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1 hr ago | The Oregonian

Kindle Unlimited, Spotify and the coming arts apocalypse: Are you worried?

Right now we have the best of all worlds: we get the convenience of free or very cheap a la carte online entertainment consumption, largely paid for by traditional revenue sources for entertainment producers: movie tickets, CD sales and concerts, physical book sales.

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8 hrs ago | MarketWatch

David Weidner's Writing on the Wall: Wall Street backlash will shake up 2016 election

The Justice Department continues to rain down settlement after settlement on Wall Street institutions.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, A Fighting Chance, Books, Hillary Clinton

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Daily Kos

Open thread for night owls. Susan Faludi at The Baffler on 'Facebook feminism'

After a quarter-century, The Baffler has rolled out its new digital self for the silver jubilee issue, with a fully retrievable, erudite archive dating back to 1988.

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Related Topix: Social Software, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA, Stanford University, US News, Liberal Political News

Indybay.org

Occupy Santa Cruz to Mark Third Anniversary

As Occupy Wall Street prepares to mark its Third Anniversary and looks to the future of the Occupy Movement, this participant and observer of Occupy Santa Cruz offers some reflections as we approach our own anniversary on October 4th.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz County, CA, Activism

Counterpunch

Occupy Protester Trashed by NY's Leading Paper

Jeffrey St. Clair on Hillary Clinton's miraculous rags-to-riches method of financial success; LA CONFIDENTIAL: Lee Ballinger on race, violence and inequality in Los Angeles; PAPER DRAGON: Peter Lee on China's military; THE BATTLE OVER PAT TILLMAN: David Hoelscher provides a 10 year retrospective on the changing legacy of Pat Tillman; MY BROTHER AND ... (more)

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Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Union Square (New York, NY)

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Forbes.com

The Weekly Oil And Gas Follies

Goodness, where to begin? The biggest news this week came from the college town of Denton, Texas, where the city council made the sensible decision not to enact a ban on hydraulic fracturing that had been brought to the council through a petition drive.

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Related Topix: Natural Gas, World News, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries), Energy

The Wave

Adam B. Summers: Fed up with the Fed

"It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and money system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning."

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US News, Ben Bernanke, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Crooks and Liars

Open Carry Advocate Wants To Fight Police Brutality By Threatening Cops With Guns

LibertyCrier's founder wants "massive" open carry to threaten cops into not "serving and protecting" the sh*t out of you.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Daily Kos

Take The Fight to the Enemy. Phoenix is Where Netroots Nation Can Make the Most Impact

In an age of "free speech zones" for protesters - boxes that, every year, magically become smaller and smaller - it's more important now than ever to get off your ass and get in the faces of those we oppose.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

War Is A Crime

'Strident' reporting at the Times: Already Abused by Cop, DA and ...

When a journalist in a news article refers to a woman as "strident," you know what you're reading is a hit piece, not a dispassionate report, and that's what the New York Times offered up to readers in today's piece about a court appearance yesterday by Occupy Wall Street activist Cecily McMillan.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

TMZ.com

Kourtney and Khloe -- Targeted By Hamptons Residents -- Get Out of Town

Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian are being targeted by a grassroots movement to force them out of The Hamptons.

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Examiner.com

Inequality ignored in Obama's new populist rhetoric

Democrats and republicans alike believe they can take on a populist agenda without discussing the controversial topic of inequality amid fears of creating a class warfare.

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Related Topix: The Tea Party, Pop/Rock

Counterpunch

Nation's Top Minimum Wage

In a very unusual political combination seldom seen nowadays, San Francisco's mayor, city officials, business, community and labor leaders have jointly agreed to place a proposition on the November ballot that will give a big raise to virtually all low-wage full time, part time, sub contract and temporary workers of big and small businesses alike.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Immigrants and the Cootie Offense

In September of 2011, a franchise of the Occupy Wall Street movement, set up camp on the steps of Los Angeles' iconic City Hall.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Maxine Waters, US Politics, Opinion

OpEdNews

Unbroken and out to expose US prison system: Exclusive Interview with ...

In an exclusive intervew on the Progressive Radio Network's "This Can't Be Happening!" program, Occupy Wall Street activist Cecily McMillan, just released after two months of a three-month sentence to the Women's Prison on Riker's Island, talks about her conviction on a trumped-up charge of felony assault of a New York Police Officer.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

The Village Voice

New York Post Reporter to Occupy Activist Cecily McMillan: "You Look...

Occupy Wall Street activist and New School graduate student Cecily McMillan was back in Manhattan criminal court Thursday morning, just weeks after her release from Rikers Island , where she served two months after being convicted of assaulting a police officer.

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Related Topix: Activism, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Wed Jul 16, 2014

IndyMedia

Emails Needed by Thursday, July 17 to Save the South Central Farm

The L.A. Planning Commission is again planning to put a sweatshop and warehouses on the South Central Farm site, and this time they're doing an end run around public comment.

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Related Topix: Mexico, World News

SILive.com

Right of public to record police arrests subject of lawsuit, report says

A federal lawsuit is asking a judge to rule on whether it is a First Amendment right for ordinary citizens to do what has become a common practice throughout the country: recording via cell phones and video cameras police officers making arrests.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, New York

Hyperallergic

An International Stilt-Dancing Collaboration Stands Tall

Laura Anderson Barbata started her international stilt-dancing collaborations in 2001 in Trinidad and Tobago, and since then has forged links between communities in the United States and Mexico.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Mexico Travel, Mexico

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The New York Observer

Isn't It Rich?

Wealthy foreigners have gotten the idea that New York City is a good place in which to invest.

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