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8:45 OWS in NY holding first indoor GA tonight…many OWSers showing up for Oakland council meeting tonight.
7:05 OccupyHarvard targeting financial institutions, as they should…
5:00 Full list of Occupy camps still open around USA via FDL– they can find 61, and add brief notes. (Anchorage: Igloos!)
4:50 My former assistant here, Kevin Gosztola, on Adrian Lamo’s testimony at the Bradley Manning hearing today, from the scene.
2:50 Today’s song pick for OWS (a daily feature since Oct. 1): one of the great vocal performances, Leadbelly, "Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out."
2:40 New piece here at The Nation: Did OWS pick wrong target in Trinity? Was Saturday’s action, and move to re-occupy right now, a "waste of time"?
2:35 The super-rich are sick of taking shit from you and are going on the offensive, or should we say, More Offensive. You can believe it’s true, because it comes from Bloomberg.
2:15 It’s everywhere: My county in generally well-off area) is now hiking property taxes 30%, hiking sales tax AND laying off hundreds of workers.
1:00 I’ve covered this a couple times but now here’s more on the OccupyTheIowaCaucus drive…. A top TV news host I know told me recently that he’s convinced Dems will regret having convention in Charlotte next summer–a banking capital and sure to be big OWS target.
12:25 In San Antonio eviction, police not only arrested many — also threw away toys collected for needy.
11:30 From Slate: New "Civil Unrest" LEGO set, police vs OWS, "complete with Zuccotti Park smell." Below: