"The reason Cecily McMillan is now a political prisoner is because she occupied Wall Street, she did not occupy on behalf of Wall Street.

She did not Occupy Maiden Square, beating up ethnic Russians and Jews, to clear the way for the IMF. She did not commit acts of public indecency in churches and supermarkets hoping to destabilize Russia. She did not strip naked on a Chinese beach. She did not bomb a school is Damascus. She did not hang dark skinned Africans in Tripoli. She did not burn monuments to the Ukrainians who died in the Second World War.

Cecily McMillan slept in a park, talking about income inequality, and plutocracy in the US. While doing it she professed non-violence, and was noted for criticizing the more radical elements of her movement. She was sexually assaulted, and jumped in response. She received a horrific beating, and is now going to spend years in prison.

As far as the US government, courts, and media are concerned, there are clearly two types of protesters."

— Caleb Maupin, “McMillan case: Two kinds of protesters”, RT Op-Ed

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In a nutshell "He Grabbed My Tit…

… So I Socked Him.

I didn’t know the perv was an occifer… What Of It?”


Cecily McMillan is being tried for felony assault on a police officer with a potential seven year sentence.. but she IS NOT going to make it easy on their shitstem:
    Taking the witness stand for the first time in her trial for felony assault, Cecily McMillan told the jury that she advocated a course of peaceful demonstration and political engagement with the outside world that frequently set her apart from other members of the protest movement.

    McMillan, 25, told the Manhattan criminal court that as soon as she became involved with Occupy in the summer of 2010, she urged her fellow campaigners to make a declaration that the organisation “stands against violence as a means of political action”.

    “From the moment I showed up, I was very concerned that there was not some sort of mission statement – who we are and what we stand for – and particularly that we stand against violence,” she said, under questioning from her attorney, Martin Stolar.

    McMillan, a graduate student at the New School, is accused of deliberately assaulting police officer Grantley Bovell as he removed Occupy protesters from Manhattan’s Zuccotti Park late on 17 March 2012. She denies the charge and faces up to seven years in jail if convicted.

#Justice4Emily

Also see this extensive biography of Cecily McMillan by Chris Hedges tracing her life from childhood to Democratic Socialist Party Liberalism to now… A “Woman on Fire”

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"411 4 the 1% → Screw us and we multiply.

It’s spring… and a young person’s thoughts turn towards disrupting and shutting down the whole damn system of oppression and ecological destruction:


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<img src=     What if Adbusters hadn’t made the call?
(All tactical briefings here)

It was Adbusters who made the now historic call to #OccupyWallStreet on September 17th. It was also Adbusters who provided the highly controversial “What Is Our One Demand?” framing. We had our demands: Get money out of politics, break up the Federal Reserve and big banks, prosecute the banksters and tell Ben Bernanke to step down. However, it was Adbusters’ invitation for people to come and air their own grievances and demands that played a significant role in bringing people out.

Adbusters also had a core group of committed people…

Oscarresistance begins whenOccukid     …throughout the world who had admired and respected their work for years that were poised and ready to heed their call. I have been an avid reader of Adbusters since they put out their first issue.

They’ve been fighting a media war since 1989, inspired by Situationist theories and tactics…"

Dave Degraw

Links:
A Situationist Perspective On The Psychology Of Evil: Understanding How Good People Are Transformed Into Perpetrators, Philip G. Zimbardo

Situationist International Anthology, Revised and Expanded Edition, Bureau of Public Secrets

Wikipedia, Guy Debord, founding member of Situationist International

If they outlaw black masks… snigger… Become The “Tighty-whitey Bloc”! Tactics… For the 21st century 12 Inspired Actions to Outsmart Repressive Situations and Laws, Amador Fernández-Savater & Leónidas Martín translated from Spanish at El Pais by Guerrilla Translation!(Exporters of fine interlinguistic memes)

http://auntieimperial.tumblr.com/search/Tactics

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A while back I proposed that NO ONE had left Tahrir Square in Egypt after the so called “Revolution” because the masses detect the New Bosses are essentially the same murderous bunch of freaks as the old.

Just like Post-Occupy/Second-Term Obama (I have a drone!) America.

Unlike the people of Egypt, Post-Occupy America has gone back to it’s sitcoms soap operas and movies like Zero Dark 30 desensitizing us to torture even as the people of Egypt have been CONTINUALLY in the process of GETTING RID OF THE OLD CORRUPT REGIME AND OLD WAY OF “BUSINESS”.

Too bad America is sooo attached to their Credit Cards and FALSE NOTIONS of “Security and Prosperity” that truly offer them neither.

Article: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/26/world/middleeast/tens-of-thousands-fill-tahrir-square-on-anniversary-of-egyptian-revolt.html

More images: http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2013/01/25/world/africa/20130125EGYPT.html

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411 2 the 1%. This is Sooooo NOT over!

occupywallstreet:

On Sep. 17, 2011 Occupy Wall Street started a revolution. One year later, join us for three days of education, training, and protest in New York City. http://s17nyc.org.

(via oldenough2burmom)

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