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March 17, 2022  
NUCLEAR CATASTROPHE IN UKRAINE
 
As Putin slaughters thousands and wrecks Ukraine, he has turned its 15 atomic reactors into pawns of the apocalypse.
 
The danger of explosions at Ukraine’s nukes has put the human race at the brink of extinction.
 
We are joined by three of the world’s leading experts to dissect the crisis.
 
LINDA PENCE GUNTER and PAUL GUNTER join us from Beyond Nuclear.
 
JOE MANGANO comes from the RADIATION AND HEALTH Project.
 
In tandem this trio knows more about the horror we now face than anyone you’ve seen anywhere on the major media.
 
The story they tell is hideously dangerous, and you MUST know it all.
March 4, 2022  

GERRYMANDERING GONE WILD…KILLING SOLAR…UKRAINE NUKES

 
We hear first from Pennsylvania, where citizen action has won a massive victory over some of the worst excesses of gerrymandering.
 
We then hear from Ohio where Chief Justice Maureen O’Hara has single-handedly stopped a GOP hijacking of the districting process.
 
 
February 24, 2022  
GERRYMANDERING CATASTROPHE, 5G & UBIQUITY UNIVERSITY

We start our Grassroots Emergency Election Protection Zoom #84 with the amazing network UBIQUITY UNIVERSITY, founded by JIM GARRISON, with GEORGE CAPPANNELLI and SHELLY ALCORN.

This HUGE global network offers the opportunity to link pro-democracy work throughout the globe.

Our deep dive into Gerrymandering features great, powerful organizers such as JENNIFER ROBERTS, ROBERT WILSON, JUDITH WHITMER, RAY MCCLENDON, MYLA RESON, DENNIS BERNSTEIN, RUTH STRAUSS, TATANKA BRICCA & many more fighting at the core of this life/death issue.

In Ohio, North Carolina, Nevada, Texas, Wisconsin and elsewhere, the mess of our election maps has moved the US to the level of a failed state.  

Without a solution to this horrifying problem our democracy cannot survive. 

We also hear from Julie Levine and Julian Gesser on the desperate dilemma of fighting life-threatening 5G, now being foisted on the entire nation.  

Don’t miss this incredibly vital, powerful & important gathering.  

February 10, 2022  
GERRYMANDERING FIGHT BACK & RIGHT-WING TERROR

We start our Grassroots Emergency Election Protection Zoom #82 by celebrating a major victory for solar energy in California, and with Arizona’s GOP-led refusal to gut the electoral process there.

Though sane Republicans are an endangered species, there seem to be enough in some states to fight for our democracy.

We’re then joined by the great JENNIFER ROBERTS of the Carter Center to discuss serious push-back against partisan gerrymandering.  

Unfortunately, we receive news during the zoom that the US Supreme Court has refused to uphold an Alabama lower court decision throwing out that state's horrific partisan re-districting.  But it’s a provisional ruling, so there’s hope.

We’re then led by the great JOEL SEGAL in an in-depth discussion of how to fight back against the Trump/Bannon fascist coup being staged now in the US.  

We’re also joined by HAL GINSBERG of Our Revolution, TATANKA BRICCA from the Romero Institute, MIKE HERSH from Progressive Democrats of America and many powerful others.  

With comments from our numerous great participants, we face the reality of the desperate need for a national grassroots campaign to save what’s left of our democracy.

The stakes could not be higher.  Be part of the solution!!!!

January 27, 2022  
PDA / GREEP TOWN HALL TO SAVE AMERICAN DEMOCRACY
 
 
In the face of the Trump Cult’s fascist assault on American democracy, the Grassroots Emergency Election Protection Coalition has joined with the Progressive Democrats of America to present a uniquely powerful and comprehensive town hall.
 
The meeting—which drew more than 300 citizen participants—featured more than two dozen top-of-the-line intellectuals, organizers and activists offering their brilliance and their guidance on election protection.
 
We open with actress/activist MIMI KENNEDY and PDA Executive Director ALAN MINSKY with their deep insights into the forces attacking the remnants of our republic.
 
We’re then joined by ANDREA MILLER and RAY MCCLENDON, creators of the crucial “Georgia Way,” which against all conceivable odds turned two US Senate seats in Georgia to progressive campaigners who unseated Mitch McConnell.  
 
They are followed by an astounding line-up of key players in saving American democracy, including:  REV. RODNEY SADLER, CHRISTIAN NUNES, MIKE FOX, TATONKA BRICCA, SARA NELSON, DANNY SHEEHAN, LORI PESANTE, ROBERT WILSON, JAMES FUKUDA, DANNY GOLDBERG, KENNY BRUNO, JOHN BRAKEY and JAN GOODMAN.
 
Nowhere in recent US history has there been such a powerful confluence of key grassroots pro-democracy organizers and thinkers.  If you care about protecting our nation from a Trump Cult fascist take-over, do not miss this broadcast!!!
 
 
January 20, 2022  

VOTING RIGHTS BILLS UNDER ATTACK ON MLK DAY…AND A PLAN TO FIGHT BACK

 
On Martin Luther King Day we confront the horrendous blitzkrieg against voting rights and the future of American democracy.
 
