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Elysium, The Lone Ranger, Prisoners among new home entertainment titles
ELYSIUM . South African writer-director Neill Blomkamp's District 9 , about the wretched treatment of extra-terrestrials who had the misfortune of landing on our planet, was a metaphor for apartheid in his home country, and the film proved to be another shining example of science fiction serving as a sturdy framework for a social message.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Leo and His Wolfpack Occupy Wall Street
Leonardo DiCaprio was joined by his Wolf of Wall Street costars Jonah Hill , Margot Robbie, and Matthew McConaughey at the film's premiere in NYC on Tuesday night.
Wall Street Journal
Speaker Race Warms Up
Melissa Mark-Viverito is a former community organizer and close ally of Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio whose office door is adorned with a sign supporting Occupy Wall Street and whose East Harlem district is among the city's poorest.
The "Revolution" Moves to Wal-Mart with Occupy Posters for Sale
Walmart is selling a pair of posters depicting scenes from the main Occupy Wall Street protest encampment in New York City's Zuccotti Park at the movement's height in late 2011.
The Huffington Post
Walmart Sells 'Occupy Wall Street' Posters Online
In an ironic turn, Walmart.com -- the online wing of America's largest retailer -- decided that questioning corporate values sells.
How the $17 trillion national debt is crippling your personal finances
You Got this Occupy Wall Street crowd that wants to have a communist revolution, says investment guru and outspoken defender of free enterprise Peter Schiff, but hopefully we can have more of a free-market second American revolution and understand all... At the time of this writing, the United States national debt is more than $17 trillion, while ... (more)
The Third Way And The Center For American Progress: Astroturfing From The Left Field
Remember Occupy Wall Street? If so, what do you remember the most about it? I know that many things may come to mind, but one that should jump at you is the movement's "we are the 99 percent" rallying cry.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Irony Alert: Walmart now selling Occupy Wall Street posters
Walmart is attempting to turn rebellion into profit by selling posters of the Occupy Wall Street movement at Zuccotti Park in New York City for $42.75.
Breathtaking Video of Kiev Protests Wasn't Filmed by Humans
As weeks of protests against the Ukraine government have grown larger every day, images of the thousands crowding the streets of Kiev have circulated worldwide .
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Occupy Studies Itself
The trouble with trying to tell the story of Occupy Wall Street was that it was always a million things at once.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Occupier Wins $80,000 Settlement With City For Hurting His Thumb and Giving Him Nightmares
A perpetually arrested member of the Occupy Wall Street movement has settled his lawsuit with the city, claiming that he was the victim of multiple beatdowns at the hands of police at Zuccotti Park.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Kiev's pro-EU protesters get organised
Dressed in a luxurious velvet military costume, traditional wool papakha hat and sword, Ivan Zababakha, a 70-year-old retired coalminer, was ready for battle.
National Public Radio
First Watch: Puerto Rican Rap Duo Calle 13 Goes 'Multi Viral'
Puerto Rican rap duo Calle 13 are probably the feistiest major artists to hit Latin America since music legend Ruben Blades.
'This Little Light of Mine': A Simple Sunday School Song and A Civil Rights Anthem
We used to sing this song in Sunday School, as far back as I can remember, way back when I was learning to use a big-boy potty and tie my shoes.
Fort Collins man who started $10 million fire gets 8 years in prison
A man found guilty of arson, burglary and criminal mischief in a $10 million fire in Fort Collins was sentenced to eight years in prison Thursday.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
The Beaumont Enterprise
Coloring book featuring Ted Cruz selling fast
Just in time for the holidays, St. Louis publisher Really Big Coloring Books Inc. is offering a coloring and activity book featuring the Texas tea party darling.The cover features the beaming senator pointing at a flourishing tea plant whose stalks are stenciled with "Ten Commandments" and "U.S. Constitution."
How Pope Francis Can Finish What Occupy Wall Street Started
Or at least nearly everybody. Time 's newly minted Person of the Year is viewed favorably by 92 percent of American Catholics, according to a new ABC/ Washington Post poll .
Study: Liberal uniqueness, conservative consensus are both ideological illusions
Liberals tend to underestimate the amount of actual agreement among those who share their ideology, while conservatives tend to overestimate intra-group agreement, researchers in NYU's Department of Psychology have found.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Obama, de Blasio and the Challenge of Inequality
The day after President Obama described inequality as the "defining challenge of our times," fast-food workers walked off the job in 100 cities across the country, demanding to be paid $15 an hour and the right to unionize without employer interference.
Dig Boston Reporter Takes on Both Left and Right in New eBook: I Killed Breitbart
Boston-based journalist and curmudgeon candidate for Massachusetts governor Chris Faraone spent the first few months of last year hopping between radio and press appearances to argue with dipshits and promote his book on the Occupy Wall Street movement, 99 Nights with the 99 Percent.