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NY City Council Members Respond to Saturday's Violent OWS Eviction, Slam the NYPD
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Occupy Wall Street Movement, OWS, police repression, economies, politics, world, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, news, candidates, elections )

Cal
- 1724 days ago - alternet.org
In Zuccotti Park this afternoon, Occupy Wall Street protesters met with City Councilmembers Jumaaane Williams, Ydanis Rodriguez, and Melissa Mark-Viverito, as well as clergymembers and representatives from Occupy the Hood, for a press conference in respon
What Has Occupy Been Up To? 6 Great Actions You Can't Miss This Spring
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: occupy Wall Street Movement, OWS, economies, politics, world, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, news, candidates, elections )

Cal
- 1729 days ago - alternet.org
Occupy changed over the winter from outdoor camps to internal work and debates. But that laid the groundwork for a very big spring. Here's what to expect.
10 "Occupy" Candidates Running for Congress
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: occupy Wall Street Movement, OWS, economies, politics, world, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, news, candidates, elections )

Cal
- 1731 days ago - motherjones.com
Meet the progressive insurgents who are riding a wave of energy from the Occupy Wall Street movement.
How the Wisconsin Uprising Changed America and Why Its Renegade Politics Are Here to Stay
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: occupy Wall Street Movement, OWS, economies, politics, world, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, news )

Cal
- 1751 days ago - alternet.org
John Nichols talks about his new book, "Uprising: How Wisconsin Renewed the Politics of Protest, from Madison to Occupy Wall Street," and what happens next.
Fighting Banks, Helping 100s of Families: 'Occupy Our Homes' Is One of the Occupy Movement's Great Success Stories
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Occupy Wall Street Movement, OWS, Occupy Oakland, economies, politics, world, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, news )

Cal
- 1763 days ago - alternet.org
Occupy Our Homes takes the Occupy movement's general critique of inequality -- something often expressed in abstract charts and tables -- and makes the issue concrete.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Brutal Police Tactics on Occupy Oakland Protesters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Occupy Wall Street Movement, OWS, Occupy Oakland, economies, politics, world, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, news )

Cal
- 1772 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
While it is the duty of the police force to address and subdue any threat, this use of police force was extremely excessive. Alternet.org reports that this use of force breaches the Oakland Police DepartmentâEUR(TM)s procedures and protocol...
Clashes in Oakland: 400 Arrests, Tear Gas, Flash-Bang Grenades
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Occupy Wall Street Movement, OWS, economies, politics, world, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, news )

Cal
- 1774 days ago - alternet.org
Police once again ratcheted up the tension by using force against an entire crowd of protesters.
The GOP's Unhappy Campers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Occupy Wall Street Movement, OWS, economies, politics, world, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, news )

Cal
- 1778 days ago - motherjones.com
Congressional Republicans convene a hearing on why the National Park Service won't tell Occupy DC to take a hike.
Occupy San Francisco Takes the Fight to Local Banks in Ambitious Next Step for Movement
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Occupy Wall Street Movement, OWS, economies, politics, world, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, news )

Cal
- 1780 days ago - alternet.org
After a brief hibernation, a refocused movement takes aim at corporate America--specifically, Wells Fargo and Bank of America on "Wall Street West."
7 Places the 99% Will Fight Back Hard in 2012
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Occupy Wall Street Movement, OWS, economies, politics, world, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, news )

Cal
- 1801 days ago - alternet.org
With a new year comes new chances for change--and we have some guesses as to where we'll see some exciting actions in 2012.
Occupying the Conventions? How Protests Will Change Politics-as-Usual in 2012
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: occupy Wall Street Movement, OWS, economies, politics, world, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, news )

Cal
- 1804 days ago - alternet.org
Four years after the moment of "hope and change," the 99% is set to alter the dynamics of presidential elections.
The 99% Versus Wall Street: Stephen Lerner on How We Can Mobilize To Be the Greedy 1%'s Worst Nightmare
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Occupy Wall Street Movement, OWS, economies, politics, world, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, news )

Cal
- 1812 days ago - alternet.org
Savvy organizer and big thinker Stephen Lerner talks to AlterNet about how to take power back from Wall Street
Bankers, Billionaires Try to Form Movement Against OWS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Occupy Wall Street Movement, economies, annoyed fat cats smarmy rich folks, politics, world, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, news, economy, democrats )

Cal
- 1813 days ago - motherjones.com
Defending the wealth of the 1% publicly, annoyed fat cats use the media to hiss at OWS and politicians supporting the the idea of paying more taxes.
Occupy's Next Target: The Iowa Caucus
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Occupy Wall Street Movement, economies, politics, world, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, news, economy, democrats )

Cal
- 1814 days ago - motherjones.com
The goal is to elect members of this "informal Occupy Wall Street faction" as uncommitted delegates to the Democratic and Republican national conventions next year.

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