Russell Brand at Occupy Wall StreetLast night, as a driving rain fell on Lower Manhattan and the General Assembly of Occupy Wall Street debated whether to authorize a statement condemning the Democratic Party as a bought-and-paid for agent of corrupt Wall Street interests, Russell Brand visit ... More >>
video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player The dreaded political co-opting of Occupy Wall Street began in earnest yesterday when Nancy Pelosi appeared on Christiane Amanpour's Sunday morning show and (kind of) lent support to the Zuccotti campers. "I support the message to the establ ... More >>
Occupy Wall Street is in its 13th day, with support growing among factions veering from the "grungy unemployed hippie stereotype." There's the event led by two CUNY professors to protest the treatment of the protesters at the hands of the NYPD (Critical Mass has written they'll join in this rally, w ... More >>
Well, President Obama has functionally invaded his first country as part of a joint military implementation with the UK and France of a no-fly zone over Libya. Did you expect rightbloggers, who had been bitching about his inaction on the matter, to applaud him for coming around? You didn't? Oh, g ... More >>
Julian Assange has been granted bail on $315K, reports ABC News, by a judge in Britain today -- though he's being held briefly pending possible appeal, which Swedish authorities have two hours to file. UPDATED: Swedish prosecuters did file an appeal, which means Assange will remain in jail fo ... More >>
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Twitpic by Mom101. Mayor Bloomberg asked Obama for antiterrorism money. Yet his NYPD minions busted a Staten Island citizen for keeping guns 'n' ammo in his kid's bedroom, so how serious can Bloomberg be about fighting terrorists where it counts? No matter, Marty Markowitz backed him anyway ... More >>
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