Wall Street is Occupied protest not getting media coverage. New York - Wall Street is being occupied by protesters against corporate greed.
Immortal Technique at Occupy Wall St. Protest Sep. 27 2011. The dark side of Apple: misery monologue. Last updated 05:00 01/10/2011 Mike Daisey: Has a message for Apple fans: open your eyes.
His gripping monologue has made Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak cry and forced the company's new CEO into a strident defence of Apple's supply chain, but now Mike Daisey has a message for Apple fans: open your eyes. For the last 15 months or so Daisey been touring the world stunning audiences with his two-hour tale of the appalling conditions and underage labour that goes into making our iPhones, iPods and iPads. The show, The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, has been running since Saturday at the Sydney Opera House and is due to conclude on Sunday. Daisey has been performing monologues for 15 years on topics ranging from 9/11 to Nikola Tesla to Scientology creator L Ron Hubbard. In his latest outing Daisey tells the story of his own personal religious devotion to Apple's products - "I have been to the House of Steve Jobs. "I thought about how they were designed a lot ...
Fanboy rage. Stop the Belo Monte Monster Dam. Sacrificing the Amazon and its Peoples for Dirty Energy Traditional fishing in the Xingu.
Photo Credit: Christian Poirier The Brazilian Government is building the world's third largest hydroelectric dam on one of the Amazon's major tributaries, the Xingu River. The Belo Monte Dam complex is designed to divert 80% of the Xingu River's flow, devastating an area of over 1,500 square kilometers of Brazilian rainforest while resulting in the forced displacement of between 20,000 - 40,000 people.
The project is causing grave and direct impacts to the land and livelihood of thousands of riverine and urban families, as well as 1,000 indigenous people from several communities, while provoking profound indirect impacts throughout the Xingu basin's communities, rivers, and forests. Trader claims world leaders powerless. Last updated 10:42 28/09/2011 An independent stock market trader has caused an international stir with claims that "governments don't rule the world, Goldman Sachs rules the world", amid questions about whether he is a prankster or genuine.
Alessio Rastani told BBC News on Monday: ''I dream of another recession.'' The Guardian reported that Twitter was abuzz with suggestions that Rastani was actually part of the Yes Men, a band of "identity correction" artists who pass themselves off as the corporations people love to hate. The BBC has concluded that Rastani is authentic. Rastani told BBC News he had been "dreaming of this moment for three years ... He said traders did not care about world leaders' reaction to the eurozone debt crisis that threatened the global economy. "For most traders, we don't really care that much how they're going to fix the economy, how they're going to fix the whole situation, our job is to make money from it," he said.
Arrests over Wall Street protest. Last updated 18:29 25/09/2011 About 80 people were arrested on Saturday as demonstrators who were camped out near the New York Stock Exchange marched through lower Manhattan, police said.
The ''Occupy Wall Street'' protest is entering its second week. Demonstrators said Saturday they were protesting against bank bailouts and the mortgage crisis; some also held signs decrying Georgia's execution of Troy Davis, who was put to death Wednesday for the 1989 slaying of an off-duty Savannah police officer. At Manhattan's Union Square, police tried to corral the demonstrators using orange plastic netting. Some of the arrests were filmed and activists posted the videos online. One video appears to show officers using mace on protesters who already were cordoned off; another shows officers handcuffing a man after pulling him up off the ground, blood trickling down his face.
Elizabeth Warren: ‘There is nobody in this country who got rich on his own’ - National Libertarian. Elizabeth Warren, who was passed over by Barack Obama for the job as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, has announced she is running for the Senate in 2012.
She will vie for the seat from Massachusetts long occupied by the late Ted Kennedy and currently held by Republican Scott Brown. No sooner had Warren formally declared her candidacy than she jumped into the political fray with a disquisition on class warfare, which she views as mythical (h/t The Blaze): I hear all this, you know, ‘Well, this is class warfare, this is whatever.’ No. There is nobody in this country who got rich on his own—nobody.You built a factory out there?
Short version: No rich man is an island. The statement is a gift to Scott Brown, who can now use it as the centerpiece of his re-election campaign, which might go something like this: Who do you want representing your interests in Congress—me or the moron who said this? Related Articles. 31633.jpg (JPEG Image, 550x411 pixels)
MSNBC on NYPD Police Brutality during Occupy Wall St. Lawrence O'donnell with "The Last Word". 09-21-11 4 - Silent Protest, with Will Bunch - Countdown with Keith Olbermann.