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Moore: The ‘Occupy’ movement will only continue to grow

Appearing on Monday night’s Countdown with Keith Olbermann, activist filmmaker Michael Moore explained that the “Occupy Wall Street” movement has all the momentum it needs to continue growing rapidly. “This is something much larger. We oppose the way our economy is structured. The economic system itself, at its core, is…

Union president: We and ‘Occupy Wall Street’ are ‘singing the same song’

Transport Workers Union president John Samuelson appeared Friday on Current TV’s Countdown and explained to guest host David Shuster that his union is making common cause with the Occupy Wall Street protesters because they are “singing the same song and fighting the same battle that our union has fought for…

Sen. Bernie Sanders praises ‘Occupy Wall Street’ protests

Independent Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont appeared on Countdown with Keith Olbermann on Thursday night to discuss the ongoing “Occupy Wall Street” protests. “What I appreciate about what is going on in New York right now is there is a spotlight being focused on Wall Street, we desperately need that,”…

‘Occupy Wall Street’ protester: Cops part of the 99 percent

Occupy Wall Street protester Kelly Heresy appeared on Countdown with Keith Olbermann on Monday to discuss the clashes between New York police officers and the demonstrators. “We are not against the cops,” he said. “The cops are part of the 99 percent. The cops, we would like to believe, are…

Olbermann calls out media hypocrisy on ‘Occupy Wall Street’ protest

Keith Olbermann pointed out Wednesday night on Countdown that the major newspapers had been ignoring the five-day-long “Occupy Wall Street” protests, but would have scrambled to cover a similar-sized tea party protest. “Why isn’t any major news outlet covering this?” he asked. “If that’s a tea party protest in front…

Kucinich: Don’t ask the poor to take cuts

Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) appeared on Countdown Monday evening to talk about President Barack Obama’s debt reduction plan and the steps he would take to protect the middle and lower classes. “I like what President Obama said today about more taxes about those who are making more, but that’s only…

Kucinich: Don’t ask the poor to take cuts

Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) appeared on Countdown Monday evening to talk about President Barack Obama’s debt reduction plan and the steps he would take to protect the middle and lower classes. “I like what President Obama said today about more taxes about those who are making more, but that’s only…

Keith Olbermann hopes to talk more freely on new Current TV show

Former MSNBC host Keith Olbermann said in an interview with Terry Gross of NPR’s Fresh Air that he hopes he will be able to talk more freely on his new show at Current TV. The liberal host of MSNBC’s Countdown gave his last broadcast for the cable news network he…

Space shuttle Endeavour begins countdown

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida — Countdown has begun for the final flight of the Endeavour, scheduled to lift off Monday on the American space program’s second to last mission to the International Space Station. Astronauts will deliver a potent physics experiment to probe the origins of the universe during the 16-day…

New Year parties defy extreme weather

New Year revellers around the planet began welcoming 2011 in a blaze of fireworks and parties Friday, temporarily banishing the misery of extreme weather that has struck across the world. Countries in the Pacific became the first to mark the start of the year as a crowd of about 1.5…

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