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Occupy Leads Sandy Relief Efforts

In the days following Superstorm Sandy the Occupy Wall Street movement quickly mobilized their network bringing thousands of volunteers, donations, hot meals, and medical aide to the hardest hit areas. Working under the name 'Occupy Sandy'

We Got This (Occupy Sandy)

We Got This (Occupy Sandy) from Alex Mallis on Vimeo. Thousands in New York City remain without clean water, food, heat, or power. Relief efforts by locals offer continuing direct aid to the neighborhoods most affected by Hurricane

#Sandy

Tim Pool (@timcast) takes us on a tour of the mandatory evacuation zone in New York City. NEW JERSEY: 35 foot section of Atlantic City Boardwalk floating down what used to be St. Katherine's place, photo by JitneyGuy via

April 10, 1979 - The View From Tornado Alley

April 10, 1979 - Tornadoes tear up Mid-West, leaving 59 dead. Truckers Strike in tentative settlement. Steel Workers strike. Tanzania troops take Uganda Capital of Kampala, end of Idi Amin regime. Begin calls Sadat to discuss "personal matters". Iran Executes 13 by firing squad. Tests around 3 Mile Island Nuclear facility prove negative. 41 days of testimony in Marvin vs. Marvin case ends.

March 2, 1983 - Socialists And Sandanistas.

March 2, 1983 - Pope John Paul II en route to Costa Rica in an appeal to end fighting in Central America, primarily El Salvador and Nicaragua. Saudi Arabia and Venezuela hint at lowering oil prices to OPEC. Storms batter California, Los Angeles - worst in years. $150BN Social Security bailout approved. Leading Indicator Index figures at 3.6%, biggest jump since 1950. Burlington Vermont re-elects first Socialist Mayor. Iraq attacks Iranian oil fields, claims 5 ships sunk including oil tankers. Funding and arms appeal to Contras proposed on Capitol Hill. Hmm.

January 13, 1982 - Do You Know Where Your Snowstorm Is?

News of the day, this day in history for January 13, 1982. South and East battered by snowstorms. Florida citrus crop badly damaged from freezing temperatures. UAW contract talks continue. France and Germany hold summit talks over Solidarity movement in Poland. California farmers boycott Japanese goods in retaliation for Japanese embargo on California produce in wake of Medfly problem. Mark Thatcher missing while on road rally - Margaret says hes a big boy and can figure out how to get home. And the White House can't figure out who Norman Mineta is.