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New Occupy Crackdown Documents Just Obtained by the PCJF

New Occupy Crackdown Documents Just Obtained by the PCJF Revelations Show Brookfield’s Security National Coordination Partnership for Civil Justice Fund      April 20, 2012 NPS Production Documents:  Click here to view the NPS Production (77 pages) Two days before the NYPD’s eviction of the Occupy Wall Street encampment from Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan, Brookfield Properties’ More

Rick Perlstein> Why Occupy Needs to Start Making Demands> Rolling Stone

Supporters attend a news conference and rally in Zuccotti Park. (photo: Rolling Stone) Why Occupy Needs to Start Making Demands By Rick Perlstein, Rolling Stone 24 March 12  Reader Supported News  t’s Occupy Season again. In St. Louis on March 15, and in Manhattan’s Zuccotti Park on St. Patrick’s Day, Occupy Wall Street activists returned to the More

Derek McGee> An Iraq Vet’s Journey From Wall Street to OWS

An Iraq Vet’s Journey From Wall Street to OWS Derek McGee    January 25, 2012 This article appeared in the February 13, 2012 edition of The Nation. An American flag flies over the empty Occupy Wall Street Encampment at Zuccotti Park as dawn breaks, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) In late More

Frank Miller and the rise of cryptofascist Hollywood

Frank Miller and the rise of cryptofascist Hollywood Fans were shocked when Batman writer Frank Miller furiously attacked the Occupy movement. They shouldn’t have been, says Rick Moody – he was just voicing Hollywood’s unspoken values. Rick Moody  guardian.co.uk    24 November 2011 via truthdig ‘A mindless, propagandistic storytelling medium’ … The film 300, left, More

Call it a revolution

Call it a revolution Missy Comley Beattie    November 22, 2011    Intrepid Report  Snarling riot cops evicted protestors and raided Zuccotti Park last Tuesday morning, two months after Occupy Wall Street (OWS) was launched in lower Manhattan. Spin-off groups across the country were shut down as well. Just minutes after I wrote the above paragraph, More

Tomgram> Tom Englehardt on Rebecca Solnit’s Ms. Civil Society v. Mr. Unaccountable

Tomgram: Rebecca Solnit, Ms. Civil Society v. Mr. Unaccountable Tom Dispatch When it set up its campsite at Zuccotti Park, Occupy Wall Street was facing in only one direction: toward the financial heart of the planet two blocks away.  The police, who promptly surrounded the encampment and organized their own occupation of the neighborhood, were in a sense facing More

Tom Engelhardt> Tomgram on Occupy Wall Street, Wall Street Greed, & the NYPD

Tomgram: Posted as comments on "Andy Kroll, Occupy Wall Street's Political Victory in Ohio" November 20, 2011   TomDispatch        Twelve hours after Mayor Bloomberg’s cops evicted the Occupy Wall Street encampment from Zuccotti Park, the space had been scrubbed down and repopulated with police and private-security types, up to 150 of them. More

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