Considering their access to communications from the iMac to iPhone to iPad, and iPod, they seem to have little knowledge about anything specific to their long term futures.
With this in mind, I take time to ask young people questions about topics that Thom discusses and see if any they have any ideas or knowledge at all about current events that will so drastically affect their lives in the future.
This sounds like very interesting ideas. Would love to hear some feedback
I was so inspired by Thom and alternet.org that I participated in a local micro protest where I live in Albany, Oregon -
The Ryan Plan (also Republican) plan for Medicare for folks less than age 55 that the yearly voucher "Premium support" for Medicare is set at the current years expenses per Medicare enrollee or about $8,000 and will increase each year whatever Percent the GDP increases plus 1%.
Tune in to 820am wcpt you can pick this frequency up in the entire milwaukee area.
I know that we would like to believe that our representitives in Washington want what is best for us, WE THE PEOPLE, but we know that is not true.
There are some out there that are so set in their ideology that they will do anything to further it.
There is a faction that believes Social Security is the killing force in our economy, I disagree but I do not make policy in Washington.
These people want to destroy social security and they want to do so with an almost religious fervor.
BAD MISTAKE ON PRIOR POSTING
THE PICTURE IS A CESIUM PARTICLE THAT WILL ENTER YOUR BODY AND KILL YOU. BLOW A HOLE IN YOUR DNA AND THEN MULTIPLY AND MULTIPLY AND MULTIPLY..............................
OK Bill Maher had the distinquished science professor MICHIO KAKU discussing Fukushima.
PLEASE watch the reruns. The first guest is Dr. Kaku. At the end of the interview he is asked by Maher what we should do. Dr, Jajy stated the entire facility should be entombed, encased, incapsulated in any manner possible right now.
Obama’s not sweating the continuing decay of our environment flows directly from the belief that the science and technology subsequently required will provide speculative investment opportunities for holders of surplus capital. In his representation of the capitalists’ interests our decaying world is a perverse “win win situation” – they get to consume, pollute and deplete with impunity (in an effort to further concentrate
If progressives haven’t already figured it out due to the beating they take trying to ‘explain’ something beyond the ‘focus group tested’ slogans being put forth by republicans as a ‘leadership style’ that has the benefit of having the listener believe what sounds and feels good even if you find out later that isn’t the case, it’s time reconsider our strategy.
Thus, when facing a populous inundated by scripted slogans, trying to get them to see beyond such recitals will be a challenge both for the ‘presenter’ and the ‘populous’.
This video is a little way for me to express my support for the progressive causes. Including (fightback union busting,political leaders throwing a class or city under the bus,crooked judges ,broken promises).
Please excuse some langague ,strong actions demand stronger actions or words in this case. But they`re not that bad.
A friend of mine in Michigan just posted this.... unbelievable