Monday 14 November '11 show notes

Monday 14 November '11 show notes

   
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From Occupy Wall Street to Occupy the Living Room...
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As thousands of patriots around the nation get forced out of their occupations – they’re setting up camp on the lawns of homes on the verge of foreclosure, to save the families from getting kicked out too. The coalition of activists spearheading this movement known as “Occupy Homes” have been successful in many cases. In California – Fannie Mae was forced to hold off on an eviction when patriots held a vigil outside the home.
 
In Minnesota – a woman is crediting the Occupy Homes movement for buying her critical time to move out before her home was foreclosed on. And in New York – the movement occupied a boiler room in an apartment building until the landlord agreed to provide adequate heating to the tenants living inside.
 
From protecting foreclosure victims – to convincing people to move their money out of big banks and into small credit unions – to changing the dialogue in the media from the debt crisis to the jobs crisis – to getting even members of the Republican Party to talk about wealth inequality – the success of the Occupy movements so far have been substantial.
 
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Tonight on The Big Picture on RT TV at 9pm and 11pm... Latest - Occupy Foreclosures (check your local listings for stations or stream at RT, and catch past shows on Youtube)
 
Need to Know: Latest-Occupy Foreclosures:
- Joshua Holland, AlterNet Twitter Twitter
- Nick Espinosa, Occupy Minneapolis Twitter Twitter Twitter
 
Screwed: Plot to burn, shred and sabotage Walker recall
- Ben Manski, Liberty Tree Foundation Twitter Twitter
 
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Supreme Court...Obamacare at stake
- Amanda Beadle, Think Progress.org Twitter Twitter
 
Everything You Know is Wrong... "Beating babies in the name of Jesus?"
- Frank Schaeffer, author, "Crazy for God" Twitter
 
Daily Take: Banksters vs. Zuccotti Park cost...
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Hour One: Latest from Occupy Cal - general strike planned for Tuesday plus he is filing civil rights suit against police for brutality at Berkeley last week
- Ronald Cruz, Participant, Occupy Cal and attorney BAMN Twitter
Quote: "Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Hate multiplies hate, violence multiplies violence, and toughness multiplies toughness in a descending spiral of destruction. "Loving Your Enemies by Martin Luther King, Jr.
 

Hour Two: Anarchists and OWS
- Joshua Holland, AlterNet Twitter
Quote: "And this is where nonviolent resistance breaks with communism and with all of those systems which argue that the end justifies the means, because we realize that the end is pre-existent in the means" Hope by Martin Luther King, Jr..
Speech: "The American Dream", a commencement address Dr. King gave at Lincoln University on June 6, 1961.
 
Talk Radio News Segment: Victoria Jones, White House Correspondent Twitter
Article: "Supreme Court To Hear Healthcare Law Challenges" by Caryn E. Compton.

Hour Three: Fracking the Delaware Josh Fox, filmmaker/activist-Gasland Twitter
Movie: "Gasland".
Article: "11/21 D-Day For Fracking The Delaware" by Stephen Kent.
 
The very, very ugly: Gary Boisclaire: "YouTube Pulls ‘Shocking and Disgusting’ Anti-Islamic Ad Against Rep. Keith Ellison" by Ian Millhiser.
 
Crazy alert: "'Lazy' pigeons flock to ride Stockholm metro" by Rebecca Martin.
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Hour Three: FTC complaint about China dumping cheap products in the US Gordon Brisner, Solar World.
 
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