2 blocks from Wall St. the next American revolution has begun. It is an experiment in direct democracy that has begun to spring up all over the country. Soon there will be occupations of public space featuring nonhierarchical consensus based decision making and a new way to hold corporations and politicians accountable for their actions. join us on Wall St. or in your city, join us on the live stream. Get off the coach and into the streets.
The encampment is growing. Generators and sound systems and tents are coming in and a full on media center has been created. Also, people all over the world have been ordering pizza for us to the tune of 2800 dollars worth.
live streaming @ http://livestream.com/globalrevolution
5 years ago I covered the 911 events in NYC and it seemed like we were about to win this and convict those terrorists. 5 years later, on my 10th anniversary as an activist the mood is more somber. We've awoken the masses; who wrote the congressman, signed a petition, went to a protest and gave up. Now what?
compare this year to this
30 some kids on the way to their friends WAKE... were arrested, detained for 36 hours and charged with violating the the newly rewritten "definition" of what constitutes an unlawful use of our 1st Amendment Right of Assembly.
July 9th they served noticed to Brooklyn's 83rd Precinct by removing the metal protest pen they were placed in.
Now there's S.C.A.R.P.
Student Coalition Against Racial Profiling
join forces here
Reverend Billy was arrested on Friday June 29th for reciting the 1st Amendment of the Consititution to the cops who harass the monthly Critical mass bike ride every month. The claim he was Harassing them by reciting the 1st Amendment to them.
Medical marijuana does a lot more than just enable people to eat when they don't want to. Research now shows that marijuana's active ingredient, THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, blocks a known cancer-related protein that's already the target of drugs such as ImClone System Inc.'s Erbitux and Amgen Inc.'s Vectibix.
At the end of the 40,000 person strong "Shopping For Justice" March lead by Al Sharpton a group of Panthers raised their Fists in front of Macy's and burned a flag for justice.