Post Tagged with: "Occupy Wall Street"

Federal Court Finds GOP Governor Violated Civil Rights Of Protesters

Federal Court Finds GOP Governor Violated Civil Rights Of Protesters

On December 16, 2013, a Federal Appeals Court judge ruled that South Carolina Governor Niki Haley violated the civil rights of protesters. The protesters, who gathered at the state’s capital building in 2011, were a spring off of the Occupy Wall Street movement. 19 protesters, who were a part of the group Occupy […]

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Paul Ryan And GOP Launch Path To Prosperity. But Not For You (VIDEO)

Paul Ryan And GOP Launch Path To Prosperity. But Not For You (VIDEO)

While promoting his budget deal on Fox News Sunday, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) attempts to unify his base and coddle Tea Party extremists.

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Check Out How Occupy Eliminated 15 Million Dollars Of Personal Debt For Americans

Those spending cuts Republicans love – and are willing to hold the country hostage to extort more of – are actually harming the economy. Graphic @ IngredientNews

Occupy Wall Street’s Strike Debt group successfully bought 15 million dollars worth of personal American debt and ‘abolished’ it!

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Bernie Sanders: The Playboy Interview Dissected And More

Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont is one of the most popular politicians in the nation. He recently sat down with Playboy to discuss all things political. - Image from End Big Banks

Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont is one of the most popular politicians in the nation. He recently sat down with Playboy to discuss all things political.

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Is The NYPD The ‘Biggest Gang’ In New York? (VIDEO)

Is The NYPD The ‘Biggest Gang’ In New York? (VIDEO)

Kasiem Walters, spokesperson for Communities For Police Reform (CPR) and the first subject in a series of recent videos promoting reform of New York’s Stop & Frisk Policy, knows a thing or two about gang activity. After all, the eighteen-year-old Brooklyn native has been stopped and frisked by the NYPD more […]

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This Filmmaker Will Make You Think Differently About the Trayvon Martin Case (VIDEO)

Photo from www.freshjuiceparty.com.

‘Got that kids? When a racist vigilante packing heat profiles, stalks and kills you, it is your fault.’ — Filmmaker Dennis Trainor on the Zimmerman Trial

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Elizabeth Warren And Bipartisan Group Of Senators Submit Bill To Break Up Big Banks (VIDEO)

The cover for American Banker on June 15th, 1933.

Glass-Steagall may not be dead yet, as bipartisan group of senators proposes reinstating the banking regulations which served the United States for decades.

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Peaceful Occupy Protesters Brutally Silenced By Police Receive $1 Million Settlement (VIDEO)

The Occupy movement was peaceful until police and city officials unleashed violence. Now one police department is being forced to pay for their brutality. Image @IndyInfo

The Occupy movement was peaceful until police and city officials unleashed violence. Now one police department is being forced to pay for their brutality.

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The Original Tea Partiers Were Protesting A Corporate Bailout, Not Taxes

The Original Tea Partiers Were Protesting A Corporate Bailout, Not Taxes

What does the modern Tea Party share with the patriots in Boston Harbor? Very little it turns out.

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US Senate Unanimously Votes To End Unfair Subsidies For ‘Too Big To Fail’ Banks

Senator Sherrod Brown (D–OH); photo: Brendan Hoffman @Bloomberg

Senate Republicans finally live up to their claims they want a level playing field and an end to ‘Too Big To Fail.’

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Occupy The SEC Files Lawsuit Against Wall Street Regulators For Failure To Implement The Law

Occupy The SEC Files Lawsuit Against Wall Street Regulators For Failure To Implement The Law

Occupy Wall Street’s inner circle, a group known as Occupy the SEC, has filed a lawsuit in federal court that names, well, every federal regulator of Wall Street that currently serves.

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Surprise, Surprise – Public Supports a Minimum Wage Increase And So Did George W. Bush

Surprise, Surprise – Public Supports a Minimum Wage Increase And So Did George W. Bush

The Republicans must secretly love food stamps since the SNAP program is needed for most working folks living on the slave wages they refuse to raise.

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How Occupy Proved We Don’t Need Guns Against The Government

Police in Oakland, Cal. take up weapons against protesters

When we tried—peacefully—to exercise our Constitutional right to assemble, we were harassed, tear-gassed, assaulted with bean bag guns and other weapons and arrested.

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Occupy Wall Street Makes It A Very Merry Christmas For Medical Debtors

Occupy Wall Street Makes It A Very Merry Christmas For Medical Debtors

This holiday will be a very happy one for 44 people in upstate New York who were struggling under medical debt.

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Job-Destroying CEOs Demand Even Bigger Tax Breaks To ‘Fix’ The Debt

Job-Destroying CEOs Demand Even Bigger Tax Breaks To ‘Fix’ The Debt

Some of America’s most powerful CEOs have banded together to push for solutions to America’s ‘debt problem.’ Their answer? More tax cuts.

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Occupy Sandy Helped Us Fight Crime After Storm, Says NYPD Source

From Occupy Sandy's Twitter

While they may not wear capes, Occupy Sandy volunteers battled crime in Brooklyn’s largest housing project after the storm.

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Bloomberg Praises ‘Occupy Sandy,’ Then Sends Police To Shut It Down (VIDEO)

Bloomberg Praises ‘Occupy Sandy,’ Then Sends Police To Shut It Down (VIDEO)

After stumbling upon an Occupy Sandy hub, Mayor Bloomberg praises the group, and then rolls out an eviction effort.

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Warning: GOPers Dumping Norquist Intend To Gut Social Security And Medicare (VIDEO)

Warning: GOPers Dumping Norquist Intend To Gut Social Security And Medicare (VIDEO)

Progressives have cheered Sen. Saxby Chambliss for discarding Norquist’s pledge, but the GOP has bigger plans in mind: gutting Social Security and Medicare. Not so fast, Senator Bedfellow!

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How The Occupy Movement Helped Obama Win – And Why That’s A Good Thing

The first Occupy call to action, Sept. 2011

Obama’s writings on the 99% vs. the 1% predate the Occupy movement.

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Presidential Debate First Impressions From The Addicting Info Twitter Feed

Presidential Debate First Impressions From The Addicting Info Twitter Feed

Quick hits on Obama and Mitt’s ‘Mile-high Hyperbole’

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