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    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.

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Action alert: Don’t let News12 throw away community comments

See a sample letter and News12 contact info at the bottom of this post. News clips below. News 12 created a community format to broadcast a recent “State of the County” message by Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy. According to Newsday, an aid at Steve Levy’s office gave a call to News12 and shut that […]

Al Sharpton: Live streaming re: The Post

It’s 5:28pm EST. Press conference over. Still lots of people and chanting. Interesting to watch. 5:30pm. I think live streaming is turned off? Notes below. http://www.tmz.com/2009/02/20/sharpton-calls-in-reinforcements/ Great coverage. Live streaming of the demonstration at the NY Post, and press conference with Al Sharpton and others. Al Sharpton  is discussing the waiver for Murdoch to have […]

Inauguration: Ending Prayer/Benediction by Reverend Joseph Lowery

Live blogging of the Inauguration by Kimberly Wilder (one green’s perspective): Joseph E. Lowery did the ending prayer/benediction. Reverend Lowery was inspired and entertaining. [Here is a link to the Joseph E. Lowery Institute for Justice & Human Rights.] He spoke of “inclusion, not exclusion” and “tolerance, not intolerance.” This seemed like a hidden message […]

Barack Obama sworn in…

Barack Obama was sworn in by John G. Roberts, Jr., Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Both the justice and Barack Obama used his whole middle name, “Barack Hussein Obama.” I am glad for that. It was rumored he might shorten it to “H” because of the controversy of his middle name being […]

Barack Obama arriving at the viewing area of the Inauguration…

The chants are “O-bama!” “O-bama!”. A crew of dignataries and planners comes out. Diane Feinstein gets a loud, warm greeting. Nancy Pelosi got a pretty positive shout out, I think mixed with reservations (but I am not clear.) Obama comes from behind the doors. Amy Goodman notes the first hug is for Congressman John Lewis. […]

George Bush goes to the seating area…

As I have said before, it is such a festive day, and people are so happy for Barack Obama and the politeness bestowed upon him, there are even some warm feelings about George Bush today. (Let’s think about indicting him for war crimes next week.) But, I was thinking how happy he must be today, […]

Inauguration Day: Alice Walker and Amy Goodman comment on Democracy Now!

Okay, I think I am somewhat grassroots to have been watching the events on C-Span, which is an organization that the government caused the cable companies to set up to “give back” to Americans by providing coverage of government meetings, etc. Though, I guess the most progressive place to watch is on “Democracy Now” on […]

Inauguration Day: Former Presidents arrive

It is so interesting to have modern technology and cameras everywhere. (oh, coverage is at www.c-span.org and at www.democracynow.org) George Bush, Sr. said out loud what should probably never be said on a day of ceremony. George Bush and Barbara Bush were walking down a hall, they stopped a moment, George Bush, Sr. looked around […]

Inauguration Watch: The embarkment of the motorcade

More live blogging from one green’s perspective: KW: Can’t help but notice the beautiful and imposing tree on the White House lawn, that watches over the sleek, black limos and their flashing lights. Interesting how the characters went over two-by-two with their counterparts. Lynne Cheney seemed to be exuding friendship and that kind of cozy, […]

The Bidens

The Bidens have gone into the White House. Mrs. Biden has on a bright, crimson coat. She also has on shiny, high boots. They look a little wild for a Vice President’s wife. But, suppose she gets more leighway than the First Lady. Mrs. Bush welcomed them. Hmmm….I did not see George Bush…but it is […]

C-Span announces: National Mall reaches capacity and is closed

C-Span coverage and live video: here. It’s Inauguration Day at 9:17am. The National Mall has reached capacity and is closed. Based on the estimate of how much it holds, C-Span thinks that is a record turnout. Looking forward to crowd estimates. Looking at crowd scenes on C-Span, I do not see any demonstrators. I imagine […]

Obama children did not go to church service

[This is odds and ends coverage from live blogging about the Inauguration…] The Obama children – Sasha and Malia – did not go to the Inauguration Day Prayer Service/Church Service. I was wondering if they were in a different car or had gone with relatives. At their age, many young people would not go to […]

Ocassional Live Comments on the Inauguration Events

from Kimberly: As I am home today, I will do some live blogging of the events of the day. I come to this from being a green who is somewhat sceptical of Obama’s platform; an environmentalist, an activist (who is interested in seeing if there are any demonstrators, ie: for peace in Afghanistan or peace […]