Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Where Do We Go From Here? Occupy Wall St.

Where Do We Go From Here? Occupy Wall St. from Ed David on Vimeo.

DC Douglas' "Why #OccupyWallStreet? 4 Reasons."

Actor, voice over talent and non-political figure D.C. Douglas chimes in with his take on OWS - Occupy Wall Street.

Google: US law enforcement tried to get videos removed from YouTube
The technology giant's biannual transparency report reveals a 70% rise in takedown requests from US government or police

Neuroscience and Justice - Edge Master Class 2011 - Michael Gazzaniga [7.16.11]
Asking the fundamental question of modern life. In an enlightened world of scientific understandings of first causes, we must ask: are we free, morally responsible agents or are we just along for the ride?

Albany & NY State Police Defy Governor, Mayor; Refuse to Arrest OWS Demonstrators
Occupy Albany protesters in New York’s capital city received an unexpected ally over the week: The state and local authorities.

Syntagma, 20th of October

Semper Fi: Occupy Marines Bringing Reinforcements To Occupy The Nation
#OrganizeMarines states: “Security forces/police should be seen as potential recruits to our cause and message, not as adversaries. Ultimately, they are accountable to the people. Defensive strategies never win. Do not respond to verbal attacks or hostile propaganda from Nay-Sayers by using the language of the opponent. Reframe.”

Tear gas! Thrown at Occupy Oakland!

Veteran shot in the face by rubber bullet at Occupy Oakland protests

Veterans for Peace member Scott Olsen was wounded by a less-lethal round fired by either San Francisco Sheriffs deputies or Palo Alto Police on October 25, 2011 at 14th Street and Broadway in Downtown Oakland

Chemical bomb thrown at Occupy Portland - #OccupyMaine

A video of Occupy Maine made on 10-23-11 at Lincoln Park in Portland, Maine. A chemical bomb had been thrown over the fence early that morning and discussions were going on about moving the main tent further back from the perimeter of the park

Anarchists welcome Westminster’s new ‘protester lanes’ - London protester lanes introduced
Anarchists across Britain’s capital have welcomed the introduction of new ‘protester lanes’ which fit neatly between existing bus lanes and the marginalised, implemented to cope with a huge increase in protest marches.

Reintroduction of Death Penalty Possible Due to Lisbon Treaty
Europe’s citizens demand wide discussion

Top Ten Occupy Wall Street Cartoons

America the Baffled: One in Four Americans Doesn't Know The Country From Which We Broke Free

EU Politician Wants Internet Surveillance Built Into Every Operating System
from the they-just-haven't-thought-this-through dept
The two European politicians behind the Declaration, which seeks to extend the already intrusive Data Retention Directive, were Tiziano Motti and Anna Zaborska. Motti now wants to go even further by monitoring and storing all Internet activity in the European Union.

Ridiculed crystal work wins Nobel for Israeli
Three decades after Daniel Shechtman looked with an electron microscope at a metal alloy and saw a pattern familiar in Islamic art but then unknown at a molecular level, those non-stick, rust-free, heat-resistant quasicrystals are finding their way into tools from LEDs to engines and frying pans.

Bolivia: Coca-chewing protest outside US embassy
Indigenous activists in Bolivia have been holding a mass coca-chewing protest as part of campaign to end an international ban on the practice.

Part I: Motives for Mind Control
This essay is the first in a series of three on mind control. It discusses some of the motives for mind control and why it continues. Part II of the series, "Resisting the Mind Control State” describes some methods to protest and resist mind control abuses and atrocities. Part III, "Mental Firewalls" discusses some of the techniques victims have developed to survive the ongoing torture operations.

Living Murals

Living Murals from Noora Ojala on Vimeo.

Living Murals -animation is MA graduation work from Noora Ojala, University of Art and Design Helsinki 2008.
Do it to yourself. Arts in the street bewilder, esthetically perfect, clumsy, childish, agitprop, trendy, classic, sabotage and everything that I cannot imagine. Brasil, nowadays graffiti leader in the world, offers most unique and colorful works on its bleeding streets. Animation is constructed from street art what describes the brutality and dreams of the life. It has the full tones of everything what stand between those two, and in the background stays the huge jungle of metropolises, these cities what has grown wildly in last decades and the flood of poor people moving in to the city still seems endless. This story is made under the Brazilian sun, in its shadows and feverish tempo of life. Music is made by carioca MV Bill. A highly respected member of his community and media figure, MV Bill is the symbol of political speech that makes a musical chronicle of the war on the Brazilian favelas, the initial step of an urgent discussion about violence, prejudice, and citizenship.

~ Reminder: Protest action against debt 'haircut' to commence in Syntagma Square at 7pm local time today ~

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