Updated: Oct. 17, 2011 added West’s speech
ncftTV on Oct 16, 2011
For the dedication of the MLK Jr statue, Cornell West decided to get arrested on the steps of the Supreme Court to protest the Citizens United case.
Updated: Oct. 10, 2011 added a video
robkall on Oct 8, 2011
Occupy Washington DC protesters were pepper sprayed at a protest at the National Air and Space Museum.
The protest was targeted against the museum’s celebration of the use of Drones, which have been used to kill scores of innocent civilians. The protest was successful, with a SWAT policeman turning away tourists, saying the museum was shut down.
Chris Hedges: No way in US system to vote against banks
TheAlyonaShow on Oct 6, 2011
Between Occupy Wall Street, in New York, and the other cities it’s spread to, as well as the October 2011 movement that just began here in D.C, something seems to be happening in this country. Earlier at Freedom Plaza Chris Hedges, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and author, tells us what this could lead to.
I have to admit that I’m really pissed off. It’s no longer just being angry about the situation in Washington; it’s about what’s happening to America. This country is failing. People are unemployed, and we are neglecting the poor and homeless. What’s happening here? Where is the government when it comes to protecting the welfare of the people? Why are so many crazies in the House and Senate? I’m talking about my Senators; Jim DeMint and Bang-Bang Lindsey Graham who used to be sane. The South Carolina Senators do not represent me. Continue reading