I’ve been live-blogging OWS here daily since October 1. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. All times ET. My new e-book is "40 Days That Shook the World: From Occupy Wall Street to Occupy Everywhere." Most of my other books here.
7:30 My segment on MSNBC with Chuck Todd today now posted (and see item below), to read more on book or order go here:
6:30 Unusual piece by the travelin’ man, Bob Plain, on Occupy in small town Ashland, Oregon. Have had that OWS instinct before there was an OWS.
6:20 Reportedly, Occupy folks in NYC will voting tonight on whether to set aside $100,000 from their funds for future bail outs–that is, bailing out people arrested.
4:20 Another Christmas Eve has passed and does anyone know the fate of John Doe, Occupy hero and potential suicide victim? Always worth a revisit:
2:40 Justin Elliott of Salon on The Occupiers in Winter — keeping in touch and keeping it going via regular web contacts and conference calling. "It’s immensely valuable to have a place once a week where people come together from across the country and share ideas and their hopes for what the movement can accomplish.”
2:15 If you missed a few days ago, a local — very local — bank up near my old stomping grounds in upstate — way upstate — New York really tries to help people, not profits.
11:30 Must-read from Newsweek: How Wall St has destroyed "the wonder that was America." And: "As 2011 slithers to its end, none of the major problems that led to the crisis point three years ago have really been solved."… Some Occupy wins, on smaller scale, you may not have heard about….