At this GREEP ZOOM #79, we begin with the Ohio Supreme Court’s welcome overturn of a horrendous gerrymandering travesty.
 
We get a report from MAYOR JENNIFER ROBERTS on the battle for voter rights in North Carolina and the work of the Carter Center.
 
We hear about Wisconsin’s outrageous denial of drop boxes and the ability of voters to send in their ballots with family members.  
 
We hear from JENNIFER TANNER, TATONKA BRICCA, WENDI LIEDERMAN and RON LEONARD about the attack on solar in CA, FL and throughout the country.
 
We hear from MYLA RESON on the denial of democracy at the Pacifica Radio Network.
 
Then the great Constitutional attorney JOEL SEGAL presents the idea of a Presidential Executive Order to implement the voting rights acts.  
 
This extremely powerful, detailed, critically important discussion on how to preserve our democracy should not be missed.  
 
 
January 13, 2022  
GETTING GRANULAR ON GRASSROOTS ELECTION PROTECTION WHILE WINNING ARIZONA
 
 
Today’s GREEP zoom #78 features a smack-down focus on the nitty-gritty grassroots realities of getting into our election boards and making sure the Steve Bannon fascists don’t seize control of our democracy and burn it outright.
 
With TATONKA BRICCA, DANNY SHEEHAN, RAY MCCLENDON, LORI PESANTE and many more, we dig deep into exactly what we need to do to stop the election apparatus from being stolen.
 
We hear of great work being done in California, Georgia and elsewhere, with a clear eye toward what our focus must be for the coming year.
 
We also hear from JOHN BRAKEY and RAY LUTZ about the culmination of their amazing work in Arizona.  
 
This week's confirmation by the county of Maricopa and the state of Arizona that the grifter Cyber Ninjas demanding a pro-Trump recount were miles off-based is embodied in a 90+page report burying forever the idea that The Donald might’ve won that election.
 
This powerful, content-laden exploration of what pro-democracy forces face in 2022 sets the stage for how our movement must work if we are to emerge with something other than a Bannonite dictatorship.  JOIN US!!!
January 7, 2022  

NUKES COLLAPSING IN EUROPE WHILE RENEWABLES RISE EVERYWHERE

We’re joined by the great LINDA PENCE GUNTER from Beyond Nuclear to celebrate the rapid demise of atomic power in Germany. 

On December 31, 2021, Germany shut three of its remaining six reactors; the last three will shut December 31, 2022.

This means the world’s fourth-largest economy will be totally nuke free.

Meanwhile serious cracks in at least four French reactors threaten to shut that nation’s electricity supply in the midst of a very cold winter.

Worldwide as the epic failure of atomic power worsens, we see a massive rise in renewables.

From California the great TATONKA BRICCA tells us of the Green movement to completely convert the Golden State to 100% renewables.

But the fossil/nuclear industry is doing all it can to shut the spread of rooftop solar, which employs upwards of 50,000 and is providing cheap, safe, clean reliable energy statewide.

Tatonka also updates us on the critical move to make California a true democracy with protected election boards and transparent redistricting.

Don’t miss this critical discussion of true democracy in both energy and the ballot box. 

January 3, 2022  

CRACKS IN FRENCH NUKES & ATTACKS ON SOLAR POWER

We’re joined by the great LINDA SEELEY of the legendary San Luis Obispo MOTHERS FOR PEACE who fills us in on the latest battles at Diablo Canyon. 

The two California nukes are scheduled to shut in 2024 and 2025, but in a fit of major insanity the Biden Administration is now lobbying to keep them open. 

Linda updates us on the endless and worsening problems facing these two incredibly dangerous nukes.

RON LEONARD then fills us in on all the latest developments in the solar industry and the fossil/nuke attempts to kill it.

Solar taxes and other scams are being thrown at the solar industry by utility companies fearful of losing their monopolies.

Slave labor and other issues have seeped in from China.

But prices continue to drop and the industry seems to be holding its own….for now!

December 23, 2021  

WISCONSIN, VOTING RIGHTS SUMMER, ASSANGE & PELTIER, GREECE, 5G

We cover a huge swath of the election protection universe in today’s GREEP #77 zoom gathering, with more than 90 people joining us.

We start with PETE PECKARSKY and STEVE ROSENFELD reporting on the fascist assault on voting rights in Wisconsin.

With JODIE EVANS and TATONKA BRICCA we deal with the government’s attempt to murder JULIAN ASSANGE and LEONARD PELTIER.

JOEL SEGAL introduces the magnificent concept of a VOTING RIGHTS SUMMER in which millions of young people would convene to save our electoral system from the fascist Trump/Bannon blitzkrieg.

We also hear from JULIE LEVINE about the horrifying dangers of 5G and what we need to stop it.

We hear from Europe about major mass mobilizations against the killing of a young boy in Greece.

And we CELEBRATE the victory of a millennial progressive in Chile.  NO MORE PINOCHET!!!

 

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