Live-blogging OWS daily since October 1. Email: email@example.com. All times ET. See my e-book on Occupy "40 Days That Shook the World." My OWS-relevant "Journeys With Beethoven" just published in prindat and e-book, my other books here…
1:15 As noted earlier, several hundred gathered at Union Sq in NY and police finally pushed them out, closed park and set up barricades. Police now inside park and Occupyers asking them, "What are your demands?" and other jokes. Several dozen have vowed to sleep on sidewalk overnight.
10:05 Email from reader: "Want to alert you to a major CD at Brattleboro Entergy HQ on Thursday. Expect
500 marchers, 100-200 risking arrest. Info at Sage Alliance and at Safe and Green Campaign web sites. Good stuff– people power vs corporate power as the state also battles Entergy. Check it out."
9:10 Cool May 1 strike poster in NY, we are told by Molly Crabapple.
8:40 OWS "occupation" of historic Union Sq in NYC continues to build, with several hundred there right now. Police have been reluctant to move there in past but time will tell.
8:00 Wired on new Occupy Comics, with examples from "Old Punks."
4:50 Update by Ryan Devereaux on young woman arrested, beaten, had seizure and how charged with felony in Saturday police raid in NYC…. Occupyers march to NY police hdqtrs today and demand resignation of police chief Kelly. See video.
2:10 More from Coates at The Atlantic on Trayvon’s final words (as reported by friend) and "sham" probe.
2:00 OccupyAlbany gets airtime on Fox during interview with Gov. Cuomo–prtesting News Corp. tax breaks and more. See photo.