Category Archives: Occupy Wall Street

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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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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Occupy–The Next Phase

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Ignorance Is Bliss

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MAYBE THE REVOLUTION ISN’T OVER

To paraphrase Mark Twain, the reports of the death of the Occupy movement are greatly exaggerated. Chris Hedges makes the case that Occupy is lying dormant, ready to return in an as yet unknown form, to continue what it started. Hedges … Continue reading

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5 GREAT THINGS ABOUT AMERICA…THAT AREN’T TRUE ANYMORE

By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report 1st Great Thing About America: We Are a Democracy (Or Used To Be)  Image: Ares/caglecartoons.com  Once a shining beacon of democracy, the United States of America has lost its way. To be sure, … Continue reading

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Wisconsin: The Final Nail in the Coffin of American Democracy

by Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report American Democracy had struggled on life support for many years. It took its final breath on January 21, 2010, when a conservative Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in the landmark Citizens United case that … Continue reading

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WALL STREET REFORM: GOING…GOING…GONE

How Wall Street Killed Financial Reform It’s bad enough that the banks strangled the Dodd-Frank law. Even worse is the way they did it – with a big assist from Congress and the White House. By Matt Taibbi/ Rolling Stone/ … Continue reading

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IT DOESN’T LOOK GOOD

This Is What Tyranny Looks Like by Carl Gibson/ Common Dreams/ May 23, 2012 Protesters clashed with police at the NATO summit meeting in Chicago on Sunday. (Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times) Remember when police beat Tea Party activists with … Continue reading

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