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Some Call It Free Enterprise—Some Call It Socialism for the Rich— Some Call It Robbery—What Would You Call It?

by Dave Duncan

             Those schemes that take money from taxpayers in order to transfer it to private hands are often very complicated. This level of complication is necessary in order to keep the public from understanding just who gets and who pays. The story below is an attempt to bring a small bit of clarity to way that IBM, EIT, Huron Real Estate LLC, Broome County Industrial Development Agency (BCIDA), along with much political help, have negatively changed the landscape for the taxpayers in Endicott, Town of Union, Broome County and NYS.  Read the rest of this entry »


The Cost of Living Extremely Well!

             

                   Breguet Messidor Tourbillon Watch in Rose gold

                          2010 -$139,900          2012 – $146,900

                 1 Kilo of Petrossian Special Reserve Ossetra (caviar)

                                      2010 – $18,400 2012 – $12,000

                   Porterhouse Steak @ Peter Luger’s Brooklyn

                                  2010 – $86.90 2012 – $89.90

                               Hermes Kelly Bag, in Calfskin

                                     2010 – $7,300 2012 – $7,500

                             Courtside Seat Tickets – L.A. Lakers

                                     2010 – $2,500 2012 – $2,700

                                        (from Forbes Magazine)

 


Voters Yearn for Leadership in Nov. 6th Presidential Election

By Tony Combopiano

             Voters viewing the televised Presidential debates are yearning for Ralph Nader as a choice on November 6th, Election Day – since we have viewed our current choices which are a Legislative Obama and a conservative Romney as presidential candidates. Read the rest of this entry »


RFID Hell: Treating Children as Chattel

By C. Arthur Reavis

In the last edition of the People’s Press, the Recalcitrant Gourmet, wrote an editorial about planting phrases and words in our electronic communications that would tip off Government computers set to monitors these (OUR) communications for terrorist threats (or at least that is what we are told). He or she advocated overloading these computers and systems in order to say collectively “F-You Big Brother! We will not tolerate such intrusions into our privacy.” I agree! It’s high time we killed Big Brother and took back our privacy and Government. Read the rest of this entry »


                      Broome County Peace Action Presents                                                                                       Professor James Petras                                                                                             to speak on:

                    Democracy and Socialism in Venezuela

                            Tuesday, December 11, 2012

                                          8:00 p.m.    

                       Unitarian Universalist Church      

                   Riverside Drive, Binghamton 13905

Professor Petras is a retired Sociology professor from Binghamton University with an international reputation. He has written extensively on Socialism and Foreign Policy, especially in Latin America.

The public is invited to this free talk.

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Rochester Activists March for Housing Rights

Rochester activists James Kolb and Brian Lenzo report on a march for housing  rights and the mayor’s attempt to evade responsibility for evictions of  homeowners.
October 22, 2012
MORE THAN 200 people marched to Rochester’s City Hall on October 16 to demand  an end to police evictions of homeowners whose property is in foreclosure.  The march assembled at Washington Square Park, the site of Occupy Rochester’s  former encampment, before snaking through downtown on its way to a city  council meeting. Read the rest of this entry »