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Occupy protests around the world: full list visualised

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. Tens of thousands went on the march in New York, London, Frankfurt, Madrid, Rome, Sydney and Hong Kong as organisers aimed to "initiate global change" against capitalism and austerity measures. So, we have started listing all the events we can find verified news reports for. But what have we missed? Download the data More open data

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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.

End-of-Growth Uprising Goes Global It began in Tunisia and Egypt, then spread throughout the Middle East and North Africa. It spilled into Spain, Greece, and Ireland. It leapfrogged to Wall Street. And this past weekend it erupted in London, Rome, Paris, Tokyo, Taipei, and Sydney. In hundreds of towns and cities around the world the uprising’s refrain is similar: economic misery resulting from fizzling economic growth is leading protesters to question corruption both in governments and in financial institutions, and to demand an end to extreme economic inequality. As long as economies grew, inequality was tolerable. Social Media Maps Provide Global View of Occupy Wall Street One month after the first protesters showed up on Wall Street, similar movements have popped up in cities throughout the world — and many more are being planned or discussed. As "Occupy Wall Street" evolves into "Occupy Everywhere," several new services are mapping the social media chatter surrounding them. Similar to the dashboards news outlets like Al Jazeera and independent projects like IAmJan25 and HyperCities created to track social media surrounding the Arab Spring, Occupy Wall Street maps now show where relevant geotaged tweets, YouTube videos and Flickr images are being posted, in real time. "I don't really have a strong political opinion," says Humphrey Flowerdew, who started mapping Occupy Wall Street tweets on "I'm just interested in technology and what practical things you can do with it."

MotherJones The loose-knit protest movement known as Occupy Wall Street has stirred action from New York City to LA and spread overseas. Here we present an expanding map of protest hot spots and reported arrests, and track the movement's growth. Check back often for updates—and check out all the rest of MoJo's #OWS coverage here. Protests taking place beyond Manhattan: What began as a call for Americans to gather in New York's Financial District has given rise to like-minded actions nationwide and far beyond. Click on the dots for details from more than 462 locations and over 3,200 arrests (last updated: November 20, 9:30 p.m. In Pictures: Egyptian Street Art The creativity of the Egyptian revolution – often marked by a sort of national humor, viewed by many Arabs as a local specialty – has made the city its theater, with Tahrir Square the centre stage. The activists have taken over the urban space, in the truest meaning of the term, writing their slogans and pictures on the walls of public places. It’s a battle field, with activist artists organizing themselves into commando units, generally working at night, to install their creations in strategically selected locations. (They choose) places that are particularly popular, but also places that delineate the boundaries of the area that’s “under the control” of the insurgency. Security forces decide whether or not to turn a blind eye, depending on the situation.

Occupy Wall Street: The Most Important Thing in the World Now Published in The Nation. I was honored to be invited to speak at Occupy Wall Street on Thursday night. Since amplification is (disgracefully) banned, and everything I said had to be repeated by hundreds of people so others could hear (a.k.a. “the human microphone”), what I actually said at Liberty Plaza had to be very short. With that in mind, here is the longer, uncut version of the speech. I love you. map: Thousands of students prepare to 'Occupy' colleges LOS ANGELES (RNN) - College students across the country are preparing for Thursday's national day of protests in unity with the Occupy Wall Street movement. As of Wednesday evening, 90 colleges were confirmed for Occupy College's "National Student Solidarity Protest," according to the group's website. Natalia Abrams, a spokeswoman and facilitator for the group, expects the number to surpass 100. This will be the second protest of the fledgling group, which sponsored a walk-out on college campuses Oct. 5. Thursday's protests are planned for 4:30 p.m. ET.

Global Square Next meeting of GlobalSquare (also known as Occupy the WSF initiative) Our next meeting Date: Thursday, 17th of January 2013Time: 19.00 GMT in Mumble, for other locations please use the time zone converterLocation: server, room: Assemblies & Round Tables > OPEN SPACEPad for agenda and minutes: (add your proposals here) About our initiative From 26-30 March 2013 the World Social Forum (WSF) will take place in Tunis. What do we want again? Occupy Wall St takes hold of Australia "Tens of thousands" expected soon "It's not radicals - just ordinary people" Australians prepare own occupations IT'S the protest movement that may not exactly know what it's protesting about - and may not have much chance of achieving it. Demontrators enraged by "corporate greed" plan to spread their message in capital cities across Australia tomorrow as part of the Occupy Wall Street movement. As tracked down Australians at the original Wall Street protest in New York, organisers of the local offshoots said they planned to set up a permanent campsite outside the Reserve Bank in Sydney to highlight "massive inequalities in Australia".