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This is for GENERAL READING AND EDUCATION...to both help folks get up to speed on the issues, or to store reference writings/data/documentation for the issues/visioning/policy groups to refer to in their posts. Also refer (and contribute!) to the '''[http://tinyurl.com/occupyboston Occupy Boston Crowdsourced Reading List]'''.
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Back to main [[http://wiki.occupyboston.org/wiki/Strategies,_Proposals,_Positions Issues]] page.
 
 
 
 
 
Basic information that might be helpful in understanding and explaining Occupy Boston to new people is available at [[Occupy 101]].
 
 
 
 
 
== Info and News about Money, Politics, Corruption, Corporations, Housing, (Un)employment, and the Economy ==
 
 
 
===== Revealed – the capitalist network that runs the world =====
 
 
 
An analysis of the relationships between 43,000 transnational corporations has identified a relatively small group of companies, mainly banks, with disproportionate power over the global economy. - by Andy Coghlan and Debora MacKenzie New Scientist: [http://bit.ly/qWB5sm http://bit.ly/qWB5sm] Updated 13:15 24 October 2011,
 
 
 
'''"Anonymous" Inspiration'''<br/>[http://www.whatis-theplan.org/ The plan]
 
 
 
'''Charts/Numbers Framing "the Issue"'''<br/>[http://www.businessinsider.com/what-wall-street-protesters-are-so-angry-about-2011-10?op=1 what-wall-street-protesters-are-so-angry-about]
 
 
 
'''This is the face of the 99%'''<br/>[http://wearethe99percent.tumblr.com http://wearethe99percent.tumblr.comn wearethe99percent]
 
 
 
'''Why Occupy Communities Have Libraries'''<br>
 
http://www.libraryjournal.com/lj/home/892578-264/why_the_occupy_wall_street.html.csp
 
 
 
'''Chart of the Day: These are the 47 Percent'''<br/>Brian Beutler<br/>''Talking Points Memo''<br/>10/14/11<br/>[http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2011/10/chart-of-the-day-these-are-the-47-percent.php http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2011/10/chart-of-the-day-these-are-the-47-percent.php]
 
 
 
'''Could This Time Have Been Different?'''<br/>Ezra Klein<br/>''Washington Post''<br/>10/8/2011<br/>[http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/could-this-time-have-been-different/2011/08/25/gIQAiJo0VL_blog.html http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/could-this-time-have-been-different/2011/08/25/gIQAiJo0VL_blog.html]
 
 
 
'''SWAT Teams in St. Louis Protecting Bank of America; Refusing Customer Withdrawals'''<br/>10/4/11<br/>[http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Db_P0wHsSz0# http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Db_P0wHsSz0#]
 
 
 
'''Group Pushes for Corporate Tax Holiday'''<br/>''NPR''<br/>10/4/11<br/>[http://www.npr.org/2011/10/04/141054578/group-pushes-for-corporate-tax-holiday http://www.npr.org/2011/10/04/141054578/group-pushes-for-corporate-tax-holiday]
 
 
 
'''5 Facts You Should Know About the Wealthiest One Percent of Americans'''<br/>Zaid Jilani<br/>''ThinkProgress''<br/>10/4/11<br/>[http://www.alternet.org/economy/152601/5_facts_you_should_know_about_the_wealthiest_one_percent_of_americans http://www.alternet.org/economy/152601/5_facts_you_should_know_about_the_wealthiest_one_percent_of_americans]
 
 
 
'''The Reign of the One Percenters'''<br/>''Orion Magazine''<br/>9/10/2011<br/>[http://www.orionmagazine.org/index.php/articles/article/6470 http://www.orionmagazine.org/index.php/articles/article/6470]<br/>Author’s postscript/response to Occupy Wall Street: [http://www.orionmagazine.org/index.php/newsfrom187/entry/6518 http://www.orionmagazine.org/index.php/newsfrom187/entry/6518]
 
 
 
'''Good capitalism does exist. And it's more crucial now than ever'''<br/>Will Hutton<br/>''The Guardian Observer''<br/>10/1/2011<br/>[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/oct/02/will-hutton-ed-miliband-new-capitalism http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/oct/02/will-hutton-ed-miliband-new-capitalism]
 
 
 
'''The Truth About “Class War” in America'''<br/>Richard D. Wolff<br/>9/28/2011<br/>[http://www.zcommunications.org/the-truth-about-class-war-in-america-by-richard-d-wolff http://www.zcommunications.org/the-truth-about-class-war-in-america-by-richard-d-wolff]
 
 
 
'''The Curse of Tina'''<br/>Adam Curtis<br/>''BBC's Adam Curtis Blog''<br/>9/13/2011<br/>Blog post on the creation and proliferation of neoliberal think tanks<br/>[http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/adamcurtis/2011/09/the_curse_of_tina.html http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/adamcurtis/2011/09/the_curse_of_tina.html]
 
 
 
'''Obama Goes All Out For Dirty Banker Deal'''<br/>Matt Taibbi<br/>''Rolling Stone''<br/>8/24/11<br/>[http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/blogs/taibblog/obama-goes-all-out-for-dirty-banker-deal-20110824 http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/blogs/taibblog/obama-goes-all-out-for-dirty-banker-deal-20110824]
 
 
 
