It’s time to take another NOSTALGIA trip!
It’s time to take another NOSTALGIA trip!
The fictional 99%. Last week Forbes released its annual list of the 15 richest fictional characters. But not everyone is created equally in Fictionland.
Power to the peeple! Here’s the winner of The Washington Post’s annual Peep Show Competition, in which 755 entrants submitted dioramas populated entirely by the mushy marshmallow Easter treats. We are the 99 Peepcent!
It seems America’s bankers are tired of all the abuse. And so they’ve decided to speak out this holiday season.
This is the same Ai Weiwei who was arrested by the Chinese government for his human rights activism, so, yeah…how dare he not be more involved. From an MSNBC live chat with the outspoken artist, who still faces threat of imprisonment for his struggle against the repressive regime. A commenter named Angelina didn’t think Ai was sufficiently reverential in his response about OWS. This is infuriating.
Considering the behavior of certain police lately, this photo is oozing with righteous schadenfreude. This anonymous Chilean activist just delivered the taint shot heard round the world. Kick whichever ass you choose with our handy Photo Editor at the bottom of the page!
Bruce Wayne is the 1%. Photographed over the weekend in Lower Manhattan as Batman meted out non-economic justice.
John Travolta phoned up a KFC in England and asked to reserve a table. Here is an awesome quote from the employee who turned him down. Why is John Travolta eating at KFC? What kind of human being calls to reserve a table at KFC? Why does England have KFC? I don’t care. This anonymous employee is now a folk hero who is a much better spokesperson for the 99% than Occupy Wall Street.
Occupy Everywhere. Even fictional worlds are not exempt from the greed of wealth.
Welcome to The Jungle. Man, it’s like there was some crazy parallel “Gilded Age” somewhere in our not so distant past…
Occupy George is a super smart DIY project that circulates dollar bills stamped with infographics about the disparity of wealth in America. And we can join in at home! Their website has templates for inkjet printing and ordering custom stamps. Whoever gets one of these into Bloomberg’s wallet first, wins. Read More ›
The News Corp. CEO gave a speech in San Francisco yesterday at an education summit and was interrupted by #OccupySesameStreet activists, ostensibly speaking out for education reform. All six protesters were ejected from the conference but no arrests were made. Staged? (via Gawker and Xinhua News.) Watch Video ›
Demonstrators linked to #OccupyWallStreet are going to picnic in East Village, Manhattan’s Tompkins Square Park at noon Saturday. The picnic in the park will be followed by a general assembly which, according to one activist, will include “food to share, drums, musical instruments, art supplies anything else you can think of to make this a fun and noisy but peaceful occupation.” Some protesters have considered staying overnight. View List ›
At the 1:40 mark, a white-shirted NYPD officer decks a protester in a green shirt. How the incident started is unclear. The camera man was punched in the shoulder while filming. Watch Video ›
The Tumblr We Are The 99 Percent continues to do a great job telling the sad, sad stories of hardship currently faced by Americans. I hope this blog never stops updating.
Somebody’s getting disinvited to the Hamptons this year. View Image ›
Some feel the need to further define their own majority. Paws down, this dog puts himself within a more modest tax-paying 53% majority.
Spotted at the Zombie Walk in Lawrence, Kansas. When there’s no more room in hell, the dead will camp out for several weeks with no clear objective.
Amid the crowds of protestors and media in Zuccotti Park on Wednesday, this little guy was just hanging out on Danielle’s shoulder. She found the squirrel a few months ago under a tree near her house after a heavy storm. Its legs were broken and a veterinarian told her it likely wouldn’t recover. Instead of putting the squirrel down, Danielle adopted it and nursed it back to health. Now they go everywhere together. The squirrel’s name is Hazelnut, she likes peanut butter, and her leash is made of braided hemp. Read More ›