Tag Archives: Occupations

On Long Island: Green Party at Occupy/Peace Black Friday at Smith Haven Mall

As posted at Green Party of New York State and Green Party of Suffolk:

Green Party of Suffolk: Occupy/Peace Black Friday at Smith Haven Mall

A number of Green Party of Suffolk members participated in a demonstration at Smith Haven Mall on Long Island on Black Friday. The Green Party of Suffolk endorsed the demonstration, and is an organization in the Suffolk Peace Network which helped organize the action.… Read more ...

PSL: Are the police forces part of the 99% or tools of the 1%?

Party for Socialism and Liberation at LiberationNews.org:

The
following article was written by a participant in the
Oct. 1

Occupy Wall Street march on the Brooklyn
Bridge
, and
among the 700 protesters trapped and arrested there. Police brutality and
illegal arrests are taking place in cities and towns throughout the U.S.
Read more ...

Freedom Socialist Party on Occupy Wall Street: Fight corporate rule with working-class power

Freedom Socialist Party at socialism.com:

As the Occupy Wall Street spirit of rebellion spreads
from NY to LA and around the globe, Establishment
politicians are looking for ways to turn the growing
movement into “the Tea Party of the liberals.” But
what is happening in Liberty Square can be a far
more powerful and fundamental force to remake
society.… Read more ...

Cheri Honkala: Occupy Homes! – A Sheriff to Protect People Over Banks

Emailed to IPR:

Dear Independent,

ARE YOU READY?

TO BE BOLD!

AND FOLLOW THE WISDOM OF YOUR HEART…

Last February Cheri Honkala held a press conference announcing that she planned to run for Sheriff of Philadelphia with the Green Party. It was quite unconventional that a formerly homeless single mother who has been arrested over 200 times in the past 25 years for her anti-poverty work would seek the office of Sheriff however this move was almost inevitable.… Read more ...

Green-Rainbow Party says: Keep hands off protesters

A press release from the Green-Rainbow Party, the national Green Party affiliate in Massachusetts:

Keep Hands Off Protesters, Says Green-Rainbow Party

BOSTON – In response to the arrest of over 120 people early Tuesday morning, the Green-Rainbow Party (GRP) called for the City of Boston to find ways to accommodate the Occupy Boston demonstrators who have been gathering in the Dewey Square area of the City. … Read more ...

Ralph Nader comments on Occupy Wall Street

Ralph Nader has run for President of the United States with the Green Party, and more recently as an independent. This message is at the nader.org website, and was also sent out as an e-mail announcement:

Rumble from the people
by Ralph Nader

Inside the barricading bubbles surrounding the Wall Street plutocrats and the Washington oligarchs who service them, there must be worry.… Read more ...

Tim Iacono: The Nascent Occupy Wall Street Movement and the Rise of the American Independents

Tim Iacono writes (excerpts):

Should the OWS effort turn into a real movement that maintains political power outside of the current two-party system, then there is real reason to hope for a better future though, like the Tea Party movement was hijacked by the Republican party two years ago, the odds are very high that OWS will eventually succumb to the will of the Democratic Party and, gradually, be diverted from what should be a central focus – that the unholy nexus of Wall Street and Washington must be end.… Read more ...

Green Party to Democratic apologists: The message of the Wall Street protests is not ‘Vote Democrat’

GREEN PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES

http://www.gp.org

For Immediate Release:

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Contacts:

Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, 202-518-5624, cell 202-904-7614, mclarty@greens.org

Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805, starlene@gp.org

Video and Livestreaming:

Green Party Occupy America http://www.gp.org/campaigns/occupy-america/index.php

Cheri Honkala, Green candidate for Sheriff of Philadelphia, visits Occupy Wall Street  http://vimeo.com/29997382

Cheri Honkala speaks at Occupy DC Â http://www.vimeo.com/30200014

Interview with New York Green Mark Dunlea at Occupy Wall Street  http://www.gp.org/video/display.php?ID=59

Interview with Michael O’Neil, Secretary of the Green Party of New York State, Occupy Wall Street  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=orcQYUyfUyY

WASHINGTON, DC — Green Party leaders sharply criticized Democratic Party supporters online and in the media who have tried to turn the ongoing Occupy Wall Street, Occupy America, and October 2011 demonstrations across America into an appeal to vote Democrat and reelect President Obama in 2012.… Read more ...

Third Party political report back from D. Eris, including notes on incident at Air and Space Museum

D. Eris’s full story, with videos, is very worth reading. Go to it at Poli-Tea: here.

(excerpt from)
Occupation Protest in Washington DC Continues, Demonstrators Pepper Sprayed inside Air and Space Museum

from Poli-Tea

Demonstrations inspired by the ongoing Occupy Wall Street protest took place in cities across the country on Saturday.… Read more ...