Bill Moyers talks with independent filmmaker Anthony Baxter, director of You’ve Been Trumped, a new documentary about the perils of rampant capitalism and gluttonous conspicuous consumption, epitomized by Donald Trump’s aggressive
Via OccupyWallSt: (un)Occupy Albuquerque and allies are organizing a civil disobedience action on Hiroshima Day, August 6th, in Los Alamos as part of the wider three-day events planned by the Occupy Santa Fe Nuke Free Now Coalition. See
The Arctic ice we all depend on is disappearing. Fast. Soon it could be ice free for the first time since humans walked the Earth. This would be not only devastating for the people, polar bears, narwhals, walruses and other species
New Campaign For A Robin Hood Tax On Wall Street Launches Today With Celebrities, Economists And Activists
Today, actor Mark Ruffalo, star of the current movie "The Avengers," released a video calling on Americans to join the campaign. He was joined in the video by Coldplay's Chris Martin and Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello. The video,
Peter Adamson with the Office of Research at the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), discusses the international data contained in <a href="http://www.unicef-irc.org/">Report Card 10</a>, a first-ever analysis of new data from the European Union's Statistics on Income and Living Conditions household surveys reveals the extent of child poverty and child deprivation in the world’s advanced economies.
There's nothing they are leaving untouched: the mustard, the okra, the bringe oil, the rice, the cauliflower. Once they have established the norm: that seed can be owned as their property, royalties can be collected. We will depend on them for every seed we grow of every crop we grow. If they control seed, they control food, they know it -- it's strategic.
At the Public Banking in America Conference in Philadelphia in April, 12-year old Victoria Grant explained why her homeland, Canada, and most of the world, is in debt. It was a reprisal of a speech she'd given six weeks before at a Rotary Club
There have been at least 40 alleged members of the hacktivist collective Anonymous arrested during the past year. In an interview with the National Post, one of the group's last remaining leaders tips us off to the group's next planned
Another awesome video from the folks at anothernyc.org, and the weekend's scheduled events for NYC. May 10-15: A Week of Actions Against Budget Cuts and Austerity Tuesday May 15 @ 6 PM: Mass Convergence in Times Square on Global Day
January 16, 1975 - this day in history. Recession getting worse. GNP drops 9.1%, worst since 1958. Inflation rose 13%, worst since 1947. Calls for Gas Rationing. Soviet Union says detente not dead, just wounded. CIA Hearings continue. Ford Auto to offer rebates on new cars. Israel/Lebanon border skirmishes. Middle East Peace feelers continue. News Analyst Eric Sevareid on world reaction to Economy.