4 hrs ago
Phoenix New Times
Occupy Phoenix Group Criticizes Phoenix PD for 'Spying' on Protestors, Investigative Groups Report
That's part of the conclusion reached by Beau Hodai, the Center for Media and Democracy, and DBA Press after poring over thousands of public records in a yearlong investigation examining law enforcement officials' response to organizing and protesting conducted by Occupy Wall Street and off-shoots, such as Occupy Phoenix.
Fri May 24, 2013
WPTV Local News
'Anonymous' supporting Kaitlyn Hunt
SEBASTIAN, Fla. - The worldwide group 'Anonymous' has drafted a letter supporting Kaitlyn Hunt of Sebastian.
Twitter v. Manhattan DA Fight Unfortunately Ends with a Whimper
Last Friday, Twitter's battle with the Manhattan District Attorney over a subpoena for an Occupy Wall Street protester's tweets came to an anti-climactic end as the New York appeals court dismissed Twitter's appeal of a Manhattan Criminal Court's order to produce the tweets as " academic ." Twitter's appeal raised important issues of first ... (more)
Brent Bozell: The 'Assassinate Wall Street' Movie
Usually movie makers strive to stay ahead of the cultural curve. It makes them "visionaries" who are "cutting edge" because they "push the envelope." Two years ago, "Occupy Wall Street" was the hot fad, stoking the usual left-wing outrage at bankers and the finance industry.
Thu May 23, 2013
Protesters Target Koch Brothers' Potential L.A. Times Bid
A group marched toward Tribune Co. chairman Bruce Karsh's Beverly Hills home, chanting "don't be a dope, don't sell the paper to the Kochs." Several dozen people gathered in Beverly Hills on Thursday to protest the prospect of the Koch brothers -- billionaire Libertarians who have donated millions to conservative causes -- purchasing the Los ... (more)
Communications Workers of America
Demonstration at DOJ Calls for Prosecution of Big Bankers
Former homeowners and activists from across the country protested in front of the Justice Department in Washington, D.C., on Monday to spotlight the reckless and corrupt behavior by big banks that have unfairly cost families their homes, and the government's refusal to prosecute these actions.
Wall Street Journal
Celebrating 130 Years of the Brooklyn Bridge
Its construction was an unprecedented undertaking that stands even now as a symbol of American optimism - a bridge spanning the East River, connecting Brooklyn and Manhattan.
Wed May 22, 2013
Direct Action: On Civil Disobedience And The Projection of Power
By now more and more people are realizing that in the face of government paralysis and dysfunction as the result of influence peddling corruption by an increasingly ruthless corporatist elite , there is a need for direct action by the populace.
Why Are Homeowners Being Jailed for Demanding Wall Street Prosecutions?
A two-day long housing protest outside the Department of Justice this week has resulted in nearly 30 arrests and several instances of law enforcement unnecessarily using tasers on activists, according to eye-witnesses. The action which was organized by a coalition of housing advocacy groups, including the Home Defenders League and Occupy Our Homes ... (more)
Press and the Center for Media and Democracy have obtained thousands of pages of records from counterterrorism and law enforcement agencies that detail how so-called fusions centers monitored the Occupy Wall Street movement over the course of 2011 and 2012.
Farmworkers Fight Wendy's, the 'Last Holdout' on Fair Food
An oversized puppet of the Wendy's mascot, provided by the People's Puppets of Occupy Wall Street, took part in silent street theater to convince the fast food giant to sign onto the Fast Food campaign.
Tue May 21, 2013
Anarchist jailed for not testifying over 2008 New York blast
A self-described anarchist from Brooklyn who refused to testify before a federal grand jury thought to be investigating a 2008 bomb explosion in New York's Times Square was sent to jail on Tuesday after being found in civil contempt.
Mexican tycoon Slim seeks funding details of U.S. protest group
A U.S. cellphone company owned by Carlos Slim has asked Californian authorities to investigate the funding behind protests against the Mexican tycoon by lobby group Two Countries, One Voice.
Silicon Alley Insider
Meet The Occupy Wall Street Dominatrix Who Protested Outside JPMorgan Today
This is Marni Halasa, a performance artist who moonlights as the "Bank Reform Bitch," an Occupy Wall Street dominatrix character.
Mon May 20, 2013
Center for Media & Democracy: Dissent or Terror: New Report Details...
May 20 - DBA Press and the Center for Media and Democracy today released the results of a year-long investigation: " Dissent or Terror: How the Nation's Counter Terrorism Apparatus, In Partnership With Corporate America, Turned on Occupy Wall Street ." The report, a distillation of thousands of pages of records obtained from counter terrorism/law ... (more)
Sun May 19, 2013
Appeals Court Turns Away Twitter's Challenge To Subpoena
An appellate court in New York has dismissed Twitter's appeal of a ruling requiring it to turn over the records of Occupy Wall Street protester Malcolm Harris, who was arrested for disorderly conduct during a protest in 2011.
Big groups avoid scrutiny
Demonstrators supporting Americans for Prosperity rally to block Occupy Wall Street protesters last year.
Fri May 17, 2013
Fighting Poverty Through Wall Street Accountability
This year, I've been focused on how anti-poverty activists can move from a defensive battle defined by trying to save what needs to be saved during these budget debates, to an offensive one, laying out a vision that inspires ongoing, unified action and builds a vibrant movement that connects with people in their communities.
Q&A: Thurston Moore on Chelsea Light Moving, Occupy Wall Street and the Future of Sonic Youth
Ever since he and his wife and Sonic Youth bandmate Kim Gordon announced their split in late 2011, Thurston Moore has kept his mouth largely shut.
Thu May 16, 2013
Chambersburg Public Opinion
'Occupy' protesters returning to Easton, Pa.
A group of protesters affiliated with the Occupy movement has returned to Easton and the mayor says they're breaking the law.