The open source revolution is coming and it will conquer the 1% - ex CIA spy. Robert David Steele, former Marine, CIA case officer, and US co-founder of the US Marine Corps intelligence activity, is a man on a mission.
But it's a mission that frightens the US intelligence establishment to its core.With 18 years experience working across the US intelligence community, followed by 20 more years in commercial intelligence and training, Steele's exemplary career has spanned almost all areas of both the clandestine world. Steele started off as a Marine Corps infantry and intelligence officer. After four years on active duty, he joined the CIA for about a decade before co-founding the Marine Corps Intelligence Activity, where he was deputy director.
Widely recognised as the leader of the Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) paradigm, Steele went on to write the handbooks on OSINT for NATO, the US Defense Intelligence Agency and the U.S. Special Operations Forces. Thailand: "Occupy Bangkok" Begins. Hundreds of thousands of protesters, hundreds of vehicles permanently occupy intersections across Bangkok in opposition of Wall Street-backed regime.
ATN , – The fourth, and largest mass mobilization yet by protesters seeking to rid Thailand of unelected dictator Thaksin Shinawatra and his proxy regime, has filled the streets of Bangkok with hundreds of thousands of protesters, turning sections of the city’s roads into walking streets, campsites, stages, and protest areas. The atmosphere was festive throughout the day, attracting huge numbers of people despite a campaign of threats and deadly terrorism by the regime in attempt to scare crowds away.
Protesters are demanding a series of reforms before elections are held, including the complete removal of Thaksin Shianwatra’s political machine. American Healthcare Debate Misses the Mark. Gibson writes: "The real healthcare debate in this country shouldn't be focused on insurance, but on the fundamental causes of the outrageous costs of healthcare and why even basic health insurance is unaffordable for millions of Americans.
" By Carl Gibson, Reader Supported News 04 January 14 he real healthcare debate in this country shouldn’t be focused on insurance, but on the fundamental causes of the outrageous costs of healthcare and why even basic health insurance is unaffordable for millions of Americans. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is an improvement over the status quo. Health insurers can no longer deny coverage based on pre-existing conditions, young adults can stay insured on their parents’ plans until they’re 26, and some states have chosen to expand Medicaid under the ACA.
In the last 50 years, American healthcare costs as a percentage of GDP tripled from 6 percent in 1960 to 18 percent in 2010. An Open Letter to The Occupy Wall Street Movement: You Were Right All Along. Photo: Occupy Wall Street Facebook page.
Why I voted for an academic boycott of Israel. Michael S.
Roth slams the American Studies Assn. for "unfairly singling out Israel" in its vote to boycott that nation's academic institutions; he calls the action an "irresponsible attack on academic freedom. " As a 39-year member of the American Studies Assn. Occupy Madison builds first house in planned eco-village for the homeless. By Travis GettysFriday, December 27, 2013 10:52 EDT A homeless Wisconsin couple moved into a “tiny home” Christmas Eve they helped build with fellow Occupy Madison members.
Chris Derrick and Betty Ybarra had been living since April in an encampment at a county park with other members of the protest group, which plans to build more small homes with college students and other volunteers for the city’s growing homeless population. A citywide count in January found 831 homeless people – a 47 percent increase over three years – in Madison, where the average home sale costs nearly $300,000.
The protest group, which grew out of the Occupy Wall Street movement to protest wealth inequality, put together teams of volunteers to build two houses using a basic blueprint that can be adapted to fit the creators’ tastes, reported the Wisconsin State Journal. “It’s not just a shelter, it’s a commitment to a lifestyle,” said Brenda Konkel, who heads a tenants’ rights group in Madison. On The 100th Anniversary Of The Federal Reserve Here Are 100 Reasons To Shut It Down Forever. December 23rd, 1913 is a date which will live in infamy.
That was the day when the Federal Reserve Act was pushed through Congress. If You're #FedUp, Stand Up: A Movement Grows to Nationalize the Federal Reserve. “Give me control of a nation’s money supply, and I care not who makes its laws.”
