Wakeful Video Weekend 2021-07-18 (13 videos)

Summary: especially media war plus various other important issues this week (incl. Worker Co-Ops, Julian Assange, bribing Biden, capitalism, empire, police, corrupt rich…)

Stars and channels: Chris Hedges On Contact, acTVism Munich, Glenn Greenwald, The Jimmy Dore Show, Democracy At Work (Richard Wolff), Second Thought, The Real News Network, The Rational National, CCCSpringfield, …

Topics:

  1. Worker Co-Ops: Cool Interview by Chris Hedges **
  2. Fabrication of Evidence against Julian Assange (and all of us) *
  3. How the Julian Assange Case Makes the U.S. Look to the World *
  4. Incredible Fox News Report on Julian Assange’s Persecution and Trampled 1st Amendment
  5. “Legally” Bribing Biden via Painting Buys?
  6. Media War: Highhandedly Fabrication-Slandering Good Folks as Russian Servants
  7. Inflation plus Unemployment Benefits Cuts
  8. Capitalism’s Fake Efficiency
  9. Empire: Embargoes etc. to make Allegedly Malfunctioning Countries Malfunctioning
  10. Police: Mafia-Like Robbing People
  11. More Info on Bitcoin/Cryptocurrency
  12. Corruption of the Rich and a Single Christian Pastor
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Wakeful Video Weekend 2021-07-04 (17 videos)

Summary: truths and ideas to share on the 4th of July (and later). 😉

Stars and channels: Democracy At Work (Richard Wolff), Second Thought, Secular Talk, The Jimmy Dore Show, J.J. McCullough, Roger Ray on CCCSpringfield, act.tv, Chris Hedges interviewing Nina Burleigh (On Contact), Russell Brand, The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow, The Real News Network

Topics:

  1. Capitalism vs. Socialism among the Founding Fathers (a good one for the coming 4th of July) ***
  2. Capitalism = Technologically Advanced Feudalism **
  3. Shifting from Violence and Oppression Abroad to Decency, Compassion, and Health at Home **
  4. Non-Americans Respond In HORROR To US Healthcare System
  5. Empire: The U.S.A. Empire Base Standing so Alone
  6. Republican Evangelical “Christians”
  7. Amazing Talk on UBI and a Better U.S.A. and World ***
  8. True Democracy Would Not Only be in Politics
  9. Healthcare: The Odd Treatment of the Pandemic
  10. Our Deluded and Deluding Media and Political Parties
  11. Is Jeff Bezos a Child?
  12. Basic Public Services vs Being On One’s Own
  13. Former Cop Became a Cop Watcher
  14. News: More Lies That Were Handed to Frame Julian Assange
  15. Our System: Talking the Talk vs Walking the Walk
  16. Striking for a Proper Life – Room for Life
  17. Rest in Peace our Fellow Mike Gravel

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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 2021-06-06 (15 videos)

Summary: Main issues: Capitalism’s dreadful faults, socialism just an improved derivative, and were our founding fathers fans of capitalism or socialism? And how we, the people, can change our cruel world. Furthermore: various news.

Stars and channels: Democracy At Work (Richard Wolff), Sustainable Human, Re/Culture Films, The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow, Economic Update with Richard Wolff, The Gravel Institute, RT America, The Jimmy Dore Show, The Real News Network, The People’s Party, Ron Placone, …

Topics:

I. Best Videos

  1. Capitalism vs. Socialism among the Founding Fathers (a good one for the coming 4th of July) ***
  2. How Big Wealth Makes People Bad (by Paul Piff) **
  3. The Brutal Rule of Money **
  4. Anti-Poverty Program (SSI Must be Improved) **
  5. U.S. Propaganda, Political Terminology, and the Forgotten Left GOP Origin **
  6. Does Capitalism Mean Freedom? **
  7. Our Weird Economy Perception Culture **

II. Good Videos

  1. The Trickle Up Economy
  2. Criminal Corporations Example: Uber
  3. DC Attorney General (Finally) Sues Amazon
  4. No Border Change under Biden and Harris
  5. Defective Justice Systems This Day and Age
  6. Waking Up Politically (Separating Fakers from Real Strategies) *
  7. Workers Buy Coffee Shop From Owner, Make It A Worker Co-Op
  8. Mutual Aid & Direct Action – Bypassing the Restrictive Money Aristocracy *

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Wakeful Video Weekend 2021-05-23 (15 videos)

Summary: Many excellent reports and interviews/discussions this week! 🙂

Stars & channels: Richard Wolff from Democracy At Work, The Jimmy Dore Show (with a Norman Finkelstein clip), Glenn Greenwald interviewed by Chris Hedges in On Contact, The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow, The World According to Jesse, The Real News Network, The Rational National, Second Thought, Our Changing Climate, Secular Talk, …

Topics:

