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 November 3, 2011

The big story of the day is Occupy Oakland and the shut down of the Port of Oakland.


The Nation has been providing extensive coverage of OWS since it began. Richard Kim has an in-depth analysis of where the movement has been and where it is going in this month's issue.


Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JPMorgan Chase, says he is not losing sleep over OWS.

George Romney built things. George Romney served his community. Governor, you're no George Romney.

In Presidential elections, every candidate has their defining moment. The defining moment of the 2012 campaign carries echoes of 1988 - and 1968.

 

First, 1988. Before there was Sarah Palin, there was Dan Quayle.

 


An epic moment of political theater, in an election fast on the way to taking its place among the annals of great Democratic Party defeats. The last election prior to the party's co-opting by its neoliberal center – though many considered Sen. Lloyd Bentsen of Texas to be the party's first grand concession in that direction. The Hail Mary heave by a flagging Dukakis campaign to pry Texas' 38 elecoral votes away from resident George H.W. Bush.

July 16, 2012 : Round 2 : Love vs. Hate, Occupy vs. Big Banks

When not showing up for near riots and prepping for the 2012 Olympics, a favorite media pastime is debating/determining the status of the Occupy movement. Duke University Law professor Kyle Scott weighs in with his own take, chiding occupiers for not running a slate. Heraldsun.com


The clamoring for specifics can be translated as “the development of a political party apparatus.” Meanwhile, the industriousness of groups like Occupy the SEC, who have made concrete proposals for reform, is overlooked.

Occupy Update December 6, 2011



Occupy Boston was rebuffed in their attempt to bring a fireproof, winterized tent to their Dewey Square camp. The protestors claim they are not receiving clear answers from the city about why the tent was not allowed.


Occupy Our Homes will hold events today in at least 25 cities to protest the foreclosure crisis.

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