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Archive for March, 2012

Let the Million Flowers Bloom

Article – William Rivers Pitt

If you’re going to raise your voice in America, it’s like this. The first of the more than 70 Occupy Wall Street protesters arrested Saturday afternoon and evening were arraigned yesterday in Manhattan Criminal Court. Read more »

Idiocy or revolutionary? In defence of nude protest

Column – Maryam Namazie

Azar Majedi of the Organisation of Women’s Liberation – Iran has attacked the Nude Photo Revolutionary Calendar and supporting video of Iranian women as similar to the tabloids (namely the Sun’s page 3), ‘dim-witted idiocy’ and ‘buffoonery’ … Read more »

Occupy Christchurch Prepares to Depart

Press Release – Occupy Christchurch

“Occupy Christchurch apologises to the Canterbury District Health Board, its staff and its funders, for focusing street demand on public services in their vicinity,” spokesman Rik Tindall says. Read more »

Closing weekend at Occupy Corner

Press Release – Occupy Christchurch

Occupy Christchurch thanks Christchurch city and its council, for the relative tolerance shown towards Occupy’s use of the eastern corner of South Hagley Park for political protest. Responsibility has always been taken by this movement, to right the wrongs … Read more »

Council to act on Hagley Park protest

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council has directed staff to enforce a city bylaw by removing Occupy Christchurch protestors from South Hagley Park. Read more »

Truthout: 20 March 2012

Column – truthout.org

A group of right-wing extremists in the United States would have the American public believe it is easier to imagine the end of the world than it is to imagine the end of a market society. Read more »

Truthout: 19 March 2012

Column – truthout.org

The war in Afghanistan – where the enemy is elusive and rarely seen, where the cultural and linguistic disconnect makes every trip outside the wire a visit to hostile territory, where it is clear that you are losing despite the vast industrial killing machine … Read more »

Truthout: 18 March 2012

Column – truthout.org

The leaders of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) … plan to meet in Chicago on May 20 and 21. NATO and the G-8’s heads of state, intelligence personnel, foreign ministers and generals, cabinet members and secret operatives, advisors and … Read more »

Truthout: 16 March 2012

Column – truthout.org

The power of the pen – a single op-ed – cost these brutes more than $2 billion in a single day. That, right there, is capitalism. Real capitalism. An institution which decrees that those who can’t compete, and those who cheat, die. Read more »

Emir Hodzik in NY: Police violence on the anniversary of OWS

Press Release – Emir Hodzic

Story and photos: The 17th of March marked a six-month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, a movement that had spread throughout the United States like wildfire. It was to be a joyous reunion of former Zuccotti Park community residents, but what … Read more »

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