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  1. Bait and switch patriotism?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | OpEdNews

    In World War I, members of the military were given a vague promise of a cash bonus that would be distributed in the future. When the Depression came along, many of the cash strapped vets thought that would be a good time to collect their money.


  2. We Will Solve Todays Problems With A Different Level of Consciousness That Created ThemRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | OpEdNews

    Please join an amazing group of evolutionary leaders, pioneers and visionaries who are coming together on Sat/Sun May 30-31 when Pier 35 is transformed into a high impact idea-into-action conference and expo center.


  3. The Merry Pranksters, Hippies, and Sgt.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | OpEdNews

    One week ago, we were sitting at the Faculty Lounge at the University of California Berkeley -- in the outdoor dining area of course -- and were discussing the potential strategy for a story about one of the original Merry Pranksters bringing fun back to American Politics by running for Mayor of San Francisco. The brainstorming quickly morphed into an evaluation of covering this year's installment of the storming of Hippie Hill in Golden Gate Park on April 20 by pot smoking youngsters who are advocating making the annual excuse for shenanigans into a national holiday.


  4. Hillary Remains Clueless About Regulation on the 28th Anniversary of the Keating Five MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | OpEdNews

    Charles Keating, the Financier Behind the Savings and Loan Scandal, Dies at 90 Bill Black: While Wall Street executives responsible for the subprime mortgage crisis were never indicted, Charles Keating was criminally prosecuted for the ... On April 9, 1987, twenty-eight years ago today, my colleagues and I from the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco met with five senators at the behest of the most notorious savings and loan fraud -- Charles Keating. Keating was looting Lincoln Savings through classic "accounting control fraud" techniques.


  5. No Rhyme-No Reason DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | OpEdNews

    Enter the void of gentrified San Francisco. Breathtaking in vistas and full of amusing zombies.


  6. Why We're All Becoming Independent ContractorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | OpEdNews

    Uber is estimated to be worth some $40 billion , and has 850 employees. Uber also has over 163,000 drivers , who average $17 an hour in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C., and $23 an hour in San Francisco and New York.


  7. A Path to ChoicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | OpEdNews

    Real estate speaks to me, whether it is in its natural state or not. In a mere glance, it manifests intentions and problems with the owners: diligent or negligent, capable or infirm, wealthy or poor, simple or complex, cooperative or divisive.


  8. Desperately seeking the Hippie Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | OpEdNews

    Recently, journalist and political activist Mike Zint and some of his associates were recounting some of the best anecdotes about the good old days when the Occupy Movement was getting started. Then they started lamenting the fact that some of the oral history of all the protest movements are in danger of becoming lost.


  9. Charlie don't surfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | OpEdNews

    In November of 1986, when America's evening news featured scenes of gendarmes with submachine guns at the major intersections in Paris was like viewing a scene ripped from the pages of "1984," that had come to life. A series of terrorist incidents had prompted coworkers to suggest that it might be a good idea to cancel the trip.


  10. Network of Spiritual Progressives Hosts 'Reclaim America' Strategy Session, Sunday 12/14/14 at USFRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | OpEdNews

    My guest today is Rabbi Michael Lerner, editor of Tikkun Magazine and co-chair of The Network of Spiritual Progressives [NSP]. Welcome back to OpEdNews, Michael.


  11. Facing the Reality of Extinction and Doom: Techno-Utopianism and the Fate of the EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | OpEdNews

    Tom Butler of the Foundation for Deep Ecology speaking at the Techno-Utopianism and the Fate of the Earth Conference in New York City on October 25, 2014 As the "Techno-Utopianism and the Fate of the Earth" conference got underway on Oct. 25 in New York City, Tom Butler, president of the Northeast Wilderness Trust, noted his skepticism on the unwieldy conference title by proposing a more compact alternative, "The FRED Talks," an acronym, he joked, that stood for "Facing the Reality of Extinction and Doom." Butler wasn't far off the mark.


  12. Network, Lapdogs, and StonewalledRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | OpEdNews

    "Stonewalled," by Sharyl Attkisson, is a new book that is being supported with a series of interviews and guest appearances by the author and when she did a guest shot on the November 14, 2014 episode of the Getty and Armstrong radio show, Ms. Attkisson sternly admonished CBS Evening News for using the anemic topic of weather on a network news show.


  13. The Cost Of Proselytizing: Millions In Printing, Thousands In Trash...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | OpEdNews

    And billions$ to a nation that doesn't want it . It seemed like a harmless irritation: a "gift" from a religious institution, a proselytizing reprint of a very old work by a "prophetess" - a tome only a few thousand people have read in the past 100 years.


  14. Bernie Sanders on Breaking Big Money's Grip on ElectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | OpEdNews

    BILL MOYERS: Welcome. This just in from the prophetic Andy Borowitz: With midterm elections a few days away, "a new poll indicates that billionaires are likely to retain control of the United States government"proxy candidates of billionaires are likely to win ninety-eight percent of next Tuesday's races, with the remaining two percent leaning billionaire."


  15. Fear and Loathing at APE 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | OpEdNews

    We were on the Bay Area Rapid Transit train somewhere in South Berkeley near the border with Oakland when the caffeine from our morning coffee kicked it. It was almost noon and we had miles to go and promises to keep before we could get to Press check-in at the Alternative Press Expo 2014 being held at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco.


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