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Occupy Everything, Montreal student protests, anti-austerity protests

Since the first tents were pitched on April 20, the university site has become increasingly sophisticated and now includes a first-aid tent and a fully functional kitchen.

wealth inequality, income inequality, worker rights, worker empowerment, collective bargaining, Trans-Pacific Partnership, TPP

Abandoned for decades by a party eager to cozy up to Wall Street and advance a neoliberal economic agenda, unions are once again being lauded by top Democratic Party leaders. But what's behind the warm embrace?

Trans-Pacific Partnership, TPP, fast track authority, fast track legislation, Investor-State Dispute Settlement, Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, TTIP

A blatantly unconstitutional trade deal, the TPP would destroy our republican form of government under the rule of law by elevating the rights of investors – also called the rights of “capital” – above the rights of citizens.

If the next U.K. government is to take the climate crisis by the horns, rhetoric must be replaced by concrete action – something the majority in Britain have long been awaiting.

Deutsche Bank, Libor, Georgina Philippou, Barclays

The penalties on Germany’s largest bank also involve a guilty plea to the Department of Justice.

Trans-Pacific Partnership, TPP, fast track authority, Bernie Sanders, wealth inequality, income inequality, populist candidate, money in politics, Citizens United

Whether or not this opponent of the billionaire class, corporate greed, Wall Street and environmental degradation – and this champion of working people, the unemployed, retirees, and student debtors – is our next president will be entirely up to us.

Posted 3 days 15 hours ago

“We are convinced that the entire public interest is at stake, whether water, energy, health, and public transport – the communities are largely deprived of their ability to act."

Posted 6 days 14 hours ago
Danish wind power, Danish renewables movement, wind power technology

Wind power in Denmark has created tens of thousands of jobs, yet it's still facing stiff opposition from corporations and politicians.

Posted 5 days 15 hours ago
99%, occupy, OWS

What happened to Occupy should serve as a warning to everyone about the dangerous fusion of corporate interests and our public institutions.

Posted 5 days 14 hours ago
fast track legislation, fast track authority, Trans-Pacific Partnership, TPP, Bernie Sanders, corporate trade deal

This job-killing trade deal has been negotiated in secret, drafted with input by special interests and corporate lobbyists but not from the American people.

Posted 4 days 9 hours ago
Trans-Pacific Partnership, TPP, fast track authority, Bernie Sanders, wealth inequality, income inequality, populist candidate, money in politics, Citizens United

Whether or not this opponent of the billionaire class, corporate greed, Wall Street and environmental degradation – and this champion of working people, the unemployed, retirees, and student debtors – is our next president will be entirely up to us.

Edward Snowden, whistleblowers, NSA surveillance programs, American Civil Liberties Union, Reform Government Surveillance coalition, Patriot Act

According to a worldwide poll, a large and important segment of global society sees Edward Snowden as hero and whistleblower — and its members are the future.

FBI, Innocence Project

The Justice Department and FBI have formally acknowledged that nearly every examiner in an elite FBI forensic unit gave flawed testimony in almost all trials in which they offered evidence against criminal defendants over more than a two-decade period before 2000.

99%, occupy, OWS

What happened to Occupy should serve as a warning to everyone about the dangerous fusion of corporate interests and our public institutions.

fast track legislation, fast track authority, Trans-Pacific Partnership, TPP, Bernie Sanders, corporate trade deal

This job-killing trade deal has been negotiated in secret, drafted with input by special interests and corporate lobbyists but not from the American people.

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