Occupy Oakland vs. the cops - Occupy Wall Street -... →
OAKLAND, Calif. – When several hundred protesters gathered in front of Oakland’s City Hall Wednesday night in the wake of the previous night’s police crackdown, enemy No. 1 wasn’t Wall Street but rather law enforcement.
Alabama brings back slavery for Latinos →
So, here is how it goes. First, the state passes a harsh immigration law. Then, it detains large numbers of immigrants. Third, private prisons (LCS, CCA, GEO) receive fresh inmates. And finally, the artificially created labor shortage is supplied by the new inmates. Does this sound like modern-day slavery to anyone? The rest of the country can only look in shock and dismay, as once again,...
What’s going on here? The answer, surely, is that Wall Street’s Masters of the...– Paul Krugman in Panic of the Plutocrats - NYTimes.com (via quotingthecrisis)