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This spring, the billionaire Eric Schmidt announced that there were only four really significant technology companies: Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google, the company he had until recently been running.
September 27, 2011 |
What Do They Want?
Our people’s democracy movement is about to get three mighty boosts:
By Andrew Jones Tuesday, October 11, 2011 9:05 EDT
For tonight's "Conversation with Great Minds" - I am joined by award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist and internationally best-selling author - Naomi Klein.
Billions suffer as billionaires proliferate ...
Protesters, some dressed as zombies, walk the streets as part of the Occupy Wall Street protests, which began three weeks ago, in New York, October 3, 2011.
Credit: Tina Dupuy Rocket Pizza at Occupy LA Who knew there would still be people protesting all this time?
Posted: 15 November 2011 Urgent -- right now, the New York City Police are using batons and pepper spray to forcibly evict the peaceful Occupy Wall St protesters from Liberty Plaza. It’s outrageous! New York’s billionaire mayor, Mike Bloomberg, waited for the cover of night to launch this shady operation, and is counting on the world to sleep through it.
Protests and occupations have spread to Washington D.C. from Wall Street and other towns. This is the 10th anniversary of the launch of the Afghanistan War, the longest in U.S. history.
“Remember, the guy who suggests getting the dynamite is usually the Fed.” - Old hippie saying Who knows - this might even be the old hippie who said it.
This week on the AlterNet Radio Hour, RJ Eskow -- a fellow at the Campaign for America's Future and host of The Breakdown -- and Joshua Holland untangle the ugly fiction that half the country are indolent "takers," while half are tax-paying "makers." It's not true -- but what does it mean that a candidate from a major party would suggest that it is?
I love that when Occupy Wall Street was denied permission to use bullhorns , demonstrators came up with an alternative straight out of Monty Python, or maybe “The Flintstones”: Have everyone within earshot repeat a speaker’s words, verbatim and in unison, so the whole crowd can hear.
One more step towards aggregating Global Activites of the events sprung from the Middle East(there are more than Arabs involved!) Spring/Occupy Wall St. by Oct 10