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US Politics & Gov't

Robin Hood Activists Take Aim at Wall Street
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Wall Street excesses, Robin Hood Tax, financial sector, Occupy Wall Street, social justice, corporate, politics, society, usa, economy, corruption, news, ethics, economy, abuse )

Cal
- 391 days ago - ipsnews.net
Five years after the 2008 world financial crisis and two years after the Occupy movement it triggered, U.S. critics of the financial sector are coalescing around the idea of a Robin Hood Tax on financial transactions.
FBI Considered Occupy Movement Potential Threat, Documents Say
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Occupy Wall Street, FBI, media, lies, government, ethics, propaganda, freedoms, news, politics )

Cal
- 660 days ago - cnn.com
The FBI extensively monitored the Occupy Wall Street movement around the United States, using counterterrorism agents and other resources, according to recently released FBI internal documents.
Twitter Ordered to Release OWS Protester's Data or Be Fined for Contempt
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, news, freedoms, ethics, Titter, OWS, Occupy Wall Street, privacy, politics, usa )

Cal
- 764 days ago - wired.com
Twitter has three days to turn over user data related to an Occupy Wall Street protester or face monetary sanctions from a New York Court.
Chris Hedges and Lawrence Lessig: Getting Money Out of Politics
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: citizens united, corruption, democracy, money, occupy, occupy the courts, occupy wall street, politics )

Judy
- 996 days ago - truthdig.com
One invented Creative Commons, the other occupied the commons. Together, they talk about strategies for ridding our democracy of corrosive corporate dollars. Video.
Vancouver Set for Showdown With Occupiers After Woman's Death
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: occupy Wall Street, activism, usa, Canada, politics, news, ethics, freedoms, media, economy )

Cal
- 1077 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
The weekend death of a young woman at the Occupy Vancouver tent protest has galvanized determination by city officials to end the 23-day, downtown encampment as quickly as possible.
Police Arrest More Occupy Atlanta Protesters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: occupy Wall Street, activism, usa, politics, news, ethics, freedoms, media, economy )

Cal
- 1077 days ago - npr.org
Police arrested 20 people after an Occupy Atlanta protest rally in a city park spilled onto the streets and officers converged on them on motorcycles, on horseback and in riot gear.
3 Remarkable Occupations You Haven't Heard Enough About
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Occupy Wall Street, activism, usa, politics, news, ethics, freedoms, media, economy )

Cal
- 1080 days ago - alternet.org
The Occupy protests bear a striking resemblance to one another in spirit, courage and resolve.
Occupy Wall Street: US Military Veterans Heed Protest's Rallying Cry
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Occupy Wall Street, activism, usa, politics, news, ethics, freedoms, media, economy )

Cal
- 1080 days ago - lohud.com
Thousands of U.S. military veterans are heeding the rallying cry of Occupy Wall Street, saying corporate contractors in Iraq made big money while the troops defending them came home -- and can't make a living now.
OWS Oakland Takes Over City -- Around 5,000 Show Up, Businesses Shut Down (Live Blog From the Scene)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Occupy Wall Street, activism, usa, politics, news, ethics, freedoms, media, economy )

Cal
- 1081 days ago - alternet.org
Calling the protests a "general strike" resulted in an unbelievable amount of media coverage. In that sense today could be seen as a victory for the Occupy Movement
We May Be Witnessing the First Large Global Conflict Where People Are Aligned By Consciousness and Not Nation State or Religion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Occupy Wall Street, activism, usa, politics, news, ethics, freedoms, media, economy )

Cal
- 1082 days ago - alternet.org
They're fighting a "corporatocracy" that has bought governments, created armed enforcers, engaged in systemic economic fraud, and plundered treasuries and ecosystems.
Why Occupy Dallas Is Different
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Occupy Wall Street, activism, usa, politics, news, ethics, freedoms, media, economy )

Cal
- 1082 days ago - finance.fortune.cnn.com
Occupy Dallas is not only tolerated by the city, it's hosted by City Hall.
Goldman Sachs Intensifies Threat on Occupy Wall Street's Credit Union
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Goldman Sachs, Credit Union, Occupy Wall Street, Greg Palast )

Ken
- 1083 days ago - youtu.be
Goldman Sachs demanded the return of its $5,000 payment to the Lower East Side Peoples Federal Credit Union. Now, sources say, the trillion-dollar Wall Street mega-bank sent the following message: "You will never get a dime from any bank ever again."
Occupy Wall Street: No Demand Is Big Enough
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Occupy Wall Street, activism, usa, politics, news, ethics, freedoms, media, economy )

Cal
- 1084 days ago - alternet.org
Occupy Wall Street should not be content with half-measures, even as it encourages and applauds the tiny hundredth-measures that might come first.
Income Inequality Is the Achilles Heel in the GOP Strategy to Demonize Occupy Wall Street
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Occupy Wall Street, Rick Perry, GOP, income inequality, wealthy elites, 1%, corporate profits, recession, middle class, unemployment, poverty, working poor, we are the 99% )

Brian
- 1086 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
"I don't care about that." That is what Rick Perry said in the New York Times when John Harwood told him his tax plan would increase income inequality.
 

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