Fawke ’em – Occupy Wall Street Friday 10.28.11

(4 pm. – promoted by ek hornbeck)

For more Info, other editions in this series can be found HERE

and up-to-date OWS Basic Info is HERE



Find Your Occupation

***Reuters: Peter Henderson: Veteran injured in Oakland “Occupy” protest awake(Thu Oct 27, 2011 9:59pm EDT)***

***Guardian: Andrew Gumbel in Oakland, Adam Gabbatt and Ewen MacAskill: Occupy Oakland protester Scott Olsen to undergo brain surgery (10.27.11)

Olsen’s condition upgraded from serious to fair after an incident that has prompted calls for Oakland mayor’s resignation

***Guardian: Angela Woodall: Occupy policing blunder opens rifts in Oakland city hall (10.27.11)

Fallout from Tuesday’s heavyhanded police operation against Occupy Oakland may cost both mayor and police chief their jobs

**NOTE: Updates will be done at the TOP of each section & have an asterisk**

**ACTION ITEMS**


PARTICIPATE: Locate Occupy Events in YOUR area–WORLDWIDE!!

**PARTICIPATE TODAY: Occupy Harlem

Friday October 28, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM – St. Philip’s Church – 204 West 134th Street [west of 7th Av./Adam Clayton Powell Blvd]

**PARTICIPATE TOMORROW: Occupy Against Big Food

Saturday Oct 29, 1:00PM – Zuccotti Park

**PARTICIPATE SUNDAY OCT 30: Climate Justice Day

Sunday Oct 30, 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM – Liberty Plaza; Throughout Liberty Plaza and beyond

**PARTICIPATE NOV 25 (& throughout the holiday season): OCCUPY BLACK FRIDAY

Let’s take a day that is all about consumption and make it our own, and let’s make it loud and clear that we will not support the corporations that destroyed our economy and undermined our Republic.Instead of a “Buy Nothing Day” we’ll have a “Buy Local Day.” Instead of buying a bunch of useless crap, let’s instead go out and help the poor. Volunteer at soup kitchens and host toy drives and do the other charitable things that the government refuses to do. A season of giving instead of a season of buying.

DOWNLOAD: SIGNS & POSTERS!!

(see more under “NEWSPAPER/MEDIA” HERE)

***Can’t get to an Occupy?? HERE are things you CAN do!***

TURN ON LIVE STREAM: open a tab for Live Stream- Global Revolution

VOTE FOR A BILLBOARD  #OCCUPYTOGETHER #OCCUPYWALLST BILLBOARD

An outdoor billboard in New York, NY   20,000+ VOTES = 1 FREE GIGANTIC BILLBOARD.

PARTICIPATE TODAY: Occupy The BoardRoom

The 1% have addresses. The 99% have messages.

*** They’ve Got Mail! Delivering the Occupy The Boardroom letters- Friday, October 28 · 2:00pm – 5:00pm

WRITE YOURS TODAY!!

PARTICIPATE TODAY: Occupy Their Mailboxes The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword

PARTICIPATE BEFORE NOV.5 Operation Cash Back

PARTICIPATE WHEN YOU SHOP Sustainable Connections

(see their other Sustainable Programs also)

***SIGN PETITION: ACLU: Stop excessive police force in Oakland

Tear Gas. Rubber Bullets. Bean Bag Guns. Flash Grenades.

Reports keep coming in of extreme force by Oakland Police in dealing with Occupy demonstrations. As tensions rise in the Occupy movements in Oakland and around the state and the nation, we need to let police departments know that excessive force is not acceptable.

What happened in Oakland impacts all of us

Read more about it HERE

***SIGN PETITION: Democracy In Action: People of faith say no to attacks on Occupy Wall Street

As people of faith, we condemn all violence and repression targeting the Occupy Wall Street movement. In communities across America, occupiers are providing a peaceful witness against corporate greed and economic injustice. We call on local authorities to respect their freedom of expression.

SIGN PETITION: Credo Action: Clarence Thomas is not above the law.

SIGN PETITION: Working America: I Am Not Your ATM

(for more info on these & many others go HERE & look under “Petitions”)

WEAR/DISPLAY/SHOW Your Solidarity: CafePress store T-shirts!

