MOTHER JONES

Teddy Roosevelt once called Mother Jones "the most dangerous woman in America" when she was 87 years old. Mary Harris Jones, or "Mother Jones", was born to a tenant farmer in Cork, Ireland, in 1837. Her family fled the potato famine when she was just 10, resettling in Toronto . She immigrated to North America with … Continue reading MOTHER JONES

Advertisements

BILL TO “RESPECT STATE MARIJUANA LAWS” COMES BEFORE U.S. CONGRESS

http://theantimedia.org/this-bill-will-finally-end-cannabis-prohibition/ Claire Bernish July 24, 2015  (ANTIMEDIA) Washington, D.C. — A bill with bipartisan support introduced in Congress this week is finally tolling the death knell for cannabis prohibition. By removing a notorious legal contradiction, the legislation would give precedence to state marijuana laws—making federal enforcement a thing of the past in states where medical and recreational weed … Continue reading BILL TO “RESPECT STATE MARIJUANA LAWS” COMES BEFORE U.S. CONGRESS

WAL-MART’S HIDDEN TAX FREE PROFITS

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-06-17/wal-mart-has-76-billion-in-overseas-tax-havens-report-says The study, researched by the United Food & Commercial Workers International Union and published Wednesday in a report by Americans for Tax Fairness, found 90 percent of Wal-Mart’s overseas assets are owned by subsidiaries in Luxembourg and the Netherlands, two of the most popular corporate tax havens.

BOB DYLAN WENT ELECTRIC 50 YEARS AGO

http://www.npr.org/2015/07/25/424977355/50-years-ago-bob-dylan-electrified-a-decade-with-one-concert?ft=nprml&f=1002 50 Years Ago, Bob Dylan Electrified A Decade With One Concert In the early 1960s, burgeoning folk music scenes were burbling up all over the country, and the Newport Folk Festival was their confluence. By the middle of the decade, the reigning king was a young Bob Dylan, the man who gave them the now-standards … Continue reading BOB DYLAN WENT ELECTRIC 50 YEARS AGO