Monthly Archives: September 2011

Google, Apple, etc. Press for $1 Trillion Tax Holiday

Sept. 30 Bloomberg News says an “army” of lobbyists is going through Congress to convince it to pass a “tax holiday” that would encourage corporations to bring $1 trillion back to the U.S. American companies have “$1.375 trillion in profits … Continue reading

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Just You Wait, Snooty New York Times

The New York Times finally discovered Occupy Wall St and sent Gina Bellafante down to ridicule it. She wrote an insulting piece on the ongoing action on the 23rd, calling it “fractured and airy”. She sniffed at its lack of … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall St Takes to Streets – 100 Arrested

nurse_9_25_2011 Sept 25. Occupy Wall Street has been at Liberty(Zuccotti) Park in Manhattan for over a week now. Stanley Heller speaks to activist Sandra Nurse.

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10 Million Green Jobs *** Cramdown Student Loans

see a youtube of Stan Heller’s remarks at the Sept. 17 Occupy Wall St. demo

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Occupy Wall St. is the Real Deal

Went down to NYC yesterday to take part. Two, three thousand people at Zucotti Park on Broadway and Liberty (in the shade of the new twin towers). 90% young people shouting “We are the 99%”. They are camping there and … Continue reading

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It’s Not All Bad News – Ferrari Sales Doing Well

Bloomberg News reports the Great Recession hasn’t hurt sales of Fiat’s ultra-luxury Ferrari division. “Ferrari expects to deliver 7,000 cars in 2011 on demand for its first family car, the $356,000 four-seat FF that came to market this year.” Ferrari … Continue reading

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Shameful Numbers. Is it Time to Occupy?

50 million without health insurance. More poor people in the U.S. than at any time in our history. Under a million jobs created in the U.S. in 2010, less than half the increase in civilian population. Nearly six million young … Continue reading

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Why Do They Applaud Him?

Speaking to a union crowd in devastated Detroit the President got ovation after ovation even though his actions don’t support basic union campaigns. But union officialdom is so joined at the hip with the Democrats that all they could do … Continue reading

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400,000 March in Israel, Why Not Here?

Sept. 3. As I write this there’s a monster demonstration in Israel demanding social justice. The numbers are huge and the same proportion of the population in the US would be 17 million! It’s the growing result of tent cities … Continue reading

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