I’ve been live-blogging OWS here daily since October 1. Doing my best this week despite internet outage. Email: email@example.com.
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9:45 Bonus song pick for Occupyers today: Talking Heads’ "Road to Nowhere." Come take that ride. "Wer’e not little children / And we know what we want / The future is certain / Give us time to work it out."
9:35 For fun: Tonight’s nutty Bill O’Reilly hit on Occupy…
9:20 Emergency Oakland city council meeting tonight on Occupy — police lay out bottles, rocks, allegedly thrown or intended to be thrown at them, and so on.
7:45 NYT reviews that upcoming MTV special on Occupy–and that’s no (Red) Bull: "summer camp with protest signs, a rolling festival of exasperation and naïveté, stone-faced cops and Hacky Sack — Fuming Man….You might want to roll your eyes when Caitlin declares, ‘I’ve never felt more important than right here,’ but you might also be on the wrong side of history."
7:40 Matt Taibbi roasts Mike Bloomberg: “Well, you know what, Mike Bloomberg? FUCK YOU. People are not protesting for their own entertainment, you asshole. They’re protesting because millions of people were robbed, by your best friends incidentally, and they want their money back.” Amid new rumors of NYC evicting Zuccotti folk.
7:35 Video of Mercedes driver plowing through protesters last night in Oakland…. How editor of Bay Citizen newspaper ended up holding a live tear gas canister last night…. Picture of Occupyers cleaning main plaza in Oakland defaced last night….. There are reports that former TV superhero actress Lucy Lawless was arrested in Oakland last night — true?