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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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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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Naomi Klein calls out captialism at Foreclose Wall Street West in San Francisco

Foreclose Wall Street West foreclosed on Wells Fargo Bank yesterday in a march at 7 am in San Francisco’s financial district. Naomi Klein was there to speak to the crowd. And she got to the root of the problem: capitalism.

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The Deficit is Not Default of Obama

EXCLUSIVE: The Deficit Is Not Default of Obama, by: Greg Palast, Truthout | News Analysis, Thursday 21 July 2011 Let’s talk about how we ended up in this pickle, bucking up against the “debt ceiling.” From 2001 to 2008, a … Continue reading

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Petition against Gang of 6 debt ceiling bill which cuts Social Security and threatens Medicare and Medicaid: from Dennis Kucinich

The Raw Deal? by Congressman Dennis Kucinich, Wednesday, 20 July 2011 “A Big Deal.” That’s what the White House has been fighting for the past few weeks in negotiations over raising the debt ceiling. It was a search for a … Continue reading

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