REVOLUTION FOR THE RICH

REVOLUTION FOR THE RICH   Yes it is socialism at last. America, the great free enterprise, every man for himself, empire has at last gone and dumped capitalism. Socialism has now taken hold in the USA!At least for the rich it has. Yes we now have socialism for the rich in America - and capitalism … Continue reading REVOLUTION FOR THE RICH

Utah’s Community Radio KRCL turns Corporate

For more than 25 years KRCL radio has provided a valuable service to Utahns:  Non-Commercial Community Radio.  All that is about to change.  And people aren't happy about it.Changes over the past few years have been more and more in the corporate direction until finally the big change.All the volunteers are being released in exchange … Continue reading Utah’s Community Radio KRCL turns Corporate

EXXON HACKS THE YES MEN

The Yes Men have been attacked.   There's no hard proof that the attackers is EXXON - but make up your own mind: EXXON HACKS THE YES MEN Yes Men badly need sysadmin, server co-location     Contact: mailto:people@theyesmen.org One day after the Yes Men made a joke announcement that ExxonMobil plans to turn billions of … Continue reading EXXON HACKS THE YES MEN

The Yes Men pose as Oil Execs at Conference in Canada

This is a stunning act of direct action - Yessssss to the Yes Men!--------------------------------------Imposters posing as ExxonMobil and National Petroleum Council (NPC) representatives delivered an outrageous keynote speech to 300 oilmen at GO-EXPO, Canada's largest oil conference, held at Stampede Park in Calgary, Alberta, today. The speech was billed beforehand by the GO-EXPO organizers as … Continue reading The Yes Men pose as Oil Execs at Conference in Canada

Minimum Wage

Today in the Salt Lake Tribune: Rise in minimum wage OK'd by House--Utah representatives are divided along party lines; Senate plans tax breaks for businesses According to this article, the U.S. House voted to raise the minimum wage to a meager $7.25/hour (remember, this is not a living wage and is actually what I consider … Continue reading Minimum Wage

Walmart’s “Community Store”

Walmart will stop at nothing until it has its presence in every community. After being denied a permit to build a big box store in a Utah community, it has now reapplied for a permit to build a "community" store. I really wish that communities would examine the issues beyond revenue. It is getting more … Continue reading Walmart’s “Community Store”

Miller Defends the New Arena Name

Today's Salt Lake Tribune has an article in which Entrepenuer Larry H. Miller Defends the name of the Center formerly known as Delta. I find these comments of his particularly disturbing: Miller said he has heard complaints from Utahns, but when he asks them about nuclear waste and storage, they cannot provide answers. "I would … Continue reading Miller Defends the New Arena Name

Wal-Mart Employees Revolt

Wal-Mart workers walk out Employees at one store in Florida stage a protest—and win a reprieve For months, politicians and activists have been saying that the low prices at the world's largest retailer, Wal-Mart Stores, come at a tremendous cost to its low-paid employees. They point to lawsuits that contend the company discriminates against women … Continue reading Wal-Mart Employees Revolt

South Central Farm in Los Angeles – bulldozed for a Wal Mart

A farm which has been feeding 350 families on a daily basis for the past 15 years has been bulldozed to make way for commercial development.  The land had been transformed from a desolate vacant lot to a thriving garden of edibles that benefitted the hungry in the area.From Infoshop News:On Tuesday, June 13, 2006, … Continue reading South Central Farm in Los Angeles – bulldozed for a Wal Mart

Quarantine Wal-Mart

Back in January I wrote about The Ruckus Society's developed campaign with other organizations to "quarantine" Wal-Mart. Ruckus is teaming up with Jobs with Justice and ACORN to bring a National Quarantine of Wal-Mart. On Friday, June 2, during Wal-Mart’s annual shareholders meeting, thousands of concerned citizens dressed in hazmat suits, and armed with yellow … Continue reading Quarantine Wal-Mart