Archive for: 2012

No shame: Bankers go for broke

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After creating the housing crisis, bankers shocked fair housing advocates recently with a move to profit even more off the housing crisis.

FEMA sends out 83,000 collection notices

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency—the agency that is designated to assist people in recovering from disaster—recently mailed out 83,000 debt...

Why socialism polls well among young people and African Americans

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In our relatively short lifetimes, the experiences of my generation have run contrary to the myth that the capitalist free market is a force for “pe...

Yemeni government forces attack hundreds of thousands of peaceful protesters

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On Dec. 24, government forces loyal to outgoing Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh fired on hundreds of thousands of peaceful protesters.

Indian victims outraged by Dow Chemical Olympic sponsorship

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Outrage swept the city of Bhopal, India, on Dec. 3 as thousands of people protested against the country’s participation in the London Olympics.

Occupy London listed as ‘terrorists’ by police

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Occupy London has been listed as a domestic terrorist threat by the City of London Police because of its potential to disrupt businesses.

Despite power and influence, 1 percent on defensive

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Members of the 1 percent are on the defensive claiming that their wealth is well deserved and legitimate.

Congress, administration approve indefinite military detention of US citizens

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Some language in a recently approved law could be interpreted as authorizing extreme forms of repression against a wide range of political opponents o...