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Amidst the List of Hurricane Sandy Benefits, Tuesday’s Hip-Hop Show at Brooklyn Bowl Supporting Occupy Sandy Stands Out for Its Unique Solidarity & Fervor

Amidst the List of Hurricane Sandy Benefits, Tuesday’s Hip-Hop Show at Brooklyn Bowl Supporting Occupy Sandy Stands Out for Its Unique Solidarity & Fervor

[Brooklyn, NY] Amidst the laundry list of Hurricane Sandy benefit concerts this December, a unique hip-hop performance benefiting Occupy Sandy scheduled for 7pm this Tuesday 12/18/2012 at Williamsburg’s Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Avenue, Brooklyn) stands out for the way its lineup of artists reflects the mutual aid, integrity, and do-it-yourself fervor that made Occupy Sandy one of the most effective crisis response groups in the wake of the hurricane. The concert, presented by Viper Records…

Occupier Jelani Mashariki Announces Candidacy for New York City Council-District 35

Occupier Jelani Mashariki Announces Candidacy for New York City Council-District 35

[NEW YORK, NY] Occupy Wall Street activist Jelani Mashariki will announce his candidacy for New York City Council – District 35 at an announcement party at 6pm tonight (9/25/2012) at Brooklyn’s Rustik Tavern [located at 471 Dekalb ave (btwn Kent & Franklin Aves) Brooklyn, NY 11205] Mashariki is the second candidate to run under the “Bumrush The Vote” banner, the first, congressional candidate George Martinez, made national headlines using Bumrush The Vote’s unique grassroots approach.…

In Solidarity With Mexican Protestors, Activists Take Direct Action Against Communications Magnate Carlos Slim & Saks Fifth Avenue

In Solidarity With Mexican Protestors, Activists Take Direct Action Against Communications Magnate Carlos Slim & Saks Fifth Avenue

[NEW YORK, NY] New York City community leaders (full list below), Yo Soy 132, Occupy Wall Street and Occupy DC will gather today at La Fuente to announce a growing coalition — Two Countries ONE VOICE — gathered in protest of Carlos Slim’s monopolistic business practices. This press conference will announce a four-day protest that will begin Tuesday, August 7 in front of Saks Fifth Avenue. Slim, who is the richest man in the world,…