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Posted on: Nov 25, 2011, Source: The Nation

OWS is a new wave of protest, a direct and significant challenge to the elite who are unaccustomed to such confrontation.

Posted on: Nov 1, 2011, Source: The Nation

No person, cause, or movement is capable of existing in America for very long before some entrepreneuring pioneer comes along and tries to slap dollar signs on him/her/it.

Posted on: May 27, 2011, Source: AlterNet

"Louisiana students can't compete with kids across the country and around the world if we're not being taught evolution," said Zack Kopplin, 17.

Posted on: May 23, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The narrative that there isn’t enough money isn’t true. In state after state, legislatures are able to find hundreds of millions of dollars to spend on the whims of the rich.

Posted on: Mar 28, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

As many as 500,000 protesters marched in London on Saturday to protest Britain’s deepest cuts to public spending since World War II.

Posted on: Mar 27, 2011, Source: The Nation

From coast-to-coast, more than forty cities joined in a day of action protesting the tax-dodging of massive corporations that they see as the real source of the country's deficit.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2011, Source: The Nation

Regardless of nationality, the issue of tax-dodging unifies citizens who bear the brunt of corporate exploitation.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2011, Source: The Nation

For the most part, people agree that rich corporations should pay their share in taxes. "The only people who don’t like it are the bank managers.”

Posted on: Feb 22, 2011, Source:

Sane Americans are learning the correct history lessons from their brothers and sisters in struggle.

Posted on: Oct 19, 2010, Source:

Boat arrivals only make up 5% of Australia's annual humanitarian intake. There are approximately 50,000 "illegal" persons in Australia at any one time and most are British.

Posted on: Jan 20, 2010, Source: AlterNet

You'll get more radiation from traveling in an airplane. But there are plenty of other reasons to hate the scanners.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2009, Source: AlterNet, which promises to be a "family friendly" site, was founded by a man who claims to have been banned from Twitter for defending Rush Limbaugh.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2009, Source: Smirking Chimp

The cause du jour for the Republican Party is to make as many rapid-fire comparisons between the Democrats and the Nazis as humanly possible.

Posted on: Sep 27, 2009, Source: True/Slant

This technology has been deployed in Iraq as an "anti-insurgent weapon" -- it could easily be used as a torture tool.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2009, Source: True/Slant

As much as white Americans hate to admit it, race issues are always in play, whether we're talking about unequal health care access or Limbaugh's latest rant.

Posted on: May 28, 2009, Source: True/Slant

The construction of mega-embassies syphons aid away from areas that could potentially help stabilize the Middle East.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Obama says we must expand drone operations in Pakistan lest the Taliban get a nuclear weapon. Pakistani author Tariq Ali tells me this is a joke.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2008, Source: Buffalo Beast

The latest salmonella scare shows that even vegetarians are still at the mercy of the meat industry.