T-shirts, bumper stickers, decals, mugs & much much more!

99% items, Occupy Items, Fawke Items

OCCUPY ANNOUNCEMENTS!!


Occupy Together Meetups

in 2214 cities as of 10.28.11 at 10am EDT

Occupy Together is creating has created a Worldwide Occupy Directory!

Searchable. Lists Occupation Name, State/Country, City, Website or Twitter


Please make sure YOUR Occupy Group is listed!

***NEW SITE: The OCCUPIED Wall Street Journal

Occupy Wall Street Survey

Scheduled Events at OWS in NYC

Are You with an Occupy Event? Make sure YOUR General Assembly sees this:

*Recognition of Oppression Across Occupations – ‘An injury to one is an injury to all’

MINUTES: Occupy Movement National Conference Call: Monday, October 24th

Occupy Together is working with Take the Square to build HowToOccupy/HowToCamp

Designed in order to promote the methods, techniques and knowledges on taking the square. We want to establish a global network which is able to offer to global public the necessary tools of rising up. We are in the beginning and our project will depend of everybody. We plan to install more features to this platform soon, as we develop and unite. Be welcome, let’s make it together!

Reader Supported News: OWS Organizers Blast MoveOn (10.15.11)


First Declaration of the Occupation of New York City 09.29.11


LINKs & ARTICLEs

please excuse any repeated listings.


AROUND THE COUNTRY

***OAKLAND***




CNet: Elinor Mills: Hackers target Oakland police after Occupy protest (10.27.11)

Guardian: Angela Woodall: Occupy policing blunder opens rifts in Oakland city hall (10.27.11)

Fallout from Tuesday’s heavyhanded police operation against Occupy Oakland may cost both mayor and police chief their jobs

Guardian: Andrew Gumbel in Oakland, Adam Gabbatt and Ewen MacAskill: Occupy Oakland protester Scott Olsen to undergo brain surgery (10.27.11)

Olsen’s condition upgraded from serious to fair after an incident that has prompted calls for Oakland mayor’s resignation

Guardian: Andrew Gumbel: Oakland police and mayor face fresh protest over wounding of veteran (10.27.11)

Occupy movement returns to streets demanding answers after teargas canister hit Iraq serviceman Scott Olsen in the head

Guardian: Paul Harris: Occupy Oakland: 10 questions police must answer over Scott Olsen injuries(10.27.11)

More than 36 hours after an Iraq veteran was seriously injured by a police projectile, Oakland PD chief Howard Jordan has said the incident will be ‘vigorously investigated’. Here are 10 questions police must answer

Pulse of the Bay: Shoshona Walter: Mayor Quan to Speak at Occupy Oakland (October 27, 2011 5:04 p.m. |PDT)

SFBay Guardian: Editorial: Guardian editorial: Let OccupySF and Oakland stay (10.27.11)

(i’m thinking the repercussions from Oakland will be enormous (also see twitter below))

OccupyBoston: PRESS RELEASE: MEDIA BLACKOUT ENTERS SECOND DAY AS IRAQ VETERAN SCOTT OLSEN REMAINS IN SERIOUS CONDITION, OCCUPY OAKLAND CALLS FOR GENERAL STRIKE NOVEMBER 2 (10.27.11)

Reuters: Wounded veteran improving as protesters urge strike (10.27.11)

Adbusters: Soft Regime Change in America – Will #OCCUPY Spark a Wildcat General Strike? (10.27.11)

EastBayEXpress: Scott Olsen’s Condition Upgraded from “Critical” to “Fair”  (10.27.11)

WashingtonPost: Uncle of veteran injured in anti-Wall Street protests: Appalled by police’s use of force(10.27.11)

BayCitizen: Shoshana Walter: Quan, Under Attack, Changes Course on Occupy Oakland (10.27.11)

Mayor reopens plaza to protesters, promises dialogue and “minimum police presence” if demonstrations stay peaceful

DKos: jimstaro: Occupy Oakland, HUGE Reversal of Mayors Policy {Scots Condition UPGRADE to Fair}(10.27.11)

Nation of Change: Flanders on Ed Schultz on Oakland Crackdown (video) (10.27.11)

Laura Flanders and Ed Schultz speak on police violence in Oakland, California.

