The week-long trial of eight Occupy Wall Street demonstrators concluded yesterday afternoon with guilty verdicts and a jail sentence.
The eight men were part of a crowd that entered a fenced-in parcel controlled by Trinity Church December 17, hoping to turn the space into a new camp for the movemen ... More >>
Eight Occupy Wall Street protesters are on trial this week in New York Criminal Court, charged with trespassing in relation to a December 17th action in which demonstrators entered a fenced portion of Duarte Square owned by Trinity Church.
Over two days of trial, the prosecution has called witnesse ... More >>
Trinity Church, a massive New York land owner with an estimated $1 billion in real estate holdings, is once again at odds with Occupy Wall Street, the movement that sprung up in its back yard.
The relationship between Trinity and Occupy has been fraught almost from the start, but tensions escalated ... More >>
The Secret Policeman's Ball: Coldplay, Mumford & Sons, Russell Brand, Eddie Izzard, and many others
Radio City Music Hall
Sunday, March 4
Better than: Watching the Lohan Saturday Night Live on DVR.
Going to a live show that's actually meant to be broadcast on television can be a deadly propositio ... More >>
This weekend, Occupy Wall Street is planning to attempt an occupation of Duarte Square, which is owned by Trinity Wall Street, an Episcopalian parish downtown. The plans have been in the works for some time; a few people have been holding a hunger strike for almost two weeks to get Trinity to ... More >>
Yesterday afternoon President Obama bestowed the Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, on 16 notables including Billie Jean King, Chita Rivera, Stephen Hawking, Sidney Poitier, former President of Ireland Mary Robinson, Edward Kennedy, the late Jack Kemp (whose widow accep ... More >>
President Obama's list of 2009 Presidential Medal of Freedom winners came out yesterday, and rightbloggers have had some time to snarl over it. There is plenty there to exercise them. The list includes Harvey Milk (a homosexual!), Dr. Joseph Medicine Crow (an injun!), Rev. Joseph Lowery (a civil-rig ... More >>
President Obama has announced this year's Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients. The nation's highest civilian honor has gone in the past to folks like T.S. Eliot, Lucille Ball, Pope John XXIII, Margaret Mead, Jack Nicklaus, Mother Teresa, and Norman Podhoretz. As you may have guessed, Dem ... More >>