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As an enthusiastic supporter of Occupy Wall Street, I welcome collaboration for global sustainability. Humanity needs to make a breakthrough to create our Dream of a Meaningful, Creative, Sustainable Planet.
Investment Capitalism seems to be going on steroids as INTRADE has people becoming globally obsessed with money to the point where they are betting on war.…Continue
Added by Sanford Hinden on November 27, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
Added by Mark E. Smith on November 22, 2012 at 9:54pm — No Comments
A group of over 200 of the nations top CEO's are bringing it back to "we the people" , our legislators and the President with their "Fix the Debt" campaign...the biggest Trojan Horse ever!!! If we the people stay engaged we can turn this into the massive backlash the plutonomy has long feared. Point to it, hold it up, out it, urge your pension funds to divest all companies involved in this , boycott all products and services of the companies involved in this.
We do need to…Continue
Added by paulbkemp on November 18, 2012 at 10:36am — No Comments
Women got out the vote for Obama's second term, on the basis that he was more likely than Romney to appoint Supreme Court justices who might protect women's rights.
Apparently feminists had forgotten the Clarence Thomas hearings. Supreme Court appointees have to be adults with enough credentials to appear suitable for the job, like a district judge, a successful attorney, or a professor. But if they have ever openly supported women's rights, even so much as making a public…Continue
Added by Mark E. Smith on November 14, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Happy to report that Maine has ousted the tea party..now we begin the very hard work of undoing all the damage they did legislatively and to Maine's major environmental, planning and human services agencies during their "raid"
Added by Lindsay Newland Bowker on November 8, 2012 at 8:45am — No Comments
After Abolition, whites in the south devised a clever way to keep many Blacks enslaved. They enacted new laws, like the vagrancy law. Since white plantation owners were not going to pay wages to Blacks whose labor they had previously exploited for free, many "freed" Blacks found themselves unemployed. The vagrancy laws made unemployment a crime, so Blacks who didn't have jobs could be arrested for vagrancy, brought to trial, convicted, and sentenced to hard labor on the very same plantations…Continue
Added by Mark E. Smith on November 5, 2012 at 7:34pm — No Comments
For those of you not on the OWS/Strike Debt email list...
It’s finally time to talk about an exciting new initiative from Strike Debt, called “The Rolling Jubilee”. The Rolling Jubilee is a bailout of the people by the people - we buy defaulted debt for pennies on the dollar, but instead of collecting it, we abolish it.
We're writing to ask the national Occupy network for help to spread the word…