Posts Tagged ‘Wall Street’

American Autumn
, Part 2: Fritz Tucker’s Take on Occupy Wall Street

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For the timeline, please go to The Pivotal Moments of Occupy Wall Street A participant’s critique of Occupy Wall Street on Day 2 By Fritz Tucker New York City’s Financial District, notorious for devious deals that crash economies, has witnessed a more harmonious set of transactions since Sept. 17. Thousands of people have come together [&hellip
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When Cinema and Politics Converge: Godard’s Weekend and the Wall Street Protests

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By John Bredin   In 1967, one year before the historic Left uprisings of May 1968, Godard produced a pair of prophetic masterpieces (La Chinoise and Weekend) as if to provide cognitive, and aesthetic, sustenance for the coming revolution. So perfect was their historical tie in that, at their American premier—during the 1968 New York [&hellip
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Interactive Map Shows City’s Most Dangerous Streets for Pedestrians

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TEACHERS UNITE FOR BETTER FOOD If you happen to see roughly 1,000 New York City schoolteachers flocking to the Broadway building of the United Federation of Teachers the morning of Saturday, Oct. 22, do not be alarmed—The Food Bank for New York City is just hosting its annual daylong nutrition education training program at 52 [&hellip
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American Autumn: Fritz Tucker’s critique of the Occupation of Wall Street


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Good News First New York City’s financial district, notorious for devious deals that crash economies, witnessed a more harmonious transaction last week.  Hundreds of people came together with distinct goals in mind, and shared in a more democratic, dialogic, and egalitarian cultural exchange than what is ordinarily experienced in our society.  In just twenty-four hours, [&hellip
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Boxing Out Wall Street Stresses

Written by Kevin Sheehan on . Posted in Breaking News

The thick rubber mats covering the tile floor of Trinity’s locker room slide and give a little under the weight of the athletes, most—young men in their late twenties and early thirties. The wooden stalls in the bathroom feature old boxing articles staring out from behind a protective layer of varnish, most about prominent boxers [&hellip
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Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

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By Armond White Not a zeitgeist filmmaker, Oliver Stone is, rather, our swiftest, most politically responsive filmmaker, and those attributes make Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps dazzling. It’s less a sequel to the 1987 stock-trading drama Wall Street (where Michael Douglas as Gordon Gekko articulated the 1980s mantra “Greed is Good”) than it is a [&hellip
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START A TREND OF THE MOST NEEDED KIND

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“Dewing Things Better” is the name of this column, in case you don’t remember or notice (the font is pretty small, dear editor). Anyway, we all need reminding, “even more than being informed,” advised wise man Dr. Samuel Johnson. Both are essential, “but to be more informed, read more than one newspaper,” I was told [&hellip
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