Views for 2011-11-19

Saturday, November 19, 2011
Greg Sargent
How Wall Street Really Views the Protesters
MSNBC’s Chris Hayes just aired an exclusive that provides an interesting look at how some of those being targeted by Occupy Wall Street may really view the protests. He reported that a memo from a...
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Glenn Greenwald
Here’s What Attempted Co-Option of OWS Looks Like
The 2012 election is almost a full year away and nobody knows who is running against President Obama, but that didn’t stop Mary Kay Henry, the D.C.-based National President of the Service Employees...
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Linh Dinh
Banks, Pentagon and Academic Pusillanimousness
“I’m not supposed to know anything about foreign policy.” —GOP Presidential candidate Herman Cain Not everything, mind you, but anything, which would put him on par with the dumbest American living...
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Eric Margolis
1914 Déjà Vu in the South China Sea
I've a lovely little painting in my study of Germany's first emperor, Kaiser Wilhelm 1. It was painted soon after the 1870-71 Franco-Prussian War and the creation of a united Germany with Wilhelm as...
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Michelle Chen
Trans-Pacific Trade Deal Opens Eastern Front for Neoliberalism
With the U.S. economy stuck in a constant rut and Europe going into a tailspin, President Obama is looking to escape to the East. While the nations of the Asia Pacific rim face strains of their own,...
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Christopher Brauchli
The Coach and the Pope
There is only one religion although there are a hundred versions of it. -- George Bernard Shaw, Plays Pleasant and Unpleasant
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Jordan Luftig
Crashing the Parties: As with God, So with Money
Once upon a time, God was almighty. Throughout the world his word conferred moral authority. In the Western world his body, the Church, held power in society. Then modern revolutionaries like America...
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Jennifer Browdy de Hernandez
On Black Friday, a New Target: Occupy the Malls!
What's so effective about the Occupy movement is how it makes creative use of public space to get its message across. For instance, the terrific techno-graffitti unleashed last night in New York,...
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