[weekly linkdump, somewhat edited]
Occupy News Bin – “I spent most of Thanksgiving creating a diorama of the UC Davis pepper spray incident which was installed in an empty newspaper bin on Market Street this morning (Black Friday).”
PEPPER SPRAYING COP – “Little did we know that Pepper Spraying Cop has cracked down on so many famous moments in history!!”
Occupy HOPE V2 – Shepard Fairey re-touches the Occupy Hope Design after receiveing feedback.
N.Y.P.D. Stops Reporters With Badges and Fists – “Over several days, New York cops have arrested, punched, whacked, shoved to the ground and tossed a barrier at reporters and photographers.”
UC Davis Pepper Spray Incident, Four Perspectives – Seen from 4 different angles, split screen
Occupy Wall St – The Revolution Is Love – “Love is the felt experience of connection to another being. An economist says ‘more for you is less for me.’ But the lover knows that more of you is more for me too. If you love somebody their happiness is your happiness. Their pain is your pain. Your sense of self expands to include other beings. This shift of consciousness is universal in everybody, 99% and 1%.”
We Are Many by Amir Amirani – “We Are Many is a documentary about the never-before-told story of the biggest protest in history, on 15 February 2003, and its legacy, through the Arab Spring to the Occupy Movement. The day that saw an estimated 30 million people in over 700 cities around the world, gave birth to a new global social movement.”
MK12 ZeroFilm NYC Open – Occupy as Pong
Occupy Lulz – “Everything becomes a meme, eventually: Occupy Lulz.”
UC Davis Chancellor Kotehi walks to her car – UC Davis Students confront Chancellor Kotehi in silence as she walks to her car (higher quality). In reaction to the Pepper Spray Attacks on Friday.
Police pepper spraying and arresting students at UC Davis – “During peacefully Occupy Movement, police came in to tear down tents and proceeded to arrest students who stood in their way. Once students peacefully demanded the release of the arrested, a police officer unnecessarily pepper sprays the students to open a path for the rest of the officers”
Ray Lewis interviewed by wearetheother99 – respect
I love the 99% protesters! – “Good people, doing good things. I love you guys, and hope nobody else gets hurt!=/ My dad helped me make this because I’m still little.:( When I get a bit older, I’ll make loads more videos, and have my own channel!:)” 8 year old makes a video for the 99 %, with some help by her dad…
The Nicest Place on the Internet – free hugs
LEGO logo for times magazine by sachiko akinaga – “japanese LEGO artist sachiko akinaga’s
sculpture of the iconic ‘T’ of new york times magazine”
Sleep Headphones – “Fall asleep faster – drug free! Block out snoring – without painful ear plugs! Relax with music – stress free!” is this the answer to my prayers?
Woman pepper sprays other Black Friday shoppers – “A woman trying to improve her chance to buy cheap electronics at a Walmart in a wealthy suburb spewed pepper spray on a crowd of shoppers and 20 people suffered minor injuries, police said Friday.” smells like a hoax
Flash Rob – “It’s a fad that started in Washington, D.C. back in April, when around 20 people filed into a high-end jeans store in Dupont Circle and quickly made off with $20,000 in stock.” I am tempted to find this way cool. But hey, my shoplifting days are way way back in the past.
Nude photo blogger reported to general prosecutor – “Blogger Aliaa El-Mahdy is seeing a backlash after a nude photo she took of herself and posted online spreads across the internet”
All Together Now – Everything the Beatles ever did. by ramjac – “Every Beatles tune, played together, sequenced in order of lengths, with the longest starting first and all 226 tunes ending together.”
Is the end of the world really nigh? – “Science is moving ever closer to understanding how, and when, humanity may be extinguished”
No time for novels – should we ditch fiction in times of crisis? – “When our daily news is apocalyptic, it’s irresponsible to read made-up stories. It’s time to start reading the serious stuff instead”
Die »Zeitgeistbewegung« bei den »Occupy«-Protesten – “Eine dieser Gruppierungen nennt sich »Zeitgeistbewegung«. Sie wurde 2007 von dem in den USA lebenden Peter Joseph gegründet, propagiert eine Abkehr von jeder Politik und Ideologie und will mit technischen Mitteln das nebulöse Ziel einer »ressourcenbasierten Wirtschaft ohne Geld« erreichen. Joseph stammt aus dem politischen Umfeld des rechtslibertären Politikers Ron Paul.”