Posted on January 23, 2012 at 11:10 AM EST
As the U.S. economy worsens, protests such as those carried out by the Occupy Wall Street movement will turn ugly, breaking down into waves of violent unrest across the nation, says billionaire financier George Soros.
“It will be an excuse for cracking down and using strong-arm tactics to maintain law and order, which, carried to an extreme, could bring about a repressive political system, a society where individual liberty is much more constrained, which would be a break with the tradition of the United States,” Soros tells Newsweek.
Posted on December 18, 2011 at 12:42 AM EST
An open letter from Archbishop Desmond Tutu to New York’s Trinity Church urges the church to allow the Occupy protest in Duarte Park, which is owned by the Episcopalian parish:
Minnesota Democrat Keith Ellison, the first Muslim elected to Congress. Begins 24-hour hunger strike in solidarity with Occupy DC protesters.
Posted on December 17, 2011 at 10:01 PM EST
A Congressman started a 24-hour hunger strike Thursday evening as a sign of solidarity with four Occupy DC protesters who have fasted for more than a week.
Director of Americans for Democratic Action: Hereâ€™s to the success that Occupy has already had (pushing the Tea Party and its reactionary agenda to the sidelines). And hereâ€™s to its future, which is as yet unwritten.
Posted on December 17, 2011 at 9:49 PM EST
Watch OWS Bishop scale a fence at Today’s protests aimed at a NYC Church once allied with the movement.
Posted on December 17, 2011 at 9:40 PM EST
Posted on December 17, 2011 at 8:56 PM EST
Occupy Wall Street participants will join hundreds of supporters of accused WikiLeaks whistleblower Bradley Manning on Friday at Fort Meade, Maryland. PFC Manningâ€™s pre-trial hearings begin on Friday. About 50 people will depart from Liberty Square at 5:00 am Friday morning via chartered bus, arriving in Fort Meade as the hearings begin at 9:00 am. New York-based supporters will stay at Saint Stephens Church in Washington, DC and camp at Occupy DC in McPherson Square on Friday night. On Saturday, December 17, they will march and hold a noon rally along with supporters from Occupy DC and across the country.
Posted on December 16, 2011 at 4:06 PM EST
Itâ€™s easy to see billionaire George Sorosâ€™s imprint on most major American left-wing organizations. All you have to do is look at their financial forms. Soros aids hundreds of left-wing groups in America each year under the auspices of his Open Society Foundations. In just 10 years, Soros has given more than $550 million to liberal organizations in the United States.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu is the latest clergy member to offer support for Occupy Wall Street’s campaign.
Posted on December 16, 2011 at 3:43 PM EST
Archbishop Desmond Tutu is the latest clergy member to offer support for Occupy Wall Street’s campaign to turn a lower Manhattan lot owned by Trinity Church into a new home for the movement.
Posted on December 16, 2011 at 2:48 PM EST
Breakdown of the Connections Between The Working Family Party, SEIU, ACORN, The New Party, The DNC, Democratic Socialists of America, Tides, George Soros and The Obama Administration:
Rev. Jesse Jackson: “Jesus was an Occupier, Gandhi was an Occupier, Martin Luther King was an Occupier, (Nelson) Mandela was an Occupier.”
Posted on December 15, 2011 at 5:45 PM EST
Veteran activist theÂ Rev. Jesse JacksonÂ compared the global anti-capitalist movement to the U.S. civil rights struggle, the battle against apartheid in South Africa and the fight for Indian independence during a visit to an Occupy camp in London on Thursday.