27 Feb '12, 8pm

The Tea Party and #Occupy Wall St. Team Up to Fight Keystone XL

The Tea Party and #Occupy Wall St. Team Up to Fight Keystone XL

Occupy Global via Flickr /CC BY 2.0 Since its inception, the #Occupy Wall Street movement has garnered incessant comparisons to the Tea Party movement, which sprouted a couple years earlier. Was OWS the left's version of the Tea Party?, the pundits intoned, and was there any common ground? Put the question to an Occupier (or a Tea Partier, for that matter), however, and you'd be more likely to get scoffed at. Despite some overlap in the most radical elements of each—eliminate the Fed! elect Ron Paul!—the two are, for the most part, diametrically opposed in terms of governing ideologies. The Tea Party thinks the federal government is the root of the nation's woes, Occupy has diagnosed our cancer as stemming from corporations and their corrupting influence on democracy. So when there's an issue that rallies both camps, you can be sure that there's something truly morally rep...

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Building Texas leg of Keystone XL "is a nifty excuse to steal some land by eminent domain" #noKXL #350ppm

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Beating Back Keystone XL (Again) via @350

Beating Back Keystone XL (Again) via @350

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Another week and another attempt by the oil soaked Senate to revive the Keystone XL pipeline. Right now, Senators are cons...

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