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  • Bloomberg is quite similiar to Crassus …

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    … says Jeff Hirshorn, native New Yorker. I talked to him at Liberty Square Saturday around noon. He’s been observing the protests from its very beginnings and has some interesting thoughts to share. He compares Mayor Bloomberg with Crassus in Rome, says that Liberty Square is just the “front stage” […]

  • First we take Manhattan …

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    … Do you remember this song by Leonard Cohen (lyrics, video). And indeed New York could have some signalling effect for the rest of the world. Yesterday the rallies swept the globe: in 951 cities and 82 countries people voiced discontent with the economy. Saturday, October 15, 2011: We started […]

  • Surveillance is another big issue at Occupy Wall Street

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    When you see this watchtower right next to Liberty Square … … and then read these lines on JP Morgan’s website …“Beginning in 2010, JPMorgan Chase donated technology, time and resources valued at $4.6 million to the New York City Police Foundation, including 1,000 new patrol car laptops. The gift […]