Monthly Archives: October 2011

How Rich Are the Top One Percent?

How Unequal We Are: The Top 5 Facts You Should Know About the Wealthiest One Percent of Americans By Zaid Jilani on Oct 3, 2011, at Think Progress Source: As the ongoing occupation of Wall Street by hundreds of protesters enters … Continue reading

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Don’t Waste Your Time

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BPR Quote of the Day: Journalism?

“The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything. Except what is worth knowing. Journalism, conscious of this, and having tradesman-like habits, supplies their demands.”                       Oscar Wilde

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The Painful Truth

America’s Exploding Pipe Dream October 28, 2011   The New York Times By CHARLES M. BLOW We are slowly — and painfully — being forced to realize that we are no longer the America of our imaginations. Our greatness was not … Continue reading

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How Stable Is the Economy, Really?

Americans: Awash In Spin by Paul Craig Roberts A former U.S.Treasury official weighs in……. Facts Don’t Count… I have come to the conclusion that Big Brother’s subjects in George Orwell’s 1984 are better informed than Americans. Americans have no idea why they … Continue reading

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Common Ground

    from Dare to Demand (Facebook)

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BPR Quote of the Day: Insanity Is the Rule

“Insanity in individuals is something rare – but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule.”                       Friedrich Nietzsche

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The Elite Class: “Too Big to Jail”

Glenn Greenwald explains the how and why the elites have escaped accountability, beginning with the pardon of Richard Nixon. From Firedog Lake TV

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BPR Quote of the Day: Why Are They Picking on Us?

Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan speaking to employees in North Carolina, spoke about how “incensed” he feels about public criticism about his company: “I, like you, get a little incensed when you think about how much good all of … Continue reading

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The Biggest Issue?

A simple but powerful animated video explaining how corporations have hijacked American democracy, and what can be done to restore it. from

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