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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.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Yesterday | Russia Taday

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.

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Related Topix: Opinion

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.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Hatchback, Ford Focus, Ford, Sedan, Wayne, MI, Marketing

Kevin, M.D.

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%.

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Concord Monitor

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.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Forbes.com

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.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, World News, New York University

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.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Riot

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.

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Related Topix: New York, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Opinion

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.

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Related Topix: Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

Daily Kos

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.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Ferguson, MO

Counterpunch

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.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Riot

ProPublica

"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.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, St Louis County, MO, Florissant, MO, Explosion

Anarkismo Newswire

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Journalism

Examiner.com

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.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Wedding, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Digital Trends

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.

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Related Topix: Speakers, Chrysler 200, Chrysler, Convertible, Sedan, Coupe, Wagon, Hatchback, Ford, Ford Focus, Hyundai Elantra, Hyundai, Autos

Switched

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.

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Related Topix: Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Ferguson, MO, Violent Crime

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.

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Related Topix: Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

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.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, The National, Entertainment, Television

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Townhall

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.

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Related Topix: Pension, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Opinion

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