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….
10:00 Livestream of tonight’s sleep-in on Wall Street, this makes it night four.
6:20 Turns out two more Occupyers sleeping outside a bank in D.C. overnight, bringing the total to 7. In similar move, no such arrests in NYC… The man who started Occupy New Haven says it’s time to pack up camp "and go" but others there disagree…
3:30 National People’s Action and it’s "99% Power" (see main site) with big plans for this weekend and beyond vs. "corporate power."
3:20 Controversy du jour: Jessica Valenti here at The Nation on why Hilary Rosen, despite poor wording, was basically right re: Ann Romney.
2:30 PBS NewsHour with more on its Charles Murray and the ‘jobless future" segment….
1:00 NYT covers the new Occupy the Sidewalks tactic (Reuters photo at left from Wall St.). "For the third consecutive night, Occupy Wall Street protesters used a tactic on Wednesday that many of them hope will emerge as a replacement for their encampment at Zuccotti Park, which was disbanded by the police in November.Norman Siegel, a prominent civil rights lawyer, said a decision by a federal court in Manhattan in 2000 allowed the protesters to sleep on sidewalks as long as they do not block doorways and take up no more than half the sidewalk."