MAY DAY 2013: Posters from around the World!

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MAY DAY 2013: Posters from around the World!

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Robert Mundell, euro policies, Greek austerity

The idea that the euro has "failed" is dangerously naive – the euro is doing exactly what its progenitor, and the wealthy 1%-ers who adopted it, predicted and planned for it to do.

Congress’s tax committees announced an agreement Thursday to speed through a bill to give President Barack Obama the Trans-Pacific Partnership fast-track authority.

A mobilization and sit-in by students, alumni and other activists – including a civil disobedience blockade of Massachusetts Hall, housing the office of President Faust – seeks to spur America's elite university to divest from fossil fuels.

Golden Dawn, Greek austerity, anti-austerity protests, Syriza Party, Pavlos Fyssas, Golden Dawn violence, scapegoats

Continued austerity policies, especially in Europe’s poorer countries, could leave those left behind looking for scapegoats – a situation that history teaches us never ends well.

wine industry, California drought, California water war, California water crisis

The crisis for many in northern California comes down to this: we're exporting our precious water in the form of profitable wine.

Own the Change, worker co-ops, worker-owned businesses, GRITtv, Toolbox for Education and Social Action, TESA, union co-ops, Cooperative Enterprise Development, US Federation of Worker Cooperatives, New York City Network of Worker Cooperatives

From Detroit to Madison to New York City, labor organizers, civic leader and other activists are getting behind worker co-ops in a big way.

Posted 6 days 20 hours ago
Public Land for Housing project, San Francisco gentrification, wealth inequality, income inequality, wealth gap, soaring rents

The angst that is swelling throughout San Francisco and pushing outward to other Bay Area cities is not because people are resisting change – the angst is over the largest growing inequality gap in the country.

Posted 6 days 19 hours ago
wealth inequality, income inequality, wealth gap, Koch brothers, money in politics

Our democracy is directly threatened when the rich buy off politicians – but no less dangerous is the quieter, more insidious buy-off of institutions democracy depends on to research, investigate, expose and mobilize action against big money.

Posted 6 days 20 hours ago
Eleanor Goldfield, Act Out!, California drought, Baltimore water shut-off

This week we dive into the shallow waters of California’s extreme drought, and what you can do about it (hint: it’s not just about cutting back on personal hygiene).

Posted 3 days 19 min ago

I'm not sure we will win if we don't begin. So I realign my mind to the sky and occupy visions.

Posted 3 days 1 hour ago
Golden Dawn, Greek austerity, anti-austerity protests, Syriza Party, Pavlos Fyssas, Golden Dawn violence, scapegoats

Continued austerity policies, especially in Europe’s poorer countries, could leave those left behind looking for scapegoats – a situation that history teaches us never ends well.

A mobilization and sit-in by students, alumni and other activists – including a civil disobedience blockade of Massachusetts Hall, housing the office of President Faust – seeks to spur America's elite university to divest from fossil fuels.

Own the Change, worker co-ops, worker-owned businesses, GRITtv, Toolbox for Education and Social Action, TESA, union co-ops, Cooperative Enterprise Development, US Federation of Worker Cooperatives, New York City Network of Worker Cooperatives

From Detroit to Madison to New York City, labor organizers, civic leader and other activists are getting behind worker co-ops in a big way.

Congress’s tax committees announced an agreement Thursday to speed through a bill to give President Barack Obama the Trans-Pacific Partnership fast-track authority.

surveillance programs, NSA spying, Patriot Act, whistleblowers, Edward Snowden, spying lobbyists

A wave of recent appointments has placed intelligence industry insiders into key Congressional roles overseeing intelligence gathering – just as lawmakers in DC are set to take up a series of sensitive surveillance issues like the Patriot Act.

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