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News & Logistics for September 17th

We the faculty of the City University of New York (CUNY) express our solidarity with the May Day General Strike and the efforts to create a Free University in Madison Square Park on May 1, 2012. We further support a CUNY-Wide Day of Action on May 2, 2012 to build further momentum for social equality, show the collective power of CUNY faculty, students, and staff, and demonstrate our ability to transform the City University of New York into a university that is accessible, accountable, democratic, and free for all. We are proud of CUNY's heritage as the successor to the Free Academy of the City of New York and the historic legacy of CUNY educators committed to building a truly public university free of cost for all New Yorkers. Therefore, we stand against anything that makes CUNY less accessible, less public, less safe, and less affordable. We oppose the continuously increasing burden of tuitions and fees.

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AnonOps Communications One account. All of Google. Sign in to continue to Blogger Find my account Forgot password? Sign in with a different account Create account The democratic clock turned back Financial markets rallied last week when the Greek prime minister, George Papandreou, announced he was dropping plans for a referendum on the terms of his country's bailout. Bond dealers liked the idea that the government in Athens could soon be headed by Lucas Papademos, a former vice-president of the European Central Bank. Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy think Papademos is the sort of hard-line technocrat with whom they can do business. Silvio Berlusconi's long-predicted departure as Italy's prime minister will no doubt be greeted in the same way, particularly if he is replaced by a government of national unity headed by another technocrat, Mario Monti. A former Brussels commissioner, he is seen as someone who could be relied upon to push through the European Union's austerity programme during the next 12 months, watched over by Christine Lagarde's team of officials from the International Monetary Fund. From the perspective of the financial markets, this makes perfect sense.

Day After Zuccotti Raid, Few Occupy Wall Street Protesters Gathering In Park On Wednesday afternoon, a day and a half after the city temporarily evicted protesters from Zuccotti Park, security and media were in large supply. What was largely missing were the occupiers themselves. "Let's face it, it's depressing to come down here and see the park naked," said Michael Fix, a New York filmmaker and core protester with a long history of activism, as he surveyed the 80 or so protesters scattered around the mostly empty space. While protesters were allowed back in the park on Tuesday, they were barred from bringing tents or sleeping bags. #ows Takes The Streets In Solidarity With #occupyoakland Posted 2 years ago on Oct. 27, 2011, 2:53 p.m. EST by OccupyWallSt Last night hundreds marched through the streets of NYC, chanting "New York is Oakland, Oakland is New York." We circled City Hall, ran in the streets, refused to be kettled or have our voices silenced, marched up broadway, North on 6th Ave, circled around on Bleecker, and marched south against traffic on 6th ave, running past police barricades, running past our fear, running in solidarity with each other and #occupyoakland.

Occupy Wall Street Occupy Wall Street (OWS) is the name given to a protest movement that began on September 17, 2011, in Zuccotti Park, located in New York City's Wall Street financial district. The Canadian, anti-consumerist, pro-environment group/magazine, Adbusters initiated the call for a protest. The ensuing series of events helped lead to media awareness that inspired Occupy protests and movements around the world.

Declaration of the Occupation of New York City This document was accepted by the NYC General Assembly on September 29, 2011 Translations: French , Slovak , Spanish , German , Italian , Arabic , Portuguese [ all translations »] As we gather together in solidarity to express a feeling of mass injustice, we must not lose sight of what brought us together. We write so that all people who feel wronged by the corporate forces of the world can know that we are your allies. As one people, united, we acknowledge the reality: that the future of the human race requires the cooperation of its members; that our system must protect our rights, and upon corruption of that system, it is up to the individuals to protect their own rights, and those of their neighbors; that a democratic government derives its just power from the people, but corporations do not seek consent to extract wealth from the people and the Earth; and that no true democracy is attainable when the process is determined by economic power.

Net Neutrality Is Under Attack ... Again Al Franken writes: "I've said that net neutrality is the most important free speech issue of our time. It's true. If Republicans have their way, large corporations won't just have the loudest voices in the room. They'll be able to effectively silence everyone else.

Donations Thank you for considering a donation to the Occupy movement! We believe you should have a choice where you send your hard-earned money, so below you'll find a curated list of places to donate. Each and every one of these links represents a currently active group (as of April 2014) that are all working hard for the Occupy movement and deserves your support. We are also selling the Occupy Wall Street poster to fund the next wave of activism, give the gift of spiritual insurrection, posters and canvases now available: How Unequal We Are: The Top 5 Facts You Should Know About The Wealthiest One Percent Of Americans by Zaid Jilani Posted on Share this: "How Unequal We Are: The Top 5 Facts You Should Know About The Wealthiest One Percent Of Americans" Share: Source: As the ongoing occupation of Wall Street by hundreds of protesters enters its third week — and as protests spread to other cities such as Boston and Los Angeles — demonstrators have endorsed a new slogan: “We are the 99 percent.”

Mayor Michael Bloomberg warns of job riots in New York City - GlobalPost Please support our site by enabling javascript to view ads. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Friday compared the jobs crisis in the United States to the circumstances that produced recent riots overseas. "You have a lot of kids graduating college, [who] can't find jobs," Bloomberg said during his weekly radio show. Occupy protests around the world: full list visualised "951 cities in 82 countries" has become the standard definition of the scale of the Occupy protests around the world this weekend, following on from the Occupy Wall Street and Madrid demonstrations that have shaped public debate in the past month. We wanted to list exactly where protests have taken place as part of the Occupy movement - and see exactly what is happening where around the globe. With your help, adding events in our form below, we've been able to show 750 Occupy events world wide. As we wrote this week: Protests inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York and the "Indignants" in Spain have spread to cities around the world.

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