Dienstag, 18. Oktober 2011

Occupy sources and links

From Glen Gersmehl

- - - - Useful sources and links on the Occupy movements - - - - draft


Especially useful commentaries and overviews on the underlying issues to share

Paul Krugman, Panic of the Plutocrats, NY Times, Oct. 10, 2011
www.nytimes.com/2011/10/10/opinion/panic-of-the-plutocrats.html

Barbara Ehrenreich,  The Guys in the 1% Brought This On,
www.progressive.org/one_percent_barbara_ehrenreich.html

Robert Reich, The 7 Biggest Economic Lies, 12 Oct. 11,
www.ask.com/news?qsrc=&o=100000031&l=dis&q=Robert+reich+blog&qsrc=2431

Jim Wallis, Praying for Peace and Looking for Jesus at
#OccupyWallStreet, 10-6-11), full link:
http://blog.sojo.net/2011/10/06/praying-for-peace-and-looking-for-jesus-at-occupywallstreet/

Rabbi Michael Lerner, Occupy Wall St–It's Everywhere where Corporate
Power Shapes our Lives, So You Can Occupy it in Your   Hometown too!
Oct 6, www.Tikkun.org and on alternet.org

Frida Berrigan,
http://blog.faithinpubliclife.org/2011/10/faith_leaders_join_occupywalls.html

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2. For more on the Occupy movements and their activities and goals in
their own words see:

http://occupywallst.org/

http://nycga.cc/  (the official site of the OWS general assembly,
Liberty Square); for their declaration statement see
http://nycga.cc/2011/09/30/declaration-of-the-occupation-of-new-york-city/

see also www.occupytogether.org/  and  www.commondreams.org/occupy

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3. Many cities have their own sites or facebook pages, e.g.

www.occupydc.org/https://www.facebook.com/#!/OccupyBoston,
https://www.facebook.com/OccupyPhiladelphia/, www.occupychi.org/

https://www.facebook.com/OccupyFM  (FargoMoorehead)

https://www.facebook.com/pages/OccupyQuadCities/270410002991293 (Iowa)

https://www.facebook.com/#!/occupyLA,
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Occupy-San-Francisco/,
https://www.facebook.com/OccupySeattle

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4. Other sites that have had especially useful reporting and commentary
www.truth-out.org

http://westandwiththe99percent.tumblr.com/

http://www.alternet.org

www.thenation.com/

http://www.yesmagazine.org

www.progressive.org

www.mettacenter.org a leading nonviolence center

www.forusa.org Fellowship of Reconcilation

www.democracynow.org

http://readersupportednews.org/news-section2/318-66/7468-occupy-wall-street-take-the-bull-by-the-horns
 a long overdue focus of protest
www.offthechartsblog.org  -- Blog of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
https://www.facebook.com/NonviolentConflict
www.wagingnonviolence.org

www.nybooks.com NY Review of Books, e.g. Michael Greenberg

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5. Faith based sites that have had especially useful commentaries include:
http://www.sojo.net

http://www.shalomcenter.org

www.tikkun.org

http://blog.faithinpubliclife.org/

https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=161988007225292

http://www.domestichumanneeds.org/faithfulbudget/
https://www.facebook.com/TheChristianLeft

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6. Advocacy groups that had useful postings, despite the fears among
some of their taking over/ having too much influence…: www.avaaz.org
www.moveon.org   www.dccc.org/pages/occupy

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7. Graphics and humor that have received the most comment on our blog
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1221739710899.34982.1451144676

https://www.facebook.com/beingliberal.org

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1969258962619.2092178.1577310052

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.2062241869801.114477.1057325634

www.theroot.co.in

https://www.facebook.com/TheOther98

https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=293212854038758&id=612737868

https://www.facebook.com/NonviolentConflict

www.mercadoetico.com.br

https://www.facebook.com/erik.christensen/posts/165108903575918

and of course, www.theonion.com Jon Stewart's www.thedailyshow.com/ etc.


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