Posts Categorized: News

New Site Features: Group Documents and Discussions

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As mentioned before, there have been some changes made to the site. The biggest change has been the elimination of the groups on the site. This is due to ongoing maintenance issues associated with BuddyPress, the software used create groups, and the changing nature of the structure of Occupy Wall Street. The primary group features […]

Site Update!

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You may notice some changes to NYCGA.net. Here’s what happened, and why: The servers went down for ~8 hours last week. Possibly a DDOS attack, but definitely made worse by our social networking plugin (BuddyPress). GREAT job on the detective work, Pea and Ross. The groups feature was thus deactivated. Maintenance costs outweighed the benefits, […]

Hurricane Sandy Response

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Tree Toppled by Hurricane Sandy

Occupy Wall Street & 350.org have teamed up with recovers.org to help coordinate the response to Hurricane Sandy in NYC, launching local support pages where people can GIVE help or post a NEED. We’ve started with the Lower East Side, Astoria, and Red Hook, but we’ll soon be expanding to other affected neighborhoods as we […]

The Birth of Occupy Goldman Sachs

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Occupy Goldman Sach

[SlideDeck2 id=13015] Over the past week a new occupation has begun at a particularly special place: the sidewalk by Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein’s home. Occupy Goldman Sachs grew organically after a Global Noise march ended at Blankfein’s stoop at 15 Central Park West. And what a natural location to occupy, considering how Goldman Sachs […]

Announcement – Conference in Brasil #CPBR5

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Announcement Please post to other lists Tech Ops was the final recipient of a request from a conference in Brazil (http://www.campus-party.com.br/2012/index.html) in February. They are seeking an appropriate person to invite an OWS person to appear on a panel related to the rise of international online protest politics, as manifested by the Arab Spring and […]

Adding Groups to NYCGA.net

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In order to have a new group added to nycga.net, please fill out the New Group Creation form. Submissions will be processed within 48 hours. On November 30, the Technology Operations group posted a notice on NYGCA.net that officially announced a freeze on group creation that had been partially in-place since early November. This resulted in […]

Extension Denied

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The petition to extend the restraining order has been denied. “The movants have not demonstrated that they have a First Amendment right to remain in Zuccotti Park, along with their tents, structures, generators, and other installations to the exclusion ofthe owner’s reasonable rights and duties to maintain Zuccotti Park, or to the rights to public access of others who might wish to use the space safely. Neither have the applicants shown […]

Re-Occupation Plans

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The NYPD raided Liberty Plaza in the middle of the night. Our re-occupation plans are already underway. This movement can’t be contained in one square block in lower Manhattan. It is bigger than that. You can’t evict an idea whose time had come. Show your support. Turn out en masse…. Here is the current list […]

LIBERTY SQUARE RAIDED BY NYPD

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The events of 11.15.11: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mhQCpXM-Sm4[/youtube] Last stand at kitchen: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2ZMkysoBXg[/youtube] Liberty Square (Zuccotti Park), home of Occupy Wall Street for the past two months and birthplace of the 99% movement that has spread across the country and around the world, was evicted by a large police force on 11/15/11. We will re-occupy! Timeline of events: […]

Communique from Cairo Re: Egypt Trip

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What follows is a response from our Comrades from Cairo to the recent proposal from our Movement Building Group to send OWS Ambassadors to monitor upcoming elections in Egypt. You can also download this communique as a pdf file, as it was originally sent to us.