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NATO Invades: We Can’t Feed The Poor, But We Can Fund Wars?

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May 20, 2012
NATO Invades: We Can’t Feed The Poor, But We Can Fund Wars?

This article is from the Occupied News Wire. It was originally published in the Occupied Chicago Tribune. by Occupied Chicago Tribune Staff When NATO released a video earlier this month introducing Chicago to the visiting heads of state, it was full of so many errors and missteps—that the city is the capital of Illinois,...
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Quebec Steps Closer to Martial Law to Repress Student Movement

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May 20, 2012
Quebec Steps Closer to Martial Law to Repress Student Movement

Originally Published at: The Media Co-Op by Andrew Gavin Marshall On Friday, May 18, the Québec legislature signed a special “emergency law” to “restore order” in the province following three months of student protests in a strike against the government’s proposed 80% increase in the cost of tuition. A legislative debate lasted all night and...
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National Lawyers Guild Reports Warrantless Detention of Activists at Chicago NATO Protests

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May 19, 2012
National Lawyers Guild Reports Warrantless Detention of Activists at Chicago NATO Protests

by Adam Rothstein From a press release by the National Lawyers Guild: Chicago, IL — The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) condemns a preemptive police raid that took place at approximately 11:30pm Wednesday in the Bridgeport neighborhood, and instances of harassment on the street, in which Chicago police are unlawfully detaining, searching, and questioning NATO...
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Post-Arrest FAQ: Know the Courts, Occupy the Courts

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May 19, 2012
Post-Arrest FAQ: Know the Courts, Occupy the Courts

by Chris O’Connor and Stu Sugarman Many resources are available to explain your constitutional rights when you are facing arrest. But what happens after you have been arrested? The Occupier recently asked lawyers Chris O’Connor and Stu Sugarman to answer some “Frequently Asked Questions”. Arraign-what? An arraignment is the first hearing in many criminal...
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Reading Now to Dismantle Police State Sooner

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May 19, 2012
Reading Now to Dismantle Police State Sooner

by Kendall Sometimes the right book can set a city on fire. The right book at the right time can fuel action that isn’t just politically-correct lip-service, but action that makes change happen. A group of about 30 people spent the last six weeks reading and discussing Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow: Mass...
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Why U.S. Politicians Are Quiet About Europe’s Meltdown

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May 18, 2012
Why U.S. Politicians Are Quiet About Europe’s Meltdown

by Shamus Cooke After the Greek elections struck fear into the hearts of the global banksters, the fallout remains uncertain. If the next Greek election produces an anti-austerity government, Greece will almost certainly make a speedy exit from the Euro. If this happens — and it is looking increasingly inevitable — the consequences for...
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A Legend in Our Midst: Brian Wilson Speaks to Occupy

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May 17, 2012
A Legend in Our Midst: Brian Wilson Speaks to Occupy

by Lauren Paulson The dining room of St. Francis was not filled to capacity on May 9, 2012. It should have been. A true legend spoke to a mixed group of about 60 Occupiers on a hopeful Spring evening. He is S. Brian Willson. His audience comfortably circled around him as he perched on...
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Dear Cascadia: A Letter from the Great Beyond

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May 16, 2012
Dear Cascadia: A Letter from the Great Beyond

By Little Bear This is a follow-up to May 6th’s piece titled “RIP Ernest Callenbach, Good Morning Cascadia”. This letter was originally published in TomDispatch. Ernest Callenbach, author of “Ecotopia”, dreamt of a liberated and sustainable Pacific Northwest. He called it Ecotopia. We call it Cascadia. Epistle to the Ecotopians By Ernest Callenbach [This...
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Some Lies and Misinformation Surrounding Occupy Portland

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May 15, 2012
Some Lies and Misinformation Surrounding Occupy Portland

Lataya Dailey “The Occupiers Cost Thousands of Dollars of Damage to the Parks.” We’ve heard the estimate that over 85,000 dollars in damage was caused by Occupiers while the protest site was established in Chapman and Lownsdale Park. According to a press release from workers of LABORERS’ LOCAL 483 who maintain the parks “...
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Steve Novick Wants More Money in Politics – His Politics!

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May 14, 2012
Steve Novick Wants More Money in Politics – His Politics!

by Stephen Quirke Steve Novick is an odd fellow. He seems to fashion himself a rebel, a brave upstart pushing bold new ideas. But I’ve been noticing some weird things about Novick, a pattern that I’m finding it hard to ignore. That pattern is simply this: on the big issues – on the structural...
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