OWS – Felipe Messina of Media Roots on Russia Today

MEDIA ROOTS – On Thursday, November 17, 2011, Media Roots correspondent Felipe Messina spoke with Russia Today TV (RT) about the violent mass arrests by militarised platoons of local police, as they waged a coordinated national campaign to crush the Occupy Movement.  He pointed out the Federalised character of the coordinated crackdowns against the Occupy Movement.  Oakland Mayor Jean Quan … Read More

Modern Money, Public Purpose, and Democracy

MEDIA ROOTS — Modern Money and Public Purpose is the 2012-2013 Series on Contemporary Issues in Law and Political Economics at Columbia Law School. The video below displays some hard-hitting, yet, little-known truths about our economy. We can broadcast the truth about money and the people’s democratic sovereignty to control it, especially given the false economic crises facing Americans–where unnecessary … Read More

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Dennis Kucinich Transcript: Iraq, Accountability & GMOs

BREAKING THE SET — US Congressman, Dennis Kucinich, and Breaking the Set’s Abby Martin discuss accountability on the 10th anniversary of the Iraq war, Obama turning the US ‘Orwellian’, civil liberties, GMOs and other issues that have set him aside from the average establishment politician. *** Congressman Dennis Kucinich on BTS *** Abby Martin:  “I’m really excited right now to introduce one … Read More

Obama’s Austerity Agenda And Sequestration

MEDIA ROOTS — “Both parties have conspired to bring us disaster,” says Professor William K. Black, a leading white collar criminologist, who also teaches economics and law at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. “This has strangled the recovery and may even put the economy back into recession.”  Professor Black gives a crucial recap of Obama’s (and both Democrats’ and Republicans’) … Read More

True State of USA Wealth Inequality

MEDIA ROOTS — The top 1% hold 40% of the nation’s wealth. But the bottom 80% hold only 7% of the nation’s wealth. This infographics video provides an arresting presentation of widening wealth inequality in the USA. It also compares and contrasts our perceptions with actual reality. A notable segment is a graph showing perfect equality, which is summarily disregarded by … Read More

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