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An Easy Essay

December 30, 2011

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The world would be better off if people tried to become better, And people would become better if they stopped trying to be better off. For when everyone tries to become better off nobody is better off. But when everyone tries to become better everyone is better off. Everybody would be rich if nobody tried […]

Occupy Around the State: News about Occupy Florida

December 28, 2011

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Fort Lauderdale: According to NBC Miami, Occupy Ft Lauderdale has stopped Wells-Fargo from evicting a Haitian family, from their Coconut Creek home. One of the OFL members was quoted as saying “the (Bein-Aime) family had done everything right, and they were still getting evicted.” Tampa: Tim Sommers, the volunteer Fire Fighter and Occupy Tampa supporter that […]

OCCUPY Congress on Jan. 17

December 28, 2011

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Why January 17th you ask? The U.S. House of Representatives convenes for the first time in 2012 on January 17th. We can’t wait until the weather gets nice and everybody has the day off. We need to be there en mass as soon as they begin their legislative session to let them know that they’re […]

Occupy Your Life

December 28, 2011

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No longer shall I be Quiet, I’m not sayin “start a riot”, But Damn it Im angry and got too much Corn Syrup in my diet. We got problems, they deny it, We got addictions, they supply it, We used to have “free” speech, ’til Tear Gas and Dollars crucified it. Education?, Stupified it…. Defunded […]

Mourn Not The Dead…

December 28, 2011

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Mourn not the dead that in the cool earth lie Dust Unto Dust The calm,sweet earth that mothers all who die As all men must Mourn not your captive comrades who must dwell Too strong to strive Within each steel-bound coffin of a cell Buried alive But rather mourn the apathetic throng The cowed and […]

36 Hours of Sidewalk Solidarity

December 27, 2011

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Occupy Daytona Beach completed 36 hours of round-the-clock Sidewalk Solidarity at the corner of International Speedway Boulevard and Nova Road, in Daytona Beach over Christmas weekend. Sidewalk Solidarity started on Friday, December 23, at 5:00 PM and lasted until 5:00 AM on Sunday, December 25, when Occupiers had to vacate the corner due to rain. […]

Solidarity, My Pledge To You.

December 26, 2011

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We can sleep sitting up with our backs to each other. We can watch different directions and look after another. I’ve got your back through the heat of the summer, and through the cold of winter. You are my sister. You are my brother. On the wet and cold floor of Zuccotti you can share […]

OWS Principles of Solidarity

December 25, 2011

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On September 17, 2011, people from all across the United States of America and the world came to protest the blatant injustices of our times perpetuated by the economic and political elites.  On the 17th we as individuals rose up against political disenfranchisement and social and economic injustice.  We spoke out, resisted, and successfully occupied […]

No Permit? NO PROBLEM! Shifts of Sidewalk Solidarity!

December 24, 2011

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Over the last few weeks we have worked with the Daytona Beach City Commission in regards to asserting our Constitutional rights of assembly, redress of grievances, and free speech. Through our continued cooperation and work with the City Commission, they have changed the …permit fee system to a tiered system based on percentage of park […]

City Commission passes anti-homeless ordinance

December 23, 2011

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At the Daytona Beach City Commission meeting at City Hall on Wednesday night (12/21) the commission passed an ordinance that further demonizes the homeless in the Downtown area of Daytona. The claim by the city commission as well as (some) local “media” and business owners is that the homeless are violent with tourists and local […]

Direct Action Presents: The Occupied Daytona News Journal

December 22, 2011

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In last Saturday’s GA, a proposal was passed creating an Editorial board for an Occupy Daytona newspaper. The editorial board is all-inclusive and can be found here :   http://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/239059376163514/ The editorial board is set up to work in a way that everyone is on it, and the GA is effectively Editor in Chief. All members of […]