Occupy Boot Camp: Reflections From the Road

Occupy Tampa

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN In Jan. 2012 I spent a day and night with the fine folks of Occupy Little Rock, which you can’t miss since the encampment sits right beside Interstate 30. They have a homemade geodesic dome with a wood stove, solar panel array, windmill, and meditation tent. I started driving to Texas after …

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Occupy Activist Interview: Anna Steele

Anna Steele

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN What’s your Occupy-related project? I’m involved in the movement to pass an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that says corporations are not people and money is not speech. The idea is that politicians are basically bought by big money and corporations, so unless there is overwhelming pressure to pass this amendment, Congress …

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Cleveland Occupy arrests are the latest in FBI’s pattern of manipulation

"Mug shot of Connor Stevens from the Cleveland Five"

ALTERNET The FBI says the five arrested before May Day are terrorists, but friends in Cleveland say they were goaded on by informant Like real-life Avengers, the FBI and 23 separate police agencies joined forces and pounced on a band of villains hell-bent on sowing chaos in a sleepy Midwest suburb earlier this month. The …

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Occupy Boot Camp: El Paso

Protester with Guy Fawkes mask holding sign that reads, "Comfort the Disturbed + Disturb the Comfortable"

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN Occupy El Paso, Mid October 2011 Day One 1 a.m. – in San Jacinto Plaza, downtown El Paso: Three sleepless hours gone by since I crawled into the tent; in for a very long night. Every few minutes someone on a skate board roars near my head. Few sleeping; most enjoying themselves …

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