In other news, Germany, did you know I love you?
What Did You Buy With Your $2 Per Week Raise in 2010?
DATA SOURCE: http://nyti.ms/the-rich-get-even-richer
"It’s a beautiful May day."
Same shit, different day
“When asked why no one from Occupy Hartford, including the victim reported the sex assault to police, they told officers they did not want to draw any negative attention to their cause.”
(trigger warning: sexual assault)
This is what the mainstream media needs to be reporting on. YES, there are problematic aspects of the #OWS movement. Women and POC do not always feel safe and welcome at the Occupy camps. No one should ever, ever have to feel like they need to keep silent because the media is already portraying the movement so negatively. You created this, media. This is rape culture. Where a woman is afraid to speak out about sexual assault because of what YOU will say about it. You did this.
Still wondering what Occupy Wall Street is protesting? The common thread is institutional inequality. Here are some infographics. (Images via.)
She tried to get out by explaining she was pregnant, police responded by kicking her in the stomach, hitting her with a bike, and macing her in the face.
“I was standing in the middle of the crowd when the police started moving in,” she says. “I was screaming, ‘I am pregnant, I am pregnant. Let me through. I am trying to get out.’” At that point, Fox continues, a Seattle police officer lifted his foot and it hit her in the stomach, and another officer pushed his bicycle into the crowd, again hitting Fox in the stomach. “Right before I turned, both cops lifted their pepper spray and sprayed me. My eyes puffed up and my eyes swelled shut,” she says.
If this is true (no medical records yet), I can’t even >:I.
“It’s eleventy four o’clock, Mr. Frodo! Well past time for second breakfast. Shall we cook up some nice coneys and carve up an apple or two? I think that we might be best served setting up a cook fire right over thereAAAUAAAAGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH”