“Images are the true reality today,” Slavoj Žižek

Post image for Livestream: largest protests & strike in modern Greek history

Live from Syntagma: images of the largest strike and demonstrations since the fall of the dictatorship, as Parliament prepares for crucial austerity vote.


Post image for Marine: “it doesn’t make you tough to hurt these people!”

US Marine in incredible standoff with NYPD at Wall St: “this is not a war zone — these are unarmed people! They don’t have guns! It doesn’t make any sense!”


Post image for Dante’s inferno: massive riots in Rome — pictures and videos

200,000 peaceful protesters march on Rome, but an army of riot police and a small militia of anti-capitalist urban guerrillas wreak havoc across the city.


Post image for Global revolution: protests in 1,000+ cities — in videos

Millions of people took to the streets of over 1,000 cities across the world yesterday to protest against corporate greed and for a real global democracy.


Post image for NYPD officer runs over legal observer, then arrests him

In a bizarre act of brutality near Wall Street this morning, an NYPD officer ran over an observer of the National Lawyers Guild, before arresting the injured man.


Post image for March to Brussels: Belgian officer kicks Greek girl in face

A Belgian policeman kicked a handcuffed 18-year old girl in the face during a protest inside Dexia bank. The officer was arrested after the images came out.


Post image for Žižek at Wall Street: “don’t fall in love with yourself”

“We’re not dreamers. We’re awaking from a dream turning into a nightmare. We’re not destroying anything. We’re watching the system destroy itself.”


Post image for Chomsky: Boston occupation “exciting, exhilarating”

“The country desperately needs something like this — not just protest, but some ideas and proposals about how to achieve a different kind of world.”


Post image for Livestream: mass arrests as thousands march on Wall St.

As the protests go into their third week, the ranks of the movement have swollen into the thousands. The NYPD is once again resorting to mass arrests.


Post image for MSNBC: Lawrence O’Donnell on Wall Street police brutality

O’Donnell: “American police have once again gotten away with another crime against the American people they are sworn to serve and protect.”