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New Zimbabwe
Anti-Bob protestors aproach High Courtto inform you that an urgent chamber application for an interdict seeking to ba
Anti-Bob protestors aproach High Court
New Zimbabwe / Posted 22 hours ago
to inform you that an urgent chamber application for an interdict seeking to bar the police from interfering with the Occupy Movement of Zimbabwe has been made at the High Court. “We will be giving you more details of the application and the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Alternative Protest Is On the Rise in Zimbabwerand, Zimbabwe's young people are digging in their heels and continuing their r
Alternative Protest Is On the Rise in Zimbabwe
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
rand, Zimbabwe's young people are digging in their heels and continuing their resistance. Through winter's cold nights, an Occupy movement of roughly two dozen protesters endured threats and assaults for squatting in Harare's Africa Unity Square... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
How Financial Crises Produce Political Polarizationslogan “We are the 99 percent,” the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement spread qu
How Financial Crises Produce Political Polarization
Naked Capitalism / Posted 2 days ago
slogan “We are the 99 percent,” the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement spread quickly across the country. Though the Occupy movement probably had less direct political impact than the Tea Party did, the two movements uncannily illustrate the... Read more
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Salon.com
Hope for those in debt: Can a non-profit help put predatory payday lenders out of business?who opened Community Check Cashing in 2009. The idea has drawn the attention o
Hope for those in debt: Can a non-profit help put predatory payday lenders out of business?
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
who opened Community Check Cashing in 2009. The idea has drawn the attention of Strike Debt Bay Area, an offshoot of the Occupy movement. “It fulfills a need without being exploitive,” said J.P. Massar of Strike Debt Bay Area. “We believe that an... Read more
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Salon.com
FBI tried to “lure” Orlando shooter into 2013 terror plot, report says, questioning effectiveness of police entrapmentuse not just against Muslim Americans. They have used it against environmental
FBI tried to “lure” Orlando shooter into 2013 terror plot, report says, questioning effectiveness of police entrapment
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
use not just against Muslim Americans. They have used it against environmental activists, and they used it” against the Occupy movement, she continued. The AlterNet report pointed to research by investigative journalist Trevor Aaronson, who... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Is globalisation coming to an end?Park, a spontaneous grass roots movement born of anger and disillusion. The dat
Is globalisation coming to an end?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
Park, a spontaneous grass roots movement born of anger and disillusion. The date was September 17, 2011. Within weeks, the Occupy Movement, which began as an outpouring of outrage over the behaviour of Wall Street's elite and the growing disparity... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
YIMBY conference brings activists from around the nation to Boulderwhite. Suddenly, a piercing whistle quiets the room. "You are building this c
YIMBY conference brings activists from around the nation to Boulder
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 7 days ago
white. Suddenly, a piercing whistle quiets the room. "You are building this conference, you are building this movement," said conference coordinator Molly Tayer, reminding participants that their "un-conference" depends upon... Read more
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Asia Sentinel
HK Concert Cancellation a Flash Point with Beijinghandover, ruled there would be no universal suffrage for territory-wide electio
HK Concert Cancellation a Flash Point with Beijing
Asia Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
handover, ruled there would be no universal suffrage for territory-wide elections scheduled for 2017. That resulted in the Occupy movement, which shut major streets in the central business district and Kowloon across Victoria Harbor for 77 days. It... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Deena Stryker, on her conversations with Fidel, Che and morethat the labor movement made over the last century. Capitalism is still wreakin
Deena Stryker, on her conversations with Fidel, Che and more
Op-Ed News / Posted 8 days ago
that the labor movement made over the last century. Capitalism is still wreaking havoc all over the world. The current occupy movement that's going international will definitely have a socialist aspect. Rob;Tell us more about the new occupy... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Bernie Sanders, Party Crasher: Notes On The [Looming] End Of A CampaignBut within months, Sanders had made a movement. Tapping into a new wave of prog
Bernie Sanders, Party Crasher: Notes On The [Looming] End Of A Campaign
KPBS San Diego / Posted 9 days ago
But within months, Sanders had made a movement. Tapping into a new wave of progressive populism, first hinted at during the Occupy movement, Sanders' self-described "political revolution to transform our country economically, political, socially and... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Bernie Sanders, Party Crasher: Notes On The [Looming] End Of A CampaignBut within months, Sanders had made a movement. Tapping into a new wave of prog
Bernie Sanders, Party Crasher: Notes On The [Looming] End Of A Campaign
KERA North Texas / Posted 9 days ago
But within months, Sanders had made a movement. Tapping into a new wave of progressive populism, first hinted at during the Occupy movement, Sanders' self-described "political revolution to transform our country economically, political, socially and... Read more
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Western Advocate
A little funny businesscall him a "convict wizard with worldly insights into the bleeding obvious ...
