Tag Archives: Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? New E-Book By Activist Couple Available

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For Immediate Release
Occupy Wall Street. What Just Happened? is a new eBook by activist couple Kimberly and Ian Wilder
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Which scenes from the Occupy Wall Street movement do you remember most? Is it the General Assembly working by consensus by the red statue at Zuccotti Park/Liberty Plaza? The glory (and then the destruction) of the People’s Library?… Read more ...

Bill Hillsman: Why be an Independent?

A five part series on why it is important to be an independent and not be a part of the two party system.

Part 1:

So if you’re a woman, one party takes your vote for granted, the other party thinks you can be told what to do rather than persuaded.

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Global Greens support for the Occupy Movement, Arab Spring, and other democratic movements

From a Green Party of the United States announcement, as posted at onthewilderside.com:
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Third Global Greens Congress, meeting in Senegal, passes statement of support for the Occupy Movement, Arab Spring, and other democratic movements

US Greens attend the meeting, which also passes “Rio+20 Summit” resolution in advance of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development

The third Global Greens Congress, meeting in Dakar, Senegal, last weekend, has adopted a statement of support for popular democratic movements around the world, including Arab Spring, the Spanish Indignants, and the Occupy Movement.… Read more ...

April Fools: Occupy Wall Street endorses Ron Paul for President

[This was originally posted on 4/1/12 in the spirit of April Fools fun. The NYCGA/OWS truly did post the announcement at their site as an April Fools joke.]

NYCGA.net is an official website of Occupy Wall Street. It is the site for the New York City General Assembly, who make decisions on the ground for Occupy Wall Street.… Read more ...

Prez Candidate Roseanne Barr’s first campaign appearance

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from a San Fernando Valley Greens press release:

Presidential candidate Roseanne Barr to deliver keynote at “Rally in the Valley” with local Green Party candidates

Comedian-turned-presidential-candidate Roseanne Barr, whose name will appear on the California Primary Ballot as a Green Party candidate for President of the United States, will be appearing at a “Rally in the Valley” for local Greens and Los Angeles-area Green Party congressional candidates, Michael Powleson, David Steinman, and Anthony Vierya.… Read more ...

Roseanne Barr Q&A, Media Appearances

From the website of Roseanne Barr, a candidate for the Green Party presidential nomination:

Q&A with the Green Party Presidential Candidate Support Committee

Also on the front page:

On August 4th, 2011, Roseanne Barr announced her candidacy for President of the United States on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, declaring that she would not run as a Democrat or a Republican "because they both suck and they’re both a bunch of criminals." She has since decided to seek the nomination of the Green Party of the United States.… Read more ...

Update on Candidates for the Green Party Presidential Nomination

Green Party Watch held a presidential poll with the following results:

1,792 votes cast, Jill Stein received 1,223 of them, or 68%. Roseanne Barr, who had just entered the race in the last week, picked up 526 votes, or 29%. There were 35 votes for Kent Mesplay, and 8 votes for Harley Mikkelson

GPW reports that Roseanne Barr is very active on Twitter, and had tweeted a challenge to Bill Maher, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert to have both herself and Jill Stein on their programs.… Read more ...

Green Party NYS: Gov’s State-of-State does little for 99% of New Yorkers

Repost from onthewilderside, based on a post at GPNYS/Green Party of New York State:

Governor Cuomo’s agenda for 2012 is designed to maintain the power and wealth of the 1%, promoting austerity rather than prosperity for the vast majority of New Yorkers.

“We need a Green New Deal, financed through progressive taxes.… Read more ...

Duensing Withdrew From Libertarian Presidential Race In Favor of Ron Paul

From an entry on Jim Duensing’s blogsite:

A Thanksgiving Note from a Former Student
Black Friday, 2011

Dr. Wolfram,

A copy of your letter on the OWS movement made its way to my email inbox – a technological convenience inaccessible, if not inconceivable, to Americans like Thomas Jefferson or even John F.

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Root Video: “I Am the One Percent!”

Wayne Allyn Root turned his latest commentary “I am the 1%” into a video…after getting the most response…and the most positive response of his entire career.

Watch Wayne’s Video: “I AM THE 1%”:

Wayne Root Video: I Am the One Percent!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59etJA2agrM

Reason: Johnson Files Complaints, No Plans as Libertarian

http://reason.com/blog/2011/11/15/johnson-files-complaint-with-the-fec-and

Gary Johnson Files Complaint With the FEC and FCC, Has No Plans to Run as a Libertarian

Lucy Steigerwald | November 15, 2011

Former Gov. Gary Johnson, the guy having the world’s most frustrating presidential campaign, is joining Congressman Ron Paul in rejecting calls to run on the Libertarian Party ticket.… Read more ...

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 ...