Tag Archives: #OCCUPY

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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Occupy Movement Day 161: The World Protests


The Globalisation of Protest Protesters around the world say they are part of a generation that played by the rules but has no hope for the future. Joseph E Stiglitz is University Professor at Columbia University, a Nobel laureate in economics, … 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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Occupy Movement has Unexpected “Legs”


“Legs,” in American English means a story that lasts and lasts.  So it is with the Occupy movement.  It has become more than what some tried to denigrate as a small and temporary aberration.  It is following a well traveled evolution … Continue reading

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Greve, Strike, Huelga


Today, 24 Nov 2011, is the day of “The General Strike” in Portugal.  The country’s transportation system has been 90% shut down to protest many of the same things that are at issue here in the US. Unemployment, the crushing … Continue reading

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Platform for #OCCUPY International


The Rising Tide of Unrest  #OCCUPY is not an American phenomenon, it is a world-wide tremor reverberating around the world.  Unrest exists across North Africa and the Middle East.  It exists across Europe and it’s hard to predict where it … Continue reading

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