Occupy Oakland: Kids only have "early death or a life of misery"

The Occupy Wall Street protests are spreading (editor's note: Who could EVER have predicted that could happen) - and the latest from Oakland shows the negativity and doomsday views that exist in the protester's culture. Of course, the media won't show that - they'd rather just label Glenn as a fearmonger and call it a day.

PROTESTER: The system ain't broken. The system is working the way it's worked, the way it's supposed to work, the way he the's been working ever since it was founded on slavery and genocide and all the rest of it. I wanted to read something. I want to read something from the book Basics from the Talks and Writings of Bob Avakian and it speaks to the young people, the youth whose life is stolen, whose future is stolen, who are condemned to an early death or a life of misery and brutality. I'm talking about the youth whose options in life are ‑‑ have three options: Poverty, prison, or the military.

This is a quote: It is not uncommon to hear these days from government officials and others that only 1% of the population is in the U.S. military, but this 1% is fighting for the freedom of the other 99%. The truth, however, is this: That 1% in the military is in reality fighting for the other 1%: The big capitalists imperialists who run this country, who control the economy, the political system, the military, the media and the other key institutions and who dominate large parts of the world.

"Do you notice education's not in there. Was education in there, university system? Education's not in there again. You know why? Because education, our universities is the hideout for all the revolutionaries. It's the safe house," Glenn said.

"You know, where did the terrorists go from the Weather Underground? Universities."

Glenn also placed the blame for the pessimism of the protesters and the youth on the President and politicians in Washington. He said that they came in with big promises they couldn't deliver on, and most of their policies have only made things much worse than they were in the first place. Now, all thats left are people who are so fed up that they are in the streets calling for revolution.

Glenn said that the youth, many of whom, remember being kids during 9/11, have been raised among a culture that has painted America as the bad guy and the opressor. They have not been taught the Constitution or history, but only that war was bad, and Bush was bad, and Israel was bad.

Glenn warned that people need to wake up and get active because the youth today were not motivated right now to fix the country, but rather have been indoctrinated with the belief that a new system is needed to fix the country.

The current riots and movement to erase America's history are exactly in line with the New York Times' "1619 Project," which argues that America was rotten at its beginning, and that slavery and systemic racism are the roots of everything from capitalism to our lack of universal health care.

On this week's Wednesday night special, Glenn Beck exposed the true intent of the "1619 Project" and its creator, who justifies remaking America into a Marxist society. This clever lie is disguised as history, and it has already infiltrated our schools.

"The '1619 Project' desperately wants to pass itself off as legitimate history, but it totally kneecaps itself by ignoring so much of the American story. There's no mention of any black Americans who succeeded in spite of slavery, due to the free market capitalist system. In the 1619 Project's effort to take down America, black success stories are not allowed. Because they don't fit with the narrative. The role of white Americans in abolishing slavery doesn't fit the narrative either," Glenn said.

"The agenda is not ultimately about history," he added. "It's just yet another vehicle in the fleet now driven by elites in America toward socialism."

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Acclaimed environmentalist and author of "Apocalypse Never" Michael Shellenberger joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to warn us about the true goals and effects of climate alarmism: It's become a "secular religion" that lowers standards of living in developed countries, holds developing countries back, and has environmental progress "exactly wrong."

Michael is a Time "Hero of the Environment," Green Book Award winner, and the founder and president of Environmental Progress. He has been called a "environmental guru," "climate guru," "North America's leading public intellectual on clean energy," and "high priest" of the environmental humanist movement for his writings and TED talks, which have been viewed more than 5 million times. But when Michael penned a stunning article in Forbes saying, "On Behalf of Environmentalists, I Apologize for the Climate Scare", the article was pulled just a few hours later. (Read more here.)

On the show, Micheal talked about how environmental alarmism has overtaken scientific fact, leading to a number of unfortunate consequences. He said one of the problems is that rich nations are blocking poor nations from being able to industrialize. Instead, they are seeking to make poverty sustainable, rather than to make poverty history.

"As a cultural anthropologist, I've been traveling to poorer countries and interviewing small farmers for over 30 years. And, obviously there are a lot of causes why countries are poor, but there's no reason we should be helping them to stay poor," Michael said. "A few years ago, there was a movement to make poverty history ... [but] it got taken over by the climate alarmist movement, which has been focused on depriving poor countries, not just of fossil fuels they need to develop, but also the large hydroelectric dams."

He offered the example of the Congo, one of the poorest countries in the world. The Congo has been denied the resources needed to build large hydroelectric dams, which are absolutely essential to pull people out of poverty. And one of the main groups preventing poor countries from the gaining financing they need to to build dams is based in Berkeley, California — a city that gets its electricity from hydroelectric dams.

"It's just unconscionable ... there are major groups, including the Sierra Club, that support efforts to deprive poor countries of energy. And, honestly, they've taken over the World Bank [which] used to fund the basics of development: roads, electricity, sewage systems, flood control, dams," Micheal said.

"Environmentalism, apocalyptic environmentalism in particular, has become the dominant religion of supposedly secular people in the West. So, you know, it's people at the United Nations. It's people that are in very powerful positions who are trying to impose 'nature's order' on societies," he continued. "And, of course, the problem is that nobody can figure out what nature is, and what it's not. That's not a particular good basis for organizing your economy."

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Dr. Voddie Baucham, Dean of Theology at African Christian University in Lusaka, Zambia, joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to explain why he agrees with Vice President Mike Pence's refusal to say the phrase "Black Lives Matter."

Baucham, who recently drew national attention when his sermon titled "Ethnic Gnosticism" resurfaced online, said the phrase has been trademarked by a dangerous, violent, Marxist movement that doesn't care about black lives except to use them as political pawns.

"We have to separate this movement from the issues," Baucham warned. "I know that [Black Lives Matter] is a phrase that is part of an organization. It is a trademark phrase. And it's a phrase designed to use black people.

"That phrase dehumanizes black people, because it makes them pawns in a game that has nothing whatsoever to do with black people and their dignity. And has everything to do with a divisive agenda that is bigger than black people. That's why I'm not going to use that phrase, because I love black people. I love being black."

Baucham warned that Black Lives Matter -- a radical Marxist movement -- is using black people and communities to push a dangerous and divisive narrative. He encouraged Americans to educate themselves on the organization's agenda and belief statement.

"This movement is dangerous. This movement is vicious. And this movement uses black people," he emphasized. "And so if I'm really concerned about issues in the black community -- and I am -- then I have to refuse, and I have to repudiate that organization. Because they stand against that for which I am advocating."

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