The corruption, the injustice, the criminality, the war-mongering, the torture, the mismanagement, the stupidity, the level of unemployment, the concentration of wealth, and the lack of accountability have reached a point where society seems to be falling apart and social unrest will occur.
Bold Progressives is reporting that the recall petition has the signatures for a recall election of Wisconsin State Senator Dan Kapanke. I believe Mr. Kapanke has an R behind his name. Have the neocons over-reached? Do the attacks on public employees, AARP, push the electorate over the line? We can only hope. Maybe more Democrats […]
Five members of SAFE (Standing Against Foreclosure & Eviction) were arrested Tuesday at a downtown Seattle branch of Wells Fargo as they protested the imminent eviction of Jeremy Griffin from his South Park home. While sitting in the bank’s lobby, the five chanted “We Shall Not Be Moved” and read a letter from Mr. Griffin […]
Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 7:30 – 9:00pm Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $5. Activist and economist Gar Alperovitz offers a diagnosis of what ails America, and prescribes what Noam Chomsky calls “concrete and feasible” solutions. Alperovitz’s emerging “new economy” strategies propose locally-based, bottom-up efforts that democratize wealth and empower communities—changing a faltering system that, […]