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Motivation Monday IX

This week’s Motivation Monday comes to us from a group that started after the wake of 9/11 to protest the course that the administration was taking the country. Not in Our Name (NOIN) disbanded in 2008 but “The Statement of Resistance,” written by Saul Williams and StarHawk, speaks to the sentiments of growing numbers of people across the world today. ... Read More »

San Diego Occupiers Stranded in Texas by Greyhound Anti-Occupy Bus Driver

13 occupiers from San Diego en route to Washington D.C. to attend Occupy Congress were left stranded in Amarillo, Texas. The bus driver, Donald Ainsworth, locked the occupiers in the bus and called the police to have them removed because of his anti-occupy beliefs. The police apologized but had to remove the activists because of Greyhound’s policy that allows bus ... Read More »

How to Film a Revolution

  Corey Ogilvie has produced another highly informative film, this time providing guidance to citizen journalists on how to best film a revolution. Along with other hints, he provides five guidelines for best filming violent encounters with the police. #1) Call out for cameras. The more cameras that are filming the better the chances are that the event will be ... Read More »

Victory & Abolition

The victory of the West Coast Port Shutdown is cold and calculated proof that the Occupy Movement, as a cumulative idea, has been shown as victorious and strong. Congratulations to everyone who participated even in the smallest way. The simplest act of observation and awareness makes this victory yours. The observer has reached across the great divide between mainstream and ... Read More »

SFTC Disassociates Itself From Nontransparent Groups

Soldiers for the Cause believes that a large part of what makes the Occupy Wall Street Movement successful is transparency. That being said, Soldiers for the Cause has decided to disassociate themselves from the Occupy Marines and Occupy Police groups that rely on total anonymity. Read More »

Motivation Monday V

Muriel Kane posted a great article on December 11, 2011 that we felt was worth reprinting for our weekly Motivation Monday column. “An anti-bullying march by parents and children directed against the New York Police Department’s arrests of peaceful protesters encountered a first-hand taste of what they were protesting against when police ripped down the paper hearts the children were ... Read More »

Motivation Monday IV

This Motivation Monday video brings you motivation for Monday, December 12. Check your watches, check your phones, check your calendars, that is 7 days from today. You should know that beginning next week, assorted Occupations are coming together to shut down the ports on the West Coast of the US. With each week, violence increases against Occupiers and in response, ... Read More »

International Occupy Round Table Summit Podcast

  On December 1, 2011, Soldiers for the Cause took part in an International Occupy Round Table Summit. More than 25 representatives took part in the summit. Groups that were represented included Occupy Den Haag, Occupy Marines, Occupy Police, members of Anonymous, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Chicago, Occupy Las Vegas, Occupy Netherlands and many others. The summits will take place every Thursday, ... Read More »

Hooverville Re-Occupied

  What is Hooverville? During the Great Depression, shanty towns popped up first in New York then all over the country almost spontaneously: “…the episode of the encampment at the foot of the Manhattan Bridge, demolished by the city on Aug. 17, recalls the ‘Hooverville’ of shacks housing more than a score of homeless people in the emptied Central Park ... Read More »

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