Brazil: campesino protesters occupy banks

Some 3,000 campesinos, including children and seniors, some with musical instruments, staged sit-ins on June 26 in the states of Goiás, Bahía and Piauí at 18 branches of Brazil’s two largest state-owned banks, the Banco do Brasil and the Caixa Económica Federal . The day-long protest, organized by the Popular Campesino Movement ( MCP ), targeted budget cuts in the government’s popular low-income housing program, My House My Life ; MCP leaders said 950 campesino families had been dropped from My House My Life’s National Rural Habitation Program (PNHR).

How Is Your Bank Stealing From You? – Truthloader

How do the rich get richer and the poor get poorer? This topic goes much deeper than you and I could ever imagine but to […]

34 Most Demented Things in the Texas GOP Platform

Guns for all, “corrective” therapy for gays, and the right to nullify federal laws, for starters. The Texas GOP unveiled its platform recently, and it is one scary, feverish document. As  Hendrik Hertzberg of the New Yorker puts it:  The thing is, the Republican Party of Texas has a dream.

Wallflux Atom Feed Demonstration

Wallflux : This is a demonstration version of a Wallflux Atom Feed. You can use Wallflux to access a Facebook group RSS-feed . By registering this Wallflux Atom you get rid of this demonstration notice, and go straight to the live feed

NavyYard Shooting Reported A Day Early!

The Associated Press posted the News Article on September 15, 2013 @ 11:31PM by Eric Tucker and Brett Zongker. The actual event didn’t happen until September 16, 2013 around 8:20AM. This…

Aaron Rhodes: The False Promise of an International Business and Human Rights Treaty

Transnational or other corporations that exploit children need to be prosecuted to the full extent of the law, and also punished by consumers. Read more: Child Labor , Human Rights , Business and Human Rights , UN Human Rights Council , World News

An Insider Trading Acquittal Hints at New Landscape for Prosecutors

Nothing lasts forever. That’s the lesson federal prosecutors in New York were reminded of this week when their unbeaten streak in a five-year crackdown on insider trading finally came to an end.

Police Shoot Black Lab Through Vehicle Window, Claim It Was ‘Lunging’ Pit Bull

By TheRundownLive Mikael Thalen | The Rundown Live An Idaho police officer who shot and killed a small black lab sitting inside a vehicle this week has been telling investigators that the dog was… The post Police Shoot Black Lab Through Vehicle Window, Claim It Was ‘Lunging’ Pit Bull appeared first on .

Neuroscientists: Human Brain Uses ‘Code’ to Process Emotions

Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent July 10, 2014   Neuroscientists at Cornell University (CU) have published a paper claiming to have cracked the “code” used by the human brain that controlled how experiences are processed – as either objective or subjective events. Adam Anderson, neuroscientist at CU and author of the study explained : “We discovered that fine-grained patterns of neural activity within the orbitofrontal cortex, an area of the brain associated with emotional processing, act as a neural code which captures an individual’s subjective feeling.” Participants in the study were given a series of…

5 Presidential Candidates Attend Council for National Policy Fundraiser

Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent July 10, 2014   Mitt Romney, member of the Council for National Policy (CNP) and former presidential runner, recently hosted a mixer to assist 5 GOP presidential hopefuls for the 2016 in order to help them schmooze with potentially large donors and gain financial support for their campaigns. More than 300 guests came to the Deer Valley in Utah to hang out with Romney; including Joe Scarborough, former Republican Congressman and MSNBC broadcaster, who spoke at the event. Scarborough, formerly known as a New Federalist, is associated with the Federalist..