Posts Tagged with "eviction"

Boston Activists Make Bank of America ATMs More Truthful

Thursday, March 15, 2012

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Boston Activists Make Bank of America ATMs More Truthful

What’s that old saying? “You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” People are waking up to the fact that there’s a big difference between what banks like Bank of America are telling us and the truth. In another action targeting Bank of America for its financing of the coal industry, [...]

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It’s a Mad, Mad World

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

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It’s a Mad, Mad World

“Some will rob you with a six-gun/ And some with a fountain pen.” -Woody Guthrie I’ve recently become a fan of AMC’s “Mad Men,” which chronicles, in my humble opinion, the rise of modern corporate capitalism. As far as I’m into it, it shows a hard-drinking, chain-smoking, adulterous business culture where people ruthlessly throw one [...]

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No Blood for Palm Oil

Friday, January 21, 2011

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No Blood for Palm Oil

The land grab crisis in Indonesia is getting worse — with tragic consequences. On Tuesday, six unarmed villagers were shot while harvesting palm oil fruit on their own land. Jakarta Globe’s Jan. 16 article reports the villagers had an ongoing conflict with Kresna Duta Agroindo, a palm oil subsidiary of Sinar Mas, when they were [...]

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