Commentary from me is unnecessary.
Suffice to say: Moyers' questions are pointed, and Hedges' responses are powerful.
Act . . . .
Thursday, July 19, 2012
From Seattle/Tacoma's NPR KPLU.org yesterday:
Angela Marie Vogel, a local activist with ties to #MicCheckWallSteet and a initiative campaign to nullify Citizens United’s effects in Seattle, used a figure from an art installation in a downtown Seattle park to marry “Corporate Person.”
“The purpose of the wedding is to highlight the insidious concept of corporate personhood – and its damaging impact on our community and the autonomy of our city council's legislative powers,” according to a press release of the event.
The ceremony was conducted by Pastor Rich Lang of University Temple UMC and was staged by Envision Seattle, the group behind Initiative 103. If enacted, the initiative would provide a community bill of rights which strips corporate personhood and other judge-made constitutional "rights" such as free speech within the city of Seattle, the group said.
The happy couple is registered at all the usual corporate retail establishments, no doubt . . . .
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
The second segment of yesterday's The Current is a Chris Hedges interview which is excellent. Take 24 minutes out of your day and listen to the audio here.
The man nails it once again using terms to describe "the people who essentially hold power in the US" as those "with unchecked central authority" and are members of "a tiny, rapacious oligarchic class."
Good stuff . . . .