For Immediate Release Occupy Wall Street. What Just Happened? is a new eBook by activist couple Kimberly and Ian Wilder
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 ...
The Burning Man organization, host of an annual event expected to attract over 60,000 participants to a dry lakebed northeast of Reno later this month (see: http://www.burningman.org) has provided funding to an art project titled “Burn Wall Street” with the following description:
Burn Wall Street is a large scale, outdoor art installation that is sprouting powerful conversations countrywide.
Party for Socialism and Liberation at LiberationNews.org:
following article was written by a participant in the Oct. 1
Occupy Wall Street march on the Brooklyn
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
By Boston Tea Party national committee chair Darryl Perry:
Several weeks ago a mass protest began in New York City with the intent to Occupy Wall Street. The group wants to remove influence of corporations from elections. On October 6, Occupy groups from across the nation began to “occupy” certain parts of their city.… Read more ...
What the devil is going on on Wall Street these days? And how on earth are Wall Street protests popping up in Burlington, Asheville, Boston, St. Louis; in hundreds of cities in the US? The media certainly couldn’t tell you why it’s happening. They are befuddled by the lack of a clear agenda or concrete demands.… Read more ...
Video sent to IPR by Travis Irvine, 2010 Libertarian candidate for Congress from Ohio and professional videographer, takes a satirical look at the Occupy movement that is growing around the nation. Toward the end of the video, Irvine has an encounter with a man in a suit who claims to be some kind of authority figure and disputes his right to film or interview people: