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OWS Takes a Road Trip for Bradley Manning, Brings Baggage

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

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December 17th, 2011 was a big day for the Occupy Movement: the three month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street; one year since Mohamed Bouazizi’s self-immolation that sparked the Tunisian revolution and in turn the Arab Spring, and the 24th birthday of PFC Bradley Manning, the US army intelligence analyst accused of giving WikiLeaks the information [...]

CODEPINK and #Occupy Rally for Bradley Manning at Fort Meade!

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

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-by Alli McCracken On the morning of Saturday, December 17th, 2011 I arrived at Occupy DC in McPherson Square, bundled up, bracing myself for the cold day ahead. Right away I found Mel, CODEPINK staffer from the NYC office, and we excitedly rejoiced at being reunited. Shortly afterwards we boarded the bus chartered by Occupy [...]

D12: Occupy the Ports for Peace and Justice

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

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Thousands of OWS protesters gathered at dusk, and throughout the day, on Monday in a coordinated effort to shut down west coast ports to disrupt and blockade the economic apparatus of the 1%. The ports were effectively shut down in Oakland, Long Beach, Portland, Seattle and Vancouver sending a strong message that we will no [...]

Nancy Kricorian’s Statement on Occupy Wall Street for Occupy Writers

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

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“The deeds of occupier and occupied alike suggest that there come cruel times when to save a nation’s deepest values one must disobey the state.” ~ Robert O. Paxton, Vichy France

This is What Displacement Looks Like

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

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I’ve been on a tumultuous emotional journey since the NYPD violent raided Liberty Square last week. After initially plunging into a sea of despair, my dreams of building an even better, brighter movement based on everything we’ve learned over the past two months buoyed me back up to the surface of hope. Then, on Monday, [...]

Black Friday: Don’t Buy War and Corporate Greed!

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

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This Friday, November 25th, will be the annual American shopping spree, otherwise known as Black Friday or Buy Nothing Day.  Nov. 25 is also the next national day of action for the Occupy Movement.  Read this great piece on Grist about Occupy Black Friday.  Here are some resources to hit the streets and make an [...]

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