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Why I’m Striking

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

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By Janet Weil My husband works in information technology for a large corporation. After a little encouragement from me when I mentioned the upcoming General Strike on May Day, he decided to take a “comp day” and join the action with me on May Day. Here’s why in his own words:  “I’m striking because I [...]

Busted for Busting Out at Bank of America

Monday, March 12, 2012

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“Stripping Protestors In Pink Bras Crashed Bank Of America CEO Brian Moynihan’s Speech,” declared Business Insider on March 8, showing Moynihan’s stern photo with a pink bra playfully dangling in the air beside him. It’s true, things did get a bit wild at Citi’s Financial Services conference at New York’s Waldorf Astoria when Brian Moynihan [...]

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, [...]

Why is CODEPINK part of the Occupy Movement?

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

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“Someday the workers will take possession of your city hall, and when we do, no child will be sacrificed on the altar of profit!” – Mary Harris “Mother” Jones Since the start of the Occupy Wall Street movement, CODEPINK activists have joined the frontlines of the non-violent occupy movement across the country. Whether we’re marching [...]

WOW Demands Respect from the OWS Community

Sunday, November 13, 2011

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It was my honor to deliver the following message to the OWS community tonight on behalf of WOW (Women Occupying Wall Street). The statement was drafted to express our collective outrage at being blatantly disrespected and sidelined during Friday night’s Spokes Council meeting. Unfortunately, the chaotic nature of tonight’s GA further illustrated the urgency of [...]

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