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July 1, 2022  

GEORGIA, GRASSROOTS CAMPAIGNING, PACIFICA RADIO, NUKES V. SOLAR & THE ROE CATASTROPHE

GREE-GREE #100 begins with the great ANDREA MILLER of Center for Common Ground telling us how grassroots organizing and Democracy Centers can make a real difference, and could decide the 2022 election.

She’s joined by STEVE ROSENFELD and RAY MCCLENDON who fill us in on the political realities in the Peach State, including the likelihood of a Trump indictment and what’s needed to save the races for Stacy Abrams and Raphael Warnock in the fall.

JAN GOODMAN then tells us of the hard battles to save democracy at the Pacifica Radio Network, which has been ravaged by a series of stolen elections and insider destruction.

KPFK’s DENNIS BERNSTEIN, host of the legendary Flashpoints Show, adds vital background to the fight over the progressive nation’s most valuable piece of media real estate.

We also hear from TATANKA BRICCA on the California showdown between the lethal madness of the Diablo Canyon nukes vs. the desperate need to protect rooftop solar and a real green revolution. 

In the second hour we go to the insane overturn of ROE v. WADE with WENDI LEDERMAN, LYNN FEINERMAN, DANNETT ABBOTT-WICKER and many many more. 

We scroll through the moral, ethical, political and spiritual realities of what may be the most critical decision of the decade and what the impacts might be on the apocalyptic upcoming 2022 midterms. 

We will be off for July 4.  But in the meantime, as the national political scenes shakes and quakes, don’t miss this show. 

 
July 1, 2022  
ON JUNETEENTH WE VISIT AUSTRALIA, DEFUND THE FASCISTS & SAVE PACIFICA RADIO
 
 
We open the GREE-GREE zoom #99 with CLAIRE ATKIN of Check My Ads and its brilliant, cutting-edge campaign to strip internet-based income from fascist media mavens like Steve Bannon.  
 
Launched in early June, Claire’s pathbreaking strategy includes grassroots campaigning against the violent-laced hate-mongering of the extreme right  wing.
 
Claire is followed by LEHMAN WEISCHSELBAUM’s call for whistleblowers to unearth fraud and theft in the 2016 election that put Donald Trump in the White House.
 
We hear from RAY MCCLENDON, NAACP Political Director for the NAACP in the state of Georgia about the possibility of indicting Trump in Fulton County.
 
From Australia DR. CAROLYN ORR describes the huge turn-around in parliamentary politics with the unseating of a horrendous anti-environment conservative and the installation of a pro-democracy pro-environment coalition.
 
In our second hour, we are joined by ALAN MINSKY, JAN GOODMAN and MYLA RESON for a deep dive into the anti-democracy crisis now threatening the future of the PACIFICA RADIO NETWORK.  
 
That full hour of detailed discussion can be found at https://youtu.be/keAkQycl7Bg?t=3865  .
 
GREE-GREE #100 on June 27 will go deep into Georgia to learn if Fulton County will indict Trump, and whether the “Georgia Miracle” can be repeated in the fall.  
June 17, 2022  

A NEW PROGRESSIVE COALITION & A DEEP DIVE INTO THE JANUARY 6 HEARINGS

 
Our 98th GREE-GREE (Green Grassroots Emergency Election Protection Coalition) Zoom starts with a critical new progressive alliance and culminates at the January 6 Hearings.
 
We begin with TATANKA BRICCA who introduces us to DREW GLOVER, the charismatic new Executive Director of the National Progressive Action Coalition.
 
Drew explains to us in riveting in-depth detail how the NPAC will at last draw the left out of its silos and into the kind of unified political campaigning our country so desperately needs.
 
We then hear from ROGER HALLUM in England about the Extinction Rebellion and the huge demonstrations they’ve led in Great Britain.
 
In our second hour we’re joined by the legendary TV / documentary producer DAVID SALTMAN who gives us the insider’s overview of the first night of the January 6 hearings.
 
David is joined by our legendary co-convenor JOEL SEGAL and by DENNIS BERNSTEIN, nationally syndicated host of KPFA’s FLASHPOINTS.
 
Brilliant commentary also comes from our listenership, as always, including WENDI LEDERMAN, DR. RUTH STRAUSS, LYNN FEINERMAN, DANNETT ABBOTT-WICKER and many more.
 