-Mayer Amschel Rothschild One of the most profound signs I ever saw during my four months with Occupy Houston was during the very first week – it said, “I can’t afford a lobbyist. I am the 99 percent.” Occupy Wall Street began with that simple, familiar, populist rallying cry that brought everyone out to the encampments and the street demonstrations. Docs.evancarroll.com/politics/local/jamin/Taylor_Subpoena.pdf. Blacklisting Occupy Wall Street and Banksy: NBC's "The Blacklist" Blacklisting Occupy Wall Street and Banksy: NBC's "The Blacklist" By Dennis Loo (11/13/13) In the new NBC drama, The Blacklist, James Spader plays Raymond “Red” Reddington, a former government agent who becomes a master criminal, earning a spot on the FBI’s Most Wanted List.
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All Week! Occupy Wall Street! When we unite our voices (and our social networks), we are more powerful than the broadcasting mass-media. By donating your account, you are helping to build a network to get the word out about important events and calls to action in supporting Occupy Wall Street and the global movement! Occupy Wall Street is a people-powered movement that began on September 17, 2011 in Liberty Square in Manhattan’s Financial District, and has spread to over 100 cities in the United States and actions in over 1,500 cities globally. Into Eternal Light and Love. In Deference to Great Men: Aaron Sorkin vs. the Occupy Movement.
(Image: ©2013 Home Box Office, Inc.)HBO's "The Newsroom" aims to show the flaws of the mainstream media, by reporting the news in a different way. Yet, in examining the Occupy movement, it operated exactly like the media it is trying to critique. Truthout needs your support to produce grassroots journalism and disseminate conscientious visions for a brighter future. White Privilege Shapes the U.S. Here's what white privilege sounds like: I'm sitting in my University of Texas office, talking to a very bright and very conservative white student about affirmative action in college admissions, which he opposes and I support. The student says he wants a level playing field with no unearned advantages for anyone. I ask him whether he thinks that being white has advantages in the United States. Have either of us, I ask, ever benefited from being white in a world run mostly by white people? The Occupy Money Cooperative.
‘Occupy Bakery’ Surprise, Surprise! All Occupiers Phones Were Logged. Photo Credit: Daryl Lang/Shutterstock.com June 6, 2013 | Abdullah does not lead the cause of death blow to Hatay Cömert. The day the people of Turkey rose up — in pictures. When People Most Familiar With Wall Street Say This About It, You Know It's Time For Reform - Switch Your Bank.
After watching Charlie Munger compare investment bankers to heroin addicts this morning (above), we had the idea to put together a list of people who’ve been directly involved at some level with Wall Street and are now outspoken critics. Here’s what we’ve come up with so far: Neil Barofsky, former attorney general of SIGTARP: “They’re psychologically incapable—and I really do believe this—that the ego and the narcissism of these people, they’re unable to acknowledge fault, that they could actually make mistakes.”
Aaron Cohen, OC-Based Human Trafficking Fighter, Now Has Eyes Set on Helping to End Personal Debt. Article by Cindy Cafferty Weekly readers first met Aaron Cohen in a 2007 article detailing his escapades to rescue victims of labor and sexual slavery. Subsequent web and print articles kept readers updated, and offered greater detail than can be afforded here, on the (then) Costa Mesa resident: his work with California anti-trafficking actions, local humanitarian awards received and the release of his book, co-authored by Christine Buckley. Cohen now resides in Laguna Niguel. Part time. David Graeber, the Anti-Leader of Occupy Wall Street. David Graeber likes to say that he had three goals for the year: promote his book, learn to drive, and launch a worldwide revolution.
Occupy Wall Street Members' Income and Education Backgrounds Analyzed in Study. Ozier Muhammad/The New York TimesOccupy Wall Street protesters in Midtown Manhattan on May 1, 2012. More than a third of the people who participated in Occupy Wall Street protests in New York lived in households with annual incomes of $100,000 or more, according to a study by sociologists at the City University of New York, and more than two-thirds had professional jobs. State of California Orders Walmart-Contracted Warehouse to Pay More than $1 Million in Stolen Wages. Posted on January 28th, 2013.
