Livestream: mass arrests as thousands march on Wall St.

Thumbnail image for Livestream: mass arrests as thousands march on Wall St. by Jerome Roos October 1, 2011 People & Power

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.

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MSNBC: Lawrence O’Donnell on Wall Street police brutality

Thumbnail image for MSNBC: Lawrence O’Donnell on Wall Street police brutality by Jerome Roos September 27, 2011 Media & Manipulation

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

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Michael Moore on CNN: “Wall Street uprising will spread”

Thumbnail image for Michael Moore on CNN: “Wall Street uprising will spread” by Jerome Roos September 27, 2011 Media & Manipulation

The documentary-maker went on Piers Morgan’s talk show last night to warn the US that anger against economic injustice would make protests spread.

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Call to action: united for global change on October 15!

Thumbnail image for Call to action: united for global change on October 15! by Jerome Roos September 27, 2011 Actions

On #sept17, indignation went global, but on #15oct, we will take it to a whole new level. Actions are being planned all across the world. Where will you be?

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Greek police beat 8-year old: “dad, why did they hit me?”

Thumbnail image for Greek police beat 8-year old: “dad, why did they hit me?” by Jerome Roos September 27, 2011 News

Following troubling signs that democratic freedoms in Greece are rapidly withering away, the beating of little Melina caused a national stir.

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Trader on BBC: “Goldman Sachs rules the world”

Thumbnail image for Trader on BBC: “Goldman Sachs rules the world” by Jerome Roos September 27, 2011 Capitalism & Crisis

Jaws collectively dropped in the BBC studio today after trader Alessio Rastani gave an eerily frank assessment of who’s really in charge of the global economy.

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Matt Taibbi: why isn’t Wall Street in jail?

Thumbnail image for Matt Taibbi: why isn’t Wall Street in jail? by Jerome Roos September 26, 2011 Capitalism & Crisis

Leading journalist exposes how “financial crooks brought down the world’s economy — but the feds are doing more to protect them than to prosecute them.”

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The Dutch Policy: it’s all about the economics!

Thumbnail image for The Dutch Policy: it’s all about the economics! by Pierre Laernoes September 26, 2011 Environment & Energy

By ignoring the adverse effects of laissez-faire economics on the environment and on social disparities, the Queen’s speech from the throne ignites indignation.

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A Fair Warning: a soundtrack for the Wall Street protests

Thumbnail image for A Fair Warning: a soundtrack for the Wall Street protests by Jerome Roos September 26, 2011 Society & Solidarity

F_Tape recorded this song in solidarity with the Wall Street occupation. May it serve as a source of musical inspiration for the courageous protesters!

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Greek students seize TV station during live broadcast

Thumbnail image for Greek students seize TV station during live broadcast by Jerome Roos September 26, 2011 Media & Manipulation

As police attacked protesters on Syntagma Square, a group of Greek students interrupted a live news broadcast and occupied the TV station.

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