Friday, February 17, 2012


  • One Occupy Wall Street activist wants to put the protests money where its mouth is. Thornton said he was inspired to file the papers after watching comedian Stephen Colbert discuss his super pac on his TV show.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Pancho Ramos Stierle was known by members of the Fruitvale community in Oakland as a spiritual leader.
  • (AlterNet)
  • BERKELEY -- University police cleared out a roving Occupy Cal camp early Friday morning, with the campers disbanding peacefully and with no arrests, police said.
  • (San Jose Mercury News)
  • Getting money out of politics byraising as much campaign cash as they can. Occupy is officially starting a PAC, which will enable them to raise money for or against candidates and to provide information about legislation and ballot initiatives.
  • (Town Hall)
  • Peaks in grassroots struggles are often defined by the disconnect between the demands of rising popular frustrations and the indifference or hostilities waged on behalf of the ruling establishment to protect the status quo.
  • (Salon)
  • NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A Republican lawmaker who abstained from voting on legislation intended to stop Occupy Nashville protesters from staying overnight at the Capitol complex says the measure is too broad. Rep.
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  • Friday marks the five-month anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement.
  • (In These Times)
  • Skip ahead to page 310 of the Occupy the SEC comment letter on the Volcker Rule, and there you will find Annexure B: a list of suggested changes to one of the most controversial components of the Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation.
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  • The Occupy Olympia movement is far from dead, despite an eviction in December from state-owned Heritage Park where a tent protest against economic inequality carried on for two full months.
  • (Olympian)
  • ASHEVILLE — The deadline is today for Occupy Asheville protesters to vacate an encampment in front of City Hall.
  • (Asheville Citizen-Times)

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