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Dear Corporate Power: “Bring it On!”

Exclusive interview with Dr. Jill Stein at Seattle Town Hall where she spoke at Kshama Sawant’s re-election kick off rally. Hear what she has to say about the new Battle in Seattle, her fight against corporate power and what we can and must do to actualize the country we want and deserve.

Watch our exclusive interview with Kshama Sawant at this link!

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YouTube Launches ‘Town Hall’


Time to trade in your soap box for a viral video. The Raw Story reports:

YouTube on Wednesday launched a “Town Hall” website at which US congressional leaders address issues in brief videos and viewers get to show which positions they support.

Republicans monopolized top slots in a “leaderboard” at the online forum for debating topics from energy and debt to health care and Afghanistan.

However, rankings were shifting quickly at the freshly launched website designed to let top US politicians indirectly debate important issues and then have viewers vote for preferred positions.

While the people in the videos are identified, their party affiliations are not revealed until after a viewer has chosen a side.

“How would you vote if you focused purely on the ideas needed to make our country and our world a better place, rather than on the parties putting them forward?” Will Houghteling of YouTube News and Politics asked in a blog post.

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