What are the effects of the costs of war on the home front?
“It’s common to say now that the Sanders campaign failed. I think that’s a mistake. I think it was an extraordinary success, completely shifted the arena of debate and discussion. Issues that were unthinkable a couple years ago are now right in the middle of attention.”
Naomi Klein talks about capitalism and COVID-19 and about Bernie Sanders: what he has accomplished and what comes next for people who support his programs and ideas.
What if there’s an antiwar movement growing right under our noses and we just haven’t noticed?
The Nordics [are] in the top tier of nations for equality because they adopted a radically different economic model…
When activists understand that social movements are long-term efforts and that they go through particular stages, each with specific goals and tasks, they can be more effective. This knowledge is also helpful in avoiding burn out by expecting things to change before the necessary environment is in place.
Remember, we are the many and they are the few. People have power. The time to prepare to achieve the tremendous potential of the coming decade is now.
“Activism is about self-expression. It often is a substitute for strategy. Strategic organizing is about results.”
Militarism provides ideological support for policies that protect gun owners and sellers rather than children.
Instead of getting burned out, frustrated, and isolated, when we gather, we get energized.
Chris Hedges discusses Trump, NATO expansion, and the co-opting of the so called “resistance.”
Capturing the birth of the political revolution that arose from the ashes of democracy, in the wake of the controversy surrounding the 2016 Democratic Primary. Featuring Bernie Sanders, Jill Stein, Tim Black, Dr. Cornell West, and many more in episodes to follow. Write Brain Studio’s The Revolution Televised; Narrated by Viggo Mortensen Episode 1: Awakening […]
Discover the Real Revolution Unfolding across America
“It is not in numbers, but in unity, that our great strength lies…”
The biggest obstacle to a truly global peace movement may actually be the structures upon which we’ve leaned for so long . . . . By Joe Scarry Joe Scarry’s Blog December 28, 2016 A globally connected peace movement? To learn more about Rise Up Times and support Media for the People! with a donation click […]
While some people are calling 2016 the worst political year ever, we are optimistic that the movement is on track for transformational change.
The fight to save the climate has to be knit into the progressive fight for the soul of country.
People and Movements Changing the World Through the Power of Active Nonviolence
Chris Hedges discusses building successful non-violent mass movements with Bill Ayers, author of “Demand the Impossible.”
If change comes down to 8 laws, could you employ them to make real change? A science-based strategy for achieving enduring wellness-oriented change on a personal, societal, and global Level, these 8 laws of behavior enable any person or small group – even ordinary people without great wealth, official position, or physical power – to […]