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TVM Dialog List 1033
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A listing of the TVM Dialog in date uploaded / date modified order
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Social Activism
How do you supress a movement like Occupy?
Police a faced with Occupy Melbourne deploying Tent Monsters ... worked like a treat!
Open file 1601
Music, Society and Economy
Music is a part of humanity

Astrud Gilberta and The Girl from Ipanema 1964
Open file 1602
Unions, Society and Economy
Is organized labor an important resurging force?

Organized labor has been an important force in the last 150 years Popular Power: US labor unions pick up the Occupy call
Open file 1603
Energy, Society and Economy
Renewable energy ... solar

Fox News Attacks ‘Failing’ Solar Company As Parent Company News Corp Invests In The Same Solar Company
Open file 1604
Activism, Society and Economy
Protester files suit against NYC and NYPD

Woman Arrested After Closing Citibank Account in Protest Files Federal Suit Against NYC, NYPD
Open file 1605
Banking, Finance, Society and Economy
Rule of law not applicable to bankers

60 Minutes ... Behind the financial crisis: Steve Kroft, Tom Borgers, Eileen Foster Richard Bowen, Frank Partnoy, Lanny Breuer, Countrywide / Bank of America fraud Sarbanes Oxley Act and little or no prosecution of bankers?
Open file 1606
People ... US Politics
Mitt Romney

Rachel Maddow explains how Mitt Romney is a big part of the American problem
Open file 1607
Activism, Society and Economy
Occupy Movement moves from public spaces to foreclosed properties

Rchel Maddow describes how the Occupy Movement is starting to act on behalf of the dispossessed
Open file 1608
Activism, Society and Economy
Occupy LA ... protesters versus police

November 30th 2011 ... Photojournalist Tyson Zoltan Heder beaten and detained by LAPD at Occupy Los Angeles
Open file 1609
Data about Society and Economy ... USA
Time series of income by class

Income trends by economic class 1947-73, 1974-2009
Open file 1610
Society and Economy
Fault Lines: The Top 1%

AlJazeera Fault Lines ... The richest 1% of US Americans earn nearly a quarter of the country's income and control an astonishing 40% of its wealth
Open file 1611
Banking, Finance, Society and Economy
Goldman Sachs charged with fraud

April 2010 ... The US government has charged the investment bank Goldman Sachs with fraud.
Open file 1612
Incentives, Society and Economy
What is the distribution of surplus and why?

Since 2009, 88 Percent Of Income Growth Went To Corporate Profits, Just One Percent Went To Wages
Open file 1613
Incentives, Society and Economy
Incestuous circle all focused on plunder

John Perkins ... Economic Hitmen - Understanding NWO Mafia Corporatism Warfare - IMF Whistleblower
Open file 1614
People
Wangari Maathai

Wangari Maathai ... environmentalist and leader ... Nobel Prize Winner
Open file 1615
Food, Society and Economy
Somalia famine in 2011

Fault Lines - Horn of Africa Crisis: Somalia's Famine in 2011 ... a catastrophic crisis caused by human greed and insompetence
Open file 1616
Consumption, society and economy
Black Friday was blacker than we knew

The Black Friday shopping spree was more about consumer desperation than about consumer confidence.
Open file 1617
Gender, Society and Economy
Women in Britain are fed up

Why British women are being turned off the men in charge of the country 'who haven't got a clue what matters to women'.
Open file 1618
Country ... Iran
US: Edging closer towards war with Iran?

The biggest problem for the US is not Iran getting a nuclear weapon and testing it, but getting it and not using it.
Open file 1619
People
Gene Sharp

Al Jazeera talks with Gene Sharp, a quiet but influential scholar of non-violent struggle.
Open file 1620
Transparency, Society and Economy
More corruption ... less development

Corruption and development ... Corrosive corruption is a constraint on development
Open file 1621
People ... Banking 1%
John Stumpf ... Wells Fargo CEO

Occupy Protesters Mic Check Wells Fargo CEO in talk at NC State in November 2011
Open file 1622
People ... CEO 1%
Wes Bush , Robert Stevens , James McNerney

War industry CEOs make tens of millions of dollars a year, putting them in the top 0.01 percent of income earners in the U.S.
Open file 1623
Activism, Society and Economy
Occupy Wall Street Humor

Bill Maher on Occupy Wall Street [New Rules]
Open file 1624
Activism, Society and Economy
Bank of America does not have customer focus!

