Saturday morning: Occupy DC being unfairly evicted

Check back at Occupy DC throughout the week to see what kind of support and follow up actions they request: Occupy DC: here. Link and streaming video at Occupy Wall Street: here. (LOL! The ad at UStream is for Capitol One Bank. Defy them by putting your money in a credit union or community bank […]

What happened in Oakland on Saturday: Good information on the Occupy Oakland situation

Many people are questioning what happened with Occupy Oakland on Saturday, January 28th. Below is some information, including a fairly objective article from The Christian Science Monitor, and a link to the bail fund for folks who want to help the occupy activists who were arrested. (excerpt from) The Christian Science Monitor Weekend violence in […]

Arrest video from Pittsburgh: real or drama?

There were many arrests at the G-20 economic meeting protests in Pittsburgh yesterday. There is a video going around that says it is of a sudden arrest of a demonstrator from the G-20. I am currently seeking information such as the name of the person arrested or his friends. But, people on youtube are asking […]

Protests against IMF and World Bank

Two stories about the World Bank/IMF protests today. One for background. The other from this afternoon about a clash with protesters and police. Story One – Background: Guardian UK: A detailed article (perhaps a little too accepting of the government line on the economy: here. “G7 finance chiefs predict recovery from economic crisis will begin […]

Judge empathizes with Sean Bell protest and Al Sharpton

Well, not entirely. Kimberly writes: As you may recall, Al Sharpton was among civil rights leaders who, in May 2008, protested in NYC over the police shooting and killing of unarmed bridegroom Sean Bell.  The protest was successful in that it was big, non-violent, and had an impact on New York City traffic. While most […]