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Kony 2012 "Campaign" Material

This Is Not a Post About Kony 2012

Well, it kind of is.  It kind of isn’t.  This is a post about a lot of things. We live in a culture where we all truly believe we can become experts in something overnight, that we should be handed all the information we could ever need immediately and have our decisions made for us. This is not isolated to global events or situations. We have been trained to expect simple answers with simple solutions.



Protesters clean Zuccotti Park at Occupy Wall Street @2011 Neil Girling CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 DOOM! Magazine

NYC Mayor’s Office Postpones Eviction of Occupy Wall Street Protestors

After a tense night filled with reports of police raids on Occupy Wall Street camps in other cities, an estimated 2000 supporters crowded Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan prepared to defend the OWS camp from eviction by NYPD


justin adkins transgender occupywallstreet protester segregated by nypd - DOOM! Magazine

Transgender #OccupyWallStreet Protester Arrested During Brooklyn Bridge March Segregated, Humiliated by NYPD

Justin Adkins, a trans-queer activist and Assistant Director of the Multicultural Center at Williams College, was arrested as part of the “Occupy Wall Street” protest on October 1 at the Brooklyn Bridge.

Occupy Wall Street - Day 1 © 2011 Paul Weiskel CC BY 2.0 DOOM! Magazine

Occupy Wall Street – Day 1 – Photographs by Paul Weiskel

With New York a short bus trip away Paul Weiskel decided to take his camera, laptop, and other essentials to help document this movement of movements, just average people, standing up against the banksters who are holding our democracy and country hostage.

#OccupyWallSt Oct 1 ©2011 Sign0fH0pe CC By 2.0 DOOM! Magazine

A Protester’s Account of the Occupy Wall Street Brooklyn Bridge March

We watched from above as people began climbing the cords and metal of the bridge to escape the cops. People on the pedestrian bridge were trying to pull people up out of the roadway.


NYPD preceding #occupywallstreet protesters onto the Brooklyn Bridge prior to making arrests 10.1.2011 - DOOM! Magazine

NYPD Arrests 700 #OccupyWallStreet Protesters On The Brooklyn Bridge (Video)

Video shows NYPD allowing protesters to proceed to the center of the Brooklyn Bridge bridge, where they were stopped and arrested. Critics have charged that protesters were led to believe they were being led across the bridge by police, then trapped.

Girl in Green Hat Arrested: Occupy Wall Street Occupies the Brooklyn Bridge ©2011 Adrian Kinloch - DOOM! Magazine

Occupy Wall Street Occupies The Brooklyn Bridge – Photographs by Adrian Kinloch

100s arrested as they were trapped on the road section of the Brooklyn bridge. This gallery is from when the Occupy Wall Street march arrived on the Brooklyn Bridge, until the police escorted photographers from the occupied section of the road away.


Occupy Wall Street - Day 3 © 2011 Paul Weiskel CC BY 2.0 DOOM! Magazine

Occupy Wall Street – Day 3 – Photographs by Paul Weiskel

With New York a short bus trip away Paul Weiskel decided to take his camera, laptop, and other essentials to help document this movement of movements, just average people, standing up against the banksters who are holding our democracy and country hostage.

Occupy Wall Street – Day 7 (Police Brutality) – Photographs by Paul Weiskel - DOOM Magazine

Occupy Wall Street – Day 7 (Police Brutality) – Photographs by Paul Weiskel

With New York a short bus trip away Paul Weiskel decided to take his camera, laptop, and other essentials to help document this movement of movements, just average people, standing up against the banksters who are holding our democracy and country hostage.

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Congresswoman Donna Edwards: “A Lesson for My Republican Colleagues Courtesy of the White Stripes”

Congresswoman Donna Edwards speaks on the House Floor about all the seniors, servicemen and women, and children who would be affected by a government shutdown using lyrics from the White Stripes’ “Effect and Cause”.


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