The liberal center has collapsed: Appeasement by public sector unions in Oregon and California

The liberal center has folded.  Anyone who had any illusions about Democrats and a politics of resistance, you can forget it.  The issue that faced both Governor Jerry Brown of California and Governor Kitzhaber of Oregon was the same: whether to tax the rich of both states to offset the state deficits caused by the […]

52 million views, 4-minutes, Occupy’s point: Where is the Love?

video here. What’s wrong with the world, mama, is the 1%’s criminal wars and rapacious looting. Occupy exposes the 1% that allows a million children to die every month from preventable poverty when just 1% of our income saves their lives while reducing population growth. Occupy documents and proves the 1%‘s  fear-mongered, unlawful, lie-started wars […]

Echoes of Rodney King: LAPD's Finest Attack a Family Birthday Party

By Dennis Bernstein July 27, 2010 The Los Angeles Police Department’s Foothill Division, made famous by the videotaped beating of Rodney King almost two decades ago, has been caught in action again – this time on a cell-phone video – breaking up a family birthday party in Pacoima, California. The Baro family of Mexican immigrants […]