'''Wall Street Aristocracy Got $1.2 Trillion in Secret Loans'''<br/>''Bloomberg''<br/>8/21/11<br/>[http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-08-21/wall-street-aristocracy-got-1-2-trillion-in-fed-s-secret-loans.html http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-08-21/wall-street-aristocracy-got-1-2-trillion-in-fed-s-secret-loans.html]
 
 
 
'''Dylan Ratigan’s Mad As Hell Moment'''<br/>''MSNBC''<br/>8/2011<br/>[http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2011/08/dylan-ratigans-mad-as-hell-moment.html http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2011/08/dylan-ratigans-mad-as-hell-moment.html]
 
 
 
'''How to fix America's jobs crisis'''<br/>Fareed Zakaria<br/>''CNN''<br/>6/5/2011<br/>[http://globalpublicsquare.blogs.cnn.com/2011/06/05/fareeds-take-how-to-fix-americas-jobs-crisis http://globalpublicsquare.blogs.cnn.com/2011/06/05/fareeds-take-how-to-fix-americas-jobs-crisis]
 
 
 
'''Debt Crisis Hangs Over Washington Politics'''<br/>Mara Liasson<br/>''NPR''<br/>4/29/11<br/>[http://www.npr.org/2011/04/29/135829375/debt-crisis-hangs-over-washington-politics http://www.npr.org/2011/04/29/135829375/debt-crisis-hangs-over-washington-politics]
 
 
 
'''Michael Lewis Drops Some Wisdom on Wall Street'''<br/>Michael Lewis<br/>''Columbia Journalism Review''<br/>3/15/2010<br/>[http://www.cjr.org/the_audit/michael_lewis_drops_some_wisdo.php http://www.cjr.org/the_audit/michael_lewis_drops_some_wisdo.php]
 
 
 
'''The Quiet Coup'''<br/>Simon Johnson<br/>''The Atlantic''<br/>5/2009<br/>[http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2009/05/the-quiet-coup/7364/ http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2009/05/the-quiet-coup/7364/]
 
 
 
'''How Washington's Bailout Will Boost Wall Street Bonuses'''<br/>Stephen Gandel<br/>''Time''<br/>10/27/2008<br/>[http://www.time.com/time/business/article/0,8599,1853846,00.html#ixzz1ZgCSAOVZ http://www.time.com/time/business/article/0,8599,1853846,00.html#ixzz1ZgCSAOVZ]
 
 
 
'''The Giant Pool of Money'''<br/>''This American Life and NPR's Planet Money''<br/>5/9/2008<br/>[http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/355/the-giant-pool-of-money http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/355/the-giant-pool-of-money]
 
 
 
'''Return to the Giant Pool of Mone'''y<br/>''This American Life and NPR’s Planet Money''<br/>9/25/2009<br/>[http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/390/return-to-the-giant-pool-of-money http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/390/return-to-the-giant-pool-of-money]
 
 
 
'''Planet Money’s blog'''<br/>''NPR''<br/>September 2008 - present<br/>Comprehensive explanation of how our economic system works.<br/>[http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/ http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/]
 
 
 
'''Thinking About Empowered Participatory Democracy'''<br/>Erik Olin Wright and Archon Fung<br/>2003<br/>[http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/%7Ewright/Published%20writing/DD-1.pdf http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/~wright/Published%20writing/DD-1.pdf]
 
 
 
'''Envisioning Real Utopias'''<br/>Erik Olin Wright<br/>2009<br/>[http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/%7Ewright/ERU.htm http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/~wright/ERU.htm]
 
 
 
'''A global assessment of wealth and wellbeing'''<br/>[http://www.prosperity.com/country.aspx?id=US http://www.prosperity.com/country.aspx?id=US]
 
 
 
'''Why tax havens cause poverty'''<br/>[http://taxjustice.blogspot.com/ http://taxjustice.blogspot.com/]
 
 
 
'''Widely acclaimed report on tax havens, banking secrecy jurisdictions, etc.'''<br/>[http://www.amazon.com/Tax-Havens-Globalization-Cornell-Studies/dp/0801476127/ref=sr_1_5?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1317858538&sr=1-5 http://www.amazon.com/Tax-Havens-Globalization-Cornell-Studies/dp/0801476127/ref=sr_1_5?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1317858538&sr=1-5]
 
 
 
'''Comparison of the Reported Tax Liabilities of Foreign- and U.S.-Controlled Corporations, 1996-2000'''<br/>[https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=explorer&chrome=true&srcid=0B8ZwU8P4sgUSMGNlOWMxMzItMjIzNy00MDA1LWJjZTYtMTExNDMxMTBhYjhj&hl=en_US https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=explorer&chrome=true&srcid=0B8ZwU8P4sgUSMGNlOWMxMzItMjIzNy00MDA1LWJjZTYtMTExNDMxMTBhYjhj&hl=en_US]
 
 
 
'''Comparison of the Reported Tax Liabilities of Foreign- and U.S.-Controlled Corporations, 1998-2005'''<br/>[https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=explorer&chrome=true&srcid=0B8ZwU8P4sgUSMGJjMTU3NDAtOTI1OS00YjlmLTg0OTYtOTZiYTIwMjRhN2Mw&hl=en_US https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=explorer&chrome=true&srcid=0B8ZwU8P4sgUSMGJjMTU3NDAtOTI1OS00YjlmLTg0OTYtOTZiYTIwMjRhN2Mw&hl=en_US]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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''Based on: [http://occupyboston.wikispaces.com/Education Education at wikispaces]''
 

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