Monthly Archives: August 2011
Global – Guardian journalist negligently disclosed Cablegate passwords 1 September 2011 WIKILEAKS EDITORIAL A Guardian journalist has negligently disclosed top secret WikiLeaks’ decryption passwords to hundreds of thousands of unredacted unpublished US diplomatic cables. Knowledge of the Guardian disclosure has spread privately over several months but reached critical mass last week. The unpublished WikiLeaks’ material […]
Most Americans oppose rule by the corporatocracy but don’t have the tools to fight back. Here are three things we need to create a real people’s movement. 10 Steps to Defeat the Corporatocracy Bruce E. Levine, AlterNet Submitted by David Culver The majority of Americans oppose the corporatocracy (rule by giant corporations, the extremely wealthy […]
August 30, 2011 Obama speaks at the national American Legion convention, Minneapolis.
The Rest of the Story: Tar Sands Action at the White House by Steve Clemens. August 30, 2011 Mennonista When I first signed up to come to Washington and return to the White House, I thought to myself: wasn’t it just a year and a half ago that I told Christine that I’m getting too […]
Defending the Constitution vs. Pledge to Government Secrecy Linda Lewis Scoop The Oath to Defend the Constitution vs. the Forced Pledge to Protect Government Secrecy August 2011 “Which of the applicable laws has priority?” In the debate on reducing the national debt, members of Congress have focused on two options–tax increases and entitlement cuts—both considered […]
Arrests: 522 Bill McKibben: We Still Need You Here in DC News — August 29, 2011 @ 6:42 pm Sign up to join here: www.tarsandsaction.org/sign-up Continue reading “Bill McKibben: We Still Need You Here in DC” » Aug 29 Press Release: Largest Day of Arrests Yet at White House Pipeline Protest WASHINGTON, DC – America’s top climate scientist […]
President Obama’s Minneapolis American Legion Convention appearance was marked with 150 plus protesters from a variety of peace and environmental groups.
This Labor Day We Need Protest Marches Rather than Parades Robert Reich Labor Day is traditionally a time for picnics and parades. But this year is no picnic for American workers, and a protest march would be more appropriate than a parade. Not only are 25 million unemployed or underemployed, but American companies continue to […]
Ending corporatism and militarism is the transformative issue of our era. You can be part of a great moment in history—don’t miss the opportunity, answer the call. October2011.org Inspired by the courageous, nonviolent uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt, Bahrain, Yemen, Greece, Spain, and elsewhere, people in the United States have come together to form the October2011 […]
Speak truth to power BY JIM HIGHTOWER Southside Pride Imagine if a couple of national leaders dared to stand up to the corporate powers that have taken control of government. Imagine if one of them came right out and said, “I [am] fed up of living in a country ruled by lies, cynicism and […]