Monthly Archives: January 2012

Occupy D.C. Protesters Stay Put as Evacuation Deadline Passes

By THEO EMERY  The New York Times Published: January 30, 2012 WASHINGTON — Demonstrators affiliated with the Occupy movement maintained a wary vigil here on Monday as a deadline from the National Park Service for campers to remove their gear or depart from two … Continue reading

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[SKID ROW LOS ANGELES] “Skid Row Artist Menacing Cool” successfully staged downtown Los Angeles with Occupy LA.

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[SKID ROW LOS ANGELES] “Skid Row Artist Menacing Cool” is how a banner headlined a two day art event which wrapped up in downtown Los Angeles at East 6th Street and Gladys Avenue on Saturday 28, 2012. Skid Row artists … Continue reading

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Occupy Wake-Up Call Caps Remarkable Year

It’s been an exhilarating year. Crowds of people finally moved into resistance after decades of misrule. The year began with Egypt, moved quickly to the snowy streets of Wisconsin, and re-erupted in August with Verizon workers out on strike and … Continue reading

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Art In Occupy

Art is My Occupation: Rethinking the Role of Artists in the Movement POSTED BY JOSH HEALEY ON JANUARY 19, 2012   Turnstyle Photo: Occupy Wall Street/CC   As a member of the self-identified “slash profession” – writer/organizer/educator/whatever pays the rent that month … Continue reading

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Occupy and Labor

Longshore Union Settles Grain Dispute as Confrontation Loomed Jane Slaughter            Labor Notes |  January 26, 2012 ILWU members in Longview, Washington, massed to peacefully surrender to authorities in September in order to end police harassment. Union … Continue reading

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Across the World, Leaders Brace for Discontent and Upheaval

Alvaro Barrientos/Associated Press Protesters angry over proposed budget cuts took to the streets of Pamplona, Spain, last week. World leaders now meeting in Switzerland face difficult choices. By JACK EWING   The New York Times Published: January 25, 2012 DAVOS, Switzerland — … Continue reading

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OccupyDC raid imminent according to director of the National Park Services in Washington DC.

[LOS ANGELES] OccupyDC raid imminent. “The director of the National Park Service said Tuesday that U.S. Park Police will “very soon” begin enforcing a no-camping law at McPherson Square but that the Occupy D.C. movement has a prevailing First Amendment … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street Drops Suit on Zuccotti Park

By COLIN MOYNIHAN Robert Stolarik for The New York TimesZuccotti Park, Nov. 3. Occupy Wall Street protesters have decided to drop a lawsuit challenging the rules that prohibited them from camping inside Zuccotti Park, their lawyers said on Tuesday. One of … Continue reading

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Occupy London

In Britain, Rising Outcry Over Executive Pay That Makes ‘People’s Blood Boil’ Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Part of an Occupy London protest last week outside St. Paul’s Cathedral. On Tuesday, a government official will propose rules toward a fairer compensation system, … Continue reading

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Occupy The Super Bowl

Line of Scrimmage Forms Over Union Bill By MONICA DAVEY Published: January 22, 2012  INDIANAPOLIS — This city is in full preen for its moment in the spotlight, its first Super Bowl. Everywhere, workers sprouted from cherry pickers over the weekend, hanging football … Continue reading

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