Why Didn't We Occupy Harvard?
Today’s Ivy League student thrives in the embrace of an institution (from The Harvard Crimson, 02/13/12) As social movements go, Occupy Harvard could hardly have been more successful. It made headway toward all its main goals: making endowment investments more ethical, raising staff wages, and diminishing the power of on-campus interviewing for financial firms. Its leaders are now...
A letter to my colleagues regarding the Occupy...
goshabrarian: Hello all, I stopped by the Lamont Cafe yesterday to attend the “What is a Library? What is the Future of Libraries?” discussion sponsored by the students who have “occupied” the space. It was overall a really positive experience for me, and I’d encourage you to stop in and engage with the students if you have a chance. You may perhaps feel ambivalent about the technique of...
RELEASE: Occupy Harvard's Next Phase
OCCUPY HARVARD FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 16 December 2011 Contact: Jeff Bridges, Fenna Krienen (617) 701-6224 firstname.lastname@example.org OCCUPY HARVARD MOVES TO NEXT PHASE OF ACTION Occupation of Yard to Continue While Broadening Movement’s Focus Cambridge, MA — On Monday, Occupy Harvard will launch the next phase of its occupation, with a focus on moving beyond mere physical occupation to...
This Is Why We Occupy →
From The Harvard Crimson, 11/22/2011.
Open Letter to President Faust →
From The Harvard Crimson, 11/28/2011.
Occupy Vision Statement →
watchthespace: #OWS gets real. The #Occupy Vision Statement. Beautiful.
OVER 100 HARVARD FACULTY VOICE SUPPORT FOR OCCUPY...
minitruthful: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 21 November 2011Occupy Harvard Contact: Jeff Bridges or Fenna Krienen (617) 701-6224 email@example.com OVER 100 HARVARD FACULTY VOICE SUPPORT FOR OCCUPY HARVARD; YARD LOCKDOWN WIDELY CONDEMNED Cambridge, MA — When Occupy Harvard set up camp on 9 November in Harvard Yard, University officials responded by placing the campus on “indefinite”...
Communiqué #2 from the Harvard University... →
socialismartnature: Once again, the pursuit of public accountability compels me to release this second message in as many weeks from the Harvard University administration to all students, staff, and faculty on the topic of Occupy Harvard (see below). I find it interesting that the President continues to assert here that the complete lock-down of the campus gates is, at least in part, for the...
The Occupy Harvard Crimson →
Hard copies available at the info desk in Harvard Yard.
As the American dream unravels: A look at Occupy... →
socialismartnature: American youth have realised the dream they have been prepared for won’t happen - now they fight for a fair future. Something is unravelling in America. The dream, the purpose and the drive are worn and tired. The people are under siege. In Boston - an American city with a storied revolutionary past - an Occupy nucleus quickly took root and developed. Protesters here...
NYPD Occupying Liberty Square; Demands Unclear →
awolfinthecity: NYPD IS RAIDING LIBERTY SQUARE. POLICE ARE IN RIOT GEAR AND HAVE BROUGHT IN BULLDOZERS. IF YOU CAN, GET DOWN TO ZUCCOTTI PARK AND DEFEND OCCUPY WALL STREET! Livestream here: http://www.livestream.com/globalrevolution THE WHOLE WORLD IS WATCHING!
This is a list of resources about Harvard and the Harvard Management Company’s investments, financial practices, and executive compensations. Unfortunately, due to lack of transparency, very little information about investments is available to the public. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions or additions to the list. · SEC forms o Quarterly report detailing...
pantslessprogressive: soupsoup: Members of Congress can legally trade stock based on non-public information from Capitol Hill. As Lizzie O’Leary points out, much of this report owes its information from the work done by Brody Mullins at the Wall Street Journal: Hedge Funds Pay Top Dollar for Washington Intelligence Congressional Staffers Gain From Trading in Stocks Congress Members Bet on...
Occupy Wall Street Protesters Shifting to College... →
From The New York Times
A letter to Harvard students
Dear fellow Harvard students, Many of you are trying to figure out what Occupy Harvard is all about and who we are. We want to let you know that, whatever you have heard, we are a group of fellow students and faculty who believe in peaceful protest. Harvard does many wonderful things. These things, including Harvard’s generous undergraduate financial aid packages, are to be commended. But...
Harvard Law Professor Criticizes ‘Homeland... →
In a letter to the president of Harvard University, Harvard Law School professor Duncan Kennedy criticized the lockdown of Harvard Yard against the 99 Percent movement. On Wednesday night, hundreds of Occupy protesters marched from a rally at Harvard Law School to enter the heart of the world’s most prestigious university, blocked by Harvard security forces who began closing the iron gates...
Why We Need #OccupyHarvard | The Harvard Crimson →
socialismartnature: I didn’t expect to support Occupy Harvard. While I agree wholeheartedly with the broader Occupy movement’s critique of the financial industry and think the current level of economic inequality in the United States is beyond defense, I had strategic reservations. I thought the occupiers should have targeted members of Congress with the power to pass legislation benefiting...
Women Own 1% of the World's Property -- Occupy... →
Occupy Harvard Joins the Occupy Movement (Press...
minitruthful: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Occupy Harvard Joins the Occupy Movement 10 November 2011, Cambridge, MA—At 10:30 pm on Wednesday, November 9, hundreds of Harvard students and affiliates put down tents to begin an occupation of Harvard Yard. Currently, thirty tents occupy the Yard in solidarity with the global Occupy movement. Earlier Wednesday, around 800 Harvard students, faculty,...
While the blacks in apartheid South Africa were living in shantytowns in the...– via The Harvard Crimson. (via evanfleischer)
An army of principles can penetrate where an army of soldiers cannot.– Thomas Paine (via cheftomass)