A little funny business
Western Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
call him a "convict wizard with worldly insights into the bleeding obvious ... armed with more issues than an occupy movement". Convict wizard with worldly insights into the bleeding obvious ... more issues than an occupy movement. -... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Pot Smoking Nuns Protest Cultivation LegislationChristine Meeusen first donned the nun outfit in 2011, when she was protesting
Pot Smoking Nuns Protest Cultivation Legislation
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 12 days ago
Christine Meeusen first donned the nun outfit in 2011, when she was protesting against big banks in the Occupy movement. Calling herself an "activist nun," Meeusen gained popularity through her unusual garb and fight against what she calls "white man... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
00PM Water CoolerPeople for Bernie, and has been credited with coining the hashtag #FeelTheBern.
00PM Water Cooler
Naked Capitalism / Posted 14 days ago
People for Bernie, and has been credited with coining the hashtag #FeelTheBern. She said she saw a connection between the Occupy movement and the Sanders campaign” [New York Times]. And here’s an image: (The above are vote by mail ballots... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes awayPerkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Jo
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes away
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 14 days ago
Perkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Journal in early 2014, during the Occupy Movement, that compared the “demonization” of America’s wealthiest 1% to Nazi Germany’s persecution of Jews. KPCB... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes awayPerkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Jo
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes away
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 14 days ago
Perkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Journal in early 2014, during the Occupy Movement, that compared the “demonization” of America’s wealthiest 1% to Nazi Germany’s persecution of Jews. KPCB... Read more
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USA Today
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, diesPerkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Jo
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, dies
USA Today / Posted 14 days ago
Perkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Journal in early 2014, during the Occupy Movement, that compared “demonization” of America’s wealthiest 1% to Nazi Germany’s persecution of Jews. KPCB quickly... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes awayPerkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Jo
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes away
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 15 days ago
Perkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Journal in early 2014, during the Occupy Movement, that compared “demonization” of America’s wealthiest 1% to Nazi Germany’s persecution of Jews. KPCB quickly... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes awayPerkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Jo
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes away
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 15 days ago
Perkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Journal in early 2014, during the Occupy Movement, that compared “demonization” of America’s wealthiest 1% to Nazi Germany’s persecution of Jews. KPCB quickly... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes awayPerkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Jo
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes away
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 15 days ago
Perkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Journal in early 2014, during the Occupy Movement, that compared “demonization” of America’s wealthiest 1% to Nazi Germany’s persecution of Jews. KPCB quickly... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes awayPerkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Jo
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes away
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 15 days ago
Perkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Journal in early 2014, during the Occupy Movement, that compared “demonization” of America’s wealthiest 1% to Nazi Germany’s persecution of Jews. KPCB quickly... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes awayPerkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Jo
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes away
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 15 days ago
Perkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Journal in early 2014, during the Occupy Movement, that compared “demonization” of America’s wealthiest 1% to Nazi Germany’s persecution of Jews. KPCB quickly... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes awayPerkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Jo
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes away
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 15 days ago
Perkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Journal in early 2014, during the Occupy Movement, that compared “demonization” of America’s wealthiest 1% to Nazi Germany’s persecution of Jews. KPCB quickly... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes awayPerkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Jo
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes away
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 15 days ago
Perkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Journal in early 2014, during the Occupy Movement, that compared “demonization” of America’s wealthiest 1% to Nazi Germany’s persecution of Jews. KPCB quickly... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes awayPerkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Jo
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes away
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 15 days ago
Perkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Journal in early 2014, during the Occupy Movement, that compared “demonization” of America’s wealthiest 1% to Nazi Germany’s persecution of Jews. KPCB quickly... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes awayPerkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Jo
