Shit is like the Red Scare all over again. Those Who Forget History Are Doomed to Repeat It
“Cuando se lee poco se dispara mucho”
Foto de Álvaro Benvenutto, Valparaíso, Chile 2011
I do not condone violence. But in a world where we are bombarded with images of police brutality, this is a reminder that WE ARE NOT SLAVES.
Fuck the police state.
It’s so inspiring to see this kind of reaction to mindless police violence. Everyone involved with defending that fan from this state sponsored gang violence deserves so much respect.
good show crowd
This is so fucking sick. That dude who got the first kick has the biggest balls ever.
This actually made me laugh. All big and bad but once the tables are turned, of course they freak out and run like bitches.
There are always more of us than there are of them. Don’t know why people won’t realize that authority figures are the ones that should be afraid of the people, not the other way around.
A bunch of arrests over the weekend by cops reportedly bent on macing, tasering, and penning demonstrators rocked the ongoing occupation of Wall Street by a fractured core of anti-corporatocracy activists. They were no closer to getting the government to institute more financial reform, repeal Citizens United, or reinstate the capital gains tax (or eliminate the corporate right to be persons, or forgive student loan debt), but the physicality of the thing did manage to counteract a heretofore impression of superficiality, hypocrisy, and hippie-dom. It also got the media to acknowledge that the protesters exist. Suddenly, for a moment, #occupywallstreet felt real.Read the rest at Motherboard.tv
The occupation, which was initially spurred by a loose alliance between Adbusters and the decentralized hacktivist collective Anonymous, has entered its second week, and the recent flare ups mark a dramatic shift in what’s been an otherwise placid, sleepy protest. NPR reports nearly 80 arrests on Saturday as demonstrators who’d been staked out near the New York Stock Exchange peaceably marched through lower Manhattan toward Union Square. Occupywallst.org, home to a “leaderless resistance movement” that’s compiling real-time reports, images, and videos from the ground, claims the National Lawyer’s Guild “puts the number around 100.”
Solidarity with Troy Davis supporters and Wall Street destroyers.