We will follow in Zoom #99 with more vital analysis of the 1/6 coup.  Join us!!
June 10, 2022  
DANNY SHEEHAN & BRYNN TANNEHILL SOUND THE WARNINGS
 
Our latest masterful Green Grassroots Emergency Election Protection (GREE-GREE) gathering is powered by two great observer/activists in the devastating miasma that has become the American political scene.  
 
BRYNN TANNEHILL takes us through the dire straits we face in the electoral process as laid out in her book AMERICAN FASCISM.  It takes root especially with gerrymandering scams completely gutting our democracy.  The GOP advantage in the US Senate skews 7% toward the Republican Party, which is now an overt fascist juggernaut.  And that’s just a small part of the internal authoritarian cancer that’s sending our nation toward dictatorship.
 
In our second hour, the great DANNY SHEEHAN gives us a tutorial on the legal and other challenges we face in hanging on to the last shards of our democracy.  With his unique, incredibly extensive understanding of the legal system, the Indigenous community, the environmental issue and much more, Danny’s time with us is absolutely essential to understanding where we must go to survive.
 
Along the way, we hear from CHUCK O’NEAL about a legal victory (!) for the environment; from TATANKA BRICCA about the battle for renewables and against nuclear power in California; from PAT MARIDA about the Ohio’s insane attempt to revive nuclear power, and much more.  
 
We also hear from our great GREE-GREE stalwarts about a wide variety of critical issues, including the Alaska Congressional candidacy of SANTA CLAUS for the US House, in competition with Sarah Palin, THE WICKED WITCH OF THE NORTH.  We hope you are among the hard activist core we now need so much to survive.  Please do JOIN US in this call and in our upcoming zooms.  
June 3, 2022  
SHUTTING DOWN THE DEADLY NUKE POWER PLANTS
 
 
The legendary Kevin Kamps joins us for a wide-ranging exploration of the nightmare of nuke power and the desperate need to shut America’s remaining 92 reactors.
 
The last of the US nukes (there are 400+ worldwide) average 39 years of age.  
 
They are losing huge amounts of money, uninsured, riddled with structural, maintenance, workforce, economic and other issues that threaten our existence.
 
They are also surrounded by earthquake faults that could turn them to radioactive rubble,, as at Fukushima, Diablo Canyon, Perry, North Anna and far too many more.
 
Meanwhile, the Biden Administration and its Energy Secretary want to use federal money to keep them operating.
 
KEVIN KAMPS is one of the world’s top experts and activists on this issue.  Don’t miss this in-depth hour-long No Nukes conversation. 
May 20, 2022  

THE PURITAN ASSAULT ON WOMEN & INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS

 
Our brilliant, intense, path-breaking hour-long exploration of the imminent demise of Roe v. Wade is led by the great Christian Nunes, President of the National Organization for Women.  
 
Christian’s incisive, uncompromising view of this latest Puritan attack on women sets the tone for an important examination of Calvinist fascism and its heartless autocracy, especially as they come with the race-based slaughter of 10 African-Americans in Buffalo.
 
As this 95th Green Grassroots Emergency Election Protection (GREE-GREE) zoom unfolds, we also discuss the INDIGENOUS ORIGINALISM of thousands of years of tribal law in which a woman’s ability to control her own body was never questioned.
 
In the course of our discussion we hear further from MARY BUTLER-STONEWALL, CHARLOTTE DENNETT, DENNIS BERNSTEIN, JOEL SEGAL, NEIL PENN, DR. RUTH STRAUSS, MICHAEL BRACKNEY and many more.
 
JULIE WEINER tells us about the fight over voting machines in New York, which has also had big news about Gerrymandering.
 
SUSAN PYNCHON reports on the incredible battles in North Carolina over voting rights, and in Arizona over the “Brakey Bill” which protects and archives electronic ballots for the first time in US history.
 
We further hear from TIM WHITE, ERIC LAZARUS, WENDI LEDERMAN, JEFFREY BARKHDUL, SUE DORFMAN, RAY LUTZ and many more great activists and commentators.
 
Amidst America's most profound historic crisis over women’s rights, this is a discussion you must not miss.   
 
May 13, 2022  
WILL ROE TURN AMERICA UPSIDE-DOWN?  WILL WE GET BURNED OFF THE EARTH?
 
