Category Archives: protests

HOW SOON IS IT COMING?

Our Invisible Revolution By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ October 28, 2013 Shuttershock “Did you ever ask yourself how it happens that government and capitalism continue to exist in spite of all the evil and trouble they are causing in the world?” … Continue reading

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Where Have All the Protesters Gone?

What Happened to the Anti-War Movement? By David Sirota/ Nation of Change/ September 6, 2013 A mere 72 hours after President Obama delivered an encomium honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, he announced his intention to pound yet … Continue reading

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THE REAL ENEMY: GLOBAL CAPITALISM

Murdering the Wretched of the Earth By Chris Hedges/ Truthout/ August 14, 2013 focusonsocialism.ca Radical Islam is the last refuge of the Muslim poor. The mandated five prayers a day give the only real structure to the lives of impoverished … Continue reading

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BRADLEY MANNING & THE UNSPOKEN AMERICAN EMPIRE

One Thousand Days When One is Too Many By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers/Nation of Change/ Feb. 24, 2013 Please note: Although the protest activities described in this October 2011 newsletter article have already taken place this past weekend, the … Continue reading

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MOVE ON, NOTHING TO PROSECUTE HERE

The Untouchables: How the Obama administration protected Wall Street from prosecutions A new PBS Frontline report examines a profound failure of justice that should be causing serious social unrest By Glenn Greenwald/ The Guardian/ January 23, 2013       … Continue reading

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WHAT WE SHOULD LEARN FROM ICELAND

Iceland’s Hörður Torfason – How to Beat the Banksters By Alex Pietrowski/ Waking Times/December 11, 2012 The tiny Nordic European island country of iceland is presently experiencing one of the greatest economic comebacks of all time.  After the privatization of … Continue reading

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How Occupy Wall Street Helped Obama Win

By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report There were a variety of factors that led to the re-election of President Barack Obama. One surely to be overlooked is the role of Occupy Wall Street in that decisive victory. Flash back … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Veterans Day Tribute

Some fought (and died) for their country in different ways…….. Made for a Global Insights music project (2008-9) by Billy Lee Sharkey.

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Lobbying For War

BPR Quote of the Day: “One has to realize that the powerful industrial groups concerned in the manufacture of arms are doing their best in all countries to prevent the peaceful settlement of international disputes, and that rulers can achieve … Continue reading

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Occupy–The Next Phase

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