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During Fashion Week in New York City, an alternative fashion show was held at the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space.
Protest with #OWS Alternative Banking Group
By Cathy O'Neil
Yesterday in DC, Move to Amend held a press conference in Washington, DC to announce the introduction of an amendment to aboish corporate personhood. This represents a new phase in the campaign!
"These occurrences must be seen as something more than just historic abnormalities floating aimlessly in time and space, driven only by overweening impulse or happenstance. It is not enough to condemn monstrous events and bad times, we also must try to understand them. They must be contextualized in the larger framework of historical social relations."
A Terrible Normality by Michael Parenti
Through much of history the abnormal has been the norm. This is a paradox to which we should attend. Aberrations, so plentiful as to form a terrible normality of their own, descend upon us with frightful consistency.
The corporate media ignores it, but America is in revolt.
By Ted Glick
There are two major events being organized by the US climate movement over the next month.
Getting to the Next Level of Constructing a New Society
Once again the corporate mass media got the story wrong. The headlines across the country were that occupiers in New York came from households with incomes of over $100,000. The movement writer for The Nation, Allison Kilkenny, interviewed one of the researchers who points out that a lot of these were young people earning under $15,000 per year who were still in school and living with their parents.
The most important takeaway from the researcher’s point of view:
"The takeaway for me is that this is part of an arch of social movement activity that built on previous work, and is building into continuing work."
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