Why isn’t any major news outlet covering this?” he asked. “If that’s a tea party protest in front of Wall Street about Ben Bernanke putting stimulus funds into it, it’s the lead story on every network news cast. How is that disconnect possible in this country today with so many different outlets and so many different ways of transmitting news?
Olbermann calls out media hypocrisy on ‘Occupy Wall Street’ protest | Raw Replay
Thinking about what hurts and doesn’t hurt sales misses the point entirely. A corporation’s profits must never be at the center of policymaking, much less the center of determining what fundamental civil liberties we have as free citizens.
I Don’t Care About Your Profits, And It Enrages Me That You Think I Should | TorrentFreak
Is it futile to vote Democratic? Seriously, it is obvious now that your vote will deliver the same policy outcomes should you choose Democratic or Republican – but by voting Republican (at least on a national level), you also get the satisfaction of being on the winning team.
EconoMonitor : EconoMonitor » Contemplating the Futility
The unemployed are politically invisible.
EconoMonitor : EconoMonitor » Why Washington Isn’t Doing Squat About Jobs and Wages
Overwhelming evidence from Europe, Canada and Australia now demonstrates the human and social benefits both of treating drug addiction as a health rather than criminal justice problem and of reducing reliance on prohibitionist policies
High ranking group urges an end to drug prohibition | The Raw Story