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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 […]

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 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 […]