ACTIVISM AND ADVOCACY: “Jordan Flaherty: Say No to the Savior Complex” / The Laura Flanders Show ☮

“In the real world, people don’t need heroes, they need systemic solutions to racism, patriarchy, colonialism, and capitalism.”

Journalist and author of “No More Heroes: Grassroots Challenges to the Savior Mentality” Jordan Flaherty talks about savior complexes and why they get in the way of real change.

ACTIVISM AND ADVOCACY: “The DNC Protests You Didn’t See on TV: Sanders Delegates Chant and Walk Out on Clinton Speech” / Democracy Now! / Amy Goodman ☮

Protests continued on the floor of the convention, as chants of “No more war” could be heard throughout the evening. Some delegates walked off the floor of the DNC in protest. Democracy Now! was on the floor when protests began as retired four-star Marine General John Allen took the stage.

ACTIVISM AND ADVOCACY: “USA vs No More War at DNC” / The Laura Flanders Show ☮

Laura Flanders caught reaction from the California delegation to the speech of secretary Clinton and before her, to Retired Marine Gen John Allen, former Commander of international security forces in Afghanistan. Hear marine vet from Stockton, Progressive Democrat activist Norman Solomon and others and watch anti-war voter Rep. Barbara Lee. Much more from DNC at LauraFlanders Show.

THE POWER ELITE: “FBI: Hillary Broke the Law but There will be No Indictment” / Secular Talk / Kyle Kulinski ☮

The F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, on Tuesday recommended no criminal charges against Hillary Clinton for her handling of classified information while she was secretary of state, lifting an enormous legal cloud from her presidential campaign less than two hours before she boarded Air Force One for her first joint campaign appearance with President Obama.

WHISTLEBLOWER INJUSTICE: “American Hero, Chelsea Manning Hospitalized in Possible Suicide Attempt” / Secular Talk / Kyle Kulinski ☮

Chelsea Manning, the military whistleblower serving a 35 year sentence, has been rushed to hospital after reportedly trying to take her own life.