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On journalism and activism- drawing lines and acting accordingly.

A long time ago, back before I was occupying, I fancied myself a writer. I spent hours a day typing away, blogging or free writing or adding pieces to the long list of Google Docs that probably I’ll never do … Continue reading

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Lupe Fiasco: Friend of the People

The other side of being the enemy of the state… Your favorite rapper’s favorite #Occupy-er (or at least long-time supporter) dropped a free mixtape just in time for US Nakba  Turkey Day. And you can have it! Download here! I … Continue reading

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Lupe Fiasco & Erykah Badu at the BET Awards

#OccupyAwardShows? Check it out. That’s all. It’s late. No further comment needed now. We can talk later. xo (More Lupe. Some Occupy performances.)

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Some Musical and Other Artistic Highlights from Occupy Wall Street & Beyond

I don’t really care about celebrities, but I do care about artists, and a lot of great ones are getting involved with Occupy Wall Street and the other Occupations popping up in new cities every day.  I apologize to less … Continue reading

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The Coup at Brooklyn Bowl 9.25.2011

I saw The Coup about a week ago at Brooklyn Bowl, the bowling ally/music club on the Williamsburg waterfront. It was kind of an odd show. Japanther opened, and sounded like they were playing their hearts out to the oft-enthused … Continue reading

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Panicky Punning in Place of Journalism: Paging The New York Times!

The New York Times ran a ridiculous article last Friday concerning the ongoing Occupy Wall Street protests occurring downtown. The headline reads “Gunning for Wall Street, With Faulty Aim” (get it?), which would seem to establish author Gina Bellafante’s opinion … Continue reading

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Wall Street Banksters, Meet Lupe Fiasco.

You may or may not know that around 2,000 activists descended on Wall Street over the weekend, and that there is still a solid occupation in Zuccotti Park, which has been renamed Liberty Plaza by the protesters. I’ve spent every … Continue reading

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