Glenn Beck: Piven Video



Cloward and Piven - 'It is ok to use violence as long as it is a BIG part of your strategy'

GLENN: All right. Frances Fox Piven, she is she's a looker, she's a thinker. Why do you what?

PAT: What? I don't know what the looker part had to do with it.

GLENN: You were laughing. She is.

PAT: No, you're right. She does look like something.

GLENN: You got Fox in your name.

PAT: You must be.

GLENN: You must be a looker. The video of Frances Fox Piven at TheBlaze.com and she's having this is an intellectual discussion about violence. Now remember, this is the Cloward and Piven person: Collapse the system into a new system. And so she's kind of, I believe, the architect of, "Hey, let's spend ourselves into oblivion and get as many people on welfare and everything else as we can because the system won't be able to handle it." But she goes on here to talk a little bit about the use of violence.

PIVEN: I have, uh, uh, considerable respect for, uh, nonviolence.

GLENN: Okay, stop. Is that the most calculated answer you've ever heard just there?

PAT: I have a, I'm going to call it, uh

GLENN: How could I put this so...

PAT: Considerable, uh, not revulsion. What's the word I'm looking for? Uh, respect.

GLENN: Respect for nonviolence.

PAT: For nonviolence.

GLENN: Well, that's big of you.

PAT: Good. Wow.

STU: Well, she doesn't entirely detest nonviolence and that's fantastic.

PAT: She's not repulsed by it. So that's a good start.

GLENN: Come on, back to the Fox.

PIVEN: Treat it as inevitably necessary rule. The reason I have respect for

PAT: But she doesn't view it as an inevitably necessary tool, okay?

GLENN: Rule. Nonviolence.

PAT: But nonviolence is not necessary.

GLENN: Not necessary.

PAT: Okay?

GLENN: Got it.

PIVEN: Nonviolence is that I think that it helps protect the protestors. So look, it's partly a problem of on the strategy and propaganda. You know, it's a violent country. It's a violent government. It's killing people. And they're going to call us violent if we break a window. But they will do that. So probably unless you have good reason for breaking the window, probably you shouldn't do that. Unless it's, you know, a big part of your strategy.

GLENN: Stop, stop, stop. So you've got to

PAT: That makes sense.

GLENN: Unless it's a big part of your strategy.

STU: You don't want to do it willy nulle, a little bit here and there.

PAT: You probably don't want to crack anybody's skull, unless it's part of a bigger skull cracking thing.

STU: Right. The skull cracking is the main part of your philosophy.

PAT: Yeah.

GLENN: These are the kind of people that Andy Stern adores, that there are people in the White House. They adore this person. They listen to this person. They think that she is a great thinker. Do you see? Do you see I'm not going what? Please listen to this program with your heart. Not just your ears but your heart. There are many things that I believe that I shall never say but I shall never say the things that I do not believe. I will also not say those things that will reveal our strategy. I think anybody with half a brain knows the strategy. And the strategy is peace, love, harmony. Peace, man, peace. It is an actual fact that it works. Why? Because it's one of nature's principles, from nature's God. They use it more as a tactic. That's okay. Those who are using it as a tactic will lose. Those who are using it because it's true and it will reveal all those things that are untrue will win. But for anybody who works at George Soros' office, I'm sure that's you guys and definitely not us.

GLENN: She goes on to talk about, you know, got to do what you've got to do. Do you now? You know, Nancy Pelosi has heard this kind of talk before, and it scares her. I don't know if she should go to TheBlaze.com and see us.

STU: I love her argument on why she is okay with nonviolence, which is it protects the protestors. It's a good rhetorical piece to say to people, look, we were just being peaceful. It's not that she thinks that it's right to be peaceful. She just thinks that it's a good arguing point.

GLENN: There are those, there are look. If someone is coming at you, you have a right to protect yourself. But that's not use violence as a tactic. That is protecting yourself. And you have a right to self defense. But not to violence. Not to start something. That's not what you do.

PAT: Unless it's part of your overall strategy.

GLENN: Well, in the big part of the overall strategy.

PAT: Yeah. I mean, that goes without saying.

GLENN: Yeah.

PAT: And it's perfectly acceptable, you know.

GLENN: I want to be very

STU: Yeah, uh huh, right.

GLENN: I have...

STU: Uh huh.

GLENN: I have some respect for those

PAT: Yeah?

STU: Some respect?

PAT: Who what?

GLENN: Don't want to

STU: Right.

PAT: Crack skulls?

GLENN: Crack skulls.

STU: That's a strong endorsement.

GLENN: Well hey, hey, hey, there's some I think it's a propaganda thing.

PAT: Yeah.

STU: Right.

GLENN: Primarily.

PAT: Mmm hmmm. But you think that

GLENN: If you want to crack skulls, as long as that's your primary.

PAT: Yeah.

GLENN: I'm glad to see that Frances Fox Piven agrees with the overall strategy of groups like the KKK.

PAT: Well, that's a big strategy, though. Really huge.

GLENN: Overall, you know, the big part.

[NOTE: Transcript may have been edited to enhance readability - audio archive includes full segment as it was originally aired]

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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On last week's Wednesday night special, Glenn Beck revealed where the Black Lives Matter organization really gets its funding, and the dark money trail leading to a cast of familiar characters. Shortly after the program aired, one of BLM's fiscal sponsors, Thousand Currents, took down its board of directors page, which featured one of these shady characters:

Ex-Marxist professor and author of "Beyond Woke," Michael Rectenwald, joined Glenn Beck on the TV show to fill us in on the suspicious change he discovered on the Thousand Currents webpage and the Communist terrorists who is now helping run the organization. (Fortunately, the internet is forever, so it is still possible to view the board of directors page by looking at a web archive from the WayBack Machine.)

Rectenwald revealed the shocking life history of Thousand Currents' vice chair of the board, Susan Rosenberg, who spent 16 years in federal prison for her part in a series of increasingly violent acts of terrorism, including bombing the U.S. Capitol building, bombing an FBI building, and targeting police for assassination.

"Their whole campaign was one of unbelievably vicious, murderous cop killings, assassinations, and bombings," explained Rectenwald of Rosenberg's terror group known as the May 19th Communist Organization or M19.

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