Many forms of Occupy protests subjected to new bill making protests illegal

A bill passed last week in the US House of Representatives and the Senate would make it a felony to participate in many forms of protest associated with the Occupy Wall Street protests of last year. Several commentators have dubbed it the “anti-Occupy” law, but its implications are far broader. The bill — H.R. 347, […]

Citizens United: Corporate free speech and working class decimation

The following is by Paul Moore:   A few days over a year ago, or to be more precise on January 21, 20 Citizens United:10, the US Supreme Court handed over what little was left of this nation’s pretensions to democracy on a silver platter to the Big Banks and the US Chamber of Commerce. The case was titled Citizens United v. […]