This week has seen some of the most horrific assaults on women's rights and health care for women in decades...
Opponents of an Arizona proposal to limit birth control coverage sent knitted uteri with large, glued-on plastic eyes to more than 12 state lawmakers in clear plastic bags. Each gift was accompanied by a letter from a woman who is against the
OccupyOurHomes is working with a Minneapolis family in an effort to try to save their home from foreclosure by USBank: John Vinje and Lucinda Adams-Vinje bought their home in 2008 for 148,000. Their payment was roughly $1,300 per month on
On March 24th, mock corporate polluters set up shop at UN headquarters to promote their false solutions to the climate crisis. In an attempt to capitalize on the "occupy" brand, corporate representatives erected an "illegal occupation" of
This is from October 2011: 92 year old Pete Seeger marched down Broadway to Occupy Columbus Circle in solidarity with the 99% Occupy Wall Street. That's Guy Davis on the harmonica, David Amram, Arlo Guthrie, Tom Chapin, Stephan Said, Matt
Occupy action in Boston on Wednesday for public transportation: Public transportation is a right and must be accessible to all. Service cuts and fare hikes will have a devastating and disproportionate impact on low-income communities,
Zombie attired protesters that included doctors and nurses marched through downtown Los Angeles to bring awareness to single payer healthcare legislation SB 810. The march comes at a time when the Supreme Court is discussing the
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Spring Training is a series of weekly Friday afternoon exercises developed by the Occupy Wall Street Direct Action Work Group to improve communication, coordination, and build team spirit in marches leading up to May Day. The weekly exercises culminate in the "People's Gong" in front of the New York Stock Exchange, an action designed to raise the voices of the 99% in contrast to the NYSE's closing bell representing the 1%.
In the video above, you'll see a 29-year-old woman die alone on the cold, concrete floor of a jail cell after pleading with hospital staff and police for help. She had already been to two other hospitals seeking help for the pain after what she thought was triggered by a sprained ankle. On her last day alive, she finally complained about her and refused to leave the hospital. The hospital had her arrested.