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by Jesse Smith In the year 2000, a study commissioned by the UN World Institute for Development Economics Research found that the wealthiest 1% of adults owned 40% of all global assets. More recently, in...

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Stand with Workers! Solidarity with The Walmart Workers! Black Friday Strike! As the largest employer in the country, Walmart could be setting a standard for businesses to value workers. Instead, it has become the greatest...

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Matt Gratz, Political Fail Blog Bay Area occupy activists are planning a mass occupation of the San Francisco financial district on Friday in a show of solidarity with the millions of victims who have fallen...

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While thousands of Americans from San Francisco to New York are camping out in the streets in protest to the inequality of the current global financial system, President Obama and other extremely wealthy world leaders...

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Matt Gratz, Political Fail Blog The tiny island nation of Haiti has gone through so much struggle and adversity in modern and historical times. Whether it’s French slave owners in the 1700′s (before the Haitian...

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Matt Gratz, Political Fail Blog rebels hold a man at gun point After the international community decided to topple Libya’s government by way of military force, bombs and propaganda, the UN security council has passed...

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Three journalists have been killed and 15 people injured in a NATO air strike, which targeted TV satellite dishes near the Libyan capital Tripoli on Saturday, Itar-Tass quotes the chief of the English department of...

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U.S. considering Libyan rebel embassy

July 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Hindu U.S. is consulting with the Libyan rebels about giving it diplomatic accreditation or representation including opening an embassy in Washington, a senior administration official said, a day after Britain expelled diplomats from the...

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An offer that Muammar Gaddafi may stay in Libya if he steps down has expired, Reuters quotes Mustafa Abdel Jalil, the head of Libya’s Transitional National Council, as saying on Wednesday. “This offer is no...

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NATO drops six more peace bombs on Tripoli

July 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

NATO bombed the Libyan capital once again, dropping six high-power bombs. Four of the bombs targeted objects near a hotel where foreign journalists live, and two others hit different districts of the city. No official...

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