OWS

Occupy Wall Street equals Occupy Love for filmmaker Velcrow Ripper

BC-based media activist Velcrow Ripper reflects on the evolution of revolution with Occupy Wall Street in his upcoming doc, Occupy Love.

I’m not a hippie but I’m hopeful

Walking to the Broadway Skytrain Station, on my way to check out Occupy Vancouver on Saturday morning, I noted that it was a beautiful day. I recall thinking the same thing about 9/11 and the October...

Thousands flood downtown for Occupy Vancouver

Today’s Occupy Vancouver protest was as much theatrical spectacle as political statement. There was the crowd of meditators who sat silently, eyes closed, through most of the all day rally in...

Occupy Toronto at St. James Park draws thousands of protesters

As the Occupy Together movements happen all around the world, thousands of Occupy Toronto protesters met at the intersection of King St. and Bay St., the city’s financial district, before marching to...

Occupy Vancouver: Live blog

5:47: Crowds thinning (some people staying overnight), Granville Skytrain packed, but some awesome photos from our former VO intern Brittany Tiplady here: photos by Brittany Tiplady 4:50: A sign...

Occupy Vancouver organizers to advocate for affordable housing and economic justice

Min Reyes, a 20-something student and one of the organizers of Saturday’s Occupy Vancouver protest, was glued to her television as thousands of citizens came out to protest on Wall Street. “I knew...