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A responsible Occupation?…the fun and hard work of Pittsburgh’s WG’s

On Jan 21, 2012, Occupy sites around the US and the world demonstrated in solidarity with members of the 99%.  They spoke out against the 2010 U.S. Supreme Court’s decision, Citizens United, which gave corporations the rights of “Free Speech”… code for unlimited corporate contributions for political elections and favor mongering.  A blogger named Kevin, [...]

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Pittsburgh Challenges Corporate Personhood: Bill of Rights Template for Occupy

Jeff Reifman, Envision Seattle and Thomas Linzey, Esq of Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF) recently posted a major message to the Occupy movement, both a warning and a challenge… “Mainstream progressive groups have failed by constraining their activities within legal and regulatory systems purposefully structured to subordinate communities to corporate power. Real movements don’t operate that way. Abolitionists never sought to regulate [...]

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