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Friday Nite Videos | October 30, 2020

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AOC/Sunrise Movement | 'Let This Moment Radicalize You'. Jack Black | "Time Warp". Yes We Care. The Love | Black Eyed Peas and Jennifer Hudson. "This Joy" | The Resistance Revival Chorus.

Friday Nite Videos | July 3, 2020

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The CIA Is Hiring | Trevor Noah. The Dangerous Ones | #VoteForOurLives. Native Americans Protest Trump Trip to Mount Rushmore. “Make AMERICA Again” | Langston Hughes Poem Let America Be America Again. Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel: Commentary

“Make AMERICA Again” | Langston Hughes Poem Let America Be America Again

This Op-Ed celebrates Langston Hughes’ iconic poem, "Let America Be America Again,” by situating it in the context of current political traumas: the Trump administration’s assault on American values of equality, pluralism, and human dignity. Featuring found media footage and excerpts from public poetry readings by activists Nikki Giovanni and Michael Moore, this Op-Ed is a rallying cry for all Americans to join the Resistance.

We Are Not the Resistance

Michelle Alexander The New York Times
Every leap forward for American democracy — from slavery’s abolition to women’s suffrage to minimum-wage laws to the Civil Rights Acts to gay marriage — has been traceable to the revolutionary river, not the resistance.

Friday Nite Videos | Dec 22, 2017

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Robert Reich: The Resistance Report. Occupy USA | Democracy Is Coming. The Public | Movie. The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers. Graven Image.

Thank Disability Rights and the Resistance

Jake Johnson Common Dreams
"Folks praising Murkowski, Collins, and McCain: I think you misspelled Hirono, ADAPT, and every activist resisting the Republican agenda."
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