Daily Mail: Reclaiming the banks: Activists turn British banks into creches, classrooms and launderettes in protest over public service cuts
February 26, 2011- Activists stormed more than 40 banks across Britain in protest over executive bonuses and public service cuts – and turned them into a variety of ad hoc walk-in centres.
UK Uncut said demonstrators set up creches, laundries, school classrooms, libraries, homeless shelters, drama clubs, walk-in clinics, youth centres, job centres and leisure centres at branches of RBS, NatWest and Lloyds.
At 10am in Camden, north London, demonstrators invaded a NatWest and set up a creche where children played, practiced musical instruments while parents caught up.
David Koch is New York’s second-richest man, a celebrated patron of the arts, and the tea party’s wallet.
Time for those formerly hoaxed by duplicitious corporate schemes to wake-up and smell what billionaire sociopaths are shoveling…
Guest editorial by Ernest A. Canning
February 27, 2011- "This is not a budget issue," the policeman speaking to the cheering protesters jammed inside of the capital rotunda in Madison, WI shouted this weekend, "This is a civil rights issue!"
"Mr. Walker, if you are listening to me, let me tell you something," he continued through the bullhorn as the crowd rallied, "We know pretty well now who you work for. Let me tell you who we work for. We work for all of these people!"
February 26, 2011- Anonymous, the notorious collective of unnamed Internet activists, is declaring war on the controversial Koch brothers. In a press release this weekend Anonymous accuses the brothers and their financial empire of attempting "to usurp American Democracy," and call for a "boycott all Koch Industries' paper products." Anonymous accuses the Koch brothers of taking "actions to undermine the legitimate political process in Wisconsin."
David and Charles Koch of Koch Industries are billionaire brothers responsible for financing numerous conservative causes and Tea Party activities. In their press release Anonymous claims:
February 26, 2011- The governor of Wisconsin likes to say he’s not out to bust unions, but a front group for his chief financiers has a different line.
At a speech to the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) this year, Scott Hagerstrom, the executive director of Americans for Prosperity in Michigan, publicly advocated taking unions out “at the knees,” clearly contradicting the public facade of anti-union legislation hitting statehouses nation-wide.
This video is from Think Progress, published Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011.
February 26, 2011- Important update: It seems to have begun! Try visiting Americans for Destitution