Category Archives: AUSTERITY

#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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Keep Wall Street Occupied

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Occupy first. Demands come later

by Slavoj Žižek · 26/10/2011 · guardian.co.uk The problem is not corruption or greed, the problem is the system that pushes you to be corrupt. The reason protesters went out is that they had enough of the world where recycling … Continue reading

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Robert Reich at OccupySF, Police walk out on their own meeting after OSF arrives, OSF at Harvey Milk Plaza

Read the article by Andrew Dalton on SFist “Make so much of a ruckus – nonviolently – that Washington can’t help but pay attention.”  Robert Reich to Occupy SF Robert Reich gives a speech to Occupy SF protesters at Justin … Continue reading

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HomoEconomics

“Predatory Lending? It wasn’t me!” Upload and quote from Global Justice Ecology Project: “When an angry crowd forecloses on Wall Street (or, in this case, Wells Fargo), they need some entertainment to keep them going. A queer crew of San … Continue reading

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Riot cops invade & brutalize OccupySF camp at Justin Herman Plaza

Last night at the Occupy SF camp. See #OccupySF for more details.

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Occupy Atlanta!

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Occupy Boston!

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