Tag Archives: 99%

How the 99% Won in the Fight for Worker Rights> The Unsung Victors in the Hottest Election of 2011

How the 99% Won in the Fight for Worker Rights The Unsung Victors in the Hottest Election of 2011  By Andy Kroll    Tom Dispatch No headlines announced it. No TV pundits called it. But on the evening of November 8th, Occupy Wall Street, the populist uprising built on economic justice and corruption-free politics that’s spread […]

Video> Demonstrators Occupy U.S. Chamber Of Commerce

Scott P. Serota spoke about the insurance industry and changes affecting health care delivery. He addressed issues facing providers, purchasers, consumers, and policymakers as the 2010 federal health care law is implemented.  Demonstrators interrupted a discussion with Scott Serota, the President and CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Uploaded by talkradionews on Nov 14, 2011 You may […]

Occupy America> Michael Parenti

Occupy America by Michael Parenti     Published on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 by CommonDreams.org Beginning with Occupy Wall Street in September 2011, a protest movement spread across the United States to 70 major cities and hundreds of other communities. Similar actions emerged in scores of other nations. For the first two weeks, the corporate-owned mainstream media along […]

A Voice From The Valley> A letter to the 1 percent

A Voice From The Valley By Ricardo Levins Morales (about the author)   opednews.com  November 6, 2011                                    The one percent. Ricardo Levins Morlaes Hi there. I’m writing you from down here in the 99%. I’m sure you know what I’m talking about. […]

OccupyMN> Hands off the People’s Plaza> Call the Hennepin County Commissioners and let them know this is an unacceptable denial of our Constitutional right to assemble!

Anti-War Committee Stands in Solidarity with Occupy Wall Street, Minneapolis COUNTY/SHERIFF HANDS OFF THE PEOPLE’S PLAZA! Yesterday, Hennepin County Commissioners voted for a plan to shut down the People’s Plaza on November 14th: All protest signs must be taken down and no one will be allowed to sleep at the Plaza. Please call the Hennepin […]

Photos> Oakland port reopens after Occupy clashes> BBC

Oakland port reopens after Occupy clashes 3 November 2011 Last updated at 16:39  BBC The port stayed closed through Wednesday evening but resumed operations in the morning The port of Oakland has reopened, after clashes in the centre of the city sent at least four protesters to hospital. The port – the fifth busiest in […]

Occupiers Have to Convince the Other 99 Percent> Chris Hedges

Protesters proclaim they are part of the 99%. (photo: sunil.subramanian/flickr) Occupiers Have to Convince the Other 99 Percent By Chris Hedges, Truthdig  via RSN 24 October 11 The occupation movement’s greatest challenge will be overcoming the deep distrust of white liberals by the poor and the working class, especially people of color. Marginalized people of […]

Workers Need To End Rich Buying Politicians> Randy Bryce Political Director of the Ironworkers Union local 8

Uploaded by UpTakeVideo on Oct 23, 2011 Randy Bryce Political Director of the Ironworkers Union local 8, discusses the importance of Occupy Milwaukee and unions endorsement of the movement What does the Occupy Milwaukee mean to you? It means there are 99 percent of the people that don’t control the majority of the wealth in this country and […]

Will Occupy Wall Street’s Spark Reshape Our Politics? Katrina vaden Heuvel

Will Occupy Wall Street’s Spark Reshape Our Politics? Katrina vanden Heuvel on October 11, 2011 – 2:21pm ET Editor’s Note: Each week we cross-post an excerpt from Katrina vanden Heuvel’s column at the WashingtonPost.com.  When the organizers of Occupy Wall Street first gathered to discuss their plan of action, the strategy that resonated most came […]

Video> The Star Tribune> a cog in the military industrial media complex.

Uploaded by WAMMMall on Oct 10, 2011 While “Billionaires” celebrate the Minneapolis’ Star Tribune’s coverage, Women Against Military Madness protest their poor coverage of the military and the wars. Check out worldwidewamm.org and our blog at  riseuptimes.wordpress.com for more info. Join us! WAMMToday is now on Facebook! Check the WAMMToday page for posts from this blog and more! […]

Those Who Say Occupy Wall Street Movement Should Go To Washington Don’t Get It

Those Who Say Occupy Wall Street Movement Should Go To Washington Don’t Get It  By Rob Kall (about the author)  October 10, 2011 at 08:43:02 opednews.com Herman Cain says Occupy Wall Street protests should go to the White House. Willy Geist on Morning Joe says “I’m glad to see it’s moving to Washington,” referring to the […]

Journalists Funded By ‘Vulture Capitalist’ Paul Singer Campaign To Smear Wall Street Protests

SPECIAL TOPIC Journalists Funded By ‘Vulture Capitalist’ Paul Singer Campaign To Smear Wall Street Protests By Lee Fang on Oct 10, 2011 at 10:30 am   ThinkProgress The campaign to marginalize and destroy the growing 99 Percent Movement is in full swing, with many in the media attempting to smear the people participating in the “occupation” protests across the […]