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Neoliberalism’s Dark Path to Fascism, by Chris Hedges

Neoliberalism transforms freedom for the many into freedom for the few. Its logical result is neofascism.

The Con of Diversity, by Chris Hedges

Mediocrity in the name of diversity. How the white power structure plays people of color.

Chris Hedges | The Mafia State

We will remove them from power or enter a new dark age.

David Swanson | Of All the Opinions I’ve Heard on Syria

if you want actual aid delivered on a massive scale, if you want withdrawal of foreign forces and the opening of serious negotiations for disarmament and peace…

Chris Hedges | Fooled Again

The criminal gangs that deliver migrants to Europe make about $100 million a month for their work. They exploit and traffic human beings just as highly paid CEOs do.

Nafeez Ahmed: The Inclusive Capitalism Initiative is Trojan Horse to quell coming global revolt

. . . proposed ‘reforms’ offer ways to rehabilitate perceptions of powerful businesses and corporations, in order to head-off rising worker discontent and thus keep the system going, while continuing to maximise profits for the few at the expense of the planet. By Nafeez Ahmed  The Guardian  Wednesday, May 28, 2014  TheRawStory.com Yesterday’s [5/27/14] Conference on […]

Henry Giroux: Reclaiming the Radical Imagination — Challenging Casino Capitalism’s Punishing Factories

A society consisting of the sum of its vanity and greed is not a society at all but a state of war.   — Lewis Lapham By Henry A. Giroux  13 January 2014  Truthout.org | Op-Ed (Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout) The Gilded Age is back, with huge profits for the ultrarich, hedge fund managers and the major players in the financial […]

[Video] Jon Stewart Explains Difference Between Corporations & People: People Can’t Escape Justice w/ Money

Published on Dec 4, 2013 December 4, 2013 – Jon Stewart helped explain Wednesday night the exact difference between corporations and people: when people get in trouble with the law, they can’t pay a shitload of money to settle everything out of court. But corporations? Yes they can! Stewart went through example after example of big […]

Alexis Goldstein> Leaving Wall Street

Leaving Wall Street By Alexis Goldstein    Saturday, 05 May 2012 09:50, | Op-Ed   truthout (Photo: -sel / Flickr) When some people think about Wall Street, they conjure up images of traders shouting on the stock exchange, of bankers dining at five star restaurants, of CEOs whispering in the ears of captured Congress members. When I think about […]

Kevin Zeese> Chris Hedges Examines the Strategy of Occupy Washington DC

Chris Hedges Examines the Strategy of Occupy Washington, DC By Kevin Zeese – Posted on 23 January 2012   October2011.org The thinking I express in the column below was developed after many months of discussion with people who worked together to create the Occupation of Washington, DC, which began on Freedom Plaza and continues to evolve with a […]

Chris Hedges> Thank You for Standing Up

Thank You for Standing Up By Chris Hedges (about the author)    January 23, 2012 opednews.com  This article cross-posted from Truthdig I spent Friday morning sitting on a wooden bench in a fourth-floor courtroom in the New York Criminal Court in Manhattan. I was waiting to be sentenced for “disturbing the peace” and “refusing to obey a lawful order” […]

Molly Knefel> Busted for Tweeting

Busted for tweeting Police escalation in New York as my brother and 17 other people are arrested for observing an occupation. MOLLY KNEFEL   DEC 13, 2011 8:02 AM     Salon.com Police outside New York’s Winter Garden  (Credit: Molly Knefel) Monday  morning marked yet another Day of Action for the Occupy Wall Street movement. Eight cities […]

Who’s Wrecking America? Meet Your 1 Percent Nominees (and Vote)

Who’s Wrecking America? Meet Your 1 Percent Nominees Monday 21 November 2011    truthout Robert Greenwald, Brave New Foundation | News Analysis The Occupy movement has drawn attention to how too many in the 1% get to play by their own rules while exploiting the 99%. But who’s doing the most to damage our economy […]

How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the OWS Protests

How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the OWS Protests Much more than a movement against big banks, they’re a rejection of what our society has become. By MATT TAIBBI     November 10, 2011 8:00 AM ET   Rolling Stone TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images I have a confession to make. At first, I misunderstood Occupy […]

Cornel West> Chris Hedges Arrested> Here’s What Happened Today When At Least 15 People Got Arrested Outside Of Goldman Sachs

Image: Julia La Roche for Business Insider Nov 03 11:00 PM   Julia La Roche    Business Insider The Occupy Wall Streeters turned their ire toward the “evil vampire squid” Goldman Sachs today. The Occupy Wall Streeters, joined by Princeton professor Dr. Cornel West and columnist Chris Hedges, convened at their Zuccotti Park headquarters for […]

Meet the 0.01%> Guess who makes more than a Goldman Sachs CEO!

Meet the 0.01%> The War Profiteers   Watch the Video | Share It With Your Local OCCUPY Group Dear Friend, While the growing Occupy movement targets the 1 Percent, we want to introduce you to the elite among the gang of the superrich: the war profiteers. Help give your local Occupy group the tools they need to fight corporate […]

A message from Anonymous to Wall street, New York and the protestors

This is a message from anonymous to the people of New York city, wall street and members of the protest. We are crowding your streets, we are filling its veins. This might be painful, but you will not open your eyes so we are being forced to dilate them. This your protest. Welcome your new […]

Video> Chris Hedges ends up on Fox News> Defends OWS

Chris Hedges ends up on Fox News By scarce   October 13, 2011 07:40 PM    Crooks and Liars This interview actually took place last week on the CBC but I just got around to seeing it. Seems they have A-holes up there as well, even on their public broadcasting network. Chris Hedges is probably one […]