Monthly Archives: June 2012

Occupy: The National Gathering

Jake Blumgart, Waging Nonviolence Blumgart writes: “The National Gathering will be a chance for the occupiers to test the limits and sustainability of its horizontalism, while setting an agenda for the future.” READ MORE  

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World’s Longest-Standing Occupier’s Home at Risk of Foreclosure

Peace protestor Concepcion Picciotto sits in the snow as she continues her 24-hour-a-day peace vigil in Lafayette Park, across from the White House, 02/10/10. (photo: Kadie/Democratic Underground) By Mira Dabit, Open Mike Blog 30 June 12 Concepcion – or “Connie,” … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Creates ‘Protest-Free Zone’ in Alaska Oil Drilling Zone

By Common Dreams 29 June 12   he United States Coast Guard will establish and enforce “a 500-meter safety zone” around the Shell Oil Company’s drilling vessel Noble Discoverer as it drills exploratory offshore wells in the sensitive Arctic waters off … Continue reading

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National gathering of Occupy movement in Phila. on Saturday

June 28, 2012|By Miriam Hill, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Organizers of two groups that grew out of the Occupy movement kick off events in Philadelphia Saturday and are promising, peace, love, street protests, and fierce political debate. And, probably, camping. Only … Continue reading

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Military Judge Wants Proof That WikiLeaks Documents Damaged National Security

By Noel Brinkerhoff, David Wallechinsky, AllGov 27 June 12 f the Obama administration wants Private Bradley Manning convicted for releasing classified documents to WikiLeaks, federal prosecutors first must disclose proof that the soldier’s action did harm to national security. This … Continue reading

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Fox News’ Karl Rove Problem Growing

Ben Dimiero, Media Matters for America Dimiero reports: “It’s becoming increasingly clear that Fox News’ employment of a ‘political analyst’ who doubles as an adviser to a GOP super PAC is a major ethical problem.” READ MORE  

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Jonathan Chait | Yes, Bush v. Gore Did Steal the Election

Jonathan Chait, New York Magazine Excerpt: “If all the ballots had been reviewed under any of seven single standards, and combined with the results of an examination of overvotes, Mr. Gore would have won, by a very narrow margin.” READ … Continue reading

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Occupy Bournemouth Protesters Set Up New Town Hall Camp

By BBC 27 June 12 Protesters from the Occupy Bournemouth movement have returned to the town’s council offices – hours after an eviction order ran out. READ MORE  

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Over 150 Indigenous People Occupy Amazon Dam Construction Site

By Agence France Presse 27 June 12 More than 150 indigenous people are occupying one of the construction sites for the huge Belo Monte hydro-electric dam across the Xingu River in the Brazilian Amazon, a local spokesman said Tuesday. READ … Continue reading

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Louisiana: Permit Fees for Free Speech?

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By OccupyWallSt.org – 26 June 12 The following speech was given by Justin Warren of Occupy The Stage. Justin is currently behind bars for making this speech on the steps of the Louisiana state capitol without purchasing a permit. Originally … Continue reading

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