Category Archives: ECONOMY

The Decline of Labour Unions in the US and Its Devastating Effect on The Economy

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ROLL OVER..

With the uncertainty of the future of the US Dollar – I’ve been considering the absolute withdrawl of any type of future financial “security” strategies.  For those of you who do not have a 401K, IRA, IRA Roth, etc – … Continue reading

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Frame Capitalism not the Earth

We in the west think that Darfur was torn apart due to ethnic conflict, while according to David Morse it was a resource war. He writes in an insightful article on Alternet, “The most sophisticated technologies deployed are, on the … Continue reading

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We are all Occupiers | Arundhati Roy

People the world over salute the Occupy movement for standing up to injustice and fighting for equality at the heart of empire Arundhati Roy · 17/11/2011 ·Text re-posted from guardian.co.uk Tuesday morning, the police cleared Zuccotti Park, but today the … Continue reading

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Massive police action cracks down on Occupy Oakland

Police Raid Occupy Oakland Camp, By MALIA WOLLAN; Re-posted from The New York Times, November 14, 2011 OAKLAND, Calif. — Hundreds of police officers in riot gear raided the Occupy Oakland encampment downtown on Monday morning, making arrests and flattening … Continue reading

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Rags to Riches: Who Should Really Care?

Not the 99 percent. We’ve let the cheerleaders for the richest among us get away with myths about mobility for much, much too long. By Sam Pizzigati Too Much Mobility, apologists for America’s grand fortunes love to argue, trumps inequality. … Continue reading

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#OWS: The brand leaders cannot afford to ignore

By Paul Mason, Nov 2, 2011, Re-posted from BBC News Cannes, France: I can sense very clearly here at Cannes that this is the moment “the masses” start shaping the policy response to the global financial crisis. Why? Because everybody … 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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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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