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6 hrs ago | 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.

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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.

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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)

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

MotherJones

Everyone on the Far Right Loves Militia-Backed Rancher Cliven Bundy-Except Glenn Beck

Conservative activists and media outlets have generally embraced the cause of Cliven Bundy, a Nevada cattle rancher who inspired a gang of protesters - many of them armed - to face off with federal law enforcement this weekend.

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Related Topix: Glenn Beck, Entertainment, Television, Hannity, Agriculture, Science

The Nation

Did Occupy Actually Make Police Departments More Accountable?

When Occupy Wall Street activist Cecily McMillan headed to court April 7 for the first day of her trial, she faced up to seven years in prison for assaulting a New York police officer.

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Related Topix: California, US News, Liberal Political News

Crikey

Will the TPP feed consumers to the wolves of Wall Street?

Two new trade deals threaten financial protections for consumers, writes ANU College of Law associate professor Dr Matthew Rimmer .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, World News, Cyprus, Middle East

Mon Apr 14, 2014

TheBlaze.com

Glenn Beck Warns Americans Against Falling in With the...

The controversy over a Nevada rancher's decades-long use of public land without paying federal grazing fees has quickly become a national issue - one that Glenn Beck on Monday urged Americans to fully understand before taking a side on.

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Related Topix: Glenn Beck, Entertainment, Television, US Politics

The Nation

The Outrageous Trial of Cecily McMillan

Two years ago, a young activist named Cecily McMillan attended a protest at Zuccotti Park marking the six-month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Media Matters for America

After Slamming Obama As "Lawless," Right-Wing Critics Cheer Lawless...

For commentators who claim to despise lawlessness and who have attacked the Obama administration for allegedly feeding disorder and politicizing it, conservatives were quick to embrace a lawless Nevada rancher who for two decades has refused to pay federal grazing fees on public land and is now promoting his cattle crusade as a war against the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison

Prince George Citizen

From Occupy, to the IMF: Inequality lands on the agenda of elite policy meeting

Occupy Wall Street protestors walk past the New York Stock Exchange July 11, 2012, in New York.

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Related Topix: World Bank

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Free Republic

Trial of Occupy activist struggles to find jurors impartial to protest movement

It is the most important question being asked of dozens of New Yorkers lined up as potential jurors for the trial of Cecily McMillan, an Occupy Wall Street activist accused of assaulting a police officer: what do you think of her protest movement? Unfortunately for those keen on the swift procession of justice, a series of Manhattan residents who ... (more)

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Related Topix: New York, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Babalu Blog

Reports from Cuba: The Means and the End

Much has been written about Zunzuneo and Piramideo and I'm not going to be an analyst.

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Related Topix: Conservative Political News, US News

Sat Apr 12, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

Days of Future Past Photos Reveal The X-Men's Dark History And Future

After a frighteningly terrible bit of marketing, the latest X-Men movie has stepped up their game and released a fantastic photo series that paints the entire alternate history and future for our mutant friends .

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Related Topix: Marketing

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Occupy activist's police-assault trial opens in NY

An Occupy Wall Street activist charged with assaulting a police officer went on trial Friday, with her lawyers saying she was wrongly accused in one of few still-lingering criminal cases that sprang from the protest movement.

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The Charlotte Observer

Book review: "The Divide"

Author and journalist Matt Taibbi speaks to Occupy Wall Street protesters after a march on the New York offices of pharmaceutical giant Pfizer in 2012.

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Related Topix: New York, Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Common Dreams

How to Get a Whole Generation to Sell Out

Occupy Wall Street protesters march from New York City's Union Square to Wall Street protesting student loan debt reaching $1 trillion, April 25, 2012.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, US News, Liberal Political News

Thu Apr 10, 2014

New York Magazine

Polarizing Occupy Movement Makes It Easy for People to Get Out of Jury Duty

Twenty-five-year-old Cecily McMillan is set to go on trial soon for her alleged assault of NYPD officer he arrested Occupy Wall Street activists at Zucotti Park in March of 2012.

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Memeorandum

Wall Streeters Explain Why They Couldn't Be Fair Jurors At...

Wall Streeters Explain Why They Couldn't Be Fair Jurors At Occupy Trial - Cecily McMillan is supposed to go on trial soon for her alleged assault on a police officer in 2012 during the Occupy Wall Street protests.

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Related Topix: Conservative Political News, US News

Daily Kos

Radio is LIVE at 9am ET

OK, I really want to get to that story about the Google engineer/Occupy Wall Street activist & see what that's all about.

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Related Topix: Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Liberal Political News

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Daily Kos

Dragged Over The Rubicon of Sanity by a Newtown Truther

At this point, I think it's pretty safe to say that the pioneering physical presence behind the creation of Occupy Wall Street is dead.

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