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Occupy UC Davis Calls Nov. 28 General Strike to Shut Down CA Campuses, Block Regents' Austerity Vote

Posted 7 years ago on Nov. 22, 2011, 4:03 p.m. EST by OccupyWallSt

aerial view of UC Davis GA

The following proposal was passed by a massive general assembly today at UC Davis:

The UC Board of Regents, who not only represent but actually are this state’s richest one percent, has repeatedly shown itself to be utterly unfit to manage and represent the interests of the students, faculty, and workers who constitute the University of California. Read More...


March from Occupy Wall Street Arrives in Washington DC Today

Posted 7 years ago on Nov. 22, 2011, 12:18 p.m. EST by OccupyWallSt

Exposes Failure of Undemocratic Super-Committee Attempt to Squeeze the 99%

Super Committee Fail = Occupy Wall Street Win

Today an Occupy Wall Street initiative called ‘Occupy the Highway’ arrives in Washington DC, having marched from New York City. Two weeks ago, Occupy Wall Street participants in Manhattan embarked on the epic journey. Their goals were to make the new movement visible in more communities, to connect with other occupations along the way, and to further a national dialogue about how to reclaim our democracy.


Occupy Bat Signal for the 99%

Posted 7 years ago on Nov. 22, 2011, 12:18 a.m. EST by OccupyWallSt

On November 17th, tens of thousands of people peacefully gathered in Foley Square in solidarity with #OWS. It was a powerful night of music, chant, and protest. We marched across the Brooklyn Bridge finding strength in our numbers and inspiration in our shared resolve to challenge the neoliberal economic system that controls our government and destroys our communities. As we marched a beautiful light appeared in downtown Manhattan.......


CUNY Attacks Tuition Hike Protest

Posted 7 years ago on Nov. 21, 2011, 10:42 p.m. EST by OccupyWallSt

Occupy CUNY and allied protestors who gathered Monday at Baruch College to express opposition to CUNY tuition hikes, unfair labor practices, and privatization were met with an increasingly familiar response: violent suppression of their basic right to dissent. Protestors were barred from attending a so-called "public" meeting of the school's trustees and ordered to disperse. CUNY security and NYPD moved in with nightsticks drawn, turning a nonviolent protest into a chaotic melee. Read More...