Tag Archives: Victoria Jackson

Election Night 2012… results, interpretation, and celebration

OK, I’ve got my beer and I’m in front of a television… let’s do this, America. 8:13 I just talked with Growing Hope’s Amanda Edmonds. She heard from a friend of hers this morning that there was a handwritten sign telling voters at the Huron County Township Hall that state-issued voter ID was mandatory. Amanda […]

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Which of these three videos do you find most upsetting?

First, we have video of a peacefully protesting Iraq war veteran by the name of Kayvan Sabehgi being severely beaten by Oakland riot police. It’s being reported that his spleen was lacerated in the attack. Next, we have Daily Show corespondent Samantha Bee exposing the class divisions taking shape between protesters in Zuccotti Park. The […]

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Corporate media begins to take notice of the police brutality on Wall Street

Since we talked yesterday about the dearth of main stream media coverage on the Wall Street occupation, a few things have happened. Most interestingly for me, The Nation called out the New York Times for its dismissive tone and lack of journalistic integrity. Here’s a clip: …I’m reminded of Matthew Prowless, a 40-year-old father of […]

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