Live-blogging OWS daily since October 1. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. All times ET. See my e-book on Occupy "40 Days That Shook the World." My other books, including new ones on Bradley Manning and Beethoven, here….
10:45 Up-close report at Alternet on Wells Fargo locking out shareholders and cutting meeting short in SF, cowardly acts, instead of facing the music.
9:00 Frontline two-part Wall Street scandal about to start–opens with Occupy protests last fall — plus their site has much, much more including full interviews.
5:10 Meanwhile, protests in D.C. go on, were outside DOJ, now White House, arrests likely.
4:50 @KQEDNewsLive in SF with latest from inside Wells Fargo meeting: "Seconds into CEO’s remarks a man got up & shouted ‘…the 99% bailed out WellsFargo with its tax dollars.’" Then: "A woman says ‘Wells Fargo, stop investing in private prisons and immigrant detention.’ She’s escorted out." Also: "Over a dozen Wells Fargo meeting attendees stand up and chant ‘mic check’ repeatedly." And: "Protester: ‘Not a terrific year for all the families foreclosed on by Wells Fargo.’ CEO: ‘You’re out of order ma’am.’" Then Wells Fargo ends meeting quickly.
3:20 Large crowd in SF now (see livestreams below) trying to block the Wells Fargo meeting, linking arms, some scuffles with cops. One person to follow on twitter would be @JoshuaHol
1:20 Livestreams of big Wells Fargo protest in SF right now, going all afternoon. The first one, at least for now, is focusing on the direct action at the site of the shareholders meetint, the one below that on a large march.
10:45 Just got press release from folks behind major shareholder protest in San Fran, 10 am Pacific Time: "Today, thousands of people will confront Wells Fargo executives at the financial institution’s annual shareholder meeting, risking arrest by attempting to shut down the meeting and disrupt the proceedings in order to demand Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf and other executives address the concerns of the 99%.