Friday, April 12, 2013

13-04-12 News and Calls to Action from Occupy Wall Street

Occupy these Actions & Events
Saturday, April 13th, 1:00-3:00pm
Begins at Battery Park
A two-hour walking tour in the Lower Manhattan financial district of Wall Street exploring the story of ‘too big to fail’ Banks. In addition to the Occupy Wall Street movement and occupation of Zuccotti Park(Liberty Plaza) the tour also highlights the history of Lower Manhattan’s original population of Native People and culminates at the African Burial Ground. The tour has a $10 donation suggested with proceeds going to the Occu-Evolve to continue their work! You must RSVP to attend. Please email
Monday, April 15th, 3pm-6pm
Goldman Sachs headquarters, 200 West Street
Join Flip The Debt for a nationwide day of action on Tax Day April 15th at the headquarters of Goldman Sachs in NYC, which received millions in interest-free financing from the city on the condition they would create jobs. No surprise, Goldman didn't keep their word. If you are sick and tired of Wall Street banks and large companies raking in billions in corporate welfare while they pay no taxes, take action and join us.
Tuesday, April 16th All Day starting at 8:00am
One Year Anniversary of the Occupation of Federal Hall
Federal Hall
After being illegally evicted from Nassau Street on April 16, 2012 at around eight in the morning, the occupiers took refuge at Federal Hall. Now a year later, join in and help us remember that day’s anniversary.
Saturday, April 20th, 10am
Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South
Join Occupy Your Workplace for a fun, interactive training on how to begin the process of organizing your workplace and/or in your community. If you’ve never done workplace organizing, don’t worry – we will go over it. If you do and think you have something to contribute to the conversation, please join us as well. Please come with an open mind and a willingness to try and explore something new. For more information, email Victoria at
Monday, April 22nd, 6:30pm
33 West 14th Street
Welcome to the Spring Strategic Action LABS. Below are a set of workshops aimed to help us deepen our analysis and understanding of how the 1% works while building skills to organize for justice and global liberation. Mapping & Scouting Workshop: How do you find the people you want to engage and make it easy for us and many others to access? Mapping can take many forms – come and explore. Scouting: Now that we know where they are, Lets Go Look Around and see what we can and share ideas about what we have learned is possible.

13-04-12 GITMO hunger strikes continue

Guantánamo Bay hunger strike could be deadly, warn detainees' lawyers:
Lawyers describe prisoners' dramatic weight loss as guards attempt to end the protest through force-feeding and isolation
'Gitmo prisoners treated like guinea pigs" Video :
RT speaks to Feroz Abbasi who spent several years at Guantanamo - two of them in solitary confinement - before being released without charge. He took part in the previous mass hunger strike there, and shared his experience.

13-04-12 First Palestinian Astronaut _ Haaretz

Ahmad Ibrahim, the first Palestinian Astronaut in his olive grove...

Ahnad Ibrahim says he is more likely to be able to travel to space from his village in Palestine than to travel to nearby Jerusalem.

He is going to be invited as Guest of Honor to The Spaceship - international free party - August 22-25, 2013, crusing from Jerusalem to Taybeh (Palestine) to the Mt Carmel beach (Israel).


READ MORE on the Astronaut: (Hebrew)