Bloombergville in the Media


NY1, “City Council Approves $66 Billion Budget,” June 29, 2011

NY1, “City Council Postpones Budget Vote,” June 28, 2011

PIX 11, no link, June 20, 2011

RT, “Media ignores public outrage while protesters camp out in NYC,” June 17, 2011. Reposted at and over 5,000 other sites.

PIX 11, “Group Protests ‘Bloombergville’ Budget Cuts, Layoffs,” June 16, 2011. Reposted at over 20 sites.

CBS New York, “NYC Union Workers Camp At ‘Bloombergville’ To Protest Budget Cuts,” June 15, 2011. Reposted at, Yahoo! News,,, and over 800 other sites.

News Agencies

Inter-Press Service, “New Yorkers Occupy Streets to Protest Budget Cuts,” by Elizabeth Whitman, June 25, 2001. Reposted at Truthout, Only Ed, Norm’s Notes and Global Geopolitics & Political Economy.

Associated Press, “NYC Budget Deal Averts 4k Teacher Layoffs” (sixth paragraph), June 24, 2001. Syndicated at over 11,000 sites.


The Indypendent, “Bloombergville Bash,” by John Tarleton, July 6, 2011. Reposted at ZNet.

AM New York, “Days after budget, ‘Bloombergville’ protesters go home,” by Marc Beja with Gabrielle Bruney, July 6, 2011

Brooklyn Rail, “Report Card,” by Liza Featherstone, July/August 2011

Amsterdam News, “‘Bloombergville’: Activists’ shantytown springs up in protest to the mayor,” by Juan Espinal, June 30, 2011

The Indypendent, “Bloombergville 13 Released, Reflect on a Night in Jail,” by John Tarleton, web only, June 30, 2011

Gotham Gazette, “Council Passes Budget, Taking a Bow for Saving Teachers, Fire Companies,” by Gail Robinson, June 30, 2011

El Diario, “Por el presupuesto ‘menos malo’,” by Catalina Jaramillo, June 29, 2011

City Hall News, “Tough City Budget Faces Final Delay,” by Jon Lentz, June 29, 2011

New York Teacher, “UFTers march over Brooklyn Bridge to protest cuts,” by Micah Landau, June 23, 2001

Downtown Express, “Determination in ‘Bloombergville’,” June 22, 2011

El Mundo (Spain), “Los ‘indignados’ de Nueva York,” by Carlos Fresneda, June 21, 2011

New York Times, City Room blog, “In Opposition to Teacher Layoffs, de Blasio (and Wife) Take the Lead,” by Fernanda Santos, June 20, 2011. Reposted at

The Indypendent, “Bloombergville Lives: Consigned to a Sidewalk across from City Hall, Protesters Refuse to Give Up but Struggle to Increase Their Numbers,” by John Tarleton, web only, June 20, 2011. Reposted on Campus Progress and

New York Times, City Room blog, “In ‘Bloombergville,’ Budget Protesters Sleep In,” by David Chen, June 15, 2011. Reposted at Campus Progress,, andover 400 other sites.


Democracy Now!, “New York City: 13 Activists Arrested In “Bloombergville” Budget Cut Protest,” hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, June 29, 2011

WNYC, “City Council Votes to Pass 2012 Budget,” by Bob Hennelly, June 29, 2011

Free Speech Radio News, “New York City council approves budget as protests against cuts continue,” June 29, 2011

Democracy Now!, “Welcome to Bloombergville: New York Activists Fight Budget Cuts By Camping in Front of City Hall,” by Jaisal Noor, web only, June 24, 2001. Also aired on Free Speech Radio News June 23, 2001. Reposted at The Indypendent, The Progressive and over 7,000 other sites.

Democracy Now!, “New Yorkers Camp Out to Protest Bloomberg Budget Cuts,” hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, June 21, 2011

WBAI (New York City), Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report, “Gov. Christie & Democrats Attack Jersey Labor plus Bloombergville,”  hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash, June 20, 2011. Reposted on DailyKos and LabourStart (syndicated to over 400 labor websites).

Democracy Now!, “New Yorkers Erect “Bloombergville” Tent Camp Against Budget Cuts,” hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, June 15, 2011. Reposted at Pressenza International Press Agency and over 100 other sites.

WBAI Evening News, June 15, 2011

Websites and Blogs

Indypendent Reader, “Interview with Yotam Marom, a lead organizer of “Bloombergville”,” by Stephen Roblin, July 19, 2011

Dane101, “Heartland to Empire: New York and Wisconsin continue to stand in solidarity,” by Jesse Russell, July 12, 2011

Job Party, “Walkerville & Bloombergville Appreciate & Inspire Each Other,” by Harry Waisbren, July 8, 2011

Capital New York, “At a Town Hall Meeting, Robert Jackson Breaks the Bad News to Upper Manhattan,” by Dan Rosenblum, July 7, 2011

AlterNet, “Free The Bloombergville 13: Protesters Were Arrested During Budget Vote,” by Rao Gomes, July 1, 2011

The New Significance, “Bloombergville Disrupts City Council Vote,” July 1, 2011. Reposted on ZNet.

