On Thursday, May 12, 20,000 community members from New York City and beyond descended on Wall Street. Mayor Michael Bloomberg had just released his budget which cuts 6,000 teaching jobs and slashes vital social services the city relies on while keeping in tact tax breaks for his billionaire friends and the corporations that house them.Continue reading “Thousands of New Yorkers Take Over Wall Street”
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Washington CAN! Stages Sneak Attack at CHASE Bank’s Winter “Schmooze Fest”
On Wednesday, January 26th, Washington CAN! members gathered outside the CHASE building in Seattle to take action against one of corporations who, by successfully lobbying for tax exemptions, is responsible for the current state budget deficit and state fiscal crisis. This is the start of a series of direct actions planned against greedy banks andContinue reading “Washington CAN! Stages Sneak Attack at CHASE Bank’s Winter “Schmooze Fest””
On the State of the Union: Where Are We Going? A National Mystery
After watching the President’s State of the Union Address, I must confess that I am puzzled. I have no idea where our country is going.