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Rev. Jesse Jackson again visits Occupy Philly

November 21, 2011 by


The Rev. Jesse Jackson again visited Occupy Philly this weekend. He could be seen walking around the camp, speaking with members of the Occupy movement and specifically with members of the Interfaith Working Group. While he had a large group following him as he walked, other members of the Occupy camp felt more ambivalent about […]

Occupy Votes to Occupy Evicted Home

November 17, 2011 by


The GA also voted upon a second proposal, which garnered less attention. The proposal was submitted by the Working Groups People of Color, Direct Action, and Radical Caucus. A member of Radical Caucus introduced a Philadelphia woman who was evicted from her home. The woman, identified as Florence, spoke directly to the GA. She explained […]

The Three Jewels of Occupy Philly

November 13, 2011 by


Since my time at Occupy Philly, I have heard a few ridiculous things. The idea that we are all unemployed is laughable, that we are all college students is ignorant, and that we are all running amok with no understanding of the real world is supremely naive. We are not all socialists. We have a […]

Occupy the Highway: From Wall Street to Super Committee

November 8, 2011 by


It will be one of the largest direct actions to date in the Occupy movement – at least in the United States. Occupy the Highway will begin tomorrow from Liberty Square and will include marching 20 miles a day for the next two weeks. It begins at 9 a.m. The march will ultimately end at […]