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United

Audiovisual project that shows the evolution of the indignant movement initiated in Spain and that has multiplied in different countries of the world crystallising in a world-wide demonstration on October 15, 2011 whose peculiarity is that finishes in Wall Street, … Continue reading

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Right here all over

Occupy Wall Street – Self organizing principle in action

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Care for the collective

Just a few kids ? Occupy Wall Street is leaderless resistance movement with people of many colors, genders and political persuasions. The one thing we all have in common is that We Are The 99% that will no longer tolerate the greed … Continue reading

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Not here

By  Amy Goodman If 2,000 Tea Party activists descended on Wall Street, you would probably have an equal number of reporters there covering them. Yet 2,000 people did occupy Wall Street last Saturday. They weren’t carrying the banner of the Tea … Continue reading

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Illusions and Plunder

Meltdown-The men who crashed the world The first of a four-part investigation into a world of greed and recklessness that brought down the financial world.

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An unequal society

By Robert B. Reich THE 5 percent of Americans with the highest incomes now account for 37 percent of all consumer purchases, according to the latest research from Moody’s Analytics. That should come as no surprise. Our society has become more … Continue reading

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Irrationality

By Danny Schechter  Thank you, Wikipedia, for this definition: “Irrationality is cognition, thinking, talking or acting without inclusion of rationality. It is more specifically described as an action or opinion given through inadequate reasoning, emotional distress, or cognitive deficiency. The … Continue reading

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Dog days

By Danny Schechter Now that the debt drama is over for the moment, we can all safely retreat into what was once called the “dog days of summer” and chill out if the volatile weather allows us to. We can think … Continue reading

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A matter of indifference

By Marc Brost – Heike Buchter – Mark Schieritz One can’t even see this crisis, and that’s the dangerous thing about it. Tens of thousands of Germans are on holidays in Italy, relaxing on the beach at Viareggio or strolling through the streets of … Continue reading

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Kill Bill: The sabotage of US finance reform

By Danny Schechter Some years back Thomas Frank nailed it in his book, The Wrecking Crew. It was subtitled “How Conservatives Rule” and showed how narrow self-interest and well practiced cynicism in the service of partisan warfare has crippled our … Continue reading

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