The Veterans of the 99%

Reprinted from New Deal 2.0 (November 11. 2011) By Reese Neader Our veterans fight for our country overseas. They shouldn’t have to fight for a job when they come home. It’s Veterans Day 2011, and the Great Recession continues. Just as in years past, American veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are coming […]

Current Crisis “70 Times Larger” Than S&L Fraud of the 1980s

Here’s William K. Black, one of the regulators who helped convict nearly one thousand perps in the S&L meltdown of the 1980s and author of “The Best Way to Rob a Bank is to Own One,” speaking about the current crisis and how to deal with it (about 4 minutes):

How the 99 Percent Really Lost Out – in Far Greater Ways Than the Occupy Protesters Imagine

Reprinted from Truthout.org (October 29, 2011) By Gar Alperovitz “Property is theft,” French anarchist Pierre-Joseph Proudhon famously declared in 1840 – a judgment clearly shared by many of those involved in the occupations in the name of the 99 percent around the country, and especially when applied to Wall Street bankers and traders. Elizabeth Warren […]

Occupy Sacramento Video Images: “We Are the 99%”

How Many American Cities Are Now Being “Occupied?”

How big, how extensive is the “Occupy Wall Street” movement in America? It’s hard to day for sure, but this list (from occupytogether.org) gives a hint: Albuquerque, NM | Allentown, PA | Athens, GA | Atlanta, GA | Asheville, NC | Austin, TX | Baltimore, MD | Boston, MA | Buffalo, NY | Burlington, VT […]

Whose Side Are You On: The Moral Clarity of Occupy Wall Street

Reprinted from Campaign for America’s Future By Robert Borosage Once Occupy Wall Street demonstrations started to sweep across America, the mainstream media began to pay attention — and sounded a chorus of criticism. The movement was disorganized; it had no agenda. It wasn’t organized like the Tea Party. Fox News trotted out ace reporter Geraldo […]

Wall Street Protesters Speak: “I’m Very Hopeful!”

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