Guardian LIVE BLOG on OAKLAND (10.27.11)

OccupyMarines: Response to Oakland Shooting of Scott Olsen

Iraq Veterans Against the War: Press Release: Marine Veteran Critically Injured at Occupy Oakland March

SFGate: Kevin Fagan, Justin Berton,Demian Bulwa: Occupy Oakland protesters regroup – Iraq vet hurt (10.27.11)

DKos: Charlie Grapsky: Occupy Oakland Calls for General Strike on Wednesday Nov. 2nd (10.27.11)

DKos: OllieGarkey: BREAKING PHOTOS: Images CONTRADICT Oakland PD Press Release on Rubber Bullets+(10.26.11)

Guardian: Sam Jones: Occupy Oakland: police fire teargas and baton rounds at protesters (10.26.11)

At least 85 arrests after police clash with protesters attempting to retake Frank Ogawa plaza, which was base for demonstrations

RawStory: Eric W. Dolan: Michael Moore responds to ‘hypocrisy’ criticism for supporting ‘Occupy’ protests (10.27.11)

PoliticusUSA: Adalia Woodbury: Bombings, Rubber Bullets and Projectiles: The Message Of the 1% to the 99% (10.27.11)

OccupyMarines is now OccupyOMC

Nation: Natalia Abrams:  (10.27.11)

OccupyNashville: NASHVILLE ISSUES Information from the Department of General Services regarding Legislative Plaza use (10.27.11)

DemocracyNOW: Headlines: Washington Post Under Fire for Occupy Wall Street Coverage  (10.27.11)

DKos: Robert Greenwald: Meet the 0.01 Percent: War Profiteers+ (10.27.11)

New Politics: Lois Weiner: Pushing back on Wall Street’s educational agenda

OccupyOC: TEARS STREAM AS CITY COUNCIL UNANIMOUSLY AGREES ‘OCCUPY TENTS ARE A FORM OF SPEECH’ (10.26.11)

Nation Of Change: Jim Lobe: New Inequality Data Likely to Boost “Occupy” Movement(10.27.11)

“The sense that most of us have been ignored by those in charge of economic policy is totally justified,” said EPI economist and co- author of the report, Josh Bivens. “And I think it is what is driving the energy of the Occupy Wall Street campaign.”

Nation Of Change: Bank Transfer Day – A Guide to Closing Your Account (10.27.11)

“Bank Transfer Day is gaining some serious steam. Although it’s not technically affiliated with Occupy, it’s being embraced by the movement and is the first specific call to action since the Occupy protests began.”

Nation Of Change: Jim Hightower: “We the People” not “We the Corporations”(10.26.11)

“Rather than actually trying to undo this theft of our people’s democratic authority, they tell us to be satisfied with a few tangential regulations, like maybe requiring corporations to disclose how much they’re spending on campaigns.”

Nation Of Change: Amy Goodman: Globalizing Dissent, From Tahrir Square to Liberty Plaza (10.26.11)

“[Asmaa Mahfouz’s] arrest provoked a worldwide response, with groups ranging from the Muslim Brotherhood to Amnesty International condemning it.”

*Nation of Change: Richard Cohen: Where are the Anti-Semites of Occupy Wall Street? (10.26.11)

This right-wing attempt to discredit both the Occupy Wall Street movement and the Democratic Party’s hesitant embrace of it is reprehensible.”

CrainsNY: Daniel Massey: Occupy Wall Street barrages banks with letters(10.26.11)

Joined by foreclosure victims and activists, protesters Friday will deliver more than 6,500 personal letters collected in less than two weeks to bankers across the city.

