The Class Movement
Evolution of a revolution
Notes From the Inside: Redressing Grievances
Freedom of speech is a frequent rallying point for protesters, whether from the 99% / Occupy Wall Street movement or the tea party. The First Amendment guarantees “the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” Many occupiers have interpreted this to mean they have the right to make their camp on public property.
Notes From the Inside: Timeline of an Occupation
Sept. 17: The Occupy Wall Street protests, originally promoted by Adbusters magazine, begin in New York. Within days, demonstrations spring up around the country.
Notes From the Inside: Not Quite 99% Accurate
Five myths about the occupiers at Camp Coyote
They’re not cooperating with UNM. The protesters, to the best of their knowledge, followed UNM’s instructions to the letter. When they were asked to move from Tight Grove on University and Central to Yale Park at Yale and Central, they did so two days before the University’s deadline. The demonstrators who were removed by police from Yale Park in the early morning hours of Monday, Oct. 10, were not aware they were in violation of University policy.
Notes From the Inside: How to Help
Interested in getting involved in the movement? Here are some things you can do:
The Daily Word in warrantless cell phone searches, vodka-soaked gummy bears, Bocephus’ sour grapes
Are the Dems planning a Obama-Hillary ticket for the 2012 election?
A suburb of Detroit has 1,400 street light bulbs reposessed after it fails to pay the electric bill.
California Governor Jerry Brown allows cell phones to be searched by police without a warrant.
Meanwhile, the number of cell phone subscriptions now outnumber people in the U.S.
Vodka-soaked gummy bears are now all the rage. Here’s a nifty tutorial!
UCLA might allow male and female students to bunk together in dorm rooms.
A man is stabbed in the scrotum with a hypodermic needle, which then breaks off inside. Ouch.
British TV Chef Hugh Fearnley-
As if her music career wasn’t shitty enough, get ready for a musical about—and starring— Susan Boyle.
Hank Williams Jr. writes a new song about the media and getting fired from “Monday Night Football.”
Occupy Albuquerque protesters will ask UNM for permission today to stay overnight.
A bill to remove the red light cameras had its first hearing last night. Two councilors still plan to vote to keep them. What the hell did we just vote on?
Westlake Ace Hardware launches an online Zombie Preparedness Center complete with all the tools you’ll ever need.
Seattle superhero Phoenix Jones is arrested after being accused of assaulting people with pepper spray.
The Daily Word in the NM film industry, voter fraud, a shriner car accident and Costa Rican red light cameras
In Costa Rica, the burden is on the driver to check if they've been cited by a red light camera.
Photo gallery of vintage Soviet cars, including the Zaz, which appears to be driving in reverse all the time.
Short documentary on the Occupy Wall Street community.
Meanwhile, some participants in Occupy Albuquerque are being accused of spitting on people....
The state of the New Mexico film industry.
A woman in Texas is upset not just because she was arrested, handcuffed and possibly having a heart attack but also because the cop refused to turn off Rush Limbaugh's radio show in his cruiser.
Ohio Amish "hair and beard attacks."
Elvis and his bullet-proof corset.
The Daily Word in Occupy Albuquerque, a vampire-werewolf murderer, and Arrested Development's new movie.
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Albuquerque man arrested and accused of human trafficking.
Geoff really wants you to read this article on the Supreme Court and the new extents of federal power.
Three police officers accused of getting high on duty... only in Texas.
Chinese play "America the Beautiful" during space lab launch.
Musical medley: 50 years of famous non-words.
Tom really wants you to see this 4-year-old's reaction to the truth about Darth Vader.
Oh, the Irony: Intoxicated man steals an ambulance, crashes it, and then needs treatment from another ambulance for his injuries.
Arrested Development will shoot new episodes and a movie.
Evidence found of water supersaturation in Martian atmosphere.
Murder suspect claims she's part vampire, part werewolf.
“The Green Man” is no myth.
What you think you look like vs. what you really look like.