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People Powered Moment

It’s not often that I listen to Democracy Now! and come away not feeling depressed. However, today’s show featured three stories highlighting the difference people can make against big media, big oil and conservative politicians. The first story was about

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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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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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Everything Occupy

I was at the Occupation of City Hall Park in Burlington this evening, on the seventh day of the occupation. I was talking to one of the coordinators who was saying that he didn’t realize how much work went into

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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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Thoughts on Steve Jobs

I read an article when Steve Jobs stepped down as CEO about how he met the designer who created the Mac Books shown above and other innovatively designed  products. When they met, Steve had just returned to Apple. This designer

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