This video is about the Occupy movement, in New York and worldwide.
After the Storm: The Instability of Inequality. Nouriel Roubini, Project Syndicate: “This year has witnessed a global wave of social and political turmoil and instability, with masses of people pouring into the real and virtual streets…. While these protests have no unified theme, they express in different ways the serious concerns of the world’s working and middle classes about their prospects in the face of the growing concentration of power among economic, financial, and political elites”: here.
USA: Anatomy of a Victory: Occupy Wall Street Wins a Big One. J.A. Myerson, Truthout: “Mayor Bloomberg’s Wednesday night visit to Liberty Plaza Park, during which he delivered news (on behalf of his girlfriend’s corporation) that the park would be cleaned Friday morning, made me very nervous…. Over the next 20-or-so hours, there precipitated one of the most impressive single days of organizing I can recall or even imagine, and by 6 AM the next day, when the cleaning was set to begin, the Wall Street occupiers and our allies around the world had won. It’s worth looking into what made that happen, if for no other reason than to derive best practices for like operations in the future”: here.
Owners of New York’s Zuccotti Park Received Nearly $700,000 in Goverment Handouts Since 9/11: here.
12 Most Absurd Laws Used to Stifle the Occupy Wall Street Movement. Rania Khalek, AlterNet: “As Occupy Wall Street protests spring up in cities across the country, authorities are thinking up creative ways to contain this peaceful and inspiring uprising. Although laws and municipal ordinances vary from city to city, there is a consistency in the tactics being used to stifle the movement…. Here are 12 desperate and unsuccessful measures the authorities are using to discourage, deter and crack down on peaceful protests”: here.
Global 99 Percent Rally Worldwide in Solidarity With Occupy Wall Street: here.
Occupy London protest continues into second day: here.
In pictures: Occupy protests happening across the globe: here.