We’ve been keeping our Eye on Occupy over the last month (archive) as the young and the shiftless prepare to protest lack of jobs…by telling everyone else to skip out on theirs (refresher course here). Tonight, Twitter’s buzzing with anarchic anticipation.
Anti-police sentiment is high amid reports of a leaked NYPD report in advance of Occupy Wall Street’s planned shutdown of the Big Apple:
LEAKED INTERNAL NYPD MEMO ABOUT OCCUPY WALL STREET ACTIONS TOMORROW FOR MAYDAY. http://t.co/Wx1l5EuV
— Nicky Ocean ⚓ (@SeaNick_) April 30, 2012
@MikeBloomberg hey you fuck you from all the niggas of ny. hope you go to jail and get fucked in the ass, asshole fuck nypd 2
— TonyLeeThomasjr (@TonyLeeThomasjr) April 29, 2012
fuck the police @ NYPD Times Square http://t.co/4YWGU30V
— lucida_console (@lucida_console) April 28, 2012
Getting reports that the NYPD are visiting prominent activists' houses to question them tonight before #M1GS. No word of prearrests.
— Laurie Penny (@PennyRed) April 30, 2012
If these reports any indication, OWS should rename itself Occupy Traffic Jam:
— slone (@slone) April 30, 2012
— Loren Coleman (@CryptoLoren) April 30, 2012
Occupy Toronto will be gathering at Nathan Phillip Square tomorrow @ 4PM. Expect traffic disruption during the demonstration.
— Shashena Walsh (@Shashena) April 30, 2012
Golden Gate Larkspur & Sausalito Ferry service suspended Tuesday, May 1 until approx 2 pm. http://t.co/3sPR4n8d
— Golden Gate Ferry (@GoldenGateFerry) May 1, 2012
Officials in lib cities like Seattle brace for violence:
Mayor warns Occupy May Day could turn violent: At a protest at the Port of Seattle in December 2011, several peo… http://t.co/iainlL4F
— OccupyWallS (@OccupyWallS) April 30, 2012
— Conspiracy Watch (@peedpiper) April 30, 2012
— Victoria Taft (@VictoriaTaft) April 30, 2012
Another Occupy protest, another breeding ground for rapists:
— FOX 9 News (@MyFOX9) April 30, 2012
— Ⓑercows Ⓑig Ⓒhair (@BBCPropaganda) April 30, 2012
Forget the mic check. Can we get a grammar check, please?