Time magazine top news story; Port shutdown Dec 12; Influencing 2012 elections

Occupy foreclosures
Time magazine top news story
Homelessness and occupation
Re-occupying San Francisco
Port shutdown Dec 12
Elizabeth Warren
Influencing 2012 elections

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The New York Times, Thursday December 7 2011, has Britain standing by, Blagojevich going away, pills pulled, dems flogging, and carriages in the park.

Elsewhere in the real world, cnnmoney says yes Virginia there is a Santa Claus. Even though it may seem nebulous, the movement against corporate America is developing a structure, and……….hundreds of thousands of people all over the world are frustrated enough to keep showing up,

More or less alphabetically, bing is boring, boston deadline by this guy, CNN has beavis and butthead, financial times does talk about protecting people from foreclosures, Google news on guns for money, hotair.com with a cool story…more later…huffington post, tweedledum and tweedledee, also from huffington yay! Elizabeth Warren, LA Times sports and stocks, Morris Daily Herald says occupy movement is “engaged”, msnbc on sports and corruption, New York Daily News on homelessness and occupation, New York Times front page online…why am I still subscribing?…also the Times, occupy faces setbacks, occupywallst.org defending against eviction and re-occupying San Francisco, San Francisco Examiner tensions running high, and Yahoo news hoping Congress acts. Good luck with that from Reuters.

On to a pretty good story, Time magazine has named the Occupy Wall Street movement as the top news story of 2011.

Time says:

On Sept. 17, a couple hundred protesters demonstrating against the excesses of corporate execs and the pervasive influence of high finance in U.S. politics set up camp in Lower Manhattan’s Zuccotti Park and refused to leave. It was an unlikely occupation, one without leaders, agendas or even a clear sense of goals, but it soon was echoed in myriad cities across the U.S. and the world. To some, Occupy Wall Street is the left-wing iteration of the Tea Party, directing their rage not at big government but at the big banks that gutted the world economy and took billions in bailouts from the U.S. government while awarding themselves hefty bonuses.

But many in the movement see their cause as part of a more global zeitgeist, in keeping with the anti-austerity demonstrations in Europe and the leaderless uprisings of the Arab Spring. The Occupy movement has remained leaderless, amorphous and spontaneous — demonstrators carry signs advocating everything from financial reform to healthcare reform to a ban on fracking — it’s still unclear what sort of real lasting political effect the movement can have. But the sheer persistence of the occupations, galvanized by incidents of heavy-handed policing in New York and California that shocked the nation, have given the protesters’ appeals for economic justice a weight that may play a real role in the upcoming presidential election.

Read more: http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,2101344_2101369_2101667,00.html

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