400 Arrested on Capitol Steps Protesting Big Money in Politics | EcoWatch | "Vowing that this is “just the beginning,” more than 400 people were arrested on Monday for holding a massive sit-in on the steps of the U.S. Capitol in Washington DC, protesting the influence of Big Money on the political system." Click to read and share the full article with two videos (10:53; 0:52).
Bill McKibben Arrested + 56 Others in Ongoing Campaign Against Proposed Gas Storage at Seneca Lake | EcoWatch | "The fight over the fate of the Finger Lakes received national attention today when best-selling author, environmentalist and founder of 350.org, Bill McKibben, joined the opposition." This shows the difference in the way armed terrorists in the US are treated as compared to the peaceful protesters. Click to read and share the full article w/video (5:28).
Democrats clash over big money, credentials in heated debate | Boston Globe | "Clinton & Sanders, in by far their testiest encounter of the campaign, tangled Thurs night over the role of money in politics & the philosophical underpinnings of the Democratic Party in their first one-on-one debate." Click to read and share the full article with video (4:28).
Dirty Liar Charles Koch Campaigns As an Advocate f/the Poor | Politicus | "As the GOP’s lead oligarch, Charles Koch did what all GOP are trained to do from an early age & lied about why he is crusading to buy & then abolish America’s govt. He said '... we, too, are seeking to right injustices that are holding our country back.' In the Koch bros' libertarian minds, the injustice holding 'their' country back is a functioning govt..." Click to read and share the full article. 8/5
Bernie Sanders Dominates Sun Shows As Corp Media Gets A Reality Check | Politicus | "Dem pres candidate Sanders appeared on four of the five Sundays shows, and even though the programs were dominated by talk about the Democratic primary, Sanders was still able to deliver a reality check to the corporate media by talking about a few often ignored issues." Click to read & share the full article with videos from Meet the Press (5:08); ABCs This Week (10:43); & CNN State of the Union (10:27)…
Undermining the American Dream: Abolishing Estate Tax = Rich Man Again & Middle Class Loses | Follow this link to read and share the full Hill article: http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/politics/238974-undermining-the-american-dream | 5/2
How Militarized Cops Use the Intrusive Technology Stingray, and Much More, to Intrude on Our Rights | Alternet | "Police nationwide are secretly exploiting intrusive technologies with the feds' complicity." Click to read and share the full article.
My Four Months as a Private Prison Guard | MotherJones | by Shane Bauer | "This is the biggest investigation we’ve ever published." I've not read the entire article yet, nor watched all of the videos, but what I have read and watched tells me, it is going to be well worth the time. We must end the "for-profit" industry in the United States. Click to read and share the full article with videos.