A new documentary on the Occupy movement puts a decade of work by an acclaimed Canadian filmmaker into perspective. Occupy NL organizer Tom Clarke, Indy editor Justin Brake and Velcrow Ripper talk about the movie and the Occupy movement.
On the one-year anniversary of Occupy Newfoundland’s inception, some of the movement’s supporters share their thoughts and experiences with The Independent as they prepared to re-occupy Harbourside Park in St. John’s for one night on Sunday, Oct. 14.
The “Occupy” movement is coming under fire all over North America; while steps are being taken in Canadian cities like Vancouver and Calgary to remove the protesters from their encampments on public properties, The Telegram checked in with the movement in downtown St. John’s and it seems to be “business as usual”. “We were talking yesterday about how since we’re one of the last Occupy movements standing in Canada at the moment, because of all the evictions … this is a very important moment for us to show our support at this occupy movement (in the park) and to keep in going strong,” said on occupier. Despite camping out at Harbourside Park, the group is keeping a website updated with its latest: www.occupynl.ca. How long until St. John’s residents demand access to their own public space? Source: The Telegram
Or, how Newfoundland invented the ‘Occupy’ movement before Wall Street…