Dane101, “Protests follow Walker to the Empire State; Bloombergville connects with Walkerville,” by Jesse Russell, June 29, 2011

Job Party, “News of Historic Protests Against Unjust NYC Budget,” by Rosemary Topar, June 29, 2011

AlterNet, “Bloombergville: Students Camping in to Fight NYC Mayor’s Austerity Plans,” by Rae Gomes, June 28, 2011

Job Party, “Bloombergville Skypes Spain & Walkerville,” by Harry Waisbren, June 28, 2011

Education Notes, “Today: UFT Delegate Assembly to Sell Deal, Bloombergville Protests, Plus Video of Activists at PEP Last Night (And Happy Last Day of School!),” by Norm Scott, June 28, 2011, “Protesters Arrested as City Council Budget Vote is Delayed,” by Jill Colvin, June 28, 2011

Job Party, “Bloombergville: An Inspiration and a Model for All,” by Rosemary Topar, June 27, 2011

The Best of Trendy, “All is hush except at Bloombergville,” by Elise Miller, June 26, 2001

Untamed Teacher, “City Council Makes Late Night Vote — And Bloombergville Was There,” June 25, 2001

Job Party, “Bloombergville Connects with Walkerville,” by Harry Waisbren, June 24, 2001

Before It’s News, “Bloombergvilles” or a Just Society? You Decide,” by Grant Lawrence, June 24, 2001

AlterNet, “How Tent Cities Are Revitalizing Sit-In Activism,” by Julianne Escobedo Shepherd, June 23, 2001

The American Dream Movement, “Pushback against Bloomberg Budget Builds,” June 23, 2001. Reposted at Democratic Underground.

Untamed Teacher, “Bloombergville Now!,” June 23, 2001

Education Activist Network, “Update from Bloombergville, New York City,” June 23, 2001

Dane101, “Bloombergville says “thank you” to Walkerville for drawing a line in the sand,” by Jesse Russell, June 23, 2001

AFSCME blog, “Tent Cities Pop Up in Trenton and New York City,” by Kyle Weidleman, June 22, 2011. Reposted at over 25 sites.

The Czech, “Bloombergville,” June 22, 2001

Job Party, “Tent Cities & the Wisconsin Model,” by Harry Waisbren, June 21, 2011

Teamster Nation, “VIDEO: Bloombergville loves Walkerville,” June 21, 2011

Education Notes, “Column for The Wave: The Longest Day,” by Norm Scott, June 21, 2011

The Best of Trendy, “Bloombergville and DeBlasio apply pressure at the source of NYC Budget Cuts,” by Elise Miller, June 21, 2011

NYC Is Not For $ale, “Bloombergville to fight the budget cuts,” June 20, 2011

CNN iReport, “Bloombergville Budget Cuts Sleep-In Protests Continue Into Day 6,” June 19, 2011

Education Notes, “New schedule: Join Bloombergville at 12 and 6 every day,” by Norm Scott, June 19, 2011

OpEdNews, “Tahrir Square in Manhattan,” by Stephen Soldz, June 19, 2011

NYC Educator, “Welcome to Bloombergville!,” June 18, 2011

DailyKos and FireDogLake, “Bloombergvilles of the Future,” by David Swanson, June 17, 2011. Reposted at

CNN iReport, “Bloombergville – Protestors Hold Sleep In Outside New York City Hall,” June 16, 2011. Reposted at

The American Dream Movement, “Bloombergville” blooms outside NYC City Hall,” June 16, 2011

Education Notes, “NYC Education Groups Deliver Bloomberg News: Bloomberg Social Promotion Policy a Sham/Seven 50-Foot Scrolls To Mayor Bloomberg With More Than 16,000 Signatures Opposing Classroom Cuts,” by Norm Scott, June 16, 2011

The Activist, “NYC Fights Back,” by Chris Maisano, June 16, 2011

Education Notes, “Just Another Demo but Bloombergville Sleep-In Takes it up a Notch,” by Norm Scott, June 15, 2011

AlterNet, “Unions and Students Unite to Protest Bloomberg’s Budget Cuts,” by Rae Gomes, June 15, 2011

Teamster Nation, “Walkerville, meet Bloombergville, and Stand Up Chicago,” June 15, 2011

Current, “NYC Union Workers Camp At ‘Bloombergville’ To Protest Budget Cuts!,” by Jay Dow, June 15, 2011

Job Party, “From Walkerville to Bloombergville,” by Harry Waisbren, June 14, 2011


One Response

  1. Very glad you are keeping track of media in this fashion! Used it to tie Walkerville success to Bloombergville:

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