Tom Morello tweets his gratitude to the OWS “Guitarmy.”
The Communications Workers of America is America paid big dollars to get this as a promoted trend on ‘May Day.’ This is the tweet they’ve got sitting atop that hashtag.
These guys are marching near Grand Central and are currently amassed outside the Chipotle directly across from Bryant Park (42nd b/t 5th and 6th avenues).
When we heard (on this live stream, that’s currently off the air) that some May Day protesters started marching toward a Chipotle in midtown, we thought we’d give them a heads-up. Hopefully they’re making some burritos, because the picketers aren’t super happy with some of their political decisions that we believe have to do with immigrant hiring practices.
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We’re covering today’s Occupy Wall Street actions today with a live-blog and a curated Twitter list of who we think are the best people to follow to get a sense what is happening on the ground. Follow along!
Occupy Wall Street, thought by many to have gone into hibernation for the winter, says it’s planning a massive series of demonstrations in New York on May 1. Matthew DeLuca tracks the resurgence.
Michael Lewis, an author who has written extensively about the financial crisis, interviewed himself and asked of the Occupy Wall Street relationship with the media, “Why do writers think it’s okay to be all talk and no action?”
Here’s his answer:
Okay, I’ll tell you what happened. Twice I wandered around Occupy camps—in Washington and in San Francisco. There was one giddy moment when I thought I should get up and give a rousing speech about the evils of credit default swaps. After that, I just felt absurd. I was of no use.
That’s an Occupy protester on the scene from Zuccotti last night. The NYPD are not treating the return of OWS lightly.
(Source: New York Daily News)