Category Archives: Corruption

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?

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America’s Elites Look Out for Each Other

America’s Elites Look Out for Each Other by Glenn Greenwald, November 01, 2011 Excerpted from With Liberty and Justice for Some: How the Law is Used to Destroy Equality and Protect the Powerful by Glenn Greenwald, published October 25th by … Continue reading

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Michael Moore: Youth stayed home in 2010 because of Obama’s ‘B.S.’

Michael Moore: Youth stayed home in 2010 because of Obama’s ‘B.S.’ http://www.facebook.com/plugins/like.php?href=http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2011/11/01/michael-moore-youth-stayed-home-in-2010-because-of-obamas-b-s/&send=false&layout=standard&width=450&show_faces=false&action=recommend&colorscheme=light&font=arial&height=35 By Eric W. Dolan Tuesday, November 1, 2011 https://plusone.google.com/u/0/_/+1/fastbutton?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.rawstory.com%2Frs%2F2011%2F11%2F01%2Fmichael-moore-youth-stayed-home-in-2010-because-of-obamas-b-s%2F&size=standard&count=false&annotation=&hl=en-US&jsh=r%3Bgc%2F24805178-fa62ba1b#id=I1_1320284888660&parent=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.rawstory.com&rpctoken=380010330&_methods=onPlusOne%2C_ready%2C_close%2C_open%2C_resizeMe 31 Topics: filmmaker michael moore ♦ s moore ♦ young voters Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore said Tuesday that young voters did not turn out … 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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A remaining realm of American excellence

A remaining realm of American excellence BY GLENN GREENWALD (updated below) When President Obama announced the killing of Osama bin Laden on the evening of May 1, he said something which I found so striking at the time and still do: “tonight, we are … Continue reading

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The Rev. Jeremiah Wright Recalls Obama’s Fall From Grace

The Rev. Jeremiah Wright Recalls Obama’s Fall From Grace 2 people liked this Wright says Barack Obama came to him in 2008 and asked, “ ‘You know what your problem is?’ I said, ‘What is that?’ He said, ‘You have to … Continue reading

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More shocking video of NYPD brutality against peaceful young women protesters

More shocking video of NYPD brutality against peaceful young women protesters from AMERICAblog: A great nation deserves the truth by John Aravosis (DC) MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell talks about the police brutality in evidence during the NYC crackdown on peaceful protesters at Wall Street. … Continue reading

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Day 2 of protests to stop Obama from approving the tar sands oil pipeline

Day 2 of protests to stop Obama from approving the tar sands oil pipeline from AMERICAblog: A great nation deserves the truth by Joe Sudbay (DC) Yesterday, I wrote a post about the first XL pipeline protest in front of the White House. 70 protesters … Continue reading

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In the Belly of the Beast: 8/9/11: Cornel West & Tavis Smiley on Obama: “Many of Us Are Exploring Other Possibilities in Coming Election”

INDEX (full text of stories follow Democracy Now headlines) “POLITICS” Cornel West & Tavis Smiley on Obama: “Many of Us Are Exploring Other Possibilities in Coming Election” from Democracy Now! | Healthcare Reform by mail@democracynow.org (Democracy Now!) “A Declaration of War on the Poor”: … 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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