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The New York Police Department is drawing fire for saying that stories of multiple journalist arrests during the height of the Occupy Wall Street protests are a "myth." Paul Browne, a top spokesman for the NYPD, made the comment during an interview with the local Queens Chronicle.
Protesters in Montreal bang pots and pans in protest over bill 78 and in support of striking students. (Photograph: Peter Mccabe/AP) I gave a talk last week at Canada’s Wilfrid Laurier University to the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences .
Please join use at Wilshire/Hope at 7pm tonight to rock against gentrification and the corrupt practices of the lobby group CCA.
Join LA CAN, Occupy the Hood, Occupy Skid Row and Occupy Los Angeles at Wilshire/Hope (626 Wilshire Blvd.) at 8:30pm tonight to fight gentrification and the corrupt practices of the lobby group Central City Association. BRING TENT. We are peacefully gathering to protest the Economic Development Meeting and the downtown 2020 plan to build new high rises, the AEG Stadium and further criminalize and push out the homeless.
Today, Occupy Wall Street activists and members of New York's 99% will deliver giant bags of cash to Governor Cuomo, hoping that a two million-dollar bribe will secure a long-awaited increase in New York State's minimum wage.
As student debt surpasses trillion dollar mark, students express frustration with not so bright future ahead of them
Egyptians occupy Tahir Square on June 2, 2012 to demand a new revolution in the wake of the Mubarak trials Today in San Francisco, Egyptians, Arabs, and Occupiers in the Bay Area are marching in solidarity with the Egyptian Revolution.
Joseph Stiglitz on Occupy Wall Street & Why U.S.-Europe Austerity Will Only Weaken Economic RecoveryThis is a rush transcript.
City-wide Coordinating Meeting for Solidarity with the Quebec Student Strike and Escalating Our Struggles TIME: Sunday, June 3rd 6pm LOCATION: 16 Beaver St., NYC Every night for over a week, Occupy Wall Street activists have taken to the streets of New York to march for affordable education and against police repression, in solidarity with the massive, ongoing student uprising taking place in Quebec and now spreading across the world.
Our comrades in Spain haven been occupying local banks with lively noise demos and caceroladas, or pot-banging protests, in Barcelona, Madrid, and other cities. In Barcelona, protesters have targeted La Caixa in a campaign called Occupy Mordor, a reference comparing the bank to the land of evil from J.R.R. Tolkien mythology.
TODAY Monday, June 4 2012 Assemble in Bryant Park (42nd St and 6th Ave, NYC) at 6pm.
Stop Spectra: New Yorkers Resist Hydro-fracking and a Dangerous and Unnecessary Gas Pipeline What: Corporate profiteers are trying to force a hazardous and unnecessary pipeline on the residents of New York City in order to make us dependent on hydro-fracked natural gas, a fossil fuel with an ecological impact equal to or worse than oil and coal. The project will have detrimental consequences for our city, our economy, our air, our water, and the earth.