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3 hrs ago |

Liberals petition Barack Obama to abolish capitalism

It's no secret that liberals, as a group, generally despise capitalism and prefer an economic system that is more centrally controlled, like that used in the former Soviet Union.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

6 hrs ago |

NYPD Twitter campaign: NYPDs campaign flops, users post pics of police brutality

NYPD Twitter campaign backfired in a big way, as Twitter users, encouraged to post pictures of themselves posing with New York's finest, instead sent pics of alleged police brutality .


Related Topix: Twitter, Associated Press, Startups, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment

6 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

Mistrial Denied in Occupy Cop Assault Trial

A judge on Wednesday refused to order a mistrial in the criminal case against an protester accused of elbowing a cop at an Occupy Wall Street rally.


8 hrs ago | Investor's Business Daily

Editorial: Regulatory Hits Take Their Toll On Banks

Protesters rally outside a Bank of America shareholders meeting in Charlotte, N.C., on May 8, 2013.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Opinion

12 hrs ago | TwinCities

Ross Douthat: Marx rises again

In the season of resurrection, it's fitting that he's with us once again - bearded, prophetic, moralistic, promising to exalt the humble and cast down the mighty from their thrones.


Related Topix: Opinion

16 hrs ago | SFGate

In this May 1, 2012, file photo, a police lieutenant swings... Photo-photo.5422579

In this May 1, 2012, file photo, a police lieutenant swings his baton at Occupy Wall Street activists in New York.


Related Topix: Twitter

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Thomas Piketty and the Trinity of Inequality: What If Higher Taxes Are Not the Solution?

Thomas Piketty's new book, Capital in the 21st Century, has captured the imagination of the lefty intelligentsia.


Fox News

Former Labor secretary Reich blasts Bundy

FILE: University California, Berkeley professor and former U.S. Secretary of Labor, Robert Reich, speaks to Occupy Cal demonstrators in support of Occupy Wall Street in Berkeley, California.


Related Topix: Berkeley, CA, US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, Democrat, UC Berkeley, Conservative Political News

Russia Taday

NYPD twitter campaign implodes, flooded with photos of police abuse

Just before 2 pm EDT, the New York City Police Department called via Twitter for photos of citizens with its officers.


Related Topix: Twitter, Startups, Facebook, Social Software


NYPD's Twitter Outreach Backfires in Most Predictable Way Possible

Twitter has been around for 8 years, and it still hasn't quite sunken in that it's a terrible place to promote your brand.


Related Topix: Twitter

San Diego CityBEAT

San Diego artist turns car recall into an opportunity for art

The author discusses his book Culling the Masses: The Democratic Origins of Racist Immigration Policy in the Americas , which purports that democracies were the first countries in the Americas to select immigrants by race, and undemocratic states the first to outlaw discrimination.


Related Topix: San Diego, CA, La Mesa (San Diego, CA), Coupe, Chevrolet Cobalt, Sedan, Chevrolet, La Mesa, CA

Daily Kos

Unbelievable Trial

Just came upon this story this morning via a facebook image . I would like to say this story is UNBELIEVABLE but the older I get the less I can tack the word UNBELIEVABLE on to news concerning the convoluted goings-on in our supposedly democratic system of justice .


Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News


Stop Capitulating, Start Converging

In early April, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim issued a dire warning about the consequences of global climate change and increasing economic inequality.


Related Topix: Global Warming, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Courthouse News Service

Testy Day in Court at Occupy Trial

The mood of an arrested protestor accused of assaulting a policeman during an Occupy Wall Street rally in 2012 went from "bubbly" to "negative" after she learned she was being held for assaulting an officer, the arresting officer testified Monday.


Related Topix: New York

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Foreign Affairs

Capital Punishment

TYLER COWEN is Professor of Economics at George Mason University and writes for the blog Marginal Revolution.


Related Topix: George Mason University, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Social media fuels millennials' genuine activism

Generation Y, my generation, saw the ushering in of a new millennium with the Internet, two terrorism-sparked wars and the growing income inequality gap.


Related Topix: Maryville, MO, Twitter

Daily Kos

Cecily McMillan Defense/Occupy Wall Street

Officer bovell has some serious problems in his history as a police officer, including alleged police abuse.



Cop testifies against woman he assaulted

This was a big week in the trial against Cecily McMillan. You may have heard about this case before: A cop grabbed the Occupier's breast hard enough to leave a hand print and then shoved her strongly enough to leave her in a seizure for which she would be hospitalized.


Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Americans pay more for taxes than food, clothing & shelter

With the April 15 tax deadline finally over, Americans must begin the onerous task of coping with this year's tax liabilities.

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Russia Taday

Report indicates that US aligned regimes are preparing for war

Caleb Maupin is a political analyst who lives in New York City, and is an activist with the International Action Center and Workers World Party.


Related Topix: Prison, Activism, World News, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Opinion