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 print and e-book, my other books here.
9:00 Olbermann with a probe of Breitbart’s list of 17 alleged rape incidents at Occupy sites. Most bogus, of course.
4:00 Pictures from yesterday’s Occupy Oakland "OccupyLove" march.
3:25 Reuters latest to do piece on What’s Next for Occupy with camps "largely" gone. BTW, fifty camps do remain, even if most quite small.
2:40 New Poll: Iran’s nuclear program: US should take military action 17% / Use econ, diplomatic efforts 60% / No action now 22% (CNN.
12:50 Nate Silver in this coming Sunday’s NYT Magazine, now online: "Why Obama Will Embrace the 99 Percent." Excerpt: "In recent weeks, Obama has taken a more populist approach (just read the transcript of his State of the Union address). The strategy has induced more howls than usual from Republicans about ‘class warfare,’ but the White House has clearly studied the numbers." Versus Santorum, however, he might more run on social issues.
12:40 My new piece here at The Nation on Beethoven "calling the tune" for global protest. Yes, his music is the soundtrack to demonstrations almost everywhere. Occupyer Number One?
12:05 That Occupy call for May Day "general strike." Discuss.