Occupy Wall Street

“All the Good Things Have Been Taken” by the Plutocrats


>by brian conners, Yahoo! Contributor Network| Apr 10, 2012 |[Back in the time of Ronald Reagan was when I knew that the Republicans Party was heading in the wrong direction and they called it Trickle-Down Economic, because the wealthiest American were just getting richer and richer and there was very little of the wealth (the […]

How American Corporations Transformed from Producers to Predators

Graph Man Resized

>By William Lazonick | AlterNet | April 1, 2012  | Over the last 30 years, corporations have turned on the 99 percent. Here’s how it happened and how to fight back. Corporations are not working for the 99 percent. But this wasn’t always the case. In a special five-part series, William Lazonick, professor at UMass, […]

‘Let’s Stay Together’ — Can Obama’s Charm Offensive Woo Back Disgruntled Progressives?

MObama and Barack

 >By Sarah Seltzer | AlterNet | January 23, 2012  | How do we reconcile our need to hold the president accountable with our reaction to this renewed charm offensive? [First, maybe we need to get over ourselves because we've never been the POTUS and had to deal with the Obstructionist GOP as he does on […]

For Obama 2012, it’s all about the 99 percent

Obama Smiling SOTU

>By Jeff Mason | Thu Jan 26, 2012 10:22am EST | WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama threw red meat to his political base on Tuesday with a promise to do the nearly impossible: solve the problem of widening U.S. income inequality. Faced with the very real possibility of losing the White House in November, […]

The 1 Percenters Who Act Like Scrooge…and the Ones Who Don’t

Scrooge McDuck

>AlterNet / By Lynn Parramore | December 22, 2011  | [The Party of Scrooge -Republicans]! Some say that the 99 percent should shut up and thank the fatcats for their crust of bread. But a few 1 percenters think that’s humbug.  It’s holiday season, and mean-spirited misers abound. GOP legislators have Dickensian plans for the […]

Colin Powell: Tea Party Will Not ‘Produce A Presidential Candidate Who Will Win’

Colin Powell

by Frances Martel | 12:17 pm, November 27th, 2011 | AAReports |What do you think? If You Like This Article, Press Like, Comment and Share! | Former Secretary of State Colin Powell has no faith in the Tea Party’s ability to produce a president. This he noted today in a discussion with Christiane Amanpour on This […]

Elizabeth Warren Attacks Wall Street In New Campaign Ad: (VIDEO)

November 15, 2011 |By Michael Hayne | IF YOU LIKE THIS ARTICLE, PRESS LIKE, COMMENT AND SHARE! | Not to long ago Elizabeth Warren was called a ‘socialist whore’ by a member of the ever-so lovely and charming Tea Party for having the unmitigated gall of standing up to the bankers holding the 99 percent hostage. Well, […]

Educated And Jobless: What’s Next For Millenials?

by NPR Staff |November 12, 2011 | IF YOU LIKE THIS ARTICLE, PRESS LIKE,COMMENT AND SHARE! | The Occupy Wall Street protests in several cities around the country have turned a spotlight on the growing frustration among the millennial generation, a group that has suffered crushing student loan debt and high rates of unemployment. Lindey […]

Right-Wingers Say Non-Existent ACORN is Running Occupy Orlando and Trying to Destroy America

Written by Kenneth Quinnell on 3 November 2011 —  | Florida Progressive Coalition Blog| Originally posted at Crooks and Liars | IF YOU LIKE THIS ARTICLE, PRESS LIKE, COMMENT AND SHARE! The video [below] is being touted by right-wing bloggers as “proof” that ACORN, SEIU and other groups are a shadowy socialist conspiracy behind the […]

Why Homelessness Is Becoming an Occupy Wall Street Issue

—By Barbara Ehrenreich | Mon Oct. 24, 2011 2:23 AM PDT | IF YOU LIKE THIS ARTICLE, PRESS LIKE, COMMENT AND SHARE! What the Occupy Wall Streeters are beginning to discover, and homeless people have known all along, is that most ordinary activities are illegal when performed in American streets. This story first appeared on […]

Bernie Sanders’ war on the banks

By Jeff Morley | Tuesday, Oct 25, 2011 10:33 AM EDT |IF YOU LIKE THIS ARTICLE, PRESS LIKE, COMMENT AND SHARE! The socialist from OWS says withdraw your money from Wall Street The Occupy Wall Street movement has been accused of being politically incoherent and leaderless, but among its many salutary effects is something that […]

What the Right Fears Most About Occupy Wall Street

October 23, 2011 |By Peter Fegan | IF YOU LIKE THIS ARTICLE, PRESS LIKE, COMMENT AND SHARE! As I wrote a while back, grassroots movements are nothing new in American politics. From the Civil Rights movement to the counter-culture movement, all have two things in common: a genuine bone to pick with the established order […]

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