Occupy Wall Street Tuesday 10.18.11

(4 pm. – promoted by ek hornbeck)

Reader Supported News: OWS Organizers Blast MoveOn (10.15.11)

For more Information on Occupy Protests Please See:

Occupy Wall Street Basic Information~

Civil Rights Resources for Occupying, How to Donate money or food,

Web sites & Facebook pages to find an Occupy near YOU, Live Streaming links,

Unions/Organizations/People in Solidarity & more.

Previous editions in this series can be found HERE for earlier articles, etc

**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 The BoardRoom

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

Life gets awfully lonely for those at the top. What can we do to let them know someone’s thinking of them? Maybe they need some new friends! We’ve thought of two ways we can help them with that.

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

ATTEND: Occupy Wall St. Benefit Show !

Saturday, October 22 at 6:30pm – October 23 at 2:00am

Gussy’s Bar & Grill  20-14 29th St  Queens, NY

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

***SIGN PETITION: Working America: I Am Not Your ATM

SIGN PETITION: WE the People: petition the obama administration to: Make Bribing Politicians Illegal

SIGN PETITION: Change.org: NYC Mayor: Stand with Occupy Wall Street



SIGN PETITION: Change.org: Occupy Wall Street: Occupy Together

SIGN PETITION: AVAAZ: The World vs Wall Street

SIGN PETITION: Credo: Stand with Occupy Wall Street

SIGN PETITION: Get Money Out

Over 200,000 signatures!

Help us expose the auction. If you’ve received political fundraising solicitations on the phone or over email, submit them!

SIGN PETITION: Eric Grieco: Tell Congress: We need jobs, not cuts!

(for more info see “Petitions” HERE)

DOWNLOAD: POSTERS!!

(see more under “NEWSPAPER/MEDIA” HERE)

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

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

99% items, Occupy Items, Fawke Items

SHARE A RIDE: Are you going to an Occupy event & have room in your car? Do you want to go but have no ride?

Carpool-to-Occupy is endorsing yRides (promoted by Occupy Together)

OCCUPY ANNOUNCEMENTS!!


Reader Supported News: OWS Organizers Blast MoveOn (10.15.11)

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’

Occupy Together Meetups

in 1951 cities as of 10.18.11 at 10am EDT

Occupy Together is creating has created an Occupy Directory!

Please make sure YOUR Occupy Group is listed!


First Declaration of the Occupation of New York City 09.29.11


LINKs & ARTICLEs

Be sure to see the TWO posts from Oct 15 ONE and TWO

for a wealth of articles, etc. from the Oct 15 United for Global Change Protests.

please excuse any repeated listings.


AROUND THE COUNTRY


*Nation of Change: David Goldstein: As Rage at Wall Street Rises, Its Moneymen Shower Cash on Candidates (10.18.11)

*Nation of Change: Robert Reich: The Meagerness of The Republican Debates, The Smallness of The Presidents Solution And The Need for A Progressive Alternative(10.18.11)

*Nation of Change: Jorge Rivas: Occupy Wall Street Protest Go Global While Focus Stays on Poor (10.18.11)

*NY Daily News: Pizza is the official food of Occupy Wall Street; NYC’s Liberatos Pizza spawns OccuPie

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/lif…

*Business Insider: Noah Davis: The New Yorker Mocks The 1% With Its Occupy Wall Street Cover (10.17.11)

*Salon: Justin Elliott: Obama White House parrots “99 percent” line – Occupy Wall Street’s most powerful slogan crosses the lips of an administration spokesman(10.18.11)

*Salon: Steve Kornacki: Barack Obama’s OWS problem – He wants to fold the movement into his reelection campaign. What does he think it is, the Tea Party?(10.18.11)

*Metro: Cassandra Garrison: Jesse Jackson visits Occupy Wall Street, joins human barricade (10.18.11)

*NY Daily News: Melissa Grace: Dismiss all charges or we will clog up courts, lawyers for Occupy Wall Street protesters say (10.17.11)

