Category Archives: Occupy Iowa

Occupy Wall Street = Love

[by David Van Thournout] After more than ten years of working on front end web development and playing around with html, css, and various other computer languages I had the opportunity to work on a software development project with a … Continue reading

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Occupy Iowa City Walk To The Pentacrest

Occupy Iowa City held an action Saturday (see Saturday’s BFIA post), a march from College Green Park to the ped mall (Black Hawk Mini Park) where there were speeches and a presentation by four corporate pigs defending the 1%.  The … Continue reading

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Today’s Occupy Iowa City Event: Video

Here’s the first of several videos of the Occupy Iowa City event today. This video shows the beginning of the march from College Green Park to the ped mall in downtown Iowa City.  At the ped mall there were speakers … Continue reading

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Occupy Iowa Halloween Weekend Events

Occupy Iowa City ANTI-GREED MARCH AND RALLY. Saturday, October 29th, 11:30 AM College Green. Informative speakers giving examples of the shameless GREED displayed by Wall Street execs (Do you KNOW what AIG did with their bailout money?!) and what you … Continue reading

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Cheerleading for Obama

It’s homecoming weekend at the University of Iowa, so let’s talk football! Some on the left say those who support President Obama  are  “cheerleading.”  Not that there’s anything wrong with that!   There is a vague sense I get that … Continue reading

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Are Democrats And Progressives Co-Opting The OWS Movement?

I’ve always found the word co-opt confusing.  And it turns out there’s a reason for that. Co-opt 1 a : to choose or elect as a member b : to appoint as a colleague or assistant 2 a : to … Continue reading

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This Week On The Fallon Forum: Why Ed Occupies And More

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Why Not Occupy The Corporate Media?

As long as you’re out there, OWS, why not throw corporate media into the mix? As soon as you’re done with Wells Fargo and Bank of America, why not head over to General Electric, Walt Disney, News Corp., Time Warner, … Continue reading

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Will The OWS Movement Put People Back In Charge?

Nearly 20 years ago, my father-in-law was in the hospital with the first of what would be 5 heart attacks. The heart specialist came by for his evening visit. One of the questions the doctor asked my father-in-law was what … Continue reading

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Ruse Fails: Occupy Wall Street Wins Another Round

Thanks to Scott Walker, these protestors would not be fooled again, and instead of leaving, called for reinforcements and held their ground.    The movement will live to fight another day to save the country from complete corporate takeover.  And thanks … Continue reading

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