Tag: actions

People of Color Pay the Price While Bankers Make Big Bucks on Loans

Everyone knows that the huge forclosure problems in communities all across America are due to the unscrupulous policies of the major banks. While fat cats get rich our neighbors lose their homes, but did you know some of our neighbors bear the brunt of this criminal corporate banking activity more than others? While Rampant predatory…

D3: Four Photos of Police Brutality

You can contact The Occupier and submit your photos and videos at [email protected] “I talked with sergeants last night,” Simpson said. “It’s pretty unlikely we hit someone in the face with a baton.” – Sgt. Simpson of the PPB We should ask Sgt. Simpson about the back of the head. At The Occupier, we take…

N13 Liveblog

ALERT: I was trying to sneak some sleep, but shit has hit the fan. Adam Rothstein here, reporting. 5:20 PM – GA is continuing at Pioneer Square. Okay, folks. Now Im tapped out. And I have to travel tomorrow! Ending this live blog here. Hopefully things will be peaceful now until Occupy City Hall, tomorrow.…

N12-13 Live Blog

Welcome to the live blog! Adam Rothstein will be posting info here as it comes in from our many correspondents. Want to help? Email your photos and CONFIRMED info to [email protected], or send a tweet to @PDXoccupier. Well be tweeting updates there as well. Our friends in the Media Coalition will be running the Livestream…

Day of Action

Welcome to a day of action for Occupy Portland! Here’s what’s going on today. First and foremost, The Occupier will have a live blog going all night long, which you can follow here. Our Twitter account, @PDXoccupier, will also be filtering and reporting the most current, confirmed information from many sources, and you can trust…

Plans for N12-13

As you might already be aware, the city has announced that 12:01 AM on November 13th is the deadline for Occupy Portland to leave its parks, before police action can be expected. The occupiers have been busy since that announcement. Here’s some of the plans and events for tomorrow, leading up to the inevitable confrontation…

Bank Transfer Day

  By Jacob Clary Last Saturday, November 5th, about 300 people marched a circuitous route from Terry Schrunk Plaza to the Northwest Resource Federal Credit Union to open and to support those opening new accounts in celebration of Bank Transfer Day, and in recognition of the absence of interest the larger corporate banks have shown…