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Building Bridges Radio: Unemployment Insurance Cuts and Goldman Sachs Arrests

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | Unraveling the Unemployment Insurance Lifeline with George Wentworth, Staff Attorney, National Employment Law Project. PLUS: OWS Protesters including Pulitzer Prize winning author Christopher Hedges arrested at Goldman Sachs headquarters in NYC as they chant “Crooks & Thieves, Protected By Police! The Criminals Are Inside!"

Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report, National Edition. Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg. To Download or listen to this 27:25 minute program, go to our website buildingbridgesradio.org more...  0 Comments

NYC Labor Against the War: 11.8 OWS Report: Call-Out for Solidarity

Michael Letwin, NYC Labor Against the War | 'A letter from Cairo to the Occupy/Decolonize movements & other solidarity movements: You can help us defend our revolution.'

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17th of December Day of action against capitalist urban development

rote flora | Cities are the location of economical constraints and repressive policies all over the world. But at the same time they are contested areas characterised by the fight for self-determination and participation. Presently, we are experiencing crises, social protests and new movements. In order to multiply these conflict lines on the city’s terrain, a day of action against capitalist urban development and gentrification is going to take place. The action day is to create an event which has its place wherever you are fighting and living and relating to squatted projects like Rote Flora in solidarity. more...  0 Comments

The Future of the #Occupy Movement: Solidarity and Escalation

Mark Engler | From "PROUT": A month after it began with a few hundred people marching on Wall Street, the #Occupy movement has grown to include tens of thousands of participants throughout the country and has captured headlines around the world. If it has not yet succeeded beyond its wildest dreams, that’s only because its participants have dreamed big: imagining a sustained popular uprising that could force fundamental changes in our political and economic system—ones that could end corporate dominance and promote real democracy.
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28 People Arrested at 73 Precinct-Rally & Civil Disobedience in Brownsville

stopmassincarceration.tumblr.com via PMC-NY | New York, NY, November 2, 2011: -- A successful, peaceful civil disobedience action which included many from the Brooklyn community of Brownsville joining activists from the Stop Mass Incarceration Network occurred on Tuesday, November 1. Twenty-eight people were arrested in front of the 73rd Precinct and taken to the 77th Precinct for processing. Carl Dix was the last person released in a prolonged, punitive processing at approximately 2:50 AM. more...  0 Comments

The Cycle of fear

Murdock Todd Cote (Doc) | The cycle of fear is my sequel to the cycle of hatred more...  0 Comments

A DIALOGUE BETWEEN OCCUPY EL BARRIO & OCCUPY WALL ST.

Movement for Justice in El Barrio | The humble and simple community of El Barrio, NYC opens its arms to all the good-hearted people of Occupy Wall St. and invites them to join us in our corner of the world for an evening of dialogue. We will share our stories of resistance and memories of victory, as we bring to life our dreams of a world of justice, dignity, and democracy. more...  2 Comments

Bank Transfer Day Saturday, be a part of it!

* | On Saturday November 5th, wherever you are, make history lovelies, be a star!
All out to move our money to small local community banks and/or credit unions, all at the same time, ka-POW!. Go to  http://moveyourmoneyproject.org/find-bankcredit-union and type in your zip code to find wonderful listings in your area. I was prompted to enter my zip twice. Remember banks close early on Saturdays! more...  0 Comments

NYC Labor Against the War 11.1: OWS Report: All Out With Oakland on 11/2

Michael Letwin, NYC Labor Against the War | “We call for a general strike around the country, and around the world, because we know that the wealth of the 1 percent is produced by the work of the 99 percent.” more...  1 Comments

New Yorkers head to DC Sunday, Joining Thousands to Protest Keystone Pipeline

Don Lieber | On Sunday, November 6, hundreds of New Yorkers will board chartered busses and head to Washington DC where they will join thousands from around the country in the latest escalation of protests against the Keystone XL Pipeline (Tar Sands Pipeline). The group will circle the White House, and hold signs which quote President Obama's 2008 Campaign Pledges to end our reliance on fossil fuels and combat climate change. more...  0 Comments

US Finds Culprit

Dieter Schubert and Albert Mueller | Critical thinking and cultural shock have the power to turn the world upside down (like Jesus' parables and zen koans). Trivializing structural/systemic economic problems as motivational, psychological problems, bumps in the road or industrial accidents is a perversion like normalizing war or equating offense and defense. more...  0 Comments

Eurozone Bailout Deal: Hold the Cheers

Stephen Lendman | class war more...  0 Comments

Anti-Racism Allies OWS Group publishes Points of Unity

Daniesha Laquandria | The Anti-Racism Allies OWS group met in Battery Park this past Tuesday to discuss such issues as Privilege and Power and the concept of Whiteness, in general terms, and in relation to the OWS movement. Yesterday, the group sent out this email to interested and sympathetic participants in the discussions. more...  2 Comments

Union Support for General Strike and Protests Nov. 2

Steven Argue | Police viciously attacked Occupy Oakland with tear gas, flash grenades and projectile weapons. Eighty five people were arrested. Scott Olsen, a 24 year-old Iraq war veteran, was shot in the head by the police with a projectile. Scott was seriously injured and was in critical condition.

In response, on Wednesday October 26, 2011 in reclaimed Oscar Grant Plaza 1607 people voted. 1484 voted in favor of the resolution, 77 abstained and 46 voted against it, passing the proposal at 96.9%. The General Assembly operates on a modified consensus process that passes proposals with 90% in favor and with abstaining votes removed from the final count.

With police violence in Oakland, New York, Chicago, Denver, Atlanta, Boston, and elsewhere workers, students and others are asked to participate in the November 2 actions.

The following is important union support for the call for the general strike and mass protests.
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Announcing Democracy Now!'s Paid News Production Fellowship Program

Democracy Now! | Democracy Now!, a New York-based independent, non-commercial daily radio/TV/Internet news hour is seeking applicants for paid fellowships beginning in early 2012 in the concentrations listed below. Application deadline 11/15/11 more...  0 Comments

Selected Writings of Jose Maria Sison

Red Satire | These are important writings of Jose Maria Sison, founder of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and New People’s Army (NPA) and current political consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) and Chairman of the International League of People’s Struggle (ILPS) more...  0 Comments

Building Bridges Radio: Occupy Wall St. - Sotheby's, Stop & Frisk, Verizon

Ken nash and Mimi Rosenberg | Building Bridges Radio: Your Community and Labor Report
National Edition
Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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WNU #1102: Haitians Protest UN on Cholera Outbreak Anniversary

Weekly News Update | The United Nations continues to deny responsibility despite overwhelming scientific evidence that the disease came from its troops. more...  0 Comments

Global Economic Crisis Deepens

Stephen Lendman | economy more...  0 Comments

Marching for Brad Today on Protest Police Brutality Day

# | It's heartbreaking organizing for Brad. But please for a few hours today, make a sign, come out and march in honor of Brad (the guy pictured on the top of almost every NY Indymedia page) to help keep his ongoing case in the public light. It's a beautiful day. Solid

Related: Occupy Wall Street Events for 10/22/11 by NY Activist Calendar | NYC Labor Against the War: 10.22 OWS Report: Occupy the Hood by Michael Letwin, NYC Labor Against the War more...  0 Comments

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