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Boycott Divest Sanction

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Occupy the War Machine

by Willie Osterweil, published on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 by Shareable.net, re-posted from Common Dreams The differences are slight: one decade, one president, one letter out of four. “Change the q to an n, don’t use the phrase ‘WMD’ or … Continue reading

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An Open Letter from America’s Port Truck Drivers on Occupy the Ports

Re-posted from Coalition for Clean & Safe Ports We are the front-line workers who haul container rigs full of imported and exported goods to and from the docks and warehouses every day. We have been elected by committees of our … Continue reading

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U.S. citizens could be held by military without charge

It’s interesting to note how our rights as U.S. citizens are eroding. The Senate recently passed a bill which would allow a sitting U.S. president to declare the U.S. a “battlefield” and to have American citizens detained by the military indefinitely … 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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Riot cops invade & brutalize OccupySF camp at Justin Herman Plaza

Last night at the Occupy SF camp. See #OccupySF for more details.

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Tell President Obama: Now is the time to stand with the tens of millions of Americans who are struggling to survive economically, not with the millionaires and billionaires who have never had it so good

Bernie Sanders spoke about the inequity and the criticality of the current moment on the floor of the Senate. The following letter to President Obama is posted on his website. Add your signature to Senator Sanders letter Dear Mr. President, … Continue reading

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The True Cost of Chevron: Teach-In & Protest

Teach-In 5/23, Protest at Chevron AGM 5/25! Teach-In on the True Cost of Chevron Monday, May 23 · 7:00pm – 10:00pm David Brower Center, Tamalpais Room 2150 Allston Way Berkeley, CA Join  JINN, Emem Okon from the Niger Delta and … Continue reading

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Ewwwwwwww … Anyone Else Feeling the Need for a Shower?

AOL’s Tricky HuffPo Marriage by Dan Lyons It is no surprise that AOL is buying Huffington Post. Last summer I spent some time with Arianna Huffington and her team as I was preparing a profile for Newsweek and even then … Continue reading

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Post Ethics

KAPLAN TARNISHES WASHINGTON POST LEGACY By Peter S. Goodman The Huffington Post Nearly four decades ago, the Washington Post found itself faced with the sort of agonizing decision that can define a reputation. The New York Times had begun printing … Continue reading

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