Tag Archives: OWS

Take it to the streets!

Effective street protests are no longer possible. Even Micah White, one of the founders of OWS, has declared that things have changed and we need to find different mechanisms for demanding reform. Continue reading

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Billionaire Club

How much is a billion dollars? If you were to spend $10,000 a day, it would take 274 years to go through a billion dollars. There are more than 43 million Americans living below the poverty line. Wealth inequality as a vital issue seems to be being crowded out of the national conversation by the latest catastrophes du jour. Since it undermines the entire premise of our democracy, we must keep it in the forefront of public debate. Continue reading

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Bye-Bye Miss American Pie

I love pie charts! They are so deliciously informative. A good pie chart makes data so digestible! What’s your piece of the American pie? Are you one of the 400 aristocrats who own more wealth than the bottom 150 million people in America? Probably not, unless you’re reading this on your yacht or private jet. Continue reading

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Revolutions Are Like Orgasms

Some day __ the sooner the better __ that long overdue happy ending will be ours. Continue reading

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Leave It To The Experts?

Why is it that we have found it so easy to outsource the running of our country to a small elite coterie of self-proclaimed experts? Continue reading

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Chris Hedges: Speaking Truth To Power

In a OpEdNews essay titled “A Movement Too Big To Fail”, Chris Hedges explains why we must never compromise our values or temper our legitimate criticism of America. Continue reading

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Personal message from Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg to OWS

Occupy Wall Street No Longer Allowed Tarps and Sleeping Bags In Zuccotti As Of Tomorrow – Village Voice (posted Oct 13, 2011 at 3:04 pm). Continue reading

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