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    Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? eBook

    Reflections on Occupy Wall Street, with photos, fun, and good wishes for the future. eBook, Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? (Only $.99 !) In the eBook, the Occupy movement is explored through original reporting, photographs, cartoons, poetry, essays, and reviews.The collection of essays and blog posts records the unfolding of Occupy into the culture from September 2011 to the present.  Authors Kimberly Wilder and Ian Wilder were early supporters of Occupy, using their internet platforms to communicate the changes being created by the American Autumn.

    The eBook is currently available on Amazon for Kindle;  Barnes & Noble Nook ; Smashwords independent eBook seller; and a Kobo for 99 cents and anyone can read it using their Kindle/Nook Reader, smart phone, or computer.

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Is there a coming Reverse Mortgage Crisis?

there is increased pressure by the banks to make the reverse mortgage market work like the disastrous pre-collapse sub-prime market.

Books for Earth Day (From an environmentally-conscious bookstore!)

Our friends over at Chelsea Green sis having an Earth Day Sale with Selected Titles 25% Off. Below are some of the books that looked especially tasty!

99% Choir Goes Caroling and Forecloses on Bank of America

Long Islanders Occupy Black Friday: November 25, 2011 at Smith Haven Mall

Thanksgiving 2012 Update: Black Friday Nov 23, 2012 Long Island peace, justice, and occupy groups demonstrate in front of Walmart on Middle Country Road in Centereach (near Smith Haven Mall) More info: here. _______________________ Update:Photos from Occupy Black Friday 2011 on Long Island at Flickr: here. _________________________ Occupy Black Friday Friday, November 25, 2011 12:00 […]

Celebrate Bank Transfer Day on Long Island

Bank Transfer Day, November 5th, is on a Saturday. So, if you can get yourself into the city, to gather with the masses at Occupy Wall Street who support this, please do. Though, if you want to stay closer to home, there are also Long Island events. My favorite one is the occupation in Patchogue. […]

Goldman Sachs Sucks! – Chris Hedges and Reverend Billy arrested at protest

(excerpt from) The Gothamist Protesters Arrested Outside Goldman Sachs Include Author Chris Hedges, Reverend Billy Over a dozen Occupy Wall Street protesters were arrested today outside Goldman Sachs, where they had marched with 300 others after holding a mock trial of CEO Lloyd Blankfein. Among those arrested were performance artist gadfly Reverend Billy and author […]

Today! Transfer your funds to a credit union! 10/20 is a special day for Occupy Wall Street

See our post at Peace Couple for information and links on how to celebrate International Credit Union Day with the folks at Occupy Wall Street. Today, October 20, 2011, move your money – savings account, checking account, etc. – to a credit union instead of a megabank. It’s easy! Moving your own money is a […]

In NY: Democratic Party Governor defies public, will stand with Republicans to oppose millionaire’s tax

Update on 10/19/2011: While one organization tried to honor Andrew Cuomo, Occupy Wall Street protesters gathered outside. An attendee, feminist author Naomi Wolf, realized their point, and she was arrested for standing on the sidewalk to draw attention to Cuomo’s objection to the millionaire’s tax. Great video! She was arrested in her fancy dress for […]

Opinion on Occupy Wall Street: Why is this happening?

KW writes: Below are excerpts of an excellent story from the BBC, which focuses on the English and the American occupations. It is a great story to answer the question, “Why are they occupying Wall Street?” and “Why is Occupy Wall Street so successful, and spreading so fast?” (excerpt from) BBC ‘Occupy’ is a response […]

Golden Calf Spoofs Wall Street Bull: An Occupy Wall Street Video

Link to a photo of the Golden Calf at Flickr: here. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=reFVS39dQ-E] About the video:

Occupy Wall Street: Some fakers and confusion

When you start getting attention and winning, of course, the 1% will try to smack you down. So, far there have been two very bold attempts to co-opt the Occupy Wall Street message:

Occupy Wall Street declarations: One demand, twenty grievances, lots of consensus

Comparison of the two sets of demands/grievances published by Occupy Wall Street by Kimberly Wilder 10/4/2011 The first document I will refer to as the “One Demand Document” The second document I will refer to as the “Grievances Document” To see both documents in text, go to my previous post: here. Up front, I would […]

What’s going on at Wall Street today?

Update! Tuesday, November 15, 2011: Mayor Bloomberg and NYPD evicted protesters from Liberty Square. Judge issued court order that should not be/have been evicted. Bloomberg defying order (under guise of reading paperwork). Hearing at 11am. Meanwhile, folks gathering at 6th and Canal AND Foley Square. Zucotti Park seems to be closed this morning. (Update at […]

Chris Hedges at Occupy Wall Street (transcript and link)

Chris Hedges speaks with the first incarnation of Occupy Wall Street. Link to a youtube of the Chris Hedges interview: here. (An interview on Sunday Morning 9/25/2011. Ended at about 12:15pm) Chris Hedges stopped by the Occupy Wall Street encampment, and after a slow start, they fed him excellent questions. Great stuff. Sorry for the […]