Don’t Shoot The Messenger: Russell Brand Shouts Out Occupy, Predicts Revolution in Epic BBC Interview

By: Friday October 25, 2013 2:00 pm

In an epic 10 minute interview on BBC’s Newsnight – Russell Brand calmly and meticulously addresses everything from income inequality to corruption to corporate interests to revolution while explaining how his opinions render it impossible for him to cast a ballot in good conscious.


Failure of the American Conscience: Walmart Reports Record Black Friday Sales Despite 100-City Worker Strike

By: Friday November 23, 2012 6:00 pm

I guess we have the answer — even from those who should care — as the big box retailer had nothing to fear as workers and supporters picketed outside many Walmarts today. This is depressing.

The Mythification of the Looting Elite

By: Thursday January 27, 2011 9:02 am

As more and more people talk about how inequality threatens our economic system and just in time for Davos, the January 22-28 edition of The Economist had a special report on “The Global Elite.” While the edition has been out there for a while, I was struck by the degree to which it seems to be an attempt to mythify the looting going on so as to claim it serves some kind of useful societal function.

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