WHO: Morgan Stanley stockholders, protestors and community groups.
WHAT: A rally and demonstration outside Morgan Stanley’s New York City headquarters to protest the company’s attempts to water down financial regulations while taking massive tax breaks and paying top execs huge salaries. more »
As part of our continued effort to expose the greed and injustice at America’s top banks, several groups gathered at Bank of America to speak out against foreclosure and bailouts for banks. The following is a report by the Legislative Gazette:more »
The day after May Day, students kept the protest going at Brooklyn College. They demanded a stop to tuition hikes, which prevents lower-income students from accessing their right to education. Sarah Jaffe at Alternet reports: more »
The fracking battle continues, and many feel that recent protests have gotten Cuomo’s attention on this serious environmental and human issue. The Ithaca Journal reported on the situation in Albany:more »
For those of us who were on the streets yesterday, we know that May Day was way more than the “clashes” and “arrests” headlining most mainstream media blasts. The Huffington Post highlights the cooperation among groups in their report:more »
Another city is possible, another world is possible.
One with clean and safe housing for people in need, strong schools and educational resources for students, healthcare services for all, and good-paying job opportunities for Americans trying to make their way.
We’re bringing people together across the city to fight together against the issues we face—cuts to social services in the city budget, austerity measures and the systems that cause them. We are not just part of the city, but of a global movement emerging to resist them and create something new instead. more »
This May Day looks to be monumental—just check out who’s coming. With immigrant groups, workers unions, community organizations and Occupy now in the mix, the “day without the 99%” will truly be a historical moment. more »