Occupy Wall Street Wednesday 10.19.11

(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 1995 cities as of 10.19.11 at 1pm 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

please excuse any repeated listings.


AROUND THE COUNTRY


**PDF**The Sanders Report on the GAO Audit on Major Conflicts of Interest at the Federal Reserve

MarketWatch: Todd Harrison: The mindful revolution (10.19.11)

Irish Times: Paul Krugman: Wall Street’s whining cannot be taken seriously (10.18.11)

Irish Times: Naomi Wolf arrested at NY protest (10.19.11)

CNN: Wall Street demonstrations may get star power (10.19.11)

Miami Herald: Leonard Pitts: World’s eyes on Occupy movement (10.19.11)

Mainichi: $435,000 could help NY protesters endure winter (10.19.11)

(this report is from South Africa)

IOL: At Occupy Wall St, the 1% are people too (10.19.11)

UPI: N.Y. cop disciplined for pepper spray (10.19.11)

Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna was given a so-called command discipline and will lose 10 paid vacation days, police told tThe New York Times and other news organizations.

(excellent ideas)

PRWeb: TAP America Provides Next Steps for Occupy Movement – 87 Percent of Americans Blame Washington Over Wall Street for Poor U.S. Economy (10.19.11)



The State: Occupy Columbia vigil not hampered by rain (10.19.11)

The State: Video: Occupy Columbia protestors

(this is BIG news in SC)

Crooks & Liars: Heather: Erin Burnett Panel Drowned Out by #OWS Protesters (10.18.11)

MSNBC: AP: China: Occupy Wall Street’s issues worth thought (10.17.11)

MSNBC: AP: Latest developments in the global Occupy protests  (10.19.11)

Post & Courier: Prentiss Findlay: Local Occupy eyes orderly event(10.19.11)

Post & Courier: Schuyler Kropf: Charleston isn’t exactly New York City, so impact of the local gathering on the national movement remains to be seen (10.19.11)

RawStory: Agence France-Presse: (10.18.11)

RawStory: Stephen C Webster: Hedges: ‘Corporations have carried out a coup d’état in my country'(10.18.11)

RawStory: Eric W Dolan: Obama sympathizes with ‘Occupy’ protesters: They feel separated from government (10.18.11)

RawStory: Eric W Dolan: Michael Moore: Historians going to wonder why the rich overplayed their hand (10.18.11)

Huffington Post: Lita Smith-Mines: Occupying the Hamptons (10.17.11)

RawStory: Eric W Dolan: Cenk Uygur takes tour of sprawling ‘Occupy Wall Street’ demonstration (10.18.11)

RawStory: Andrew Jones: Fox News promotes Nazis who claim to support ‘Occupy Wall St.’ (10.18.11)

RawStory: Megan Carpentier: New Jersey Sen. Lautenberg says it’s time for a new WPA (10.8.11)

RawStory: David Edwards: CNBC reporter to Scarborough: ‘You are the problem’ for mocking protests (10.17.11)

NBC NY: Jonathan Dienst and Shimon Prokupecz: NYPD Inspector Broke Pepper Spray Rule in Occupy Wall Street Incident – He has been docked 10 vacation days as punishment. (10.18.11)

NYTimes: Where Do You Rank Among the 99% or 1%?

and some of the Readers Answers

NY Times: David Brooks: The Great Restoration (10.7.11)

(the following article link was emailed to me)

Charlotte Observer Daily Views: A troubling side to Occupy?

(which referenced these two articles:)

Politico: Ben Smith: Israel group attacks Occupy Wall Street on bias (10.13.11)

The Weekly Standard: Daniel Halper: Will Democrats Denounce Bigotry at the Occupy Wall Street Protests? (10.17.11)

(and another aticle about this)

RawStory: Andrew Jones: Fox News promotes Nazis who claim to support ‘Occupy Wall St.’ (10.18.11)

(and my answer is:)

HERE and more fully HERE

Charlotte Observer Blog: Taylor Batten: For protesters, no bathrooms to occupy (10.18.11)

Charlotte Observer: Gavin Off: A well-mannered but persistent protest (10.18.11)

(really good article~ria)

News & Record: Joe Killian: What I saw at “Occupy Greensboro” (10.17.11)

News & Record: Protest Sunday ‘occupies’ Winston-Salem  (10.17.11)

News & Record: Taft Wireback: Occupy protesters look for new campsite (10.17.11)

StarNews: Marc Lacey: Countless Grievances, One Thread: We’re Angry(10.17.11)

StarNews: LTE: A Voice in the Wilderness (10.18.11)

StarNews: LTE: Manufacturing jobs flurish[sic] in America

>StarNews: NANCY FOLBRE: Storming the Capitalist Castle (10.17.11)

StarNews: Julian March: Occupy protest held outside Bank of America in downtown Wilmington (10.15.11)

WSPA TV7: Karen Kelley: Occupy Asheville Protestors Arrested (10.18.11)

WSPA TV7: Asheville City Council Leaders Find Place For Protestors(10.12.11)

NYT 538: Nate Silver: The Geography of Occupying Wall Street (And Everywhere Else) (10.17.11)

(yeah, i can pull numbers out my ass & prove a point also. pffft! ~ria)

DemocracyNOW: OWS coverage (10.17.11)

ThinkProgress: Matthew Yglesias: Occupy Wall Street Protests Are Focusing Attention On Inequality (10.18.11)

AROUND THE WORLD


(EC investigating bank fraud)

Irish Times: EC raids banks over lending ‘cartel’ (10.19.11)

Irish Times: Protesters say they plan to stay despite weather (10.19.11)

Huffington Post: Matthew Motta: Solidarity in Sweden (10.17.11)

RawStory: Agence France-Presse: Bolivian native protest march nears La Paz (10.18.11)

FILE UNDER: WHY THE 99% ARE ANGRY


Irish Times: Violence over Dale Farm eviction (10.19.11)

(evicting Travellers after over a decade of them living there)

PBS: The true cost of the bank bailout (09.03.10)

(It was NOT $700 Billion spent on propping up our nation’s financial system. The U.S. has lent, spent or guaranteed as much as $12.8 Trillion to rescue the economy. And most of that taxpayer money hasn’t had much public scrutiny at all.)

RawStory: Eric W Dolan: Ohio lawmaker: Drug test bailed out bankers and politicians (10.18.11)

(can you believe this? Occupy must be doing something right)

RawStory: Stephen C Webster: Failed banker-turned Senate candidate funds ‘End the Occupation’ website(10.18.11)

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

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

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

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: Michael Spence: The Global Jobs Challenge (10.7.11)

Sen. Sanders List of 10 worst corporate income tax avoiders

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

CBS: Stephanie Condon: Number of Millionaires in Congress: 261 (11.17.10)

Gothamist: Ben Muessig: Bloomberg Spent $102 Million On Campaign(11.28.09)

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

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

AlterNet: Robert Greenwald: More Reports of Cancer Near Koch Brothers’ Factory (10.18.11)

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: 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)

(with the bonus video I found illustrating)

Fiat Money

PERTINENT TWEETs


@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

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VIDEOs

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2 comments

    • RiaD on October 19, 2011 at 7:11 pm
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  1. Chris Hedges speaks out on Occupy Wall Street!

    Chris Hedges in Times Square, October 15, 2011


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