Occupy Sandy Relief Fills Void FEMA & Red Cross Are Unable to Fill

By: Monday November 5, 2012 7:21 pm

One week since “Frankenstorm” Sandy hit the northeastern United States, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg projects twenty to forty thousands New Yorkers. Residents on the Rockaway Peninsula are complaining about the lack of help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). A posting at Occupy Sandy Stories described, “Many Staten Islanders feel their borough [...]

Anonymous Releases Sixty Hours of NYPD Footage from Occupy Wall Street Raid

By: Monday September 24, 2012 5:33 pm

Members of the hacktivist group Anonymous have released sixty hours of footage of the raid by the New York Police Department against Occupy Wall Street on November 15, 2011. The footage posted is from the NYPD’s Technical Assistance Research Unit (TARU), a surveillance unit that is regularly present at political demonstrations to film police actions. [...]

One Year Since NYPD Officer Pepper Sprayed Occupy Wall Street Protesters

By: Monday September 24, 2012 1:27 pm

(update below) The screams pierced the air of a scene already filled with chaos and disorder fomented by squads of men in blue. The female protesters shrieking were on a street near Union Square in New York City and were part of Occupy Wall Street, which had just taken over Zuccotti Park one week ago. [...]

The NYPD’s New For-Profit Ready-for-Export Supercomputer Surveillance System

By: Thursday August 9, 2012 3:01 pm

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, New York Police Department (NYPD) Chief Ray Kelly, the NYPD, and Microsoft unveiled software yesterday that, with new developed capabilities, transforms the department’s already expansive network of surveillance cameras in Manhattan into a supercomputer system that seems like something straight out of a 1970s science fiction movie. Described in [...]

Live Blog for #Occupy Movement: Day 59, Occupy Wall Street Camp is Gone

By: Tuesday November 15, 2011 6:28 am

(via @mtracey) Early this morning, at around 1 am, Mayor Bloomberg’s New York Police Department entered Liberty Square and forced all occupiers to leave. Those who refused to leave were arrested. The police then completely dismantled the camp. So, when I woke up this morning, the Occupy Wall Street camp was gone. Like a number [...]

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