Nick Hanauer video: Time Well Spent

Nick Hanauer has been called an ‘uber-rich’ guy, and for good reason. In the time it takes to check out this link, he’ll make more than most people do in a year. What makes him interesting enough to read about and watch is the fact that he think he should be taxed more and folks […]

Occupy Houston Response To Felony Charges For Civil Disobedience

Occupy Houston and Occupy Austin protestors are facing felony charges for taking part in civil disobedience earlier this month outside the Port of Houston. The felony charges had at first been dismissed by a judge, but have now be reinstated by a Harris County grand jury empanelled by the Harris County District Attorney’s office. There is […]

Occupy Houston Immigrant Rights March On 12/18

Above are details of an Occupy Houston March to be held on Suday 12/18 at 2 PM. Here are more details of the event from Occupy Houston— Immigrants are part of the 99%. Locally and nationally, immigrant communities are facing increasing attacks and human rights violations. On International Migrants Day, December 18th, Occupy Houston will join with […]

Occupy Houston Training Session On 12/18

There is an Occupy Houston training session for field organizing this weekend. Day-by-day Occupy Houston and Occupy efforts across the nation are showing that they will be around for the long haul. Here is the Occupy Wall Street website. Here is Occupy Galveston. Here are details of the Houston training event— OH Mobile Occupation Work Group will be […]

Occupy Wall Street Making Headway Across Our Great Nation

Occupy Houston, Occupy Wall Street and Occupy efforts across the nation are working hard, changing the debate, and making progress. This  is why top Republican pollster Frank Luntz is afraid of the Occupy movement. Occupy Houston spoke up yesterday against arctic drilling and will tomorrow demonstrate to protect women’s health. Occupy Wall Street has been addressing the foreclosure crisis. On December […]

Report From Occupy Houston Trip To Washington

My friend Amy Price has traveled to Washington with Occupy Houston and Good Jobs Great Houston to take the fight for economic fair play and the 99% to our elected officials and to the offices of the big lobbyists. (Above–Picture taken by Amy of an occupation on the National Mall.)  Amy was a recent candidate for Houston […]

Almost Time To Occupy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day is almost here. Lieutenant John Pike is out and pepper spraying at the Norman Rockwell Thanksgiving family dinner. Nothing is more wholesome and American than Occupy Wall Street fighting for the 99%, and the free use of our First Amendment freedoms. I hope everybody has some great Thanksgiving plans. Please drive safely and let’s all be kind to one […]

And the Winner Is…

Today’s award for Biggest Asshole in a Leading Role goes to the Republican front-runner du jour Newt Gingrich, for his comment at a Thanksgiving Family Forum (which is a joke in itself) that the Occupy Wall Street protesters should “go get a job right after you take a bath.” From Think Progress:     You […]

This Is What a Police State Looks Like

In Seattle: In Portland: At UC-Davis: <br /> More about UCD: “Police used batons to try to push the students apart. Those they could separate, they arrested, kneeling on their bodies and pushing their heads into the ground. Those they could not separate, they pepper-sprayed directly in the face, holding these students as they did […]