Posts tagged with ‘protests’
— Jay Cassano, Turkish Protests Are About Democracy, Not Religion, The Nation.
Demonstrators outside the presidential palace in Tegucigalpa, Honduras protesting the murder of more than 20 journalists in that country over the last three years.
Both are interesting.
The spread sheet lists the journalists, occupations, news organizations and date arrested. The Storify aggregates chatter around them, and also includes handy link such as Stearns’ Legal Resources for Journalists Covering Protests and the Citizen Media Law Project’s Citizen’s Guide to Reporting on #OccupyWallStreet.
I hate to say it but for those of us who live here in D.C. we have a pretty apathetic feeling towards those protesters in NY. 1 they are taking over the wrong street. Wall Street does all its bidding down here on K Street. High powered lobbying firms, NGO, and government contractors are the real problem. A great book called the shadow elite covers this pretty well. If the republicans make candidates sign pact agreeing not to support something for office, so should the dems. This isn’t working.
We say: Location location location is a relatively fair critique but think New York is a good place to shine light on corporate control of American civic life. And if DC is what you want, pay attention to 13th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW this coming Thursday morning.