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Retooling the Occupy Movement Into An Effective Mobilizer for Change

What the Occupy movement has done so far is admirable. It has taken media coverage skewed towards the deficit-reduction obsession of the global elite and forced it to cover the tangible economic problems of the United States:canyon-sized inequality through financial … Continue reading

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The Marketing Success of Oligarchs, Bigger Even Than Bud Light Lime

As the talk show host Tavis Smiley and I have said in our national tour against poverty, the recent budget deal is only the latest phase of a 30-year, top-down, one-sided war against the poor and working people in the … Continue reading

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Rising Household Poverty Greatest Concern for Cable Executives

A large TV and many channels to watch on it is almost a religious observation in America. More and more people can’t afford even that. Reuters: Cable worried about poverty, not Netflix But it’s ok guys, sales of luxury goods … Continue reading

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$20.2 Billion/Year for Air Conditioning in Iraq and Afghanistan, But Poor US Kids Get Less Food Aid

When the US spends $20.2 billion a year on a convenience for troops at military bases in the far flung corners of the world but Republicans cut $868 million or 13% of the entire program from food supplement programs from … Continue reading

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