The medieval demand that women be denied power over their own bodies has prompted one of GREE-GREE’s most powerful zooms ever.
 
Beginning with the great MIMI KENNEDY, we said through a full hour of powerful discussion about what the back-stabbing assault on Roe v. Wade really means and how it will affect our upcoming elections.
 
Plunging to the core of this horrific landmark, we also hear from LYNN FEINERMAN, DR. RUTH STRAUSS, MARY STONEWALL-BUTLER, MYLA RESON, WENDI LEDERMAN, JOEL SEGAL, JUSTIN LEBLANC, JULIE WEINER, ERIC LAZARUS, NANCY NIPARKO, TATANKA BRICCA and more.
 
We then get a devastating report from climate scientist DR. CAROLYN ORR on the killer impacts of global warming and the pollution of our air.
 
RON LEONARD updates on the grid in Puerto Rico, just recently the subject of an in-depth energy report in the New York Times.  
 
Next week, we do yet another full hour on Roe, this time with the great CHRISTIAN NUNES of the National Organization for Women.  See you then!!!
May 5, 2022  

GREEN CALIFORNIA, PROTECTED BALLOTS in AZ, A NATIONAL SUMMIT, STUDENT DEBT, TX/OH/NY

This brilliant marathon GREE-GREE #93 takes us first to a Green California with TATANKA BRICCA and BEN EICHERT.

We then spend an astonishing 40 minutes with JOHN BRAKEY & KEN BENNETT discussing major new legislation proposed in Arizona to protect the ballots and establish a digital image library to guarantee maximum accountability.  Should it pass this could become the first such bill to pass anywhere in the US.

JOEL SEGAL takes our third section into the realm of a nationwide strategy for grassroots elections to be launched at a national summit zoom on June 11.

We also hear from ANTHONY GUTIERREZ of Common Cause about the horrors of race-based disenfranchisement in TX.

JULIE WIENER explains some welcome reforms in NY.

ERIC LAZARUS introduces an in-depth analysis of the economic benefits of cancelling student debt.

Congressional candidate PETER MATHEWS tells us of a “lost” campaign mailer.

RACHEL COYLE updates us on the insanity in Gerrymandered Ohio, with a nod to Florida from SUSAN PYNCHON & WENDI LEDERMAN.

This two-hour deep dive into democratizing our energy & elections is not to be missed!!!

April 28, 2022  
VIOLENCE v. ELECTION WORKERS & OHIO MADNESS w. NINA TURNER et. al.
 
Our action-packed GREE-GREE #92 begins with a devastating view from JOEL SEGAL of violence being perpetrated against poll workers, a direct assault on our democracy.
 
We hear from HAL GINSBERG of Our Revolution on the move to prevent 1/6 Insurrectionists from taking over Congress at the polls.
 
PAT MARIDA of Ohio fills us in on the state’s pro-nuke scam, while TATANKA BRICCA and RON LEONARD update us on the war against rooftop solar.
 
Then the legendary NINA TURNER tells of her race to represent Cleveland in the US Congress.
 
Ohio’s RACHEL COYLE explains the insane Gerrymandering disaster there, while NICOLE SANDLER and WENDI LEDERMAN do the same from Florida.
 
We also hear from election protection greats JOHN BRAKEY and MIMI KENNEDY.
 
This is a completely jammed two hours.  Don’t miss it!
April 21, 2022  

SAVING AMERICA WITH GRASSROOTS CAMPAIGNS IN 2022 AND 2024; SAVING ROOFTOP SOLAR AS WELL

With the great ANDREA MILLER and JOEL SEGAL our GREE-GREE gathering #91 dives into the realties of grassroots campaigning.

While the major parties will blow tens of millions on TV advertising, we saw in Georgia 2021 how effective “relational campaigning” can be.

Andrea reveals the realities of a Democratic Party dependent on a foreign-owned data company, and unwilling to do the nitty-gritty work of getting on the ground.

If a right-wing wipe-out is to be avoided, democracy centers and door-to-door tactics will be key.

TATANKA BRICCA, WENDI LEDERMAN and RON LEONARD then fill us in on the war against rooftop solar.  Anti-green moves in CA and FL are now at the cutting edge.

Join us to save both our democracy & our planet!!

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