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The American Spring: A Time for Occupy To Blossom

By Kevin Zeese 16 March, 2012 http://www.countercurrents.org/zeese160312.htm National Occupation of Washington, DC Will Bring Occupiers Together to Share Experiences, Educate Each Other and Build an Independent Movement to Shift Power from Concentrated Wealth….

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Saudis Hold Demonstrations Over Regime Killing

PressTV, 01-14-2012 http://www.presstv.ir/detail/220929.html Anti-government demonstrators in Saudi Arabia have taken to the streets in the country’s oil-rich Eastern Province to protest the killing of a young activist by security forces during a demonstration…

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Occupy Wall Street Makes Official Call To Amend Constitution

By Nike Sachs Posted: 1/6/12 12:43 PM ET http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/06/citizens-united-constitutional-amendment-occupy-wall-street_n_1189373.html Efforts to amend the Constitution to declare that corporations are not people and money is not speech gained support in two notable New York…


French ex-President Jacques Chirac Guilty of Corruption

BBC News, Dec. 15, 2011 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-16194089 Mr Chirac did not attend the trial because he suffers from memory lapses A French court has given former President Jacques Chirac a two-year suspended prison sentence…

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Occupy Plans to Shut Down US West Coast Ports

Action relates to union battle over Longview terminal – though union itself has disowned the planned shutdown By Adam Gabbatt 9 December 2011 19.41 EST http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/dec/10/occupy-shutdown-west-coast-ports The Occupy movement will attempt to shut down all…

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Russia’s Anti-Putin Protests Grow

Russia’s anti-Putin protests grow Tens of thousands say they are prepared to take to the streets in the biggest challenge yet to the country’s government By Miriam Elder Wednesday 7 December 2011 15.03…

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China Factory Unrest Flares as Global Economy Slows

James Pomfret, Reuters, 11-25-2011 http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/11/25/us-china-factory-strikes-idUSTRE7AO04C20111125 DONGGUAN, China – In factory towns across China’s export powerhouse in the Pearl River Delta, a vicious cycle of slowing orders from the West and increasing wage pressures…

"No more FARC": Colombian protesters fill the streets of Cali.

Colombians Protest at FARC Executions, Call for Peace

Helen Murphy, Reuters, 12-6-2011 http://news.yahoo.com/colombians-protest-farc-executions-call-peace-182229366.html BOGOTA (Reuters) – Outraged by the execution of four captives by FARC rebels, tens of thousands of Colombians protested across the nation on Tuesday to demand an end…

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Thank You, Moscow. Time to Set the Agenda

By Steve Beckow http://the2012scenario.com/2011/12/thank-you-moscow-time-to-set-the-agenda/ I suppose I write this to the 99% around the globe. What Muscovites are showing us is, I think, the next step for the Occupy Movement. The people of…

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Peru Mining Protests: State Of Emergency Declared by President Ollanta Humala

Franklin Briceno, AP, 12-5-11 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/12/05/peru-mining-protests-state-of-emergency_n_1128729.html LIMA, Peru — President Ollanta Humala declared a 60-day state of emergency Sunday to quell increasingly violent protests over the country’s biggest investment, a highlands gold mine, by…

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