May 29, 2012
Bernie Sanders admitted that whilst a lot of people might like to think that congress regulates wall street “the truth is Wall Street regulates congress”.
He wants the large financial institutions to start investing in the real economy and for Wall Street to lend money to businesses rather then have them continue invest in risky bets that threaten the entire economy.
He’s also pushing for...
May 26, 2012
A recent podcast video where Penn Jillette (from the Penn & Teller duo) has a huge rant over Obamas hypocritical stance on medical marijuana has gone hugely viral and has spread like wildfire across the internet.
In it he argues against the penalties for smoking marijuana and questions how Obama could want people thrown in thrown in gaol for cannabis use considering he admits to having used cannabis...
May 26, 2012
The founder of social news website Reddit and the online advocacy group Fight for the Future have teamed up to build a ‘Bat-Signal For the Internet’ that will enable regular SOPA-style mass protests against web censorship bills at the push of a button.
Earlier this year there was a huge blackout on many of the world’s top websites including the likes of Wikipedia, Reddit and Boing Boing to protest...
May 24, 2012
The first day of voting saw numerous reports of mostly minor violations but has been largely hailed as free of fraud, and most importantly free of major violence.
Although there have been reports from many sources that clashes broke out among protesters at many of Ahmed Shafik (Mubarak’s last prime minister and now a leading candidate) polling stations across the country, with protesters hurling...