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Act Out! [163] - How Corporate Media Protects Racists, Regulating Regulators & Fighting for Freedom After Slavery

Act Out! [163] - How Corporate Media Protects Racists, Regulating Regulators & Fighting for Freedom After Slavery
Wed, 5/30/2018 - by Eleanor Goldfield

This week on Act Out! When a regulatory institution doesn't regulate – but rather rubber stamps dirty energy projects for fossil fuel companies destroying our land, air and water — what tactics should you consider? Next up, how corporate media is protecting racists and normalizing oppression – and finally Freedom Day – or Juneteenth is around the corner. Eugene Puryear joins us once more – this time to talk about commemoration and the ongoing fight for black liberation in this country.

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