The failure of the mainstream media is particularly clear after viewing illustrative videos such as this. Though this clip showcases Occupy Portland, it makes the point for the entire #Occupy movement. For today’s “One Day On Earth” events, I’ll point you to this video. This is what democracy looks like.
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Any law that requires an individual to pay money to a private corporation or face criminal penalty is a bad law and must be struck down. I could write pages and pages about the healthcare issues with this bill, but you need look no further than that single, salient point for solid ground to strike down this terrible bill.
In case you missed it, below you can find former Vermont Governor Howard Dean, MD and his take on the Senate bill. He is leading the “kill it” charge and drawing a lot of ire from Senators and The White House. To me, that seems to indicate that he is on the right track.
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That’s right, kiddies, copying is not theft! Time to forget the propaganda that you are fed every time you pop a dvd into the player. Oh, it is still a crime thanks to our draconian Digital Millennium Copyright Act, but it is not theft, so don’t feel like you are stealing, because you aren’t. Case in point: Nina Paley. Watch below as she describes how she makes a good living as a digital artist living without copyright. She is an exemplar for the digital age. After the jump, you can actually watch her feature film that she created and gave to the world, free of charge, via the Creative Commons’ Share Alike license.
Note: I publish Fortuna Faveat under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike license.
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