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Chaz Valenza is writer and small business owner in New Jersey. He earned his MBA from New York University's Stern School of Business. His current feature film project is "Single Point Failure" an insider's account of how the Reagan Administration caused the greatest tragedy of the space age based on Richard C. Cook's book "Challenger Revealed." He is a former Director of Public Information for Planned Parenthood of NYC. His website is: www.WordsWillNever.com
(5 comments) SHARE Tuesday, January 24, 2012 Top Ten Reasons Obama Should Fire Treasury Secretary Geithner
The president has called for tougher laws on financial fraud. If President Obama intends to take action on these words, his first action should be to remove a major obstacle to banking reform and the eventual implementation of his will: Secretary Tim Geithner. It's certainly not everything he'll need to do, but it may be a necessary first hurdle.
(5 comments) SHARE Tuesday, January 17, 2012 Must Read Photos - Does this make any sense?
A picture is worth a 1,000 and with the right words explaining the picture... priceless. This type of communication is very effective and reaches people. How about some ideas about how the OWS movement can do more of this and reach greater numbers of people?
(25 comments) SHARE Sunday, January 1, 2012 It's Official: Gov Stats Shows the Middle Class is Dead
It's offical, the middle class is dead. Recently released US Bureau of Labor Statistic and Federal Reserve data show the "average American family" can't afford the average single family house... depended on their employer for health care insurance or went without... were in debt with no way out... didn't pursuing further education... saved nothing... and slashed their food budget to the bone.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, December 7, 2011 Experts stumped by ancient Manhattan markings
In this photo taken on Dec. 1, 2011, Bloomberg Antiquities Authority archeologist, Timothy Geithner, sweeps marks carved in the bedrock in an archeological excavation in the city of Greed near the New York Stock Exchange.
(1 comments) SHARE Saturday, November 19, 2011 AFL/CIO Plans Massive December 1 NYC March
Pre-Press Announcement: The NYC Central Labor Council (NYC/CLC)- AFL/CIO will organize a massive march from Herald Square down Broadway to Union Square on December 1, 2011.
(3 comments) SHARE Monday, October 3, 2011 Take My Backyard, Please! That's funny, Occupy Wall Street has gone national.
A local occupation aimed at horrifying the crooks in the mythical land of "we bet both ways and always win," also known as Wall Street, is coming to a town near you right now! That's right, at last count there were occupations to end economic tyranny operating or forming in 45 states of the union in over 130 towns and cities, plus the District of Columbia, and 28 more in 15 foreign counties including you Canada!
(10 comments) SHARE Friday, September 30, 2011 Occupy Wall Street Day 14 - NYPD Arrest 400 in Brooklyn Bridge Trap
The fire that is the peoples' movment known as Occupy Wall Street is now burning and fuel is being added. It's at the point where nothing can stop it. Today a Declaration of the Occupation of New York City was released. Those on the balcony of Harry Cipriani on Wall Street will sip champagne and chuckle just a little less than they did the day prior. Here we go! Let the ride begin.
(14 comments) SHARE Thursday, September 29, 2011 Occupy Wall Street Day 13: Top Cop - It's OK Occupation Can Stay
Today, a Precinct community council is being held regarding NYPD Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna the officer caught on video pepper spraying marchers bound for Union Square this past Saturday. Despite rainy weather, lack of shelter and increasing illness due too exposure, the Wall Street overnight occupiers numbers have grown 33% from 200 on the first day, September 17th to over 300 according to Time Magazine.
(8 comments) SHARE Monday, September 26, 2011 Occupy Wall Street: Day 10 - Legal Cloud Over Occupation Remains
Those arrested on Saturday reported the following: Innocent bystanders were caught in the police drag net and detained. Employees and owners of several businesses harbored marchers to save them from arrest. And, a number of sympathetic NYPD officers treated those arrested with respect and extraordinary leeway, some expressing support.
(30 comments) SHARE Sunday, September 25, 2011 Occupy Wall Street: Day 9 - 200+ Arrested - MSM Finally Wake-up
Yesterday between 121 and 200 protesters were arrested when a peaceful march of approximately 2,000 headed to Union Square to spread the word about their occupation for emancipation from a corrupt economic and financial system. The events made news in many national MSM publications.
(2 comments) SHARE Friday, September 23, 2011 Occupy Wall Street Day 7: One More Arrest - Three Unions Locals Join
Box Score - Arrests: Occupy Wall Street protesters: 21 - Wall Street Banksters: 0. Each morning reinforcements show up from the metro NYC area. These daily participants swell the occupation from a few hundred into the thousands, growing as the day progresses. After working hours yesterday the crowd grows to well over 4,000.
(4 comments) SHARE Wednesday, September 21, 2011 Occupy Wall Street: Day 5 - Two More Violent Arrests
Yesterday, Tuesday, September 20th was hump day for Occupy Wall Street. It was a tough one. The word came down from on high: Use some intimidation and get these assholes out of Liberty Plaza and out of the city.
(4 comments) SHARE Wednesday, September 21, 2011 Occupy Wall Street - Day 6: Revolution is Tweet
Yesterday was another rough day for those here in Liberty Plaza, but much better than Tuesday when the police harassment was a definite attempt to nip Occupy Wall Street in the bud.