The protests are part of a movement by labor unions, Democrats and other worker advocacy groups to raise pay in low-wage sectors.
The era of a New York City run by and for the 1% is coming to a close and it’s time for us to take to the streets and demand Bloomberg and his friends get out of the way.
Via OWS: Join us and pack the court on February 6 at 10:00 am, 40 Foley Square, Room 1005. This is a critical step in our case, Hedges v. Obama, and the stakes are high. We need your presence in court to show that Americans care about their
Tom Morello stirs the Occupy movement into action with a performance of "This Land is Your Land" in Foley Square ahead of Occupy Wall Street's one year anniversary on September 17, 2012.
The long-running television series Law & Order built a set, an "Occupy Wall Street" camp, in FoleySquare, then the real Occupiers arrived. Josh Harkinson of Mother Jones writes: At 11:30 p.m. the call to occupy the set went out on
Shut down Wall Street for breakfast, occupy the subways for lunch, take Foley Square for dinner, or join other actions across the U.S. and the world...
Literally at the very moment that Mayor 1 percent himself was beginning an early morning press conference to defend the even earlier morning raid and destruction of the Occupy Wall Street encampment at Zucotti Park, an early rising judge ordered that Bloomberg could not unilaterally usurp the Constitution.
Protest icon Joan Baez in New York's Foley Square for a big rally.