JUNE ROUND-UP

July 24, 2012

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Occupy Daytona Beach’s General Assemblies (GAs) are held on the first Saturday of the month at 5:00 PM, at Panera Bread, 2400 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach. GAs are open to all who would like to attend and participation is encouraged. “Like” Occupy Daytona Beach on Facebook and follow #occupydaytona on Twitter for more […]

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The Frontline of #occupy is coming to FL, A Call to Action

June 28, 2012

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In late August, the Republican National Convention (RNC) is coming to Tampa, where Mitt “1%” Romney will accept the Republican nomination for President of the United States of America. Along with this pompous celebration of plutocracy; the police state will be in full force, ready and willing to curb more than the enthusiasm of any […]

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Solidarity First: Filling the Intentional Holes of Plutocracy

June 27, 2012

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After the completion of last months Occupied Daytona News Journal a new experiment in news began in Daytona Beach Florida. With the support of occupiers around the area, Solidarity First was born. Well what is Solidarity First? Taken from the Facebook: “Welcome to your go to source for grassroots independent analysis of all issues of […]

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Why we shouldn’t be surprised at the Supreme Court

June 27, 2012

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For legal scholars who still presumed the court as unbiased institution, free from influence of big money, the upholding of Citizen’s United may have been the final nail in the coffin. For hundreds of years the country’s elected officials and judges have continuously drifted away from public opinion by creating laws and upholding laws in […]

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Revolutions… Revolutionary Theory…

June 26, 2012

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Revolutions… Revolutionary Theory… Occupy Wall Street September 17th 2011 Occupy Wall Street liberated Liberty Square, formerly known as Zuccotti, and the “Occupy Movement” was born, or was it? First what is “occupy”? Well, it is important to notice that occupying is a direct action tactic of protesting and reclaiming space with roots as far back […]

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Why is the United States arming Despots in Bahrain?

May 30, 2012

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 As Abdulhadi Alkhawaja enters his 100th plus day of hunger strike within the prisons of Bahrain’s Monarchy, any logical individual would openly question supporting these human rights abusers that Mr. Alkhawaja, among thousands of others, protest on a daily basis. Especially support coming from a Nobel Peace prize winner such as President Obama. Citing national […]

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Salting the earth with uranium death

May 30, 2012

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  Salting the earth with uranium death it enhances the flavor to steal your last breath we have dreams, souls, flesh, and bones they roll hot with unmanned predator drones bombing the evil doers raining hell from the sky murdering innocent men, women, and children, they all must die clear your mind today of your […]

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How Banks are Neither Guilty or Innocent

May 30, 2012

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Much is rightfully stated about the inherent conflict of interests at the heart of the Federal Reserve and its state branches. Less critically analyzed is the regulation boards made up within the Fed such as the SEC and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. These agencies are tasked with the seemingly impossible task […]

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Our absolute liberty is bound with yours

May 30, 2012

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Our absolute liberty is bound with yours. If you bow down and conform to the hierarchy that oppresses us all, you force not only yourself in to servitude but you force all of humanity and every living creature in the world in to servitude. The compromises you make when you give up your freedom for […]

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An Analysis of Bill Moyer’s “Movement Action Plan – the 8 Stages of a Movement,” Particularly as to how it Applies to the Occupy Movement

May 30, 2012

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Introduction This past semester I filled in one of the holes in my schedule with a class called “Leadership.” It sounds like a funny thing to do for someone who has become rather devoted to the concept of vigorous opposition to hierarchy and formal leaders. I went into the class hoping to learn two things: […]

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Smedley, Ike and Me: Anyone Listening, America?

May 30, 2012

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In 1935, a book was published, War Is a Racket , by retired Marine General Smedley Butler. In this brief book Butler embellishes his belief that our nation’s foreign policy was controlled and manipulated by private corporate interests… all in the name of greed. Wars, invasions and occupations by our military, according to General Butler, wereall predicated on the desire for […]

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#NATGAT/Occupy National Gathering

May 30, 2012

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Beginning July 30th 2012 Occupiers from Occupations around the nation will gather in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. There will be a wide range of activities for all in attendance including but not limited to discussions, teach-ins, political theater, protests and direct actions. “It’s not a convention, not a general assembly, it’s a gathering” said Nate, an active […]

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Occupy Philly folks in NYC – an account of May Day.

May 30, 2012

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Matty Moo’s Big Day Out at May Day NYC The ride there: The day started with me checking into the Occupy Wall Street live stream while I waited for my nephew johnny and his girlfriend Chrissy to arrive so we could PATCO it over to the Chinatown bus and get our May Day on. Chinatown […]

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A Deeper Look Is Needed

May 30, 2012

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Living in Daytona Beach can be dull and sometimes exciting. Taking a morning stroll to the beach on Saturday I stumbled upon another Daytona Beach Crime Scene, the story unfolds as follows: At approximately 7:00AM on Saturday March 25, 2012, Daytona Beach Police Department responded to a report of a “chemical smell” coming from a […]

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UPCOMING NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL DAYS OF ACTION & SOLIDARITY:

April 24, 2012

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April 25 – 1T – Day National Day of Action Against Student Debt – day that student loan debt in the U.S. will top $1 trillion April 26 – 2 Month Anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s Death – RIP Trayvon April 27 – Critical Mass Daytona Beach – Meet at City Island Library @ 6:00 PM, ride […]

APRIL ROUND-UP

April 24, 2012

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Occupy Daytona Beach’s General Assemblies (GAs) are held at the SE corner of International Speedway Blvd. & Beach St. every Saturday at 4:00 PM & on the first & third Tuesdays of the month at 7:00 PM. GAs are open to all who would like to attend and participation in direct democracy is encouraged. This […]