By William Rivers Pitt in the USA:
In case you haven’t heard, there is an ongoing protest taking place on Wall Street. There is no shame in being ignorant of the event; the “mainstream” news media has gone out of its way to ignore what is happening down there, Yahoo’s email service was recently busted for blocking messages having to do with the protest, and Twitter – that bastion of protest messaging for the people who organized the Arab Spring movements – has reportedly been quashing Wall Street protest-oriented tweets out of hand.
NYPD Launches Probe Into Pepper Spray Incident as New Video Surfaces: here.
Over 700 hundred Continental and United pilots, joined by additional pilots from other Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) carriers, demonstrate in front of Wall Street on September 27, 2011 in New York City. The pilots want to draw attention to the lack of progress on negotiations of the pilots’ joint collective bargaining agreement ahead of the one-year anniversary of the corporate merger close date of United and Continental airlines: here.