Category Archives: 99 Percent Movement

This week’s Herald column: the politics of theft

Forgot to post this on Thursday.

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(Video) Rev. Al Sharpton stages re-enactment of the hilarious Romney fundraiser quotes

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Nick Hanauer explains it all: middle class CONSUMERS are the ‘job creators’

If you caught Nick Hanauer on “Lawrence” tonight, you may be wondering, who is that guy? Well, he’s the multimillionaire tech investor who delivered the talk the TED conference found too “controversial” to post on their website. Here it is:

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Obama’s warning to donors: the billionaires will own the White House, Congress

Lloyd Grove gets a leak of a call from the POTUS to former top donors, in which he warns about the dangers of letting a few billionaires buy the election.

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Obama and Wall Street: an awkward relationship

The New York Times tees up a fascinating look at the delicate, awkward dance between WLl Street and a president they hate, but who they also fear, because the believe he is likely going to be re-elected.

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Richard Viguerie, and the gospel of wealth

Sometimes, it’s better when people just make things plain. Richard Viguerie, in a commentary on Politico’s Arena blog, has made it plain.

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Tax returns show Newt’s a 1 percenter, too

Or to be more accurate, a three-tenths of one percenter …

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The book of Mormon: 2008 McCain oppo file on Mitt Romney revealed

… in its entirety.

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Oh dear. Photo shows Mitt’s Bain days

This is one photo Mitt would probably like to have back.

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Remainders: no he Cain’t? Plus, the origins of OWS, and poll-watching

This … is … cringeworthy… But wait, there’s more!

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