Posts Tagged ‘one percent’

Dec
2011
12

Occupy the Ports: Standing Up for the 82 Percent of Truck Drivers Who Are Misclassified

Occupy the Ports: Standing Up for the 82 Percent of Truck Drivers Who Are Misclassified
Today is Occupy the Ports, an Occupy Wall Street action that takes aim at the illegal and unfair conditions many workers have to experience when working at our nation’s ports. Dock workers, particularly truck drivers, are an integral part of our economy and yet they have seen their jobs, perks and wages take them from ...
Dec
2011
7

L.A. Could Become First Major U.S. City to Formally Denounce Citizens United

Possibly the biggest problem in reforming American politics is the fact that the Supreme Court’s Citizens United vs. FEC decision gave corporations legal “personhood” and made their money as good as “speech.” Since this decision, the amount of money corporations have used to buy politicians has skyrocketed....
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Nov
2011
22

DEF SCAM: Russell Simmons Is #OccupyWallStreet’s “Agent Entrepreneur”

DEF SCAM: Russell Simmons Is #OccupyWallStreet’s “Agent Entrepreneur”
There is a saying around the Occupy Movement: “this is not a leaderless movement; this is a movement of leaders.” For over two months, Occupiers have stuck by this principle despite being endlessly urged to create a “structure,” make “demands,” and do a bunch of other things that would make people who...