Tag Archive | occupy

Egypt, Brazil, Turkey: without politics, protest is at the mercy of the elites

From Egypt to Brazil, street action is driving change, but organisation is essential if it’s not to be hijacked or disarmed Seumas Milne, The Guardian, Tuesday, 2 July 2013 Two years after the ArabĀ uprisings fuelled a wave of protests and occupations across the world, mass demonstrations have returned to their crucible in Egypt. Just as […]

Occupy Wall Street anniversary marred by arrests and weakening support

Activists determined to mark one-year landmark but tension with police and divided opinion give the day a sense of deja vu Adam Gabbatt, guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 18 September 2012 Occupy Wall Street’s one-year anniversary began with early morning protests at New York’s financial centre, but the demonstrations were marred by numerous arrests as activists marched around […]