Occupy Oakland and others call for a shutdown of all west coast ports on December 12th

When Occupy Oakland called for a general strike on November 2nd, they were able to shut down the Port of Oakland. It was a great moment for the power of the people, the power of the 99%, and the cause of the occupation. Now, many of the west coast occupations have gotten together in an […]

Occupy DC arrests beg question: Who can fix foreclosure problem — occupiers or our government?

How can you help bring attention to foreclosures. Story about Dec 6th Day of Action on Foreclosures: here. Occupy DC built a wood structure for warmth and meetings. Police evicted them and made 31 arrests. That story at CNN: here. Why did Occupy DC build a wood structure in McPherson Square? That story at Occupy […]

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 […]

What’s happening on Wall Street? OWS celebrates Nov 17th

Links and some updates from the N17 March: Watch the action LIVE here: 99% UStream: here. OR Global Revolution LIVE: here Live Blogging updates at OccupyWallSt.org: here Live Blogging at The Guardian UK: here. 9:40am update: Evidently the NY Stock Exchange Opening Bell rang on time. The DOW/DJIA, NASDAQ and S&P have been down so […]

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 […]

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 […]

It can happen to you: Author Naomi Wolf arrested on sidewalk

Naomi Wolf is a feminist author. She was attending an event honoring New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. When she saw demonstrators out front, protesting Cuomo’s objection to a NY millionaire’s tax, she joined with them. Then, she was arrested. The Guardian UK has the story in Naomi Wolf’s own words: (excerpt from) Guardian UK Naomi […]

In NY: Democratic Party Governor defies public, will stand with Republicans to oppose millionaire’s tax

Update on 10/19/2011: While one organization tried to honor Andrew Cuomo, Occupy Wall Street protesters gathered outside. An attendee, feminist author Naomi Wolf, realized their point, and she was arrested for standing on the sidewalk to draw attention to Cuomo’s objection to the millionaire’s tax. Great video! She was arrested in her fancy dress for […]

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