Adbusters Tactical Briefing #26: Anarchic Swarms – The Emerging Model

Hey you wild cats, dreamers, redeemers, horizontals, The stage is set for a climactic showdown in Chicago. The crisis of capitalism is deepening. Youth unemployment has reached 50% in Spain and Greece… 30% in Portugal and Italy… 22% in the UK… almost 20% in the US. Hundreds of millions of people around the world are [...]

Move Our Money: New State Bank Bills Address Credit and Housing Crises

Seventeen states have now introduced bills for state-owned banks, and others are in the works. Hawaii’s innovative state bank bill addresses the foreclosure mess. County-owned banks are being proposed that would tackle the housing crisis by exercising the right of eminent domain on abandoned and foreclosed properties. Arizona has a bill that would do this [...]

How Greece Could Take Down Wall Street

In an article titled “Still No End to ‘Too Big to Fail,’” William Greider wrote in The Nation on February 15th: Financial market cynics have assumed all along that Dodd-Frank did not end “too big to fail” but instead created a charmed circle of protected banks labeled “systemically important” that will not be allowed to [...]

Economic Elite Vs. The People: 99% Movement Call to Action Two Year Anniversary Book Release

Editor’s Note: History should record that the birth of the 99% Movement was on September 17, 2011. That was when the movement became a household name known to the masses. However, the 99% Movement was conceived exactly two years ago, with the release of an online report and call to action titled “The Economic Elite [...]

Reports From the Front Lines – #Occupied News Weekly Roundup

By Jennifer Sacks, The Occupied Wall Street Journal This week in Occupy, the fallout from #J28 continued, Chicago and Charlotte enacted legislation in an attempt to stave off the wave of occupiers expected there this summer, and some occupations were forced to regroup after a number of prominent encampments are routed. #The fallout from #J28 [...]