In times of national calamity, (her voice breaks up, almost tearful-- like the east coast is going through-- it's the public workers who we depend upon.
AFSCME American Federation of State City, Municipal Employees
King was marching with local AFSCME workers when he was shot.
Immigration is the modern day civil rights movement.
A media personality-- it's hard to call them journalists" referring to MSM TV person at 2008 Republican convention shortly after she was arrested then released.
MSM reporter commenting about Occupy Wall Street;
If they had a spokesperson we'd have him in front of the camera. (and of course this is how MSM maintains top-down thinking.)
Amy spoke a bit earlier how when Democracy Now's satellite truck they rented pulled up, she had them park, against the police's wishes, right next to where the protesters were in a more remote, designated protest area.
The word occupy occupied the language-- not only in english.
Egyptians in Egypt were calling in to the local pizzerias to feed the occupiers at Zucotti Square. Wisconsonites were calling in for the pies.
Our job as journalists is to go to where the silence is and let people speak for themselves.
The way the authorities are getting around posse comitatus is by militarizing the police.
The media should be the sanctuary of dissent.
Deomcracy is a messy thing and we shouldn't have to get a record to put something on the record.
We have to insist that the media give voice to the movements in this country because that is what will save us.
Amy talks about Emmett Till, as mentioned above.