(4 pm. – promoted by ek hornbeck)
For more Info, other editions in this series can be found HERE
and up-to-date OWS Basic Info is HERE
OccupyWallSt.org: Demands Working Group
“A group claiming to be affiliated with the General Assembly of Liberty Square and #ows has been speaking to the media on behalf of our movement.
This group is not empowered by the NYC General Assembly.
This group is not open-source and does not act by consensus.
This group only represents themselves.”
**NOTE: Updates will be done at the TOP of each section & have an asterisk**
Occupy Wall Street Survey
PARTICIPATE: Locate Occupy Events in YOUR area–WORLDWIDE!!
VOTE FOR A BILLBOARD #OCCUPYTOGETHER #OCCUPYWALLST BILLBOARD
An outdoor billboard in New York, NY 20,000+ VOTES = 1 FREE GIGANTIC BILLBOARD.
PARTICIPATE TODAY: Occupy The BoardRoom
The 1% have addresses. The 99% have messages.
Life gets awfully lonely for those at the top. What can we do to let them know someone’s thinking of them? Maybe they need some new friends! We’ve thought of two ways we can help them with that.
PARTICIPATE TODAY: Occupy Their Mailboxes The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword
PARTICIPATE: Get Wall Street out of Healthcare!! March Against the Health Insurance Industry
Date(s) – 26 Oct 2011 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Liberty Plaza ‘Under the Big Red Thing’
TURN ON LIVE STREAM: open a tab for Live Stream- Global Revolution
(for more info see “Petitions” HERE)
SIGN PETITION: Credo Action: Clarence Thomas is not above the law.
SIGN PETITION: Working America: I Am Not Your ATM
SIGN PETITION: WE the People: petition the obama administration to: Make Bribing Politicians Illegal
SIGN PETITION: Change.org: NYC Mayor: Stand with Occupy Wall Street
SIGN PETITION: Change.org: Occupy Wall Street: Occupy Together
SIGN PETITION: AVAAZ: The World vs Wall Street
SIGN PETITION: Credo: Stand with Occupy Wall Street
SIGN PETITION: Get Money Out Over 200,000 signatures!
Help us expose the auction. If you’ve received political fundraising solicitations on the phone or over email, submit them!
SIGN PETITION: Eric Grieco: Tell Congress: We need jobs, not cuts!
(see more under “NEWSPAPER/MEDIA” HERE)
WEAR/DISPLAY/SHOW Your Solidarity: CafePress store T-shirts!
T-shirts, bumper stickers, decals, mugs & much much more!
99% items, Occupy Items, Fawke Items
Scheduled Events in NYC
Reader Supported News: OWS Organizers Blast MoveOn (10.15.11)
Are You with an Occupy Event? Make sure YOUR General Assembly sees this:
*Recognition of Oppression Across Occupations – ‘An injury to one is an injury to all’
Occupy Together Meetups
in 2107 cities as of 10.23.11 at NOON EDT
is creating has created an Occupy Directory!
Please make sure YOUR Occupy Group is listed!
First Declaration of the Occupation of New York City 09.29.11
LINKs & ARTICLEs
please excuse any repeated listings.
FILE UNDER: WHY THE 99% ARE ANGRY
AROUND THE COUNTRY
Occupy Marines have a website!
Proudly donated by Jack
Harvard Political Review: Benjamin Zhou: Sleeping at Zuccotti: Images of American Pluralism at Occupy Wall Street
Chron: David Bauder: Protesters feed media while remaining cautious (10.23.11)
Deutsche Welle: ‘I feel a kinship with the people patrolling in front of Wall Street’ – In an interview with Deutsche Welle, former Democratic presidential candidate George McGovern explains why he wants to visit the Wall Street protestors and why Barack Obama will do better in a second term. (10.23.11)
LATimes: Barbara Ehrenreich: Occupational hazard: Where’s the toilet?
Occupy L.A. protesters and those at demonstrations like it are finding out what homeless people in the U.S. have long known: Sometimes it’s difficult to relieve yourself without committing a crime. (10.23.11)
NYT: Alan Feuer: Poetic Connections from Occupy Wall Street – Lovelorn and Seeking a Bailout for the Heart (10.23.11)
Radio Free Europe: Ron Synovitz: Global Financial Regulation: A Goal Many Espouse But Can It Be Done? (10.23.11)
Crooks & Liars: Nicole Belle: Stealing Your Pension: The Daily Show Looks At The 1% Reverse Robin Hood (10.22.11)
Crooks & Liars: Heather: Open Thread with The Professional Left Weekly Podcast: Occupy the Boardroom? What about Occupy the Newsroom?
