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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
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.
Tuesday, January 17, 2012(5 comments)
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?
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.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011(1 comments)
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.
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.
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!
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.
Thursday, September 29, 2011(14 comments)
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.
Monday, September 26, 2011(8 comments)
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.
Sunday, September 25, 2011(30 comments)
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.
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.
Wednesday, September 21, 2011(4 comments)
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.