LIVE: #F29 Shut Down The Corporations: Leap Into Action! Reclaim Our Future!
Posted 1 hour ago on Feb. 29, 2012, 10:26 a.m. EST by OccupyWallSt
Watch live as protests are underway in cities across the world! For even more live coverage, follow @F29PDX, @OccupyWallSt, @OWSTactical, #F29, and #ALEC on Twitter. Because there are large numbers of decentralized actions today, we will do our best to make updates and include links to individual livestreams below. You can also follow live updates at Shut Down the Corporations. Via Global Revolution:
Live Updates, 2/29
11:30AM EST: In Spain, massive protests still underway in Valencia and other cities. Barcelona livestream. Teach-in underway in Bryant Park in front of Citibank and Wells Fargo gets eviction notices in NYC. Anti-Wal Mart protesters continue to hold intersections in SoCal.
11:20AM EST: Rally in Portland will begin 11:30am PST at SW Naito Pkwy & Ankeny. Currently PDX bike swarm is preparing for actions. Portland livestream.
11:00AM EST:DC will regroup at Wal-Mart construction site (Georgia & Missouri NW) at 3pm, and at Friendship Heights metro at 7pm. Pfizer HQ in NYC completely surrounded by police barricades, area around shut down by massive police presence and protesters. March now headed back to Bryant Park to prepare for BoA shutdown. SoCal has shutdown a third Wal-Mart distro center, reports "all targeted warehouses closed for the day." Austin begins "evict Monsanto" rally.
10:20AM EST: Reports that 2nd warehouse in SoCal is closed! Atlanta begins protest in front of AT&T. March in NYC arrives at Pfizer (43rd & 3rd), police have set up a kettle. Protesters, joined by doctors for universal health care, are taking the street instead.
10:10AM EST: 10 arrests and Monsanto on lock-down in DC. Police seen barricading Bank of America tower in preparation for demo in NYC.
9:50AM EST: In NYC, march leaves Bryant Park to shut down Pfizer. NYC Livestream. In So. Cal, Occupiers report one Wal-Mart warehouse closed for the day, now marching to 2nd warehouse.
9:45AM EST: 400 people from multiple Southern California Occupations including LA, Long Beach, Orange County, and Riverside begin march to shut down Wal-Mart distribution centers in support of non-union warehouse workers. SoCal Livestream
9:30AM EST: Student protests have erupted across Spain. The University of Valencia is being occupied by students engaged in a weeks-long campaign to stop cuts and austerity. Students in Valencia were violently attacked by police during peaceful protests in recent weeks. Solidarity demonstrations have also spread in Barcelona, Madrid, and many other cities. In the U.S., arrests already reported in Washington, DC as Occupiers block entrances at Monsanto HQ.