19 hrs ago
The Straits Times
Capitalism is dead, long live capitalism
The symptoms are everywhere: economic growth that fuels climate change, growing income inequalities, the global financial crisis, corporate activism such as Occupy Wall Street... the list goes on.
a 'It was a matter of time before something happened to set off the Ferguson riots'
We are talking about a predominantly black community that has been harassed and abused by a predominately white police forced for many, many years, Ted Rall, American political cartoonist, columnist and author, told RT.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Canadian Business Magazine
Enviro-scolds have spooked companies into silence about sustainability: Bruce Philp
A Ford Focus coming off the assembly line in Wayne, MI. Ford improved its energy efficiency by 6.4% in 2012 alone.
The uphill climb of complex care management
In an ironic analogy to the recent Occupy Wall Street movement publicizing the wealth gap between America's elite and the general public, the health care world also has its own infamous 1%.
Letter: The critical question
We want elected officials to know our concerns. We do not want to be drowned out by huge amounts of money from either multinational corporations based in the United States or from foreign corporations that fund huge numbers of television and print ads in their interest.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Occupy Central Or Not? Hong Kong Won't Accept China's 'Sham' Elections
I have been a business journalist for the past 10 years working for various news outlets from Asia and New York.
Wall Street Journal
Rally's Calm: Culmination Of Planning
Not one shot was fired. Not one store was looted. And though thousands took to the streets to protest police brutality, not a single arrest was made.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
New York Daily News
Rev. Al's march
New Yorkers anguished by Eric Garner's death after a struggle with police will march today from the scene of the confrontation to the Staten Island district attorney's office.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Courthouse News Service
Brooklyn Bridge Protest Case Survives 2nd Circ.
More than 700 Occupy Wall Street activists who were arrested on the Brooklyn Bridge can pursue a civil rights class action, the 2nd Circuit ruled Thursday.
Do protest marches do any good?
I used to think that protest marches by liberals, progressives and other groups who are commonly lumped together under the label "The Left" , served a valuable purpose.
The Long Road to Ferguson
I have heard multiple journalists expressing their shock at seeing heavily-armed and armored riot police using tear gas, rubber-coated steel bullets, and other "nonlethal" weapons against peaceful protesters in Ferguson, Missouri.
"Less Lethal" Flash-Bangs Used in Ferguson Leave Some Feeling the Burn
A journalist says he was singed by a flash-bang fired by St. Louis County police trying to disperse a crowd, raising questions about how to use these military-style devices safely and appropriately.
Audio: Translating Anarchy: The Anarchism of Occupy Wall Street
A 30 minute talk by Mark Bray, author of Translating Anarchy: The Anarchism of Occupy Wall Street followed by an hour of discussion.
The Daily Beast
Joanna Coles, Queen of CosmoBy Lloyd Grove
The British editor of Cosmopolitan says she loves talking about sex. The key to women succeeding in business? Playing golf, apparently.
Progressivism vs. Libertarianism
The nation's history has been punctuated by reform movements aimed at welcoming previously marginalized groups into the body politic or extending the benefits of American prosperity and opportunity to those left behind.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
High tech, low price: Most tech-savvy cars under $30,000
Cars can be equipped with some truly amazing gadgetry these days, but everyone has a budget.
Brooklyn Bridge Mass Arrest Lawsuit Can Proceed, Appeals Court Rules
Hundreds of people arrested on the Brooklyn Bridge in the early days of the Occupy Wall Street protests can proceed with their lawsuit against the police, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.
New Jersey Herald
Appeals court: Occupy mass arrest suit can proceed
A federal appeals court has upheld a judge's ruling that a lawsuit over the arrests of 700 Occupy Wall Street protesters on the Brooklyn Bridge can proceed.
The Washington Post
Demilitarization is not an option. What is?
A demonstrator, who declined to give her name, holds a mirror up to police officers forming a containment line in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday during a protest against the shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Retirees and Public Pensions Pay for Democrat Promises
Retired city workers in the Liberal Utopia of Detroit are being asked whether or not they want the city to exit bankruptcy, by slashing retirement pensions and cost of living adjustments.