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes away
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 15 days ago
Perkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Journal in early 2014, during the Occupy Movement, that compared “demonization” of America’s wealthiest 1% to Nazi Germany’s persecution of Jews. KPCB quickly... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes awayPerkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Jo
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes away
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 15 days ago
Perkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Journal in early 2014, during the Occupy Movement, that compared “demonization” of America’s wealthiest 1% to Nazi Germany’s persecution of Jews. KPCB quickly... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes awayPerkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Jo
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes away
KING5 Seattle / Posted 15 days ago
Perkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Journal in early 2014, during the Occupy Movement, that compared “demonization” of America’s wealthiest 1% to Nazi Germany’s persecution of Jews. KPCB quickly... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes awayPerkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Jo
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes away
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 15 days ago
Perkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Journal in early 2014, during the Occupy Movement, that compared “demonization” of America’s wealthiest 1% to Nazi Germany’s persecution of Jews. KPCB quickly... Read more
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First Coast News
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes awayPerkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Jo
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes away
First Coast News / Posted 15 days ago
Perkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Journal in early 2014, during the Occupy Movement, that compared “demonization” of America’s wealthiest 1% to Nazi Germany’s persecution of Jews. KPCB quickly... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes awayPerkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Jo
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes away
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 15 days ago
Perkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Journal in early 2014, during the Occupy Movement, that compared “demonization” of America’s wealthiest 1% to Nazi Germany’s persecution of Jews. KPCB quickly... Read more
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KTVB Boise
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes awayPerkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Jo
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes away
KTVB Boise / Posted 15 days ago
Perkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Journal in early 2014, during the Occupy Movement, that compared “demonization” of America’s wealthiest 1% to Nazi Germany’s persecution of Jews. KPCB quickly... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes awayPerkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Jo
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes away
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 15 days ago
Perkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Journal in early 2014, during the Occupy Movement, that compared “demonization” of America’s wealthiest 1% to Nazi Germany’s persecution of Jews. KPCB quickly... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes awayPerkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Jo
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes away
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 15 days ago
Perkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Journal in early 2014, during the Occupy Movement, that compared “demonization” of America’s wealthiest 1% to Nazi Germany’s persecution of Jews. KPCB quickly... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes awayPerkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Jo
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes away
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 15 days ago
Perkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Journal in early 2014, during the Occupy Movement, that compared “demonization” of America’s wealthiest 1% to Nazi Germany’s persecution of Jews. KPCB quickly... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes awayPerkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Jo
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes away
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 15 days ago
Perkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Journal in early 2014, during the Occupy Movement, that compared “demonization” of America’s wealthiest 1% to Nazi Germany’s persecution of Jews. KPCB quickly... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes awayPerkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Jo
VC legend Thomas Perkins, 84, passes away
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 15 days ago
Perkins also was widely criticized for a letter published in the Wall Street Journal in early 2014, during the Occupy Movement, that compared “demonization” of America’s wealthiest 1% to Nazi Germany’s persecution of Jews. KPCB quickly... Read more
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The Hill
Why Sanders must continue his campaignis also the case that revolutions generally need leaders or galvanizing figures
Why Sanders must continue his campaign
The Hill / Posted 15 days ago
is also the case that revolutions generally need leaders or galvanizing figures. This is what the New Deal had and what the Occupy movement, until recently, seems to have lacked. Sanders has shown over the past year that he is a figure without... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
In Southland, the Berniecrat is born | Cover Storymovements such as Black Lives Matter and the “Fight for 15” dollar minimum wage
In Southland, the Berniecrat is born | Cover Story
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 18 days ago
movements such as Black Lives Matter and the “Fight for 15” dollar minimum wage campaign, along with what remains of the Occupy movement, some of Sanders’ most ardent fans are dismissive of political authority, contemptuous of party leadership... Read more
