Occupy Wall Street: No Demand is Big Enough →
1khours: Read and share please. The paradigm is shifting!!!! Be a part of it =) “We protest not only at our exclusion from the American Dream; we protest at its bleakness. If it cannot include everyone on earth, every ecosystem and bioregion, every people and culture in its richness; if the wealth of one must be the debt of another; if it entails sweatshops and underclasses and fracking and all...
Police Disguise Protest Sabotage As Public Safety →
unicornsideoflife: Occupy has also served as a reminder of the ever-present police state, which rather than acting to “serve and protect,” oftentimes crushes and suppresses freedom of expression. We’ve witnessed this in obvious, overt, batshit crazy behavior like police using horses to stampede into a Times Square crowd, and when Oakland police turned their city into a war zone. But there are...
RIGHT NOW- police in riot gear ended Occupy... →
occupybuffalo: “They gave us no verbal warning whatsoever, they grabbed anybody who stood in their way even if their hands were up, threw them to the ground and arrested them. we asked repeatedly if we could have a few minutes to collect our personal belongings and they had nothing to say, absolute silence,” said Roloff. Police said the tents are illegal encampments. There is of course now...
This is why we are protesting: Growing speculation... →
youthiswasted: Reporter Greg Mitchell of The Nation noted the speculation regarding the the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was behind the crackdowns on the #occupy encampments across the country this past week. He notes that this theory could explain why mayors - such as in Oakland - appear weak and… It could be. Even if the DHS was involved, so were all the officials who sat back...
This is why we are protesting: Media misdirection,... →
youthiswasted: Within the media, there’s a saying that you need a good publicist to get a story in the news, but a great publicist to keep it out of the news. The coordinated nationwide police crackdowns against the protests - and the brutal methods used against civilians - has not merited substantial…
Occupy Earth: Nature Is the 99%, Too | Common... →
… Because I love my planet, and just like us, who need this planet, I don’t think it should suffer from the evils of the few.
Jean Quan's About-Face: Oakland Mayor Now Supports... →
purv-dog: This is rather incredible. Oakland Mayor Jean Quan released a statement late last night saying she now supports the Occupy Oakland protesters and will minimize police presence for the time being. The statement comes less than 48 hours after local police used excessive force against protesters, including rubber bullets, stun grenades, sound cannons, and tear gas. One protester, an Iraq...
knowapower: The system is corrupt, yet I see people endorsing. The system is destructive, yet I see people supporting it. The system creates illness, yet I see people nursing it. The system is wrong, yet I see people furthering it.
Oakland Police Use Rubber Bullets, Flash Grenades,...
((This happened earlier today, attached is a livestream video. Don’t just take my word for it, look all around for more information. here’s an article:: Late last night, Oakland police, under orders from the city, began surrounding the Occupy Oakland encampment in preparation to oust the protesters from Frank Ogawa Plaza. Approximately an hour ago, hundreds of Oakland police officers...