November 2011

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Use MINIPROTESTING for PHASE 2 of Occupations

America has heard us through Occupations. They now know they are part of the 99%. Now it's time to show them WHY. And we can detail all the GOP travesties that got us here through miniprotesting's unique brand of curbside activism.

CRAM DOWN: US officials in Egypt “overseeing” elections.

there getting democracy

Rush Limbaugh’s Ob\gyn completely overwhelmed by enormity of the task.


Occupy the Moment Weekly Podcast


Myself and another member of Occupy St. Louis produce a weekly podcast called Occupy the Moment, broadcasting in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street and chapters around the world. Occupy the Moment is a news/opinion podcast focusing on the Occupy Movement that is completely independent and unfunded, with no advertising budget, and using free, open source software.

The Great American Freedom Scam

November 27

A Capital Idea Part 94: The Freedom Scam

Here is another post about "freedom" as presented in the United States. I have written around the edges of this topic previsouly, but hearing or seeing so many Americans give obligatory "thanks" to our military for the second time in two weeks, made me realize that this is a scam perpetrated by the military-industrial-religious-political complex in the United States, and thus needs to be framed that way. Also, this time, I did some research comparing the "freedom" of the United States to that of other nations.

if I had two cents

Bodes well or ill...?

Monied$ interests behind oppressive Egyptian army growing inpatient.

It would appear that the Egyptian people are not pleased with the candidates the 1% are allowing them to choose from.

Latest Headlines

Obama to veto legislation on refugee screening

President Barack Obama would veto a Republican bill introduced in the wake of the Paris attacks to toughen the screening process for Syrian refugees

New York officials: No credible ISIS threat against city

There is no credible threat to New York City at this time, officials said

China denies torturing political prisoners

A Chinese delegation denied mistreatement of prisoners held in police stations and deaths in custody

Community Archive

Why the Kochs Really Embraced Criminal Justice Reform...

It looks like the Koch brothers have scammed us once again.

When news first came out that Charles and David Koch -- the Koch brothers -- were supporting criminal justice reform efforts in Congress, many of us thought, "Wow, they're actually doing something good for once."

And for good reason, too.