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October 27, 2011

Watch Video Of The News Corp. Protest

Although none of us were able to attend the protest at the News Corporation shareholders' meeting in Los Angeles last week, our friends at Brave New Films were. And they shot video. Watch it after the jump.

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Reported by Ellen at 12:02 PM

October 14, 2011

Send A Personal Message To The Koch Brothers About Their Cancer-Causing Pollution

Our friends at Brave New Foundation - with whom we remain proud to be affiliated - have a new video as part of their Koch Brothers Exposed campaign. This latest video focuses on the unusually high cancer rate in an Arkansas community downstream from a Koch-owned Georgia Pacific plant.

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Reported by Ellen at 12:15 AM

October 8, 2011

Want To Occupy Your City? Brave New Foundation Has Advice And Inspiration

Our friends at Brave New Foundation have a new video that they hope will inspire people to join the Occupy movement. Filmmaker Robert Greenwald wrote in AlterNet, "The Occupy Wall Street protest is a full bore indictment against corporate greed and dysfunctional government. It’s a demand for nation building here at home... We’ve set up a user-friendly database for you to find a protest in your city and spread the word. Already, there are thousands of protesters in New York City and hundreds more in Los Angeles, Boston, Washington DC, Seattle, Miami and elsewhere."

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Reported by Ellen at 12:12 AM

September 25, 2011

War Budget Over Social Security?

Our friends at Brave New Foundation's War Costs campaign have a new video and petition focusing on military contractors' efforts to protect their profits at the expense of Social Security.

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Reported by Ellen at 3:20 PM

September 20, 2011

Don’t Let Congress Vote For War Over Jobs

Our friends Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe, at Brave New Foundation’s War Costs campaign, have a new post and video demonstrating how military contractors are working to protect their profits from Congress’ Deficit Committee. Greenwald and Crowe noted that after a closed-door meeting with contractors, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta started singing their tune that cuts in military spending would cost jobs. In fact, the Political Economy Research Institute found in a 2009 study that military spending was the worst at creating jobs compared to government spending in the areas of health care, education and clean energy.

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450,000 Doctors Can't Be Wrong, reported by Ellen,
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John McCain: Economic Disaster, reported by Ellen,
The McCains' Mansions, reported by Chrish,
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