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    Thinking about Hong Kong? Reflections on the previous,NYS/US phase of the occupy/democracy spirit. 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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Protests continue for Brooklyn teen shot by NYPD

Kimani “Kiki” Gray, age 16, was shot by police on Saturday night. Protests and vigils are continuing in his neighborhood. There is an excellent story at Gothamist (hat tip to Occupy Wall St NYC Twitter for the link). Excerpt below. The whole story gives interesting details, and perspectives from the family, neighborhood, and status quo. […]

NYCLU Sues NYPD Over Arrest for Filming Stop-and-Frisk

The New York Civil Liberties Union today filed a federal lawsuit challenging the NYPD’s unlawful arrest of a Brooklyn woman for recording a stop-and-frisk encounter in her Brooklyn neighborhood.

NYCLU: NYPD Stop-and-Frisk Panel is PR, Not Reform

In a story in The Wall Street Journal, the New York City Police Department (NYPD) has announced the creation of an advisory panel with 12 hand-picked representatives from the community as its response to the groundswell of opposition that has emerged against the Department’s unlawful and discriminatory stop-and-frisk program, a move dismissed by the leadership […]

Silent protest to end “stop and frisk”

Father’s Day is a wonderful day to stand up for ourselves and our neighbors. Hope you will consider going to this historic event. And, think about bringing your father along! Silent March To End Stop and Frisk Sunday, June 17th at 3pm in New York City (with buses from Long Island) The website for this […]

Stop NYPD Stop and Frisk? NYCLU has a App for That

NYCLU Releases “Stop and Frisk Watch” Phone App to Fight Back Against NYPD Stops The New York Civil Liberties Union today unveiled “Stop and Frisk Watch” – a free and innovative smart phone application that will empower New Yorkers to monitor police activity and hold the NYPD accountable for unlawful stop-and-frisk encounters and other police […]

NYCLU: Kelly’s Stop-and-Frisk Letter is PR, Not Reform

Until the mayor and police commissioner recognize that the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk program is fundamentally broken, the steps outlined today by NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly to “increase public confidence” in the Department will do nothing to reform a practice that regularly violates the constitutional rights of hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers from communities of color

NYCLU Finds NYPD Stop-and-Frisk Practices Ineffective & Racist

The New York Civil Liberties Union today released an analysis of new NYPD data that provides a detailed picture of the Police Department’s stop-and-frisk program, including new insights on the program’s stark racial disparities and its ineffectiveness in recovering illegal firearms.

Occupy Wall Street/May Day in NYC update (and crowd estimate)

Tues into Wed: 3:45 am update: Hundred of folks ended up in Zuccotti / Liberty Square Lots of press and good things happened on May Day in NYC Great slideshow (with signs and union contingents) at Examiner.com: here. 10:45pm – People are yelling to go to Zucotti Park! Update at 10:34pm:Police knocked someone down. As […]

A Poetic Scene On Wall Street: 14 arrests and one, really loud poet!

Follow on Live Video At www.ustream.tv/wearechange What a wonderful, beautiful, symbolic scene! Alex Carvalho is a poet-occupier who was arrested for starting a Mic Chec (which I think was a poem). As he was being arrested,  and carried away by two policemen, he shouted “Poetry will never die”. Now he is in the paddy wagon […]

Last Night: Police rise to new level of abuse and violence against Occupy demonstrators

Two things: One: I believe that one reason the NYPD was as arrogant and violent as they were last night, is because of new policies and legislation passed by Obama and Congress in the last few weeks. People need to slow down and check out what our entire government – both parties – have been […]

ACLU & NYCLU Call for Federal Probe Into Obama Funding NYPD Religious Profiling

The American Civil Liberties Union and the New York Civil Liberties Union today called for a federal investigation into the reported use of White House funds by the NYPD for its religious and racial profiling activities. Today the Associated Press reported that the NYPD used federal funds to support its surveillance of Muslim communities with […]

NYCLU Analysis Reveals Bloomberg NYPD Street Stops Soar 600%

NYCLU Analysis Reveals NYPD Street Stops Soar 600% Over Course of Bloomberg Administration http://wp.me/p24I1H-7ku @nyclu #frisk #nypd #bloomberg

Occupy Wall Street update: (Who did NYPD target last night?)

Sunday morning, January 1, 2012: I think this site is now streaming live in NYC: http://www.livestream.com/occupynyc2 Occupy Wall Street folks were definitely active until 5am on the streets. I think they are still gathered as of late morning, Sunday, January 1, 2012. Last night was a busy night in NYC. Hundreds of thousands of people […]

New video: Reflections on The People’s Library (OWSL)

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