Tag Archives: Zuccotti Park

A glass-half-full take on OWS clearout


Tuesday was a career-defining day for Mike Bloomberg. First he ordered Zuccotti Park cleared by paramilitary cops who roughed up and/or arrested many protesters and a few reporters in the process. Then he ignored a court order to allow the … Continue reading

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Bloomberg’s doubletalk on park evictions


Here, from Raw Story, is all you have to know about the integrity of the billionaire mayor from Wall Street: After ordering the eviction of protesters from Zuccotti Park, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday explained that the … Continue reading

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What did Bloomberg’s homies do? The shadow knows


Here’s New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a self-styled independent who has always been careful to suck up to the liberal establishment, reminding us he’s a blood brother of the vampires whose world-class scamming drained the life out of the housing … Continue reading

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Freedom of assembly? Not in MY public space


From Michael Kimmelman’s thoughtful piece about… well, about America’s rediscovery that movements to effect social change are often sparked by large, sustained public gatherings of protesters: THE ever expanding Occupy Wall Street movement, with encampments now not only in Lower … Continue reading

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Times columnist snickers at Wall St. protesters


To my knowledge, only one story regarding the ongoing Wall Street protests appeared last week in The New York Times, and it was the sort of snarky, condescending dispatch you might expect from a Republican legislative staffer, not from a … Continue reading

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