Occupy Broadway…started 6pm 12/2, goes to 6pm Sat 12/3

Some photos at Flickr: here. Lots of fun. There will be puppets! And, some famous acts like Yes Men are up. (Already performed were Penny Arcade, Reno, and Reverend Billy). The occupiers are at 50th and Broadway. You have to look for the huddle to find them. Some clowns, and corporate zombies, and cool signs […]

200 arrested at Occupy LA

It is always helpful to go to the source when our colleagues face hardship. Here is the website for Occupy LA, to keep posted, and find action alerts: www.occupylosangeles.org/ It is often interesting to see coverage from sources outside the United States. The Guardian UK has been closely covering the occupations. Though, I found their […]

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 […]

Goldman Sachs Sucks! – Chris Hedges and Reverend Billy arrested at protest

(excerpt from) The Gothamist Protesters Arrested Outside Goldman Sachs Include Author Chris Hedges, Reverend Billy Over a dozen Occupy Wall Street protesters were arrested today outside Goldman Sachs, where they had marched with 300 others after holding a mock trial of CEO Lloyd Blankfein. Among those arrested were performance artist gadfly Reverend Billy and author […]

Article: Who are the Occupy Wall Street protesters? (including political breakdown)

There is an article in the NY Times that reveals a Fordham professor’s survey of Occupy Wall Street demonstrators. Thanks to Independent Political Report for the story. Summary of question about political party identification. Of 301 adults who responded: 39% said they did not identify with any political party 24% said they were Democrats 11% […]

A SECOND formation of Occupy Wall Street in NYC

KW writes: I first got word of this news through an e-mail from The SoHo Journal. I double-checked, and it is on the official website occupywallst.org The organization that meets to organize for Occupy Wall Street (ie: make lists of demands, organize committees, etc.) is The New York City General Assembly. Now, there will be […]

Occupy Wall Street: Some fakers and confusion

When you start getting attention and winning, of course, the 1% will try to smack you down. So, far there have been two very bold attempts to co-opt the Occupy Wall Street message:

Occupy Wall Street finally releases their one demand

Demands Update 10/2/2011: Directly below, is the first list of demands, as presented on September 22, 2011 by Occupation Wall Street. There is a new document. The link for a new document, agreed to on September 29, 2011 and published on September 30, 2011 is available at the NYC General Assembly website HERE, and in […]

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