Tag Archives: Occupy Wall Street

Capitalism’s Crisis

In the 75 years between the the Great Depression of the 1930s and the Great Crash of 2008 there have been 11 major recessions. Americans work more hours by far than any other nation on earth. In real terms, wages … Continue reading

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The bloody Black Bloc

Yesterday I watched a live stream of the anti-NATO protest in Chicago, for hours and hours until things kicked off and the police dispersed the crowds. It was fascinating to watch this live video, as opposed to short and/or edited … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street and history

Here’s a recent Al Jazeera documentary, from the ‘Fault Lines’ series, called History of an occupation, about the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement. What I find fascinating about modern-day history is how copiously it is recorded. At the moment I’m … Continue reading

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1789, and all that

The plebs in America put up with it during the Great Depression in the 1930s, when it was a lot more difficult for people to communicate with each other, and living standards were much lower, but will they put up … Continue reading

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