02 May 2012

State of the Occupation: May Day Wrap-Up Edition

Occupy Cleveland (OH):  OC’s May Day Rally was canceled after the FBI made 5 arrests of some slow witted black block-ers in an alleged “bomb plot”.  The FBI affidavits described the individuals involved attending an OC event and “moving through the group expressing displeasure at the crowds unwillingness to behave

01 May 2012

May Day in Atlanta

Occupy Atlanta’s Agenda:  (All times EST) Watch live streaming video from occupyatlanta at livestream.com 11 AM – 1 PM – We mass up and march from Troy Davis Park and head to the MLK J.r. Historical Center downtown! 2 PM – 10 PM – Head over to Coan Park at

01 May 2012

May Day in LA!

For May 1st, 2012 Occupy Los Angeles is organizing around a “4 Winds” People’s Power Car and Bike Caravan through the urban sprawl of Los Angeles that will culminate in Direct Action in and around the Financial District of downtown LA. People from all sectors of the city will have

01 May 2012

May Day in Oakland!

Watch the Occupy Oakland’s May Day Actions Live!  (All Times are PST) occupyoakland on livestream.com. Broadcast Live Free 9AM – NOON: 3-4 morning actions, Decentralized actions leaving from 3 points on the edge of downtown at 8:30am. These actions can take the form of “strike enforcement brigades” such as pickets,

01 May 2012

Live May Day OWS UStream!

May Day is here!  And FDL has correspondents in New York City broadcasting LIVE on UStream. Streaming video by Ustream Today’s OWS May Day Agenda: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Bryant Park  will be the site of a fun and friendly “Pop-up Occupation”, featuring: Free food, a free market,

27 Apr 2012

The Smoke and Mirrors of the Legalization Debate

Some people think that the push for the legalization of marijuana is backed mostly by marijuana smokers.   This is because the mainstream media and the Obama Administration frame the discussion as a subculture issue (ex. Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa and Sublime fans vs. “normal” people).  Don’t be fooled.   Legalization is