Archives for posts with tag: OWS

Blog Report: IS OCCUPY MOVEMENT STILL VIABLE — SEE MOSCOW FIRST? By Ambassador Mo
September 17, 2012 will be first anniversary since Occupy Wall Street, but this Saturday in Moscow may be next big test of viability. The “March of Millions” has already achieved its first victory – after initially having been rejected, Russian authorities have issued a permit. “Pussy Riot” has proven a godsend for the Russian opposition.
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UNdiplomatic TV Blog Report: YAWN AT G-8 – WHERE IS CARLA AT CAMPFIRE? By Ambassador Mo
Carla Bruni is alone back home with her guitar & ex-President husband. Carla Bruni at Camp David to sing love songs around the campfire might have been a welcome pick-me-up for this uneventful, no, boring G-8 Summit? All of the leaders do not miss her husband Nicolas Sarkozy, well except Angela Merkel who had become very cozy with him politically as the other pillar of austerity. –More–
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PROTEST MARCH WITH MY FINGERS, By Ambassador Mo
Would Gandhi do Social Media rather than Civil Disobedience? Protest still happens on the streets, see “Occupy Wall Street.” Increasingly it is online though. Most of us saw how it catalyzed and organized Arab Spring protests. That got the people, particularly the young to show up on the streets in a mass physical manifestation of dissent. –More–
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