How to start a revolution: Learn from Iceland! Punished for supporting OWS? Police captain Ray Lewis talks to RT. NYPD loses face and first Occupy Wall Street trial. Chomsky: Occupy Wall Street "Has Created Something That Didn’t Really Exist" in U.S. — Solidarity. This is a rush transcript.
Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: We return to my conversation with the activist, scholar, author, Noam Chomsky, professor of linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. I asked for his assessment of President Obama’s presidency. NOAM CHOMSKY: In many ways, it’s a little worse than what I expected, but I didn’t expect anything. After I wrote about Obama before the primaries, just looking at his webpage—so, take the Middle East. With regard to other issues, he was, as he himself put it sometimes, a kind of a blank slate, didn’t say anything.
I mean, he’s—there are a couple of things that he did that are, I think—he had a couple good appointments to the NLRB, National Labor Relations Board. AMY GOODMAN: He just announced his support of same-sex marriage, first U.S. president to do that. NOAM CHOMSKY: Well, not quite. AMY GOODMAN: And 30 states have constitutional amendments against same-sex marriage. Show Full Transcript ›
Occupy Global Day of Action #Occupymay. Stop the War Coalition, Sydney. Owen Jones: This austerity backlash across Europe could transform Britain - Commentators - Opinion. 12 May: Global Day of Action – Meet the 1% 12 May: Meet at 1pm, St Paul’s Cathedral.
Occupy London: Hundreds march for global change (PHOTOS) Exposed: Media fabricated 'empty tents' story at OccupyLSX. Occupy Wall Street. MSNBC on NYPD Police Brutality during Occupy Wall Street Lawrence O'donnell with "The Last Word". Trust in government has 'suffered a severe breakdown' 23 January 2012Last updated at 05:19 Governments have seen a dramatic decline in trust during 2011 Public trust in government has suffered a severe breakdown across the world, according to the Edelman Trust Barometer.
Governments have been blamed for the financial and political chaos of 2011. In 17 of 25 countries surveyed governments are now trusted to do what is right by less than half those questioned. Overall trust in government fell by nine percentage points to 43%. UK Uncut. Untitled. Awakening Full movie by Douglas Mallette. So what the fuck has occupy done so far? Just another WordPress site. Occupy. One People flash mob - Occupy. Yasmin Alibhai-Brown: As protest gathers force, so does state oppression - Yasmin Alibhai-Brown - Commentators.
When economies are atrophying, the powerful turn even more hyperactively repressive.
Anxieties about jobs and cash produce anger, endanger the settled order, which, however iniquitous, must be protected. Capt Ray Lewis Joins OWS Protest,Gives Message to NYPD and Slams The Greed 1% from Zuccotti Park. Hawaiian singer surprises Obama summit with ‘Occupy’ song. By Agence France-PresseSunday, November 13, 2011 16:51 EDT HONOLULU, Hawaii — A popular Hawaiian recording artist turned a top-security dinner of Pacific Rim leaders hosted by President Barack Obama into a subtle protest with a song in support of the “Occupy” movement.
Makana, who goes by one name, was enlisted to play a luau, or Hawaiian feast, Saturday night for leaders assembled in Obama’s birthplace Honolulu for an annual summit that is formulating plans for a Pacific free-trade pact. But in the midst of the dinner on the resort strip Waikiki Beach, he pulled open his jacket to reveal a T-shirt that read “Occupy with Aloha,” using the Hawaiian word whose various meanings include love and peace. He then sang a marathon version of his new song “We Are The Many.” “I was pretty nervous. “It was incredibly comical. Occupy Seattle: Octogenarian activist Dorli Rainey on being pepper-sprayed by Seattle police, importance of activism - Countdown with Keith Olbermann. To Our Faithful Current.com Users: Current's run has ended after eight exciting years on air and online.
The Current TV staff has appreciated your interest, support, participation and unflagging loyalty over the years. Your contributions helped make Current.com a vibrant place for discussing thousands of interesting stories, and your continued viewership motivated us to keep innovating and find new ways to reflect the voice of the people. We now welcome the on-air and digital presence of Al Jazeera America, a new news network committed to reporting on and investigating real stories affecting the lives of everyday Americans in every corner of the country. ‘Money’ the perfect tool for Enslavement. They have achieved this through their centrally controlled banks which they manipulate the flow and availability of money available to the public via interest rates.
