A modest proposal: update US Bill of Rights to 2012 NDAA ‘law’

Credit to the incisive Video Rebel - home here; my contribution is adding a few links and minor edits. Of course, Occupy’s endgame is not to surrender  the US Constitution, but to demand arrests of the criminal 1% attempting to destroy it. When education like Video Rebels causes critical mass among the 99% to recognize […]

The Situationists and the Occupation Movements (1968/2011)

One of the most notable characteristics of the “Occupy” movement is that it is just what it claims to be: leaderless and antihierarchical. Certain people have of course played significant roles in laying the groundwork for Occupy Wall Street and the other occupations, and others may have ended up playing significant roles in dealing with […]

WELCOME TO THE OAKLAND GENERAL STRIKE

http://www.bopsecrets.org/recent/oakland-general-strike.htm Dear Bay Area Friends, As most of you probably know, the police raid and destruction of the Occupy Oakland encampments last Tuesday, followed by the notorious police violence against protesters later the same day, provoked such an immense expression of outrage from thousands of people in the Bay Area and around the world that […]

Occupy Wall Street and the Awakening in America: "Making petrified conditions dance by singing them their own tune."

From Ken Knabb and the Bureau of Public Secrets THE AWAKENING IN AMERICA (Analysis of the “Occupy Wall Street” movement) http://www.bopsecrets.org/recent/awakening.htm “A radical situation is a collective awakening. . . . In such situations people become much more open to new perspectives, readier to question previous assumptions, quicker to see through the usual cons. . […]

Private ownership of the educational means of production

The language of double speak invented by those who own the means of educational production has now become the commercialized language of the masses. As technology in education progresses faster than the moral development of the social relations of educational production, we can expect that language will also change to reflect the commercialized interests of […]

The North American Nobel Prize laureate in Economics backs the 15M Movement of "the Indignados" in Spain

Joseph Stiglitz gives a little surprise speech at one 15M movement assembly in Madrid Marches from all over the country fill up the Spanish capital with assemblies, forums, demonstrations, and actions of protest and start an international march to Brussels by Concha Mateos Madrid July 25th , 2011 “It is not a crisis; it is […]

Fox News blasts protestors in Wisconsin

Image: 47whitebuffalo’s Blog49tweetsretweet By: Jason Easley Fox News’ legal analyst Peter J. Johnson attacked the Wisconsin protesters as vile, “I mean this is really vile, in my view. What is this Facebook central? They’ve covered the capitol with posters on the walls. They’re sleeping on the floors. Do you think there’s enough restrooms in the […]

Project Censored/Media Freedom Foundation Attend National Peace Conference

Brian Murphy from Niagara University, Peter Phillips from Sonoma State, and Kristina Borjesson, author of “Into the Buzzsaw,” represented Project Censored at the National Peace Conference in Albany NY July 23-25. They presented a workshop entitled Managed News: Inside The US/NATO Military Industrial Media Empire. The presentation was attend by over 40 peace activists and […]