Bank of America in St. Louis refuses to let customers close accounts ... on August 12th before Occupy got started!
Open file 1625
Climate, Society and Economy
In need of climate justice

Desmond Tutu and Mary Robinson ... 'The richest countries caused the problem, but it is the world's poorest who are suffering from the effects.'
Open file 1626
Corruption, Society and Economy
Energy companies important funders of US politics

Corporate money flowing to politicians is a present danger ... analysis of what BP has paid
Open file 1627
Police, Society and Economy
Protecting Freedom

An Open Message to Police, Military and Security personnel in connection with activism and the Occupy Movement
Open file 1628
Banking, Finance, Society and Economy
EuroZone Crisis ... Bankers have seized Europe

Bankers have seized Europe: Goldman Sachs Has Taken Over
Open file 1629
Activism, Society and Economy
Occupy Wall Street NYPD raid

Russia Topday reports on NYPD raid on Occupy Wall Street camp in Zuccotti park early morning (1 am) on Tuesday November 15
Open file 1630
Tax Evasion, Society and Economy
Zambia Mining Sector

Five NGOs have today filed a complaint against Glencore International and First Quantum Zambian subsidiary Mopani for massive tax evasion and fiscal fraud.
Open file 1631
Copper, Society and Economy
Copper is central to the economyu of Zambia

In the 1970s, Zambia was the third largest exporter of copper in the world. What has happened since then?
Open file 1632
Health, Society and Economy
Healthcare in the USA

Obama passed healthcare reform against tough opposition. Today Bomb Buried in Obamacare Explodes - Hallelujah!
Open file 1633
Capitalism, Society and the Economy
Is modern capitalism sustainable?

Kenneth Rogoff ... Is there a viable option besides capitalism for today's world? Or is it possible to adjust the system to make it work?
Open file 1634
Capitalism, Society and Economy
Capitalism with Asian values

Slavoj Zizek: The philosopher discusses the momentous changes taking place in the global financial and political system.
Open file 1635
Secrecy, Society and Economy
An Intelligence Defense of Julian Assange

Susan Lindauer makes An Intelligence Defense of Julian Assange ... If only I'd known Julian Assange, everything would have been different.
Open file 1636
Military, Society and the Economy
Back to the No Future: Russia and the New Nuclear Cold War.

William Engdahl on Why Moscow Doesn't Believe Washington on Missile Defense...or on just almost nuthin'
Open file 1637
Organizations ... Public Relations UK
Executives from Bell Pottinger reveal 'dark arts'

Caught on camera: top lobbyists boasting how they influence the PM in the UK
Open file 1638
People ... Bankers
Jamie Dimon

Jamie Dimon ... JPMorgan CEO : Stop Bashing the Rich
Open file 1639
Activism, Society and Economy
Commentary about Occupy

The Futility of Occupy X
Open file 1640
People ... Economist
Max Fraad-Wolff

Dr. Max Fraad-Wolff is a contributor to AlJazeera English and an economist and researcher at the New School in New York
Open file 1641
People
Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

Sakiko Fukuda-Parr is Professor of International Affairs at the New School. She was at UNDP reponsible for the Human Development Report
Open file 1642
Organizations ... Political USA
Progressives United

Progressives United ... my message in response their fund raising e-mail
Open file 1643
People ... Internet
Richard Stallman

Richard Stallman is a pioneer in the Free Software movement and ourspoken critic of proprietary software and its inherent problems
Open file 1644
Growth, Society and Economy
The American hangover

Trends in American leisure activities reflect a change - frugality and making do are in, gaudy consumerism is out.
Open file 1645
Climate, Society and Economy
Global warming is real, but not the most important economic issue

Bjørn Lomborg on GLOBAL WARNING and Seeming Green
Open file 1646
Rule of Law, Society and Economy
User agreements ... Project Syndicate

The Project Syndicate User Agreement is very short ... unusual for any website
Open file 1647
Organizations ... Media
Project Syndicate

A list of people who are at the core of Project Syndicate reporting
Open file 1648
Organizations ... India ... Membership
Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)

Established in 1927, FICCI is the largest and oldest apex business organisation in India.
Open file 1649
Music, Society and Economy
Pakistan’s wave of protest rock

Can activist-minded music shared online galvanise a movement for change across Pakistan?
Open file 1650
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