Free market ideology has so pervaded our culture that we aren't even aware of it. It is incorporated in the very language we use to discuss anything vaguely economic.
There are two political revolutions going on in this country at the same time and they are being reflected in the presidential election polls.
To describe this darkest hour in our nation's history as simply being based on a racist hatred of people of African descent is to miss the complexity of the transatlantic slave trade and the work of enslaved Africans in America.
In a TMFS sketch, Wall Street responds to news that a deal has been made for the TPP, the Trans Pacific Partnership.
Trump, Sanders and the other outsiders will probably not win their party's presidential nominations. But the rage they are articulating is not going away. In all likelihood these Occupy issues will be co-opted by more establishment and semi-establishment figures like Rubio, Bush, Clinton, and Biden.
Back from the first global conference on money in politics in Mexico City, I'm bursting with stories that might carry messages of possibility that Americans need right now. Sure worked for me.
Cecily's case is one of the most egregious of the more than 7,000 arrests that were documented during the crackdown on the Occupy movement.
Occupy Los Angeles, the largely dismissed, mostly misinterpreted orphan child of the Occupy movement became the largest and one of the longest standing major US Occupations. Radicalized is the untold story of the movement from the inside.
Bernie Sanders Came to Town/A-riding on the Polls/Put himself right on the map/And scared those Wall Street Moles.
We've come a long way; we humans and the way we interact with narrative. Evolving from the days of stories round a campfire, epic tales of heroes fighting monsters in far away lands, the gods playing tricks with the mortals, the hubris of humanity and legends of beautiful and scary creatures who filled our oceans, our forests, and our skies.
Under the guise of "education reform" and giving "parents' choice" public education has been deemed a "failure."
The purpose of this article is to start a revolution. A non-violent one, based on voluntary change in civil society.
Occupy, born on 9/17/2011, is courting a man born only nine days earlier in the same month, but 69 years earlier. Could this Spring-December fling be something serious?
What the corporate media cannot see is that the era of the Bill Clinton "New Democrat" is finished. In the real world, the crash of 2008 blew the lid off the bipartisan "Washington consensus" with its blind faith in the benevolence of capitalism. But now I see a silver lining in the absurdity of the "permanent campaign": Bernie Sanders has a whole year to build a vibrant, multifaceted social movement.
"You never change things by fighting the existing reality," author and inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller famously said. "To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete."
There's a "buzz" in the Occupy community, and it's all about Bernie. And the word is that... an endorsement is in the works.