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Embody the Movement: Dancing for Economic Justice

Posted by in Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 23rd January, 2012 | No Comments

Dance-Activists-Flash-MobThe following is a guest post by Rae Abileah with contributing writers Sharon Shay Sloan and Eva Lyons. An uplifting and timely read, especially for those who’ve been following our various Occupy Wall Street West posts. — A day of hard rain and wind could not dampen the spirits of activists representing the 99% as […]
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Occupy Wall Street West #J20, Bechtel Teach In

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 21st January, 2012 | No Comments

It was rainy. It was wet. It was fabulous.On January 20, Occupy Wall Street West made ‘business as usual’ uncomfortable in the financial core of San Francisco. Despite copious rain, protests began at 6am, continued at Wells Fargo and Bank of America branches, moved to the courts, back to Bechtel and the banks, labor and immigrant rights marches targeting I.C.E offices and culminating with a huge and spirited march up Market St as night fell. Many folks sought shelter before arriving to the Cathedral Hill Hotel to post photos, videos and blogs, warm wet feet and reflect on the Day of Action – believing that whatever happens next – we are unstoppable.
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Occupy Wall Street West #J20 Day of Action

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 20th January, 2012 | No Comments

corps are not peopleHundreds of people have gathered in downtown San Francisco’s Financial District today despite the wind and rain to take part in a day of mass action against corporations, banks, and the courts. While people from many different walks of life are joining the actions today, there are a few consistent messages which are being voiced: corporations are not people, money is not speech, and people should come before profit.
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