I’ve been live-blogging OWS here since October 1. Doing my best today despite power outage. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
GO here for the Tuesday edition of this blog.
8:25 Livestream of NY’s famous Halloween parade now Occupied. Ghoulish.
7:50 Trick or treat! Here comes trouble: Michael Moore just arriving at OccupyPortland… Publisher of paper whose reported busted in Nashville demands apology from governor.
7:30 New mass email from MoveOn just now really pushing the Move Your Money Pledge.. Global Post: Occupy Wall St to trademark name? ….What success would look like for OWS–well, this is how CNN looks at it, anyway.
5:35 Sean Hannity calls Occupyers "un-American" and two Marines set him straight, via MoveOn.
5:30 Kevin Drum: Yes, income inequality IS growing. … Bank Transfer Day music video! Should be by Green Day.
4:30 As Brian Stelter notes: One year ago today was the Colbert/Stewart "restore sanity" rally. How did that work out?
3:00 Have a great Halloween. Should be some fun OWS costumes and pranks tonight at various locales and parades.
2:55 Arrests total higher than earlier reported in Rochester, NY today.
2:30 Josh Harkinson of Mother Jones, who did some tremendous reporting from NYC, now tweets: A trustworthy
#OWS activist tells me that an influx of homeless and hardened criminals is causing major issues for Zuccotti campers. If the rogue elements at the park can’t be tamed, she thinks #OWS will relocate to a new site that is more easily defended."…. This is the most grim look at that situation so far (I can’t say if overstated).