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#OccupySF and the Police

October 5, 2011

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If you haven’t heard, the police are supposed to be moving in on Occupy SF at midnight: #OccupySF – City of San Francisco Notification. The City and County of San Francisco and its police department celebrate and protect the right of an individual to engage in free speech and of the right to assemble. However, this […]

Unions, Lawsuits, and Tea Partiers, Oh MY! (Occupy Wall Street)

October 4, 2011

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Oh my stars, Occupy Wall Street is the half-sister and antithesis of the Tea Party.  From CNN (like, omg! Is the media blackout fizzling out? I guess after 2 weeks and accusations of perpetuating no/misinformation this situation gets hard to ignore): In New York City, several unions endorsed the two-week-old Occupy Wall Street movement and plan […]

Why is it so hard to understand Occupy Wall Street? some thoughts

October 4, 2011

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Occupy Wall Street | NYC Protest for American Revolution. If you haven’t been to the website, go.  This is from one of their posts regarding the march across the Brooklyn Bridge: As members of the 99 percent, we occupy Wall Street as a symbolic gesture of our discontent with the current economic and political climate […]

Declaration of the Occupation of New York City

September 29, 2011

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No matter what your views on the Occupy Wall Street protests, whether you don’t understand it, can’t get behind it, don’t really care that much, whatever.  This is some powerful language that I think could, and should, resonate with a lot of people.  Declaration of the Occupation of New York City | NYC General Assembly.: […]

Feministe on OccupyWallStreet

September 27, 2011

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Occupy Wall Street protestors face police violence — Feministe.  Over the last, 4-5 days (when people actually started to pay attention or even know what was happening) I’ve heard a lot of different sentiments.  One common one is dismissal.  “there’s only x amount of people there”  “they’re not making a difference” “it’s just a bunch […]

Video/News/pics Roundup of #OccupyWallStreet

September 24, 2011

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I wish I was in New York!!!! Solidarity from Hawaii from a Bay Area native. “Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.” -John F. Kennedy Here’s a petition for the White House to recognize those occupying wall street:  This article was particularly informative, imo:  For someone who has been following this […]

the demands of #OccupyWallStreet

September 23, 2011

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I tried to get to it from occupywallstreet.org but the site is a flurry of activity (definitely worth checking out!) so here we go:  A Message From Occupied Wall Street (Day Five) Published 2011-09-22 07:51:42 UTC by OccupyWallSt This is the fifth communiqué from the 99 percent. We are occupying Wall Street. On September 21st, 2011, […]