Tag Archives: NYPD

Cecily McMillan is convicted of assault

I had a bad feeling about this from the first day in court (which I showed up for). Cecily McMillan was found guilty of felony assault of a police officer yesterday. I had done a post about this a few weeks ago, so if you need context go here. The case was marked by suppression […]

My show on WBCR–Tune in tonight

This is my fifth installment of the Occupy report on Sex And Politics on WBCR, Brooklyn College radio. It is broadcast live via the internet starting at 7 PM (go here). I usually come on at 7:30. And if you miss it, you can check out the podcast here. There’s a lot to talk about tonight– * The […]

Where is the Bull Connor moment for Occupy?

I’ve spent the past few days reviewing the stories and protest video from September 17, the first anniversary of the Occupy Movement.  I should start by saying that the organizers did some amazing work, putting together a week of activities and teach-ins, and organizing a big, complicated protest for Monday morning. In effect, the financial […]

The UN decides that the US is violating the human rights of Occupy

This was just put up by Huffington Post–several officials at the UN had condemned the US and complained to the State Department that the violent treatment of Occupy protesters was a violation of their human rights. The US had not responded to the letter in December, so the UN is publishing it now. You can […]