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."
23 hrs ago
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.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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%.
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.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
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.