Announcement!! KTMCA to cover Occupy Wall Street Protests!!!!

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Keep The Middle Class Alive! is striving to be one of the few media sources to cover in detail the Occupy Wall Street Protests. We are raising money to go to New York to film and interview protestors participating in this historic moment. Any little bit will help, our goal is to raise around 1000 dollars in order to pay for plane ticket and lodging. We thank you for your [...]

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 [...]

Why Don’t the Deficit Hawks Want to Tax Wall Street?

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by: Dean Baker, Truthout | News Analysis |

The intensity with which the country’s leading deficit hawks continue to ignore financial speculation taxes (FST) is getting ever more entertaining. While deficit hawks like Wall Street investment banker Peter Peterson, Morgan Stanley Director Erskine Bowles and The Washington Post never tire of preaching the virtues of shared sacrifice, somehow sacrifice for Wall Street never features as a part of [...]

Real Class War Is Working to Keep Those Below You Down

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by: Joshua Holland, AlterNet | Op-Ed |

Contrary to popular belief, the United States is not a meritocracy, and amid cries of class warfare, Americans are getting the worst of both worlds.

That conservatives are greeting the deficit reduction package Barack Obama presented on Monday – one that includes a new minimum tax on millionaires – with howls of ‘class warfare’ is as predictable as the sun rising in the [...]

Occupy Wall Street Rediscovers the Radical Imagination

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September 25, 2011 “The Guardian” | By David Graeber |             

The young people protesting in Wall Street and beyond reject this vain economic order. They have come to reclaim the future.

Why