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11 protesters arrested outside Wells Fargo in SF

ABC7 news report:

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Naomi Klein calls out captialism at Foreclose Wall Street West in San Francisco

Foreclose Wall Street West foreclosed on Wells Fargo Bank yesterday in a march at 7 am in San Francisco’s financial district. Naomi Klein was there to speak to the crowd. And she got to the root of the problem: capitalism.

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The Deficit is Not Default of Obama

EXCLUSIVE: The Deficit Is Not Default of Obama, by: Greg Palast, Truthout | News Analysis, Thursday 21 July 2011 Let’s talk about how we ended up in this pickle, bucking up against the “debt ceiling.” From 2001 to 2008, a … Continue reading

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Petition against Gang of 6 debt ceiling bill which cuts Social Security and threatens Medicare and Medicaid: from Dennis Kucinich

The Raw Deal? by Congressman Dennis Kucinich, Wednesday, 20 July 2011 “A Big Deal.” That’s what the White House has been fighting for the past few weeks in negotiations over raising the debt ceiling. It was a search for a … Continue reading

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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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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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