Policing the Prophets of Wall Street

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By Amy Goodman ||

The Occupy Wall Street protest grows daily, spreading to cities across the United States. “We are the 99 percent,” the protesters say, “that will no longer tolerate the greed and corruption of the 1 percent.”

The response by the New York Police Department has been brutal. Saturday, the police swept up more than 700 protesters in one of the largest mass arrests in U.S. [...]

Occupation: Coming to a City Near You?

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By Mary Bottari || The Occupation Is On The Move, Find a Big Bank Protest Near You ||

October 24, 2011 “PRWatch” – U.S. Senator Paul Wellstone used to say “sometimes you have to pick a fight to win one.”

Now Occupy Wall Street has picked one, right in Jamie Dimon’s backyard.

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An Open Letter to Wall Street

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by: William Rivers Pitt, Truthout | Op-Ed ||

Cancel my subscription To the resurrection Send my credentials to the House of detention I got some friends inside…

- James Douglas Morrison

Before anything else, I would like to apologize for the mess outside your office. It’s been three weeks since all those hippies and punk-rockers and students and union members and working mothers and single fathers and airline [...]

A New American Revolution Class Warfare Accelerating, Democracy Losing Grip

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By Paul B. Farrell ||

October 04, 2011 “MarketWatch” – SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — Memo to the Super Rich, your high-paid lobbyists and your no-compromise political puppets whose sole mission is destroying the presidency: Yes, you are succeeding. You’re also killing the economy.

Thanks to your self-destructive ideology, America is [...]

America’s New Radicals Attack a System That Ignores Them

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By Ted Rall

|| October 03, 2011 “Information Clearing House“ –- 

“Enraged young people,” The New York Times worries aloud, are kicking off the dust of phony democracy, in which “the job of a citizen was limited to occasional trips to the polling [...]

We Are The 99 Percent

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By Mark Ruffalo || Occupy Wall Street is a peaceful stand against the big American rip-off. Support it and regain your dignity

October 03, 2011 “The Guardian” – - I have spent the last two days at the Occupy Wall Street gathering. It was a beautiful display of peaceful action: so much kindness and gentleness in the camp, so [...]

Class Warfare Indeed!

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By Michael Parenti |

October 02, 2011 “Information Clearing House

– Over the last two decades or more, Republicans have been denouncing as “class warfare” any attempt at criticizing and restraining their mean one-sided system of capitalist financial expropriation.

The [...]

“They’re Arresting Us One by One”: 700 Thrown in Jail as Wall St. Protest Grows — Labor Declares Support

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By Sarah Jaffe |

700 reported arrests and still Liberty Plaza remains occupied by protesters declaring, “We Are the 99%.”

It’s raining in Liberty Plaza Saturday afternoon as the shrunken crowds fall in around the Occupy Wall Street media center, which still isn’t allowed a tent. They’re keeping the laptops and livestream (which reports 13,000 viewers at one point, from around the world) under a large picnic [...]

Truthdiggers of the Week: Occupy Wall Street

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(The Following is from Truthdig.com)  ||

Every week, Truthdig recognizes an individual or group of people who spoke truth to power, blew the whistle or stood up in the face of injustice. You can see past winners here, and make your own nomination for our next awardee here.

For 12 days now, thousands of people have camped out in the financial district of [...]

The Best Among Us

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by: Chris Hedges, Truthdig | Op-Ed ||

There are no excuses left. Either you join the revolt taking place on Wall Street and in the financial districts of other cities across the country or you stand on the wrong side of history. Either you obstruct, in the only form left to us, which is civil disobedience, the plundering by the criminal class on Wall Street and accelerated destruction of the [...]