*IrregularTimes: JClifford: Jill Stein Refuses To Co-Opt Occupy Wall Street To Her Advantage (10.15.11)

(reason to protest)

*Think Progress: Travis Waldron: While Corporate Profits Are At 60-Year High, Main Street Businesses Continue To Struggle (10.17.11)

*Reuters: Ben Berkowitz: From a single hashtag, a protest circled the world (10.18.11)

*NPR: Income Disparity And The ‘Price Of Civilization’ (& Audio) (10.18.11)

*The State(SC): SEANNA ADCOX: Occupy Columbia protestors praise police treatment (10.17.11)

*Crooks&Liars: Susie Madrak: Breaking: NYPD Tries To Take Down OWS Medical Tent, But Jesse Jackson Helps Protesters Hold Them Off (10.18.11)

*Post&Courier: SEANNA ADCOX: Different reasons draw Columbia protesters (10.18.11)

*Post&Courier: Prentiss Findlay: Getting set to occupy Charleston – 99 hours of protest, music and more at Brittlebank Park (10.18.11)

*RawStory: Eric W Dolan: Rep. Keith Ellison: ‘Occupy Wall Street’ protesters ‘absolutely right'(10.17.11)

*RawStory: Eric W Dolan: Marine at ‘Occupy Chicago’: We need to change things(10.17.11)

*RawStory: Eric W Dolan: Jews celebrate Sukkot at ‘Occupy Los Angeles’ protest(10.17.11)

*RawStory: Eric W Dolan: Bernie Sanders: ‘Occupy’ protests pushing Obama to stand with working people(10.17.11)

*RawStory: Eric W Dolan: Marine veteran on ‘Occupy’ protests: This is our time to change greed in America(10.17.11)

*Crooks&Liars: John Amato: This Is What 99% Looks Like in Pizza (10.17.11)

*Crooks&Liars: Nicolle Belle: A Tale of Two Pundits: Krugman vs. Forbes On The Economy (10.17.11)

*Crooks&Liars: Nicolle Belle: Meet the Breitbart Stooge Who Hacked #OWS for the FBI and NYPD (10.17.11)

*Crooks&Liars: Susie Madrak: Happy Anniversary, OWS! New Poll Shows NYC Voters Not Only Support You By 3-1, They Understand Why You’re There (10.17.11)

*Think Progress: Alex Seitz-Wald: MLK’s Daughter: My Father Would Have Supported The 99 Percent Movement (10.17.11)

USA Today: MICHAEL GORMLEY: N.Y. millionaire tax gets a push from poll, Occupy Wall St. (10.17.11)

Bloomberg: Tiffany Kary and Chris Dometsch:Occupy Wall Street Protesters May Demand Trials, Lawyer Says (10.17.11 6:29 PM EDT)

Aljazeera: Belen Fernandez: Thomas Friedman plots a return to US glory

Those in the US must recuperate their ability to “do big, hard things together”, insists NYT columnist in new book (10.15.11)

Aljazeera: US economy faces new headwinds

Ben Bernanke, the US central bank chief, paints stark outlook on the state of the US economy

Nation of Change: Thomasi McDonald: 19 Arrested as Occupy Raleigh Descends on Capital in NC (10.17.11)

Nation of Change: Michael Spence: The Global Jobs Challenge (10.7.11)

Nation of Change: Dawn Rhodes: Occupy Chicago Clarifies Its Mission(10.18.11)

(best Fawke-ing explanation of the Occupy Movement evah!)

