Category Archives: OccupyWallStreet

The Fiscal Cliff Bill is a Big Deal

Passing a Fiscal Cliff bill that does not extend all of the Bush Tax Cuts for the wealthiest is a BFD.

Here’s why. Continue reading

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Ventura County Activated Behind #OccupyVentura Movement

In July, I marched down Main Street in Ventura with my SEIU Local 721 brothers and sisters as part of the Ventura County Fair Parade. We chanted about good jobs for the economy and about economic fairness. Crickets. The message was still new. Blame overpaid executives and a system that only rewards the rich?

Fast forward to yesterday’s #OccupyVentura march and demonstrations and there was a very different scene. Children, young adults, and old activists where there with hand made signs in tow. Over one hundred strong, by my estimation. Continue reading

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NYPD Corrals Hundreds of Protesters – JPMorgan Chase Return On Investment

Hundreds of #OccupyWallStreet protesters were corralled by NYPD officers on the Brooklyn Bridge yesterday. Some reports indicate that protesters were funneled into areas that would trigger arrests. Continue reading

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