by Ralph Nader
The Nader Page
Sept. 27, 2012
Here is an open letter that Barack Obama should write to Mitt Romney – pronto!
Dear Mr. Romney:
Not a day goes by without you blaming me for every slumping or stagnant economic indicator. Unemployment, increases in the number of food stamp recipients, government borrowing, and spending, home foreclosures, economic uncertainty for businesses, trade deficits – you name it. Only for droughts and hurricanes have you absolved me from responsibility. Continue reading
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with Greg Palast
September 30, 2012
Sep 29, 2012 by talkingsticktv
Talk by investigative journalist Greg Palast author of “Billionaires & Ballot Bandits: How to Steal an Election in 9 Easy Steps” given September 27, 2012 at Town Hall Seattle in Seattle, WA.
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Sep 26, 2012 by stimulator
For over 4 months, students and their allies, took over the streets of Montreal every day, to protest a tuition hike imposed by the liberal party in Quebec.
On September 21st, the newly elected Premier of Quebec scrapped the tuition hike and repealed a controversial law, that effectively banned public demonstrations.
While this is being touted as a victory by many in the student movement, one element that made this success possible is already being overshadowed. How the the movement’s militant street politics transformed the student strike from a single issue campaign to an uncompromising social insurrection. Continue reading
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by Cindy Sheehan
Cindy Sheehan’s Soapbox Blog
Sept. 30, 2012
This week, Cindy Sheehan, interviews Marxist economics professor, Richard D. Wolff.
Professor Wolff breaks a complicated subject down with easily understood analogies and with prophetic solutions.
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Sep 30, 2012 by AlJazeeraEnglish
The recent drought in the United States has damaged crops and driven up food prices.
However, organic farmers say that they have fared better, thanks to alternative growing methods.
Al Jazeera’s John Hendren reports from Ottawa, Illiois.