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Anticapitalism and Occupation

Re-posted from THECURRENTMOMENT  19 Dec The novelty of Occupy in relation to the past decades of anticapitalism has been to introduce one other way of thinking about alternatives – the camp itself as a kind of autonomous, self-sufficient community, with … Continue reading

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Protest Chevron’s Tax Grab! Tomorrow 12/15 in Martinez, CA

Protest Chevron’s Tax Grab 651 Pine Street, Martinez Thursday December 15, 2011 11:30 AM – Gather and Leaflet Area 12 Noon Rally Find flyers, the Richmond City Council resolution asking Chevron to drop its property tax appeals, and more information … Continue reading

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Frame Capitalism not the Earth

We in the west think that Darfur was torn apart due to ethnic conflict, while according to David Morse it was a resource war. He writes in an insightful article on Alternet, “The most sophisticated technologies deployed are, on the … Continue reading

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Judith Butler on OWS

Composite Remarks, by Judith Butler Occupy Wall Street and Occupy Washington Square, October 23, 2011 I came here to lend support and offer my solidarity for this unprecedented display of popular and democratic will.  People have asked, so what are … Continue reading

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We are all Occupiers | Arundhati Roy

People the world over salute the Occupy movement for standing up to injustice and fighting for equality at the heart of empire Arundhati Roy · 17/11/2011 ·Text re-posted from guardian.co.uk Tuesday morning, the police cleared Zuccotti Park, but today the … Continue reading

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Massive police action cracks down on Occupy Oakland

Police Raid Occupy Oakland Camp, By MALIA WOLLAN; Re-posted from The New York Times, November 14, 2011 OAKLAND, Calif. — Hundreds of police officers in riot gear raided the Occupy Oakland encampment downtown on Monday morning, making arrests and flattening … Continue reading

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#OWS: The brand leaders cannot afford to ignore

By Paul Mason, Nov 2, 2011, Re-posted from BBC News Cannes, France: I can sense very clearly here at Cannes that this is the moment “the masses” start shaping the policy response to the global financial crisis. Why? Because everybody … Continue reading

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Gov. Scott Walker gets mic checked!

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Bartleby’s Occupation of Wall Street

By Hannah Gersen posted on October 11, 2011 Re-posted from The Millions 1. After a couple days of hemming and hawing, I decided to join the protesters of Occupy Wall Street. I was hesitant to go because until very recently, … Continue reading

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The Financial Institutions Banking On Occupy Wall Street’s “Move Your Money Day”

Note: This article is weak in that it leaves aside serious issues like Wells Fargo and Bank of America investments in fossil fuel and mountain top removal. I thought it was of interest, however, in showing the limited corporate consumer … Continue reading

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