Tag Archives: Occupy Wall Street

What are the Foundations of the Occupy Movement?


The Occupy movement now exists worldwide as a diaphanous web of people who have been united in their pain and seek change.  The issues vary from country to country but at the base is economic collapse and the tyranny of … Continue reading

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Banks too Big to Fail: Bill Moyers and David Stockman


Bill Moyers is back.  A long time rational advocate for reason has returned to TV via Public Broadcasting Service (PBS).  Today he interviews David Stockman about how the major banks have co-opted the Obama administration.  How Big Money Bought Our … Continue reading

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Steve Van Zandt: Another Voice of Protest


Steven Van Zandt, Record producer, Songwriter, Musician There Is Only One Issue In America Posted: 12/10/11 12:56 PM ET I was obsessed with politics in the ’80s. I’ve recovered and I’m feeling much better now thank you. By the time I … Continue reading

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Occupy Ventura, New York, Oakland, and Your Town, USA


NY Times “Day of Action”  Occupy Oxnard’s Day of Action. Ventura/Oxnard is little better than a slice of America rising to its feet in support (if not in numbers) of our brothers and sisters who are OCCUPYing Wall Street in … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall St: the Economics of Slavery


I was looking for something salient to say.  Something pithy, meaningful, and relevant to the “Occupy Wall Street” movement.  I found “Tragic Farce” in my mailbox, clicked on it and found:  http://christofpierson.wordpress.com/2011/10/20/where-did-occupywallstreet-come-from/ http://www.chrismartenson.com/category/tags/damon-vrabel These blogs do a far better job … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street, 99%


Who Are These People?  How are they different from the “Tea Party?” Why have they come from everywhere, starting in NY on Wall St and spreading like army ants from NY to Seattle to LA to Chicago to your town. … Continue reading

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American Winter on Wall Street


Not to worry, the snow will drive them away  The Arab spring has focused the attention of the world onto the wider subject of social injustice.  It will become the year of universal unrest as it becomes clearer that the … Continue reading

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