As The Young Turks' Cenk Uygur rightfully pointed out in the segment above, here's another glaring example of just what's wrong with our society, where the rich rig the system to their benefit and leave the 99 percent with nothing in
93 Percent of 2010's Income Gains Went to the Richest 1 percent...
As we gather together in solidarity to express a feeling of mass injustice, we must not lose sight of what brought us together. We write so that all people who feel wronged by the corporate forces of the world can know that we are your allies. As one people, united, we acknowledge the reality: that the future of the human race requires the cooperation of its members; that our system must protect our rights, and upon corruption of that system, it is up to the individuals to protect their own rights, and those of their neighbors; that a democratic government derives its just power from the people, but corporations do not seek consent to extract wealth from the people and the Earth; and that no true democracy is attainable when the process is determined by economic power.
Today's "must read" is an epic Matt Taibbi published...
The 99% Choir forecloses on Bank of America's Seattle Headquarters whilst caroling about naughty bankers and their outrageous holiday bonuses.
For the past two years, New York Communities for Change members have seen firsthand the damage that the foreclosure crisis has caused in our communities. Together we’ve watched vacant, boarded-up houses pop up on block after block in Southeast Queens and parts of Brooklyn. We’ve stood with homeowners as they told their stories about sending document after document to their banks in hopes of getting a mortgage modification, only to have the bank lose those documents time and time again...
From The Daily Show: Companies that American taxpayers had to bail out with billions of dollars use that money to reward their employees with bonus
From the Today Show Oct. 15, 2009. Dylan Ratigan and Michael Moore slam Wall Street for the latest round of bonuses being paid to their executives aft
From Sen. Bernie Sanders and Brave New Films. Bernie Sanders Unfiltered-The Dow and the Down and Out: While markets surged past 10,000, the official
From the Cafferty File: Goldman Sachs is on track to make the biggest bonus payouts in the company’s 140-year history — according to a report in