Politics and its Discontents: Noam Chomsky on the Occupation Movement

Largely shunned these days by the corporate-driven mainstream media, Noam Chomsky expresses some optimism about the Occupy Wall Street Movement that has spread to several cities: Recommend this Post

Politics and its Discontents: ‘If you don’t have a job and you’re not rich, blame yourself’

So says Republican Presidential nomination hopeful Herman Cain. Expressing his disdain for the Occupy Wall Street movement, Cain seems at a loss to understand the anger people feel over the failure of the United States Federal Government to reign in the reckless practices of Wall Street, its thralldom to the corporate sector that cares nothing ...

Politics and its Discontents: An Aerobic Workout While On The Job

The NYPD shows us how its done with only one simple piece of equipment, a baton: Recommend this Post

Politics and its Discontents: Has This NYPD Officer Been Watching Video of Toronto’s G20?

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Politics and its Discontents: A Powerful Indictment of NYPD Brutality During The Occupy Wall Street Protest

While the following video may seem tame by the standards of brutality set by the police last year in Toronto during the G20 Summit, it is heartening to see mainstream coverage of unwarranted police actions on Wall Street during the ongoing Occupy Wall Street protest. The host of the MSNBC show, Lawrence O’Donnell, has strong ...

Politics and its Discontents: More From Chris Hedges On The Occupy Wall Street Protest

‘Stirring’ and ‘inspiring’ are the most apt adjectives to describe Chris Hedges’ latest piece on the occupation of Wall Street. It is a call to commitment and action, a reminder that sitting on the sidelines and doing nothing is tantamount to complicity at worst and surrender at best. Although the things he describes in the ...