Posted 10 months ago on May 27, 2012, 1:24 a.m. EST by OccupyWallSt
The scene late last night in Chicago
Today, students and their allies in Quebec mark the 100th day of protest since the beginning of a student strike to defend accessible public education and oppose tuition increases.
THE ROVING EYE NATO occupies sweet home Chicago By Pepe Escobar
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Rally held outside Department of Justice followed by march through Downtown DC and civil disobedience arrests at White House - Transcript VOICEOVER: On Tuesday, April 24th, hundreds of demonstrators rallied at the Department of Justice in downtown Washington, demanding the immediate release of Mumia Abu Jamal, considered by many to be a prominent black political prisoner, as well as calling for an end to mass incarceration in the United States.
170,000 students remain on strike as assemblies vote to reject government offer - May 9, 2012 Transcript Â IN QUEBEC, OVER 167,000 STUDENTS ARE STILL ON STRIKE AGAINST THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENTâS PLAN TO RAISE TUITION FEES BY 75% .
Posted 10 months ago on May 12, 2012, 1:10 a.m. EST by OccupyWallSt
They bombard us with numbers, and sometimes they almost make us forget that across from the numbers, thousands of lives are hidden.
For a summary of events, see below. For more information, see OccupyG8-2012.org , OccupyG8Thurmont.net , or Occupy G8 Peoples Summit .
Hundreds of Egyptians were hunted down and detained, including over 20 journalists and medics.
OCCUPY By Noam Chomsky Available in paperback and e-book editions ISBN: 978-1-884519-01-7 128 pages | $9.95 First edition published May 1, 2012
National Security Agency whistleblowers William Binney, former technical director; Kirk Wiebe, former senior analyst; and Thomas Drake, former senior official, sit down with “Viewpoint” host Eliot Spitzer for an extended interview. The men describe Trailblazer and Stellar Wind, NSA programs designed to intercept Americans’ phone calls, emails and other communications, without the need for warrants or oversight — which they say breaks the law. Thomas Drake describes his decision to reveal the secret surveillance to authorities and the public: “Not only did I discover the wheels had come off the existing vehicle, we were in an entirely new vehicle — in absolute violation of the Constitution.
There are times in history when people all over the world seem to rise up , to say that something is wrong and to ask for change.