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Watch Green Presidential Candidates Jill Stein and Kent Mesplay Online Tonight

Tonight at 8:00 pm Pacific Time, Green Party presidential candidates Kent Mesplay and Jill Stein will make a joint appearance at a candidate forum in Los Angeles, California. If you live in Los Angeles, you can attend for free (RSVP and location details are here). If like most people you don’t live in Los Angeles, [...]

CLG calls for General Strike 11-28-11 to protest Austerity on the back of the 99%

From Citizens for Legitimate Government:

General Strike: November 28, 2011!

The only thing we have left is our labor. This is what we must withhold.

The debt “super committee” makes its budget recommendations on Wednesday, November 23rd, the day before Thanksgiving.

We know that the recommendations will include deep cuts to Medicaid, Medicare, and Social [...]

497 New Occupations Set to Begin on October 15

Get ready for a new wave of activism in the occupation movement.

According to the Occupy Together coordinating website, 497 new occupations are set to begin on Saturday, October 15. These new occupations are concentrated in the United States but are not limited to it: from Amsterdam to Rio de Janeiro people are beginning [...]

Think the Occupation Movement is Bereft of Ideas and Goals? Read This.

It is true that the Occupy Wall Street demonstration took a frustratingly long time to articulate a set of demands. But the claim that the occupation movement has no direction is false. You don’t have to look far to find a clear, specific, detailed and sourced articulation of a political agenda for the movement. Courtesy [...]

Prepare For 7 Billion

Public events are scheduled for a month from now, when the 7 billionth living human being will be born. However, awareness events can’t seem to overcome the basic physiological fact that people hunger to make more people. [...]

Our Oregon Sums Up Current Knowledge on Americans Elect

Scott Moore at Our Oregon has put together a well-written, concise summation of current knowledge regarding Americans Elect. I encourage you to read his three-part series if you are looking for a quick overview of some issues regarding this 501c4 corporation planning to run its own presidential nomination:

Americans Elect I: The Truth Behind the [...]

In Real Spontaneous Grassroots Eruption, Dozens of Occupations Spring Up All Over the USA

Holy moly. People apparently have been mega-inspired by the example of Occupy Wall Street, because little and big occupations being run independently in cities across the country are being posted to Occupy Together by local activists who want to replicate the experience where they live.

To get the full idea of the scope of [...]

Want to Send Food to the Occupying Protesters on Wall Street? Here’s the Link

Click here to donate to the Food Committee sending fruit, bread and peanut butter down to the protesters who are occupying Zuccotti Park. Food will help people who want to keep up the Occupy Wall Street effort in New York City going on a full belly.

Fred Krogh Preparing Independent Website to discuss Americans Elect

Today, Fred Krough took a look at the Americans Elect and decided, “because of the lack of transparency at Americans Elect, and because it appeared to be controlled too strongly from the top,” to start a website of his own in which people would be able to independently discuss Americans Elect and related topics in [...]

ALEC Exposed: American Corporations Writing Bills for Legislatures Right Now

When you hear someone say “the corporations are in charge,” they usually mean something indirect: that corporations funnel immense amounts of money into state legislative, U.S. congressional and presidential campaigns (true) or that corporations send lobbyists to state houses and Capitol Hill on a regular basis to whisper in the ears of the politicians they’ve [...]

Presidential Comparison Chart to Draft Bernie Sanders for President in 2012

A few days ago, David Swanson asked liberal Americans to to “Stop Hoping” that Barack Obama will somehow transform himself into the actual liberal that was his brand on the 2008 campaign trail and to start looking for alternatives. In his web poll, the single most popular Obama alternative is Vermont Senator Bernard Sanders — [...]