In an interview, union organizer Steven Lerner discussed his mortgage strike idea, the big banks, the Tea Party, and accusations by Glenn Beck and Rush Limbaugh that his ideas constitute "economic terrorism."
This week the Puerto Rico legislature debated a resolution of censure condemning me for speaking out against their abuses. By questioning my right to speak out on behalf of free speech, they have made my point crystal clear.
This Saturday, nearly 50 protests are scheduled, targeting primarily the Bank of America, which has paid no income taxes while receiving $2.3 billion from the federal government in 2009, along with other corporate tax dodgers.
The Big Banks Bonus Bonanza report makes the case strongly for an economic play that would give the country a far bigger economic boost than anything Obama is going to be able to get out of Congress in the next two years.
Obama spoke yesterday about the costs of the displacement of manufacturing and textiles. Both were caused by the decades-long Reagan Revolution led divestment from America -- not the last several years.