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Raw Story
Why young people aren’t keeping up: From the Joneses to the Kardashiansgeneration of youth has been remarkably active in mobilizing against inequality
Why young people aren’t keeping up: From the Joneses to the Kardashians
Raw Story / Posted 18 days ago
generation of youth has been remarkably active in mobilizing against inequality. From the Arab Spring and the global Occupy movement to many political campaigns across the world, young people are often at the forefront of the fight. Efforts... Read more
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Officer.com
San Jose Police Chief Stands by Officers After ProtestA small group of protesters wore bandannas over their faces, a tactic also used
San Jose Police Chief Stands by Officers After Protest
Officer.com / Posted 18 days ago
A small group of protesters wore bandannas over their faces, a tactic also used by the so-called "anarchists" during the Occupy movement in Oakland. Many protesters interviewed at the scene Thursday night live in east San Jose and said that while... Read more
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International Business Times
Evolution of Anonymous: The rise of the hacktivists and the power struggles they face Anonymous has once undergone something similar to a civil war after gaining not
Evolution of Anonymous: The rise of the hacktivists and the power struggles they face
International Business Times / Posted 20 days ago
Anonymous has once undergone something similar to a civil war after gaining notoriety from their activities as part of the Occupy movement. The FBI launched a crackdown on Anonymous leading to several arrests of high profile members, thanks to some... Read more
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The Mercury News
San Jose police chief defends officers accused of failing to protect Trump supporters from violenceA small group of protesters wore bandannas over their faces, a tactic also used
San Jose police chief defends officers accused of failing to protect Trump supporters from violence
The Mercury News / Posted 20 days ago
A small group of protesters wore bandannas over their faces, a tactic also used by the so-called "anarchists" during the Occupy movement in Oakland. Many protesters interviewed at the scene Thursday night live in East San Jose and said that while... Read more
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Salon.com
Don’t rule it out: Bernie Sanders (slightly) leaves door open for Green Party run with Jill Steinincluding as spokesman for Ralph Nader in 2004. Zeese is co-director of Popular
Don’t rule it out: Bernie Sanders (slightly) leaves door open for Green Party run with Jill Stein
Salon.com / Posted 22 days ago
including as spokesman for Ralph Nader in 2004. Zeese is co-director of Popular Resistance, which grew out of the Occupy movement. This article represents his personal views. Patrick Walker, a veteran anti-fracking and Occupy, is... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Sydney Comedy Festival showcase at Narooma Kinemaalways hilarious. The convict wizard with worldly insights into the bleeding ob
Sydney Comedy Festival showcase at Narooma Kinema
Kiama Independent / Posted 22 days ago
always hilarious. The convict wizard with worldly insights into the bleeding obvious comes armed with more issues than an occupy movement. The inimitable ex-heavy metal drummer has been burning up the international circuit for the past 10 years,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Always the Victor Over Parliamentprostitutes were all present. There were speculators and drug-dealers, our midd
President Always the Victor Over Parliament
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
prostitutes were all present. There were speculators and drug-dealers, our middlebrow intellectuals, and strugglers of the 'Occupy Movement' were there, too. New season. New ways. The cameras did not blink a minute. Dealing in highly-perishable... Read more
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The Mercury News
Believing he can win California, Bernie Sanders stumps in Oaklandago doubled as the West Coast capital of Occupy Wall Street -- a fact that was
Believing he can win California, Bernie Sanders stumps in Oakland
The Mercury News / Posted 24 days ago
ago doubled as the West Coast capital of Occupy Wall Street -- a fact that was not lost on Sanders, who has taken up the Occupy movement's call to arms against the nation's richest 1 percent. "I feel very good about that," Sanders said, while... Read more
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The Register
You've gotta fight... for your right... to ITfor the flimsiest of reasons. The Chanology protests proved that globally coord
You've gotta fight... for your right... to IT
The Register / Posted 24 days ago
for the flimsiest of reasons. The Chanology protests proved that globally coordinated protests are possible, while both the Occupy movement and the Arab Spring proved that these protests can grow to millions of individuals and even overthrow... Read more
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The Mercury News
Believing he can win California, Bernie Sanders stumps in Oaklandago doubled as the West Coast capital of Occupy Wall Street -- a fact that was
Believing he can win California, Bernie Sanders stumps in Oakland
The Mercury News / Posted 24 days ago
ago doubled as the West Coast capital of Occupy Wall Street -- a fact that was not lost on Sanders, who has taken up the Occupy movement's call to arms against the nation's richest 1 percent. "I feel very good about that," Sanders said, while... Read more
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Salon.com
10 things you need to know about Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s progressive challengerDemocratic Party will adopt a more progressive agenda. Canova has been involved
10 things you need to know about Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s progressive challenger
Salon.com / Posted 28 days ago
Democratic Party will adopt a more progressive agenda. Canova has been involved in the anti-globalization movement and the Occupy movement and helped abolish felony disenfranchisement in New Mexico. 3. Canova has known Bernie Sanders for years.... Read more
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