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    Currencies, a dis/Conference with David Graeber at Harvard University

    David Graeber

    The following announcement comes from our sisters and brothers at Occupy Harvard:

    Currencies, a dis/Conference 
    with David Graeber
    Harvard University, Northwest Labs basement (under the whales)
    March 23, 2012, 12 pm -5 pm

    Currencies are telling of our current time. Debt, labor, commodification, ownership, and consumerism structure and characterize contemporary life and knowledge production. From the monetization and protection of intellectual property to the debts that students accrue, from the exploitation of adjunct labor to the re-productions of class lines, this dis/Conference seeks critical engagement with what has currency and what serves as currency in education and life today.

    In contrast to traditional conference formats, this dis/Conference seeks to facilitate open, horizontal education through substantive knowledge sharing, inquiry, critique, and discussion. Together with David Graeber—anarchist, occupier, and anthropologist—we will engage the economies of academia by subverting its dominant forms of knowledge production. In the process, we will participate in the purposeful creation of an alternative model for scholarly engagement, beyond mere discussion. Under this model, our primary resources will be ourselves. Everyone—inside or outside of academia—is welcome.

    For more information, please visit

    Occupy Boston TV Announces New Episodes of Occupy Boston Live

    Occupy Boston TV is proud to announce new episodes of Occupy Boston Live, produced by and featuring Occupy Boston activists! Check out some of the new episodes below.

    Representative Corey Atkins and Suffolk Law Professor Donna Palermino give a teach-in on the implications of corporate person-hood:

    Betsy Boggia of Occupy Natick talks to Occupy Boston Live about the work of Occupy the Burbs:

    Occupy Boston TV is a working group of Occupy Boston that produces live talk shows on a variety of topics related to Occupy Boston. They are also in the process of making documentaries related to the Occupy movement and is writing short street theater/action-related videos that they plan to produce this winter. Occupy Boston TV can be contacted through either the Occupy Boston wiki or their Occupy Boston groups site. If you are interested in being a guest or have an event that you’d like coverage on, please email them.

    Anyone is welcome to join Occupy Boston TV. No previous television experience is necessary, and training and resources are provided. Occupy Boston TV will be live again on February 4 from 3 to 5 pm at Brookline Access TV. To see the show live, visit Occupy Boston TV’s livestream site. For more info on participating in the Feb 4 show, please email them.

    To see an archive of shows and more videos visit Occupy Boston’s Youtube channel.

    Audio content of our past shows also airs on Occupy Boston radio.

    We can also be found on Facebook and Twitter.

    All Occupy Boston TV talk-shows, documentaries, and interviews, as well as Occupy news segments from around the world, can be downloaded from Occupy Boston at for airing on local cable stations.

    Costs: Occupy vs. Recession

    Cost of policing the Occupy movement in 18 cities: $13 million. Cost of the recession: $30 trillion.

    We’ve Said It Before and We’ll Say It Again

    You can't evict an idea.

    Occupy Boston Eviction Liveblog

    9:56 am: Come show arrestees from raid love when they’re released: 10:30 am at 650 Harrison Ave (men) and 101 W Broadway S (women), both in Boston.

    7:14 am: Traffic resumed on Atlantic and Constitution Aves. Small group or protestors still outside South Station. Dewey Square still barricaded and surrounded by police officers. Front-loader clearing remaining tents from square.

    6:35 am: Intersection of Atlantic Ave and Constitution Ave shut down by Boston Police Department. Occupy Boston protestors amassing outside South Station.

    6:34 am: All male prisoners are being taken to B4. All female prisoners being taken to C6.

    6:20 am: Confirmed: Long Range Audio Device (LRAD) in back of Boston Police Department truck at Occupy Boston raid now.

    6:15 am: Dewey Square completely barricaded. All protestors cleared and arrested. Bulldozers moving in to clear tents.

    5:57 am: Boston Police Department are shining flashlights into video cameras to prevent them from filming.

    5:55 am: Livestreamer just arrested. That leave stream has ended. Another liverstreamer is on site, further from GA area.

    5:50 am: Occupiers singing “Solidarity Forever” while waiting for their arrest.

    5:48 am: Veteran about to be arrested at Occupy Boston: “I took an oath to defend the constitution and here I am.”

    5:01 am: Occupy Boston is being evicted RIGHT NOW.

    We continue to livestream on our main feed.

    On Twitter, follow @Occupy_Boston, @DeweyGA, @caulkthewagon, @Fara1, #OccupyBoston, and #OBRaid for live tweets throughout the day.

    We will hold a General Assembly tonight at 7  pm at the Band Stand on Boston Common.

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