Occupy Atlanta Encamps In Neighborhood To Save Police Officer's Home From Foreclosure By Zaid Jilani on November 8, 2011 at 11:30 am "Occupy Atlanta Encamps In Neighborhood To Save Police Officer’s Home From Foreclosure" Occupy Atlanta has repeatedly run into hurdles, as it has been evicted from Woodruff Park in Atlanta multiple times by the city’s unsympathetic mayor, Kasim Reed. Sign up for Reading Group: Roots of the Crisis & Cuts « Kritische Studenten Utrecht Posted by kritischestudentenutrecht under BijeenkomstenGeef een reactie In the second half of this semester KSU is organizing a reading group about the roots of the systemic crisis and the cuts in Holland. Would you like to have more background knowledge about the changing world around you and try and understand it better? Are the mainstream media and your studies no great help? Then this reading group is for you!
Top 10 Must-See Occupy Wall Street Videos [Slideshow] Since the very beginning of the Occupy Wall Street, many supporters have been appalled by the lack of attention paid to it by the mainstream media. Some news outlets have belittled OWS participants for exercising their right to free speech, and made excuses for those who have used violence against peaceful protesters. Police departments around the country have reciprocated by hindering journalist access to OWS encampments, and arresting or even harming reporters trying to document evictions. There was a time when these tactics might have actually undermined the movement. Occupy Cal solidarity statement and list of events On November 9th, an outdoor encampment, modeled after the encampments in New York, Oakland, and other cities worldwide, will be established at UC Berkeley in order to protest the privatization of public education. We write to express our support for the project of Occupy Cal, and to state publicly that we view outdoor encampments as a legitimate and potentially transformative form of political activity. The occupation at UC Berkeley—like other occupations established this fall—constitutes an instance of free assembly and should be allowed to persist and reproduce itself free of police interference.
Occupy Atlanta Takes Over Home in Foreclosure Occupy Wall Street, an offshoot of which has roosted in almost every major U.S. city, generally sets up camp near the center of large metropolitan areas. Now it has occupied the front lawn of a small home in suburban Atlanta. OWS protesters’ demands encompass a number of issues, including income inequality and corporate accountability, ever-increasing student debt, and the lack of jobs. But now, in what appears to be a first, Occupy Atlanta has camped out at a home in an attempt to prevent a foreclosure on the property and to raise awareness about the country’s gloomy housing sector. (MORE: Banks Back Off Unpopular Debit Card Fees) According to the protesters, Tawanna Rorey of Snellville, Ga., is at risk of being evicted from her home after she had trouble paying her mortgage and tried to get a loan modification.
11 simple ways to support the occupy movement without sleeping in a park « i am lauren leonardi 6. Make a Collection & Donate Put a flyer up in your building asking other tenants to donate any of the items on the list below. If you live in a private home, consider posting a flyer on the community message board at your local library, coffee shop or grocery. Ask people to leave donations on your porch, or in front of your house, and put a bin or box out to collect the donations. Sproul Plaza A March 20, 2003 rally against the War in Iraq on the steps of Sproul Plaza, held by the Berkeley Stop the War Coalition Aerial view of Sproul Plaza from 1978. Zellerbach Hall is on the right, Eshleman Hall in the center, and Sproul Hall is center-left. The student union and Sather Gate are visible in the lower-right corner. Sproul Plaza (pronounced [spraʊɫ]) is a major center of student activity at the University of California, Berkeley.
This Video of NYPD Arresting a Woman at Citibank Certainly Doesn't Look Good I walked by yesterday and saw a bit of this. That woman was being particularly obnoxious and, while that's not a crime, I think its emblematic of what this movement is quickly on the verge of becoming. I'm not sure if its a lack of understanding of who is actually the problem, but I can guarantee that its not the branch bank workers at your local Citibank.