Tues Dec 6th: What can you do to spotlight home foreclosure crisis?

Occupy Wall Street and the national occupy movement are confronting the issue of home foreclosures. This is part of a national kick-off for a new frontier for the occupy movement: the liberation of vacant bank-owned homes for those in need. Look for events in your town. Think about ways you could help families in need […]

Occupy Portland explains the big picture…

KW writes: I have to admit, I am having trouble keeping up with the occupy movement, I feel at a loss to know how to help. “What are they doing now?”, I wonder to myself. And, I think the answer is that most of the occupies are digging in, doing the nitty gritty work of […]

Celebrate Bank Transfer Day on Long Island

Bank Transfer Day, November 5th, is on a Saturday. So, if you can get yourself into the city, to gather with the masses at Occupy Wall Street who support this, please do. Though, if you want to stay closer to home, there are also Long Island events. My favorite one is the occupation in Patchogue. […]

Occupy Oakland update

Here are some reports I gathered by observing news reports and activist LiveStreams last night and this morning: The overall Occupy Oakland General Strike was peaceful. During the afternoon and early hours, there were some reports of people ahead of the march doing graffiti, etc. But, it seems that peacekeepers from the march actually stopped […]

Opinion on Occupy Wall Street: Why is this happening?

KW writes: Below are excerpts of an excellent story from the BBC, which focuses on the English and the American occupations. It is a great story to answer the question, “Why are they occupying Wall Street?” and “Why is Occupy Wall Street so successful, and spreading so fast?” (excerpt from) BBC ‘Occupy’ is a response […]

The grassroots in Chicago sends a message with 7,000 demonstrators

(excerpt from) Truthout Community Groups, Labor and Occupy Chicago Protest Mortgage Bankers Association, Seven Thousand Strong Wednesday 12 October 2011 by Yana Kunichoff When the Mortgage Bankers Association decided to hold their annual conference in Chicago, they weren’t counting on a welcome committee. What they got was more than 7,000 protesters taking over the road […]

Former Governor may visit Occupy Wall Street

KW writes: I am not a Spitzer fan, but these comments sure are interesting and enlightening. (excerpt from) Capital New York Spitzer wants a petition to dump Geithner… Oct 12, 2011 [Former New York Governor] Eliot Spitzer told a crowded room he was a big supporter of the Occupy Wall Street protests taking place a […]

Golden Calf Spoofs Wall Street Bull: An Occupy Wall Street Video

Link to a photo of the Golden Calf at Flickr: here. About the video:

10/4 Occupy Wall Street Update: Today’s events, tomorrow’s plan

Tuesday 10/4: Economist Richard Wolff spoke at Liberty Square. He said some very clear and hopeful things about the power of the people to invent a new system that would be better than capitalism. A late night (10:45pmish) serenade by Jeff Mangum of Neutral Milk Hotel. My friend Rose Zacchi from Long Island was on […]

What’s going on at Wall Street today?

Update! Tuesday, November 15, 2011: Mayor Bloomberg and NYPD evicted protesters from Liberty Square. Judge issued court order that should not be/have been evicted. Bloomberg defying order (under guise of reading paperwork). Hearing at 11am. Meanwhile, folks gathering at 6th and Canal AND Foley Square. Zucotti Park seems to be closed this morning. (Update at […]

Blow by Blow: Brooklyn Bridge “taken” by Occupy Wall Street *

Want to understand exactly what happened on the Brooklyn Bridge yesterday? GO HERE for Excellent coverage by D. Eris at Poli-Tea website. Excerpt only below (The Poli-Tea website has eyewitness accounts, photo, and video)…Over 700 Arrested in Occupy Wall Street Protest as Movement Continues to Grow Across the Country (The link for this excellent coverage […]

How to donate to Wikileaks (and story about Bank of America attack)

Kimberly writes: Bank of America has stopped processing donations it “believes” are intended for Wikileaks. Story here and at bottom.Wikileaks responds (see Twitter announcements in the middle of this post.) So…if you want to defend Free Speech, protect your right to spend your own money without interference from the corporate-elite-military-industrial-complex, and send a donation to […]

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