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Occupy Wall Street Didn’t Have Founders

OCCUPY WALL STREET DIDN’T HAVE “FOUNDERS.” (((___((__(_ via _)__))___))) image credit : foodtank The Occupied Wall Street Journal ceased publishing in May 2012, and used its remaining resources to help launch additional publications; including Tidal Magazine, the spanish-language Indignacion, and Metroccupied, with a final (significant) grant to The Indypendent. Why? Because the Occupied Wall Street Journal was itself a [...]


Every other day brings us fresh headlines about malfeasance, fraud and continued predatory behavior on the part of the finance industry. Morally speaking, bankers are the most depraved and derelict actors in our society. And yet they continue to rely upon heavy-duty moralism to enforce debtors’ obligations. What is an appropriate response? Here are nine [...]

Cecily’s M-17 jury trial :: #Justice4Cecily

OCCUPY WALL STREET ACTIVIST CECILY MCMILLAN GOES TO TRIAL ON FELONY CHARGES – MAY FACE 7 YEARS IN PRISON FOR BEING ASSAULTED BY NYPD OFFICERS New York– Cecily McMillan was brutally arrested at an event marking the 6 month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street on March 17, 2012.  In the course of her arrest she [...]


 The Roosevelt Avenue BID: Winners and Losers  The proposed extension of the 82nd Street Business Improvement District (BID), otherwise known as the Jackson Heights – Corona Business Improvement District, will fundamentally transform the Roosevelt Avenue commercial corridor and the immigrant neighborhoods of Corona, Elmhurst and Jackson Heights of northwestern Queens. Local elected officials and real [...]

Fight for $15/hr Minumum Wage – Help Us Launch 15 Now in NYC!

In the wake of her historic victory for Seattle City Council last November, Socialist Alternative member Kshama Sawant, and a growing number of workers, union members and activists have come together to create the 15Now campaign ( 15Now aims to create a nationwide movement to force the issue of a $15 an hour minimum wage [...]

***_NATO3 UPDATE_***

(((__((__(_ via _)__))___))) On Friday, February 7, 2014, the jury in the NATO 3 trial returned its verdicts against Brent Betterly, Jared Chase, and Brian Jacob Church. These three had been held in Cook County Jail in Chicago since they were arrested on May 16, 2012. They faced trumped up, politically motivated terrorism, conspiracy, [...]

(((___((__(_“WHICH SIDE ARE YOU ON, CROWLEY?”_)__))___)))

At a rally on [31JAN] Friday, at Rep. Joe Crowley’s Queens district office, more than 125 protesters called on the Queens and Bronx Congressman to announce opposition to Fast Tracking the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a 12 nation NAFTA-style free trade agreement currently being negotiated between the governments of 12 nations.  TPP faces fierce opposition from [...]

(((___((__(_How Do We Finish the Job?_)__))___)))

Major Social Transformation Is a Lot Closer Than You May Realize — How Do We Finish the Job?  by AlterNet / By Kevin Zeese, Margaret Flowers (…) This Historic Moment Using the Movement Action Plan as a guide, we see that we are closer to success than one might think. The Occupy Movement was Stage Four of Eight. Moyer describes [...]

(((___((__(_ Trade (Un) Fair Injustice _)__))___)))

Good old Trade Fair – up to their dirty tricks! Good turn out guys, with plenty of press coverage,union members and reps, all standing in solidarity with the Trade Fair workers. And let’s not forget the big Rat, alias Tade Fair owner Latest 13DEC2013 on story here

(((___ COLLECTIVELY SHARING ART in Jackson Heights ___)))

artCommons changes the way we experience art by changing the way it is shared in our communities. How does it work? Art is added to a local ‘artCommons’, the community is then free to borrow the art in the artCommons. The artCommons is collectively managed by all participants in the community. From this collective effort new [...]