We did it! With your help we’ve now raised over $104,000 to purchase and distribute supplies to the occupations! Thanks to everyone who has supported the fund – this was all you.
|By: Brian Sonenstein Thursday November 17, 2011 3:57 pm|
|By: Kevin Gosztola Monday September 19, 2011 8:30 am|
For two days now, hundreds of protesters have occupied Zuccotti Park, a private park in and around Wall Street, as part of Occupy Wall Street. The protesters intended to legally assemble and demonstrate on the public sidewalks on Wall Street, but the New York Police Department (NYPD) put up blockades before the planned occupation began preventing any protests from happening.
|By: danps Thursday June 30, 2011 3:50 pm|
One at a time, that’s how.
I know that’s a flippant way to put it, but all the big picture stuff risks losing sight of the most important thing of all: This happened because passionately committed individuals took it upon themselves to get the training and put themselves in a position to ask their friends and neighbors to support the referendum.
|By: Michael Whitney Wednesday July 21, 2010 3:30 pm|
Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the Internet’s first Blogger Strike.
PZ Myers, a biologist and proprietor of Pharyngula, a blog on biology on on ScienceBlogs.com, announced in a post yesterday afternoon that he was officially “on strike,” including in his demands to management increased communication, support, transparency, and trust from ScienceBlogs.com management.
|By: Michael Whitney Thursday June 3, 2010 6:50 pm|
Alabama fishermen used a half-dozen boats to prevent access to the Mississippi Sound in an early morning blockade to protest BP’s unfair hiring practices yesterday. The fishermen, who’ve been idled by the massive ban on fishing in the oiled waters of the Gulf of Mexico, say BP is hiring far more recreational boaters than commercial fishermen in its cleanup efforts.