Just for the record…
10/19 Update: George Soros donated $3.5 million to Tides. (Reuters)
You may have read Adbusters’ Kalle Lasn Talks About OccupyWallStreet to The Tyee, or perhaps OccupyWallStreet Is a Church of Dissent, Not a Protest, by Matt Stoller, the former Senior Policy Advisor to Rep. Alan Grayson and a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute.
Some bloggers found that OWS is funded by the Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation and Rockefeller Foundation.
Occupy Wall Street was organized by an organization called Adbusters:
Adbusters is funded by the Tides Foundation which is a front for the Gates Foundation, The Ford Foundation, The Kellogg Foundation and many others:
The Tides Foundation is also a front for the Rockefeller Foundation
So, be aware… and let’s hope they can’t control it.
Also see: Against the Institution: A Warning for ‘Occupy Wall Street’ by Andy Marshall
Here are some updates, thanks to A.T. Pope:
Oct 15(-Dec31) OCCUPY rallies worldwide incl. Toronto
Oct 14 thru 15 Non Violent Workshop @ OISE $25
Links & details below, plus Naomi’s Klein’s speech from this past Thurs & 5 more top articles re: Occupy Wall Street (OWS)
Occupy Together FB Page: “Just to clarify: [there are] at least 85 confirmed, ongoing and active occupations & 1,150 communities in some stage of planning worldwide.” – 3 hours ago https://www.facebook.com/OccupyTogether |http://www.occupytogether.org | http://www.meetup.com/occupytogether
* Naomi Klein’s speech this past Thursday http://www.thenation.com/article/163844/occupy-wall-street-most-important-thing-world-now
Excerpt: “Something else this movement is doing right: You have committed yourselves to non-violence. You have refused to give the media the images of broken windows & street fights it craves so desperately. And that tremendous discipline has meant that, again & again, the story has been the disgraceful & unprovoked police brutality. Meanwhile, support for this movement grows and grows.”
Friday, October 14 at 7:00pm thru Sat October 15 at 6:00pm @ OISE
Confronting Global Crises: A Non-Violent Perspective conference
“Tickets are $20 for students and $25 for non-students, this price includes lunch and entrance to 2 workshops, 2 keynote lectures and a panel with our experts. ”
https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=272069372817351 | http://www.nonviolence.zeitgeist-toronto.com/
Sat Oct 15
https://www.facebook.com/OccupyToronto | http://OccupyTO.org
“Dear 1%, We Fell Asleep for Awhile, Just Woke Up. Sincerely, the 99%.”