Este lunes 2 de enero del 2012 a las 8 de la mañana, el Movimiento de la Ocupación estará protestando durante el Desfile de las Rosas en Pasadena. Estás cordialmente invitado a participar con nosotros en este evento tan importante, el cual nos dará la oportunidad de ejercer nuestros derechos democráticos en vivo y en directo.
The rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer. Our financial system is hanging loosely on the edge of collapse and millions of Americans are loosing their jobs and their homes. And who is to blame for all of this? For a lot of folks, the answer to that question is capitalism. For that reason, today, many of us believe that the sad state of our economic and social system is prove that capitalism doesn't and will not work as a viable economic system.
Jurist Guest Columnist Jules Lobel of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law says that if the Occupy Movement can create organizational forms that combine its democratic, egalitarian origins with ongoing direct action, a narrative of solidarity, equality and democracy over the long term, it will have made a major contribution in transforming the public dialogue and birthing a new society...
In light of the recent raid upon the Occupy LA encampment, many wondered how much of our resources had been spent on clearing out City Hall. With over 1400 cops, choppers, bomb squads, HAZMAT suits and more – the cost is likely high. The outcome could potentially make public the immense and disheartening mismanagement of money by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
LAPD gets the credit for the roundup, but the stories of abuse refer to treatment by the L.A. County Sheriff once protesters were in custody. These reports are consistent if not verifiable, that many arrestees were deprived of food, water and proper facilities which resulted in some soiled garments.