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Zeitgeist Day (ZDay) 2014 Review with Abby Martin, Ben McLeish

Thanks to Abby at “Breaking the Set!”

About Zday:
“Zeitgeist Day”, or Zday for short, is an annual, global event day which occurs in the middle of March, each year. The goal is to increase public awareness of The Zeitgeist Movement.

The first official “Zday” took place in 2009. These events were well documented by news agencies across the world, including the New York Times in America. An archive list of those events can be found on the zdayglobal.org site.

On the 2010 Zday there were hundreds of sympathetic events occurred in over 70 countries worldwide. These events were well documented by news agencies across the world, including the Huffington Post in America. More press/info can be found at zday2010.org

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Abby Martin Breaks the Set One Last Time

Even on Breaking the Set’s final episode, Abby Martin manages to Break the Mold & galvanize the masses.

We thank you Abby for your great work & know that she has only begun.

I am mad as hell, and I’m not going to take it any more!

Newzaholic

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MLK & Gandhi: The Uncomfortable Truths History Books Won’t Touch

Published on Oct 2, 2014

Abby Martin Breaks the Set on the Last Year of MLK and the Legacy of Mahatma Gandhi.

EPISODE BREAKDOWN: On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin speaks with television host Tavis Smiley, discussing his book ‘Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.s’ Final Year’ which explores aspects of Dr. King’s life that have been whitewashed and back-paged in US history books. Abby then highlights the need to reflect on the message of Mahatma Gandhi to apply non-violence in current world conflicts, and speaks with the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, Arun Gandhi, about how his book ‘Legacy of Love’ which outlines the most important lessons learned from his grandfather’s mission of peace.
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Gaza In Ruins, Israel’s Ban on Dignity, More Illegal Settlements & Decades to Rebuild

EPISODE BREAKDOWN: On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin reports on the announcement by Israel that 1,000 acres of land have been claimed for a new settlement bloc near Bethlehem, discussing the continued expansion of Israeli settlement in Palestinian territories. Abby then speaks with Eran Efrati, a former IDF soldier who recounts his experience being ostracized for attempting to expose crimes he witnessed as a soldier. Abby then outlines a few of the various goods banned from entering Gaza under Israel’s blockade, and how a ban on cement and other construction materials could mean that it will take several decades to rebuild Gaza. BTS wraps up the show with an interview with journalist and author Max Blumenthal, discussing his book ‘Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel’ which explores the true makeup of modern Israeli society and its policies toward the Palestinian territories.

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