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Investigative journalism, interviews and analysis keeping an eye on the U.S. empire. We report on five key areas, 1) Deportation and Detention, 2) Prisons and Prison Labor, 3) War and Weapons-Making, 4) Universities and Non-Profits, and 5) Crisis and Inequality.

Investigative journalism, interviews and analysis keeping an eye on the U.S. empire. We report on five key areas, 1) Deportation and Detention, 2) Prisons and Prison Labor, 3) War and Weapons-Making, 4) Universities and Non-Profits, and 5) Crisis and Inequality.
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Investigative journalism, interviews and analysis keeping an eye on the U.S. empire. We report on five key areas, 1) Deportation and Detention, 2) Prisons and Prison Labor, 3) War and Weapons-Making, 4) Universities and Non-Profits, and 5) Crisis and Inequality.

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Episodes

Weekly Assange Updates, w/ Taylor Hudak

9/13/2019
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Did the New York Times plagiarize Taylor Hudak's article on the candidates and Assange? Something fishy is going on, since Taylor wrote her piece back in June and a substantially similar piece was just published on September 10 by Charlie Savage in the NYT. Check out our extended interview on the Hudak piece here: https://youtu.be/Vmj_NOq-kBI Connect with Taylor: Twitter: @_taylorhudak @action_4assange Taylor's article, Where Do They Stand? 2020 Presidential Candidates on the World's...

Duration:00:19:36

Augusta County DSA, Chris on MMT

9/12/2019
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Modern Monetary theory and Democratic Socialism! With Chris from the Augusta County DSA. Connect w/ the Augusta County DSA: https://www.facebook.com/AugustaDSA/ @AugustaDemSoc Taylor's article, Where Do They Stand? 2020 Presidential Candidates on the World's Most Persecuted Journalist: https://action4assange.com/wheredotheystand2020/ Connect with Charles or The Plebis Project on Twitter: @CharlesClarke81 @PlebisProject And as always, your comments and questions are so important to...

Duration:00:19:52

Censorship! Social Media, Free Speech and Academia, w/ Ken Storey

9/11/2019
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What if one tweet could change your whole life? Learn Ken Storey's story and what it can tell us about how the rightwing operates on social media. Connect w/ Ken: @KLStorey Taylor's article, Where Do They Stand? 2020 Presidential Candidates on the World's Most Persecuted Journalist: https://action4assange.com/wheredotheystand2020/ Connect with Charles or The Plebis Project on Twitter: @CharlesClarke81 @PlebisProject And as always, your comments and questions are so important to...

Duration:01:05:53

Marcus Cage on Indigenous Rights, Reparations and Representation

9/10/2019
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Marcus Cage and Charles discuss indigenous rights, reparations and representation, as well as independent media. Connect with Marcus Cage: @RealMarcusJCage Check out the Marcus's article on Indigenous Rights and Sovereignty that we discussed: https://medium.com/@marcusjcage/proposal-for-indigenous-representation-6fcc1610d5a1 Connect with Charles or The Plebis Project on Twitter: @CharlesClarke81 @PlebisProject And as always, your comments and questions are so important to developing...

Duration:00:53:38

On Anarchism, Michel Luc Bellemare

9/9/2019
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Political Theorist, author and anarchist Dr. Michel Luc Bellemare discusses what a post-capitalist society might look like. We also discuss art. Follow Michel Luc Bellemare on Twitter: @MichelLucBellem Connect with Charles or The Plebis Project on Twitter: @CharlesClarke81 @PlebisProject And as always, your comments and questions are so important to developing the Plebis Project community. We love feedback here and we could not do the show without you. If you like what you see, please...

Duration:00:40:57

Melody and Charles on the Dems, Empire, & Leftism

9/9/2019
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Melody and Charles discuss two chapters from The Democrats: A Critical History, by Lance Selfa. Ch. 6: Defenders of the Empire Ch. 7: Can the Left Take Over the Democratic Party

Duration:01:31:32

The Candidates on Assange, Taylor Hudak

9/7/2019
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Wonder what each of the presidential candidates has said about Julian Assange, the Wikileaks journalist being targeted by the U.S. government? Taylor Hudak has done the work for you. We discuss her recent article outlining and assessing each of the candidates on-the-record statements on the prosecution of Julian Assange. Plus, we discuss the recent developments in the Jeremy Hammond case. The U.S. locked up Hammond for hacking into the private intelligence firm Stratfor's emails, and there...

Duration:00:50:08

Ian Schlakman, Green Party Candidate for President, pt 2

9/4/2019
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Want a candidate for president who is... Anti-Imperialist? Anti-Capitalist? Anti-Racist? Ian Schlakman of the Green Party might be the candidate for you. Connect with Ian: Twitter: @ischlakman Campaign site: https://www.schlakman.com/ Connect with Charles or The Plebis Project on Twitter: @CharlesClarke81 @PlebisProject And as always, your comments and questions are so important to developing the Plebis Project community. We love feedback here and we could not do the show without...

Duration:00:30:21

Ian Schlakman, Green Party Candidate for President, pt 1

9/4/2019
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Want a candidate for president who is... Anti-Imperialist? Anti-Capitalist? Anti-Racist? Ian Schlakman of the Green Party might be the candidate for you. Connect with Ian: Twitter: @ischlakman Campaign site: https://www.schlakman.com/ Connect with Charles or The Plebis Project on Twitter: @CharlesClarke81 @PlebisProject And as always, your comments and questions are so important to developing the Plebis Project community. We love feedback here and we could not do the show without...

