Execute the Rich

By: Friday May 30, 2014 9:32 am

The weird days are the ones where Iran is more honest and just than America. The Iranian Model Mahafarid Amir Khosravi, an Iranian billionaire businessman at the heart of a $2.6 billion state bank scam, the largest fraud case since the country’s 1979 Islamic Revolution, was executed Saturday, Iranian state television reported. Authorities put the [...]

Millions in CA Prop 30 Tax Revenues Will Be Diverted from Higher Ed to Wall Street, Thanks to UC Board of Regents

By: Wednesday November 14, 2012 2:48 pm

Millions of dollars in new tax revenue earmarked for the University of California system as part of the state’s recently passed Proposition 30 will instead be routed to major financial firms, because of bad bets made by a Wall Street-influenced UC Board of Regents. Over the last decade, tuition and fees for undergraduates in the UC [...]

Major Newspaper Endorsements for Obama: Reviewing Domestic Accomplishments Which Received Praise

By: Monday November 5, 2012 1:03 pm

Elections in the United States are a public relations industry. How a campaign convinces a newspaper to respond to its campaign is part of maintaining good relations with the public. Through top newspaper endorsements, one can tell how a campaign has been able to persuade establishment news media that it has the right message for [...]

Penn State University & the Folly of ‘Moving Forward, Not Looking Back’

By: Monday July 23, 2012 12:35 pm

What former FBI director Louis Freeh described in the report that came from an eight-month inquiry included details on how the institution of Penn State University had shown “total disregard for the safety and welfare” of the child victims of now-convicted pedophile Jerry Sandusky “by the most senior leaders” of the university. For fourteen years, [...]

Why Tents Have Little to Do with Reason Behind Occupy Wall Street Eviction

By: Tuesday November 15, 2011 11:01 am

NYPD surrounds Liberty Park after Occupy Wall Street eviction (photo: Dan Nguyen) Those who had been following Occupy Wall Street closely for the past weeks woke up this morning to news that the park had been cleared. It may have seemed surreal and unbelievable because the occupation had taken on this quality of invincibility that [...]

Live Blog for #OWS: The Struggle Over Park Space in America

By: Sunday October 23, 2011 4:08 pm

Watch live streaming video from globalrevolution at livestream.comWhat the Occupy movement is doing for Americans is demonstrating how there are far and few spaces where Americans can voice their grievances with the government without permit. More importantly, the movement is demonstrating that the one place that people can gather – parks – carry their own [...]

Occupy Chicago Arrests in Grant Park (VIDEO)

By: Sunday October 23, 2011 2:21 pm

Various occupations across the country have managed to establish permanent bases. Some have enjoyed more cooperation with the city and less police repression than others. Occupy Chicago is one occupation that has not been able to establish a home yet. Despite that, the group has grown in the past four to five weeks. Occupiers planned [...]

Live Blog for #OWS: Day 36, Pete Seeger & Occupiers March to Columbus Circle

By: Saturday October 22, 2011 10:01 am

Spirits were high last night as occupiers were joined by 92-year-old folk legend Pete Seeger for a late night march to Columbus Circle, where a midnight performance featuring Seeger’s grandson Tao Seeger, Arlo Guthrie, composer David Amram, bluesman Guy Davis and others. A live stream of the action offered millions an opportunity to view the [...]

Occupy Wall Street Occupies the Agenda of Manhattan Community Board

By: Friday October 21, 2011 10:08 am

Sign in Liberty Park shows occupiers are committed to keeping activity in the park drug-free and the park clean and sanitary. An unusually dynamic and lively Manhattan Community Board 1 Meeting took place blocks away from Liberty Park yesterday. The Quality of Life/Financial District Committee met to deliberate over Occupy Wall Street and hear remarks [...]

Live Blog for #OWS: Day 34, Touring the Other Occupations

By: Thursday October 20, 2011 11:18 am

For about a week, I was in New York City reporting on Occupy Wall Street. I was there taking in the energy and spirit of the occupation and really getting a feel for how powerful it has become. The occupiers have transformed the park right in the heart of New York City’s financial district into [...]

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