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Occupy Moves to Wallstreet

Though the majority of Occupy camps across North America have been shut down the movement continues to grow, in a rather unexpected manner. Trading Zuccotti For Wallstreet CNN was granted exclusive access into the new Occupy headquarters today, an office building that sits one block away from the New York Stock Exchange.  The office space is occupied by […]

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Montreal: The End of an Occupation

Montreal Police Patrole Victoria Square During Eviction Photo By: Peter Akman/CBC  The City of Montréal has asked Occupy to leave immediately and quietly but are prepared to use force if necessary.                                                                                   Occupy Montréal has yet to be completely abandoned, with the Montréal Police allowing the protests to continue, for now, without intervention.  This comes after […]

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Occupy Boston Faces Uncertain Future

Memebers of Occupy Boston are going to court on Thursday as the city moves to evict protesters from their over tw0-month old camp. Last Camp Standing While there are still active Occupy camps left in the United States, with arrests in Phildelphia and Los Angeles this week, Occupy Boston remains the largest and most promiment camp […]

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OLSX Accused of Targeting London CEO

Souce: BBC Police arrested sixty protestors believed to be apart of Occupy London who stormed the Panton House Building this aftertoon.  The building is home to Mick Davis, CEO of Xstrata, one the largest mining companies in the world.   Kidnapping the 1% The police responded quickly to the protestors alledged intrusion with police in riot gear […]

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Occupy LA Shutdown

  1,400 Police officers arrested 200 people last night as the US´s largest reamining Occupy camp is dismanteled. Some outlets are reporting the use of excessive force by LAPD.  Police Raid City Hall The BBC reports that last night at 12:30 am 1400 Police officers moved to Los Angeles City Hall to shut down the Occupy LA […]

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Occupy British Colombia: A Protest Precedent

City officials in Victoria and Vancouver are busy appealing to the B.C. Supreme Court to have Occupy encampments dismantled. Vancouver On November 5th a Victoria woman died from a drug overdose at Vancouver’s Occupy movement. Ashlie Gough was found dead at 4:40 PM. The toxicology report released today confirms she had a lethal mixture of […]

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Occupy Wall Street Time-Line

As a part of the A/V assignment I have created an interactive time-line. Unfortunately WordPress won’t support it, but if you click the image it will take you to the host site. Enjoy!

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Jesus Was an Occupier

Or at least he was sympathetic. Changing of the Guard Yesterday afternoon Rev Graeme Knowles, the dean of St Paul’s cathedral resigned from his post.  Rev Knowles figure’s prominently both within the Anglican Church and the UK in general, as Queen Elizabeth II must now name his successor. A Historic Closure The London chapter of […]

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US Cities Crackdown on Occupy Protesters After Allegations of Assault

Last week saw an escalation of police presence and involvement in various Occupy movements around the United States, most notable in Nashville, San Diego, and Chicago. Chicago Sits In Beginning on Sunday, 130 people were arrested at Occupy Chicago after refusing to leave Grant Park (the movements headquarters) after curfew.  The protesters were told to […]

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Marine Cpl Scott Olsen Allegedly Assaulted by Police in Oklahoma

Stand Down Marine Corporal Scott Olsen was struck in the head on October 25th in Oakland California with what was believed to be a tear gas canister.  Olsen is an Iraq war veteran having been deployed twice to Anbar province as apart of the 3rd Battalion 4thMarine regiment. The video of the incident that was […]

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