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Job Crisis Denial

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July 18, 2012
Photo by Mary McClain

By Shamus Cooke Before any problem can be fixed it must first be acknowledged. The jobs crisis stays in the shadows, out of mind, and consequently unaddressed. This is allowed to happen because those in power – Republicans and Democrats – both have political reasons to remain silent. When the jobs crisis is discussed,...
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Vigil Preempts City Plan to Clean Sidewalk

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July 17, 2012
Vigil Preempts City Plan to Clean Sidewalk

by Crash In yet another demonstration of the people’s rising gumption and grit, the sidewalk in front of Portland City Hall was cleaned up to a shine early Sunday morning. The cleaners included Occupy activists, long-term vigil keepers, one hunger striker, and the unhoused folks who have been sleeping on the edge of the...
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Restoring Trust: Breaking ICE’s Hold

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July 17, 2012
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Story and photos by Pete Shaw This does not look good. It is hot at 11 a.m. as I stand under a tree at the Martin Luther King Junior Worker Center, just south of the Interstate 84 overpass. There are about twenty people, all seemingly of Latino descent, awaiting work, nearly all of them...
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American Autumn: an Occudoc

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July 16, 2012
Occupy Miami was forcibly evicted from Stephen P. Clark Government Center on January 31.

This article is from the Occupied News Wire. It was originally published in the Occupied Wall Street Journal. American Autumn: an Occudoc from Dennis Trainor Jr on Vimeo. Shot on the front lines and meeting spaces of the Occupy movement in NYC, Boston, and Washington, DC from the earliest days through the end of...
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Obamacare Victory Prescription for Left Defeat

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July 15, 2012
Obamacare Victory Prescription for Left Defeat

by Shamus Cooke The political victory for President Obama in the Supreme Court has created an interesting shift in American politics. More important than the blow against his Republican opponent has been the re-energizing of Obama’s base–a loose coalition of liberals, labor and leftists. Many in these groups were lured into supporting Obamacare because...
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Convicted for Conviction

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July 14, 2012
Convicted for Conviction

By Jackie Miller On May Day 2012, Angela Hammit marched in the rain with an umbrella in her right hand and a sign with an anarchy symbol in her left. Like the majority of marchers, she walked through the streets unless the cops pressed the crowd onto the sidewalk. At Salmon and Broadway, she...
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Jail the Banksters!

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July 13, 2012
Jail the Banksters!

by Stephanie Hampton The truly powerful feed ideology to the masses like fast food while they dine on the most rarified delicacy of all: impunity. ~ Naomi Klein The two-tiered justice system in the United States is made crystal clear in its special treatment of financial sector crimes. If a man should commit the...
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Occupy St. Johns Goes Postal

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July 13, 2012
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Rallies to Demand an End to US Postal Service Cuts Story and photos by Pete Shaw Imagine you run a small business, or even a large one. Now imagine a law is passed that requires you to prepay the health care of your employees for the next 75 years. Your company, should sales be...
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What the Flag Means to Me

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July 12, 2012
What the Flag Means to Me

by S. Brian Wilson I was probably seven years old before it really sunk in that everybody in my town was not celebrating my birthday on July 4. It was an exciting day with parades, picnics, fireworks and, in my case, special birthday parties and gifts. I lived much of my young life with...
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#Occupied: Reports From the Front Lines

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July 11, 2012
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This story is from the Occupied News Wire.  It originally appeared in the Occupied Wall Street Journal. YOUR WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF OCCUPY MOVEMENT NEWS By Jennifer Sacks This week in Occupy, the National Gathering culminated in a gathering at Independence Mall, TPP was exposed as the latest NAFTA/SOPA nightmare, a Romney fundraiser hosted by David Koch...
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