The legislation being proposed by the GOP House is pathetic. Yet, little is heard from Democratic constituents. Activism is the answer.
The choice has never been either popular democracy or institutional change–the choice has always been do both or get neither.
I like PFAW and the work they do; I do not like getting fundraising letters accusing me of supporting Mitt Romney if I don’t give them money
America is capitalism run amok. A handful of greedy individuals and corporations currently control all the money and power.
It’s an old right wing tactic that we should have long ago learned to recognize. When they can’t beat us in a democracy, they change the rules of that democracy.
You get the idea that if we banned the word Satan we’d all be a lot happier but that fundamentalists wouldn’t have anything to talk about
Senator Sanders explained in a few seconds why, in the wake of JP Morgan’s Jamie Dimon’s preschool gambling, the banks need to be broken up and regulated.
Throughout America, over 100 cities celebrated the importance and power of working people in a May Day of rallies, teach-ins, walk-outs, marches and protests.
Occupy Wall Street is back and stronger than ever. Watch the May Day live stream to see America get reoccupied.
Occupy is back in Detroit, Michigan as hundreds of protesters marched during a GE shareholders meeting, demanding that GE pay its fair share of taxes.
The two-fisted right-wing war on the working and middle-class has arrived and only wave after wave of Broad Left coalitions can truly stem the tide of fully corporatized America.
The historic significance of Occupy Wall Street jumps into living history not only because of its timely anti-corporate message but also in many ways because of a simple democratic dare inherent in its operation. Ironically, what really makes the meaning of this simple dare resonate is the way law enforcement, the representatives of “the state,”…