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Charities supporting AT&T’s buyout of T-Mobile have financial incentive

Charities supporting AT&T’s buyout of T-Mobile have financial incentive | Demand Transformation | Scoop.it
At first sight, it’s hard to understand why the Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission, a homeless shelter and clinic in Louisiana, would lobby the Federal Communications Commission.
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Another example US becoming 3rd World: Thieves steal entire bridge in New Castle

Another example US becoming 3rd World: Thieves steal entire bridge in New Castle | Demand Transformation | Scoop.it
NEW CASTLE, Pennsylvania - Scrap metal thieves are often caught stealing construction material and indoor plumbing, but in Lawrence County, they're being blamed for stealing an entire bridge.
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#OccupyWallSt: Luke Skywalker is the 99%

#OccupyWallSt: Luke Skywalker is the 99% | Demand Transformation | Scoop.it

It wasn't glamorous but I had a steady living working on my uncle's moisture farm. One day while I was retrieving an errant droid my aund and uncle were unjustly murdered and the farm destroyed. I was forced to leave my home and join an extinct cult just to survive. I am now a member of an upstart movement to take down the greedy corrupt establishment.

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The progressive debate we need

The progressive debate we need | Demand Transformation | Scoop.it

The president isn't offering strong alternatives to the GOP's regressive ideas. 

 

Republicans are debating again tonight. And once again, Americans will hear the standard regressive litany: government is bad, Medicare and Medicaid should be cut, “Obamacare” is killing the economy, undocumented immigrants are taking our jobs, the military should get more money, taxes should be lowered on corporations and the rich, and regulations should be gutted.

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How to beat the regressive right

How to beat the regressive right | Demand Transformation | Scoop.it

Progressives believe in openness, equal opportunity, and tolerance. Progressives assume we’re all in it together: We all benefit from public investments in schools and health care and infrastructure. And we all do better with strong safety nets, reasonable constraints on Wall Street and big business, and a truly progressive tax system. Progressives worry when the rich and privileged become powerful enough to undermine democracy.

 

Regressives take the opposite positions.

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Its Bewildering that so many "Media Stars" are bewildered and befuddled by #OWS Movement

Its Bewildering that so many "Media Stars" are bewildered and befuddled by #OWS Movement | Demand Transformation | Scoop.it

Anyone who expressed difficulty seeing or understanding what motivates these protests revealed many things about themselves. None is flattering. The only thing that’s surprising is that these protests didn’t happen sooner and that they’re not more widespread and intense.

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Income Gain Distribution 1917-81; 1982-2000; 2001-08 | The Big Picture

Income Gain Distribution 1917-81; 1982-2000; 2001-08 | The Big Picture | Demand Transformation | Scoop.it
Here is an interesting interactive tool that lets you look at different year ranges based upon societal gains in income, and how they got...
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Coffee Party | Wake Up and Stand Up

Coffee Party | Wake Up and Stand Up | Demand Transformation | Scoop.it

The mission of the Coffee Party is to fight the Cycle of Corruption, and restore self-governance to the People. To do so, we must achieve

1. Campaign finance reform
2. Wall Street reform
3. Tax code reform

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Rally in SF: Tell Obama to Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline

Rally in SF: Tell Obama to Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline | Demand Transformation | Scoop.it
We're greeting President Obama at his high-dollar fundraiser in San Francisco with a big rally to deliver a simple message: It's time for the change you promised - you must stop the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.
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» U.S. Copyright Czar Cozied Up to Content Industry, E-Mails Show

» U.S. Copyright Czar Cozied Up to Content Industry, E-Mails Show | Demand Transformation | Scoop.it
E-mails obtained through a government sunshine request show top government officials were deeply involved in secret negotiations about ISPs punishing Americans accused of illegal file sharing.
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Occupy Wall Street: A trans-Atlantic movement

Occupy Wall Street: A trans-Atlantic movement | Demand Transformation | Scoop.it

Protests planned in several European cities -- including London, Rome and Frankfurt -- both today and tomorrow...

