Occupy Austin in Solidarity With Turkey; Detained for Chalking City Hall

By: Saturday June 8, 2013 8:05 pm

Turkish allies and Occupy Austin gathered at Austin City Hall on Monday for a special #OccupyGezi Solidarity General Assembly.

 

Questions Still Unanswered About Austin Police Infiltration

By: Wednesday September 12, 2012 3:31 pm

Since I broke the story of Austin Police infiltration and provocation at Occupy Austin on Firedoglake, the story has become international news. To review, Austin Police Narcotics Detective Shannon G Dowell, along with two other still unidentified undercover agents, infiltrated Occupy Austin under orders that reach all the way to Chief Art Acevedo. While undercover, Dowell (known to activists ‘Butch’) built and delivered lockbox devices (a.k.a. sleeping dragons) to activists to use at the Houston Port Shutdown, resulting in 7 activists facing state felony charges.

The Crackdown on Chalk (#Chalkupy Austin)

By: Monday August 13, 2012 7:30 pm

Sometimes occupiers take risks, but none of us expected to be arrested that evening for chalking on a sidewalk.

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