I’ve been live-blogging OWS here since October 1. Doing my best today despite power outage. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
GO here first thing Wednesday for latest edition of this blog!
10:45 Occupied Oakland Tribune coming tomorrow morning…
10:20 Cain will probably say about $35,000 payoff: "Just trying to help one of the 99%.’
9:20 List of activities on strike day in Oakland tomorrow. At left is third poster I have posted. And I remember when strikes and Oakland could only mean Catfish Hunter.
8:50 Key question (and probing) from the folks at Nieman Watchdog: What’s more important — local ordinances or the First Amendment?
8:45 Power cut at OccupyTulsa, eviction expected tonight.
8:10 WSJ Factoid: 15% of U.S. population relied on food stamps in August — 45 million people.
7:55 NYT with preview of Oakland General Strike by reporter who has been the scene for awhile. "During the strike, protesters intend to march from downtown to the Port of Oakland and will try to close it down. Protesters also said they would picket banks, businesses, schools, libraries and any employer who tries to discipline striking workers.Several major labor groups, including local units of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, which represents port workers, have voiced support for the Occupy Oakland protests and the strike, though union officials have not authorized union members to strike." And the docks will be open. Demos in supporrt all around the USA.
7:45 More on injuries to Scott Olsen sparking vets joining on with OWS, this time from USA Today. … Much talk at Zuccotti Park tonight on spending money to secure OWS domain name…One woman reportedly arrested at Boston camp for selling medication…
7:00 Wholly Toledo! Two from OWS arrested at city council meeting in Ohio city. Man had oversized copy of First Amendment.
4:35 Latest on Oakland General Strike from SF Chronicle.
4:30 Actor/director Albert Brooks tweets: "B of A to cancel debit card fees. ‘Since we’re going out of business, the hell with it.’"
3:30 AdBusters, which helped start it all, now takes look at future of OWS.