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The LA Times notices the “double standard” on Iran

The LA Times notices the “double standard” on Iran | Demand Transformation | Scoop.it

But wait a minute. Two weeks ago, the United States assassinated one of its enemies in Yemen, on Yemeni soil. If the U.S. believes it has the right to assassinate enemies like Anwar Awlaki anywhere in the world in the name of a “war on terror” that has no geographical limitation, how can it then argue that other nations don’t have a similar right to track down their enemies and kill them wherever they’re found?

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From Tunisia to Wall Street: Letter to a Dead Man About the Occupation of Hope

From Tunisia to Wall Street: Letter to a Dead Man About the Occupation of Hope | Demand Transformation | Scoop.it

We are now in some sort of an American Fall. Civil society here has suddenly hit the ground running, and we are all headed toward a future no one imagined when you, a young Tunisian vegetable seller capable of giving so much, who instead had so much taken from you, burned yourself to death to protest your impoverished and humiliated state.

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Lemony Snicket’s “observations” on Occupy Wall Street

Lemony Snicket’s “observations” on Occupy Wall Street | Demand Transformation | Scoop.it
The "Series of Unfortunate Events" author backs the Occupy movement via OccupyWriters.com...
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Lost in Detention – Obama implements Republican Anti-Immigrant program

Lost in Detention – Obama implements Republican Anti-Immigrant program | Demand Transformation | Scoop.it
FRONTLINE and the Investigative Reporting Workshop examine the Obama administration’s controversial get-tough immigration policy.

 

Another example of the how Obama is completing the Police State that Cheney/Bush started

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Why what’s good for GE isn’t good for America

Why what’s good for GE isn’t good for America | Demand Transformation | Scoop.it

Its clear that Obama is part of the 1% and against the 99% 

 

Obama's jobs czar, Jeffrey Immelt, thinks we can beat China by making life easier for corporations...

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The death panels are already here

The death panels are already here | Demand Transformation | Scoop.it

What happens when drug shortages spike? Another example that "Markets" are not the answer to every question.

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CHARTS: Here's What The Wall Street Protesters Are So Angry About...

CHARTS: Here's What The Wall Street Protesters Are So Angry About... | Demand Transformation | Scoop.it
The full story, in charts....The problem in a nutshell is this: Inequality in this country has hit a level that has been seen only once in the nation's history, and unemployment has reached a level that has been seen only once since the Great Depression. And, at the same time, corporate profits are at a record high.

 

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Worst Kept Secret Now Confirmed: Government Was Very Involved Helping RIAA/MPAA Negotiate Six Strikes | Techdirt

Worst Kept Secret Now Confirmed: Government Was Very Involved Helping RIAA/MPAA Negotiate Six Strikes | Techdirt | Demand Transformation | Scoop.it
From the moment the so-called "voluntary" six strikes agreement between the RIAA/MPAA and various ISPs came out, it was obvious that the Obama administration, in the form of VP Joe Biden's office and IP Czar Victoria Espinel, were...
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Occupy Wall Street Hackathons Want to Build a Better Protest

Occupy Wall Street Hackathons Want to Build a Better Protest | Demand Transformation | Scoop.it
Meet Occupy Wall Street's decentralized IT department.
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Coffee Party USA (CP) & Occupy Wall Street Synergies Exist

Coffee Party USA (CP) & Occupy Wall Street Synergies Exist | Demand Transformation | Scoop.it
Advocates of campaign finance reform say the protesters in New York and elsewhere have, in recent weeks, brought the question of corporate influence closer to the front burner of national discourse, adding fresh momentum ...
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Obama’s crackdown on medical marijuana

Obama’s crackdown on medical marijuana | Demand Transformation | Scoop.it

The Justice Department shifts course and goes after California's lucrative pot industry...The only reason that an administration would go down this path is that they have been bribed by the Drug Kingpins to protect the Illegal Drug trade and destroy competion. See http://www.pbs.org/kenburns/prohibition/

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Iraq pullout: The quicker the better

Iraq pullout: The quicker the better | Demand Transformation | Scoop.it
Critics of U.S.withdrawal plans are on the wrong side of history...
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Defend Occupy Wall Street From Eviction

Defend Occupy Wall Street From Eviction | Demand Transformation | Scoop.it
This is about more than just one protest. What's at stake is the very right we have as Americans to speak out when we've been wronged, and to peaceably assemble as a community to seek redress from the government.
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