If you’re disgusted with the big banks, this is the best email you will read in a long time

  Breaking news! Kamala Harris, California’s Attorney General, has rejected the bogus 50 state settlement pushed by the big banks. Without California, the entire effort to lure the 50 Attorneys General into signing a “get out of jail FREE” card is crumbling. For the first time, we’ve got the banks on the run. They’re terrified. We […]

Every child left behind: New studies show that the disappearance of art, music and even recess is having a devastating effect on kids as we prepare them as widgets

From Larry Miller’s blog http://millermps.wordpress.com/2011/09/25/school-its-way-more-boring-than-when-you-were-there/ School: It’s way more boring than when you were there Filed under: Education Policy — millerlf @ 8:55 pm Wednesday, Sep 14, 2011 By Daniel Denvir Salon.com Forty-nine million or so American children have returned to public school classrooms that are, according to many critics, ever more boring. Preparation for increasingly […]

The Theory of Uninterrupted Revolution and its Relevance Today

As they did in the 1950s, once again, the winds of revolution are sweeping the former colonial world. This time, however, these winds are mixed with those of counter-revolution also, and this complication is partly a result of the failure of the previous period to resolve the problems in that part of the world. During […]

Occupy Wall Street: Day 11 – Susan Sarandon Joins the Protest

Originally posted on OpEdNews.com at this link. More big news from Day 11 of the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) Protest in NYC! Susan Sarandon joined the protesters and discussed the issues on the live feed. Liberty Square is still filled with protesters. I’m picking up coverage for Chaz Valenza. He joined the protest and covered […]

Palestinian Statehood: The Bid

This past week, President Barack Obama gave a speech at the 66th gathering of United Nations General Assembly. In part, the speech focused on his attempt to deny the Palestinians their right to U.N. recognized statehood. Obama stated, “I am convinced that there is no shortcut to the end of a conflict that has endured […]

No Rest for Allende’s Remains

By Ernesto Carmona One week after judge Mario Carroza accepted the suicide thesis regarding Dr. Salvador Allende and arranged delivery of the body to his family, his remains remain in the Santiago morgue awaiting a new funeral, planned for September 4 by his daughter Isabel, senator for the Socialist party. The most relevant legacy of […]

“We Hold These Truths to Be Self-Evident. . .”?

For most of my adult life, almost 30 years, I have been an avid recreational and competitive cyclist, riding four to five days a week for as many as 10,000 miles in a year. I have been a part of the same riding community for almost that entire time, with organized rides taking place most […]

University of Maryland workers and students march to end worker abuse

http://blip.tv/your-world-news/march-to-end-abuse-of-workers-at-university-of-maryland-5585411 On September 24th, 2011, a collective of students and workers at the University of Maryland marched and protested to put an end to a long history of sexual and racially motivated abuse at that school. This coalition needs your support. Please visit: www.justiceatmaryland.com to find out more and how you can help them put […]

Ayn Rand’s Politics of Self-Interest (Part 3)

(This is part three of a four-part series on the ethics and political theory of Ayn Rand, written exclusively for The Daily Censored, by Dr. Robert Abele, professor of philosophy at Diablo Valley College in the San Francisco Bay Area.) Let us begin our analysis of the politics of Ayn Rand with a key claim […]

In Michigan 1.8 Million Don’t Have Enough Food. Senate/House Republicans Vote To Toss 16K Families & 25-30K Kids Off Public Assistance.

Michigan: Operation Doomsday   http://www.a2politico.com/?p=10016 by P.D. Lesko In July, all of Michigan’s Republican Senators voted to put a 48-month time limit on public assistance. The same Bill passed the Michigan House on August 24, 2011. If Governor Rick Snyder signs it, on October 1, 2011, an estimated 12,600 families—including 25,000-30,000 children—will lose access to public […]