A leaked memo warns of “Black Bloc” tactics. A city official confirms to BuzzFeed the memo’s authenticity.
A make or break protest. “We have so many targets,” says Bruner.
Occupy Wall Street protester Malcolm Harris saw his bid to stop prosecutors from subpoenaing his Twitter records shut down by Manhattan’s geekiest judge, Matthew Sciarrino Jr.
The Arts & Labor Working Group sends out PR as the Whitney, promising all kinds of future changes for the museum. It’s actually the second time they’ve done this. [Updated below.]
The magazine that birthed Occupy is unhappy with the movement’s association with the “professional left.”
Activists tweet that “May Day” is a no-go. It’s an April Fool’s joke, but others weigh in: “This is actually really smart.”
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.
That’s going to endear them to the general public. Another protester can be heard in the background asking, “Why are you focusing on the cops?” And Gothamist calls them “smug brats.”
The limits of an alliance are on display. What if you call a general strike and everyone goes to work?
Last night’s dustup with police put Occupy back in the news in a way it hasn’t managed since the original New York occupation was kicked out in November. “It felt more like it had last fall than at any point previously,” says Jeff Smith.
Mitt is in New York to raise money at the Waldorf-Astoria today. Occupiers plan to confront him with hula hoops.
Embraces the language of Occupy movement to sell his tax plan. Pushes “fairness” agenda like Obama.
A bit sharper than “banks got bailed out, we got sold out!”
Tim Pool and Luke Rudkowski, stars in Occupy world, have full media credentials at the big annual conservative conference. These guys will let anyone in.
Andrew Breitbart really lost it Friday night on Occupiers protesting outside the Conservative Political Action Conference.
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.
The real intolerance, Santorum says, comes from the glitter-bombers.
The first Occupy keg party will be in Williamsburg, Brooklyn this weekend. The revolution will not be remembered the next day.
Kevin Zeese says he’s been targeted for trying to defend the movement against being co-opted. Occupy DC embroiled by possibly-imagined crisis.
The first “Occupy” congressional candidate emerges. Possibly more serious than Vermin Supreme.
*The year isn’t two weeks old yet.
After 170 events in New Hampshire, he’s never once been interrupted by protesters, campaign says. McKay Coppins and Zeke Miller report from Manchester.
Will Guy Fawkes don green eyeshades? “It’s going to be a really hard sell,” Strekal admits.
Unclear whether they still need to take a bath.
An Occupy New Hampshire production, of course. Should the US have a cabinet level Dept. of Peace?”
Turns out, conflict sells.
She’s a dreadlocked, political, independent woman who believes in freedom of speech. Unless of course she disagrees with your speech.
The upcoming Republican primaries are a big opportunity for Occupy groups to re-insert themselves into the conversation. In New Hampshire, protesters are planning PG-rated actions around the primary, including puppetry, mock funeral, “Dance Party of Awesomeness.