As today’s medium of exchange for goods and services, “Money” is what everyone is striving for in order to obtain the goods and services they require and demand. In today’s materialistic and superficial world and because of our indoctrination that having materialistic possessions will provide us eternal love and happiness, we believe that money is the only way out of our misery and problems. Thus most of us make that our first priority in our lives because all of us want to achieve a better life for ourselves. Through the media, the Corporations, Banks and the Government, they propose and influence what is socially acceptable or not and what is socially admirable or not. All these four entities normally work together hand in hand. Congress to Vote on EXPLICITLY Creating a Police State.
The police brutality against peaceful protesters in Berkeley, Davis, Oakland and elsewhere is bad enough.
But next week, Congress will vote on explicitly creating a police state. The Senate is gearing up for a vote on Monday or Tuesday that goes to the very heart of who we are as Americans. The Senate will be voting on a bill that will direct American military resources not at an enemy shooting at our military in a war zone, but at American citizens and other civilians far from any battlefield — even people in the United States itself. ***The Senate is going to vote on whether Congress will give this president—and every future president — the power to order the military to pick up and imprison without charge or trial civilians anywhere in the world.
Last Christmas (I Gave You My Cash) Occupy UK: Mass strike bites Britain. The Zeitgeist Movement Foresight. Global mass protests 15th October 2011 #globalrevolution #worldrevolution (make viral) Occupy Wall Street: No Demand is Big Enough. This week we take a break from the serialization of Sacred Economics: Money, Gift and Society in the Age of Transition to present an article inspired by the protests across the country connected to #occupywallstreet.
We will resume with Chapter 13 of Sacred Economics next Thursday. Looking out upon the withered American Dream, many of us feel a deep sense of betrayal. Right Here All Over (Occupy Wall St.) Block The Bridge, Block The Bill - 67 QuikPix. Dateline: Westminster Bridge, London, UK, 13:00-16:40, Sun 09 Oct 2011 - Enraged by the attempt by the Cameron-Clegg clique of millionaire politician pratts to wreck our National Health Service, today thousands of people from all over the UK heeded UK Uncut's Call to Direct Action and physically blockaded Westminster Bridge. On a sunny Sunday afternoon, just three days before a vote in the House of Lords which could scupper the Con-Dem government's NHS-wrecking bill, we symbolically Blocked The Bill by Blocking The Bridge between the law-makers in the Houses of Con-mens to the west and St Thomas Hospital to the east. 15th october: #United we will re-invent the world.
THE BEST VIDEO ON "OCCUPY THE WORLD" RAP NEWS 7: #Revolution spreads to America (#OccupyWallSt) - w Pilger, Mahfouz & Glenn Beck. Fiat Money: Explained in less than 4 minutes. Occupy LSX criticizes British media. Occupy LSX criticizes British media The Occupy London Stock Exchange movement has criticized the British media for downgrading the anti-capitalism demonstration after claiming only one out of ten protest camps were occupied during the nights.
British media, which had formerly imposed a total blackout on the event, claimed that the majority of Occupy LSX protesters who are camped outside St Paul's Cathedral leave their tents at night and return to their “warm beds.” According to the Daily Mail, “footage from a thermal imaging camera” shot by a police helicopter showed that the camps were almost completely empty during the nights. Oakland Police Flashbang and teargas unconcious man. Crony Capitalism Comes Home.
‘We are in Third World War - an economic war. And the weapon is debt’ The Truth Behind the News. Guantánamo Bay contractor on shortlist to run UK police services. A May Day alert for the Occupy movement. So, Occupy got it together for May Day – at least, in New York City.
You would never know it, though, from mainstream news: those reports were full of what I call the "erectile dysfunction" narrative, the default narrative in American new coverage of mass protest. "Why Occupy May Day Fizzled", as CNN had it: flaccid efforts, always in "drenching rain", that may be well-intentioned but have no staying power. But if you click onto the new site Occupy.com – or if you actually went to the rally held in the late afternoon in Union Square – it was a very different story: thousands of euphoric protesters, a massive sound stage, edgy hip-hop artists who had created Occupy anthems that were euphorically received by the crowd, and representation by dozens of community groups and unions in Manhattan. In other words – if built on further – a power base. It seems Occupy has spent the winter changing its strategy – and building coalitions with existing community groups on the ground.
The shocking truth about the crackdown on Occupy. US citizens of all political persuasions are still reeling from images of unparallelled police brutality in a coordinated crackdown against peaceful OWS protesters in cities across the nation this past week. Peter Joseph: Message to Occupy Wall Street & The World. The Zeitgeist Movement Response to FBI Targeting Political Activists as Terrorists.
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