Jewish Voice for Peace occupies Friends of the IDF

Jewish Voice for Peace occupies Friends of the IDF

By Anna Lekas Miller by Anna Lekas Miller Jewish Voice for Peace members unfurl a banner at the Friends of IDF office in New York City. (Facebook) On Tuesday, a group of activists organized by Jewish Voice For Peace, a grassroots organization of Jewish-Americans against the Israeli occupation of Palestine, filed into the Friends of …

Thank You for Your Service: How One Company Sues Soldiers Worldwide

Thank You for Your Service: How One Company Sues Soldiers Worldwide

By noah With stores near military bases across the country, the retailer USA Discounters offers easy credit to service members. But when those loans go bad, the company uses the local courts near its Virginia headquarters to file suits by the thousands. Source: Thank You for Your Service: How One Company Sues Soldiers Worldwide

Parasite #1: The Shadow Banking System

Parasite #1: The Shadow Banking System

By noah Despite the 828-page Dodd-Frank Act, the derivatives pyramid has continued to explode to a value now estimated to be as high as $2 quadrillion. Source: Parasite #1: The Shadow Banking System

GOP now have a 60% chance of winning the Senate

By factsrfun As OWS shuns any who suggest effective action against those who would pass policies to increase wealth inequality, they gain power soon the Courts will move even more toward the power of money over people. it will do this in large part because OWS attacks the Dems in order to build their own …

What in Hades is up with Zendog?!?!

By pigeonlady Yo, folks, he needs detox or something. Is anyone else reading the tripe he’s come up with lately? ‘WTF?’ as he says. Is this the guy who works for DC and politicos etc? I’m not sure what his agenda is but his arguments are mighty weird, like, love jews and hate everyone else. …

Bush Administration Gets Sued!

By shooz At long last the truth “might” get it’s day in court. I hope they call in Chirac as a witness. I want to hear the defense of this remark. ” a U.S. invasion of Iraq is “willed by God” and that “Gog and Magog are at work in the Middle East.” http://www.democraticunderground.com/10025297752 http://witnessiraq.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/SAC.pdf …

I Do Not Believe You Fuckers

I Do Not Believe You Fuckers

By ZenDog Debating Putin’s Missiles I mean WTF . . . PUSSY RIOT . . . stupid mutherfukers I really don’T understand how a core group around here can consistently advocate on behalf of Oligarchs and Outright Insanity. I mean hey . . . if Flipster et. al. isn’t pushing a Russian agenda then they …

Mali Plane Crash

Mali Plane Crash

By turbocharger Being that the Obama administration (let me clarify. It doesnt really matter who is running what in government, this one just currently happens to be ran by Democrats) has been creating war in Mali for the last couple of years, with the help of the French, and we all know that they love …

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By Johnsf http://www.yesfairelections.org and http://www.caclean.org “Clean Elections: Changing the Face of America” It’s a video narrated by journalist Bill Moyers on the influence the Clean Elections movement–or publicly financed elections–has had on politics and campaigns in Maine, Arizona, and North Carolina. The video includes interviews from politicians and citizens from Arizona and … → Source:

A struggle to save Europe’s soul from privatization

A struggle to save Europe’s soul from privatization

By Jerome Roos As the EU sells its soul by pushing Greece to privatize its natural and cultural heritage, ordinary citizens are mobilizing to save their common wealth. Image: the historic Stoa of Attalos, recently rented out for a private event. When news of the Greek debt crisis first broke in 2010, a number of …

Until education is free for all, organize elites too

Until education is free for all, organize elites too

By Kate Aronoff by Kate Aronoff Organizing on private school campuses was a vital force in the anti-apartheid struggle (Flickr / Duke University Archives) There are more than a few reasons not to attend an elite college. Between the Ivy Leagues and well-ranked liberal arts colleges, ambitious applicants now have 50 institutions to choose from …

21 arrested in Utah Tar Sands fight

21 arrested in Utah Tar Sands fight

By Kate Aronoff by Kate Aronoff Activists blockade the Tar Sands construction in Utah (Flickr / 350) On Tuesday, authorities in PR Springs — about an hour outside of Moab, Utah — arrested 21 people for blockading building equipment at a construction site on indigenous Ute land. The machinery in question belongs to U.S. Oil …

Americans Told to Leave Libya

By turbocharger Nice job as usual America. Nothing like a little Hope and Change dropped on a country that was actually making decent strides. http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/u-s-orders-americans-evacuate-embassy-libya-n165546 This message brought to you by Republicans and Democrats. Its the same message they have been bringing people for over 100 years. Another world is not only possible, the possibilities …

Chinese Immigrants Crossing the Rio Grande

By Crackpot The influx of Central American illegal immigrants appears to have attracted the attention of Chinese nationals seeking to gain access to the United States. Border Patrol union officials in the Rio Grande Valley Sector tell NATIONAL REVIEW ONLINE that they’ve noticed a recent uptick in the number of Chinese border crossers. While the …

Bee Against Monsanto

Bee Against Monsanto

By turbocharger If anyone would like to help spread the word on upcoming action, here is the site: http://www.upcycletrading.com/bam/ Its a great group with a great cause, I know a few of them very well. Good hardworking peeps. https://www.facebook.com/events/273985702772399/ I also like this cover, as if there is some great mystery as why this is …

Infectious disease insurgencies

By grapes Infectious diseases have made strong comebacks but our defenses such as antibiotics are dwindling. In this jet age, the citizens of Netherlands turned out to be right on top of warring Eastern Ukraine and were murdered. We are all targets of the infectious disease insurgencies spread globally sometimes at jet speeds. Deadly Ebola …

Katrina Vanden Heuvel on ukraine

By flip AMY GOODMAN: For more, we’re joined by Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor and publisher of The Nation. She has reported on Russia for decades and blogs at TheNation.com, is also a columnist for the WashingtonPost.com. Her latest column is headlined “Downing of Flight 17 Should Trigger Talks, Not More Violence.” Talk about the latest, …