Resistance in Bahrain: worker’s struggles. A 'Black Bloc' Emerges in Egypt. Last Updated, Saturday, 10:17 a.m. While using Twitter to narrate events in Tahrir Square on Friday, people in Egypt described tires burning in the street, protesters blocking traffic and hurling rocks, and police officers launching tear gas in an effort to break up crowds that had gathered to protest against the Muslim Brotherhood and the country’s new Islamist president. Strike-Debt-Organizing-Kit.pdf. 99%—The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film. Director: Aaron Aites, Audrey Ewell, Aric Gutnick, Nina Krstic, Peter Leeman, Abby Martin, Lucian Read, Doree Simon, Katie Teague Description.
The Idle No More Movement for Dummies (or, 'What The Heck Are All These Indians Acting All Indian-Ey About?') Saudi activists say kingdom trying to silence them. Occupy Harrisburg quietly ends after more than a year of 24/7 protesting. FBI OWS Documents. Open Letter to the FBI, From a Former Houston Occupier. Naomi Wolf’s ‘Shocking Truth’ About the ‘Occupy Crackdowns’ Offers Anything but the Truth. November 26, 2011 | Why Naomi Wolf got it wrong - Opinion. FBI Documents Reveal Secret Nationwide Occupy Monitoring.
Revealed: how the FBI coordinated the crackdown on Occupy. Occupy Heavily Monitored for Potential Criminal Activity, HSBC Slapped on the Wrist for Actual Criminal Activity. The FBI – Drowning In Counter-Terrorism Money, Power and Other Resources – Will Apply The Term “Terrorism” To Any Group It Dislikes And Wants To Control And Suppress.
Occupy Wall Street Forgives $100,000 of Medical Debt (and Counting!) Carl Gibson: FBI Should Investigate Bankers, Not Protesters. NYPD for hire: how uniformed New York cops moonlight for banks. The Top 10 Films that Explain Why the Occupy Movement Exists. NYPD Credits Occupy with the Drop in Crime After Sandy - National. Occupy Wall St protesters wipe $5m off America's debt. The Yes Men: What Is a Gift?
From Scarcity to Abundance. Occupy Sandy: Onetime Protesters Find New Cause. Where FEMA Fell Short, Occupy Sandy Was There. Mayor Bloomberg Owes OWS an Apology. Occupy Sandy: Why Activists Are Working with NYC Mayor, Police. Occupy Sandy Church Hit With 'Suspicious' Fire, Police Say. Rolling Jubilee. The Rolling Jubilee Mails its First Debt Forgiveness Letters. The Plot Against Occupy. Lock mess: Austin cops supplied incriminating devices to Occupy protesters. Oakland City Council Seeks to Cut Goldman Sachs Ties After Bank Profits from Lowered Interest Rates.
Taibbi Joins Yves Smith on Moyers. Wall Street Owns The Country. Philadelphia Mayor Nutter Mic-Checked at Harvard. Public Information/Media Calvin and Hobbes explain Occupy Wall Street. JPMorgan Swap Deals Spur Probe as Default Stalks Alabama County. Right-wing documentary targets Occupy. Move Your Money Project. Why Now? What's Next? Naomi Klein and Yotam Marom in Conversation About Occupy Wall Street.
How to Investigate Your Elected Officials. Occupy SF Wants to Create a Credit Union. Occupy SF Protesters to Open People's Reserve Credit Union. Declaration of the Occupation of New York City. Occupy Voices. Www.mvla.net/teachers/HectorP/SoPol/Documents/APHOTUS/A People's History of the United States.pdf. Occupyresearch - home. Wiki. $7.7 Trillion to Wall Street - Anything to Keep the Banksters Happy! The More Americans That Go On Food Stamps The More Money JP Morgan Makes. Wall of text: I work in Wall Street and work in hedge fund analysis. I'm the only person in my office who supports OWS. : occupywallstreet. House Democrat Introduces OCCUPIED Constitutional Amendment to Ban Corporate Money in Politics. Why Isn't Wall Street in Jail?
Movers And Sheriff's Deputies Refuse Bank's Order To Evict 103-Year-Old Atlanta Woman.