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Thursday Links: Protests, Scaring David Bowie, and Falling in Love With Art

2 years agoArts : Art Fag City

Occupy Wall Street protests Frieze New York. They also support New York City & Vicinity District Council of Carpenters who say the fair uses contractors who “do not pay the area standard wages to all their employees including providing or fully paying for health benefits and pension” The contractor was not named. [The Art Newspaper] A day after Cooper Union announced it would begin charging graduate students tuition in September 2012, students walked out.
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Police Use Pepper Spray on Demonstrators at 'Occupy Wall Street' Protest

News : NewsFeed (3 years ago)

A week after this largely peaceful sit-in in New York City's financial district began, the Occupy Wall Street protest turned violent on Saturday when demonstrators clashed with cops, leading to dozens of arrests. Corralled by orange... Read Post

FedEx Ruling: Form, Rather Than Label, Determines Independent Contractor Status

Industries / Law : FindLaw's Writ - Legal Commentary (3 hours ago)

Independent contractor or actual employee? An employee gets Fair Labor Standards Act protections, including overtime and benefits. Independent contractors get, well, their salary. The appeal of contractors then, is obvious for big c... Read Post

Occupy Wall Street targets Frieze art fair in New York

Arts : Culture Monster (2 years ago)

After speaking out against the Whitney Biennial, the Occupy Wall Street movement has now set its cross hairs on another art world institution -- the Frieze Art Fair in New York. Read Post

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