**Occupy Laughter: This is What “THEY” Don’t Want You to Figure Out (10.17.11)

Occupy Laughter: How to Advertise Occupy Wall Street & Win! (10.17.11)

Sen. Sanders List of 10 worst corporate income tax avoiders

Business Insider: Zeke Miller: Bernie Sanders Calls For Boycott Of Big Banks To Support Occupy Wall Street (10.16.11)

Reuters: On George Soros, Occupy Wall Street, and Reuters (10.13.11)

Reuters: Ben Berkowitz: From a single hashtag, a protest circled the world (10.17.11)

Guardian: Karen McVeigh: Occupy Wall Street: second senior NYPD officers faces investigation – Deputy inspector Johnny Cardona faces inquiry over alleged assault amid questions over NYPD’s policing of protests (10.17.11)

HereIsTheCity: More Uncertainty As Two Firms Said Likely To Lay-off Thousands More Staff (10.17.11)

HereIsTheCity: Citigroup Reports Q3 Earnings – Firm ‘Very Well Positioned’ – Citigroup Inc. has reported net income of $3.8bn, for the third quarter of 2011, which was 74% higher than the prior year period and 13% above the second quarter 2011. (10.17.11)

HereIsTheCity: Bankers Comment (Off The Record) On Occupy Wall Street-type Demos (10.17.11)

HereIsTheCity: 11 Of America’s Highest Paid CEO’s (10.17.11)

Forbes: Kenneth Rapoza: ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Gaining Respect…From Wall Street? (10.17.11)

(bookmark these for reference🙂

CBS: Stephanie Condon: Number of Millionaires in Congress: 261 (11.17.10) AND **Gothamist: Ben Muessig: Bloomberg Spent $102 Million On Campaign(11.28.09)

DKos: nyceve: Protesters document NYPD horses ramming in Times Sq. make this video viral UPDATE: new video+ (10.16.11)

(permalink because of so many comments- but they are quite enlightening also)

DKos: Muskegon Critic: Maybe You Have No CONCEPT of What a Grassroots Movement Looks Like (10.16.11)

DKos: Eddie C: Poison in the Water, Corruption in the Air (10.16.11)

(related/part of the problem)

LATimes: Lowe’s to lay off 1,950 workers and close 20 stores (10.17.11)

**Occupy Atlanta: Occupied Solidarity Stand – Monday Oct17th 4pm – JOIN US!

**and Clarification

Mashable: Sarah Kessler: Occupy Wall Street Hackathons Want to Build a Better Protest (10.15.11)

Mashable: Sarah Kessler: Occupy Wall Street Global Map is a Birds-Eye View of Discontent(10.17.11)

Miami-Herald: AP: Occupy Wall Street protests spread to Florida

(10.17.11)

Adotas: Byrne Hobart: Occupy Wall Street and the Information Economy (10.17.11)

CNN: Paul R. La Monica: How Occupy Wall Street can really change banks (10.17.11)

“For Occupy Wall Street to really have a chance of actually accomplishing anything besides giving people like me something to write about, protesters have to work within the system.”

(yeah, riiiiiight! ~ria)

AROUND THE WORLD


*Antarctica Joins The Occupy Protest Movement(10.17.11)

*Telegraph: Occupy Wall Street protests stepped up around the world – Protests against corporate greed and cutbacks have stepped up across America as protesters in London inspired by the “Occupy Wall Street” movement continued their demonstration through the night.

*BBC: Occupy London: Your views (10.17.11)

*RawStory: Agence France-Presse: ‘Occupy’ protestors march at Toronto stock exchange(10.17.11)

Aljazeera: Dan Hind: What is money?

Protests against the world’s financial institutions are growing, but do most people even know where money comes from? (10.18.11)

(related)

Aljazeera: James Brownsell: From cradle to grave: The death of the NHS?

“Privatisation” in England’s universal healthcare system gives an alarming prognosis, warn medics.

Aljazeera: Greek unions strike against austerity plan – Unions lash out at the government with protests, strikes and ministry building sit-ins. (10.17.11)

Maggie’s Blog: The outraged women of Brussels (10.17.11)

Guardian: Peter Walker: Occupy London protest camp prepares to become permanent fixture – Anti-capitalist base in the City grows to 200 tents as activists set up kitchens, toilet blocks and media centre (10.17.11)

Guardian: Simon Rogers: Occupy protests around the world: full list visualised – The Occupy protests have spread from Wall Street to London to Bogota. See the full list – and help us add more (10.17.11)

