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Dave Buccola

May Day 2012. General Strike

On May 1, 2012 we will have a “Day without the 99%” We are urging all to not go to work or school, don’t bank or shop, don’t engage in the capitalist system that robs and steals from us; take…

Occupy Mutual Aid

Last night I was riding my bike to the launch party for Occupy.com and I got doored by a tourist getting out of her cab. I got a pretty big gash on my left arm and was understandably not very…

Occupy Spring

I have a two hour break between Occupy Wall Street meetings (OWS) on what’s turned out to be yet another beautiful Spring day here in New York City, and I thought I’d jot down a few thoughts. I realize that…

Operation Book Bomb Tuscon

Open letter from the People’s Library regarding Operation Book Bomb Tuscon.  Dear Friends and Allies of The People’s Library, I am writing to update you on our most recent campaign and to ask for your assistance. As hopefully you have…

Violence vs nonviolence

I considered writing something with Black Bloc in the title, but does that mean anything at this point? After the latest misadventure by Chris Hedges, “The Cancer of Occupy,” Hedges does a wonderful job of obscuring and misinforming his readers.…

Operation Book Bomb Tucson!

The People’s Library has a special place in my heart.  Seeing it at Liberty Square during the Occupation was always uplifting. Even today, in it’s more mobile incarnation, it’s a joy to see people’s faces light up as they realize…

Report back on Occupy Town Square

Occupy Town Square was a huge hit. The day was filled with skill shares and teach-ins on a variety of topics as wide ranging as “How to protect yourself from a pepper spray attack” to “Protest songs” and “Seed bombs.”…