Category Archives: Europe

The Laughing Stock of the World

(Michael Moore recounts how a once-proud advancing nation is moving downward too quickly. Why do we not care about our poor and working class citizens? Our priorities are apparently helping the wealthy. Many countries make a point of helping their … Continue reading

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How Swedes and Norwegians broke the power of the ‘1 percent’

by George Lakey/ Waging Nonviolence/ Jan. 25, 2012 A march in Ådalen, Sweden, in 1931. While many of us are working to ensure that the Occupy movement will have a lasting impact, it’s worthwhile to consider other countries where masses … Continue reading

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BPR Quote of the Day: The Expanding Serfdom

“The European Union, just like everything else, is merely another scheme to concentrate wealth in a few hands at the expense of European citizens, who are destined, like Americans, to be the serfs of the 21st century.” Paul Craig Roberts … Continue reading

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