Tag Archive for ‘Republicans’
You are probably tired, angry or resigned to the evil that plutocrats do when you think about the Fiscal Cliff, the Grand Betrayal or, as I like to call it, the Unholy Grail.
Originally published at Gapers Block Mechanics. On Sunday September 2, the Chicago Republican Party called on Rahm Emanuel to cancel his speech at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC.
On September 17, Occupy Wall Street will mark its one year anniversary with a spirit somewhere between celebration, outrage, and the need to reaffirm its own identity and significance. But in Chicago the Occupy movement seems to have other priorities for September, namely protesting the Democratic National Convention and supporting the likely teachers’ strike.
Originally posted at AlterNet. Despite mixed feelings about Obama, protesters fight Mitt Romney, the ‘King of the 1%.’ Politics is an elaborate chess match, and in St. Petersburg one small strike was staged against the Republican National convention on August 26 that revealed the thrust of President Obama’s 2012 re-election strategy.