Remember this classic scene? Or this spinoff scene (complete with good music)? It would be really great if such dystopian scenes were strictly the province of movies and books, but it isn’t. In fact, in Australia we are actually seeing a real dystopian scenario of utter COVID-19 hysteria. The Great Southern Land is now one […]
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Why are modern activist movements failing miserably?
That question and much more is discussed in the following video interview, touching on why modern protest movements are mostly a failure, the possibility on President Donald Trump being impeached, and why focusing on the fake news Russian election interference “scandal” is entirely the wrong move:
A protester stands in front of a riot police line during a demonstration after the inauguration of President Donald Trump, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington. (AP/John Minchillo)
WASHINGTON — Thousands protested the incoming presidency of Donald Trump on Friday in the largest demonstration against a presidential inauguration for at least a generation, since Vietnam War protesters disrupted Richard Nixon’s second inaugural parade in 1973.
The U.S. Capitol looms over a stage during a rehearsal of President-elect Donald Trump’s swearing-in ceremony, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, in Washington. (AP/Patrick Semansky)
WASHINGTON (REPORT) — Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to clog the nation’s capital for Donald Trump’s inauguration and a major demonstration the day after, but how many will actually arrive to party or protest is an open question.
Protesters hold signs during a protest against the election of President-elect Donald Trump, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, in downtown Seattle.
NEW YORK — Thousands of protesters who have mobilized nationally since the election of Donald Trump are planning a massive convergence in Washington against the presidential inauguration on Jan. 20.
Most people know Geneva as the hub of the UN. Slick and cosmopolitan, it is Switzerland’s second most populous city, with a population of 200,000 and a patchwork of nationalities. A massive forty per cent of its inhabitants are foreigners. Understandably, given its central role in international affairs, it is no stranger to the world stage, but on Saturday you’d have been forgiven for overlooking it. Why? Because, like millions, Genevans turned out in their thousands to condemn Israel’s attacks on Gaza and the mainstream media ignored them.
George Galloway MP, who spoke at today’s demonstration, has already announced his intention to stop paying the license fee. How long will it be until serious questions are asked about the integrity of the BBC’s reporting?