News for 2011-11-19

Saturday, November 19, 2011
[field_image_caption-raw] Video Spreads of UC Davis Cops Pepper Spraying Occupy Students
DAVIS, California -- A video of police in riot gear pepper spraying demonstrators is spreading after 10 Occupy protesters were arrested on the University of California, Davis campus Friday, Sacramento NBC station KCRA reported . The demonstrators were protesting the dismantling of the "Occupy UC...
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[field_image_caption-raw] U.S. Leads Challenge to Ban on Cluster Munitions
UNITED NATIONS - Deliberations are underway for a United States-backed proposal to allow the continued use, production, trade and stockpiling of cluster munitions at the Fourth Review Conference of the Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW) in Geneva.
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[title] Chuck Collins -- Taxing the Wealthy
Hampshire College alum Chuck Collins is a senior scholar at the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) and directs IPS's Program on Inequality and the Common Good. In this talk, Chuck discusses an economic and moral rationale for increasing taxes on the wealthy.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Occupy Oakland: Footage Shows Police Beating 'Peaceful' Iraq War Veteran
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