Monthly Archives: April 2012

Occupy Movement Looks Toward Political Conventions

Chuck Burton/Associated Press Officers removed tents at an Occupy Charlotte encampment in January. Now the group is making plans for some critical dates. By VIV BERNSTEIN Published: April 23, 2012 CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Hay and grass seed cover the bare spots … Continue reading

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#Occupy Wall Street: New York’s Hottest Tourist Destination?

Tom Watson – Forbes Here’s a wild idea for Mayor Michael Bloombergand the New York City Police Department: What Rich People Fear Most 99% Spring Movement On Track To Train 100,000 Protestors Instead of trying to corral, pen, contain, chase, disenfranchise, muzzle, … Continue reading

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But is it Occupy?

As the movement ages, it’s becoming harder and harder to determine which groups exactly belong to it BY NATASHA LENNARD A Black bloc protest in London.  (Credit: alightman /CC BY 3.0) TOPICS:OCCUPY WALL STREET Updated with correction below. I was reminded this … Continue reading

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A Veteran Fights the Real Enemy

By Michael Levitin, Occupied Wall Street Journal 17 April 12 here is the military kind of war and then there is the kind of war that happens in the streets. The first produces veterans. The second, gangbangers. Marine Sergeant Shamar … Continue reading

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adbusters #OCCUPYCHICAGO

On May 1, 50,000 people from all over the world will flock to Chicago, set up tents, kitchens, peaceful barricades and #OCCUPYCHICAGO for a month. The world’s military and political elites, heads of state, 7,500 officials from 80 nations, and … Continue reading

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12 May: Global Spring – Meet the 1%

Our city has lost its pride. It’s been stolen. Our politicians, regulators and those who were meant to be looking after things sold us out. Who is benefiting? ‘We are all in this together’ never rang so hollow. There is no ‘together’ … Continue reading

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New Occupy Crackdown Documents Show Federal Involvement

21 April 12    By Partnership for Civil Justice Fund Two days before the NYPD’s eviction of the Occupy Wall Street encampment from Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan, Brookfield Properties’ security was in direct communications and sharing information with the … Continue reading

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MAYDAY, MAYDAY!!!

To the activist, the rebel, the revolutionary, the dreamer. To all who believe in a better world. To those who  have found their voice, and those voices that have been met with the sniper’s bullet. To those whose voices have … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street 2012, Reactivating Voices In Our Democracy

(Photo:Sunset Parkerpix/Flickr) INDY BLOG LARISSA HERON APRIL 16, 2012 Several months after Occupy Wall Street protesters were kicked out of Zucotti Park, I was curious as to how the movement had evolved since I reported on it for The Indypendent, last … Continue reading

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