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For He’s a Jolly Good Scoundrel

Posted by in Commentary By Robert Scheer AP/Dima Gavrysh • Sanford Weill in 2007. How evil is this? At a time when two-thirds of U.S. homeowners are drowning in mortgage debt and the American dream has crashed for tens of millions more, Sanford Weill, the banker most responsible for the nation’s economic collapse, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. So much for the academy’s proclaimed “230-plus year history of recognizing some of the world’s most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, artists, and civic, corporate, and philanthropic leaders.” George Washington, Ralph…read more


Battle for the Soul of Occupy

Posted by in Commentary, politics

[Adbusters] Jump, jump, jump over the dead body of the old left! Alright you jammers, occupiers and Springtime dreamers, First they silenced our uprising with a media blackout… then they smashed our encampments with midnight paramilitary raids… and now they’re threatening to neutralize our insurgency with an insidious campaign of donor money and co-optation. This counter-strategy worked to kill off the Tea Party’s outrage and turn it into a puppet of the Republican Party. Will the same happen with Occupy Wall Street? Will our insurgency turn into the Democrats’ Tea…read more