Category Archives: OCCUPY ALL STREETS!

Is US democracy being bought and sold?

The Stream Al Jazeera Has money corrupted US politics beyond repair? The landmark Supreme Court case Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission ruled that individuals working through corporations, unions, or independent political action committees, known as SuperPACs, could make unlimited … Continue reading

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Working Poor: Almost Half Of U.S. Households Live One Crisis From The Bread Line

Don’t be fooled by the latest numbers released by the Labor Department reporting that unemployment has dropped to 8.3% due to a hiring surge … or the idea that the country’s problem is just a “crisis of confidence.” This is … Continue reading

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Occupy stands firm – solidarity with Longview continues!

OCCUPY THE EGT! Don’t stop mobilizing until the workers declare victory! From Occupy The EGT:  As you may have heard, EGT and ILWU are back at the bargaining table and scab work at the Longview grain terminal has stopped.  Did … Continue reading

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Solidarity Sunday – Occupiers Everywhere Stand With Occupy Oakland

Occupiers everywhere! TODAY IS SOLIDARITY SUNDAY! In response to brutal police repression in Oakland this evening (including tear-gas, “flash” grenades, projectiles, mass arrests, and a pregnant woman hit in the belly by a policeman’s baton) direct action working groups from at least … Continue reading

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Occupying a New Reality

One of the things I’ve loved the most about the Occupy movement is the position that we just don’t give a fuck what political analysts, pundits, and “experts” think or project about the “strategies” and tactics that this global revolution … Continue reading

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The Decline of Labour Unions in the US and Its Devastating Effect on The Economy

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OCCUPY ART!

It’s encouraging to see a momentum building in the art world in support of and/or response to the Occupy movement. When we first launched CIO! in July 2010 we encountered a good deal of ambivalence and resistance from the art … Continue reading

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We Are The 99%

In progress! 99% 99% is a public art/street art project that speaks to the need for a fundamental shift in the status quo approach to current economic models, labor, the environment, human rights, and the health and wellbeing of all. … Continue reading

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Occupy Y’All Street: Three Generations Try To Escape Poverty Through Occupy Columbia

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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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