What are the most urgent issues of our time? How to confront Empire?
This is a personal, very honest, moving and sometimes funny talk about the Bush administration, 9/11, the Democratic Party and voting for the lesser of two evils, and regime change abroad AND at home.
The former congresswoman Cynthia McKinney was the honored speaker. She once represented the poor, mostly African American 4th district of Georgia. She was defeated in the 2002 democratic primary after asking what the administration knew prior to 9/11. She was also a critic of the policies of Israel towards the Palestinians. Supporters of Israel openly targeted her for defeat and financially supported her conservative opponent.
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Grossman is now known nationally for his work on the history of the consolidation of power by corporations. He recommends that we consider revoking that charter of corporations that operate in violation of the public interest. This recent (Oct. 98) talk lists some of the strategies. 50 minutes
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Bill Pepper became James Earl Ray’s lawyer when he found out that Ray was not the murderer. His friendship with King and his family goes back to 1967. Pepper had gone to Vietnam and taken photos of children burned by napalm. King asked to meet with him and they worked closely together during the anti-Vietnam war phase of King’s life. In this recording Pepper explains why he became convinced of Ray’s innocence and, during 25 years of investigative work, pieced together the plot to kill King. The extraordinary story has implications for history, civil rights, justice and democracy. (Feb. 2003)
William Pepper is an acclaimed lawyer who practices international law in London. His book by Verso is: AN ACT OF STATE, [ . . . ]
From the Patriot Act to Executive Orders that can be issued by the president and are not subject to review by Congress this two part program reviews the steps taken to limit freedom of speech and legal protection. Who knows that there are already in place Executive Orders allowing the government to seize and control the communications media, food resources and farms as well as all health and educational institutions? Attorney Lynne Stewart is accused of helping terrorist and threatened with 40 years in prison and out on $500,000 bail. (Recorded July 2002)
To find out more about her case go to http://www.lynnestewart.org
For practical resistance to the emerging police state see < http://www.bordc.org >
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Bernadette Devlin-McAliskey, Ireland’s foremost human rights leader and former political prisoner spoke in San Francisco about the controversial US/British sponsored “peace agreement”. Flanked by banners of Mumia Abu-Jamal and Leonard Peltier, she humorously and incisively drew the parallels between the Irish struggle, colonialism and globalization. (60 minutes, April 1998)
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Olson is charged with attempting to blow up a police car while she was allegedly a member of the Symbionese Liberation Army in the early seventies. Born Kathleen Soliah, Olson moved to Minnesota, took a new identity, married, and has a family. In this interview she speaks about her case for the first time.
Cleaver was one of the most important members of the Black Panther Party. After the demise of the Black Panthers she became a law school professor. She speaks on the international campaign to prevent the execution of journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal.
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