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Walmart Workers And Activists Planning Black Friday Protests

By: Wednesday November 26, 2014 10:31 am

How about give everyone a raise? RT @ForRespect: #Walmart managers calling HQ to figure out what to do. pic.twitter.com/aCLiOVsSLB — Low Pay Is Not OK (@LowPayIsNotOK) November 26, 2014 In what is becoming a tradition, Walmart workers and labor activists are planning protests for Black Friday. This will be the third time in a row [...]

Former National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley Says CIA Should Arm Ukraine And Lie About It

By: Wednesday November 26, 2014 7:55 am

In a discussion if US-Russia relations hosted by the Aspen Institute of Ideas former US National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley proclaimed that the US government, via the CIA, should send arms to the Ukraine government then lie about it. Hadley made the statement after claiming to value honesty and calling Russia dishonest. The call to [...]

Michael Brown Protests Go Coast To Coast, Officer Wilson Speaks To Press

By: Wednesday November 26, 2014 5:54 am

Americans marched to support justice for Michael Brown and proclaim “Black Lives Matter” from coast to coast yesterday. The nationwide protests occurring in approximately 37 states came in response to Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch announcing there would be no indictments after a very odd grand jury process and a general feeling among many in the [...]

Israel Moves to Become Formal Ethnocracy

By: Tuesday November 25, 2014 9:52 am

In a seemingly inevitable move the Israel government under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has formally moved to restrict national rights in Israel to Jews alone. The law has passed the cabinet and if it passes parliament then the pretense of a pluralistic democracy is over – to be a true Israeli one must be Jewish, [...]

No Tech Worker Shortage, No STEM Crisis

By: Tuesday November 25, 2014 8:11 am

One of the constant refrains of the economic elite is that the reason America is so unequal is because of a so-called skills gap and that, conveniently, there is a “STEM crisis” and severe tech worker shortage which when addressed will help even the economy out. According to the plutocrats, instead of talking about structural [...]

Ferguson Unrest Erupts After Darren Wilson Not Indicted

By: Tuesday November 25, 2014 5:50 am

Last night civil unrest shook the town of Ferguson, Missouri after it was announced that Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted for shooting and killing Michael Brown. The decision was relayed to city and county officials in the afternoon but the announcement was not made until after dark. Thought the Brown family [...]

Secretary of Defense Hagel Announces Resignation

By: Monday November 24, 2014 8:55 am

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has announced his resignation to be completed when the Senate confirms a replacement. The announcement came at an event at the White House where President Obama offered a warm summation of Hagel’s career and personal friendship with the president. Flanked by both President Obama and Vice President Biden, Secretary Hagel [...]

Federal Reserve Facing Scrutiny After Corruption Scandals

By: Monday November 24, 2014 7:58 am

Last Friday New York Federal Reserve Chairman and former Goldman Sachs Chief Economist William Dudley went before the Senate Banking Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection. Dudley testified in the wake of a slew of scandals the New York Fed was caught up in including a secret recording that revealed the Fed looked on [...]

Obama Reverses Pledge On US Combat Role In Afghanistan

By: Monday November 24, 2014 5:49 am

(May 2014: Obama says US combat role is over in Afghanistan, that it is time to “turn the page.”) Last May President Barack Obama announced that US forces in Afghanistan would finally be ending their combat mission and in 2015 would move to an advisory role. According to The New York Times that pledge has [...]

Vice President Biden Visits Ukraine To Show Support

By: Friday November 21, 2014 11:31 am

Biden says Russia is "redrawing borders by force" during his visit to Ukraine's capital http://t.co/EZ9DxmyI16 pic.twitter.com/2b3cqO2jFA — AJE News (@AJENews) November 21, 2014 In an event today in Ukraine Vice President Joe Biden stood next to Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko to announce, on the one year anniversary of the overthrow of the previous government, that [...]

New York Fed Head William Dudley To Give Yet Another Speech On Wall Street’s Corrupt Culture

By: Friday November 21, 2014 8:10 am

Former Goldman Sachs Chief Economist and current President of the New York Federal Reserve, William Dudley, is preparing to once again speak on Wall Street’s corrupt culture.┬áHe’s not going to do anything about it, but he does love to talk (and talk and talk) about how Wall Street’s culture of corruption is creating instability and [...]

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