Docudharma: TheMomCat: Wall St. Fraud: Justice For The 99% (10.27.11)

AROUND THE WORLD

***OCCUPY LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE***

Guardian: LIVE BLOG of OCCUPY LSX(10.27.11)

Guardian: Alan Rusbridger: Canon of St Paul’s: church cannot answer peaceful protest with violence(10.27.11)

In his first interview since his resignation, the Reverend Giles Fraser says he was unable to reconcile his conscience with the breakup of the Occupy London camp

Guardian: Alexander Chancellor: Think the canon who quit St Paul’s is radical? You should have met his predecessor …(10.27.11)

The Rev Dr Giles Fraser assumed the leftwing mantle of a remarkable clergyman who joined the cathedral 60 years ago

Guardian: Marina Warner: Giles Fraser is a conscience for St Paul’s(10.27.11)

The canon chancellor’s resignation over Occupy London shows the church must engage with new forms of faith and belief

Guardian: Riazat Butt: Bishop of London offers debate with Occupy protesters if they disband(10.27.11)

‘Pack up your tents and let us make you heard,’ Richard Chartres urges activists camped outside St Paul’s Cathedral

Guardian: Andrew Brown: Giles Fraser is never taken in by establishment self-delusion(10.27.11)

Fraser wasn’t so foolish as to imagine the City takes more notice of a bishop than the Occupy protest – unlike some Anglicans

St. Pauls: Statement from the Dean of St Paul’s (26 October) on OCCUPY LSX

***OCCUPY AUKLAND***


Rogan Boyle and Simon Oosterman on #OccupyWallSt and Occupy Auckland (10.27.11)

Nation of Change: Massimo D’Alema: The Arab Spring and Europe’s Chance (10.27.11)

“If Europe does not want to be marginalized in international affairs, it must quickly develop a strategic response to the Arab Spring, underpinned by a compelling vision of the future of the Middle East and North Africa.”

***The Occupied Times of London

FILE UNDER: WHY THE 99% ARE ANGRY

Matthew Ingram: Looks like Congress has declared war on the internet (10.27.11)

Nation of Change: Robert Reich: Wall Street is Still Out-of-Control and Why Obama Should Call for Glass-Steagal and a Breakup of Big Banks (10.27.11)

What better way for Obama to distinguish himself from Romney than to condemn Wall Street’s antics since the bailout, and call for real reform?

SOME GOOD NEWS

DemocracyNOW: Department of Interior Places 20-Year Moratorium on Uranium Mining in Southwest (10.27.11)

Made in USA Products Directory

Green Party to Democratic apologists: The message of the Wall Street protests is not ‘Vote Democrat’

PERTINENT TWEETs

***OAKLAND***

@kgosztola Kevin Gosztola

When media calls what is happening w/ @occupyoakland “riots,” remember this is city’s & OPD’s fault. Things were peaceful up to now. #OWS

25 Oct via web

From Facebook:

Occupy Spain:  Send messages of support to Scott Olsen or Olson 1411 East 31st Street Oakland, CA 94602 (Served many tours in IRAQ. In surgery now because he was shot in the head with a rubber bullet, by the Oakland PD)

46 minutes ago (10.27.11  10:15pmEDT)

       Za Rizi: solidarity from northern malaysia

       42 minutes ago · (10.27.11  10:19pmEDT)

@KeithOlbermann Keith Olbermann

This is from Oak. Tribune reporter: RT @scott_c_johnson Mayor @JeanQuan visited scott olsen in hospital, apologized for what happened to him

9 minutes ago via Twittelator   (10.27.11 9:45pmEDT)

@KeithOlbermann Keith Olbermann

More: RT @scott_c_johnson Hospital says he is surprised he has become a hero to the protesters.

9 minutes ago via Twittelator   (10.27.11 9:45pmEDT)

@deniseromano Denise A. Romano

@OccupyMaine Send Get Well Card to Scott Olsen c/o Highland General Hospital, 1411 East 31st St., Oakland CA 94602 #OWS #Solidarity

8 hours ago via web

@occupyoakland Occupy Oakland

Egyptian revolutionaries declared they will march in Tahrir Square this Friday, October 28, to show support for the Oakland protesters. #OWS

3 minutes ago via web   (10.27.11  5:15pmEDT)

@TheBigPharaoh The Big Pharaoh

This is epic. Protesters in Tahrir tomorrow will march to the US embassy to protest the violent crackdown of #occupyoakland protests.