Crooks & Liars: Susie Madrak: Live Now: Arrests at Grant Park As Protesters Try to Occupy It (10.22.11)
MSNBC: Occupy Chicago: At least 100 anti-Wall Street protesters arrested in Grant Park – Some demonstrators waiting to be taken into custody shout ‘take me next!’ to police officers (10.23.11)
MSNBC: Occupy Wall Street hits the streets of Canandaigua (10.23.11)
MSNBC: Orlando police arrest 19 Occupy Wall Street protesters (10.23.11)
Post&Courier: Christina Elmore: Gathering about unity (10.23.11)
Post&Courier: Edward Fennell: ‘Blue Jamboree’ gives nod to Occupy effort (10.23.11)
Post&Courier: David Quick: Occupy to converge – Charleston, Columbia groups to meet at Statehouse at 6 p.m. (10.23.11)
BuzzFlash: Mark Karlin: Bank Of America Makes Taxpayers Insure 75 Trillion Dollars in Risky Derivative Schemes (10.22.11)
AlterNet: Mark Engler: Why Occupy Wall Street Should Fight Co-Option By Established Liberal Groups – There have been some clearly opportunistic instances of Democrats trying to capitalize on the movement. (10.21.11)
AlterNet: Winonah Hauter: If We End Farm Subsidies, Does That Mean Our Food System Will Be Healthy? – Now is a critical time to start asking questions about what the consequences would be – intended or otherwise – if subsidies go away. (10.22.11)
AlterNet: Dave Murphy: If You Eat, You Better Occupy Wall Street – OWS has sprung from frustration with the collusion between Big Business and elected officials. And nowhere is that collusion so great as in food and agricultural production. (10.19.11)
Addicting Information: Stephen D Foster: Semper Fi: Occupy Marines Bringing Reinforcements To Occupy The Nation (10.22.11)
ColorLines: Rinku Sen: Occupying, Organizing and the Movements That Demand Both (10.9.11)
Huffington Post: CRISTIAN SALAZAR: Pete Seeger, Arlo Guthrie Occupy Wall Street, Perform (w/VIDEO) (10.22.11)
Nation of Change: Simon Johnson: Occupy the Mortgage Lenders (10.22.11)
Nation of Change: Keith Olbermann Interviews Michael Moore About Occupy Movement (10.22.11)
Nation of Change: Robert Reich: The Flat-Tax Fraud, and the Necessity of a Truly Progressive Tax
Nation of Change: David Sirota: The Choice Between Democracy and Autocracy (10.22.11)
USA Today: ‘Occupy’ camps provide food, shelter for homeless (10.22.11)
(the next 3 are related)
NPR: The Friday Podcast: What If We Paid Off The Debt? (10.21.11)
NPR: Jacob Goldstein: In ’01, The U.S. Budget Picture Was Rosy. What Happened?
Pew Trusts: Fiscal Facts: The Great Debt Shift
Denver Post: Jordan Steffens and Felisa Cardona: Some marchers return to downtown Denver tonight (10.22.11)
ZDNet: Steve D’Arcy: Could the Occupy Movement’s General Assemblies Replace Today’s Parliaments and Legislatures? (10.22.11)
The Activist: YDS Endorses Occupy Wall Street(10.20.11)
The Activist: From Protest to Disruption: Frances Fox Piven on Occupy Wall Street (10.07.11)
Atlanta Journal Constitution: Shelia M. Poole and Brant Sanderlin : Mayor’s office denies Occupy Atlanta ordered to leave Woodruff Park (10.22.11)
Occupy Detroit: Press Release: Divided by a River, United by Common Cause (10.22.11)
Chicago Tribune: Reuters: Occupy Wall Street protests brutality; crowd small
Chicago Tribune: Andy Grimm: Occupy Naperville brief, uneventful protest (10.22.11)
Chicago Tribune/AP: BARBARA RODRIGUEZ: Occupy Chicago: 130 arrested in city park protest (10.23.11)
Chicago Tribune: Peter Nickeas and Jim Jaworski: Police again arrest Occupy Chicago protesters in Grant Park (10.23.11)
Chicago Tribune: Mark Jacob and Stephan Benzkofer: 10 things you might not know about class warfare (10.23.11)
AROUND THE WORLD
(be sure to read the first comment)
The Drum: POLL on OWS
Credo Action: Clarence Thomas is not above the law
XinhuaNet: Iranian students support Occupy Wall Street movement(10.23.11)
Occupy Sydney: First interview on the Occupy Sydney raid (10.23.11)
