Monthly Archives: November 2012

Struggles, new and old, emerge in Sandy’s wake

Waging Nonviolence by Peter Rugh | November 26, 2012 The Occupy Sandy Relief NYC distribution hub at Jacobi Church in Brooklyn. (batmanwi.com/Jenna Pope)  A month after Frankenstorm Sandy struck, battle lines are beginning to be drawn in the wreckage along New York … Continue reading

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‘Occupy Sandy’ Volunteers Grow Presence In Brooklyn

By Emily Smith, WLNY-TV 21 November 12 he Occupy Sandy volunteer movement by Occupy Wall Street members has been growing in Brooklyn. As CBS 2′s Emily Smith reported for WLNY-TV 10/55, the group has been helping to coordinate volunteers and … Continue reading

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Occupy Sandy Serves 10,000 Thanksgiving Meals

Chef Norman Kai Lee is preparing Thanksgiving dinner for hundreds. (photo: Mary Wang)   By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times 22 November 12   Shelters are bustling with volunteers serving holiday dinners as the arduous recovery continues. ‘It’s starting to … Continue reading

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Pipeline Protest Draws Pepper Spray From Deputies

By SAUL ELBEIN  24Nov   New York Times WELLS, Tex. — The first construction workers to arrive at TransCanada’s Keystone XL construction site on Monday morning found climbing ropes tied to their equipment. Three protesters had hung platforms from pine trees, hoisted … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street Gets Focused With a Splashy Debt-Relief Gala

New York Magazine 16Nov. Exactly one year after Occupy Wall Street’s eviction from Zuccotti Park, the movement hosted what may be its most focused and ingenious action ever. The People’s Bailout at the Manhattan club Le Poisson Rouge was part … Continue reading

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Occupy Sandy Offers Aid to Hurricane Victims

  By Gabrielle Alfiero, New York Times 10 November 12 Finding creative solutions for seemingly insurmountable problems is one of the things that Occupyhttp://occupywallst.org/article/occupy-sandy-wedding-registry/ does best, and Occupy Sandy has already taken that challenge and given it their own stamp. … Continue reading

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Occupy Sandy: Onetime protesters find new cause

  In this Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 photo, Benny Roman, volunteer and 30-year resident of Rockaway Park, in the Queens borough of New York, warms up as he eats soup at an outreach center called Yana (You are Never Alone) … Continue reading

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Occupy Leads Relief Efforts In Powerless Red Hook

Jessica Lustig, New York Magazine Lustig writes: “As the lights come back on in lower Manhattan, the power imbalance in parts of the city worst hit by Sandy is more literal than ever.” READ MORE

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Is Occupy Wall Street Outperforming the Red Cross in Hurricane Relief?

By Katherine Goldstein, Slate Magazine 05 November 12   n Sunset Park, a predominantly Mexican and Chinese neighborhood in South Brooklyn, St. Jacobi’s Church was one of the go-to hubs for people who wanted to donate food, clothing, and warm … Continue reading

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OCCUPY SANDY

November 3, 2012 Posted by Larissa MacFarquhar Belle Harbor, Queens, about halfway along the Rockaway peninsula, is four blocks across at its widest point—a splinter of East-West streets on a spit of land between the bay and the sea. Now that … Continue reading

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