Before You Occupy this Album, Occupy this Party

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Before You Occupy this Album, Occupy this Party

Before You Occupy this Album, Occupy this Party
Mon, 4/23/2012

We are excited to announce that we will be hosting an "Occupy This Album" Listening Party + Open Stage this coming Saturday, April 28th, at 7 p.m. in NYC. Come check out the entire album before it is released on May 15th and, yes, there will be complimentary (read: FREE) refreshments, food, and an opportunity to hear (or join) several of the artists on the album live on The People Staged afterwards. RSVP with your full name to "listen@occupy.com" with "Occupy This Album" in the header and we'll send you the details in the coming days. Sounds like an EPIC jam session is in the making...

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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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 6 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.

police brutality, police killings

The Post’s analysis doesn't confirm that race was a factor in dozens of shootings, but the fact that more than 75% of the officers involved were white, and two-thirds of the victims were minorities, leads observers to believe race played a factor.

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.

“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."

austerity policies, March for the Homeless, homelessness policy, homelessness protests, No More Deaths On Our Streets

On April 15, Manchester Town Hall was in lockdown as anti-austerity protestors attempted to storm the building – part of a March for the Homeless campaign aimed at raising awareness around homelessness issues.

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