This Saturday – March 24 – Occupy in NYC

Also, Sat. March 24th on Long Island: A peace, justice, occupy event 12:15 in Port Jefferson Info: here. ____________________ Let Freedom Spring! NYPD Police Commissioner Ray Kelly must resign! The 1%’s police proxies have been attempting to suppress our peaceful protests, sparking a response we haven’t seen since last September. But we need your help! […]

Monday: Lots of stuff happening. Police in Oakland cleared out camp and made arrests.

Plan for Oakland on Monday. As announced at Occupy Oakland: “The plan now is to reconverge at the Oakland Main Public Library at 14th Street and Madison at 4pm” [That is 7pm EST, for folks in NY who wish to observe and offer phone support] _____________________ There are updates and some lists of phone numbers […]

Message from Scott Olsen, Vet for Peace injured at Occupy Oakland protests

(excerpt from) SF Appeal Former Marine Injured In #OccupyOakland Demonstration Releases Statement A former U.S. Marine injured in Occupy Oakland demonstrations last month released his first public statement on Sunday after he was released from the hospital last week. [Scott] Olsen posted the statement on Google Plus Sunday morning, accompanied by a picture of himself […]

All I Want For Christmas Is An Occupation

All I Want For Christmas Is An Occupation by Kimberly Wilder Let’s not have Christmas. Let’s have an occupation. I will tell you what made me think of that plan. I was reading about peaceful protesters being arrested in Cleveland last night. Occupy Cleveland has been trying to work with the police and get permits […]

Oppression can be subtle: Hang in there for Occupy Wall Street

PLEASE TAKE ACTION TO STOP EVICTION TOMORROW — Be there Friday, October 14th at 6am 1) In NYC: Call 311 and tell Bloomberg to support our right to assemble and to not interfere with #OWS. (Long Island and all out of town call 212-NEW-YORK/212-639-9675) 2) Come to #OWS on FRIDAY AT 6AM to defend the […]

BART protest in progress in San Francisco: Can you hear me now?

Update: Info on how BART and the San Francisco community are dealing with the cell-phone and Free Speech issue can be found at an 8/17/2011 article at The Oakland Tribune/Inside Bay Area: here. ____________ Stay up to date about BART / San Francisco subway protest at The San Francisco Examiner Twitter: here. Update from SFE […]

FBI arrests groups that allegedly hacked Visa, when do they arrest the banks?

Kimberly writes: Okay…so the FBI has gone after hackers, who messed with the financial system by hacking at Visa, Mastercard and PayPal… But, when does the FBI arrest the executives at those firms, who jeopardized our banking system by making arbitrary decisions to stop processing donations to Wikileaks? When does someone officially punish or arrest […]

Debating Taboos by Ralph Nader (via Dandelion Salad)

Dandelion Salad by Ralph Nader The Nader Page July 5, 2011 The first nationally televised debate (C-SPAN) on the subject of mandatory voting, or voting duty, occurred in Washington D.C. on June 27, 2011 (watch it at: http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/DebateonMa). Why did it take so long? Because discussing this topic has been a taboo in electora … Read […]

If you want freedom: Make sure your government and your bank isn’t stealing it from someone else

(excerpt from) The Tech Herald Cablegate: Visa and MasterCard face legal problems over WikiLeaks blockade Full story: here. by Steve Ragan – Jul 3 2011, 03:25 After more than six months of preparation, WikiLeaks and DataCell are moving forward with a lawsuit, looking to end the financial blockade brought by Visa and MasterCard. According to […]

How to donate to Wikileaks (and story about Bank of America attack)

Kimberly writes: Bank of America has stopped processing donations it “believes” are intended for Wikileaks. Story here and at bottom.Wikileaks responds (see Twitter announcements in the middle of this post.) So…if you want to defend Free Speech, protect your right to spend your own money without interference from the corporate-elite-military-industrial-complex, and send a donation to […]

Wikileaks Song: The time they drove ol’ Julian down…

Update: 12/18/2010: To send donations to Wikileaks (without using the companies which have attacked them) look here and at bottom of this post…

Take personal action for Wikileaks and Free Speech

Supporting Wikileaks, Freedom of the Press, Whistleblowers, and Julian Assange Just heard about a way to support Wikileaks that is proactive, legal, and easy. Anyone on-line can be part of this grassroots, group energy for Wikileaks and journalist Julian Assange. People who believe in Wikileaks and Free Speech are supposed to help get the words […]

Just got off the phone with my bank…supporting Julian Assange and free speech

Kimberly writes: Thought I would share this exhilarating, though shaky, feeling, while it is still fresh. I just got off the phone with my local bank. I am so shocked, angered, and aggravated that Visa, Mastercard, Paypal, and other bank/money companies have stopped allowing donations to Wikileaks. How dare they pile on arbitrarily to a […]

Columbia University struggles with the Wikileaks question…

Latest advice to students of the international program is to YES study Wikileaks. Full story: here.

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