Category Archives: SXSW

Mic Checking Arne Duncan

Today I participated in a ‘MIC CHECK’ confrontation with Arne Duncan, the US Secretary of Education, at a town hall meeting at Austin Community College. Duncan is criticized for many reasons, but he came under fire from Occupy Austin for his support of┬ácharter schools and privatization which puts teachers out of work, puts taxpayer money […]

UnitedGA Proposal For Occupy Austin

A very dedicated occupier, @SynchronizeOWS, has proposed that occupy groups around the country (or globally) hold a United General Assembly on the 17th of March, the 6-month birthday of our movement, where unified issues would be┬ádiscussed. This is appealing for many reasons, not least of which is that the 17th may be one of Occupy […]