OWS Week 5/30 – Boeing, Teachers Union, Tax Dodgers, Occupy Farms, GMO

This episode of the show covers the Chicago Boeing protests, Teachers’ Union demos and Stand Up Chicago anti-corporate tax dodgers protest.  OWS Week’s correspondents also attended the Occupy general assembly for planning in Washington and Chicago and compiled a report on Occupy farms:  A movement to counter genetically modified crops.

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Obama Administration Silencing Pakistani Drone-Strike Lawyer

via Common Dreams

By refusing to grant Shahzad Akbar a visa to speak at the Summit, the Obama administration is further silencing discussion about the impact of its targeted killing program on people in Pakistan and around the world.” – Leili Kashani, Center for Constitutional Rights

 

“The Obama administration has already launched six times as many drone strikes as the Bush administration in Pakistan alone, killing hundreds of innocent people and devastating families,” said Leili Kashani, Advocacy Program Manager at the Center for Constitutional Rights, one of Summit sponsors.