Nov 27, 2011

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Week ending Friday November 25, 2011   

Readers' Choice / Most Read Views...

  1. Phil Rockstroh: "The Degree To Which You Resist Is The Degree To Which You Are Free."

  2. Robert Scheer: Thanks for What?

  3. Karen Dolan: Thank You "Super Committee!" You Failed, Now The Rest Of Us Can Succeed

  4. Glenn Greenwald: Here's What Attempted Co-Option of OWS Looks Like

  5. Ralph Nader: Let Them In!

  6. Rebecca Solnit: 'You Can Crush the Flowers, But You Can't Stop the Spring'

  7. Margaret Krome: It Sure Looks Like Rural Wisconsin's for Recall

  8. Greg Sargent: How Wall Street Really Views the Protesters

  9. Chuck Collins: Taxing the Wealthy

  10. Danny Schechter: Will Shopping Save Us?

Readers' Choice / Most Read News...

  1. US Congress Seeks to Cut Food Stamp Program
    Problems for poor to intensify if food-stamps program that assists 45 million people gets reduced.


  2. BPA Spikes 1,200 Per Cent After Eating Canned Soup: Study
    People who ate canned soup for five days straight saw their urinary levels of the chemical bisphenol A spike 1,200 per cent compared to those who ate fresh soup, U.S. researchers said on Tuesday.


  3. Video Spreads of UC Davis Cops Pepper Spraying Occupy Students
    The demonstrators were protesting the dismantling of the "Occupy UC Davis" encampment that was set up in the school's quad area.


  4. Occupy Protesters 'Mic Check' Obama in New Hampshire
    "Mr. President, Over 4,000 peaceful protesters have been arrested. While Banksters continue to destroy the economy. . .Your silence sends a message that police brutality is acceptable."


  5. On Brink of Economic Catastrophe: Nearly Half in US Struggling
    The survey, released on Tuesday by the advocacy group Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW), found that 45 percent of U.S. residents live in households that struggle to make ends meet.


  6. Survey: Fox News Viewers Less Informed Than Those Who Don't Watch Any News
    A new survey from Fairleigh Dickinson University has found that viewers of Fox News are less informed about world events than people who do not watch any news.


  7. Lobbying Firm's Memo Spells Out Plan to Undermine Occupy Wall Street
    A well-known Washington lobbying firm with links to the financial industry has proposed an $850,000 plan to take on Occupy Wall Street and politicians who might express sympathy for the protests.


  8. US Firm's Dirty Hand in Egypt's Crackdown
    Egypt's military junta fired CS gas cartridges made by Combined Systems Inc of Pennsylvania, say demonstrators.


  9. FBI Lied About Existence of Surveillance Records
    An order from the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California has revealed the FBI lied to the court about the existence of records requested under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).


  10. Adbusters Targets Corporate Propaganda With #OccupyXmas
    The yurts are barely dismantled and the tents only just rolled up, but there is already a new movement on the horizon — Occupy Christmas.

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