Occupy Legacy: George Martinez on How the Protest Should Move Forward

A conversation about what the #Occupy movement means today, and what it needs to do to survive. There’s a hint of nostalgia in crisp September air. As the fall leaves show the first signs age, police, who far outnumber a few singing and chanting protesters, form a continuous ring around lower-Manhattan’s Zuccotti park. Today, #S17, … Continue reading Occupy Legacy: George Martinez on How the Protest Should Move Forward

Dan Patterson – #OccupyWallStreet – The Game Has Changed

Audio: #OccupyWallStreet – The Game Has Changed | danpatterson Early this morning, acting on a court order, New York City police descended on Zuccotti Park in Lower Manhattan and dismantled the ‘tent city’ village that was #OccupyWallStreet. During the day police, protesters, and media jostled for tactical space, literally and metaphorically. As of this evening … Continue reading Dan Patterson – #OccupyWallStreet – The Game Has Changed

Coverage: Live from #OccupyWallStreet – Updated

About: This post summarizes (social)media reports from the #OccupyWallStreet protests in Zuccotti Park in Lower Manhattan. A real-time summary can be found on Storify.

Update; Sept 25th: I spoke with many protesters, police officers, journalists, bloggers, and bystanders. I documented my experience on Twitter and Google+. The quick and dirty takeaway is that the protest as a unit is smaller and less focused than the media hype would have you believe. Yet many protesters, as individuals, are well-educated, articulate, and share a common frustration with the economy, lack of socialized health care, and Wall Street “gambling.”

#OccupyWallStreet Summary

An informal summary including short thoughts, blog updates, Google+ posts, Tweets, snapshots, and video from the #OccupyWallStreet protests. Updates are posted in reverse-chronological order. http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=107931 http://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F25018681 http://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F25017220 http://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F25015638 http://oembed.urtak.com/1/frame?url=https%3A%2F%2Furtak.com%2Fu%2F8914&width=400&pubkey=7ecf9754b31211e0adda4040d3dc5c07&key=1e6a1a1efdb011df84894040444cdc60&height=400 “ I’ve created a Google Voice account to help you share your story of #OccupyWallStreet (347) 422-6491 DanPatterson October 7, 2011 Occupy Wall Street’s Effect On … Continue reading #OccupyWallStreet Summary

Update: #OccupyWallSt Grows

Link: Update: #OccupyWallSt Grows Update; Oct 7th: Last Friday rumors of an alleged Radiohead concert drew a large crowd to Zuccotti park and #OccupyWallStreet. This week beautiful weather and an increased media presence – both traditional and social – helped swell the protest group. Along with @JoshSternberg I recorded several pieces of audio (see below), shot a few … Continue reading Update: #OccupyWallSt Grows