Tag Archives: Occupy Wall Street

What will it take for #Occupy to enter the mainstream political conversation?

Tweet Pic via. Early this morning protesters gathered down on Wall Street near Zucotti Park to not just┬ácommemorate, but reinvigorate the Occupy Movement. Contrary to popular belief, Occupy itself didn’t actually die down on it’s own volition, but was instead shut down by the police. While people are still organizing protests and meetings including this [...]
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Occupy Wall Street 6 month anniversary met with NYPD brutality

TweetThis past Saturday was the 6-month anniversary of the protests of Occupy Wall Street in Liberty Plaza/Zuccotti Park. About 300 people had gathered, and were met by the NYPD who forcefully cleared the park. From Sarah Jaffe for Alternet: It was a beautiful scene in Zuccotti Park–clearly Liberty Plaza again–on Saturday night around 11:00. Giant [...]
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From Katie, some of the countless best of the year

Tweet1)Up with Chris Hayes drops systemic analysis on Penn State Because the post highlights a much-needed critical, thoughtful perspective, which challenges the sensationalism and irresponsible journalism which dominates our media and manages to focus on2) because Jos becomes the 438th person I know to claim Chris Hayes as her boyfriend. Chris Hayes, my morning talk [...]
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Video: Homeless family occupies forclosed home in Brooklyn

Tweet Transcript after the jump On Tuesday, with the support of neighbors, housing activists, and OWS protesters, a homeless family–Alfredo Carrasquillo, Tasha Glasgowa and their three children–took up residence in a foreclosed house in East New York. The move was part of a national day of action to mark the beginning of Occupy Our Homes, [...]
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Miley Cyrus supports Occupy Wall Street with new music video

TweetCue the inevitable eye-rolling. But I like this video. While Alyssa Rosenberg thinks it needs more context to take it “beyond generic teenaged stick-it-to-the-manism in a way that would be useful and specific,” I disagree. For many of Miley Cyrus’s devoted teen and pre-teen fans, seeing footage of police brutality at peaceful protests and hearing [...]
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