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Friday Nite Videos | February 26, 2021

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AOC Explains Why the Green New Deal Is Necessary. Barre | Songhoy Blues. Capitol Rioter Turned in to the FBI by Ex-Girlfriend. Amazon Workers in Alabama Fight for a Union. Three Minutes to Mars: Perseverence Touches Down.

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Barre | Songhoy Blues

Malian blues rock band Songhoy Blues performing "Barre," an original song from their latest album Optimisme, live outside in Bamako, Mali. Barre—meaning "change" in Songhai—calls on the youth to rise up and take action.

Friday Nite Videos | February 19, 2021

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Tucker Carlson Plays Jeopardy With Himself. Max Roach and Abbey Lincoln | Driva Man. The Next Pandemic. The Ugly Truth Behind the Will Ferrell G.M. Super Bowl Commercial. Vaccine Side Effects Are Actually a Good Thing.

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Max Roach and Abbey Lincoln | Driva Man

The opening track of legendary drummer Max Roach's We Insist! Freedom Now Suite. Released in 1960, this album is the result of a collaboration with lyricist Oscar Brown, Jr. and references both the African American civil rights movement and the independence struggles of African countries. 

Tidbits - Feb. 18, 2021 - Reader Comments: No One is Above the Law; Climate Briefing; Fast Food Workers; Affordable Housing; John Sweeney; Black Panther Party; Jazz and Race; Rosa Luxemburg symposium; Working-Class New York Revisited; more...

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Reader Comments: No One is Above the Law; Climate Briefing; Fast Food Workers; Affordable Housing - New York's Coops; John Sweeney; Black Panther Party; Jazz and Race; International symposium - Rosa Luxemburg; Working-Class New York Revisited; more.

Friday Nite Videos | February 12, 2021

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Jordan Klepper Asks Trump Supporters: Impeachment V1 or V2? I Love America | Spoken Word. The Fight for a $15 Minimum Wage. Judas and the Black Messiah. New Video of Roger Stone with Proud Boys Leaders.

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I Love America | Alfred Howard | Playing For Change

Written and performed by lyricist Alfred Howard. Inspired by an encounter Alfred had with an audience member after he read a piece called "Definition of Patriotism" at an anti-war protest, this poem explores the many things that unite us as a human race.

Friday Nite Videos | February 5, 2021

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The Sedition That Nobody's Talking About. "Have You Been To Jail For Justice" | Anne Feeney. Mothers Deported Without Their Children Seek to Be Reunited. Racially Charged: America's Misdemeanor Problem. Marjorie Taylor Greene Gets Punished.

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"Have You Been To Jail For Justice" | Anne Feeney

"Have You Been To Jail For Justice" performed by self-described "performer, producer, hell-raiser" Anne Feeney at the Seattle WTO Protests in 1999. Feeney died from Covid-19 this week at age 69.

Tidbits - Feb. 4, 2021 - Reader Comments: Biden and the Left; Trumpism as Fascism; Andrew Yang; Palestine Denied Vaccine; China; Myanmar; Jim Campbell, Presente; Lila Downs New Song; Reinventing Solidarity Podcasts; Radical Futures of Black History

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Reader Comments: Biden and the Left; Trumpism as Fascism; Andrew Yang; Palestine Denied Vaccine; China; Myanmar; Jim Campbell, Presente; Lila Downs New Song to Essential Workers; Reinventing Solidarity Podcasts; Radical Futures of Black History; more
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