Category Archives: CAPITAL

Bartleby’s Occupation of Wall Street

By Hannah Gersen posted on October 11, 2011 Re-posted from The Millions 1. After a couple days of hemming and hawing, I decided to join the protesters of Occupy Wall Street. I was hesitant to go because until very recently, … Continue reading

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Keep Wall Street Occupied

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Occupy first. Demands come later

by Slavoj Žižek · 26/10/2011 · guardian.co.uk The problem is not corruption or greed, the problem is the system that pushes you to be corrupt. The reason protesters went out is that they had enough of the world where recycling … Continue reading

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Reminder from W.A.G.E. (Working Artists and the Greater Economy)

  REMINDER: Claire Fontaine, 2009, removed during Art Basel Miami for being “too political” Re-posted from W.A.G.E. FB page

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Robert Reich at OccupySF, Police walk out on their own meeting after OSF arrives, OSF at Harvey Milk Plaza

Read the article by Andrew Dalton on SFist “Make so much of a ruckus – nonviolently – that Washington can’t help but pay attention.”  Robert Reich to Occupy SF Robert Reich gives a speech to Occupy SF protesters at Justin … Continue reading

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HomoEconomics

“Predatory Lending? It wasn’t me!” Upload and quote from Global Justice Ecology Project: “When an angry crowd forecloses on Wall Street (or, in this case, Wells Fargo), they need some entertainment to keep them going. A queer crew of San … Continue reading

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The Corporate State Wins Again

The Corporate State Wins Again, by Chris Hedges, Published on Monday, April 25, 2011 by TruthDig.com When did our democracy die? When did it irrevocably transform itself into a lifeless farce and absurd political theater? When did the press, labor, … Continue reading

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Capitalism’s Dismal Future

Capitalism’s Dismal Future, by Paul Mattick, The Chronicle Review, March 13, 2011           A homeless man named Roger panhandles in New York City, Spencer Platt, Getty Images Apart from the patently nonreality-based dissent of its Republican … Continue reading

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At Least We Still Can Go Broke

I got a letter today from Alan Grayson. I don’t think he’ll mind me publishing it here since he is running for Congress. But – I think CIO readers will find this fascinating. Dear Cheryl: Unless you’ve been living in … Continue reading

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6 Billion Ways – Accumulation by African Dispossession

6 Billion Ways – Accumulation by African Dispossession, By @Nishmadoshi, March 6, 2011, Political Dynamite This is the second in a series of reports by Political Dynamite writers from the 6 Billion Ways Conference on 5-6 March. The speakers in … Continue reading

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