Hundreds of protesters camped outside City Hall are demanding that lawmakers slash the New York City police budget. The encampment in City Hall Park in lower Manhattan began forming earlier this week following weeks of street protests sparked by the death of George Floyd and other Black Americans killed by law enforcement. The protesters are … Read more New Yorkers Occupy City Hall to Push Lawmakers to Defund the NYPD by $1 Billion
The ‘common catalyst’ with race-based economic inequality considered a prime driver of today’s protests across America, we revisit similar scenes from when the ‘Occupy Wall Street’ movement grew a decade ago. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter … Read more What’s REALLY Causing The Racial Riots In The US?
Feb.11 — Since Occupy Wall Street popularized the term the “top 1%”almost a decade ago, inequality has surged, and this exclusive group has only gotten richer and more influential. Yet the top 1% covers a wide span, from prosperous professionals to billionaires with more wealth than many nations. And the difficulty of making the cut … Read more It Takes $500,000 to Make Top 1% in U.S., Five Times China Level
Remember the heady days of 2009? The world – or at least the world’s media – was rocked by such hot topics as the death of Michael Jackson, the spread of swine flu, the Iranian elections and the new Star Trek movie; as if that wasn’t enough, there was also something called climate change that … Read more Signs of Hope on Climate Change – in Unexpected Places