Tag Archives: The 99%

Ice Cube: Everythang’s Corrupt

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The Greatly Exaggerated Reports of Occupy’s Death – Uprising

The Greatly Exaggerated Reports of Occupy’s Death – Uprising.

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Half of U.S. Poor

Karl Marx was right: Gap grows between 99% and 1% By Fred Goldstein Published Dec 21, 2011 10:59 PM The number of people in the U.S. who are officially poor or “near poor” has become a matter of controversy. The … Continue reading

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Million Hoodies March to Trayvon Martin’s family: ‘You are not alone’

    Million Hoodies March to Trayvon Martin’s family: ‘You are not alone’. Sign the petition at Change.org

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Two Bubbles That Went Pop: Reflections on the Manipulation of Populism

February 25, 2012 by Paul Street A slightly shorter version of this essay was originally published on Counterpunch. Long after its leading encampments have been torn down – often with brute force and (educationally enough) predominantly by Democratic mayors and … Continue reading

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Debate over Occupy tactics: an invented controversy

PSL Editorial February 16, 2012 Chris Hedges’ recent articles starting with “The Cancer in Occupy” (Truthdig, Feb. 6) have created quite a controversy among supporters of the Occupy movement. The article came out in the aftermath of an incident in … Continue reading

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The Struggle for Leadership Within “Leaderless” Occupy

By Mark Vorpahl February 12, 2012 The current debate that has erupted within Occupy circles was built into this movement’s foundation. It has been sparked by much needed soul searching in the wake of a series of confrontations with the … 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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Megabus and Private Jets: Super Bowl Reflections

by Paul Street (Originally posted on ZNet, February 5, 2012) My e-mail in-box this morning contained an interesting invitation from the low-cost bus-line Megabus: a reduced-rate fare from Iowa City to Indianapolis, home to the 2012 Super Bowl this Sunday.  … Continue reading

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U.S. Military to Escort Scab Grain Ship in Longview, Washington

San Francisco Labor Council Resolution – Adopted January 9, 2012 by Unanimous Vote Whereas, EGT, a joint venture led by multinational grain giant Bunge, agreed to hire union Longshoremen when accepting millions in taxpayer funds to build a huge new … Continue reading

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