Posts Tagged ‘99%’

Thank you, Mr Grant

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Voice from my childhood, though when I hear Ed Asner’s voice I hear him as Lou Grant from the Mary Tyler Moore Show.

Mary Richards: Mr. Grant, I just can’t thank you enough.
Lou Grant: You may have a point there.

 

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Rolling Jubilee

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Watch the video below and also go to Rolling Jubilee (above is a screen shot of its website) to find out what they’re doing. More explanation here. Thoughts?

The projected is related to Occupy Wall Street, and comes in the wake of OWS’s excellent project Occupy Sandy in aid of Hurricane Sandy victims.

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The 99.99% vs the 00.01% – which are you? Brilliant Guardian infographic video

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

Luxury brands like Louis Vuitton did record business this year, as did luxury car sales. This is the bottom line of our current economic system. Draw your own conclusions. But think twice before suggesting Occupiers don’t have clear demands or don’t know what they’re talking about. When someone says “Occupy Wall Street has no clear demands what I hear is “I hope no one is listening to those kids at Occupy Wall Street.”

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Occupy Vancouver

Saturday, October 15th, 2011

The sign above bears a quote from philosopher Bertrand Russell: “Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principle of liberty, which can be embodied in one maxim, “the fortunate must not be restrained in their tyranny over the unfortunate”.”

Occupy Vancouver had a promising start on a warm, beautiful fall day.

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You Know Things are Messed Up When Librarians Start Marching

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Most of the photos here were taken by a friend of mine, Canadian filmmaker Velcrow Ripper, at Occupy Wall Street. Reproduced here with permission. See his whole gallery of Occupy Wall Street photos.

I would like to nominate the protest sign—all the protest signs of this year’s worldwide uprisings, in general—as the pre-eminent design object of 2011.

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