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WNYC-AM New York
Tribute: Margot Adler
Reporter Margot Adler 's mellifluous voice has been heard on National Public Radio for 35 years, where she covered everything from budget cuts in education to the arts to Occupy Wall Street.
2 hrs ago
Watch Occupy Television for Free on FilmOn
Occupy Television is available for free viewing on FilmOn. If you're inspired by social activism, such as Occupy Wall Street and other social movements, Occupy Television is the channel you need to tune into.
7 hrs ago
Building a Progressive Alternative to ALEC
People associated with the Occupy Wall Street movement met on the steps of the Minnesota capitol building to protest the influence of corporate money in politics.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Smoke Farm Symposium
Sometimes when a smart person is talking, it feels good to feel dumb. That is what happens at Smoke Farm: Civilized ant colonies , labor-union tactics, and the genesis of Occupy Wall Street all filled the agenda last year.
Detroit, Gaza, and the continuing erosion of traditional media
The story of the Detroit water crisis is getting a familiar treatment in the media.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
West Bank Rises, Tens Of Thousands Join Largest March Since Last Intifada
Tens of thousands of Palestinians marched with President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah movement from the West Bank city of Ramallah toward Jerusalem to protest Israel's war on Hamas in Gaza, which has claimed the lives of nearly 800 Palestinians, many of them civilians.
The New York Observer
Cecily McMillan Speaks Out In Defense of Rikers' Correction Officers
In the wake of last Monday's controversial New York Times article detailing the allegedly brutal conditions experienced by mentally ill inmates of Rikers Island, corrections officers and the head of the Correctional Officers' union, Norman Seabrook, have been largely vilified.
Let Students Discharge College Debts In Bankruptcy? Yes, But...
Ever since the obstreperous Occupy Wall Street protests of 2011, Americans have been getting an earful about the alleged crisis of student loan debt.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Ecology Global Network
How a Commons Way of Life Helps Curb Climate Change
It's easy to not think about the looming climate crisis. For one thing, it's depressing to ponder the misery ahead if we don't take drastic steps now to curb greenhouse emissions.
Spotlight falls on top 1% in science
News that a rarified group of scientists has claimed the lion's share of publications has set off a social-media discussion about the fairness of the system.
"The Ted Cruz of his day": How Robert La Follette explains today's dysfunction
The gap between the rich and the rest is better described as a canyon, and it's only getting worse.
NBC Discovers Hypocrisy of Michael Moore's Wealth; Used Him to Bash Wall Street in Past
On Wednesday, NBC's Today offered a surprising full report on "filmmaker and liberal activist" Michael Moore tarnishing his "blue-collar, anti-capitalist image" after it was revealed during divorce proceedings that Moore and his now ex-wife lived in a Michigan mansion, "the 10,000-square-foot house, reportedly in the same neighborhood as Madonna ... (more)
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Kindle Unlimited, Spotify and the coming arts apocalypse: Are you worried?
Right now we have the best of all worlds: we get the convenience of free or very cheap a la carte online entertainment consumption, largely paid for by traditional revenue sources for entertainment producers: movie tickets, CD sales and concerts, physical book sales.
David Weidner's Writing on the Wall: Wall Street backlash will shake up 2016 election
The Justice Department continues to rain down settlement after settlement on Wall Street institutions.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Open thread for night owls. Susan Faludi at The Baffler on 'Facebook feminism'
After a quarter-century, The Baffler has rolled out its new digital self for the silver jubilee issue, with a fully retrievable, erudite archive dating back to 1988.
Occupy Santa Cruz to Mark Third Anniversary
As Occupy Wall Street prepares to mark its Third Anniversary and looks to the future of the Occupy Movement, this participant and observer of Occupy Santa Cruz offers some reflections as we approach our own anniversary on October 4th.
Occupy Protester Trashed by NY's Leading Paper
Jeffrey St. Clair on Hillary Clinton's miraculous rags-to-riches method of financial success; LA CONFIDENTIAL: Lee Ballinger on race, violence and inequality in Los Angeles; PAPER DRAGON: Peter Lee on China's military; THE BATTLE OVER PAT TILLMAN: David Hoelscher provides a 10 year retrospective on the changing legacy of Pat Tillman; MY BROTHER AND ... (more)
Sun Jul 20, 2014
The Weekly Oil And Gas Follies
Goodness, where to begin? The biggest news this week came from the college town of Denton, Texas, where the city council made the sensible decision not to enact a ban on hydraulic fracturing that had been brought to the council through a petition drive.
Adam B. Summers: Fed up with the Fed
"It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and money system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning."
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Crooks and Liars
Open Carry Advocate Wants To Fight Police Brutality By Threatening Cops With Guns
LibertyCrier's founder wants "massive" open carry to threaten cops into not "serving and protecting" the sh*t out of you.