Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Occupy Stands up to NATO

To everyone back home who may be eagerly awaiting photos... here they are.  I have more on the way but they're stowed on different drive.


A member of the black bloc offers a flower to passing riot police

Scott Olson, a veteran struck in the head by a tear-gas canister in Oakland marches on the NATO summit to return his combat medals and ribbons

 A veteran drops to his knees with emotion during a medal returning ceremony

Occupiers march in the evening to bring downtown Chicago to a rowdy stand-still

A police officer laughs as protesters are beaten a few feet away

Street Medics

Occupiers gather at the hallowed site of the Haymarket bombing

Protesters run for their lives as they are charged by riot police

Heavily armored riot police move in against Occupiers

Now engaged to be married, two anarchists embrace after the proposal

Dispatches from Occupy Wall St

The following images are from Occupy Wall St as they camped at City Hall as well as demonstrating on behalf of Wyckoff Hospital in Bushwick, New York. Click here to read the companion article.

Thursday, May 3, 2012

May Day 2012!

May Day!  The following images are from the 2012 May Day celebration in Montpelier.  Despite the rainy Tuesday that this workers' holiday fell on the wonderful organizations who managed to attend were Occupy Central Vermont, Occupy Burlington, Vermont Workers' Center, United Healthcare Professionals, Migrant Justice, Bread and Puppet Theater, and a variety of others.

Marchers rally in front of the Capitol on Tuesday for the international workers' holiday

Bread and Puppet Theater Company performing on the steps of Montpelier City Hall

A drummer and marcher plays to the photographer while warming up

Members and supporters of Migrant Justice rally on the steps of City Hall

Red Clover Climate Collective performs their "False Solutions Circus"

A supporter of the Put People First campaign

 Musicians march in the streets of the state capital

"Capitalism" has its hands bound after being tried and found guilty of crimes against humanity