The United States said on Monday it had stopped funding UNESCO, the U.N. cultural agency, following its vote to grant the Palestinians full membership.
U.S. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland told reporters the United States had no choice but to halt funding because of U.S. laws passed in the 1990s, saying Washington would not make . . . → Read More: U.S. stops UNESCO funding over Palestinian vote – Reuters
In Nashville and San Diego, occupiers were arrested by police in an effort, officials say, to insure safety. The cops there also confiscated personal belongings including donated food. Many believe this is an effort to dissolve the movement, but in Oakland the numbers have multiplied. The increase in protesters is a response to Scott Olsen. . . . → Read More: Sgt. Shamar Thomas on attack of Scott Olsen at Occupy Oakland