Daily Archives: November 30, 2011

Think Progress: Wall Street’s Recession Cost 1.5 Million Times More Than The Cost Of Securing Occupy Protests

-By Zaid Jilani and Brad Johnson

November 23, 2011- Today, the Associated Press (AP) has a story where it estimates the costs of police securing for the various ongoing protest occupations across the country. The AP roughly estimates that these occupations over two months in eighteen major cities cost taxpayers $13 million. Right-wing media outlets are already using this number to claim that the protests are too costly to maintain.

The Brad Blog: Video Exposes Koch Brothers’ Role In Spate of GOP Voter Suppression Laws

Guest blogged by Ernest A. Canning

November 23, 2011- Last September The BRAD BLOG, unlike the corporate-owned media, offered detailed coverage of a U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights hearing on the spate of GOP voter suppression laws (PART 1 and PART 2).

Now, Robert Greenwald's Brave New Films has produced a powerful video that exposes the Koch-funded assault on your democracy, along with a petition that you can sign demanding that the Eric Holder-led Department of Justice live up to its name…

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