It’s Time To Occupy A New Year →
A nifty read from one of my favorite independent journalists, Danny Schechter, about Occupying the coming year, by supporting more independent news sources and journalists, but also by Occupying mainstream media. Danny is always an enjoyable read. Click through and enjoy!
The Citigroup Plutonomy Memos: Two bombshell... →
The link leads to an article that discussed explosive and highly controversial Citigroup memos from 2005 and 2006 that clearly lay out plans for continuing rule of, for and by the rich in America and abroad and provides details for expanding the plutocracy. The memos predict, years ago mind you, the Occupy Wall St. movement. This info is exactly why OWS fights the 1%. To know that these kinds...
6 Shocking Revelations About Wall Street's "Secret... →
“We now have concrete evidence that Wall Street and Washington are running a secret government far removed from the democratic process. Through a freedom of information request by Bloomberg News, the public now has access to over 29,000 pages of Fed documents and 21,000 additional Fed transactions that were deliberately hidden, and for good reason” Please click through to read...
Great, short, educational piece about the Spanish indigados in Barcelona and how they’re responding to increased privatization, austerity and a broken electoral system. Sound familiar? There’s a lot of parallels here with American and much to be learned from the people who helped inspire “occupations” and the OWS movement. Watch, learn and enjoy! Thanks.
Bailout Total: $29.616 Trillion Dollars →
“There is a fascinating new study coming out of the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College. Its titled “$29,000,000,000,000: A Detailed Look at the Fed’s Bail-out by Funding Facility and Recipient” by James Felkerson. The study looks at the lending, guarantees, facilities and spending of the Federal Reserve.” Click through to read the remainder of the article and learn about the...
Congress: Trading stock on inside information? →
Washington, D.C. is a town that runs on inside information - but should our elected officials be able to use that information to pad their own pockets? As Steve Kroft reports, members of Congress and their aides have regular access to powerful political intelligence, and many have made well-timed stock market trades in the very industries they regulate. For now, the practice is perfectly...