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The reality is that police forces around the world help perpetuate the greatest crime possible: maintaining the murderous system of capitalism.
The real reason we Occupy Melbourne protestors were attacked is for committing the crime of standing up for the voiceless, for demanding real change, and challenging the ruling 1% in this society.
Today over 1000 Melbournians bravely defended the right to protest when the police shut down ‘Occupy Melbourne’. Tomorrow we want the mother of all marches! 12pm at Fed Square. Let’s show the 1% that our support goes deeper than they can imagine! We are the 99%.
A large number of police today smashed up Occupy Melbourne Rally in solidarity with Occupy Melbourne and against the power of global capitalism 12:30 Saturday 22 October Petrie Plaza
The next Canberra Occupy Canberra demonstration is 12.30 in Petrie Plaza (near the merry go round) this Saturday 22 October.
Certainly the reported turnout in Madrid of 500,000 protestors, in Times Square of up to 100,000 and in Santiago of 60,000 shows widespread anger about the inability of the system to deliver benefits to all, not just to those who own capital.
Whatever happens from this point, Occupy has already changed the reference points of U.S. politics. No longer can the hateful, corporate-funded Tea Party claim to speak for the disgruntled majority. Working people are finding their own political voice–and they’ll no longer keep silent.
That’s why it’s so important that everyone who supports the Occupy movement get actively involved–and build the fightback.
There will be an organising meeting this Tuesday 18 October at 6 pm in the Hayden-Allen Building at the ANU to help build a bigger stronger Occupy Canberra movement.
There were 50 people at the Occupy Canberra protest at City Hill. Energetic, enthusiastic, exciting. After some discussion we marched into Garema Place with a range of placards, chanting ‘human need, not corporate greed’ and got friendly horn bips of support from passing traffic and cheers and claps from people in Civic. We’ll build over [...]
Today is the day people across the world occupy their cities. Join us in the fight against inequality and corporate greed. Let’s make this the start of the struggle against the rule of the one percent.