This video is about the Occupy movement in New Zealand; Occupy Worldwide In Christchurch.
Australia: The 99% must stand with Qantas workers: here.
London, England: The privatisation of public space is harming our ability to protest: here.
USA: How the 99 Percent Really Lost Out – in Far Greater Ways Than the Occupy Protesters Imagine. Gar Alperovitz, Truthout: “The biggest ‘theft’ by the 1 percent has been of the primary source of wealth – knowledge – for its own benefit”: here.
Occupy Movement Confronts Racial Disparities Within America’s 99 Percent. Kanya D’Almeida and Judith Scherr, Inter Press Service: “Oakland, too, represents the disparity within the 99 percent. The differences between white, black and brown joblessness is stark: in 2010, white unemployment was seven percent, while black and Latino unemployment was 19.6 percent and 15.2 percent, respectively”: here.
Occupy Movement Underutilizes Potential to Challenge War Economy. Kathy Kelly, Truthout: “Many who are led to protest in the US may understandably want tax reform, better jobs, higher salaries and more lucrative ‘occupations’ for people. But they also have an opportunity to press even more urgently their important questions about how our society can begin seeking work that is truly useful, and how that is tied to the production of goods and services that won’t serve military causes and won’t be used for war, destruction and bloodshed”: here.
Where Are the Women at Occupy Wall Street? Everywhere – and They’re Not Going Away. Sarah Seltzer, The Nation: “‘As we started to grow, and started to be taken seriously, there was a concerted effort to bring in diverse voices and faces to reporters,’ says Barragan, a Latina woman who is a member of the press team. ‘In the beginning it was really exhausting because I noticed that reporters didn’t take me seriously. My job is to go up to them – and often I would be ignored. I’m not used to that. I would go home and cry,’ she says. Still, her and others’ persistence has paid off”: here.
Occupy San Francisco: No-Show Raid Invigorates Protesters. Kevin Fagan, The San Francisco Chronicle: “Before word swept through Occupy SF of an impending police raid, the camp at the south end of Justin Herman Plaza was largely a crash pad for chronically homeless people, with a contingent of activists thrown in to push the core message of denouncing economic disparity. Then came the raid that didn’t come”: here.
Doctors: Scott Olsen Suffered Brain Damage, Unable to Speak at This Time: here.
Occupy Wall Street Protesters Arrested in Denver and Portland: here.
Police in Oregon arrested about 30 anti-Wall Street protesters before dawn today after they refused to leave a park in a posh area: here.
Occupy Baltimore Wins Support of Police and Fire Fighters Unions: here.
Greg Palast on Goldman Sachs and Occupy Wall Street’s Bank: The Real Story: here.
Top New York Foreclosure Law Firm Threw Homeless-Themed Halloween Party: here.
London, England: Despite media bias, #occupyLSX maintains wide public support: here.
London’s Anglican Bishop Richard Charters ducked questions on the church’s plans to smash the anti-poverty protest camp at the foot of St Paul’s: here.
From Occupy Wall Street to Occupy London: The Disastrous Week for St Paul’s and the Church of England: here.