Occupy movement

In Upset, Socialist Wins Seat On Seattle City Council
Occupy Wall St's Kshama Sawant Claims Seat on Seattle City Council Read more...
Aug 21-25: Occupy Wall Street (Inter) National Gathering: Decolonize The 99%
It’s the second annual gathering of the Occupy movement and allies—the first was in Philadelphia June 30 to July 5, 2012. We promise a full-bodied 5-day event with emphasis on the colonization of this country by corporations—an important public event with creative activism, parades, and, most importantly, the People being heard. Read more...
What if the real benefit of the surveillance state is to crush political dissent? Read more...
We, the National Gathering Working Group 2013, propose a National Gathering of the Occupy Movement, and peoples’ movements worldwide, in Kalamazoo Michigan... Read more...

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Two weeks after Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc across the Northeast, and more than a week after power returned to Lower Manhattan, many public housing residents in Brooklyn’s Coney Island were still without electricity, heat and hot water. Read more...
I've noticed that a lot of people think the Occupy movement has simply fallen apart. Absolutely not true: After Hurricane Sandy, they used the contacts with community organizations they've developed on housing issues to help set up a broad range Read more...
Chris Hedges at Culture Project's IMPACT 2012 Festival from Deep Dish TV on Vimeo. Chris Hedges, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, author, and war correspondent speaks about his latest book, "Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt", Read more...
Bill O'Reilly's been on a hell of a tear this week attacking the Occupy Wall Street movement. On this Monday's show, he was calling them "terrorists" because a protester was giving him a hard time while watching a show on Broadway. Our friends over at News Hounds have more on that and O'Reilly's double standard when it comes to what sort of protesters he likes. Read more...
Paul Krugman is doing the rounds on his book tour (I saw him here in Philadelphia Tuesday night—yeah, I'm a dork, I got him to autograph my copy) and here he is on Democracy Now! to pound the drum for government spending. Oddly enough, Read more...