Darryl Lorenzo Wellington
With their actions on behalf of the foreclosed upon, the Occupy Wall Street movement is proving, once and for all, how different it is from the Tea Party movement.
America has never taken full responsibility for a catastrophe that was the fault of government incompetence and neglect. We have not learned the lessons of Katrina until we begin to acknowledge the rights of the poor as a matter of course rather than through arduous litigation.
News reporting has to be a public service. Just as no public deserves a state-controlled media in the hands of a totalitarian government, no public deserves media outlets that are the clandestine tools of a king-making billionaire.