Category Archives: Collapse

11-18-11: The Day Everything Changed

11-18-11: The Day Everything Changed from Ted Rall’s Rallblog by Ted Rall One out of three Americans is destitute. Surely this is more important than 9-11. So where’s the outsized response? Advertisements

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Occupy All the Harlems, to Save Ourselves from the Dictatorship of Wall Street

Published on Black Agenda Report (http://blackagendareport.com)   Home > Blogs > Glen Ford’s blog > Occupy All the Harlems, to Save Ourselves from the Dictatorship of Wall Street Occupy All the Harlems, to Save Ourselves from the Dictatorship of Wall Street By Glen Ford Created 11/02/2011 – 10:38 Submitted … Continue reading

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Book release: With Liberty and Justice for Some

Book release: With Liberty and Justice for Some BY GLENN GREENWALD (updated below – Update II – Update III) I’m genuinely excited today to announce the release of my new book, With Liberty and Justice for Some: How the Law is Used … Continue reading

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Video: The people vs the regime — “I am not moving”

Video: The people vs the regime — “I am not moving” from AMERICAblog: A great nation deserves the truth by Gaius Publius http://www.facebook.com/plugins/like.php?href=http://www.americablog.com/2011/10/video-people-vs-regime-i-am-not-moving.html&layout=standard&show_faces=false&width=100&action=recommend&font=arial&colorscheme=light https://plusone.google.com/u/0/_/+1/fastbutton?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.americablog.com%2F2011%2F10%2Fvideo-people-vs-regime-i-am-not-moving.html&size=small&count=true&annotation=&hl=en-US&jsh=r%3Bgc%2F24479126-6666cb8c#id=I1_1318725554010&parent=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.americablog.com&rpctoken=696604759&_methods=onPlusOne%2C_ready%2C_close%2C_open%2C_resizeMe Reddit | Facebook | Digg | FARK A very powerful short film by Corey Ogilvie (h/t an email correspondent). Cairo comes to lower Manhattan via brilliant cross-cuts … Continue reading

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Salvador Allende Has Words for Barack Obama from the Other Side of Death

Tomgram: Ariel Dorfman, A Warning for Barack Obama from TomDispatch – Blog by Ariel Dorfman Posted on October 9, 2011, Printed on October 10, 2011 http://www.tomdispatch.com/blog/175451/   [Note for TomDispatch Readers: Novelist, playwright, and activist Ariel Dorfman’s new memoir, Feeding on Dreams: Confessions of an Unrepentant … Continue reading

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Wall Street as Public Enemy Number One

Wall Street as Public Enemy Number One from Glen Ford’s blog by Glen Ford Wed, 10/05/2011 – 09:43 — Glen Ford Zuccotti Park | UNAC | October2011 | Occupy Wall Street | Occupy Freedom Plaza | finance capital hegemony | Black Is Back Printer-friendly version   by BAR executive … Continue reading

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Our Fighting Leader Obama

My Top 5 Picks: Tomgram: David Bromwich, George W. Obama? from TomDispatch – Blog by David Bromwich Obama Slipping: Black America Waking Up – To the Nightmare from Glen Ford’s blog by Glen Ford What’s the Matter with Obama? from Ted Rall’s Rallblog by Ted Rall Obama v. Bush … Continue reading

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Why are the big banks getting off scot-free?

Why are the big banks getting off scot-free? from Glenn Greenwald by Yves Smith 5 people liked this By Yves Smith For most citizens, one of the mysteries of life after the crisis is why such a massive act of looting has gone … Continue reading

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What Happened to Obama?

Published on Sunday, August 7, 2011 by The New York Times What Happened to Obama? by Drew Westen It was a blustery day in Washington on Jan. 20, 2009, as it often seems to be on the day of a presidential inauguration. … Continue reading

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Downgraded US Credit Rating: What comes of Coddling the Super-Rich

Downgraded US Credit Rating: What comes of Coddling the Super-Rich from Informed Comment by Juan The decision of Standard & Poor to downgrade the credit rating of the United States of America from AAA to AA+ was clearly based on uncertainty in two major … Continue reading

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