How Occupy Builds Popular Resistance - While Media Looks for Encampments

Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowersby Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers

May 06, 2013

Yesterday, a media outlet contacted us to be on a show about how Occupy had “fizzled coming into this year’s May 1.” The media keeps looking for encampments or last year’s protests and is missing how popular resistance is growing and demonstrating all over the country.

How Corruption Is Strangling U.S. Innovation

How Corruption Is Strangling U.S. Innovationby How Corruption Is Strangling U.S. Innovation

by James Allworth | 8:00 AM April 26, 2013

Tesla. Uber. Netflix. Most economies would kill to have a set of innovators such as these. And yet at every turn, these companies are running headlong into regulation (or lack thereof) that seems designed to benefit incumbents. The reason? The devastating impact of money in politics and how it discourages disruptive innovation among new businesses. Click through this explainer to learn more about legal bribery and U.S. competitiveness:

We need to talk about Facebook

Nadirby Nadir

For several years we have provided servers and communication infrastructure for the left. We have done our best to keep the servers safe and have resisted requests for user data by the authorities, using various means.

In short: we try to offer a liberating form of communication within the capitalist internet.

Everything Is Rigged: The Biggest Price-Fixing Scandal Ever

Matt Taibbiby Matt Taibbi

The Illuminati were amateurs. The second huge financial scandal of the year reveals the real international conspiracy: There's no price the big banks can't fix

By Matt Taibbi | April 25, 2013 1:00 PM ET

Let's Reform Copyright. With a Sledgehammer. Into Smithereens.

Zacqary Adam Greenby Zacqary Adam Green

There are many ways we could reform the copyright monopoly to solve some of its problems. This is politically doable. But long-term, we really just need to abolish this thing altogether.

Talking about a revolution with John Holloway

Jerome Roosby Jerome Roos

by Jerome Roos on April 17, 2013

The necessity of revolutionary violence in Egypt

Philip Rizkby Philip Rizk

April 7, 2013

Despite a glorification of the Egyptian revolution as a “non-violent” one, violence has been a part of the uprising since the first stone was thrown.

All politics is a struggle for power; the ultimate kind of power is violence.
~ C. Wright Mills


"The first duty of a revolutionist is to get away with it. The second duty is to eat breakfast. I ain't going. "
- Abbie Hoffman

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