¤OWS's Rolling Jubilee -- One Year Later
¤Can anyone be this incompetent by accident?
¤Russell Brand Raves On
¤Occupy Finance Takes on Jaime Dimon
¤Tales From The Crypt: Dick Cheney Writes a Book
¤Obamacare: N. Flim-flam, scam, con game
¤Unmanned: America's Drone Wars
¤How Occupy Began
¤Russell Brand's Call For Revolution
¤Today's Tirade, Courtesy of Russell Brand
¤Medical Insurance: The Devil In The Details
¤The Baffling Imcompetence of American Imperialism
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post by: Dale Friedkin November 10, 2012
Strike Debt is putting on an updated version of an old classic, the telethon, to launch The Rolling Jubilee, a campaign that buys debt for pennies on the dollar and does away with it. Instead of collecting the debt, they will abolish it and help free the debtors!
from the description at the sold-out venue in nyc:
People shouldn’t have to go into debt for an education, because they need medical care, or to put food on the table during hard times. We shouldn’t have to pay endless interest to the 1% for basic necessities. Big banks and corporations walk away from their debts and leave taxpayers to pick up the tab. It’s time for a bailout of the people, by the people.
It will be a wild night of music, comedy, magic, education, and the unexpected. This fast-moving variety show will mix well-known performers, intellectuals and activists from Strike Debt and Occupy Wall Street.
Special guests include Janeane Garofalo, Lizz Winstead, Frances Fox Piven, Max Silvestri, Hari Kondabolu, David Rees, The Yes Men, actor/director John Cameron Mitchell, Jeff Mangum of Neutral Milk Hotel, Lee Ranaldo of Sonic Youth, Guy Picciotto of Fugazi, Tunde Adebimpe of TV on the Radio, Climbing Poetree, the Invisible Army of Defaulters, members of Healthcare for the 99%, Occupy Faith, and many more.
watch the livestream on November 15 at 8pm(EST).
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