Saturday , 23 October 2021

Signs of Martial Law

When parallels are made between the Egyptian Arab Spring and Occupy Wall Street the cult of difference shakes its collective head. But as the National Defense Authorization Act (2012) is debated by bipartisan groups there is a reminiscence of exactly the same issue that the Tahrir Square protesters raise. Civilians should not be tried in military tribunals. The bill targets 9/11 conspirators and alleged terrorists ... Read More »

Shredding Our Rights

It seems I have to remind people, almost on a daily basis, that the issues with which OWS takes issue are not liberal issues, but American issues, and the same goes for Tea Party issues, they are not conservative issues, they are American issues, and our rights are being shredded. You should be in support of OWS if for no ... Read More »

Motivation Monday III

If you are like me, you have received a fair share of tough love in your life. What can I say, sometimes it motivates me more than any amount of kindness could. The following speech was given by Bobby Knight to his players. Bobby Knight, outside of his crude methods, loved his players and most of them loved him. Sometimes in ... Read More »

Voting Fraud

As the 2012 American elections loom on the horizon, the legitimacy of electoral process stands in question. At the same time, in Egypt, citizens are calling for oversight and even boycott of the elections following the recent violence. The GOP in the United States has comparative points with the Muslim Brotherhood who is projected to gain many seats in the Egyptian parliament. Both of ... Read More »

Rules of Engagement

In April 2010 when Wikileaks released videos entitled Collateral Murders depicting violence against children and Reuters reporters, the world was in shock. The pentagon has spun this as an isolated incident and launched two investigations that cleared those involved all of wrong doing.”The dead included two employees of the Reuters news agency: photographer Namir Noor-Eldeen and driver Saeed Chmagh. The US military ... Read More »

Occupy Philadelphia

We will be providing real-time updates tonight as the eviction orders for Philly and Occupy LA are carried out. You can view the Occupy Philadelphia live stream below, and read our real-time news updates directly under the video feed. Occupy Philly Flash Mob at Wells Fargo: All times listed are EST Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was the first capital of the union. ... Read More »

Occupy LA

We will be providing real-time updates tonight as the eviction orders for Occupy LA and Occupy Philadelphia are carried out. You can view the Occupy LA live stream below, and read our real-time news updates directly under the video feed.   All times listed are PST 5:10 PM   Rumors on the Internet say that Occupy LA eviction has been postponed ... Read More »

Troubling Apple iPhone Technology and its Possible Effect on OWS

According to an article on RT.com, Apple has filed a patent that will keep people from using the camera function on their own iPhones.  The reasoning for this is to allow businesses like concert halls or sporting arenas to prevent people from taking unauthorized photos and videos. I find the implications that this technology could bring to be worrisome, at ... Read More »

Hugh Thompson, An American Hero

The story I am about to share with you took place in Vietnam over 43 years ago. I would venture to say that most Americans have never heard of Hugh Thompson but on March 16th 1968 he put his life and his reputation on the line in order to save some innocent civilians from the ravages of war. The whole ... Read More »

Good News, Bad News

I won’t even ask which you want first. The good news is that New York City is turning its attention from a non-violent group of activists and is focusing on, the bad news, a possible terrorist threat. Mayor Bloomberg needs a few kudos for realizing that threats to the city are not coming from OWS but from people that would ... Read More »

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