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Jul 312015
 
'Academic Interest' - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog)Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog) 'Academic Interest'Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog)A wonderful innovation of the Occupy Wall Street movement was the use of the human microphone — the name given to the body of the audience repeating, amplifying, each statement made by the… Read the rest
Jul 302015
 
Reparations for the 99% - Huffington PostReparations for the 99%Huffington PostInstead, why not a little capitalist "creative destruction," with new companies replacing the failed financial industry? The government's policy of individual accountability vs corporate impunity just might explain the fury of Occupy Wall Street and …… Read the rest
Jul 302015
 
Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton race to out-Occupy each other on financial ... - MashableMashable Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton race to out-Occupy each other on financial …MashableLast Thursday, Former Maryland governor Martin O'Malley laid out a series of reforms that included a three-year revolving door ban to prevent Wall Street bankers from retiring in Washington. Sanders, meanwhile, has… Read the rest
Jul 292015
 
The Examiners: Don't Disrupt Bankruptcy's Level Playing Field - Wall Street Journal (blog)The Examiners: Don't Disrupt Bankruptcy's Level Playing FieldWall Street Journal (blog)While regrettable, that loss is a function of our bankruptcy system and consumers shouldn't occupy an even more privileged place in the creditor body. Customer-loyalty concerns also drive how data privacy issues are handled in… Read the rest
Jul 292015
 
Turkey's Political Influence Felt as Washington Turns Its Back on Kurds ... - The Intercept - First Look MediaThe Intercept – First Look Media Turkey's Political Influence Felt as Washington Turns Its Back on Kurds …The Intercept – First Look Media… are governed through participatory decision-making forums that include councils made up of women, Christians, Yazidis and Muslims. David Graeber, a leading figure… Read the rest