (Empire Files), The Real News Network, The Zero Hour, Bernie, John Spritzler, TeleSUR, JRE Clips, Michael Brooks, Hard Lens Media, Ralph Nader, Jimmy Dore, A Current Affair, PBS NewsHour, VICE News, AJ+, Nina Turner…

Topics:

  1. Companies Rule the World
  2. Neoliberal Fearmongering to Divide Us
  3. The Old Age Misery in America
  4. Temp Work Used as a Picket Line against Workers
  5. Corporate America: Profits over People’s Lives
  6. How the Rule of Money Miserably Shapes Society
  7. The Path from Police Brutality to State Terrorism
  8. Edward Snowden on Mobile Phones Surveillance
  9. World News: Overlooked Uprisings World-Wide
  10. All the People(s) are Beginning to Rise Up
  11. Candidates: Biden, Warren, Trump, Bearnie, $Hillary, Tulsi
  12. Bernie: End Corporate Greed Press Conference
  13. Whistleblowers are Heroes, Not Spies | None-of-the-Above Voting
  14. Despotic Government Bullying True Journalists
  15. Another Funny Fox Failure: Reaganite to the Left! Panel SCREAMS!

 

1. Companies Rule the World

… and 80% of TV news stories are manufactured in public relation firms working for governments and the corporations (i.e. the nebulous rich rulers behind these scenes):

Giants: Who Really Rules The World?
Empire Files

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Wakeful Video Weekend 2019-09-21 (21 videos)

The latest weekend collection of recent best videos spreading news and ideas for positive change of our rotten world. Lots of good stuff you may have missed. Every week a new one. (Notice: Producing these when caught in financial struggles is hard. So, spreading the word and subscribing (for free) is a helpful thing to do.)

Stars and channels: Stars and channels: Chris Hedges, Jesse Ventura, Richard Wolff, Amy Goodman, The Michael Brooks Show, The Real News Network, John Spritzler, Tom Nicholas, Peter Coffin, Cowboy Economist, AJ+, The Grayzone, NonCompete, The Jimmy Dore Show, and more…

Topics:

  1. News: Space Warmongering, Neurocapitalism (Thought-Policing), Academic Corruption
  2. Economy: Recent Financial Tremor, China, Monopolies & Cartels
  3. Corporate Dictatorship (Modern America)
  4. Latest Union Fights
  5. Workers’ Factory Occupation
  6. Immigration & Mass Migration: Weapons of the Oligarchy
  7. Inequality Report – A Thorough Overview
  8. Neoliberalism: History, Causes, Effects, & Mind Warping
  9. Manufactured Division vs Solidarity
  10. Satire: Progressive Review of the D-Primary Candidates
  11. Police State: ICE Plows into Peaceful Protesters with a Truck
  12. Our Gitmo Shame
  13. Dealing with a Corrupt Supreme Court
  14. Spy Technology’s Corrupt Profits
  15. John Bolton’s Firing – The Ins and Outs
  16. Entertainment: Gelflings, Skeksis, and the Liberal-Fascist Bargain
  17. Humor: Progressive Laughs In Bill Maher’s Face

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