The Occupation Continues

The #Occupy movement is continuing to grow and there are some obviously different reactions depending on where the occupation is happening. I’ve got the news I’ve managed to follow below divided by region as much as possible.

And a quote from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. from 1967. It saddens me that it’s still applicable:

I am convinced that if we are to get on the right side of the world revolution, we as a nation must undergo a radical revolution of values. We must rapidly begin the shift from a “thing-oriented” society to a “person-oriented” society. When machines and computers, profit motives and property rights are considered more important than people, the giant triplets of racism, materialism, and militarism are incapable of being conquered.

Protest How-To’s

HOWTO defend yourself against tear-gas (Boing Boing)


OWS: the sand-sculpture/Day of the Dead edition (Boing Boing)

Guy Fawkes OWS bandanas (Boing Boing)


Bipartisan support for the 1% (ontd_political)

Occupy Wall Street Demographic Survey Results Will Surprise You (ontd_political)

L.I. Couple Seeks Trademark For “Occupy Wall St.” (ontd_political)

What Occupy Wall Street Says About America (The Moderate Voice)

Americans See Themselves as Homesteaders… Not the Eventual Rich (Guest Voice) (The Moderate Voice)

Creepiest anti-nonviolence leaflet ever handed out at an Occupy. Ever. (Boing Boing)

On working with predators in finance (Boing Boing)

What’s Next For The Occupy Wall Street Protests? (The Moderate Voice)

Writers Are the 99% (Terrible Minds)

Tunisia recognizes the American Transitional National Council (Boing Boing)

TOM THE DANCING BUG: Whose Encampment Should Crowd-Control Police Be Breaking Up? (Boing Boing)

Have and Have Not Nation (Guest Voice) (The Moderate Voice)

Y Kunsurvuhtivs R Aginst Branes (The Moderate Voice)

Foreclosures, Halloween Costumes, and How the 1% Views the Law (New Deal 2.0)


Occupy Wall Street Protesters Occupy Harlem Boiler Room, Get Tenants Heat And Hot Water (ontd_political)

New Yorkers in Marie Antoinette costumes throw Let Them Eat Cake protest at mayor’s mansion (Boing Boing)

Video: ‘There Is Diversity At Occupy Wall Street’ (Racialicious)

Occupy the Nor-easter: NYC OWS protesters braved a snowstorm this weekend (Boing Boing)

Generators Taken From New York’s ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Protesters (ontd_political)

Occupy Wall Street Counters FDNY raid (ontd_political)


Traders talk back to Occupy Chicago (Boing Boing)


Occupy Denver: Biggest riot squad presence to date, pepper bullets, multiple arrests (Ontd_political)


State Concedes Defeat For Now in Occupy Nashville Battle; Judge Bans More Arrests (ontd_political)

Night Court Magistrate Throws the Book at Haslam, Troopers Over Occupy Nashville Arrests (Ontd_political)


Words + Images: Occupy Oakland Stages General Strike (Racialicious)

Oakland PD to mayor: are we 99% or not? (Boing Boing)

Oakland General Strike posters (Boing Boing)

#OccupyOakland: video shows journalists, legal observers kettling themselves to seek safety, then they’re arrested (Boing Boing)

Occupier/Army Ranger in ICU: Oakland PD “jumped me” (Boing Boing)

Asking an Oakland PD officer why he’s hidden his badge (Boing Boing)

Photographer shot by Oakland Police with “less-lethal” round, for no apparent reason (Boing Boing) – Video at site.

Occupy Oakland protesters claim presence of police infiltrators and provocateurs (Boing Boing)

Occupy Oakland: photos before and after violent police raid (Boing Boing)

Oakland PD told a judge it wouldn’t use projectile weapons any more (Boing Boing)

Police tactics in Occupy Oakland raid questioned (Boing Boing)

Oakland’s Port Shuts Down as Protesters March on Waterfront (ontd_political)


Ten OccupyPortland protesters arrested for asking why they were being arrested (Boing Boing)

Why is Portland Police Dept. posting mugshots of Occupy Portland arrestees to Facebook? (Boing Boing)


Occupy SF: the teenager who was refused cancer treatment (ontd_political)



Protesters won’t leave Grand Parade (ontd_political)

    New Zealand


Occupy Wellington: whiteboard, camera, outrage, action! (Boing Boing)

    United Kingdom

OccupyWiki: clearinghouse for UK Occupy sites (Boing boing)

Occupy Wall Street: “Don’t Worry” (sign in Brighton, UK) (Boing Boing)


Bishop of London to St Paul’s: distance yourself (Boing Boing)

Corporation of London “pauses” action against OccupyLondon (Boing Boing)

Theresa May says St Paul’s protesters should leave
(BBC News)

St Paul’s Cathedral drops eviction effort against OccupyLondon; almighty Corporation of London plows ahead (Boing Boing)

Dean of St Paul’s resigns over plan to evict OccupyLondon (Boing Boing)

Christian groups: we will bodily protect Occupy London from St Paul’s (Boing Boing)


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