About Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers

Kevin Zeese JD and Margaret Flowers MD co-direct It’s Our Economy and are organizers of the Occupation of Washington, DC. They co-host Clearing the FOG on We Act Radio 1480 AM Washington, DC and on Economic Democracy Media.

US Empire Reaches Breaking Point

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Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers: Is the US Empire spread so thin at a time of a struggling economy that this is a moment where people can come together and build a movement to end Empire?

Crowdsourcing Our Way Out of the Crisis of Democracy

Democracy Rebellion

Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers: Across the nation people are engaged in democracy rebellions as many re-examine the nation’s roots, especially with the 4th of July weekend just passing.

Ending Empire and the War Culture That Supports It

Ending Empire

Kevin Zeeze and Margaret Flowers: The growing movement for social, economic and environmental justice in the United States has done much to focus attention on the wealth divide and corrupt economy controlled by Wall Street.

Fight For Environmental Justice Broadens

Militant Environmental Justice

Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers: With extreme energy extraction and climate change bearing down on the world, environmental justice advocates are taking bold actions to stop extreme energy extraction and create new solutions to save the planet. These ‘fresh greens’ often work locally, but also connect through national and international actions.

What Next In The Campaign To Save The Internet?

Campaign To Save The Internet

Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers: The campaign has pushed the door open, now we all have to go through it and raise our voices louder than Comcast’s lobbyists to save the people’s internet.

Save the Internet!

Save the Internet

Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers: To ensure the Internet is open to all on an equal basis we must act now to prevent mega-corporations from destroying Internet Freedom

Time for the American Awakening

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Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers: Two weeks ago in reaction to the McCutcheon decision we touched on an issue that will become central to our movement: Has the democratic legitimacy of the US government been lost?

McCutcheon: Rallying Cry for Ending Rule of Money

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Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers: It is up to us to use McCutcheon to energize the movement against money-corruption of the government and economy. Throughout history, bad court decisions have helped energize movements; people power can make that happen again. Already there is a growing movement against the American plutocracy.

The Debate: Independence or Partisanship

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Kevin Zeese & Margaret Flowers: With Senator Bernie Sanders considering a presidential run and asking people to share their thoughts on whether he should run as an independent or a Democrat, the debate over partisanship is going to grow.

Creative Resistance Art Activism

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Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers: Art has added energy to advocacy — and it reaches people at deeper emotional levels, conveying what cannot be said with mere facts.

Defining What We Stand For

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Economic Democracy. In addition to knowing what we oppose, we are building the world we want to see.

People Powered Media Mobilizes Masses While Mass Media Remains Silent

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People Powered Media — Greater numbers of people will build up immunity to the destructive misinformation of corporate media.

Is Syrian “Peace” Conference Laying the Foundation for War?

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Syrian Peace Conference — The Geneva II conference which claims to be seeking to end the war in Syria seems designed to fail.

America’s Biggest Crises Are Rooted in the Fact That the Economy Is Rigged for the Wealthiest

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Rigged Economy — We must create a broad national consensus that recognizes the unacceptable injustice of the rigged economy .

Is People Pressure Making Fast Tracking the TPP Politically Toxic?

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Stopping TPP Fast Track — The social movement against corporate trade is coming across loud and clear.

6 Essential Steps to Building a Movement

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People-Powered Movement — The target of our protests is not the government or a corporation, the target is the people: to mobilize them. 

Major Social Transformation Is a Lot Closer Than You May Realize

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Social Transformation in 2014 is poised to begin an exciting era of broadening the growing consensus for social and economic justice.

The Fight For More Worker Rghts & Wages Gaining Critical Mass

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Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers: The struggle for wages that do not leave families impoverished is one that affects us all and highlights the unfair economy created by a class war waged by the wealthy for decades.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership: We Won’t Be Fooled by Rigged Corporate Trade Agreements

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Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers: It is time to end the era of rigged corporate trade and begin fair trade that respects all people and the planet; and that is developed in an open and transparent manner.

Concentrated, Privatized Wealth or Shared Prosperity and Economic Democracy

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Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers: Do we we want an economy that privatizes government services and public resources and continues to concentrate wealth; or whether we want to develop an economic democracy that invests in the public interest and creates shared prosperity.

New Economic System Needed and Growing: Learn How to Build It in Your Community

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Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese: People are realizing that they cannot make it in the current Wall Street dominated corporate capitalist economy. It is not designed for most people to make it. Rather it is designed for a small percentage to profit while everyone else is exploited and economically insecure.

An Economy Of, By and For the People

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Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers: The reaction to Ben Bernanke suggestion that it may be time to wind down the easy money policies which have been injecting $85 billion into the hands of Wall Street each month show that the ‘recovery’ has been a fraud.

What’s Your Breaking Point to Take Action?

WALMART SOCIAL MOBILITY

Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers: More and more people are becoming active. What holds others back? Perhaps their breaking point has not been reached or they do not have the time or resources to understand what is going on.

Is Radical Remaking of Economy Taking Root?

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Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers: The fact that people are waking up and taking action gives us hope based not in the rhetoric of phony politicians but in the actions of the people. That is where the real power resides, if we exercise it.

Goal Reached: Time to Restart the Economy

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Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers: Now there is no need to cut essential services with extreme austerity; instead there is an opportunity to invest in a new, sustainable economy based on clean energy and to correct so much of the misdirection of the nation.

Fearlessness Grows From the Grass Roots

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Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers: From Chicago to Detroit, from San Jose to Portland, from Oakland to Newark, people are standing up and saying “NO” to austerity.

Turning Mirage Recovery into Real Recovery

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ecently, news reporters have been sounding almost giddy, saying that unemployment is dropping, housing prices are rising and the stock market is growing to new highs. But, these reports do not ring true with what people see around them. When you look beyond the sunny headlines, the sad reality is mirage recovery. The economy is limping [...]

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