Join the Impact presents at Occupy Chicago... →
Join the Impact presented an Occupy Chicago teach-in Saturday, sharing information about how Occupy can become more inclusive of LGBT people and the way that the struggle for gay rights complements Occupy’s overall goals. Twenty-two people attended the event, Out of the Closets into the Occupation, held at Occupy Chicago’s indoor headquarters at 500 W. Cermak in a loft space. The panelists...
Occupy DC Helps Grandmother Avoid Eviction, Stay... →
An hour after Occupy DC protesters organized a rally outside Freddie Mac’s offices in downtown Washington, DC yesterday on behalf of a Maryland resident facing eviction, the mortgage giant announced that it had developed plan to keep her in her home. Bertina Jones, of Prince George’s county, a suburb of DC, was “a perfect example of a woman who was making her payments, and they still foreclosed...
obscuredandoffcourse asked: so i'm really interested in actually protesting with occupy san francisco, but the problem is, i have NO IDEA when the damn protests are! i wanted to join the bart protests but i didn't know when they were until the same day, etc. do you ave any tips on how to find out before hand????
A small suggestion
If you do not work, or you are unable to join a demonstration or march, do what i am going to do, telephone call centers and businesses and tell the person who answers to get the hell out of there and go the hell on strike already! Tell them to take their friends with them! If many, many people do this, the event is likely to have an increased impact, with the bombardment of the...
itsthemusicpeople: I also want to call attention to the public statement made by formerly incarcerated people to Occupy Oakland & the affinity groups coordinating and participating in Monday’s Day of Action: To the Occupy Oakland family, all supporters of Occupy Oakland, and the larger Occupy Wall Street movement: We are writing to appreciate everyone who has ever supported...
Chicago Communities Occupy School In Protest of... →
The Brian Piccolo Specialty School in Humboldt Park, Chicago is currently Occupied by parents and students. Occupy Chicago and other allies are outside the building in solidarity and have set up an encampment. Around one hundred people are present and are taking shifts to ensure the safety of the occupation. The Chicago Teachers Union has expressed support for the action. Piccolo, an elementary...
Occupy Wall Street Objects to the Occupy Wall... →
anticapitalist: The formation of an Occupy Wall Street super PAC by an activist in Decatur, Alabama is sparking a backlash from the movement’s organizers in Washington, D.C. and New York City. This week activist John Paul Thornton opted to fight fire with fire, filing paperwork with the FEC to establish The Occupy Wall Street Political Action Committee, allowing it to raise unlimited...
Willie Nelson and 300,000 Other Activists Sue... →
occupyonline: Little did Willie Nelson know when he recorded “Crazy” years ago just how crazy it would become for our cherished family farmers in America. Nelson, President of Farm Aid, has recently called for the national Occupy movement to declare an “Occupy the Food System” action. Nelson states, “Corporate control of our food system has led to the loss of millions of family farmers,...
‘Occupy Our Homes’ Looks To Save Fifth Detroit... →
This week, Occupy Our Homes, an outgrowth of the Occupy Wall Street movement, successfully helped a 78 year-old former civil rights activist in Atlanta stay in her home, after she was threatened with foreclosure by JP Morgan Chase (while the bank was simultaneouslytouting its commitment to the values of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.). Meanwhile, in Detroit, Occupy Our Homes has successfully...
Occupy Our Homes Saves Former Civil Rights... →
Greeks Call for Solidarity in Strikes Against... →
Concerning the Violent Peace-Police: An Open... →
carton-rouge: Successful movements have understood that it’s absolutely essential not to fall into the trap set out by the authorities and spend one’s time condemning and attempting to police other activists. One makes one’s own principles clear. One expresses what solidarity one can with others who share the same struggle, and if one cannot, tries one’s best to ignore or avoid them, but...
Occupy action against Panel for Education Policy... →
Syria Violence: 200 People Killed In Assault By... →
solitaryforager: In a barrage of mortar shells, Syrian forces killed 200 people and wounded hundreds in Homs in an offensive that appears to be the bloodiest episode in the nearly 11-month-old uprising, activists said Saturday. The assault in Homs, which has been one of the main flashpoints of opposition during the uprising, comes as the U.N. Security Council prepares to vote on a draft...
Men, women, and children across the United States, and throughout the world, are...– Rocky Anderson, Choose the Real Alternative of Positive Change (note: OWS is not endorsing any specific candidates at this time. Check out each campaign and make your own well-informed decisions!)
Occupy D.C. protesters sleep under ‘Tent of... →
Occupy D.C. protesters spent Monday night huddled under the celestial sweep of a blue tarp they had erected in McPherson Square, talking, singing and, yes, sleeping — in defiance of rules that prohibit overnight camping in the park.As morning dawned Tuesday, a contingent of Park Police arrived to ask the protesters to remove the “Tent of Dreams” they had draped over the park’s statue of Civil War...