Posts Tagged ‘Zuccotti Park’

Impressions with an OWS Organizer

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By Rebecca Chapman From the goals of Occupy Wall Street to its public relations problem, I sat down with an anonymous OWS organizer to discuss their impressions of the movement thus far and what they see as the next step. First, why don’t you want to be identified? I don’t want to use my name [&hellip
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When Cinema and Politics Converge: Godard’s Weekend and the Wall Street Protests

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By John Bredin   In 1967, one year before the historic Left uprisings of May 1968, Godard produced a pair of prophetic masterpieces (La Chinoise and Weekend) as if to provide cognitive, and aesthetic, sustenance for the coming revolution. So perfect was their historical tie in that, at their American premier—during the 1968 New York [&hellip
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Happy Anniversary Occupy Wall Street!

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Today marks the one-month anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street protest. On September 17th, exactly one month ago, protesters rallied in Lower Manhattan, marched to Zuccotti Park, and did not leave. One month later they are not only still there but the protest has also become global, gained the support of unions, and much much [&hellip
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American Autumn: Fritz Tucker’s critique of the Occupation of Wall Street


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Good News First New York City’s financial district, notorious for devious deals that crash economies, witnessed a more harmonious transaction last week.  Hundreds of people came together with distinct goals in mind, and shared in a more democratic, dialogic, and egalitarian cultural exchange than what is ordinarily experienced in our society.  In just twenty-four hours, [&hellip
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CUNY HONORS 9/11 VICTIMS

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Students from CUNY stood with family and friends of Sept. 11th victims and recited the names of the nearly 3,000 people who died in the terrorist attack. The 85 CUNY students gathered at Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan on the seventh anniversary of the attack. Each student hailed from a different country and represented CUNY’s [&hellip
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