October 7, 2011 - 12:27pm
Day three of Occupy Louisville began with some 30 citizens waking up on The Belvedere after having spent the night outside to keep the "occupation" continuous. There are no actual demands yet, but the leaderless group has managed to develop a process for self-governance, gotten donations of food, water, and other necessities, and set up a website. In other words... they are well on their way to their goal of creating a protest that, like others in New York, Boston, and nearly every large city in the country, will continue on "until their one demand is met"... whatever that one demand ultimately turns out to be.
Day one of Occupy Louisville turned out to be a day of excitement, adrenaline, radicalism, and confusion. Labor unions, single-payer healthcare supporters, MoveOn members, environmental activists, and scores of people with no affiliations, or affiliated with a wide array of other groups, came...
October 3, 2011 - 5:48pm
What's your occupation?
"These demands will create so many jobs it will be completely impossible to fill them without an open borders policy."
Tuesday at noon, a handful of leftists calling themselves “Occupy Louisville” will pretend to "occupy" a small patch of green space at 5th Street and West Main, on Louisville's Belvedere, in support of those who have been doing the same on Wall Street for several weeks now...
October 3, 2011 - 3:57pm
If the "occupation" persists on Wall Street, and if it takes hold in Louisville, and Denver, and Houston, and Columbus, and Boston, and Seattle, and Tampa, and Minneapolis... the establishment will eventually be forced to compromise.
On Tuesday at noon, committed citizens will "occupy"* a small patch of green space at the corner of 4th Street and West Jefferson (Belvedere... the event has been moved!)(check the Occupy Louisville website for final information before you head down if you are going) in Louisville in...