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Where is the Dickens of our time?

“The present splendid brotherhood of fiction-writers in England, whose graphic and eloquent pages have issued to the world more political and social truths than have been uttered by all the professional politicians, publicists and moralists put together” – Karl Marx

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2011 – A Year of Global Uprisings

Happy New Year, Everyone I was listening to Democracy Now! earlier this week as they looked back at all of the uprisings around the world during 2011. From Tunisia, Egypt and Libya to Spain, England, Syria, Bahrain, Chile and more, including

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Barack Obama Imitates Robert Reich

When President Obama gave his speech in Osawatomie, Kansas on December 6, many people applauded his hard hitting rhetoric about the things that led to the economic downturn, the way the GOP have obstructed ideas to help relieve the recession

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Please help my friend Sam

I met Sam Mayfield (real name Shirley Ann Mayfield – no relation to Sandra) – that’s her holding the video  camera – when she worked at the Center for Media & Democracy in Burlington helping non-profits get their message out

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Occupy Wall Street – Occupy Everywhere

Day 60 Occupy Wall Street November 15 2011 Shankbone 23, a photo by david_shankbone on Flickr. “Protestors have had two months to occupy the park with tents and sleeping bags. Now they will have to occupy the space with the

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OWS

As this movement has continued to grow, the establishment and their police forces have started to move in on the Occupiers. Oakland looked like a war zone yesterday. The Mayor of Atlanta decided that enough was enough and had the

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We Are The 99 Percent

If you haven’t seen this website, you need to go look at it NOW! The pictures are of folks from all across the US – young, old and in between – who are willing to share their stories and their

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