Tag Archives: CAPITAL

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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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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Protesters disrupt Murdoch speech in SF

10.14.11 – Rebecca Bowe, SF Bay Guardian “I pledge allegiance to McDonalds!” In the Grand Ballroom of the Palace Hotel in downtown San Francisco on Oct. 14, News Corporation CEO Rupert Murdoch delivered a keynote address to a crowd that … Continue reading

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11 protesters arrested outside Wells Fargo in SF

ABC7 news report:

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How to Party Like a Billionaire Financier With a 15% Tax Rate

A full moon rises over the Hamptons as the crocs come out to play. By Lynn Parramore, August 22, 2011, Re-posted from AlterNet While the world economy trembles and their fellow Americans face blown-up 401Ks, foreclosure threats, and fruitless job … 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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