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Mary Beaudoin: Flooding Wall Street

People demand system change, not climate change. When world leaders gathered at a preliminary meeting on climate change at the UN headquarters in New York, and one day after hundreds of thousands (estimates range from 311,000 to 400,000) people marched in the Climate Convergence, there was a coordinated effort to demand accountability for the corporate More

Annie Appel: The Occupy Portraits — finished, free, and online

Annie Appel has recorded a vital and rich moment in political and cultural history. Here are the many faces of Occupy. . . . What [Occupy] is can barely be described. It can, however, as Annie Appels photographs vividly demonstrate, be shown.  —From the Introduction by Carne Ross  If you were part of Occupy, you will More

Peoples Climate March protesters say: ‘We know who is responsible’

 While many marchers carried signs urging action to “Save the Planet,” others did not hesitate to label capitalism as the cause of planetary destruction and urged “System Change, not Climate Change.” Anti-imperialist contingent at massive New York march, Sept. 21. photo: Joseph Piette By Betsey Piette International Action Center September 23, 2014 Activists in over More

The Guardian: Dozens arrested as police face off with Flood Wall Street protesters

Activists taken away in handcuffs after Wall Street sit-in. Police use pepper spray to disperse climate change protest. Flood Wall Street climate change protest – as it happened Amanda Holpuch in New York   theguardian.com   Monday 22 September 2014 16.34 Adam Gabbatt speaks to demonstrators at the Flood Wall Street march Click here to see the original article and More

Arun Gupta: How the People’s Climate March Became a Corporate PR Campaign

 Business as Usual in Manhattan  Branding. That’s how the climate crisis is going to be solved. We are in an era or postmodern social movements. The future is unwritten. It’s not about what happens on Sunday. It’s what happens after that. By ARUN GUPTA  counterpunch.org  September 20, 2014 I’ve never been to a protest march More

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