Trader on BBC: “Goldman Sachs rules the world”

Thumbnail image for Trader on BBC: “Goldman Sachs rules the world” by Jerome Roos September 27, 2011 Capitalism & Crisis

Jaws collectively dropped in the BBC studio today after trader Alessio Rastani gave an eerily frank assessment of who’s really in charge of the global economy.

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Matt Taibbi: why isn’t Wall Street in jail?

Thumbnail image for Matt Taibbi: why isn’t Wall Street in jail? by Jerome Roos September 26, 2011 Capitalism & Crisis

Leading journalist exposes how “financial crooks brought down the world’s economy — but the feds are doing more to protect them than to prosecute them.”

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The Dutch Policy: it’s all about the economics!

Thumbnail image for The Dutch Policy: it’s all about the economics! by Pierre Laernoes September 26, 2011 Environment & Energy

By ignoring the adverse effects of laissez-faire economics on the environment and on social disparities, the Queen’s speech from the throne ignites indignation.

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A Fair Warning: a soundtrack for the Wall Street protests

Thumbnail image for A Fair Warning: a soundtrack for the Wall Street protests by Jerome Roos September 26, 2011 Society & Solidarity

F_Tape recorded this song in solidarity with the Wall Street occupation. May it serve as a source of musical inspiration for the courageous protesters!

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Greek students seize TV station during live broadcast

Thumbnail image for Greek students seize TV station during live broadcast by Jerome Roos September 26, 2011 Media & Manipulation

As police attacked protesters on Syntagma Square, a group of Greek students interrupted a live news broadcast and occupied the TV station.

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Chomsky speaks out in support of Wall Street protests

Thumbnail image for Chomsky speaks out in support of Wall Street protests by Jerome Roos September 26, 2011 Intellectuals & Ideology

Noam Chomsky, the leading academic and public intellectual, has issued a statement in support of the “courageous and honorable protests” on Wall Street.

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Wall Street: why the NYPD crackdown was a huge mistake

Thumbnail image for Wall Street: why the NYPD crackdown was a huge mistake by Jerome Roos September 25, 2011 People & Power

We already knew that police repression rarely achieves its aims and often leads to popular backlash. Yesterday’s Wall Street crackdown was no different.

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Attempted police crackdown on Wall Street — in pictures

Thumbnail image for Attempted police crackdown on Wall Street — in pictures by Jerome Roos September 25, 2011 News

A week since the occupation started, the protests on Wall Street are only growing stronger. Thousands marched on Saturday. The authorities went berserk.

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“Nobody can predict the moment of revolution”

Thumbnail image for “Nobody can predict the moment of revolution” by Jerome Roos September 25, 2011 People & Power

A beautiful video from the Wall Street occupation: sharing insights into the formation of a new social movement as it is still taking shape in real time.

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The blog to follow on 15-M and the march to Brussels

Thumbnail image for The blog to follow on 15-M and the march to Brussels by Jerome Roos September 24, 2011 Reflections

Embedded in the 15-M movement and March to Brussels from the start, Oscar ten Houten has been keeping us informed with his excellent firsthand reports.

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