Daily Archives: May 2, 2015

Richest 1% will own more than all the rest by 2016

By Winnie Byanyima Executive Director, Oxfam International The combined wealth of the richest 1 percent will overtake that of the other 99 percent of people next year unless the current trend of rising inequality is checked, Oxfam warned the annual World Economic Forum prior to its meeting in Davos, Switzerland January 21-24, 2015. The explosion…

Lady Lynn Rothschild thinks We must save capitalism!

By Paul Krehbiel Oxfam’s recent report documenting increasing world-wide inequality and calling on world leaders to reverse this inequality is extremely important.  Oxfam’s seven point plan is very good and deserves widespread publicity and support.  Unfortunately, a significant number of world leaders that Oxfam is appealing to are very wealthy individuals with ties to the…

May Day is The People’s Day!

Excerpts from a speech © 2005 by Mumia Abu-Jamal As the Iraq War continues to lurch from disaster to disaster, from scandal to scandal, and from puppet to puppet, people are beginning to see the futility of this mad scheme to remake other nations in our image. As more and more people, from more and…

May 2015 Calendar

Some events are from <ocprogressiveevents.info>. Recurring Events Upcoming Various Dates & Archived Media Alternative Calendar Resources Resources Venues   2015: Decolonial Teach-In and Gathering in LA: date TBD. Call to Action. A call to communities in resistance in particular and those who dream of a better world in general.  We understand to get there we…

Jerry Brown Allows Frackers to Pollute Our Drinking Water

by Lauren Steiner In February of this year, the Associated Press reported that California’s Department of Oil and Gas and Geothermal Regulation (DOGGR) had authorized oil companies to inject toxic fracking wastewater into aquifers that may be used as a source of drinking water or irrigation 2500 times. DOGGR officials admitted that they had erred…

Poetry Corner: The Price of Doing Business

by Mark Lipman ATTENTION, Walmart Shoppers: Somewhere in  the swollen bowels of some dank and dimly lit offshore sweatshop maybe in China, or Vietnam, or Bangladesh the lights are being turned out in a young girl’s eyes as she frantically stitches her childhood away one 12-hour shift at a time without sunlight or bathroom breaks…

Which Way Forward for the Movement Against Police Terror?

by Michael Novick, Anti-Racist Action-Los Angeles The state response to the tremendous, ongoing upsurge sparked by the outrage of the Black people of Ferguson MO to the police killing of Michael Brown, magnified nationally by the #BlackLivesMatter movement, amplified by unrest and protests in New York, Los Angeles, the Oakland/SF Bay Area, Minnesota, Cleveland, Baltimore,…

Know Your Constitutional Rights

by Ray Jones The US Constitution can be found in the US Code, Constitution (Thomson-West Publications). The law against violation of Constitutional rights can be found in US Code, Title 42, Volume 1, Section 1983. Here are some opinions of the US Court of Appeals. The ruling is followed by the case in which was…

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