things brand new people should know about poc...
deluxvivens: this this post about indigenous activist criticisms of occupy that came out in october; the decolonize oakland website; the occupy wall street poc commitee; in front and center: critical voices of the 99%; brown power at occupy wall street about poc activists working to change the language of the original ows declaration. tequila sovereign with some background about occupy...
NYC Endorsers of May Day 2012
AFSCME DC37 AFSCME DC 1707 AFSCME CSEA Region 2 AFSCME Local 371 (SSEU) AFSCME Local 372 DC 37 AFSCME Local 375 DC 37 AFSCME DC 37 Retirees Association AFT - PSC/CUNY American Federation of Musicians Local 802 Anakbayan NY/NJ Answer Coalition BAYAN-USA Brandworkers Centro Guatemalteco Tecun Uman Coalition for a District Alternative Coalition for Public Education (CPE) Committees...
Report: American Corporations Are Adding More Jobs... →
submission from studentoccupy
Recently a bill was introduced in the senate that would require the wealthiest Americans to pay their fair share of taxes, the bill would also eliminate tax loopholes for big businesses. It’s no surprise that our senators (many of them in the top 1 percent) didn’t pass this bill. Here is a list of senators that voted against the bill and how you can contact them. Please write at least a few of...
ACTION AGAINST LAND-GRABBING, April 24 - NYC
Over 1000, 1-percenters are meeting at Waldorf Astoria (April 23-25), for a major farmland investment event that will decide the fate of millions of Africans. Dubbed as “the next big thing in finance” some of the largest hedge funds, private equity groups, university endowment managers, and other high rollers will meet to discuss how to continue to make money from food and water shortages. The...
Yes, the 99% Spring is a Fraud | Charles M. Young →
With hindsight gained by googling “MoveOn” and “co-opt” after the fact, I can’t claim that nobody tried to warn me. Many websites with left and even liberal politics had said in so many words, “Be wary of this organization called The 99% Spring. It is a Trojan horse for the Democrats.” I just didn’t read that anywhere in a timely fashion. I’ve had a lot of stuff on my plate lately. That’s my...