“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.”
-Henry David Thoreau
As I begin to go through the film, a memory springs to mind; I was walking on 6th Avenue on the west side of the street.… Read More.
During the storm, Michael McDonnell stood on his steps watching the water levels rise. There was an explosion from his neighbor’s house behind his home. Red-hot embers showered down on him. He told his landlords Bruce and Janet to get their son Joey, to gather their important papers, and tell Cindy, the other tenant, to do the same.… Read More.
OCCUPYWALLST – EVICTED
In the early morning of November 15th peaceful protestors occupying Zuccotti Park were forcibly removed from their encampment. 140 people inside the two-month-old camp were arrested. The police tore down tents destroyed equipment and confiscated 5,000 books in the ‘people’s library.… Read More.
#OCCUPYWALLST | Sotheby’s
A group of Occupy Wall Street protestors joined union workers outside Sotheby’s auction house on Thursday, October 20th. Unionized art handlers have been in a 3 month long labor dispute with the auction house. Sotheby’s wants the workers to accept wage cuts, even though the company sold $3 billion worth of art in the first half of this year and gave their CEO a 125% raise from last year.… Read More.
#OCCUPYWALLST | FOLEY SQ
After more than twenty labor groups and unions pledged solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement, thousands and thousands of protestors met on October 05 at 4:30 to march from Folly Square to the Financial district.
Together they protested the injustices of corporate control, the ineptitude of the current government, lack of working class representation, and the damning financial and moral burdens of imperialism.… Read More.
On October 1st 3,000 – 4,000 people gathered to attended the SlutWalk NYC rally and march. The diverse crowd, primarily made up of young men and women, marched from Union Square through the East Village and past the 9th Precinct (former home of the alleged NYPD rapists Moreno and Mata) chanting; ‘Hey Rapists Go Fuck Yourself’ and ‘No means no – however we dress, where-ever we go!” The march coincided the day after the Wall Street Journal posted a story on Brooklyn cops telling women to ‘cover it up’ in response to ongoing series of sexual attacks in the Park Slope neighborhood.… Read More.