Spokes on the anti-austerity wheel: moving beyond reform

Spokes on the anti-austerity wheel: moving beyond reform

By Shane Burley If we want to envision an anti-austerity movement that can genuinely empower people, we will have to create one that moves beyond austerity altogether. The contraction of capital, the latest stage in the perpetual crisis of the free market, is happening again. This time it is feeding on the oxygenated blood of …

Action Council Events — October 24 to October 29

By MikeZonta Occupy SF ~ACTION COUNCIL~ Next Meeting Sunday, October 26, 2014 2:00pm – 4:00pm UNITE / HERE (Local 2) 215 Golden Gate Ave (Nr. Civic Center BART) San Francisco Websites: OccupySF Action Council: http://occupyactionsf.org OccupySF: http://occupysf.org ANNOUNCEMENTS Friday, October 24 O 24, Friday, 6:00pm – 8:00pm, Living Wage Pop-up Gallery 2940 … → Source: …

it's all gone corporate

By elf3 Two stories so bad I could not choose which to post…all I can say is it has all gone corporate now. We fight back or we cog. I don’t think I like to cog …do you? Source: it's all gone corporate

The return of the nightmare in Mexico (or, was it ever gone?)

The return of the nightmare in Mexico (or, was it ever gone?)

By Leonidas Oikonomakis Political assassinations appear to be back on the agenda in Peña Nieto’s Mexico, as protesters demand information on the fate of 43 missing students. Students being arrested by the police and then just disappearing from the face of the earth. Mass graves with dozens of unidentified bodies being discovered. The government reassuring …

Hey Geniuses, Voting is Not a Right

By turbocharger If it were a right, then everyone could vote. But nope, the system determines if people get to have representation for their taxation, via charges and labels. That means it is a privilege, not a right. Its about time we start labeling things as they actually are instead of this MSM narrative. Source: …

Brazil Protects Delaware-Sized Swath of Amazon Rainforest

Brazil Protects Delaware-Sized Swath of Amazon Rainforest

By noah After a year in which destruction of the world’s largest rainforest rose 29%, the new Alto Maues reserve has 1.6 million acres of mostly untouched forests that are not known to have human presence. Source: Brazil Protects Delaware-Sized Swath of Amazon Rainforest

………………….We smell a Rat…….!

By 2walterpenny2 ……Instead of forcing the Saudis to end the ISIS violence……..we now have nut cases….killing people here…..like….Robert Kennedy….Martin Luther King…etc…..how is it….that when those that can profit from Chaos…..nut jobs…..start the Chaos…..! Why are Bush & Cheney quiet????? Why is it that we know the Saudis are responsible…..by financing ISIS…what is really going on….? …

FYI: Project Vote Smart

By MikeZonta VoteSmart.org is a completely non-partisan non-profit dedicated to bringing free, unbiased information to every American. Source: FYI: Project Vote Smart

generations fucked

By elf3 http://finance.yahoo.com/news/why-generation-x-had-the-worst-personal-finance-year-ever-214519220.html -gen x really is the forgotten generation…we skipped college altogether and most who went didn’t finish because financial aid wasn’t keeping up with inflation they would get approved one year for a certain amount and the next year they got told to go get stuffed…now we are trying to get work competing …

Coopertative Federal

By turbocharger If anyone is looking for a great credit union who wants to help a ton of people, check out: http://www.cooperativefederal.org/ They were referred to me for a project we are doing, and while too far away to be practical for us, they were very impressive. Based in Syracuse, but open to out of …

Uncle Bobby Puts Out the Call: STOP Police Terror & Mass Incarceration. OGP @ 1:00 PM Wednesday, Oct 22nd.

By LaborSolidarityCommittee Watch the video as Uncle Bobby, Oscar Grant’s uncle, relives the murder of his nephew on the Fruitvale BART station, a set of community members pledges resistance and declares that “Black, Brown and All Lives Matter.” Uncle Bobby asks everyone to come to Oscar Grant Plaza at 1:00 PM on October 22nd, 2014, …

Action Council Events — October 20 to October 31

By MikeZonta OccupySF ~ Action Council ~ ANNOUNCEMENTS Websites: OccupySF Action Council: http://occupyactionsf.org OccupySF: http://occupysf.org Monday, October 20 O 20, Monday, 10:00am – 11:30am , Annual DCCC Ultimate Women’s Power Luncheon – Nancy Pelosi will host Hillary Clinton. Fairmont Hotel California and Mason Sts. SF Tell Pelosi & Clinton Fix Healthcare – … → Source: …