“Unfocused meaningless ‘activism’” is worse than apathy? Hardly.

An Op-ed in the International Business Times written by Palash R. Ghosh and published online this morning chastises the protesters as doing nothing more than inconveniencing daily workers’ route to Wall Street, workers, he writes, who have nothing to do with “corporate greed.” Ghosh goes on to question the effectiveness of having celebrities, who are…

Democracy Now: Shock Doctrine at US Postal Service

Check out Democracy Now’s in depth look at the current “crisis” over the US Postal Service: Today, postal workers and their supporters are holding events across the country to press their demand for repealing the benefit-funding mandate and push back against calls for their workplace to be privatized. For months, Americans have heard dire warnings…

The Nation covers Occupy Wall Street Criticizes NYTimes Coverage

Over the weekend, my inbox exploded with angry messages from people who had just read this New York Times article (though it reads more like an op-ed) about the Occupy Wall Street protest. Ginia Bellafante gives a devastating account of the event’s attendees, depicting them as scatterbrained, sometimes borderline-psychotic transients. Read more at The Nation: http://www.thenation.com/blog/163626/correcting-abysmal-new-york-times-coverage-occupy-wall-street?rel=emailNation

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