The latest Justice Department report has revealed that 150 years after the formal end of slavery a new kind of race based profiteering is alive and well in Ferguson, MO. To the police department and town officials of Ferguson the lives, well being, livelihood, dreams and bodies of the descendants of African slaves are nothing more than little pots of money waiting to be harvested via traffic tickets, dog bites and noise complaints. Continue reading
Ever been a server at Darden restaurants or just want to support the growing movement of food service workers standing up to demand justice? Keep the conversation going with #DignityAtDarden. #DayInMyShoes Continue reading
Join a conference call with journalist Dahr Jamail, filmmaker Frank Lopez, and professor David Klein for a discussion about how extremely dire the climate change situation really is, and the need for us to smash global capitalism if we are to save the planet. Moderated by Stephanie McMillan, hosted by InterOccupy. Continue reading
Flood the Net to #FloodWallStreet!
On Monday, September 22nd at 9:00 am, thousands of people will gather at Battery Park in Lower Manhattan to confront the root cause of the climate crisis – an economic system based on exploiting frontline communities, workers and natural resources. On the heels of the largest-ever march on climate change, we have an opportunity to transform the economic system driving this crisis.
Move To Amend Barnstorming Event.
ALL ARE WELCOME TO JOIN US FOR THE FULL DAY OR ANY PORTION OF IT
In order to have enough food to eat and chairs, reservations are required. Continue reading
You are invited to an Interoccupy conference call speaker series that will focus on capitalism as the root cause of the major problems we presently face. Since August is “National Water Quality Month,” we will examine the quality of our … Continue reading
“”Where are the jobs”” is a question that is commonly asked at various sites. With the US Government claiming unemployment rate is dropping, it would be reasonable to expect that jobs are becoming more abundant. If you look at the current number of job openings from this Dept of Labor site, there are currently about 4.17 million job openings in various fields. Stay with me in this article and I will show why there is a difference between what we see and what we get.
FORWARD 13: WAKING UP THE AMERICAN, a documentary film about the mortgage crises and its aftermath, will have both a Festival Premiere and National Broadcast premiere this week. The 8500 mile trek across the U.S. took Lovell and his cameraman sidekick to big cities, small towns, rural areas, and suburbs where they interviewed those hardest hit by the collapse as well as those who benefited from it. Coinciding with the exponential growth of the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement, Lovell’s eye-opening journey shakes his faith in the Founding Fathers’ ideals of freedom, equality and democracy. Continue reading
As I continue wiping the counter tops I overhear tidbits of counter-productive passionately distraught conversation. Similar thoughts about humanity have crossed my mind as well.
The function of this article isn’t to get people to tip their servers; I actually think the people of Occupy already do that. The purpose is to shed light on how misanthropy thrives in this specific 12% of Americans (4,438,100) that work in food and beverage related serving jobs. Continue reading
Please read the urgent message from our friends with the West Virginia Clean Water Hub, a grassroots effort to get clean water to communities and help organize in the fight against Big Coal, Big Gas, Big Oil, and terrible government. These are radical folks, in it for the long haul, and they could really use some solidarity right now. Continue reading