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Tolerance for Income Gap May Be Ebbing – Economic Scene – New York Times
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Americans have never been too worried about the income gap. The gap between the rich and the rest has been much wider in the United States than in other developed nations for decades. Still, polls show we are much less concerned about it than people in th ...[Read more]
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The upper class is more Republican
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Obama administration expands illegal surveillance of Americans
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Last Thursday, Attorney General Eric Holder enacted guidelines that further expand the US government ...[Read more]
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Al Jazeera publishes an objective and foreign look into Occupy Wall Street movement, looking into its causes, its reasons, how it started and how it became a movement, the violent crackdown by establishment police, and where is the movement going. ...[Read more]
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People Aren’t Smart Enough for Democracy to Flourish, Scientists Say ..
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The democratic process relies on the assumption that citizens (the majority of them, at least) can recognize the best political candidate, or best policy idea, when they see it. But a growing body of research has revealed an unfortunate aspect of the huma ...[Read more]
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U.S. government now view protesting Americans as terrorists
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Millions Spent To Evict Occupy Camps, While Cutting Shelter Funds
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As cities around the country have swept Occupy Wall Street camps from their plazas and parks in recent weeks, a number of mayors and city officials have argued that by providing shelter to the homeless, the camps are endangering the public and even the ho ...[Read more]
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UK government plans for private police
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The breathtaking list of policing activities up for grabs includes investigating crimes, detaining suspects, developing cases, responding to and investigating incidents, supporting victims and witnesses, managing high-risk individuals, patrolling neighbou ...[Read more]
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Software programmer says US elections are rigged and that US Representatives tried to pay him to rig their election vote counts. Official court hearing, under oath, with details and tallies, and name of the congressman who asked to have a vote rigging sof ...[Read more]
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Welcome to the American Spring – Max Berger
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This week, the American Spring began. You may not have heard much about it yet, because the media seem mostly to have missed it (much as they missed the original occupation of Wall Street at first). But the seeds of the occupation have started to flower i ...[Read more]
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SOPA-Inspired Bill Introduced by US Government; Allows Feds & Companies to Bypass Every Single Existing Law
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Entitled The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act of 2011 (H.R. 3523), which was brought into Congress by Rep. Mike Rogers and Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger, the bill, if passed, will effectively give the feds and select companies to bypass laws that ...[Read more]
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