(Tax) Dodgers Go to Bat for the 1%

Here's a little bit of 'tongue-in-cheek' humor from a recent Democracy Now show.  Below is the transcript, but it's worth visiting the website to watch the video:

Wall Street is Shrinking

Here is another reason why the Occupy Wall Street protesters should broaden their efforts beyond the corporations on Wall Street.  Some of financial sector's employees may be joining the 99%. ~ Noa

This Is Why There Are No Jobs in America

"Corporation" is a dirty word these days.  It brings to mind the filthy rich, greedy SOBs who dole out exorbitant salaries and bonuses to CEOs who enslave the working poor in return.  The weathiest oligarchs, we're realizing, pay little or no taxes and send jobs overseas to employ cheap labor. 

How Bolivians Fought a Private Corporation for Their Water Rights and Won!

“Many people feel that if some of the planet's poorest and disenfranchised people could stand up to the World Bank and Bechtel, so can all of us."

Bolivia's War Over Water

Also published as "The Water is Ours Damnit!" in We are Everywhere (Verso Press, 2003)

The End of Poverty?


Global poverty did not just happen. It began with military conquest, slavery, and colonization that resulted in the seizure of land, minerals, and forced labor. Today, the problem persists because of unfair debt, trade, and tax policies — in other words, wealthy countries taking advantage of poor, developing countries.

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