Browsing All Posts published on »October, 2011«

OWS – goals/messages and politics

October 24, 2011

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A founder of ‘Occupy Wall Street’ talks about movement’s origin and what comes next | The Raw Story. I just wanted to share these two sections because I believe this “founder” (dangerous to pick out individuals, imo) does a great job of capturing the essence.  From NY to Honolulu, the message is the same: People […]

CHARTS: Here’s What The Wall Street Protesters Are So Angry About…

October 12, 2011

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CHARTS: Here’s What The Wall Street Protesters Are So Angry About…. The problem in a nutshell is this: Inequality in this country has hit a level that has been seen only once in the nation’s history, and unemployment has reached a level that has been seen only once since the Great Depression. And, at the […]

NYTimes Sues The Federal Government

October 12, 2011

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NYTimes Sues The Federal Government For Refusing To Reveal Its Secret Interpretation Of The PATRIOT Act | Techdirt. Savage and the NY Times have now sued the federal government for not revealing its interpretation of the PATRIOT Act, pointing out that if parts of the interpretation contain classified material, the Justice Department should black that out […]

What’s missing from the discourse around the Occupy Movement, some thoughts

October 12, 2011

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We who in engage in nonviolent direct action are not the creators of tension. We merely bring to the surface the hidden tension that is already alive. -Martin Luther King Jr. I have something to say After watching Occupy Wall Street unfold weeks ago (literally watching on the livefeed.. a lot), watching it spread across the […]

The occupy movement, 2 things

October 11, 2011

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first I think it’s important to highlight what’s going on to our brothers and sisters in boston: Boston Police Brutally Assault Occupy Boston | Occupy Boston: Following the raid, Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis made no mention of veterans, organized labor, students, or families, nor did he issue an apology for his department’s aggressive tactics. Since […]

Have you heard about Oct 15?

October 10, 2011

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It’s being called a day for Global Action. From the OCT15 website, here’s a list of all the places actions are being held.  You ready for this? GLOBAL EVENT:https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=245619575476665 AFRICA http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=210209459028846 ARGENTINA Buenos Aires https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=227511030631636 https://www.facebook.com/notes/democracia-real-ya-buenos-aires/llamado-mundial-para-el-15o-global-revolution/162218203862104 Cordoba http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=131670496933853 Jujuy https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=248420351863740 Mendoza: https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=119618438143036 Rosario https://democraciarealyarosario.blogspot.com San Miguel de Tucumán http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=253439288026509 ASIA https://www.facebook.com/pages/Occupy-Asia-15-Oct-Global-Solidarity/120416008062644 AUSTRALIA Occupy Australia ‘central […]

even a faux news poll shows support for the “occupy” movement

October 9, 2011

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Do ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Protests Represent Your Views Of The Economy? | Fox News. inteerreestttiiinnggggg.