July 29, 2012 - 8:01pm
One protest this week highlighted the flood of money and corporate influence into politics. Another highlighted the question of whether, given this flood, the voice of the people can still be heard.
Last week two political actions in downtown Louisville highlighted opposite sides of the same coin.  Heads was a protest put on by Occupy Louisville as part of the nationwide Occupy the Courts day of action marking the two year anniversary of the Supreme Court's Citizen United decision....
December 19, 2011 - 10:15am
Yesterday, Occupy Louisville met about the city's decision to revoke their tents and effectively evict them from Founders Square at 5th & Muhammad Ali. Mayor Greg Fischer seems to be of the misguided impression that protesters aren't going to protest.
It would seem that Mayor Greg Fischer has had his fill of Occupy Louisville. After meeting with city officials this past Friday, protesters were politely informed that their permit for Founders Square is getting renewed for 2012, but without any sort of structure to keep them warm at night. No...
December 16, 2011 - 6:35pm
Metro Works and LMPD change their tune about Occupy Louisville to a blue note.
Occupy Louisville has done its best to remain well behaved while exercising the group's first amendment right to protest.It has acquired permits for the encampment, and has been open to meetings with metro works, built a relationship with former LMPD Chief White and even followed the rules when...
December 9, 2011 - 9:00am
Local news for Dec. 9, 2011
"In stinging statement, Louisville Metro Councilman Brent Ackerson, D-26, called for the Government Accountability and Ethics Committee to begin investigating the city’s overtime compensation to public employees. Earlier this week, Mayor Greg Fischer ordered a review of the practices and...
July 29, 2012 - 8:08pm
A community meeting tiled, "Louisville Metro Council discussion on new LMPD Chief," seemed set up to be nothing more than a police satisfaction survey that was not even created by Metro Council. Louisville residents weren't having it.
A community meeting, which was organized under the guise of discussion about selecting LMPD Chief Robert White's replacement, was held at the Nia Center last night. Residents of districts 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6 were invited to attend. Another, similar meeting, was held in district 2 at the Newberg...
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