Occupy Wall Street (NYC) MLK Day Events

OCCUPY WALL STREET RECLAIMS THE DREAM: CONTINUING MARTIN LUTHER KING’S FIGHT FOR ECONOMIC JUSTICE On the eve of his assassination, Martin Luther King launched a campaign against economic injustice, calling for an encampment on the lawns of Washington D.C. — much like the Occupy encampments across the country today. On January 16th, Occupy Wall Street […]

Foley Square: Occupy Wall Street tells Prez and Attorney General: No Immunity Deal for Crooks

Update, Saturday at 3:46pm: Police…are blocking sidewalks, shoving people, using netting. Please go support occupiers at Foley Square or at least observe on Live Stream. We must watch over our democracy! Occupy NYC Live Stream: http://www.livestream.com/occupynyc (Live comes in and out, in between, showing a meeting room scene) Global Revolution Live Stream for NYC: http://www.livestream.com/occupywallstnyc […]

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. […]

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 […]

People’s Trial of Goldman Sachs: Brought to you by Occupy Wall Street and WBAI

Update: This trial and action happened. Protesters chanted “Goldman Sucks”. Chris Hedges and Reverend Billy were arrested as part of the anti-Goldman Sachs demonstration. Story at The Gothamist: here. Note that this event is just in time to get people thinking about Bank Transfer Day on Saturday, November 5th! WBAI 120 Wall Street 10th Floor: […]

LOL! and HURRAH! – OWS spawns an “I’m getting arrested” app

( If you do not know what an “app” is, and you get arrested, make sure you shout your full name to folks around you, and consider calling the National Lawyers Guild at: 212-679-6018 ) (excerpt from) USA Today Occupy Wall Street protesters now have a free app (cellphone program application) to alert others if […]

Pete Seeger & Arlo to March With Wall Street Protesters & Do Midnight Concert

Link to video of Pete Seeger and friends singing “We Shall Overcome” at Columbus Circle: here. To see OWS Live Stream NYC, which is planning on broadcast the concert, go: here. Really great music from Tao and friends at Youtube: here. Iconic folk singer Pete Seeger and his grandson Tao will become the latest notable […]

Videos: Tom Morello (of Rage Against The Machine) performs at Occupy Wall Street

Tom Morello at Occupy Wall Street Tom Morello (of Rage Against The Machine fame) performed at Occupy Wall Street in Liberty Park today, Thursday, October 13th. Morello told the demonstrators, “My friends call me The Nightwatchman. You can call me The Nightwatchman.” This happened less than two hours ago, and the Youtube views on some […]

Occupy Movement: Tension in Boston TONIGHT

At the Occupy Boston website you can find a press release about tonight’s situation, and their strategy. The main point: Everyone who can, come join them ASAP! In Boston, the occupation demonstrators had been somewhat successful holding down the first park they chose. Tonight, they have tried to expand to another park. The Boston Police […]

Media Reports: Al Sharpton to speak at Occupy Wall Street

Brief updates on Occupy Wall Street for today:

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:

Update on occupations (tension tonight at midnight or 1am?)

Two interesting updates: In NYC: The Occupy Wall Street folks have branched out to Washington Square Park (about 3o blocks away). It appears they will try to have two occupation/encampments in NYC. The NYPD seems to think that Washington Square Park closes at midnight tonight, Saturday 10/8/2011. The NYCL seems to think it closes at […]

Yom Kippur Service at Occupy Wall Street

Please share with folks who may be interested… From: Jews for Racial and Economic Justice www.jfrej.org Kol Nidre at Wall Street When: Friday, October 7th, 7-10pm Where: Zuccotti Park

10/5/2011 Occupy Wall Street: 8:45pm update

A protester/journalist is tweeting live here: https://twitter.com/#!/PennyRed Reports that 20 people were arrested. Reports that police were macing and pepper-spraying swaths of people. On the LIVE STREAM, it looks quiet. Not sure if that is just one area. Well, I think they are currently arresting one person. I hear them chanting “What’s your name?” and […]

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