Tag: the nation

Five Ways to Support Re-Occupation

Five Ways to Support Re-Occupation

| April 18, 2012 | 1 Comment

Peter Rothberg on April 16, 2012 – 4:52 PM ET Empowered by a federal court ruling that allows protesters to legally sleep on public sidewalks, as long as they don’t block building entrances or take up more than half of the available space, #SleepfulProtest is proving to be an effective new tactic helping speed Occupy Wall Street’s re-emergence […]

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Occupy Press Freedoms – Peter Rothberg – The Nation

Occupy Press Freedoms – Peter Rothberg – The Nation

| February 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Occupy Press Freedoms Peter Rothberg on February 7, 2012 – 1:08pm ET Last week police arrested seven journalists covering Occupy events in Oakland and one award-winning documentary filmmaker, Josh Fox, who was trying to cover a federal hearing in Congress. This comes on the heels of repeated harassment of the press in past Occupy protests […]

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Top Ten Civil Rights Songs

Top Ten Civil Rights Songs

| January 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Peter Rothberg on January 12, 2012 – 7:29pm ET In honor of Monday’s national holiday marking the birth of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., I embarked on the impossible task of selecting a top ten list of songs about civil rights. The theme has resonated deeply with generations of artists of all stripes and […]

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Occupy Congress on #J17- The Nation – Peter Rothberg

Occupy Congress on #J17- The Nation – Peter Rothberg

| January 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Peter Rothberg on January 10, 2012 – 1:40pm ET In its first direct engagement with the federal government, the Occupy movement will take its collective national might to Washington, DC on Saturday, January 17. People are planning to mass at West Front Lawn at Capitol Hill at 9:00am, followed by a rally, teach-in, vigil, protest […]

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