They’ll stay “as long as it takes.”
Many say that Taiwan’s ruling KMT party strong-armed a controversial trade deal with China through the legislature, and protestors demand a public review.
Anti-government protesters are gathering in Bangkok Monday to try to shut down the city center, and ultimately to force out Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
The man behind the meme says he suffered “psychiatric injury.”
SPOILER: They aren’t his biggest fans.
These are the quirky, tired, and dramatic faces of Turkish activism.
“If I was contacted by the Gary Johnson people I would have gone with them.”
Politics (and political conventions) make strange bedfellows.
Why you should support Twitter’s rage against the machine.
A founding member of New York’s occupation says too few talented anarchists have stayed onboard. “A trickling loss of talent continues to this day.”
A picture log of the May 1st, 2012 protest that was loud, impressive, and mostly sent a lot mixed signals. See for yourself!
Terrorist masterminds or Occupy Wall Street rejects? These five suspects, arrested today by the FBI, are charged with conspiracy and attempted use of explosive materials. Here are their mugshots and the details of their case.
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!
The internet is not as free as you think it is. Free the Network is a film about one guy’s quest to build a freer internet.
Here’s my heavily edited, totally out of context, MSM version of Billy’s “explosive” one-hour interview with that INFOWARS guy, Alex Jones. (Via Gavon’s Facebook)
Most say they didn’t catch objectionable lyrics which landed on Think Progress last night. Band was satirizing the Occupy movement.
The limits of an alliance are on display. What if you call a general strike and everyone goes to work?
Embraces the language of Occupy movement to sell his tax plan. Pushes “fairness” agenda like Obama.
Et tu, Fargo? Santorum unfazed (he must be used to it by now).
A few protesters tried to disrupt Sarah Palin’s speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference today. They didn’t last long: the crowd (and Palin herself!) chanted “USA, USA” at the occupiers as security removed them.
Andrew Breitbart really lost it Friday night on Occupiers protesting outside the Conservative Political Action Conference.
“Be good conservatives and get back inside.”
Occupations can win tents and laptops, even if they have nowhere to put them.
Erick Erickson got great satisfaction out of the Occupy DC protesters’ brushes with police.
After Obama’s speech, expect a GOP response, a Tea Party response — and an Occupy response. Mic check: “Our spring is coming!”
“Actually, these are the people — you are the interrupters.”
Nice to see that the movement is inspiring the young activists of tomorrow.
The Obamas are celebrating Michelle’s birthday with friends at BLT Steak in Washington, DC this evening. The restaurant recently introduced “The 99%” burger (american cheese, wonder bread) and “The 1%” burger (foie gras, kobe beef and gold leaf).
After 170 events in New Hampshire, he’s never once been interrupted by protesters, campaign says. McKay Coppins and Zeke Miller report from Manchester.
Conservatives like Rush Limbaugh are beside themselves today over Romney rivals’ attacks on his business background. Progressive are thrilled.