European day of action against capitalism ·...
peak-society: Left Wing Organisations and Libertarian(not american tea party shit) Grassroots Unions Call for an International Day of Action march31.net During an international meeting in December 2011 in Frankfurt am Main, several left wing organisations and grassroots unions from Greece, Spain, Poland, Austria and Germany decided to launch a joint effort against capitalist reforms under the...
on yesterday's Occupy Oakland event
Yesterday, Occupy Oakland moved to convert a vacant building into a community center to provide education, medical, and housing services for the 99%. Police responded with tear gas, rubber bullets, beanbag rounds and mass arrests. The state has compounded its policy of callous indifference with a ruthless display of violent repression. The Occupy movement will respond, as we have always...
One hundred Brooklyn community members and... →
…approximately one hundred people peacefully and powerfully disrupted a foreclosure auction by bursting into song. At 3pm the foreclosure auctioneer attempted to start bidding on homes that had been foreclosed upon. When the bidding started, the courtroom burst into song: “Mr. Auctioneer All the people here Are asking you to stop all the sales right now We’re going to survive, but we...
Well This Was Inevitable: Nonviolent Occupiers to... →
theamericanbear: We can’t tell people not to protest (pesky constitution!) so let’s just scare them into not protesting: Predictable enough now that torture is a human right, imprisonment without trial is the noble work of our Constitutional Scholar in Chief, and wars are a nutritious part of your breakfast: From MSNBC: Sergio Ballesteros, 30, has been involved in Occupy LA since the...
occupyallstreets: A very large crowd just came marching into Occupy Congress. A few hundred people are present. More expected to come. *Live*
sodium-0mg asked: To answer @chavista, I believe in OccupyNYC, they had a kitchen set up to give food out to anyone who was hungry.
chavista asked: Have any of the Occupy Movements taken any steps to help those who have been marginalised by the Capitalist system? For example has the Occupy Movement try'd to collect money to help feed the impoverished and homeless? I think I could be a lot more supportive of the whole movement if I saw it making a direct positive difference to those it's protesting for.
Martin Luther King, Jr Day - Weekend Roundup →
TONIGHT (Jan. 15th): Join at the Riverside Church in Harlem (490 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10027) at 8:00pm for a candlelight vigil honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. Other vigils are happening across the world! Members of the African-American faith community have joined forces with Occupy Wall Street to launch a new campaign for economic justice inspired by the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther...
The day after: the movement beyond the protest →
Over time, the wave of mobilizations that first hit the shores of the Mediterranean and extended outwards over the course of 2011 has overcome its initial, expressive phase. This phase managed to substitute the dominant narrative with our own. We now know that the problem is not some mysterious technical failure we call a crisis, but the intentional crimes of a cleptocracy. This...
Petition: No more protests in Rahm Emanuel's... →
socialismartnature: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is urging his City Council to enact strict new restrictions on many forms of protest on Wednesday, January 18. Local advocates say the Council is distracted by a fierce redistricting battle and that the new ordinance is likely to pass unnoticed, unless there’s a huge outcry. Occupy Rogers Park and Occupy South Side started an urgent petition...