Archive for Oktober 25th, 2011

25. Oktober 2011

New York cops defy order to arrest hundr

New York cops defy order to arrest hundreds of ‘Occupy Albany’ protesters – With protesters acting peacefully, local and state police agreed that low level arrests could cause a riot, so they decided instead to defy Cuomo and Jennings. “We don’t have those resources, and these people were not causing trouble,” a state official said. “The bottom line is the police know policing, not the governor and not the mayor.”

25. Oktober 2011

Author Sara Paretsky on Occupy Wall Stre

Author Sara Paretsky on Occupy Wall Street:
She is writing as part of the group, Occupy Writers, an eclectic assembly of more than 1300 writers who have come together to salute the imagination and creative element of Occupy Wall Street and the global Occupy Movement. Occupy Writers intends to publish narratives of those writers who have visited Occupy sites throughout the globe. By gathering stories and personal accounts, Occupy Writers aims to harness the power of literary America to create a counter media where people can find documentation about the movement.