Category Archives: Occupy Movement

Joe Stiglitz: The People Who Break the Rules Have Raked in Huge Profits and Wealth and It’s Sickening Our Politics

Joseph Stiglitz is a Nobel Laureate in Economics and a former World Bank executive. He has seen these tactics, strategies and policies in action at the highest level.  He is a brave man to reveal what he learned, which looks … Continue reading

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National Lawyers Guild Files FOIA Requests on Occupy Crackdown

http://www.nationofchange.org/national-lawyers-guild-files-foia-requests-seeking-evidence-federal-role-occupy-crackdown-1321810742 I have a love/like relationship with the National Lawyers Guild. They aren’t so sure about me. Ahem, anyways, I came into the Guild via Legal Observer Training rather than at law school. I wrote my Senior Thesis at UC … Continue reading

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Can’t Occupy a Plaza? Then Help the Occupiers AND Local Business with Just One Action

By Olivia LaRosa, Legal Observer, Occupy Oakland A friend asked me last night how I felt about the plight of downtown merchants who complained that their trade had dropped off since Occupy Oakland began. I had to think about that … Continue reading

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50 Italians chain themselves to cranes at US base under construction

http://www.afterdowningstreet.org/50oncranes This is footage from today in Vicenza, Italy, where 50 women and men entered the construction site of the proposed mammoth new US military base in a location called “Dal Molin”.  They chained themselves to cranes and other machines.Background: … Continue reading

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Conyers refuses to explain why he will not proceed with impeachment

At a moving meeting with Veterans for Peace, Conyers once again refuses to explain why he will not proceed with a bill of impeachment against Bush and Cheney. http://therealnews.com/t/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=1862&updaterx=2008-07-10+13%3A29%3A38

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