Five talks from the 15 speakers: Kshama Sawant, David Freiboth, Joe Higgins (MP, Socialist Party Ireland), Robby Stern, Exec. Board of the Wa State Labor Council and Pres, PSARA, and Philip Locker, Socialist Alternative on organizing the $15 campaign NOW.
It struck me today that protest is like prayer. Both involve supplication. Both make you feel good. Both are largely ineffective unless someone powerful is listening. But only protests can become violent. A violent prayer no longer counts as prayer. To the extent that protests are like prayers, and to the extent that you believe […]
WHEREAS H.J.RES.90 was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives on 11/18/2011 by Rep Theodore E. Deutch [ D – FL-19], and WHEREAS H.J.RES.90 is titled “Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to expressly exclude forprofit corporations from the rights given to natural persons by the Constitution of the United States, […]
First Known Bank Malfeasance of the Week: With the $25 billion attorneys general settlement, banks are supposed to reduce the principal and interest on thousands of mortgages that are in trouble. When they do this, they get credit towards their portion of the settlement obligation. Leave it to the banks, however, to find a way […]