Urban Shield 2014 Arrives.

By LaborSolidarityCommittee From September 4th, 2014, until September 7th, 2014, Urban Shield reappears in Oakland, CA. It’s four days of glorifying militarized police and their deadly toys. It’s a convention which markets death via its trade show and whose 2013 publicity has a picture of commandos on a BART train pointing assault weapons while a …

Action Council Events — September 2 to September 15

By MikeZonta OccupySF Action Council: http://occupyactionsf.org/ OccupySF: http://occupysf.org ANNOUNCEMENTS Tuesday, September 2 S 2, Tuesday, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Stop the Privatization of Our Post Office! (Postal Union will have a presence at S.F. Staples) Staples 1700 Van Ness (@ Sacramento St) SF Info from Postal union S 2, Tuesday 6:00pm – 9:00pm –San Francisco 99% …

Hacking the Ice Bucket Challenge for justice

Hacking the Ice Bucket Challenge for justice

By Kate Aronoff by Kate Aronoff Palestinian journalist Ayman al-Aloul accepts the Rubble Bucket Challenge. (Youtube Still) If you have a Facebook profile — and even if you don’t — chances are you’ve seen your friends, friends of friends, celebrity crushes and former presidents pouring buckets of ice water on themselves. You may even have …

Brazil’s “Dalai Lama of the Rainforest” Faces Death Threats

Brazil’s “Dalai Lama of the Rainforest” Faces Death Threats

By noah Davi Kopenawa, the leader of the Yanomami people in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, who is internationally renowned for his struggle against encroachment on indigenous land by landowners and illegal miners, is now fighting a new battle – this time against death threats received by him and his family. “In May, they [miners] told me …

Housing The Homeless Not Only Saves Lives — It's Actually Cheaper Than Doing Nothing

By BradB It’s cheaper to give homeless men and women a permanent place to live than to leave them on the streets. That’s according to a study of an apartment complex for formerly homeless people in Charlotte, N.C., that found drastic savings on health care costs and incarceration. Moore Place houses 85 chronically homeless adults, …

✭ We Must Teach By Example ✭

By oneeyedjack The best way to teach is by example. You eat the pudding you make and sell. OWS understood that when it came to GA. They promoted direct democracy, so they used it on the ground. It failed, but only because they didn’t have time to tweak it properly before the cops came and …

STOP URBAN SHIELD IN OAKLAND!


By gx osc media Come to the Rally & Noise Demo Friday, 5 Sept 2014 4:00-6:00pm Oakland Marriott 1001 Broadway Oakland, CA STOP URBAN SHIELD IN OAKLAND!
 Endorsed by the OSF Action Council on Sun31Aug2014 http://occupyactionsf.org/2014/09/stop-urban-shield-in-oakland – Source: STOP URBAN SHIELD IN OAKLAND!


Get corporations out of politics!…?

By elf3 The rest will fall into place…you want conscience or rational thought for humanity back? Stop letting an unthinking finance geared machine infiltrate our system of government. Period. You say no shit Shirlock! Me too ….so: The most important question we really need to address is – how do you get a government which …

Non-union Market Basket workers bring a complicated victory for labor

Non-union Market Basket workers bring a complicated victory for labor

By Kate Aronoff by Kate Aronoff Market Basket workers protest in support of their fired former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas. (girardatlarge.com) This Labor Day, there’s an unlikely workers’ victory to celebrate. Late last week, employees of Market Basket, a New England grocery store chain, ended a successful two-month strike and consumer boycott not for a …

Action Council Events — August 29 to September 10

By MikeZonta Occupy SF ~ACTION COUNCIL~ Next Meeting Sunday, August 31, 2014 2:00pm – 4:00pm UNITE / HERE (Local 2) 215 Golden Gate Ave. San Francisco Websites: OccupySF Action Council: http://occupyactionsf.org/ OccupySF: http://occupysf.org ANNOUNCEMENTS Friday, August 29 A 29, Friday, 6:30pm, Migration: Causes and Responses – Perspectives from the US and El Salvador … → …

What Is Our One Demand?

By pigeonlady Judging by the poster, it is to stand on the Wall Street bull on one foot. A clearer message might be helpful. Or a variety of slogans or quotes pertinent to the missions of Occupy. Updated material to elucidate each point by which we protest and demand – change for the better of …

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By Johnsf San Francisco 99% Coalition Meeting Tuesday, September 2 Unitarian Universalist Center – Martin Luther King Rm1187 Franklin Street/corner Geary Blvd CIVIL LIBERTIES UNDER ATTACK – WHAT WE CAN DO Meeting with Program featuring Norman Solomon of Roots Action! SF 99% Coalition September 2, 2014, 6 – 9 PM UU Church, 1187 Franklin, SF. …

❊ DKAtoday is such an insult to OWS ❊

By oneeyedjack What an insult to OWS. Absolutely disgraceful. He doesn’t care about revolution like all occupiers should. It’s like Obama’s wang is permanently stuck down his throat. And now that the elections are coming, he gets his other Democrat shill friend VQ to come back with his bots and nonsense. Each other voting each …