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Self-Government Is Imperiled by Global Corporatocracy; TPP and Fast Track

November 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

  A teach-in/forum on the TPP was held at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Queens, NY, on Saturday, November 2nd 2013. Speakers included: Ken Gale, Host/ Producer Eco-Logic WBAI 99.5 FM, 8pm Tuesdays, the late Joseph (Joe) S. Lauria, MoveOn.org, Pete Dolack, Blogger, Systemic Disorder, and Kian Frederick, Director, New York State Citizens Trade Campaign. This video is dedicated to the memory of Joseph (Joe) S. Lauria (June 3,1943 – November 8, [...]

A Back-Room Deal For The 1%; The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

October 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

On October 25,2013, The Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies presented a forum entitled “A Back-Room Deal For The 1%; The Trans-Pacific Partnership.” The speakers were: Arthur Stamoulis, Executive Director of Citizens Trade Campaign, Celeste Drake, Trade and Globalization Policy Specialist with the AFL-CIO, and Kian Frederick, New York State Director of Citizens Trade [...]

The Marriage of a Corporation and a Person (Short Version)

January 29, 2013 // 0 Comments

From Billy Talen via Google+ WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WE MARRY CORPORATIONS? Here is our marriage of the comely activist to a phalanx of Super Pacs at the NY Stock Exchange, recently purchased by an Atlanta company fronting for big banks. The exchange in other words swallowed up in its own avarice… ANYWAY, WHAT’S IN THIS COFFEE? We are all of us confronted with the reality of the comic metaphor in this film. We are at the altar with collective identities that inside them submerge the personalities of thousands of actual people (who mean well and are trying to make a living); who gather [...]