Truthdiggers of the Week: Occupy Wall Street

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Every week, Truthdig recognizes an individual or group of people who spoke truth to power, blew the whistle or stood up in the face of injustice. You can see past winners here, and make your own nomination for our next awardee here.

For 12 days now, thousands of people have camped out in the financial district of [...]

Michael Moore: Arrest Wall St. Bankers, Not Wall St. Protestors

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Moore: The majority of Americans are really upset at Wall St. You’ve got an army just waiting for somebody to do something, and the something has started.

In the following Democracy Now! broadcast, Amy Goodman and Michael Moore discuss the Occupy Wall St. protests, where Moore spoke Monday despite the fact that police have forbidden protestors from using a PA system.

AMY GOODMAN: Today we spend [...]

Michael Moore: The Execs at GE Are Laughing at What a Bunch of Suckers We Are for Filing Our Taxes — Let’s Make Them PAY

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The joke’s on us, folks. GE and tons of other corporations will have a tax bill for 2010 of ZERO.

Friends,

Do you wonder (like I do) what the tax accountants and executives are doing over at GE this weekend? Frantically rushing to fill out their IRS returns like the rest of us?

Hardly. They’re taking the weekend off to throw themselves a big party and have [...]

Michael Moore: “America Is NOT Broke”

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America is not broke.

Contrary to what those in power would like you to believe so that you’ll give up your pension, cut your wages, and settle for the life your great-grandparents had, America is not broke. Not by a long shot. The country is awash in wealth and cash. It’s just that it’s not in your hands. It has been transferred, in the greatest heist in history, [...]