Occupy News

UWS Digital News covers all the Occupy News of the day, from East Coast to West, and around the globe, and rolls it up in one big Occupy News Digest for you, dear readers. We try to identify significant Occupy trends so you're always in the loop about what's coming next from Occupy and how it impacts working people and organized labor in the United States and beyond. "We Cover those who Cover Occupy!"

Occupy Update February 6, 2012 :



Occupy DC protesters continued their standoff by lashing out at polcie trying to clear Macpherson Square in DC. Hard to say what's happening on the outside looking in, but it doesn't appear all that productive. Cops moved in on a second Occupy encampment, this one at Freedom Plaza, but reported a “different dynamic” that involved “more self-policing.” Washington Post

Amidst the fracas, Chris Hedges takes on what he terms the Cancer of Occupy, the so called Black Bloc. Truthdig.com

February 3, 2012 : Occupy Evictions, Tensions Speed Up: What is Act 2?


 

(Warning : Loud Whistles, Some Language on Video)

February 1, 2012

Occupy Update : February 1, 2012 :

 

The dust hasn't settled yet on Occupy Oakland, either in terms of who did what at City Hall or the way forward. Claims and reactions to alleged Police Brutality have marred the mostly non-violent movement. Huffpost has analysis.

January 26, 2012 : Davos Continues, Prez Speech Contained Occupy Themes

 

Keeping on Davos, CNN asks if Occupy and Davos are Polar opposites or future partners? What would happen if Soros and billionaire buds grew concerned enough about income equality to put their money where their mouth is. CNN also has a nice piece that takes us inside the igloos and actually talks to some of the Occupy campers.

Commentators, political pooh-bahs, and pundits, whether they liked the State of the Union or not, all seem to agree : Occupy is behind the themes of income inequality the Prez seems to be staking his re-election on as he tries to "shore up his base." San Francisco Bay Guardain analyzes this phenomenon.

January 22, 2012 : Occupy West Footage, Protesters Expected at Davos

 

OWSW (Occupy Wall Street West) protesters on balance sound pleased with the results of Friday's Occupation of the Banks which included non-invitation visits to Wells Fargo and Bank of America. While some decreid protesters' tactics of chainging themselves to the banks' doors , occupiers say they are necessary to combat injustice meted out by nation's top financial institutions. Fogcityjournal.com picks up Eric Louie's account for the Pacific Media Workers (CWA Newspaper Guild.)

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