Wed. Feb 29th Occupy actions: 70 Cities Nationwide Stand up to Corporate Greed and ALEC (plus Long Island area events)

Listing for Occupy Long Island events in Shirley and Huntington on Friday afternoon are posted: here and below. Informative (and amusing) update about NYPD preparations for the occupy event in NYC today (Feb 29): here. LiveStream of events in Spain: here (Please watch if you can, action all over Spain. And, at Wed 10am EST, […]

Occupy Wall Street (NYC) MLK Day Events

OCCUPY WALL STREET RECLAIMS THE DREAM: CONTINUING MARTIN LUTHER KING’S FIGHT FOR ECONOMIC JUSTICE On the eve of his assassination, Martin Luther King launched a campaign against economic injustice, calling for an encampment on the lawns of Washington D.C. — much like the Occupy encampments across the country today. On January 16th, Occupy Wall Street […]

Poem for the 99% by Josh Healey of OccupyCal

Thanks to Roger at News for Greens for the story and video link. When Hope Comes Back (A Poem for the 99%) when Hope comes back he will be more than a campaign slogan and a face on a poster faded red, white, and blue he will not come from a presidential palace bought and […]

Wisconsin union files unfair labor practices charge against Walker (+ link to full complaint)

See bottom of this post for link to live stream of Governor Scott Walker’s Tuesday speech to legislature… (excerpt from) Journal Sentinel on-line WSEU files unfair labor practice charge against Walker by Don Walker of the Journal Sentinel / Feb. 28, 2011 12:43 p.m The Wisconsin State Employees Union on Monday filed an unfair labor […]

Sunday afternoon: Wisconsin protest update

excerpt from www.msnbc.com at about 6-m Sunday: Hundreds defy order to vacate Wisconsin Capitol At issue is Gov. Scott Walker’s bill to strip public workers of collective bargaining rights MADISON, Wis. — About 200 protesters have left the Wisconsin Capitol, but many more have remained behind in defiance of a 4 p.m. deadline… Capitol police […]

Wisconsin: 100,000 rally PLUS police join protesters inside the Capitol

from Common Dreams 100,000 Strong In Madison: “We Fish Through Ice” by Abby Zimet / Feb 26, 2011, 8:30 PM In reportedly the largest rally in the history of Madison, over 100,000 people packed the Capitol Square for a “Rally for Workers’ Rights” Saturday as a snowstorm raged and Peter Yarrow played. The AFL-CIO live-streams […]

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