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 3 years 26 weeks ago
#1

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.

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theoccupationparty 3 years 25 weeks ago
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clarification on our website address www.theoccupationparty.org

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theoccupationparty 3 years 25 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.

"Unequal Protection: How Corporations Became People."

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