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13 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

In the Spirit of 'Occupy,' Nickelback's New Song Calls for 'Revolution'

Remember Nickelback? The Canadian band that everyone loves to hate? Their latest release "Edge Of A Revolution" echoed the Occupy Wall Street movement's mantra with a disturbing call for "revolution."

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23 hrs ago | Counterpunch

Charles M. 'Chuck' Young

CounterPunch has lost a perceptive and witty analyst of the American political and cultural scene, while Rock& Roll has lost one of its leading critics.

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Related Topix: Journalism

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Townhall

United in Hatred: Occupy and Ferguson

A Washington Post story headlined "Not Their Grandfather's Protest" sought to depict the Ferguson riots, triggered by the fatal shooting of a black youth by a white police officer, as a new generation of the Civil Rights movement.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Opinion

CKNW News Talk 980

Union leader compares teachers' strike to sex and The Arab Spring

Some teachers are left scratching their heads after a bizarre letter sent out by the President of the Abbotsford Teachers' Association comparing the teachers' dispute to sex, The Arab Spring, and the Occupy Wall Street movement.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Film School Rejects

'Medium Cool' is Still the Most One-Of-A-Kind Movie Ever Made

What if in the midst of the Ferguson protests, literally on the scene with actors intertwined with real demonstrators, someone was filming a fictional drama with a romantic plot? That would seem disrespectful, I'm sure, if only because those events have been centered around the death of an individual.

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Related Topix: Medium Cool, War Movies, Drama Movies, The Dark Knight Rises

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Straits Times

Capitalism is dead, long live capitalism

The symptoms are everywhere: economic growth that fuels climate change, growing income inequalities, the global financial crisis, corporate activism such as Occupy Wall Street... the list goes on.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Russia Taday

a 'It was a matter of time before something happened to set off the Ferguson riots'

We are talking about a predominantly black community that has been harassed and abused by a predominately white police forced for many, many years, Ted Rall, American political cartoonist, columnist and author, told RT.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Canadian Business Magazine

Enviro-scolds have spooked companies into silence about sustainability: Bruce Philp

A Ford Focus coming off the assembly line in Wayne, MI. Ford improved its energy efficiency by 6.4% in 2012 alone.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Hatchback, Ford Focus, Ford, Sedan, Wayne, MI, Marketing

Kevin, M.D.

The uphill climb of complex care management

In an ironic analogy to the recent Occupy Wall Street movement publicizing the wealth gap between America's elite and the general public, the health care world also has its own infamous 1%.

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Concord Monitor

Letter: The critical question

We want elected officials to know our concerns. We do not want to be drowned out by huge amounts of money from either multinational corporations based in the United States or from foreign corporations that fund huge numbers of television and print ads in their interest.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Forbes.com

Occupy Central Or Not? Hong Kong Won't Accept China's 'Sham' Elections

I have been a business journalist for the past 10 years working for various news outlets from Asia and New York.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, World News, New York University

Wall Street Journal

Rally's Calm: Culmination Of Planning

Not one shot was fired. Not one store was looted. And though thousands took to the streets to protest police brutality, not a single arrest was made.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Riot

Sat Aug 23, 2014

New York Daily News

Rev. Al's march

New Yorkers anguished by Eric Garner's death after a struggle with police will march today from the scene of the confrontation to the Staten Island district attorney's office.

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Related Topix: New York, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Opinion

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Brooklyn Bridge Protest Case Survives 2nd Circ.

More than 700 Occupy Wall Street activists who were arrested on the Brooklyn Bridge can pursue a civil rights class action, the 2nd Circuit ruled Thursday.

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Related Topix: Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

Daily Kos

Do protest marches do any good?

I used to think that protest marches by liberals, progressives and other groups who are commonly lumped together under the label "The Left" , served a valuable purpose.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Ferguson, MO

Counterpunch

The Long Road to Ferguson

I have heard multiple journalists expressing their shock at seeing heavily-armed and armored riot police using tear gas, rubber-coated steel bullets, and other "nonlethal" weapons against peaceful protesters in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Riot

ProPublica

"Less Lethal" Flash-Bangs Used in Ferguson Leave Some Feeling the Burn

A journalist says he was singed by a flash-bang fired by St. Louis County police trying to disperse a crowd, raising questions about how to use these military-style devices safely and appropriately.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, St Louis County, MO, Florissant, MO, Explosion

Anarkismo Newswire

Audio: Translating Anarchy: The Anarchism of Occupy Wall Street

A 30 minute talk by Mark Bray, author of Translating Anarchy: The Anarchism of Occupy Wall Street followed by an hour of discussion.

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The Daily Beast

Joanna Coles, Queen of CosmoBy Lloyd Grove

The British editor of Cosmopolitan says she loves talking about sex. The key to women succeeding in business? Playing golf, apparently.

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Related Topix: Journalism

Examiner.com

Progressivism vs. Libertarianism

The nation's history has been punctuated by reform movements aimed at welcoming previously marginalized groups into the body politic or extending the benefits of American prosperity and opportunity to those left behind.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Wedding, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

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