The Occupy London encampment was finally raided last night, Guardian UK asks the inevitable “what (where) next” question, topical on both sides of the Atlantic. Raw footage of the eviction :
Occupy Oakland: reports say a fracas broke out at a rally protesting “black on white violence in South Africa,” with bottles and other objects being thrown by a group allegedly representing Occupy Oakland. The Occupiers termed the South Africa march “racist” and affiliated with former klansman and renegade Presidential candidate David Duke. Usatoday.com , no statement yet from the Occupy Oakland hashtag.
Occupy Update February 27, 2012
Occupy Louisville is in the news after they posted an eviction notice on the doors of Chase Bank due to the banks “financial negligence and the ruin of the community.” The protesters demanded the bank must vacate their offices and “any properties under their control.” While they claim police brutality, and it's hard to tell what's going on, the whole scene appears a bit antagonistic. One of the protesters admits their actions were “a little less than perfectly peaceful.” Raw footage below :
Monday, February 20 has been dubbed “National Occupy Day in Support of Prisoners.” OWS organizers such as Jay Chiu, state that the “prison industrial complex” is a key component in keeping the 99% down. Huffpost
Occupy Delaware's weekend rally was attended by 100 supporters and featured special guest former Army officer and Iraq War Veteran Lt. Dan Choi. Choi, whose coming out helped end Don't Ask Don't Tell, read a poem about tents to the Occupiers. Tent symbolism was a recurring theme, Occupy Philly donated a tent to Occupy Delaware who reciprocated with donations of laptops to the Philadelphians. Retired Philly Police Capt. Ray Lewis also spoke, presumably in uniform.delmarvanow.com
San Jose Mercury News Occupy Oakland has its own place in the lexicon of Occupys. Today charges move forward against two activists accused of brutalizing the police. Fair to say, Oakland has seen more violence than any other Occupy, graphic journalist Susan Caigle presents her own graphical narrative of Occupy Oakland in today's truthout
A Decatur, GA resident has applied for an Occupy Wall Street PAC, according to CBSnews.com. While the applicant claims to be one of the 99%, and inspired by Colbert's PAC , which is recently said to have raised $1M in contributions.
Today's update covers the Occupiers who continue to shift and change tactics, including Occupy LA who stood up for a Vet facing foreclosure over his delayed military paycheck.All part of the Occupy Valentine's Break Up With Your Bank Day NBClosangeles.com
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