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(Video) Democracy Now!> Whistleblowers Snowden and Ellsberg

TheMrSirCharles Published on Jul 4, 2013 Source: DemocracyNOW! http://www.democracynow.org/2013/7/4/… Click the title below to see the Ellsberg video on the Pentagon Papers How the Pentagon Papers Came to be Published By the Beacon Press Told by Daniel Ellsberg & Others

[Video] Yemeni Activist Farea al-Muslimi Urges U.S. to Stop the Drone War on His Country

Interview on Democracy Now! democracynow Published on Apr 25, 2013 http://www.democracynow.org – Yemeni activist and journalist Farea al-Muslimi delivered a moving plea before a Senate hearing this week for an end to U.S. drone strikes inside his country. Speaking at the first-ever public congressional hearing on Obama’s secret drone and targeted killing program, al-Muslimi offered a rare […]

“Shadows of Liberty”: New Film Explores How Corporate Control of Media Erodes Press Freedoms

“Shadows of Liberty”: New Film Explores How Corporate Control of Media Erodes Press Freedoms DemocracyNow.org Jean-Philippe Tremblay, A London-based filmmaker originally from Quebec. He directed the film “Shadows of Liberty,” which had its U.S. premiere last night here at the National Conference for Media Reform in Denver. His past films include “Journey” and “Rock Bottom […]

Michael Moore> Video, “Americans Kill People” – Newtown and the US Culture of Violence

Published on Dec 18, 2012 DemocracyNow.org – We play an excerpt of an address by the legendary filmmaker Michael Moore delivered just hours after the Newtown massacre. Moore who won an Academy Award for his 2002 documentary, “Bowling For Columbine,” about gun violence in the United States. He discussed the Sandy Hook elementary school massacre at […]

Video> Juan Gonzalez”Harvest of Empire” Connection History US Intervention Latin America Immigration Crisis today

Published on Sep 25, 2012 by Sundrumify DemocracyNow.org – At a time of heated and divisive debate over immigration, the new feature-length documentary, “Harvest of Empire,” examines the direct connection between the long history of U.S. intervention in Latin America and the immigration crisis we face today. Based on the groundbreaking book by award-winning journalist and Democracy Now! […]

Amy Goodman Interviews Alice Walker

Published on Sep 28, 2012 by democracynow DemocracyNow.org – With less than 40 days to go before the 2012 presidential election, poet and activist Alice Walker reads her new poem, “Democratic Womanism,” and discusses her thoughts on President Obama’s legacy, including his use of drone strikes. “You ask me why I smile when you tell me you intend […]

Democracy Now> Corporate Exodus Continues From ALEC as Secretive Right-Wing Group’s Policies Come to Light

Published on Jul 11, 2012 by democracynow DemocracyNow.org – Five more corporations have severed ties with the secretive right-wing American Legislative Exchange Council, known as ALEC. The group has come under increasing scrutiny in recent months as the public has become aware of its role in advancing the “Stand Your Ground” gun law initially cited to protect Trayvon […]

Links to media> Chicago No NATO protests

Editor’s note:  This list contains some of the media that has come to WAMMToday’s attention, but by no means is intended to be comprehensive. Here is a link to the Chicago Tribune’s gallery of photos for the day.  They specialize in confrontation, and have very little about the pre-march activity or the march itself.  Jennie, […]

Video> “Occupy Everywhere”: May Day Special Show on OWS, Immigration, Labor Protests. 1 of 3

Published on May 1, 2012 by democracynow DemocracyNow.org – As Occupy Wall Street plans nationwide protests marking International Workers Day, or May Day, we discuss the movement with Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, Chris Hedges; Amin Husain, editor of Tidal Magazine and a key facilitator of the Occupy movement; Marina Sitrin, author of “Horizontalism: Voices of Popular Power in Argentina” […]

Democracy Now> Video> Ralph Nader Reviews Obama’s State of the Union Speech

Excellent analysis of the state of the union by Ralph Nader. Uploaded by democracynow on Jan 25, 2012 democracynow.org – Responding to President Obama’s State of the Union address, longtime consumer advocate and former Presidential candidate Ralph Nader says Obama’s criticism of income inequality and Wall Street excess fail to live up to his record in office. “[Obama] […]