Daily Topics - Monday February 27th, 2012

Daily Topics - Monday February 27th, 2012

Hour One: Why is Dow spying on The Yes Men? Mike Bonanno, The Yes Men / Plus, who is really behind Canadian Tar Sands company? / And, Occupy politics? Tyrone Givens, The Occupation Party

Hour Two: A win for Union workers in Chicago - Vincente Rangel, United Electrical Workers

Hour Three: What is the GOP's latest "complete Social Security reform plan?" Phil Kerpen, Americans for Prosperity

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mathboy's picture
mathboy 2 years 38 weeks ago
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How could any Christian entrust Rick Santorum with their religion when he's not even a member of the clergy? He's essentially an amateur.

theoccupationparty's picture
theoccupationparty 2 years 38 weeks ago
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clarification on our website address www.theoccupationparty.org

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theoccupationparty 2 years 37 weeks ago
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The Occupation Party is a new third party that stands in solidarity with the populist message of Occupy Wall Street.

We are planning to occupy the political process and take the people’s message into Congress by electing representatives and senators who are people from the 99%, not the political elite.

The other way we're subsidizing Walmart...

Most of us know how taxpayers subsidize Walmart's low wages with billions of dollars in Medicaid, food stamps, and other financial assistance for workers. But, did you know that we're also subsidizing the retail giant by paying the cost of their environmental destruction.

From Unequal Protection, 2nd Edition:
"If you wonder why and when giant corporations got the power to reign supreme over us, here’s the story."
Jim Hightower, national radio commentator and author of Swim Against the Current
From The Thom Hartmann Reader:
"Thom Hartmann channels the best of the American Founders with voice and pen. His deep attachment to a democratic civil society is just the medicine America needs."
Tom Hayden, author of The Long Sixties and director, Peace and Justice Resource Center.
From The Thom Hartmann Reader:
"Thom Hartmann is a creative thinker and committed small-d democrat. He has dealt with a wide range of topics throughout his life, and this book provides an excellent cross section. The Thom Hartmann Reader will make people both angry and motivated to act."
Dean Baker, economist and author of Plunder and Blunder, False Profits, and Taking Economics Seriously