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Direct Democracy at OWS

 

From a friend here at FES:

“You guys should watch this beautiful video on the Consensus Process at Occupy Wall Street:  http://vimeo.com/30513599.  It’s really good and touching, and has been getting a lot of media hits.  I’m a …

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Op-Ed: A Call to Arms at Yale F&ES

 

To the Yale F&ES Community,

With all due respect, if you think that the current Occupy Wall Street movement has nothing to do with you, you must have been asleep in all of your classes.

Just as a reminder, …

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OCCUPY WALL STREET: More Info

 

Other Pertinent Links, in no particular order:

Video “I Am Not Moving”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zjfhOPCPJnE&oref=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fl.php%3Fu%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.youtube.com%252Fwatch%253Fv%253DzjfhOPCPJnE%26h%3D3AQBsG03uAQAbcYU8FVh5zfWR2JnPq_KUSKbitxy8rfqzHQ&has_verified=1 

 An Articulate Take on the NYPD and OWS:

 http://www.nplusonemag.com/the-police-and-the-99-percent 

Video “Right Now All Over”

http://vimeo.com/30081785 

Naomi Klein interviewed:

http://getgrounded.tv/2011/10/12/naomi-klein-interview-at-occupy-wall-st-grounded-news-video-report-7/ 

Journalist Chris  Hedges rules it again:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-SKw2j3XOY0&feature=share

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A Classic Showdown

This Thursday, as editors of SAGE discussed taking a weekend dive into OWS, New York’s Mayor Bloomberg announced that the city would be clearing Zucotti Park and spraying the whole place down, implying that what had up to then been …

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Background Reading on Occupy Wall Street

Below is a basic reading list of sorts – to describe and outline the movement, to help people get up to speed, to help aggregate good solid coverage into a foundation – sites for following development, specific journalism, prominent voices, …

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No One Knows Exactly, And That’s OK

Now that Occupy Wall Street is headlining, after weeks of minimal coverage, the conversation about exactly what it is is growing too. Has the slumbering giant (the 99%) woken up? How long will it (we) stay awake? And what have …

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