Tag: media

Should a New Revolution Rely Solely on New Media?

This article is from the Occupied News Wire. It originally appeared in the Occupied Wall Street Journal. by Ed Sutton When I first moved to Switzerland five years ago, I didn’t have a clear idea of what I would be doing here or how long I would stay. So I packed relatively light, and for the…

Portland Police Bureau’s Press Release Stripped Naked

by Vargus Pike The Portland Police Bureau’s press release in response to accusations of police brutality on May Day is a masterful piece of propaganda. Its author knew full well that the local news and radio stations would parrot the high points of the press release that cast the police as shining examples of truth,…

B Media Collective Presents: Occupation Nation

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From our friends at B Media Collective, come their fifth feature clip show, “Occupation Nation! Says the group: An hour-long episode of remixed shorts that explore the philosophical roots of the recent movement of the 99%. As zombies threaten to consume all that’s left of our spectacular society, B Media’s fifth video variety show showcases…

Perception Management

by David Glenn Cox There is no top to this and no bottom. There are no sides to this and no way to contain it. It can only be held in place temporarily, only with makeshift propaganda and truckloads of hubris. This involves us all, every last mother-loving son or daughter of us and it…

The Other Side

From the holdings of the National Archives and Records Administration.

By David Glenn Cox There is a common story to our lives. It is a story of love and loss, joys and regrets. We all share in these things equally and we are all locked inside of our times. It began as a simple conversation about how much things had changed in America since the…

Let’s Occupy Ourselves with Occupy Wall Street

by Lauren Paulsen Our eclectic media is puzzled. What is it these people (unwashed rabble) are protesting over there at the financial district of New York City? Longshoreman-philosopher Eric Hoffer provides us with the easy answer. People who are down and out do not raise their voice when they are totally desperate and bereft. I,…

Quit Drinking, Found a Revolution

by: Angela Horton What happens when you play by the rules, but still can’t get ahead? Confronting this problem in my own life lead me to an internal revolution. I went to college when I graduated from high school. By the time I was twenty-one, I had an associates degree and $20,000 of debt. Unable…

A Bevy of Dirty Birds, No Stones

by Robin Ryan “Obslication.” It’s the quirky bird that braids the words and that particular weave consists of the following trio. My observations oblige me to the Occupation. The history of the meshing is the tale I think I’m to tell and for that, we must return to the drama zone of the ACORN scandal,…

Enough is Enough!

Video by Occupy Portland Media Coalition

Occupy Portland Media Coalition, a close partner of The Occupier, has started a targeted ad campaign using their video “Enough is Enough” (above). Every view of the video not only spreads the message of their video, but also drives viewers back to their continued campaign to get the video as wide a play as possible. You too can help their campaign by donating on Loudsauce, if you like this video and think that others should see it.