Gary Roland was the treasurer of the 2011 Bloombergville occupation, helped to form OWS Legal Activist Working Group and OWS Facilitation, and was Peacekeeper Affinity Team Leader/Police Liaison for Stop the Machine at Freedom Plaza in Washington, D.C. Gary is a member of NYABC, NYCGA, #150 & #12M Coordinating Committee, & #OPESR. Follow him on Twitter at @nyccamp.
Last September 22, when Occupy Wall Street was just five days old, labor activists from the encampment at Zuccotti Park disrupted an auction at Sotheby’s in support of the locked out art handlers of Teamsters Local 814.More
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Covering the Tar Sands Action, an effort to prevent the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline and wean the United States off of fossil fuels.
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Following the largest and longest peaceful aboriginal uprising in Canadian history as it grows into a global grassroots movement.