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 […]

Thursday morning: Police make arrests in Norfolk around 9am, and more activity around 10:30am

Please consider following this on the Live Stream, so you can be a witness for democracy. Live Stream: here Also, you could call local officials and ask them to allow the occupation AND be compassionate to any protesters they encounter: Norfolk Chief of Police  757-664-3277 Norfolk Mayor  757-664-4679 (excerpt from) Hampton Roads local press Arrests […]

OWS and Politics: What should an occupier do on Election Day?

Kimberly writes: My personal suggestion for occupiers on Election Day: Write-in “Occupy”. Below are links to several interesting opinion pieces on voting and the occupy movement, plus some pull quotes and my own comments. I tried to see if I could find any trends or plans of occupiers to send a message on Election Day […]

OWS in NYC: Eviction Defense

There are rumors that Occupy Wall Street may soon be evicted from Liberty Square. I hope that a lot of onthewilderside readers and other activists will help “watch their back”. Please stay tuned here for information and action alerts. And, please consider using this cool opportunity and cool technology to be on the quick callout […]

All Eyes Needed: Cleveland, Ohio – Police moving in on demonstrators

Update 10/22/2011: About a dozen protesters arrested at Occupy Cleveland. Love this clip from an article: “Police dragged one protester to an awaiting van. But the others did not struggle or fight.” That quotation, and the images of a Cleveland protester being carried in the aire by police, make me think of, “Resistance of futile”. […]

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 […]

Morning After Update on Occupy Wall Street, and other occupies

KW writes: I watched both Occupy Live Streams (the nyc one, and the Global Revoultion one) on and off until 1am. Occupy Wall Street went to Washington Square Park for their Assembly. They decided as a group to leave. But (as CNN reports) 14 stayed peacefully in the empty fountain, and were arrested. Others were […]

Evicting Occupy Wall Street?: Update, video, and chant

PLEASE TAKE ACTION TO STOP EVICTION TOMORROW! 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 occupation from eviction. (Nearby subway stations: Cortland Street, […]

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 […]

50-100 people arrested at Occupy Boston (among them Harvard students)

A scan of the regular news headlines says 50 people were arrested last night, for trying to find more space at the park they are occupying in Boston. The Harvard student newspaper says 100. Link to the official, Occupy Boston website: here. It appears that a legal observer from The National Lawyer’s Guild was arrested, […]

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