Angela is working this week, so Howie talks about the attacks on US democracy and takes viewer questions on topics ranging from organizing locally to the filibuster to election observers.

00:00: Intro: Attacks on democracy (Howie)

10:00: New York municipal elections

11:30: International monitors of US elections

12:45: Direct democracy

16:20: 2024

17:15: Building at the local level

21:45: Shutting down pipelines

24:55: CA Recall

26:30: PRO Act

28:05: Trump’s claims of his reinstatement in August

28:52: GOP turning into the Trump Party

35:30: Obama and Biden

37:55: Running against established Democrats locally

40:50: Term limits

42:35: Biden a progressive president?

50:15: Local advocacy

53:00: Liz Cheney

55:20: Bill Gates buying farm land and agriculture policy

58:00: Outro

Streamed on 6/5/2021

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Green Socialist Notes is a weekly livestream/podcast hosted by 2020 Green Party/Socialist Party presidential and vice presidential nominees, Howie Hawkins and Angela Walker. Started as a weekly campaign livestream in the spring of 2020, the streams have continued post elections and are now under the umbrella of the Green Socialist Organizing Project, which grew out of the 2020 presidential campaign. Green Socialist Notes seeks to provide both an independent Green Socialist perspective, as well as link listeners up with opportunities to get involved in building a real people-powered movement in their communities.

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Outro: #PowerLoveFreedom