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Thom Hartmann: Why People Riot

Thom Hartmann explains the simple reason why citizens in Libya and Egypt are rioting - people don't riot when times are good, they only riot when they're pushed. Wednesday evening's "Lone Liberal Rumble" panel discusses day three of the

Suzuki Plant In India Erupts Over Wages, Job Insecurity

Now, it's unlikely that this story will get much play in the mainstream media, so I thought I should bring it to everyone's attention -- especially the media types who read C&L. Because American politics seems to be moving rapidly toward a

Deadly Maruti Factory Riot Sounds Alarms For Industry

This Youtube video has good footage of the damage as a result of the July 18, 2012 riot at the Maruti Suzuki plant in India, but it is a continuous loop of the same images for over 6 minutes. Outsourcing to cheap foreign labor may have to

Updates On The LAPD 'Chalk Riot'

More videos surfaced online on Sunday of the LAPD violence at Thursday’s Downtown LA Art Walk. Many helicopters hover above the streets. Full riot gear was worn by some officers during the ordeal. Rubber bullets and other projectiles were