Wombat Attack

Wombats mostly come at night ...mostly.

"'Rise like Lions after slumber
In unvanquishable number,
Shake your chains to earth like dew
Which in sleep had fallen on you -
Ye are many - they are few."
- Percy Bysshe Shelley, The Mask of Anarchy

Rolling Stone Piece | The Plot Against Occupy

How the government turned five stoner misfits into the world’s most hapless terrorist cell.

A worthy piece of reporting over at Rolling Stone, on “how the government turned five stoner misfits into the world’s most hapless terrorist cell,” in the spirit of COINTELPRO. Snip: “Nothing was destined to blow up that night, as it turns out, because the entire plot was actually an elaborate federal sting operation. The case against the Cleveland Five, in fact, exposes not just a deeply misguided element of the Occupy movement, but also a shadowy side of the federal government.” A former FBI counterterrorism agent now with the ACLU describes the government’s actions as “manufacturing threatening events.”

Read the Rolling Stone | Sabrina Rubin Erdely article here.

Happy Birthday Occupy | The Illuminator 2.0

The Illuminator is a tactical media machine (aka a van with a really powerful projector, sound system, and library) that has been roaming the streets of New York City and beyond, bringing the spirit and message of the movement of the 99% to street corners and public squares everywhere. (source: kickstarter)

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