Live-blogging OWS daily since October 1. Email: email@example.com. All times ET. My new e-book is "40 Days That Shook the World: From Occupy Wall St. to Occupy Everywhere." Also my very OWS-relevant "The Campaign of the Century" has just been re-issued, my other books here.
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9:00 Party continuing at Zuccotti. Here’s mainstream report on re-occupation.
6:40 Wow, barricades have finally come down at Zuccotti Park and there’s a rumor that it’s due to an ACLU lawsuit…. People’s Library returns there amid celebrations. How long will it all last? Livestream: http://t.co/vcpbSUVj
6:15 Rosie Gray at BuzzFeed breaks news about Occupy hiring an accountant (at last?). Donations down but still lots of money on hand.
4:55 So much to blog, so little time. I’ve just launched my live-blog for primary night in New Hampshire.
4:40 A look at big protests January 20 in Bay Area under OWS umbrella.
4:15 Our "travelin’ man" Bob Plain arrives in Tucson and catches us up on that amazing doings there, five camps and 800 arrests citations later (2nd in the USA to Occupy in NY)…..big auction foreclosure action planned by OccupyLA on Friday morning…
2:05 Today’s song pick for Occupyers, a daily feature since Oct. 1: a brand new and clever global anthem:
1:25 OccupyDC plans big January rally.
12:35 OccupyPittsburgh and BNY Mellon in court, via Global Rev….New shows from OccupyBoston…. Occupy Washington fights the cold… Another take on Occupy New Hampshire and what it accomplished during primary (some division on this).
11:40 Good piece at WSJ by "numbers guy" on how Americans badly and routinely get wrong basic facts and figures on spending by government (not helped by Fox, for sure). For example, they over-estimate federal spending on PBS and NPR by a factor of one hundred, and think states spend more money on prisons than on education…. Newt G complains that OWS protesters are blocking his "freedom of speech."