fix articles 26954, black friday
Ten Years After the Financial Crash (tags)
US economic statistics are dubious since financial markets are based on financial products and money out of nothing. Tax havens, micro-second betting, stock buybacks and corruption through lobbying are market-distorting and cause revenue shortfalls.
Is the Financial Crash 2.0 Coming? (tags)
Market ideology has been on the advance since the 1980s. Only a few voices warned of the risks and instability of the liberalized financial markets. After they profited from the generous bailout packages, the banks began to speculate against the most indebted countries.
REBELLIONS IN NORTH AMERICA (tags)
REBELLIONS IN NORTH AMERICA:NEEDS OF ADVANCE, SYMPTOMS OF THE FUTURE
Protesting Hewlett-Packard on Black Friday (tags)
Demonstrations against Hewlett-Packard in Atwater Village, West LA, and Long Beach. Mostly positive and receptive responses. HP visited at least one store ahead of the demos to warn it.
DOWNTOWN SF LARGELY SHUT DOWN ON BLACK FRIDAY NIGHT (tags)
Demonstrators demanding justice in the Michael Brown case, and an end to police murders of people of color across the nation, took to the streets of San Francisco Friday night, largely closing down Market Street.
Local Black Friday Protests at Walmart (tags)
A roundup of Black Friday protests at Walmart for the Walmart Strikers and a 25K wage.
Occupy Long Beach Strikes at Walmart on Black Friday, November 23, 2012 (tags)
Occupy Long Beach Strikes at Walmart in Down town Long beach in solidarity with Walmart employees. The protest ended in two arrests.
Onyx Friday: a black friday alternative (tags)
Onyx Friday: a black friday alternative Friday, November 23rd, 2012 Starts at 8am (PST)! Get your holiday shopping done at home AND support fine artists and craftspeople all over the country.
Workers Stand Up to Walmart (tags)
When a torrent hits an obstacle that refuses to give, it either flows around or over the obstruction. When workers’ needs for a living wage, fair treatment, and a voice are damned up by an oppressive employer, it is only a matter of time before they find a way of asserting their strength.
Occupy Riverside Festival of Rights (tags)
November 25, 2011
RIVERSIDE (California) - While Occupy Riverside celebrated "Buy Nothing Day," the remainder of the 99% who have yet to abandon the consumerist habits that are destroying the planet shopped at Black Friday's holiday sales. The last several years of this display of vacuous capitalism has been fêted by the city's ruling class with the "Festival of Lights," a ritualized lighting of an electrified Christmas Tree. This year, Occupy Riverside was on hand to intervene with its own "Festival of Rights."
The crisis in Venezuela: understanding the causes, assigning blame and suggesting solution (tags)
* The public pronouncement from the Editorial Collective of El Libertario in mid-January 2010 on the current situation in Venezuela.
Will the Great Depression Be Repeated? (tags)
Global trade fell 30 percent three years after the crash. The US gross domestic product shriveled 40 percent. In 1932, every fourth American was without a job. In Germany, industry only produced half of what was produced three years before.
The Crisis in the Crisis or How Sick is the System (tags)
Crisis is a synonym for experiences of difference. It changes something. Afterwards nothing will be as in the past. Until recently the "manager" and "business" were models for all areas of life. Do private vices always become public virtues?
Disarm the Markets! New Attac Basis Text (tags)
The therapy depends on the diagnosis. Mechanisms, instruments and actors can be identified whose action and teamwork led to the crash. The age of a unipolar world was very short. An historical chance is opening against finance capitalism.
Rev. Billy on Black Friday (tags)
this is something he sent out. it's not related to the man who was killed at walmart.
Buy Nothing Day Organizers Confront the Economic Meltdown Head On (tags)
The economy should be a part of life, not a steamroller crushing creativity and self-realization. Bailing out speculators while ignoring the imperatives of reducing working hours and building community centers is a blindness.
LA's Really Really Free Market (tags)
Help organize the Really Really Free Market for Black Friday, November 28th!
Sen. Barbara Mikulski: Dubya Made Her Do It! (tags)
Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), on Sept. 22, 2008, charged that the Bush-Cheney Gang, led by Dubya, unduly pressured her into voting for the USA Patriot Act and also creating the “dysfunctional” Homeland Security Department. She said they used “fear” and “bad ideas” and implied that they made her into a “rubber stamp!” Sen. Mikulski whined about the idea of a Wall St. bailout, too, but then she voted to give the parasites the $700 billion.
The Gap and Black Friday (tags)
Building a New Global Movement The Observer's Dan McDougall described their garment shop as, "smeared with filth, corridors flooded with excrement from a flooded toilet." The workers recounted threats and beatings from management to keep their nimble fingers moving.
Why wasn't Davis investigated too? (tags)
Davis should have been investigated for his violent assaults on women.
Burma relief mission (tags)
End the atrocities
neighborhood bully (tags)
ramsey clark on american militarism