5 Policies to watch from State of the Union →
“In terms of policy, Obama offered at least five significant proposals.”
We do not accept that ours will ever be a nation of ‘haves’ and ‘have-nots’: we...– Republican governor MITCH “I really said that” DANIELS, in delivering the GOP response to the State of the Union Tuesday night. Continuing the Republican theme of “I deny that this nation has poor people, impoverished people, and what other civilized societies might otherwise term ‘the...
Chimes of Freedom- Bob Dylan & Amnesty... →
“When we started asking musicians to contribute to the album, we weren’t sure what to expect — but the outpouring of generosity from the music community speaks for itself: more than 80 artists donated 76 songs, almost all released for sale for the very first time” “Chimes of Freedom features a stellar and diverse group of artists across the generational and...
Income Inequality is bad for society...really bad →
Charts & video Makes everything so clear.
The Fine Art of Barbie- Gender Focus →
Fascinating. An artist creates images with Barbie that mirror famous pieces of art. Her aim was to disprove that Barbie was too limiting, but I think she did the opposite.
Hannah, Mable, and the Moving Van →
My mom’s first children’s book! Please “like” the Page! Hannah is an eleven-year-old girl whose family is moving and taking her away from her best pals, “The Four Noodles.” She devises a plan to run away, and hides in the back of the moving van when her plan turns from bad to worse. A thunderstorm forces her to take shelter in a neighborhood park. The true meaning of...
My take on a Feminist Wire article, "b-word", and... →
I talk about sexism, slur words, cultural change versus legislation, and compassion versus political correctness.
I think there is more possibility right now than I could have ever imagined. I...– Yotam Marom - http://www.thenation.com/article/165530/why-now-whats-next-naomi-klein-and-yotam-marom-conversation-about-occupy-wall-street
It’s a very big deal that when the next round of austerity measures comes down...– Naomi Klein - http://www.thenation.com/article/165530/why-now-whats-next-naomi-klein-and-yotam-marom-conversation-about-occupy-wall-street
Why Now? What's Next? Naomi Klein & Yotam Marom on... →
A lot of people have come to the realization that the system is so busted that it really isn’t about who you get into office. But one of the ways of responding to that is to say, “Okay, we’re not going to form a political party and try to take power, but we are going to look at this system and try to identify the structural barriers to real change, and advocate for political goals that might begin...
nycanes asked: What's the big deal about occupy Wall Street. This isn't anything new. A minority has always controlled the wealth.
Divide and Conquer →
My blog post on Barbra Ehrenreich’s Mother Jones article. I’m new at blogging, but I wanted to make some connections between her articles and a few books I think are important.
A Larger Welfare State Can Mean A Lower Deficit →
The 1 Percent, Revealed →
Terrific article by the author of Nickle & Dimed Talks about the divisions that exist within the 99% These divisions are why the 99% did not form as a solid class earlier We were tricked by conservatives into mistrusting each other. Mistrust of the poor & mistrust of the “liberal elite”. This brings to mind Zinn’s Coming Revolt of the Guards:...
Why is Congress Redlining Our Schools? →
Talks about what we are doing and what we should be doing.
Bread & Roses Strike, 100 years later →
AUDIO Massachusetts first occupy movement