Guardian: Esther Addley: Occupy movement: from local action to a global howl of protest – A month after its launch, more than 900 cities around the world have hosted protests affiliated to the Occupy cause (10.17.11)

HereIsTheCity: ‘Occupy’ Anti-Capitalism Protests Spread Around The World(10.17.11)

(at least this article mentions Spain, which started the Global Revolution, most don’t)

PERTINENT TWEETs


OccupyWallStNYC #OCCUPYWALLSTREET

Ugh, want 2 vomit. We aren’t a biz. @Bennuworld: Occupy Wall Street Has A Business Plan: LINK via @OpenForum #OWS

15 minutes ago   (10.18.11 12:36pmEDT)

(THIS is the kind of thing that just makes me cry happy tears:)

OccupyWallStNYC #OCCUPYWALLSTREET

Mai runs small thai restrnt 2 blocks frm Twin Towers site. She’s been hit hard by 9/11. Can we #OccupyThai 2day? LINK #ows

14 minutes ago  (10.18.11 12:30pmEDT)

(and they do it ALL The Time)

@MMFlint Michael Moore

It’s both, but I like your word better. Thx RT @studentactivism: The problem was never apathy, it was despair. And #OWS is a despair killer.

11 hours ago via Twitter for BlackBerry®  (10.17.11 appx 1:30am EDT)

@MMFlint Michael Moore

Not many movements can, in one month’s time, get the White House to attempt to sing the same tune: LINK #OWS

12 hours ago via OpenBeak

@MMFlint Michael Moore

We did it! Everyone across the country who is Occupying did it! #OccupyWallStreet is one month old! j.mp/o2KBUk

12 hours ago via OpenBeak

@OccupyWallSt Occupy Wall Street

#nypd is trying to bust down our medical tent, but @revjjackson is in the way #winning #ows

12 hours ago via TweetDeck   (10.17.11 appx 12:30amEDT)

@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   (0.16.11  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

*The most enjoyably effective protest signs at Occupy Wall Street.

*The Greatest OWS Protest Sign Ever

Atlanta/N.Georgia Labor Council show support

replacing flowers at OWS

OWS mimics Embassy Row

Boston: Occupy Wall Street global protests (10.17.11)

Mashable: Peter Cashmore: OCCUPY WALL STREET: 6,000 Protest in Times Square [PHOTOS] (10.16.11)

Aljazeera: Occupy the World in Pictures

VIDEOs


**ZombieBankDeathSquads: LYNCH PIN

Stop a Zombie Banker Man!

*Nation of Change: Sarah Van Gelder: Why The Occupy Movement Stands Apart

*NPR (Audio): Bloomberg: Wall Street Protests Not Topic For Home

*ABC News4: Occupy Charleston

*BBC: Occupy London: ‘Why I’m protesting’ (10.18.11)

*BBC: Matt Danzico: Is the Occupy Wall Street message becoming lost online? (10.18.11)

*Olbermann Interviews SGT Shamar Thomas! Marine That Told U.S. Cops Stop Brutalizing Protesters

*Washington’s Blog: Marine Sergeant Stands Up to NYPD to Protect Wall Street Protesters (10.17.11)

*Crooks&Liars: Bank of Canada Head Calls Occupy Protests ‘Entirely Constructive’

Occupy Sylva, NC

(this is my sister)

**Occupy My Life (bring tissues)

Washington Square Park Arrests

OCCUPY WALL STREET AT TIMES SQUARE 97 YEAR OLD WOMAN SPEAKS USING PEOPLES MIC

AlJazeera: ‘Occupy’ protests

continue across the globe

*RoarMagazine: Jérôme E. Roos: Global revolution: protests in 1,000+ cities – in videos (10.16.11)

The Countdown Library

DemocracyNOW’s OCW channel

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    • RiaD on October 18, 2011 at 4:59 pm
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    • RiaD on October 18, 2011 at 5:02 pm
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    our princess is coming to visit tomorrow. OWS posts will be a bit thin for several days.

    • RiaD on October 18, 2011 at 8:20 pm
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