For the last 20 years, Yes! Magazine has been at the forefront of providing alternatives to the corporatocracy. It regularly provides news of alternatives to the big corporate choices in banking, food, housing, and work. Only in electoral politics does Yes! Magazine fail to understand that there are non-corporate alternatives. I have had a private dialogue […]
Julian Assange, a co-founder of Wikileaks, has had some interesting news. Story at Sierra Leone News: Ending deadlock Swedish prosecutors offer to question Assange in UK Another news story from The Belfast Telegraph: We’ll Quiz Assange At Embassy… Updates and background on the Julian Assange/Wikileaks/Manning drama at This Day in Wikileaks: here. Some background on […]
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Occupy Wall Street activist Cecily McMillan has been found guilty of assaulting a New York City police officer in a trial that critics say should have been about the police assaulting her.
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CISPA is a poorly drafted bill that would provide a gaping exception to bedrock privacy law
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We celebrate the news in The Village Voice article, City Settles Lawsuit Over The Destruction of the Occupy Wall Street Library showing that the Occupy movement received some measure of justice for the wanton destruction of their community. Occupy Wall Street claimed $47,000 in damages [for the loss of books and computers], all of which the city agreed […]
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tell us about your choice of (or whether or not you’ll vote for) president
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There were so many fascinating wonderful first Amendment moments happening outside of the debate.
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