Occupy Portland: A video that tells the larger Occupy Movement story so well.

This is a clear and compelling depiction of the core reason for  and the core spirit of the Occupy Movement.  This is really good.  If you have friends that don’t quite get it, share this good video with them.  Enjoy.  Walt   Why Occupy Portland? from Softbox on Vimeo. Advertisements

David Graeber, Occupy Wall Street’s anarchist roots. The ‘Occupy’ movement is one of several in American history to be based on anarchist principles.

Occupy Wall Street’s anarchist roots   The ‘Occupy’ movement is one of several in American history to be based on anarchist principles. David Graeber Last Modified: 30 Nov 2011 07:06 http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2011/11/2011112872835904508.html The ‘Occupy’ movement is ‘a genuine attempt to create the institutions of a new society in the shell of the old’ [AFP] New York, NY – Almost every … Continue reading

You Can’t Evict an Idea by Sally Kohn. A Fox News Editorial that could have come from Huffington Post.

A Fox News Editorial that could have come from Huffington Post. You Can’t Evict an Idea http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2011/11/15/cant-evict-idea/ By Sally Kohn Published November 15, 2011 The “occupy” camps were just a tactic. The 99% is a growing movement whose time has come. In the middle of the night, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and hundreds of police in … Continue reading

Occupy Portland Site Closed Sunday 11/13/11

The morning after the Midnight deadline and “showdown” the Police take over the Occupy Portland Camp, set up fences around those parks, block the streets and set up a human barrier at 4th and Main where Occupiers (700?) gathered.   Occupy Portland Site Closed 11/13/11, a set on Flickr.

Occupy and American Disparities: Bad Moon Rising. “I see the bad moon arising. I see trouble on the way”. CCR.

The second graphic is more startling than the first. Note the top line is the TOP .1% …… A couple of graphics paint the picture.  These were taken from: BAD MOON RISING, Jim Quinn, WashingtonsBlog From Jim Quinn of the Burning Platform http://www.theburningplatform.com/ post in which he gives an important context to the Occupy movements in … Continue reading

Roger Waters of Pink Floyd fame is outspoken on Fear, Walls and the Occupy Movement. http://youtu.be/tqtNvgzWsis

  The first video is Roger doing a quick riff in support of the Occupy Movement.  The second is an Occupy montage to the tune of The Tides are Turning.  The third is a 25 minute interview that I found quite good…  excellent questions and in depth answers so rarely found in “main stream”  media.  This … Continue reading