Yes! Get ready for a turbulent day in the Big Apple
95% (42 votes)
No! The massive police crackdown will put a damper on the Zuccotti community.
5% (2 votes)
Total votes: 44

Comments

Will_the_Piano_Guy's picture
Will_the_Piano_Guy 2 years 43 weeks ago

They just made the massive OWS movement even massiver (I know that's not a real word :) )

brrrrk's picture
brrrrk 2 years 43 weeks ago

I just informed the Mayor of that fine city that I won't be sending any tourist dollars their way.

David S. Lynch's picture
David S. Lynch 2 years 43 weeks ago

I have high hopes that this will strengthen the movement.

I am still trying to figure out what judicial procedure allowed the NY Supreme Court to throw out both the restraining order that upheld the protesters' civil liberties and the judge who granted it! Travesties like that will spur more people to take action!

dianhow's picture
dianhow 2 years 43 weeks ago

People power IS working OWS We beat GOP Bagger Gov Kasich & Kochs Bros millions in Ohio last week ! Fla Kentucky Mississippi too. Wis recall ALL on board ! Finally people have awaken to Goldmans Sachs Wall St / GOP Bagger Cantor McConnell Boehnr scam on US economy & its people ...

dianhow's picture
dianhow 2 years 43 weeks ago

Con Reagan Bush 1-2 GOP Supreme Court majority decides on Health Care ... oops

CalvinLeman's picture
CalvinLeman 2 years 43 weeks ago

Nobody can stop Occupy. Occupy is the only solution to a system of government that is broken completely. I live in a sleepy city but we do occupy: http://treegrower.org/Occupations/DC%20Occupation.html

crystal lynne's picture
crystal lynne 2 years 43 weeks ago

there isn't enough space in the jails or prisons for all who will come out to support the OWS movement. We will grow untell every person who is in the 99% is on the streets and the walls of the 1% tremble. We are awake and in it for the long haul through police crack downs and winter blizzards. We will win in the end

webbleslie's picture
webbleslie 2 years 43 weeks ago

Strength in numbers and peace!!!! I support OWS and will continue to support OWS until we see long over due change!!!! OWS is the only way change will happen!!!! Stop all of the far reaching systemic social injustices and corruption occuring in the US and the social injustices the US has taken to other countries for lower wages to gain more wealth. GREAT WORK OWS!!!!! Replace congress with OWS the 99%. Ocuppy congress!

David J. Cyr's picture
David J. Cyr 2 years 43 weeks ago

It will be (D) voters who will, on Tuesday, November 6, 2012, evict all the ideas, ideals, and principles that OWS is struggling for.

It's the function of the corporate party's liberal "progressives" to ensure that either none or the least possible change for good occurs.

Voter Consent Wastes Dissent:

http://chenangogreens.org/home/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id...

arky12's picture
arky12 2 years 43 weeks ago

I watched a truly amazing movie last night called Amazing Grace made in 2006. It was about an 18th century English politician who fought for the abolition of slavery. What I heard sounded very much like what is now going on with the Occupy movement. The same push from the so called privileged class which was in favor of profit over human lives. Seems that nothing changes and the people of this planet have had to constantly stand up for and fight for our God given rights to equal treatment. We are constantly fighting for the right to live with dignity and some measure of comfort. The politican's name was William Wilberforce and he was a member of the privileged class in England at that time and he changed things. It took time, but he did it. He went on to fight for human rights until the end of his life. I endorse this movie as one of the most inspiring I have ever watched and give it 5 stars.

Seems to me, when viewing history, that everytime the people win, we settle into a complacency and then they plot to slowly take away our rights and every time when a tipping point is reached, we fight back. I don't know about anyone else, but I am personally very tired of this constant battle to retain human rights.

PLSzymeczek's picture
PLSzymeczek 2 years 43 weeks ago

It will become stronger. The people are waking up. The city confiscated a 5,000+ volume library that had been amassed at Zucotti Park. It will be not only retrieved, but augmented. Knowledge is the beginning of power.

Eliz77's picture
Eliz77 2 years 43 weeks ago

I have been waiting so long. I have hope for a nonviolent revolution. "Joy to the world! Joy to all the boys and girls! Joy to the fishes in the deep blue sea! and joy to you and me!" Sing it! Dance it! Paint it! Learn it! We are living!

Add comment

Login or register to post comments

The Real Carbon “Monster” Revealed

Another day, another stupid assault on the truth by the fossil fuel industry and its paid lackeys. In a recent op-ed for the New York Post, Tom Harris, the executive director of the so-called International Climate Science Coalition -- an organization that’s funded, in part, by the fossil fuel industry -- blasted Leonardo DiCaprio for his work on “Carbon,” a new documentary on climate change that I helped write and present.

From Cracking the Code:
"In Cracking the Code, Thom Hartmann, America’s most popular, informed, and articulate progressive talk show host and political analyst, tells us what makes humans vulnerable to unscrupulous propagandists and what we can do about it. It is essential reading for all Americans who are fed up with right-wing extremists manipulating our minds and politics to promote agendas contrary to our core values and interests."
David C. Korten, author of The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community and When Corporations Rule the World and board chair of YES! magazine
From Unequal Protection, 2nd Edition:
"Hartmann combines a remarkable piece of historical research with a brilliant literary style to tell the grand story of corporate corruption and its consequences for society with the force and readability of a great novel."
David C. Korten, author of When Corporations Rule the World and Agenda for A New Economy
From Screwed:
"Hartmann speaks with the straight talking clarity and brilliance of a modern day Tom Paine as he exposes the intentional and systematic destruction of America’s middle class by an alliance of political con artists and outlines a program to restore it. This is Hartmann at his best. Essential reading for those interested in restoring the institution that made America the envy of the world."
David C. Korten, author of The Great Turning and When Corporations Rule the World