  1. Organizing People Power – Cool! Don’t Miss This!
  2. The Fake Claims of Capitalism Goodness (like Poverty Reduction)
  3. Are Rural Areas Naturally Right-Wing?
  4. The Morale of Israel & Palestine
  5. Brilliant Democracy & Fascist Dictatorship Insights from Brazil
  6. Capitalism: Winners and Loosers Setup (and lack of organization among us victims)
  7. Systemically Crazy Countries (both Israel and the U.S.)
  8. Worker Co-Ops Network = Workplaces with Solidarity
  9. Our Injustice System
  10. Our Horrible Money Aristocrats Bleeding us Dry – Example: Pharma
  11. Old Good Times vs Today’s Profit Greed of Capital Lords
  12. Antidemocratic Anti-World Billionairism
  13. Public Feelings about Tax (incl. Wish for Taxing the Rich)

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Wakeful Video Weekend 2021-05-16 (14 videos)

Summary: Many of this week’s videos struck me as meager. The ones I am sharing I have therefore split in three groups – top (4), medium (3), and OK (7).

Israel: One of the reasons for poor videos this week may be the spike of Israel war crimes addressed by everyone in mass and alternative media. I prefer not to waste time on those events because the fact that Israel is a Neo-Nazi Regime created by a tiny percentage of Jewish Holocaust survivors to conquer foreign land and treat their closest relatives on Earth (Palestinians, the other branch of descendants of their mid-eastern ancestors (this is merely my personal guess, I admit)) the same way thievish and murderous Nazi fascists had treated them (or some far away close or remote relatives). There is nothing new to this and the disgusting mistreatment of Palestinians (slaying, disenfranchising, and throwing them out from their own land) by Israel, nor the ignoring of these crimes by all other countries’ governments. *sigh* – Not new enough for me to waste time on, unless a decent solution were on the horizon. Mostly because human suffering has become rampant globally by now, and we must all learn to clean our own doorstep (the corrupt politics and economy of our own countries) to save ourselves and thereby finally gain the strength to save others. Being distracted with a focus on a small group of victims when most of us are now in big trouble, is – to me – just another distraction useful for our sociopathic oligarchic lords who don’t want our sick global system (and national sections of it) to be fixed. And let’s not overlook the much more huge genocides committed by the U.S. military complex, either. It’s possible that I missed an important new point, but the reason I didn’t look into these news (having very limited time struggling to survive myself) is hopefully understandable. I did eventually glance into the Israel war crimes videos and came across two quite sharable ones (shared below). — If you want to look deeper into how to oppose Zionism effectively, read this article by John Spritzler: LISTEN ANTI-ZIONIST!

Stars & Channels: Chris Hedges, Sustainable Human, Thought Slime, Richard Wolff, Democracy At Work, The Hill, The Real News Network, The Rational National, ON Contact, The Jimmy Dore Show, The People’s Party, Ralph Nader Radio Hour, The Real News Network

Topics:

  1. Why People Hurt People – The Need to Rebuild Social Infrastructure
  2. Money is Fake – Well explained! (addressing both regular dough & bitcoin)
  3. Capitalism is NOT a democratic system
  4. All Sticks, No Carrots in our Labor Market Nowadays
  5. How co-ops across the US weathered COVID-19 by prioritizing their workers
  6. Correcting the View of Israel
  7. Bad Biden of 100 Days
  8. Corrupticians Toeing the Political Lines for Personal Career Advantages
  9. People Party’s National Call 2021-05-13
  10. Owed Taxes Not Paid by the Rich
  11. Bizarre Police and Courts Behavior
  12. COVID-19: Global Danger & Current Issues in India and Brazil

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Wakeful Video Weekend 2021-04-25 (11 videos + 3 clips)

This week: mostly capitalism, esp. financial capitalism and bad vs healthy culture. Also Medicare for All.

Not coming across numerous good new videos on commonly good channels, I did some hard online searching and thus discovered two new channels (Sustainable Human and JENerational Change). Several neat videos from these channels are shared here today.

Stars & channels: Sustainable Human (Chris Hedges, Jon Stewart, Stephanie Kelton, Jon Jondai, Paul Piff), Democracy At Work (Richard Wolff & Marcelo Vieta), The Jimmy Dore Show, The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow (and Richard Wolff), DiEM25 (Yanis Varoufakis), JENerational Change

Topics:

  1. The Cult Of Crazy Self (by Chris Hedges) ***
  2. Destroying the World and Making Lives Harder and Harder vs Returning to Normal Lives **
  3. How Big Wealth Makes People Bad (by Paul Piff) **
  4. Learning from Argentina How to Rescue Jobs ***
  5. Government Dishonesty Regarding COVID-19
  6. Need to Change Our Economic Mentality
  7. Labor vs Profits, Better Lives vs Richer Lords
  8. Lives Built on Sand (by Jon Stewart) *
  9. Real Wealth vs Debt-Based Money *
  10. Financial Feudalism (by Yanis Varoufakis)
  11. Medicare For All – Pushing Back Against the Private Health Insurances’ Propaganda & Lies

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Wakeful Video Weekend 2021-02-14 (16 videos)

Summary: Insights on our Economy and Oligarchy and worthwhile data and thoughts about COVID-19.

