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National Occupation of Washington DC Set to Begin Today — Watch for What Happens Next

NOW DC, a national occupation bringing together representatives from various area occupations, is scheduled to begin today, March 30 2012. What goes down will be an indication of the strength of the Occupy movement. [...]

But They Told Me Occupy Was Over and Done With!

Image Credit: @SingnPlay

Occupy takes Union Square in NYC.

Track arrests, mysteriously continuing to occur in this “dead” movement.

Talk about J16 Occupy the Dream and J17 Occupy Congress Grows in Decentralized Grassroots Fashion

… while Americans Elect twitter talk apparently jumps the shark, dominated. [...]

Jul Creates a New Map of Occupy Arrests along with the Unemployment Rate

Jul has just created a new, updated map plotting [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Grassroots vs. “Grassroots”: Americans Elect Orlando and Occupy Orlando

Item, September 27 2011: Americans Elect Chief Executive Officer Kahlil Byrd and Chief Operating Officer Elliot Ackerman travel to Orlando, Florida to personally recruit citizens to start a local branch movement. Three people sign up that day. None sign up since. The Americans Elect meetup for Orlando advertises 18 members for its chapter. Of those [...]

Dump Obama, Primary Obama, Walk Away or Hijack?

There’s been a big to-do in the partisan Democratic blogosphere in the wake of Jeff Roby’s call for the formation and invigoration of a Dump Obama movement:

It is time to develop a tactical focus to our discontent. Now is the time to begin a Dump Obama movement. I hold to the following:

(1) The [...]

Progressive Independence Proposes Presidential Candidates Not Named Obama

At Progressive Independence, Jeff Roby has moved beyond his negative-themed call for progressives, liberals, socialists and other left-minded Americans to Dump Obama as President in 2012. Adopting a positive perspective, Roby has asked the important question: if Barack Obama is to have a primary challenger within the Democratic Party or a third party challenger in [...]

No Mosque in Bridgeport, CT or Charlotte, NC? Classic Religious Bigotry

It’s not a 9/11 thing. It’s not a “Ground Zero” thing. The move to push mosques out is taking place across America, and it’s a religious bigotry thing.

Bigot. n. a person who is intolerant, esp. regarding religion, politics, or race

– Collins English Dictionary

The anti-Islam movement would like you to think that it [...]

Nearly 100 Cities: May 1 Protest Against Immigration Police State Spreads in a Wildfire of Outrage

Last week, in case you hadn’t heard, Arizona passed a law subjecting law-abiding U.S. citizens and residents to warrantless search and detention without probable cause.

You read that right. Don’t let someone limit discussion of this new law, SB 1070, to illegal immigration and their illegal illegality, because the truth is that the law does [...]