Browsing All posts tagged under »New York City«

The revolution begins at home

October 5, 2011

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A little inflammatory for my tastes, however the end is super legit. The revolution begins at home – Opinion – Al Jazeera English: Perhaps their views were coloured by theNew York Times article deriding protestors for wishing to “pantomime progressivism” and “Gunning for Wall Street with faulty aim”. Many of the criticisms boil down to “a lack of clear […]

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.: […]

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 […]

Women’s Rights Petition: Tell the NYPD: Train Your Cops About Sexual Assault! / NY protest

May 30, 2011

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Women’s Rights Petition: Tell the NYPD: Train Your Cops About Sexual Assault! | Change.org.  Why was there a protest on Friday? Well in case you haven’t heard, Feministe lays it all out quite nicely: WHY: · We deserve to be safe. This verdict, and the way the NYPD acted, sends the message that we’re not. “Cuddling” […]

New York City Cops Acquitted on Rape Charges

May 26, 2011

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New York City Cops Acquitted on Rape Charges — Feministe.  this disgusts me.  As a woman, I’m terrified of cops. if i weren’t completely and utterly emotionally exhausted I’d be furious. I find it interesting that the cop said they “cuddled”… i thought the current consensus on sexual assault of women was that they “lead […]