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Occupy Movement Deploys its own Social Network: Occupii

In the autumn of 2011, the Occupy movement faced social media difficulties as Yahoo blocked users from receiving messages featuring the words “Occupy Wall Street.” Google has removed websites for offending the sensibilities of hostile state. What to do? In January 2012, the Occupy movement has engineered its own solution. Say hello to Occupy’s own [...]

New Hampshire Activists Reveal The Schedules Of Republican Candidates

New Hampshire Citizen Action has assembled a bird dog list of all the appearances of all the Republican presidential candidates. The list has been made available so that activists know where to place their protests. [...]

Irregular Times Political Donation: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

As Irregular Times writers, we’ve pledged to donate a dollar to international relief for every shirt we sell, but we also donate another dollar to good political causes within American borders. Our donation this month isn’t headed to some Democratic politician. For years the Democrats convinced us to vote them into office on the premise [...]

Criminalizing Dissent: 5087 Arrests of Occupy Protesters Confirmed… and Counting

“Congress shall make no law… abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” – First Amendment to the United States Constitution

Number of people confirmed to have been arrested in America, most for nothing more [...]

Watch Green Presidential Candidates Jill Stein and Kent Mesplay Online Tonight

Tonight at 8:00 pm Pacific Time, Green Party presidential candidates Kent Mesplay and Jill Stein will make a joint appearance at a candidate forum in Los Angeles, California. If you live in Los Angeles, you can attend for free (RSVP and location details are here). If like most people you don’t live in Los Angeles, [...]

CLG calls for General Strike 11-28-11 to protest Austerity on the back of the 99%

From Citizens for Legitimate Government:

General Strike: November 28, 2011!

The only thing we have left is our labor. This is what we must withhold.

The debt “super committee” makes its budget recommendations on Wednesday, November 23rd, the day before Thanksgiving.

We know that the recommendations will include deep cuts to Medicaid, Medicare, and Social [...]

497 New Occupations Set to Begin on October 15

Get ready for a new wave of activism in the occupation movement.

According to the Occupy Together coordinating website, 497 new occupations are set to begin on Saturday, October 15. These new occupations are concentrated in the United States but are not limited to it: from Amsterdam to Rio de Janeiro people are beginning [...]

Think the Occupation Movement is Bereft of Ideas and Goals? Read This.

It is true that the Occupy Wall Street demonstration took a frustratingly long time to articulate a set of demands. But the claim that the occupation movement has no direction is false. You don’t have to look far to find a clear, specific, detailed and sourced articulation of a political agenda for the movement. Courtesy [...]

Prepare For 7 Billion

Public events are scheduled for a month from now, when the 7 billionth living human being will be born. However, awareness events can’t seem to overcome the basic physiological fact that people hunger to make more people. [...]

Our Oregon Sums Up Current Knowledge on Americans Elect

Scott Moore at Our Oregon has put together a well-written, concise summation of current knowledge regarding Americans Elect. I encourage you to read his three-part series if you are looking for a quick overview of some issues regarding this 501c4 corporation planning to run its own presidential nomination:

Americans Elect I: The Truth Behind the [...]

In Real Spontaneous Grassroots Eruption, Dozens of Occupations Spring Up All Over the USA

Holy moly. People apparently have been mega-inspired by the example of Occupy Wall Street, because little and big occupations being run independently in cities across the country are being posted to Occupy Together by local activists who want to replicate the experience where they live.

To get the full idea of the scope of [...]