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Occupy Cedar Rapids Mic Checks Drone Factory

[by David Van Thournout] Should We Militarize Our Domestic Skies? It was a rainy afternoon for the first Occupy Iowa regional General Assembly. Around 100 occupiers gathered from various places across Iowa primarily to attend the action planned by Occupy … Continue reading

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Iowans Living in the 99 Percent

During a Saturday afternoon discussion with my mother and sister we ran the stack, using the Occupy Wall Street technique for managing the order of speakers. We each agreed tacitly to the process as reflected by the civil tone and … Continue reading

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3 Easy Ways You Can Help Take Your Country Back This Weekend

1 – Participate in Bank Transfer Day Nov. 5 Saturday, November 5 · 9:00am – 5:00pm FOR MORE INFO: http://facebook.com/nov.fifth Together we can ensure that these banking institutions will always remember the 5th of November. If we shift our funds … 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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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

Monday – Thursday from 7:00-800 pm, join us for the fusion of politics and civility at 98.3 WOW-FM and on-line at 983wowfm.com.  Call (515) 312-0983 or (866) 908-TALK to participate in the conversation.  If you miss the show, you can … Continue reading

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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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#OccupyIowaCity Stability Operations

During a gathering with a group of University of Iowa students Tuesday morning we discussed #OccupyIowaCity. The perception of those participating in the occupation was that College Green Park is well organized and a safe place to be. The Daily … Continue reading

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Occupy Iowa Update: Thirty Arrested In Des Moines By State Troopers

Video below – Reports of dogs, pepper spray, 50-60 law enforcement officers Seems  that arresting people, bringing dogs, using pepper spray on a bunch of Iowans [pepper spray reportedly just used on one person] peacefully assembled is a gross overreaction … Continue reading

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