Former Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich says that President Barack Obama's policies are allowing a "worldwide virus" of terrorism from places like North Africa and Syria to destabilize the planet and "potentially" infect Europe and
This is a call to unemployed and precarious people, workers, retired, students, undocumented migrants, homeless… Let us all demonstrate together on the same day all over Europe against poverty-inducing policies in order to build transnational solidarity and to move forward in the convergence of our various movements.
Protests... some violent... have been raging for a full week now across Europe in response to new austerity measures being imposed on a half dozen nations in the Eurozone. (I joined two news clips, one a short mention of the protests in Athens
Winner-take-all American elections produce stark choices for voters and activists. You can have plenty of disagreements with a candidate on policies and still support them passionately because the alternative is so stunningly bad. The closer the
Via Occupy Wall Street, Real Democracy Now! Paris: To the financial institutions of the world, we have only one thing to say: we owe you NOTHING! To our friends, families, our communities, to humanity and to the natural world that
From this Saturday's Up With Chris Hayes, his Story of the Week is a good reminder for anyone who is not thrilled with a lot of the ugliness of our democratic process, or frustrated with dealing with the United Nations -- it sure beats the
More than a dozen http://occupyamerica.crooksandliars.com/sites/all/modules/bueditor_override/library/sep.gifpeople were injured in Madrid on Tuesday after police fired rubber bullets and charged demonstrators who were protesting Spain's plan to further austerity measures...
The 'Economic Suicides': “I have no solution in front of me." -- Antonis Perris of Greece, unemployed for two years before he took the hand of his 90-year-old mother and climbed to the roof of their apartment building and leapt to their
After taking a shot at Harry Reid last week for going after Mitt Romney for tax avoidance and refusing to release his tax returns, it appears The Daily Show's Jon Stewart may be having a change of heart over whether that criticism was deserved. He
Good morning, today is Friday, July 27, 2012...TGIF! On this date in: 1694 The Bank of England received a royal charter as a commercial institution. 1789 Congress established the Department of Foreign Affairs, the forerunner of