Saturday, March 17, 2012

Updates 3/17/12

Hello everyone.


Today will be a link day. There are plenty of intriguing articles running around out there, so I found some that might make you think.



News/Links:



-- The judge that ruled against the SEC and its dealings with the knowingly fraudulent activities of Citigroup may be getting in trouble after a court of appeals disagreed with him.

http://swampland.time.com/2012/03/16/the-2nd-circuit-slams-occupy-wall-street-hero-judge-rakoff/



-- An Occupier in Oakland who was hit by a car during a protest is filing a lawsuit, in part because 4 months later, the driver has still not been charged.

http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=news/local/east_bay&id=8584649



-- A doctoral student is arrested at a public hearing concerning a ban of giving food to the homeless, after she and many others were refused entry.

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/20120317_Instead_of_receiving_her_award__Penn_grad_student_is_thrown_in_jail.html



-- Tom Morello gets his PA cut by police at Occupy SXSW, and teaches those in attendance the lyrics anyway.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/tom-morellos-occupy-sxsw-shut-down-by-cops-20120317



-- Occupy Honolulu continues to be raided by police almost regularly. The law allowing this is directly in violation of the Law of the Splintered Paddle, from Hawaii's Constitution.

http://occupyportlandnews.com/2012/honolulu-police-stage-3-a-m-raid-on-occupy-encampment-confiscate-belongings/



-- The Parnership for Civil Justice Fund calls the new anti-protest law "blatantly unconstitutional." They have plenty more to say about it.

http://www.salem-news.com/articles/march172012/protest-law.php



-- The Associated Press looks back on 6 months of Occupy and asks, "What has Occupy done so far?"

http://www.tennessean.com/article/20120317/NEWS08/303170058/6-months-later-what-has-Occupy-done-?odyssey=mod%7Cnewswell%7Ctext%7CFRONTPAGE%7Cs



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