May Day : A Day without the 99%

The winter has come and gone and the Occupy Wall Street protest is rolling in at full force with May Day 2012, a single day without the 99%. No work, no school, and no shopping are required. Take to the streets and join the protest at Bryant Park for free workshops. From there, march to…read more…

Top 5 Friday : December 23, 2011

The War Against Christmas

1. The War on Christmas is a ‘satiric take on Bill O’Reilly’s diatribe about the secular progressive agenda against Christmas.’ Or you can just see it as photographer Alan Sailer’s experiment with ornaments, color, and explosions. 2. Brooklyn MC, Talib Kweli, released his newest video, Distractions, from his yet-to-be-released album, Prisoner Conscious. It is inspired…read more…

NYPD, Mayor Bloomberg and Occupy Wall Street

At first, many thought Mayor Bloomberg would take the civil way in dealing with the protesters at Occupy Wall Street because the man made his billions on said Wall Street. But things have escalated since he demanded Zuccotti Park evacuated for cleaning and no one was allowed to set up tents to camp overnight. The…read more…

Look Sharp Even While Occupying Wall Street

According to Look Sharp, in order to be heard you need to dress well. Although this may seem idiotic, (how do my clothes have any connection with the words I say?), people, i.e. businessmen, only take other well-dressed people seriously. It sucks, but it’s true. Look Sharp’s goal is outfit the Occupy Wall Street protesters…read more…

Puppets Interview Protesters at Occupy Wall Street

It’s an Occupy Wall Street type of day. The third video of the afternoon includes puppets from The Daily interviewing some of the protesters, adding a bit of light, ridiculous humor to the situation.

Occupy Wall Street : The Funny or Die Version

As Travis points out, Occupy Wall Street is not even on Wall Street. Check out this video for more funny tidbits.

Russell Simmons and Kanye Visit Occupy Wall Street

The Occupy Wall Street protests have been bringing out the best of the hip-hop world down to the Financial District. Talib Kweli performed an impromptu rap and yesterday, Russell Simmons spoke for ‘Ye to explain why he, as in Kanye, felt he needed to part of the 99%. Yep, the usually very vocal Mr. West doesn’t…read more…

The Occupied Wall Street Journal

The Occupied Wall Street Journal

For those that don’t quite understand what is happening at the Wall Street protests, I suggest downloading a copy of The Occupied Wall Street Journal, a newspaper produced by a few of the protesters. Funded by a Kickstarter project that raised over $75,000, it highlights why the protesters are taking it to the streets and…read more…