Posted 1 year ago on Nov. 9, 2011, 2:56 p.m. EST by OccupyWallSt
It is a better day for the 99% in Ohio. Yesterday on Tuesday, November 8, Ohio voters overwhelmingly Repealed Senate Bill 5. The bill, just passed by the Ohio legislature in March, removed the ability of public employees to engage in one of the most fundamental rights known to working people — collective bargaining. Read More...
Posted 1 year ago on Nov. 9, 2011, 2:41 p.m. EST by OccupyWallSt
Biggest Art Auction of the Year Draws Protest in Support of the 99%
Union Art Auction Handlers Have Been Locked in a 3-Month Battle Against Wage Cuts while Sotheby’s CEO Takes Home $60K a day
About 100 protesters from Occupy Wall Street will join a Teamsters picket line at the Sotheby’s auction house in Manhattan tonight (Wed, Nov. 9) to back the union in an important battle to fight wage cuts. The action, called OCCUPY SOTHEBY'S, will picket the 1% in support of locked-out Teamsters art handlers at one of the biggest art auctions of the year.
WHEN: TODAY, Wednesday, November 9th, 6:00pm
WHERE: 1334 York Avenue (between 71st and 72nd St.)
*A contingent of NYU students, faculty and alumni will meet at 5pm, by the fountain in Washington Square Park
VIDEO: Occupy Wall St. Protesters Crash Sotheby's Auction:
Posted 1 year ago on Nov. 9, 2011, 2:19 p.m. EST by OccupyWallSt
At 7PM EST this evening, November 9th, occupiers around the globe are invited to call +1 (712) 432-9945 and listen to a moderated discussion with Dr. David Korten and #ows occupier, Harrison Schultz. Dr. Korten will speak to the Federal Reserve's role in the corrupt and dysfunctional systems of financial malfeasance that caused the global depression and discuss alternative systems to serve the American people. Throughout the discussion listeners will be invited to ask Dr. Korten questions via the hashtag #askFed on Twitter Read More...
Posted 1 year ago on Nov. 8, 2011, 10:22 p.m. EST by OccupyWallSt
The Outreach Group of the NYC General Assembly has an idea inspired by this story of unity between strangers using the original social media: chalk. It's a creative, anonymous and exciting way for supporters of all ages to show support everywhere. Read More...