Category Archives: ECONOMY

1967 Summer of Love –> 2017 Summer of Rage & Resistance

ATA (Artists’ Television Access) 992 Valencia Street, San Francisco CA July 20 – August, 2017

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TAX THE RICH!

TAX THE RICH, Megan Wilson, public mural, Clarion Alley Mural Project, San Francisco, CA, 2013 Megan Wilson’s new mural on Clarion Alley: TAX THE RICH Clarion Alley Mural Project Clarion Alley, San Francisco, CA 2013 Wilson painted the mural on … Continue reading

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Chevron’s Worst Year Ever, Episode 5: Nigeria

By Rebecca Tarbotton, Rainforest Action Network, Executive Director / reposted from SFGate / originally posted May 28, 2012 This has been one of the worst years ever for Chevron. From it’s ongoing massive legal losses in Ecuador, to offshore disasters … Continue reading

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Capitalism: A Ghost Story

by Arundhati Roy Re-posted from Outlook India Rockefeller to Mandela, Vedanta to Anna Hazare…. How long can the cardinals of corporate gospel buy up our protests? Is it a house or a home? A temple to the new India, or … Continue reading

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What Kind of Country …

This American Life March 2, 2012  All across the country right now, local and state governments are finding they can’t pay their bills. Schools are losing teachers, street lights are going dark, garbage is piling up in public parks, and … Continue reading

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Dilemmas: Smaller Bonuses for the Rich 1% and Motel Room Homes for Those The Rich Have Screwed

COMPANION PIECE: How The Rich Are Living with Smaller Bonuses & How Those They’ve Screwed Over Are Barely Managing To Survive: Wall Street Bonus Withdrawal (1% Bonus Withdrawal) By Max Abelson Bloomberg   Florida Homeless Students Increase (Barely Surviving) By Christine Armario Huffington … Continue reading

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LISTEN!!! Richard Wolff on Capitalism Part 1 of 2

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LISTEN!!! Richard Wolff on Capitalism Part 2 of 2

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Working Poor: Almost Half Of U.S. Households Live One Crisis From The Bread Line

Don’t be fooled by the latest numbers released by the Labor Department reporting that unemployment has dropped to 8.3% due to a hiring surge … or the idea that the country’s problem is just a “crisis of confidence.” This is … Continue reading

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Economic Hit Man Speaking Freely: John Perkins (2 of 4)

This is one of the best analyses of corporatocracy I’ve heard – I highly recommend!   For many years John Perkins was an “economic hit man” in the world of international finance; a function he performed by persuading Third World … Continue reading

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