Tag Archives: Occupy Wall Street

Pussy Riot, New Yorkers and jury oppose the conviction of NYPD assault victim Cecily McMillan

TweetLast week, a jury convicted Cecily McMillan of getting her breast grabbed and bruised by an NYPD officer, getting shoved by the officer and then having the nerve to have a seizure in front of several police officers, who responded by doing absolutely nothing for several minutes (link is to a pdf). The conviction has [...]
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Cop testifies against woman he assaulted

Tweet (Transcript at DemocracyNow!) This was a big week in the trial against Cecily McMillan. You may have heard about this case before: A cop grabbed the Occupier’s breast hard enough to leave a hand print and then shoved her strongly enough to leave her in a seizure for which she would be hospitalized. And she, [...]
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AIG CEO says bonuses backlash is the same as racist lynching, is the worst

TweetKatie mentioned this in the Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet yesterday, but we thought it deserved its own post. AIG CEO Robert Benmosche was recently interviewed by the Wall Street Journal about controversial bonuses given out by his company.  You know, when AIG gave $165 million in bonuses to members of their financial products division after [...]
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#OccupySandy illustrates the best of humanity

TweetAfter catastrophic superstorm Sandy hit New York city and left millions without power and many homeless, not only did the federal, state, and local government swiftly respond but the Occupy movement sprung into action with flexible and swift assistance for those impacted. Occupy Sandy organizers all throughout the city have been collecting donations, putting together [...]
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Who says #occupy can’t be funny? Not Nato Green

TweetThe one-year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street is a time for reflection… and laughter. Check out Nato Green (from Laughter Against the Machine and a writer for Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell) talking about the Occupy Movement, drum circles (of course) and poop. transcript after the jump. Tweet
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