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If #occupyoakland was in Damascus, U.S. State department would be telling Wolf Blitzer how unacceptable it was to teargas peaceful marchers.
Police in Oakland apparently hired George Orwell as writer. They just announced: "You are all arrested. Please submit." #OccupyOakland.
Yes, death of W. Houston is news. But if CNN think it supersedes hundreds killed in #Homs, they should drop the word "news" from their name.
Hey, people make a friend for life. Stranded in Boston? https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1r2dbf7q2sIiiQWynPNgH74qNeheNycTyk7hXue9AJhs/viewform … Have a place to offer? https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1dqIKVq6IqX4BVXqOW_a9-qmXt1KJ_4Nu3NPNnC1g1mw/viewform …
I've said this before: if what was happening in Oakland was happening in Tehran, State dept would be condemning it to Wolf Blitzer. #oo
This is what effective anti-terrorism looks like. Suspect, captured alive, on his way to a hospital. Not a martyr, not a twisted legend.
Just went thru many feeds of journalists at Zuccotti. Journalist after journo reports police violence, being denied press recognition. #ows
What isolates people is TV, suburbanization, long-commutes, increasing working hours, mandatory two-income families... Not social media.
Everyone's looking for big political links but this shows how easy it is for any lost soul to make a small bomb & terrorize. Yet so few do.
Almost all journalists I follow who have applied for a visa to cover #Feb14 in #Bahrain have been denied. Anyone granted a visa? Anyone?
This is civilization. It did not happen easily. --> "The suspect is arrested"
Thinking about our tools, ourselves. Sociology, Princeton CITP fellow, assistant prof at UNC, Harvard Berkman faculty associate. Blog: http://t.co/WrSTX3Lr.