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The Krugman/Stiglitz Army Is on the March (and It's Too Late for Michael Bloomberg to Stop It)

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

Whether or not the the #Occupy Wall Street protesters explicitly adopt policy proposals or only generate political energy for the spirit of them, the Krugman/Stiglitz Army is at last on the march.

The Food Movement Must Occupy Wall Street

Kristin Wartman | Posted 12.14.2011 | Home
Kristin Wartman

If you eat any processed or packaged food, or anything from a typical restaurant or café, you can guarantee that Monsanto or Cargill played a role in those foods somewhere along the line.

Occupy Wall Street, Nirvana, and the Kingdom of God?

Bradley B. Onishi | Posted 12.09.2011 | Religion
Bradley B. Onishi

Perhaps a new song--one more akin to a spiritual cry for justice, rather than a guttural grunge anthem--has begun to been sung. Instead of, "here we are now, entertain us," the chorus beckons for a equality and democracy.

Writer Naomi Klein On Occupy Wall Street: 'The Sky's The Limit'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.07.2011 | Media

Two Kleins spoke about the growing Occupy Wall Street movement on Thursday's "Rachel Maddow." The Washington Post's Ezra Klein was filling in for M...

The Big Banks Lose Control of the Optics

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 12.06.2011 | Business
Joseph A. Palermo

If the feds under Reagan could prosecute a couple of corrupt high rollers on Wall Street, why can't they do it under Obama?

Exclusive: Terry Tempest Williams On Sacred Rage, Abundance, and the Upcoming White House Tar Sands Pipeline Action

Jerry Cope | Posted 10.17.2011 | Green
Jerry Cope

Beginning this weekend on August 20th and running for 2 weeks through September 3rd, thousands of people will gather in Washington DC for Stop the Pipeline! and at the forefront is Terry Tempest Williams.

Our Lives Are Threatened by Rich and Powerful Entities -- Here's How We Can Fight Back

Bill McKibben | Posted 06.09.2011 | Green
Bill McKibben

Not for forty years has there been such a stretch of bad news for environmentalists in Washington. The window for effective action is swiftly closing.

Joining 350.Org: The Next Phase

Naomi Klein | Posted 06.07.2011 | Green
Naomi Klein

As we recognize the many connections among our various "issues," I am convinced that a new kind of climate movement will emerge, one that is larger, deeper and more powerful than anything we have seen yet.

US Chamber of Commerce: Shoot the Messenger Whatever the Cost

RP Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
RP Siegel

The Chamber will ultimately fail in its attempt to shoot the messengers, because the messengers are not the McKibbens and the Kleins of the world, but rather they are the melting icebergs.

Green News Report: March 15, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S SPECIAL RADIO REPORT: Na...

Weekly Mulch: Conservatives and Liberals Remain In Denial About Climate Change

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger The negative impacts of climate change are coming on more quickly than anyone expected. According to a new...

Naomi Klein on Anti-Union Bills, Her Big Climate Fear, and the 'Shock Doctrine' Done American-Style

Democracy Now! | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Democracy Now!

As a wave of anti-union bills are introduced across the country following the wake of Wall Street financial crisis, many analysts are picking up on the theory of award-winning journalist and author Naomi Klein.

The Great Wealth Shift Upward: Corporatists' War on the Working Class

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michele Swenson

"Balancing the budget" and "deficit reduction" have become code for shifting the benefits of government spending to corporations away from workers.

Jessica Valenti: Even progressive heroes can rape

Christian Avard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christian Avard

Ever since sexual assault allegations surfaced against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, Wikileaks supporters, many who consider themselves "progressi...

TEDwomen 2010: "Reshaping the Future"

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Marcia G. Yerman

When it was announced that the TED enterprise -- which features global conferences with idea innovators and change agents -- was gearing up to present a TEDwomen conference, there was immediate push back.

Obama Isn't Doing Enough to Scare America, says Christian Science Monitor

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shirin Sadeghi

According to the Christian Science Monitor, if you protest being molested in an airport, that's a sure sign that you are not afraid of Al Qaeda. And that's a problem on both fronts.

The McLaughlin Group: It's the "Professional Left's" Fault

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

When Obama's agenda began to peter out under the weight of Republican obstructionism and his own tendency to play it safe, it was the Democratic base that worked the hardest trying to prevent him from falling.

What Have We Learned Since 9/11? "It's the Process, Stupid!"

Steven G. Brant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven G. Brant

As we watch the quality of the civic conversation in America continue to deteriorate, the question of process seems to be even more important than it was three years ago.

The Case for Informed Citizenship

Janet Ritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janet Ritz

Are we, by our own obtuseness, responsible for those who toil in unsafe conditions, who find themselves looking out at a destroyed Gulf of Mexico, who mourn for loved ones buried in an unsafe mine?

Naomi Klein on "Left Jab" Lands a Punch!

David Goodfriend | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Goodfriend

Naomi Klein on "Left Jab" with Mark Walsh & David Goodfriend Sirius XM Radio, June 27, 2010 Mark Walsh: I think one of the things that's clearly top ...

VIDEO: The Cochabamba Accord--An Alternative to Copenhagen's Failure

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah van Gelder

The climate summit that just wrapped up in Cochabamba was the polar opposite of Copenhagen, not only because it occurred literally on the other side o...

Simpson's Social Security Video Rant: Why It's Important

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

It's frightening to consider the implications of Simpson's reaction - the fierceness, the ideological drive, and the closed-mindedness. Remember, his Commission has been entrusted with determining your financial future.

Food Bank Diet: Prominent People Try Surviving On Welfare Diet

Planet Green | Lloyd Alter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Stop Community Food Centre thinks people should know how hard it is to live on welfare and in poverty. As part of its "Do the Math" campaign to de...

Bolivia To Hold Alternative 'People's Conference' On Climate Change

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LA PAZ (AFP) -- The alternative "people's conference" on climate change called by socialist Bolivian President Evo Morales is expecting 7,500 delegate...

The Disaster Twin-Pak, Plus Zeitoun

Dale Pendell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Dale Pendell

Reading Rebecca Solnit's A Paradise Built in Hell, I was struck by the contrast to Naomi Klein's The Shock Doctrine that I had read the year earlier.