Tag Archives: Freedom Plaza

▶ David Swanson: The Campaign to End All War

Video: The Campaign To End All War By Dennis Trainor, Jr.  January 14th, 2014  www.acronymtv.wordpress.com  PopularResistance.org   In this interview with David Swanson, we discuss a campaign, still in its planning stages, to eliminate “the institution of war as an acceptable enterprise for the human species.” Visiting the website WorldBeyondWar.org, one is prompted to sign a simple two sentence  pledge […]

▶ Are There Just Wars? David Swanson on Reality Asserts Itself (3/3)

Published on Dec 17, 2013 On RAI with Paul Jay, David Swanson says that nonviolent campaigns have been more successful than campaigns of violence. See more videos: http://therealnews.com  TheRealNews Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. Find us […]

▶ What Drives War? — David Swanson on Reality Asserts Itself (2/3)

Published on Dec 16, 2013 On RAI, Paul Jay and David Swanson discuss the culture and economics of war Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. Find us on TWITTER at Rise Up Times(@touchpeace). Rise Up Times is […]

▶ Lies and War – David Swanson on Reality Asserts Itself (1/3)

Published on Dec 14, 2013 On RAI with Paul Jay, David Swanson, author of “War is a Lie”, talks about becoming a full-time activist for peace. Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. Find us on TWITTER […]

Occupy DC Marks One Year Anniversary with Series of Protests

Occupy DC Marks One Year Anniversary with Series of Protests  Posted on 02 October 2012  October2011.0rg By Carl Pierre InTheCapitol, May 2, 2012 Today marks the one year anniversary of one of the more unforgettable and infamous protests that have swept the city of Washington, D.C.: the Occupy D.C. movement. Just a year ago, the first […]

Freedom Plaza Raided 25% of Tents Removed> Police Aggressively Enforce No Camping Rules | Occupy Washington, DC

Freedom Plaza Raided 25% of Tents Removed> Police Aggressively Enforce No Camping Rules By Kevin Zeese   05 February 2012     October2011.0rg McPherson Sq. Raid Results in Most Tents Being Removed in Aggressive Police Action Update Night of 2/5/12:  The Park Police raided Freedom Plaza the day after raiding McPherson Sq.  Approximately 20% of […]

Poster> Join us in Washington, DC, beginning on March 30 for NOW DC and Occupy Power!

The National Occupation of Washington, DC: Occupy Power! Submitted by Margaret Flowers on Sat, 01/14/2012 – 19:14  NOWDC.org March 30, 2012, people from across the country will gather for an American Spring in Washington, DC. The National Occupation of Washington, DC (NOW DC) opposes the corruption of both parties in conducting U.S. domestic and foreign policies. Our most precious safeguard, the […]

Kevin Zeese> Chris Hedges Examines the Strategy of Occupy Washington DC

Chris Hedges Examines the Strategy of Occupy Washington, DC By Kevin Zeese – Posted on 23 January 2012   October2011.org The thinking I express in the column below was developed after many months of discussion with people who worked together to create the Occupation of Washington, DC, which began on Freedom Plaza and continues to evolve with a […]

FDL OccupySupply State of the Occupation> Updated List of Encampments Across the Country | Firedoglake

FDL OccupySupply State of the Occupation: Updated List of Encampments Across the Country Poyce, Seth & Noel of Occupy Salt Lake City by Gary M. Below is the up-to-date list of the status of Occupy encampments across the country, based on reports from OccupySupply liaisons of the FDL Membership Program who deliver supplies to them […]

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 […]

A Report from Freedom Plaza> Occupy DC

Dear Friend, We have now passed our first month on Freedom Plaza! The first week of our second month is filled with great activities. Please join us! On Tuesday afternoon at 3:00 Ben and Jerry’s is bringing ice cream.  That night, Andy Shallal of Bus Boys and Poets will serve dinner to celebrate our first month on the Plaza.  We’ll have discussions […]

Three Weeks Occupying Freedom Plaza

 Three Weeks Occupying Freedom Plaza  Kevin Zeese  Nation of Change   Thursday 27 October 2011 “We’ve had rallies and protests, closed down banks and the Chamber of Commerce, protested in the House, Senate and at the White House.” It has been a whirl­wind of ac­tiv­ity since Oc­to­ber 6 when the oc­cu­pa­tion of Free­dom Plaza began.  We’ve […]

Go to Freedom Plaza. Stop the War Machine. End Empire Before It Ends Us.

Go to Freedom Plaza. Stop the War Machine. End Empire Before It Ends Us.  Coleen Rowley, Former FBI Special Agent Posted October 10, 2011 Huffington Post   The day after our van-load of Minnesotans got back from its “October 2011 — Stop the Machine” occupation of Freedom Plaza, the surprising news came that Washington D.C. authorities extended organizers’ permit for FOUR MORE […]

“We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Press Passes” First Amendment Rights and New Court Rulings

 We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Press Passes John Grant   Published: Sunday 9 October 2011   Nation of Change The First Amend­ment right to gather news is, as the Court has often noted, not one that in­ures solely to the ben­e­fit of the news media; rather, the pub­lic’s right of ac­cess to in­for­ma­tion is co­ex­ten­sive […]

Washington D.C.> Practicing for the revolution: Preparing for our Tahir Square moment

Waiting for our Tahrir Square Revolution Practicing for the Revolution: Preparing for our Tahrir Square Moment Steve Clemens. Oct. 5, 2011   Mennonista NOTE:  To see livestream video of the Washington D.C. protest and occupation, go to October2011.org Peacemaker Kathy Kelly told our new friends, Zahra, Shahrbanoo, and Basir, in Kubul in March, “We didn’t […]