The Nightwatchman (Tom Morello) & Ben Harper performing "Save the Hammer for the Man" at Occupy LA 3/11/2012. I think you'll all really like this one, is was written especially for Occupy Wall Street. Consider this a mid-day open thread
Oh, lucky you, Occupy LA! Ben Harper and Tom Morello perform "Better Way," live at an Interoccupy meetup hosted by Occupy LA. in MacArthur Park, March 11, 2012. Next hour, Margot of News has a report from Occupy LA. Then a little later on,
Remember all that "trash" that remained after Occupy L.A. was evicted?
Mayor Villaraigosa did us all a favor. His massive police raid on Occupy L.A. provided a few clarifications that will prove important as this movement moves forward, which it most certainly will. First, he could not have more powerfully confirmed Occupy’s critique of the corruption of our political system. It doesn’t matter if the mayor is a white, billionaire media mogul a la Bloomberg or a working-class Chicano with deep roots in the local labor movement...
Via Occupy Las Vegas, a Christmas Carol for the 99 percent...
Occupy LA protesters who have been arrested are being offered a deal that would allow them to avoid court trials. For $355, protesters can pay a private company for lessons in free speech. American Justice Associates offers the educational program taught by an attorney - Neil G. Anderson - a former police officer and Supervising Deputy District Attorney for Sacramento County, and his partner attorney Deborah Bryce McKinley of Atlanta, GA.
What should have been a warm 'n' fuzzy cleanup of the abandoned Hyde Park Library in South L.A. this morning went awry when responding LAPD officers reportedly mistook the Youth Justice Coalition for a faction of Occupy L.A.
Via: Arthur S. Rodriguez, the grandson of labor and civil rights leader Cesar Chavez, was among the nearly 300 people arrested last week as authorities moved to shut down the Occupy L.A. encampment outside City Hall, according to his
Occupy LA has asked for help spreading the word of this upcoming event: On Dec. 12, as part of the March and Boycott for full legalization and jobs for all, Occupy LA, Occupy Long Beach and the Occupy movement are holding a port action,
Every police officer should remember this video. Patrick Meighan, writer for the animated sitcom,"Family Guy," (See the clip above) was one of the arrested Occupy LA protesters during the eviction of the occupiers in the wee morning hours