NOW DC, a national occupation bringing together representatives from various area occupations, is scheduled to begin today, March 30 2012. What goes down will be an indication of the strength of the Occupy movement.
What would you pay to see comedian Eddie Izzard? What if I told you you didn’t have to pay a thing? Don’t believe it? Well, your disbelief is kind of the entire point. Jesse Galef of the Secular Student Alliance let us know about the
Washington, DC has the 2nd highest average income among its richest 20% of all of America’s 50 largest cities. But the income of DC’s poorest 20% is far below the 50-largest-city average. The capital city of the United States of America is place of sky-high
… while Americans Elect twitter talk apparently jumps the shark, dominated.
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
I don’t think this is what George W. Bush and Barack Obama meant by “Faith-Based Initiatives,” but it’s there nonetheless in Freedom Plaza.
Apart from the various considerations of political ideology, influence and process regarding Americans Elect, there’s the simple matter of technology. Americans Elect plans to use all-internet-voting to nominate a presidential candidate and to broker the selection of the actual president in an Electoral College showdown.
No, not really. Sandy writes today from the southern tier of upstate New York to ask: Would you provide me with more details on the non-violent rally for peace scheduled for Thursday, July 6, 2011, in Washington, DC? Sandy’s question is a legitimate one; if
As part of our sales of political sweatshop-free t-shirts (proceeds from which go to the upkeep of Irregular Times) we’ve committed to donate a buck to overseas development, and another buck to liberal political causes at home, whenever one of our shirts sells. It’s one
The next time you’re in Washington DC with your family, why not take a walk through the solar system? It’s not the first to-scale walking model of the solar system in existence (that honor, I think, goes to the Carl Sagan Planet Walk in Ithaca,
Regular reader and Pennsylvania Green Party activist Ross Levin asked me to share a letter he received from his member of Congress, Representative Allyson Schwartz. Ross had asked Rep. Schwartz to explain why she had repeatedly supported reauthorization of the Patriot Act without any reforms