Archive | April, 2012

Man holding a sign that reads, "The media is not reporting this so I came to see for myself."

The Occupied Tucson Citizen Statement of Purpose

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN — [Español] An autonomous affinity group of local activists working in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street and Occupy Tucson announce today the launch of the Occupied Tucson Citizen, which will join the ranks of such Occupy newspapers as The Occupied Los Angeles Times, The Boston Occupier, The Occupied Chicago Tribune and The […]

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Marisa with puppy

Occupy Stories: Marisa Muro

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN Occupy Tucson has been the best and maybe the worst thing to ever happen to me. When I showed up at the park October 15th, I knew very little about Occupy Wall Street. A week later I rode over with my tent, a very thin blanket, and a sleeping mat. I didn’t […]

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Police

Mainstream Media Ignores Illegal Arrests

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN On Friday, March 23, Paul Gattone, a lawyer representing members of Occupy Tucson, held a press conference to protest the Tucson Police Department’s recent actions against the occupiers at Veinte de Agosto park downtown. Despite the fact that five occupiers had been arrested two nights before the press conference, and two the […]

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6 Month Occuversary: "Where's our protest music?"

Six Month Occuversary

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN This comic reflects both our short history (so far) as well as some of the unwitting examples of privilege and lack of initiative I’ve witnessed throughout the various forms of occupations we’ve had here in Tucson.  On the very first day of our Occupation, we had 800 people show up full of […]

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Movilización estudiantil de 2011 en Chile: marcha del 30 de junio de 2011

CHILE: Otra educación es posible

AGENCIA LATINOAMERICANA DE INFORMACIÓN — [English] En la última década, sudamérica ha sido la vanguardia de la izquierda global. El movimiento de los estudiantes de Chile no es una excepción. Este artículo merece atención por que es un ejemplo de la visión que nuestras ocupaciónes en los EE. UU.—Ed En Chile, “la educación está fuertemente […]

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Mindfuck Arizona #1

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN Arizona recently enacted legislation that, in my opinion, infringes on women’s rights for the sake of feeding a little red meat to the conservative base. At best I consider this legislation superfluous as everyday political posturing. If this doesn’t protect a doctor’s right to lie or lapse into negligence, then I believe […]

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Occupied Tucson Citizen banner. Black background, white text. OCCUPIED in capitalized stencil. "Tucson Citizen" in serif font.

May Day 2012

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN On May 1st, 2012, we are creating a new kind of holiday – A People’s Holiday – One that’s not just yet another flavor of consumerism, but is explicitly about imagining a world beyond consumerism. We ask you to do one of two things to commemorate this day. Don’t like what you […]

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