8 hours ago via TweetDeck  (10.27.11  10amEDT)

Wait? DHS?! Department of Homeland Security?

CalFireNews (@CalFireNews)

10/26/11 5:35 PM

#OWS #Alert multiple channels reporting possible raid on #OccupySF tonight around midnight, apparently #DHS wants all cities to clear camps

19 hours ago via web (10.26.11 appx 8:30pmEDT)

***OCCUPY RALEIGH***


@OccupyRaleigh Occupy Raleigh

The @NCDOA tweeted this release at 1pm, giving protesters exactly 2 hours to comply or be arrested. LINK #ows #occupyraleigh

9 minutes ago via TweetDeck

***OCCUPY MEMPHIS***


@OccupyMemphis OccupyMemphis

“Our group is growing once again” … Hundreds gathering @OccupyNashville in defense of TN Article 1 and US Amendment

28 minutes ago via TweetDeck

@OccupyMemphis OccupyMemphis

BLOCK “We should not as Citizens of the USA and TN have to apply any permit to exercise Free Speech” BLOCK. #OccupyNashville

27 minutes ago via TweetDeck

***OCCUPY PERTH***


@OccupyPerth #OccupyPerth

Uranium protesters walked 1200km through the bush to be here. Fantastic. #occupyperth

7 minutes ago via TweetDeck

@AnonyOps_ Anonymous

Anon O’Lantern that was donated at Occupy London Ontario last night. It said “Occupy” on the back. LINK #anonyops #OWS

18 minutes ago via web  (10.27.11 5:20pmEDT)

@kgosztola Kevin Gosztola

#OWS is not going to get in the business of helping two major US political parties further rig system. They aren’t a #GOTV movement.

9 minutes ago via web   (10.16.11  7:51pmEDT)

OccupyEarth Occupy Earth

We #OccupyEarth and we claim the right to protect our land from unsustainable interests. #globalchange #tomalacalle15o #Oct15 #takewallst

2 minutes ago  (10.12.11 appx 9:45pm EDT)

@OccupyPeoria OccupyPeoria

We’re not the left. We’re not the right. We are the bottom and we’re coming up. #ows #occupychi #occupypeoria #occupyamerica #occupyearth

8 Oct via web (9:45amEDT)

OccupyWallSt Occupy Wall Street

Organizations and politicians are supporting us but they are not sponsoring us #ows

about 3 hours ago (10.08.11 appx 8:20am EDT)

OpWallStreet #OccupyAmerica

by OccupyWallSt

To those who are worried about #OWS becoming co-opted by partisan politics, DONT WORRY. #OccupyWallStreet by design cant be controlled.

9 hours ago  (10.06.11 appx 2am EDT)

PHOTOs

***OAKLAND***

Candles for #OccupyOakland and the Marine Corp at #OccupyChicago

*Want to see what protesters did with the barricade fences used to keep them out?

CRYPTOME: Occupy Oakland Photos

Oakland Police and the US Military; just a small difference

(h/t alma)

*Occupy Detroit Flikr Pool

Guardian: Occupy: protesters in their own words – London became part of the global Occupy movement when protesters set up camp at St Paul’s. From Frankfurt to Madrid, Wall Street to Athens, people are taking to the streets to rage against greed and inequality. Who are the demonstrators and what do they hope to achieve?

Guardian: Occupy Together Flickr Gallery

Guardian: Occupy Everywhere: geotagged photos of demonstrations and events of the global movement

We are the 99%

VIDEOs

Police or ?? Surveillance Video in NYC (10.27.11):

***OAKLAND***

Daily Show:

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook

Keith Olbermann:

Anonymous:

Current: KOlbermann: Oakland Cops Open Fire With Shotgun Beanbags & Tear Gas On Peaceful Protesters

A Joke Among Dissidents

Slavoj Zizek tells a joke about Soviet Russia and how critical Leftists should act.

RT: US cops tried to erase online evidence of brutality

(h/t Kathleen)

Charlie Rose: Chris Hedges and Amy Goodman Talk OWS

JourneyManPictures: Occupy Wall Street – USA

TED: Richard Wilkinson: How economic inequality harms societies

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