Category Archives: OWS

Has it really been two years already?

Occupy Unmasked (Once again, the Klown was right. The Klown is always right.)

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Well That Explains The OWS Rape Tents

Nutroots Nation is meeting again: Netroots panelists: People who work multiple jobs aren’t sexually liberated because they don’t have time for sex Americans who work multiple jobs are being sexually repressed by society because they don’t have time for sex, … Continue reading

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I Toldja So!

Never argue with the Klown. The Klown is always right: Study: OWS Was Disproportionately Rich, Overwhelmingly White According to a new study from sociologists at the City University of New York, more than a third of activists in the Occupy … Continue reading

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Naomi Wolf is a paranoid twit

Naomi Wolf in the Guardian: Revealed: how the FBI coordinated the crackdown on Occupy New documents prove what was once dismissed as paranoid fantasy: totally integrated corporate-state repression of dissent It was more sophisticated than we had imagined: new documents … Continue reading

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And lo, what the Klown predicted hath cometh to passeth

Remember last year’s Shiny New Thing? Occupy Sets Wall Street Tie-Up as Protesters Face Burnout Occupy Wall Street, the global movement against inequality that ignited in Manhattan last year, will mark its first anniversary by trying to block traffic in … Continue reading

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Overnight Open Thread

They’re back (maybe). Where is Mayor Daley when you need him?

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Life’s A Beach Open Thread

It appears that the Occupy National Gathering (#natgat) is not off to a very good start. The Giants lost to the Reds again yesterday. How is your weekend going?

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BREAKING! OWS #NatGat Surrounded by Police

UPDATE 10:43 EDT: All livestreams are now down. Looks like that’s all for tonight, folks. I’ll keep my eyes peeled for another 15 minutes or so. Hope you enjoyed the show. UPDATE 10:06 EDT: Livesteam and Fed. Det. Center keeps … Continue reading

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Occupy Road Trip

The Sad Demise of the Occupy Movement Remember when the Democratic Party saw the Occupy movement as the Left’s equivalent of the Tea Party? That lasted until it became obvious that 1) Occupy wasn’t actually much of a movement, and … Continue reading

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Occupiers wanted – $20 hour

The Army Will Pay You to Riot How does the US Army know if its less-than-lethal armaments are effective without being deadly? Live fire training exercises employing a mob of volunteers, of course. That’s right, if you are over 18 … Continue reading

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Occupy – The Movie (UPDATED)

I’m guessing they won’t be showing the rapes. DCBlogger: If you are running for office as a Green or some other emergent party candidate, you should be working the theaters running this movie. Stand in front of the theater and … Continue reading

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What happened to Riverdaughter?

For several months Riverdaughter at The Confluence was a vocal advocate of Occupy Wall Street. Yesterday was the long-advertised reboot of OWS, with demonstrations planned across the country. So where was Riverdaughter? She didn’t do any posts promoting yesterday’s activities. … Continue reading

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“We are the 99 percent, and this is bulls–.”

SFGate: Protesters trash Mission District businesses, cars Broken glass littered several streets in San Francisco’s Mission District after protesters vandalized cars and buildings Monday night, including a police station. The vandals were in a group that marched from Dolores Park … Continue reading

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They’re ba-ack!

Daily Beast: It’s mere days from what Occupy Wall Street organizers say will be one of their biggest protests yet, and the people down in Zuccotti Park in Manhattan’s Financial District are hopping mad. Well, at least they’re hopping. On … Continue reading

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Occupy Co-opt Everything

Over at Corrente danps has been running a great series of posts on the Occupy movement, the Black Bloc and violence. The most recent post discusses how disorganization and the lack of transparency is damaging what’s left of the Occupy … Continue reading

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Obligatory Trayvon Martin Post

According to the rules and bylaws of the Big Brotherhood of Bloviating Bloggers I am required to write a post expressing my special insights on the Trayvon Martin Tragedy. Unfortunately I don’t have any special insights. On February 26, 2012, … Continue reading

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The face of Occupy?

The Occupiers: A Liberal and a Radical Struggle for the Soul of a Movement At 5:30 p.m. on January 16, Ben Zucker was in full planning mode. Zucker is a key organizer within Occupy DC in McPherson Square Park, which … Continue reading

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Occupy Spring!

I kid thee not. Via Corrente, they’re back: Weekly Marches on Wall Street Start Today! 2PM LIBERTY SQUARE On Friday, March 16, 2012, at 2PM, Occupy Wall Street will converge in the streets once again and launch the first in … Continue reading

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A declaration of war

From Anonymous: Declaration of War on the United States Government. To the Citizens of the United States and the United States Government. We are Anonymous. In the past few months, our collective has been organizing the operation known as Operation … Continue reading

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A rock and a hard place

As Occupy Boston struggles with a sex-offender ban, its weaknesses have been laid bare It was after 10 pm on Tuesday, January 10, in the stale, bright basement of the Arlington Street Church, where now-nomadic Occupy Boston was holding a … Continue reading

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