Early on the morning of March 21, the third night of Occupy Union Square and the first day of spring, the 99% push back against NYPD aggression and hold their ground against an illegal midnight closing of the park.
Liberty Plaza is violently raided by NYPD officers seeking to prevent citizens from gathering freely to celebrate the six-month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street.
NYC, March 17: The NYPD had already violently cleared Zuccotti Park, ending celebrations of Occupy Wall Street’s six-month anniversary. From behind barricades, Occupiers demand that the police provide medical treatment for a woman beaten by police and having gone into convulsions. Police push back the crowd the distance of another block, provoking panic by repeatedly [...]
A video promo for the March 15, 2012, protest against Bank of America. facebook/fightbankofamerica fthebanks.org
This is a short snippet from an extended conversation with Noam Chomsky, available here – http://studiooccupy.org/#!/media/10319 The full interview is about: The Occupy Movement Economic democracy and cooperatives Limiting the accumulation of wealth Consciousness raising Latin America Information about the interviewer: Dada Maheshvarananda is an activist, writer and monk of Ananda Marga Yoga Society. He [...]
This is a short snippet from an extended conversation with Noam Chomsky, available here – http://studiooccupy.org/#!/media/10319 The full interview is about: -The Occupy Movement -Economic democracy and cooperatives -Limiting the accumulation of wealth -Consciousness raising -Latin America Information about the interviewer: Dada Maheshvarananda is an activist, writer and monk of Ananda Marga Yoga Society. He [...]
A crew of occupiers makes a home of a Bank of America lobby with a couch, a coffee table, a rug and a potted plant. “Bank of America took our homes so we though we’d move in here!” Join them March 15 as America turns the tables on the nation’s largest bank! facebook.com/fightbankofamerica fthebanks.org/
February 29, 2012: Occupy protesters observing the national Shut Down The Corporations Day of Action begin to set up a “Food Bank” to give away food outside a Bank of America branch. They begin to set up an awning to protect the food from the pouring rain, but police seize the awning, and quickly clear [...]
February 27, 2012: As part of the National Day of Action to Occupy Our Food Supply, Occupy Wall Street organized several actions including a Seed Exchange and a Seed Bombing of vacant lots, drawing attention to the threats posed by big agribusiness and celebrating the free exchange and planting of natural, unmodified crop seeds. Three [...]
The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is a 501(c)3 “non-profit” organization used by its corporate members to pen legislation that serves their own interests. ALEC members include Pfizer, Bank of America, Koch Industries, AT&T, ExxonMobil, Kraft Food, Walmart, Johnson & Johnson, Bayer, GlaxoSmithKline, State Farm Insurance, and Coca Cola. On February 29, 2012, Occupy Wall [...]