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Elaine Brown has been many things. Chair of the Black Panther Party from 1974 until 1977. Candidate for Oakland City Council. Candidate for the nomination of the Green Party for President of the ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 28 comments on Mon Jul 16, 2012 at 07:24 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
MSM, even AJE doesn't have this yet! This 5 minute You Tube clip, shot in Damascus this morning, doesn't show very much and I think that is the point. The car drives down empty streets past ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 24 comments on Mon Jul 16, 2012 at 09:26 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Bastille Day is the name given in English-speaking countries to the French National Day, which is celebrated on the 14th of July each year. In France, it is formally called La Fête Nationale (The ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Jul 14, 2012 at 09:03 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Members of Occupy L.A. joined the immigration rights march on May 1st, 2012. The group has reorganized in the five months since their eviction from the grounds of city hall and once again takes to ...
by theFranklinGang
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed May 02, 2012 at 10:03 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
I would say they were attacking people for jay walking but this little vignette was on the sidewalk. Well until the police drag the person they are assaulting into the street. Near the end of the ...
by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed May 02, 2012 at 06:16 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue May 01, 2012 at 02:02 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
I am keeping my 13 year old son home from school today, to learn a real civics lesson. We are going to Occupy Detroit for May Day, join in the March and General Strike. Our voices will be loud, ...
by Diane Gee
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue May 01, 2012 at 04:22 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Speaking on Al Jazeera's Inside Story recently , Walid Hakim made the following statement regarding the May 1st general strike:
by Rusty5329
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Apr 30, 2012 at 06:36 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
If you can only watch one video watch the last of these three above the fleur-de-Kos. We may be poor, unemployed, and homeless but it is we the 99% that are the creative class. We are the movie ...
by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 36 comments on Sun Apr 29, 2012 at 10:26 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
"GENERAL STRIKE 5/1." Not up to the standards of the Overpass Light Brigade , but we do with ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Apr 30, 2012 at 10:16 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
The only thing workers of the world, documented and undocumented, have to unite about is their chains. Across the globe, unemployment has skyrocketed. In the United States benefits and working ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 44 comments on Sat Apr 28, 2012 at 08:16 AM PDT with 63 Recommends
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by BrianMcFadden
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Apr 25, 2012 at 02:50 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
Congratulations! Once again, historic events beckon the progressive movement, and even though it took a little too long for it to start showing signs of a spine to take on the contemporary ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Apr 22, 2012 at 03:16 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
A little over two weeks ago, on April 9th at around 11:30 PM, a small dedicated group of occupiers began occupying Wall Street.
by Chazcat
Comment Count 74 comments on Tue Apr 24, 2012 at 02:32 PM PDT with 229 Recommends
The following essay was authored by Scott Johnson, publisher of the Occupied Oakland Tribune , and reprinted here with his permission as a lead up to M1GS events taking place on May Day, 2012 in ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Apr 20, 2012 at 02:13 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
The night before at 2AM I had come straight from a gig to be in solidarity with the protesters who were now occupying the steps of Federal Hall after being evicted from across the street at the ...
by thirty three and a third
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Apr 26, 2012 at 11:21 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
May 1st is recognized worldwide as International Workers’ Day, a holiday originating in response to the Haymarket Massacre of 1886 in Chicago, where workers fought for the establishment of worker ...
by ZakkFlash
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Apr 19, 2012 at 07:28 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
May Day 2012 - A Declaration of Solidarity from Occupy ...
by ZakkFlash
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Apr 19, 2012 at 07:26 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
On May 1, 2012, two weeks from now, cities across the United States and elsewhere will see a new dimension of the Occupy movement: a general strike. Whether it achieves its ends—and those vary ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 111 comments on Mon Apr 16, 2012 at 08:30 PM PDT with 52 Recommends
Kayvan Sabehgi? You may have missed his story , but it is no less terrifying than Scott Olsen's. It took place a week later, on November 2nd, 2011. It happened on ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 60 comments on Wed Apr 11, 2012 at 08:17 PM PDT with 211 Recommends