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Jim Stanford | What must be done with the banks? Tax them, control them and take them back. Those are the "take-aways" from a talk on the banking system that I gave at an Occupy Toronto rally last weekend.
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Armine Yalnizyan | Starting today I will be on a regular weekly biz panel for the Lang and O'Leary show. A cool opportunity to bring a progressive perspective into perhaps the most neoliberal Punch and Judy show.
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Rick Salutin | Philanthropy literally means love of man, or humanity. You don't sense much of that in the New version, though there's lots of self-praise, and a sense of power through the ability to micromanage.
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Alice Klein | We should all be giving thanks for the brave souls at Occupy Toronto and all the others around the world. They aren't just facing down the demons of our time; they're changing the global conversation.
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Andrew Jackson | Inequality of well-being among families with children is increasing at an even faster rate than income inequality, according to a new study by Peter Burton and Shelley Phipps.
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Linda McQuaig | The power of social movements to sweep away ideas solidly embraced by the established order seems to be intuitively grasped by the Occupy Wall Street crowd.
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Rick Salutin | I think I know what the Occupy movements mean to say and over which they are reproached by ill-wishers and well-wishers alike (e.g., "vast potential... untethered to many real-world goals").
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Marc Lee | One thing I really like about the Occupy movement is that it is reclaiming mental space. I'm thinking of the focus on the riches gained by the top 1 per cent, and of naming and shaming capitalism.
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Alice Klein | The fact that the Occupy Wall Street movement has been able to sustain its occupation over time has been the ground on which this global movement has arisen.
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Jim Stanford | It's about time the lopsided burden of the crisis and its non-recovery sparked a populist rebellion from the progressive side of the spectrum.
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Jerry West | The year 1848 is noted for the revolutions that swept across much of Europe. Historians in the future may write of the revolutions of 2011.
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Marc Lee | The link between the radical democracy of the Occupy movement and co-ops is straightforward. Co-ops are member-owned and more deeply anchored in the local economy.