Duration:00:24:06

Puma Simone

9/3/2019
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Get to know Puma Simone! Musician, rapper, writer, thinker. We talk about creativity, art, music, revolution and truth. Connect with Puma Simone: @itspumasimone https://www.pumasimone.com/ Connect with Charles or The Plebis Project on Twitter: @CharlesClarke81 @PlebisProject And as always, your comments and questions are so important to developing the Plebis Project community. We love feedback here and we could not do the show without you. If you like what you see, please consider...

Duration:00:43:04

Steve Poikonen, pt 2

8/30/2019
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Global Climate Crisis. Indie Media. Julian Assange. Steve Poikonen from Slow News Day Stops by to discuss all this and more with Charles. Connect with Steve: @SlowNewsDayShow https://www.patreon.com/slownewsday Connect with Charles or The Plebis Project on Twitter: @CharlesClarke81 @PlebisProject And as always, your comments and questions are so important to developing the Plebis Project community. We love feedback here and we could not do the show without you. If you like what you...

Duration:00:39:21

Steve Poikonen, pt 1

8/30/2019
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Global Climate Crisis. Indie Media. Julian Assange. Steve Poikonen from Slow News Day Stops by to discuss all this and more with Charles. Connect with Steve: @SlowNewsDayShow https://www.patreon.com/slownewsday Connect with Charles or The Plebis Project on Twitter: @CharlesClarke81 @PlebisProject And as always, your comments and questions are so important to developing the Plebis Project community. We love feedback here and we could not do the show without you. If you like what you...

Duration:00:40:41

Fernando Mercado

8/29/2019
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Fernando of the E Pluribus Unum YouTube channel and podcast stops by to discuss indie journalism and our current political circumstances. Rapper, entertainer, and lyrical political theorist, Tony Tig, stops by to discuss Fred Hampton, Bernie Sanders, and Dave Chappelle. Oh, and revolution. Connect with Fernando: @EPluribusUnumYT https://epluribusunumyoutube.weebly.com/ Connect with Charles or The Plebis Project on Twitter: @CharlesClarke81 @PlebisProject And as always, your...

Duration:00:43:12

Nial Elkim vs. Charles

8/27/2019
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Indie media, capitalism, and whatever else we felt like talking about. Connect with Nial: @NialElkim https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLAeWtgZqRe1sbkRCl6-oTw Check out the video for "Love Ain't Here": https://youtu.be/1V2pfQekD04?t=66 Connect with Charles or The Plebis Project on Twitter: @CharlesClarke81 @PlebisProject And as always, your comments and questions are so important to developing the Plebis Project community. We love feedback here and we could not do the show without...

Duration:00:56:12

Tony Tig

8/26/2019
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Rapper, entertainer, and lyrical political theorist, Tony Tig, stops by to discuss Fred Hampton, Bernie Sanders, and Dave Chappelle. Oh, and revolution. Connect with Tony Tig: @Mrtonytig https://tonytig.bandcamp.com/ Check out the video for "Love Ain't Here": https://youtu.be/1V2pfQekD04?t=66 Connect with Charles or The Plebis Project on Twitter: @CharlesClarke81 @PlebisProject And as always, your comments and questions are so important to developing the Plebis Project community....

Duration:00:42:13

Tom Gallagher: A Primary Challenger to Nancy Pelosi

8/23/2019
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Tom Gallagher is running to challenge Nancy Pelosi for the congressional seat in California's 12th District. What are the national implications of this race? What are the political stakes? What sets Tom apart from the other candidates? And what issues matter most to him? Join us for a discussion about primaries, war, the Green New Deal, corporate money, and revolutionary politics. Connect with Tom: https://tomgallaghercongress2020.com/ @tomcongress2020 Connect with Charles or The...

Duration:00:44:25

Whistleblowing & Left Strategy

8/22/2019
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Navy whistleblower and activist, Carl Nyberg, joins the show to chat about Chelsea Manning, the legal and journalistic landscape of whistleblowing, and strategies for leftists to gain political power and produce meaningful change. Connect with Charles or The Plebis Project on Twitter: @CharlesClarke81 @PlebisProject And as always, your comments and questions are so important to developing the Plebis Project community. We love feedback here and we could not do the show without you. If you...

Duration:00:58:40

Rebecca Parson, Congressional Candidate, Washington's 6th District

8/21/2019
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Housing rights? Medicare for All? Women's Rights? LGBTQ Rights? A Green New Deal? A Federal Jobs Guarantee? Free Public Education? Keeping money out of politics? Ending our rotten destructive wars? Rebecca Parson, Congressional Candidate for Washington's 6th District, joins Charles to discuss. Connect with Rebecca: @RebeccaforWA https://rebeccaforwa.com/ Connect with Charles or The Plebis Project on Twitter: @CharlesClarke81 @PlebisProject And as always, your comments and...

Duration:00:49:08

Teachers and Students, with Class

8/20/2019
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Why are professors underpaid? And overworked? Why should you care? Why is our higher education system broken, and the students and teachers broke? Who's getting rich off the dysfunction? What can we do about it? Professor Nicholas Rynearson joins Charles to discuss the political economy of the contemporary university. And he'll be back in the future to discuss the continuing relevance of Classical Greek political thought to our contemporary political situation. Connect with Charles or The...

Duration:00:46:06

Bernie or Bust, with Victor Tiffany

8/19/2019
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What is neoliberalism? How can we fight it? Does Bernie represent a genuine revolution? Can progress be made within the Dem Party? Is Warren "progressive"? Join Victor Tiffany, one of the prime movers behind the "Bernie or Bust" movement as he discusses all this and much more with Charles. Connect with Victor and learn more about Bernie or Bust: @BernieOrBust bernieorbust2020.us https://www.facebook.com/groups/672954589505436/ Connect with Charles or The Plebis Project on...

Duration:00:43:27