In case you missed over the weekend, an impromptu homeless shelter was set up in the Artesian Well parking lot. Here's the latest update, from an event posting on Facebook:
"Facing eviction from the City, the Homeless Shelter has taken refuge on State property, at Washington & B Street. We're still up and running. Please stop by and show your support!!"Photos of the weekend shelter were posted on Occupy Olympia FB Page: Homeless Shelter by Olympia Artesian Well
Olympia Power and Light has coverage of Olympia Occupy Wall St. solidarity efforts in its most recent Nov 2-15 issue. Make sure to pick up a copy! Thanks
Interested by the Cremation of Care, and other aspects of the summer encampment at the Grove, I was able to stop by while going through Monte Rio in April 2009. I photographed the main entrance:
Care is a virtue, no?
Why isn't this story broadly featured in the mainstream US media?!
If you care about humanity, please watch this story:
Hey, this is an open thread. What's happening? A lot in the news recently. Hundreds killed in a battle in Afghanistan. The nation's largest and most powerful financical institutions need more capital. $15B for Wells Fargo. $35B for Bank of America... Lt. Watada's case at Fort Lewis clears one hurdle and moves forward. Port Protesters continue to resist the use of municipal transportation facilities to export the tools of imperialism. Unseasonaly big storm. A lot of rain. Big sales tax increase on tobacco and liquor. What else is going on?
Here's the May 7, 2009 Free Speech Radio News report: