Posted: November 20th, 2011 | Author: M.Aaron Silverman | Filed under: Hard Pill to Swallow, News, News Update!, Revolute | Tags: California, Davis Faculty Association Board, Linda Katehi, News Update, Oakland, Pepper Spray, Protestors, Revolute, University of California, video, Youtube | Comments Off on Hard Pill: US Police Pepper Spray Sitting Student Protesters
Two police officers in California have been ordered to take leave after pepper spray was used on student protesters in an incident that caused widespread outrage.
The University of California students were sitting down in protest, refusing to move, when police in riot gear sprayed the yellow mist on them. The incident was captured on video, which has since gone viral. It shows the officer sweeping back and forth across their faces with the pepper spray. A crowd surrounded the police and chanted “shame on you” as the protesters were dragged and pushed away.
University officials said two were sent to hospital and later released. Nine of the students were treated on site. Amid a growing outcry, university chancellor Linda Katehi has launched an investigation, describing the actions of police as sad and inappropriate. Read the full article »»»»
Posted: October 20th, 2011 | Author: Diana Detaux | Filed under: Bailout, Bipolar Blond Momentum, Blip, Blipvert, Celebrity Gossip, Celebrity News, Cult of Celebrity, Diana Detaux, Diana Detox, Favorite New Thought . . ., Get Out of the House, Love and Other Drugs, News, News Update, Socially Engineered, Standout, That Human Condition | Tags: bailout, Bipolar Blond Momentum, Blip, Blipvert, Celebrity Gossip, Celebrity News, Cult of Celebrity, diana detaux, diana detox, Favorite New Thought . . ., Get Out of the House, Jail, LA Court, LiLo, Lindsay Lohan, Love and Other Drugs, News, News Update, Probation, socially engineered, Standout, That Human Condition | Comments Off on LiLo Breaches Probation
With Lindsay Lohan the news just seems to go round and round and round. Lindsay Lohan appeared in court today – looking her usual mess -and had her probation revoked, it’s now likely she will go back to jail.
A Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Stephanie Sautner, today and revoked Lindsay Lohan’s probation, saying the actress has blown off her court-ordered community service and even questioning the starlet’s commitments to her acting career.
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Posted: October 17th, 2011 | Author: M.Aaron Silverman | Filed under: Blip, Favorite New Thought . . ., Get Out of the House, Kiss My . . ., M.Aaron.Silverman, News, News Update, Revolute, Social Media, Socially Engineered, Standout, That Human Condition, They Said What | Tags: Bailout!, Bank Customers Arrested, Blip, Blipvert, Celebrity News, Citibank, Favorite New Thought . . ., Get Out of the House, Global Financial Crisis, Highpants News, ikram Pandit, Kiss My . . ., New York, New York City, News, News Update, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Wall Street Protest, Out and About, OWS, Protest, Revolute, Social Media, socially engineered, Standout, That Human Condition, They Said What, Wall Street, WFG, World Financial Crisis, Zuccotti Par | Comments Off on Revolute! OWS Citibank Protesters Arrested
Police arrested 24 protesters for trespassing at a Citibank branch, a New York Police Department spokesman said.
Citibank has always been a bit of a fumbling behemoth, barely – with bailout assistance from U.S. tax payers – scraping through the global financial crisis in tact, it now face an entirely new wave of trouble. Days after Citibank CEO Vikram Pandit talked about his sympathies with Occupy Wall Street and his willingness to engage with protesters. A Citibank branch in New York has locked the doors of their branch and arrested a group of Citibank account holders who wished to to close their accounts. It’s clear that Citibank are terrified that a few accounts closing will escalate to a run on the bank. “It would only take a small percentage of account holders to prove that Citibank is an economic hologram and like much of the financial sector, is desperately hiding how weak it is. The 99% are waking up and realise they’ve been duped, fleeced,conned and bullied for far too long” said Jeremy Bloom. “NOT even in the dark dark days of the 1930s great depression – when there was actual panic – did we see anything this stupid” Here’s how it went down at the Citibank branch at 555 La Guardia Place in New York. The demonstrators – all Citibank customers – were asked to leave, and when they tried to comply Citibank’s security locked them in and wouldn’t let them leave! 24 were arrested. Clearly nothing is ever this simple!? Read the full article »»»»
Posted: October 15th, 2011 | Author: Verity Penfold | Filed under: Bailout, Blip, Favorite New Thought . . ., Revolute, Social Media, Socially Engineered | Tags: bailout, Blip, Blipvert, Celebrity News, Get Out of the House, Kiss My . . ., New York, News Update, Occupy Wall Street Protest, Protest, Revolute, Standout, That Human Condition, Wall Street | Comments Off on Occupy Wall Street Roundup
A quick roundup via words and pictures of the wonderfilled world of passive revolution . . .
15 October 2011: Hundreds of protesters are celebrating after New York City postponed the evacuation of the park at the epicentre of weeks of anti-Wall Street demonstrations.
The owners of the private square suspended their request for the city to evacuate it for routine cleaning on Friday (local time) and said they believed they could reach an agreement with the protesters. No reason was given for the delay, but it averted what many feared could have sparked a showdown between authorities and protesters. Protesters celebrated the postponement at the publicly accessible park, where the mood was festive :: Read the full article »»»»