Tag Archives: Lawrence O’Donnell

How to Stop the Empire in your living room!

I spent my Saturday performing in Zuccotti Park/Liberty Square, the place where OWS started some five years ago. The newest version of HOW TO STOP THE EMPIRE WHILE KEEPING YOUR DAY JOB kicked off around 1 PM and I had a decent crowd of people there to listen. I brought new material in on the […]

Why Trump is winning

I’ve been working on a project of sorts lately. Undertaken by some progressive liberals I know, the impetus of the project is to find experts in a variety of fields who will assess what they think a Trump presidency will look like (in terms of damage to the US’ international prestige as well as economic and […]

Where is the Bull Connor moment for Occupy?

I’ve spent the past few days reviewing the stories and protest video from September 17, the first anniversary of the Occupy Movement.  I should start by saying that the organizers did some amazing work, putting together a week of activities and teach-ins, and organizing a big, complicated protest for Monday morning. In effect, the financial […]

Mitt, Lotto, Champagne Wishes and Caviar Dreams

This was the post I was working on when Friday came and we all learned the name JAMES EAGAN HOLMES.  Some of the heat has gone out of this story, but let’s start with the great controversy that is Mitt Romney’s tax returns. People are complaining that Willard (btw his real legal name, the one […]