Sydney Morning Herald: Isabel Hayes: Police deny excessive force used in Occupy Sydney raid (10.23.11)
SOME GOOD NEWS
WakeUp World: Video : Programmer Under Oath Reveals Computers Rig US Elections
NYT-The Caucus: Jim Rutenberg: Ex-Governor of South Carolina Joins Fox News (10.21.11)
AlterNet: RJ Eskow: Another Corporate Thief Gets Off the Hook — 5 Reasons to be Outraged at the SEC’s Ruling on Citigroup’s Scams – Public anger will keep growing as long as the government keeps handing out free passes instead of perp walks to bankers at serial corporate criminals like Citigroup. (10.21.11)
AlterNet: Banks On Track To Rake In $16B From Overdraft Fees This Year
AlterNet: Joshua Holland: It’s Not Just Unemployment — New Data Shows Working Americans’ Pay Is “Awful”
ThinkProgress: Pat Garofalo: Big Banks Keep Paying A Pittance To Settle Fraud Charges (10.22.11)
Nation of Change: Maria Recio: Following Complaints From Gulf, Congress Seeks Audit of BP Oil Spill Fund (10.22.11)
Nation of Change: Sunita Sohrabji: ICE May Deport Hundreds of Former Students of Sham College ((10.22.11)
Denver Post: PEDRO MENDOZA and FRANK BAJAK: Global ban on exports of toxic waste advances (10.21.11)
Denver Post: Anne D’Innocenzio: Wal-Mart cuts health coverage for some, charges other employees more (10.22.11)
AlterNet: James Henn: Why Obama May Be About to Give a Giant Handout Out to the Billionaire Koch Brothers (10.20.11)
Nation of Change: George Zornick: Shocking Report Reveals Pentagon’s Addiction to Fraudulent Contractors (10.21.11)
New Scientist: Andy Coghlan and Debora MacKenzie: Revealed – the capitalist network that runs the world (10.19.11)
WNYC: Brian Lehrer Show: Participatory Budgeting (10.21.11)
The Independent: Steve Connor: Ex-climate sceptic now backs global warming (10.22.11)
JesseLaGreca Jesse LaGreca
RT @thinkprogress: Goldman Sachs withdraws from credit union fundraiser after learning #OccupyWallStreet would be honored
4 minutes ago (10.23.11 9:55amEDT)
@kgosztola Kevin Gosztola
#OWS is not going to get in the business of helping two major US political parties further rig system. They aren’t a #GOTV movement.
9 minutes ago via web (10.16.11 7:51pmEDT)
OccupyEarth Occupy Earth
We #OccupyEarth and we claim the right to protect our land from unsustainable interests. #globalchange #tomalacalle15o #Oct15 #takewallst
2 minutes ago (10.12.11 appx 9:45pm EDT)
We’re not the left. We’re not the right. We are the bottom and we’re coming up. #ows #occupychi #occupypeoria #occupyamerica #occupyearth
8 Oct via web (9:45amEDT)
OccupyWallSt Occupy Wall Street
Organizations and politicians are supporting us but they are not sponsoring us #ows
about 3 hours ago (10.08.11 appx 8:20am EDT)
To those who are worried about #OWS becoming co-opted by partisan politics, DONT WORRY. #OccupyWallStreet by design cant be controlled.
9 hours ago (10.06.11 appx 2am EDT)
Awwccupy Wall Street
Guardian: Occupy Together Flickr Gallery
Guardian: Occupy Everywhere: geotagged photos of demonstrations and events of the global movement
Lawrence Lessig Invites the Tea Party to join the Occupation Movement at Occupy DC
Current: KOlbermann: Occupy Wall Street: Naomi Wolf calls attention to the disturbing involvement of Homeland Security in her arrest (10.21.11)
Current: KOlbermann: British Labour Party member Tom Watson shares new details in News Corp. scandal, offers warnings for shareholders (10.21.11)
Current: KOlbermann: Occupy Wall Street: Paul Krugman says the movement has changed the policy conversation in Washington (10.21.11)
HOW THE BANKS AND GOVERNMENT ARE STEALING FROM YOU
PressTV: ‘US public has no faith in politicians’ (w/TRANSCRIPT) (10.19.11)
Occupy London Stock Exchange march to New Location
beginning violent eviction at occupy sydney
Occupy Sydney Eviction 5am 23rd October Video 1