Stars and channels: Richard Wolff (Democracy At Work), Max Blumenthal on the The Jimmy Dore Show, Eleanor Goldfield interviewed by Chris Hedges (On Contact), Erica Payne (founder of “Patriotic Millionaires”) interviewed on the Ralph Nader Radio Hour, Medlife Crisis, Motivation Madness, Sam Bailey, The Real News Network, Noam Chomsky, The Grayzone, The Laura Flanders Show, and more.

Topics:

  1. Insightful Economic News & Documentary (Richard Wolff)
  2. Comedic Movie Office Space Reviewed Regarding our Workplace Alienation
  3. Why The Money Flood of 2008 and 2020 Did NOT Cause Inflation nor an Economic Boost
  4. Insights: Oligarchy, Calamities, Deflected People, Capitol Storm, U.S. vs China…
  5. Our Corporatist Neo-Feudalism Becoming Ever More Out in the Open
  6. Some Insights on West Virginia
  7. “Patriotic Millionaires” Org Proposing Rich Tax
  8. Rational Middle Ground of COVID Opinions
  9. Rational Thoughts and Insights on COVID
  10. COVID-19 Deaths Possibly Exaggerated? And why Different in Different Countries?
  11. Richard Wolff on The Real Reason Why Lockdowns against Covid-19 are Opposed
  12. Worker Co-Ops Dealing with Pandemic (Saving Businesses and Jobs)
  13. Neoliberal Plague: Noam Chomsky Comparing Corona to Polio…
  14. World: Ecuador – People Standing Up When Squeezed to Much
  15. Growing Social Unrest in the U.S.
  16. Thoughts on an Economy for the Many not Just the Few
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Wakeful Video Weekend 2020-07-05 (11 videos)

For the Independence Weekend a look back at what got us into our ruined or threatened lives. Plus new stuff from this week (esp. about how to fight for change).

Stars & channels: Remember This, CrashCourse, Gregory Thomas Jeffers, Upworthy, Gar Alperovitz (Democracy Collaborative), IWW Labor Organizer, Lisa Fithian, Jimmy Dore, Ralph Nader, and more…

Topics:

I. Independence Weekend: A Look Back

    1. The Dead Middle Class (explained by Lewis Black)
    2. American Revolution: Process, Not Single Event
    3. American Revolution: Police a Standing Army against Liberty
    4. Economic Democracy
    5. Stabilizing Economy from the Bottom

II. Enough is Enough: This Week’s News & Discussions

  1. Ralph Nader & Jimmy Dore Conversation about making Change
  2. IWW: Modern Labor Movement
  3. People Power: Mutual Aid Networks etc.
  4. Ralph Nader Radio Hour: Getting Back Democracy & Getting Medicare for All
  5. MPP National Call 7-2-2020
  6. MPP July 11th Official Trailer “Join the Actions”

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Wakeful Video Weekend 2020-05-24 (9 videos)

Meaningful videos from this week. Their main themes: the coronavirus-triggered economic crisis (with abuse from the corrupt ‘elites’) and capitalism, how it hurts, and where to move from that. Also, how Europe has handled COVID-19 far less harmfully.

BTW, if you ever wondered why we, the people, should connect differently than only through corporate social media, look at what happened within a minute of me trying to share a previous Video Weekend on Facebook (I originally suspected an anti-democratic algorithm, but it may have been a troll, either way is bad): Public Censorship by Facebook — Also, I am too busy with continued education currently for sharing these posts on social media. So, subscribers please make use of my posts to save your own time searching for informative alternative media publications and also share the videos you find good, or the whole post, with your friends so that the time I spend sharing them here isn’t totally wasted. 😉

Stars and Channels: Movement for a People’s Party (incl. Nick Brana, Jerry Perez, and more), The Jimmy Dore Show, “Useful Idiots” (Rolling Stone), Richard Wolff, The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow, Yanis Varoufakis, The Rational National, and the Ralph Nader Radio Hour.

Topics:

  1. European Stable COVID-19 Economic Crisis Treatment
  2. Even the Fed Chairman Suggests Relief for the People
  3. People’s Party Update (National Call)
  4. Seriously Biden?
  5. The Need for System Change
  6. Beyond FDR / Capitalism = Anti-Democracy
  7. Getting Capitalism Out of its Box: UB-Dividend
  8. A Hacker Fighting our Oligarchy’s Un-Unemployment Slavery
  9. Capitalist Lords, Wall Street, & Tax Schemes

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