Tag Archives: Wall Street

“What If They Held An Election And Nobody Came?”

An interview with Election Boycott Activists Mark E. Smith and Terri Lee of the Boycott Election 2012 campaign. This interview was conducted in September and October 2012, via email, by Joe Ramsey. The responses below were co-authored by Terri Lee … Continue reading

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Capitalists and Other Psychopaths

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/13/opinion/sunday/fables-of-wealth.html?_r=1 By WILLIAM DERESIEWICZ Published: May 12, 2012 THERE is an ongoing debate in this country about the rich: who they are, what their social role may be, whether they are good or bad. Well, consider the following. A 2010 study … Continue reading

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On the Fetishization of Expression

by Paul Street (Originally posted on ZNet, February 12, 2012) A handwritten note stuck on the message board of an old Occupy site I know reads as follows: “If you want to make God laugh, make a plan.” The message … Continue reading

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The World War on Democracy

by John Pilger (Originally posted on ZNet, January 19, 2012) Lisette Talate died the other day. I remember a wiry, fiercely intelligent woman who masked her grief with a determination that was a presence. She was the embodiment of people’s … Continue reading

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The Working Class Begins to Fight Back

by Bill Leumer and Ann Robertson (Originally published on Workers Action, January 7, 2012) After decades of losing ground and feeling helpless, working people are beginning to fight back. This development has emerged in part because the Occupy Wall Street … Continue reading

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