Category Archives: Finance Capital

Make the Choice: Wall Street or Society

Make the Choice: Wall Street or Society from Glen Ford’s blog by Glen Ford Wed, 05/16/2012 – 12:19 — Glen Ford JP Morgan Chase gambling | hedge funds | derivatives Printer-friendly version   by BAR executive editor Glen Ford The liberal reformers are once again … Continue reading

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Greek election: defeat for the Troika

Greek election: defeat for the Troika from Michael Roberts Blog by michael roberts The two collaborationist parties in Greece have lost the election.  Together they have polled only 32% of the vote with the leading party, the conservative New Democracy, getting under 19% … Continue reading

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Pete Petersen hosts Bill Clinton, Paul Ryan, Alan Simpson, Chris Van Hollen to discuss Social Security “compromise”

Pete Petersen hosts Bill Clinton, Paul Ryan, Alan Simpson, Chris Van Hollen to discuss Social Security “compromise” By Gaius Publius on 5/07/2012 09:15:00 AM The push is on. This will be one of the big battles of the coming year. First, Nancy Pelosi joined Steny Hoyer in … Continue reading

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Stephen King, taxes and charities

Stephen King, taxes and charities What’s wrong with charities?  Well, nothing in themselves; people want to help others in difficulty and do so every day. It’s just that in a modern capitalist world, charity has been usurped into a business that … Continue reading

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State of Obama: Immunity for Wall Street

State of Obama: Immunity for Wall Street from Glen Ford’s blog by Glen Ford   by BAR executive editor Glen Ford President Obama had hoped to put on a big show – a huge con, really – at his State of the Union … Continue reading

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The Occupy Movement, Gentrification and Black America’s Ancient Struggle

The Occupy Movement, Gentrification and Black America’s Ancient Struggle from Glen Ford’s blog by Glen Ford Occupy Harlem | gentrification | Occupy Wall Street | occupy everywere   by BAR executive editor Glen Ford The Occupy Wall Street movement faces challenges of relevance, and permanence, that … Continue reading

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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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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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Occupy Wall Street: What You Can Demand versus What You Must DO

Occupy Wall Street: What You Can Demand versus What You Must DO we_are_the_99percent01.jpg [3]  by BAR executive editor Glen Ford Occupy Wall Street activists are under some pressures to come up with demands to make of the powerful. However, “in many … Continue reading

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