Category: Economics

Bloomberg backs down on Occupy Wall Street “cleaning” eviction 0

Bloomberg backs down on Occupy Wall Street “cleaning” eviction

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, billionaire (roughly $18 billion) and 13th richest person in the United States, announced a few days ago that the Wall Street occupiers needed to leave for a few days so that the park could be “cleaned”. Brookfield Properties, the owner of the park, said the park had become unsanitary since the occupation began so it needed to be power washed. Ok, fair enough on the park needing to be cleaned. That many people in such a closed space will cause that to be necessary. However they apparently weren’t extending the fairness of assumption of...

Michael Moore Lends Support To Occupy Wall Street With Speech And Piers Morgan Visit 1

Michael Moore Lends Support To Occupy Wall Street With Speech And Piers Morgan Visit

Documentary filmmaker and activist Michael Moore made a visit to the Occupy Wall Street protest site in New York City. Moore gave a 10 minute long speech to the crowd encouraging their efforts. The filmmaker was visibly giddy when saying expressing his happiness to be there. “I have spent over 20 years fighting Wall Street, General Motors, health insurance companies, the whole lot of them. A lot of that has been alone or with just a very few people. It warms my heart to see all of you here.” – Michael Moore Indeed, Moore spoke to that end in the...

Hip Hop Emcee And Activist Immortal Technique Speaks To Occupy Wall Street Protestors 2

Hip Hop Emcee And Activist Immortal Technique Speaks To Occupy Wall Street Protestors

Last night at abotu 2 am EST, Hip Hop Emcee and activist Immortal Technique entered the Occupy Wall Street territory. He spoke to members of the protest about the need for change, the barriers to organization, true democracy and independence. Immortal Technique has long been active in speaking out on sociopolitical issues through his music and actions. In 2008 he took part in helping to fund and build an orphanage in Afghanistan. On YouTube On Qik Video by WeAreChange.org If we don’t change our minds about how this country works then we’re not going to have a country anymore. People...

Pre Arrest Images And Detention Story From An Occupy Wall Street Protestor 0

Pre Arrest Images And Detention Story From An Occupy Wall Street Protestor

Occupy Wall Street protestor Joshua Paul snapped these photos before being arrested with several others, totaling about 100 arrested that day, during the September 24th event in NYC. Joshua spent 12 hours incarcerated for his participation in a peaceful protest. After being released he returned to the event. We came from all places – Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Jersey, and Florida. It was incredible to see how diverse we were and hear where everyone was from. I looked out the window and the rest of #OccupyWallSt was Appearance ages think need can stopping tramadol cause seizures www.redisoundsystem.com the happy Conditioner doesn’t...

On Pakistan, Republican Senator Says US Should Consider Yet Another War 0

On Pakistan, Republican Senator Says US Should Consider Yet Another War

Senate Armed Services Committee member and South Carolina Republican Senator Lindsey Graham thinks the United States should be open to military action against Pakistan. According to Graham, Pakistan is complicit with terrorists in Afghanistan that America is fighting. He said if experts decided that the U.S. needs to “elevate its response,” he was confident there would be strong bipartisan support in Congress for such action. So let’s check the score card. As recent as July of this year America was flying drones over 6 countries, engaged in a war in Afghanistan and still have troops in Iraq. In the meantime...