Sean Duffy March 31, 2011
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Dutch Bankers’ Bonuses Axed with Twitter Threat of Run on Bank

March 28, 2011
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According to the Guardian a growing Dutch political storm could end with a blanket ban on bonuses to financiers who work for institutions bailed out by the taxpayer. Compared with the packages awarded to bankers in the US and UK, the Dutch bonuses were small potatoes.  But ING customers mobilised on Twitter and other social networks […]

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Japanese Businesses Agree to Cut Tax Increases to Help Recovery

March 28, 2011
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Japan’s top business lobby gave the government the green light to scrap a planned cut in the corporate tax rate as the nation grapples with its worst crisis since World War Two.  [Read entire article in Yahoo!News] Japan only has 5% unemployment rate, the lowest income inequality, healthcare for all its people and is one of […]

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Video: Prepared to Die For Democracy

March 28, 2011
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Matthew Schauenburg is propped against a pillar inside the Capitol building in Madison, Wisconsin with a sign alerting passersby that he is conducting a hunger strike for democracy.  He is on a hunger strike to draw attention to the harmful aspects of Governor Scott Walker’s “budget repair” bill and proposed budget. According to Wisconsin Radio Network: […]

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