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
#Occupy Chalreston (Taken with instagram) (Source: http://instagr.am/p/i8-8m/)
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
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.”
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.
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
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
Link: Wall Street Protesters Say They’re Settled In (NEW YORK) — Protesters who vowed to “occupy Wall Street” are holding their ground in downtown New York, and say they have no plans to leave anytime soon. The protest started Saturday with a “Day of Rage,” when thousands of people gathered in the Financial District and vowed … Continue reading Wall Street Protesters Say They’re Settled In
Link: Greek Parliament Approves Austerity Measures abcnewsradio: (ATHENS, Greece) — Amid protests, the Greek Parliament voted Wednesday in favor of budget cuts that will grant the country the bailout loans it needs to help get itself out of massive debt. The vote — imposing $40 billion worth of austerity measures, primarily in wage cuts and … Continue reading Greek Parliament Approves Austerity Measures