Posts Tagged ‘occupy wall street’

Musings on Mana

Written By: - Date published: 10:49 am, December 7th, 2011 - 22 comments

David Small offers his views on offers his views on the Mana party effects on left politics in NZ.

Where to now for progressive electoral politics in Aotearoa?

Wall St Occupation evicted

Written By: - Date published: 7:27 am, November 16th, 2011 - 14 comments

As has been widely reported, the Wall Street occupation at Zuccotti Park was evicted in an overnight raid yesterday. By refocusing media attention on the Occupation, will this eviction only make them stronger?

Praise for the Occupation movement

Written By: - Date published: 10:10 pm, November 7th, 2011 - 15 comments

In an Editorial that would not have been out of place as a post on ‘The Standard’ The Herald praises the Occupiers of city squares around the country, (and around the world).

Dr David Suzuki message to the world

Written By: - Date published: 10:38 am, November 3rd, 2011 - 4 comments

This address from Dr David Suzuki to the world, delivered to a gathering at Occupy Vancouver, attracted some attention in comments yesterday. Well worth watching.

Evicting Occupy Dunedin

Written By: - Date published: 11:01 am, November 2nd, 2011 - 20 comments

Yesterday was a dramatic day for Occupy Dunedin.  A trespass eviction deadline of 8pm came and went, but after a big show of public support, the Occupation is still there.  Dunedin North Labour candidate David Clark lends his support to the movement.

One citizen. One dollar. One vote.

Written By: - Date published: 9:38 am, October 23rd, 2011 - 36 comments

A second message is emerging from the Occupation movement: “One citizen. One dollar. One vote.”

Everything is OK

Written By: - Date published: 10:05 am, October 22nd, 2011 - 1 comment

Signs of the Occupation 1 – Everything is OK.

A global test of non-violent protest

Written By: - Date published: 7:07 am, October 20th, 2011 - 24 comments

The Occupation movement has bankers worried.  So far, however, the protests have been peaceful.  In fact, the Occupation is quickly shaping up as the biggest ever, world wide test of the efficacy of non-violent protest.

Angry marine

Written By: - Date published: 10:39 am, October 19th, 2011 - 14 comments

Marine Corps. Sgt. Shamar Thomas speaks his mind to some New York police. A bit repetitive, but he gets his point across!

Occupy Aotearoa

Written By: - Date published: 7:17 am, October 17th, 2011 - 135 comments

Part of a worldwide phenomenon, the Occupation has reached Aotearoa New Zealand. Anyone who thinks that they know where all this will end is fooling themselves.

Occupation showdown

Written By: - Date published: 6:15 am, October 15th, 2011 - 17 comments

By the time this post appears a showdown will have taken place in New York.  Check out the morning media, there should be plenty of coverage of events as they unfold.

Occupation 2 – 700 arrested

Written By: - Date published: 2:13 pm, October 3rd, 2011 - 16 comments

The Occupation, now into its third week, seems to be growing.  As is the Police response.  In the latest development police have arrested more than 700 protesters on the Brooklyn Bridge.

Occupy Wall Street!

Written By: - Date published: 10:32 am, September 29th, 2011 - 39 comments

Have you heard of Occupy Wall Street?  If you are one of the 99%, you should have…

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