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Acronym TV [50] - Trump Jumps the Shark, Paris Climate Summit Ends With Protests

Acronym TV [50] - Trump Jumps the Shark, Paris Climate Summit Ends With Protests
Fri, 12/11/2015 - by Dennis Trainor Jr.
This article originally appeared on Acronym TV

This week on Acronym TV, Donald Trump is trying to get kicked off the curb by the Republican Party – and his high poll numbers that continue to climb are a sobering commentary on xenophobia, alive and well in America.

Meanwhile in Paris, activists prepare for massive 12.12.12. protests (Dec. 12 at 12pm) as the 21st United Nations climate summit ends – in the words of Chris Hedges, “with lofty rhetoric and ineffectual cosmetic reforms.”

Chapters (00:33) Tom Brokaw Destroys Trump, and Still Misses the Entire Picture

(11:35) Indigenous Rights Trampled in Paris An Interview with Tom Goldtooth of the Indigenous Environmental network. An all-Indigenous flotilla of kayaks took to the waters of Paris earlier this week, using the event as a platform to reject false climate solutions, and to deliver three key documents designed as a means to address climate change.

(21:32) The War on Terror is a War On Climate Justice An interview with Shawna Foster. Shawna is an organizer with Iraq Veterans Against the War in Paris as a delegate with the It Takes Roots Coalition.

 

 

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