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Operation Empire State Rebellion

I’m doubtful that anything will happen tomorrow, but I suppose it’s a good thing that people are at least talking about the growing income disparity in America and the government’s role in making it happen. The following comes from Gary Roland, who is planning tomorrow’s protest in New York City’s financial district: WHEN: Occupation begins […]

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Matt Taibbi writes another great article that will outrage people, and ultimately make no difference

Every time I read a new article by Matt Taibbi, it occurs to me that I should probably stop making blanket statements about the poor state of American investigative journalism. I don’t say it enough, but I’m incredibly thankful that he’s out there, exploring that fertile strip of territory between those cultivated so successfully by […]

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Levin says Goldman Sachs pushed “shitty” products on the American people

I know to some extent it’s political theater – grandstanding done for the benefit of disgusted Democrats like myself – and I realize that it would have meant exponentially more had it come prior to our recent banking meltdown, as opposed to after it, but something in me really liked hearing my Senator, Carl Levin, […]

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