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3 hrs ago |

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.


4 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | Gawker

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

10 hrs ago | 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

16 hrs ago | 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

17 hrs ago | Counterpunch

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

21 hrs ago | 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.


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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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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law

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

Denver Post

Historians: Colorado's Ludlow Massacre lives on in people and politics

A granite monument on a dusty plain in southern Colorado stands as a reminder of the Ludlow Massacre, in which, 100 years ago Sunday, 11 children and two women died amid a coal-miners strike.


Related Topix: University of Denver

Denver Post

Historians: Colorado's Ludlow Massacre lives on in people and politics

A granite monument on a dusty plain in southern Colorado stands as a reminder of the Ludlow Massacre, in which, 100 years ago Sunday, 11 children and two women died amid a coal-miners strike.


Related Topix: Colorado, University of Denver, Las Animas County, CO

Thu Apr 17, 2014

'Strange Bedfellows': Tea Party, MoveOn, and Others...

The Electronic Frontier Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to defending civil liberties in the digital world , is calling on groups of all sides of the political spectrum to stand against the NSA's domestic surveillance programs.


Related Topix: Tea Party, Non-Profit, Glenn Beck, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, Weird

Free Republic

"Ownership Increasingly More Important Than The...

The rich are not the problem, the greedy are not the problem, the crooked are not the problem - the problem is the system that brings them about.


Wed Apr 16, 2014

New York Post

Video of alleged cop assault makes woman cry in court

Cecily McMillan, left, is accused of assaulting NYPD Officer Grantley Bovell, right, during the six-month anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement in 2012.


Tue Apr 15, 2014

Park Record

Peter Yarrow continues his mission of music and peace

Folk singer and activist Peter Yarrow will bring his message of peace and tolerance to Park City on April 18 and 19. Even from the get-go when he sang with Noel "Paul" Stookey and Mary Travers in the iconic trio Peter, Paul and Mary, Yarrow has used his music and influence to shed light on and participate in the anti-Vietnam War and Civil Rights ... (more)


Related Topix: Park City, UT, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama