#OWS links--Oct 5-7


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Local Reports

Day 20: Live Coverage of The Wall Street Occupation

http://www.nationofchange.org/live-stream-wall-street-occupation-1316970901

Special Coverage: As we enter Day 20 of the Wall Street Occupation the movement begin to pick up steam across the country. Thousands of activists have descended on Wall Street since this past weekend as part of the #OccupyWallStreet protest organized by several action groups. What follows is a live video stream and live Twitter feed of this event.

 

 

Can the #Occupy Movement Be a Turning Point?
by Doyle Canning
Oct 03, 2011
http://www.yesmagazine.org/people-power/can-the-occupy-movement-be-a-turning-point?utm_source=wkly20111007&utm_medium=yesemail&utm_campaign=titleCanning

As the Wall Street occupation continues, Boston residents are sitting in to save their homes-and providing a lesson in how to sustain the powerful spark of the #Occupy movement.

Occupy Amherst movement sweeps through town
By: William Perkins III and Katie Landeck
October 06, 2011
http://dailycollegian.com/2011/10/06/occupy-amherst-movement-sweeps-through-town/

Inspired by the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York City and the subsequent ones that have sprung up in areas around the country, a group of students, professors and other members of the community - numbering over 100 at times - participated in Occupy Amherst, part of the national Occupy Colleges demonstration, which called for walkouts at college campuses across the country yesterday.


Occupy Boston: Day One
Mark Provost
http://www.truth-out.org/occupy-boston-day-one/1317911627

My interpretation of the previous two days as a participant and journalist in Occupy Boston does not reflect the views of other members of the "99 percent" movement, or Occupy Boston as a whole.


"American Autumn" Opens in Beauty
by: Leslie Thatcher
Friday 7 October 2011
http://www.truth-out.org/american-autumn-opens-beauty/1317997035

 


Interesting Commentaries

Why #OccupyWallStreet Has Staying Power
MARK ENGLER
OCT 06, 2011
http://www.yesmagazine.org/people-power/how-occupywallstreet-is-evolving-and-gaining-power?utm_source=wkly20111007&utm_medium=yesemail&utm_campaign=mrEngler

How the anti-corporate protests have evolved into the populist force now sweeping the nation.

Where The 99 Percent Get Their Power
by Sarah van Gelder
Oct 07, 2011

http://www.yesmagazine.org/blogs/sarah-van-gelder/where-the-99-percent-get-their-power?utm_source=wkly20111007&utm_medium=yesemail&utm_campaign=mrGelder

Why is this protest spreading when others have fizzled?



Confronting the Malefactors
By PAUL KRUGMAN

October 6, 2011

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/07/opinion/krugman-confronting-the-malefactors.html?ref=opinion

There's something happening here. What it is ain't exactly clear, but we may, at long last, be seeing the rise of a popular movement that, unlike the Tea Party, is angry at the right people...


Biden on Occupy Wall Street
By David Weigel
Oct. 6, 2011

http://www.slate.com/blogs/weigel/2011/10/06/biden_on_occupy_wall_street_there_s_a_lot_in_common_with_the_tea.html

 

 

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