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Oakland Police Department Facing More Legal Troublenew

The police department's use of force with Occupy Oakland not only has prompted litigation, but could play a role in whether the agency ends up in federal receivership.
East Bay Express  |  Ali Winston  |  11-28-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Media, Race, and Occupynew

The Occupy Wall Street movement has been dominated by white activists, but the mainstream media has done to little to address why so few people of color have been protesting.
East Bay Express  |  Nadra Kareem Nittle  |  11-28-2011  |  #OCCUPY

No Permit, No Problemnew

Though tents are no longer welcome downtown, Occupy Colorado Springs plans to stick around.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Chet Hardin  |  11-28-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Occupy: A Tale of Two Mayorsnew

Jean Quan was vilified for not raiding Occupy Oakland sooner, while Ed Lee escaped criticism for allowing Occupy San Francisco to remain.
East Bay Express  |  Robert Gammon  |  11-28-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Occupy Gets Its Own Medical-Marijuana Strainnew

One of the few dispensaries left in San Diego is offering Occupy OG.
San Diego CityBeat  |  Dave Maass  |  11-28-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Occupy Movement Burgeons Across North Carolina Amidst Nationwide Crackdown

Encampments sprung up rapidly around the country a month before Zuccotti Park was cleared, including one in Greensboro. Unlike the original site, Occupy Greensboro chose to end its physical occupation once permission from the YWCA ran out.
YES! Weekly  |  Eric Ginsburg  |  11-28-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Occupy L.A. In Standoff With LAPDnew

Occupy L.A. continues to hold its ragged patch of ground at City Hall, six hours after a deadline passed for protesters to leave.
L.A. Weekly  |  Gene Maddaus  |  11-28-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Police Arrest Occupy Charleston Protestersnew

Jessica Dugan says she lost her voice chanting last night as police arrested at least eight fellow members of the Occupy Charleston protest group in Marion Square. Others have reported as many as 10 arrests overnight. Police have not released an official statement or incident report about the arrests.
Charleston City Paper  |  Paul Bowers  |  11-23-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Congress and the One Percentnew

Several members of the California delegation are not among the 99 Percent.
East Bay Express  |  Will Evans  |  11-23-2011  |  #OCCUPY

The Trotsky Projectnew

What does the old Left from the 1950s have to say to today's Occupy Movement?
Random Lengths News  |  Lionel Rolfe  |  11-22-2011  |  #OCCUPY

UC Davis Pepper Spray Video: The Accidental Journalistnew

Traditional media watches from sidelines as a UC Davis student’s 'pepper spray' YouTube video becomes the iconic image of police violence against protesters.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Nick Miller  |  11-22-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Police Intervene at Occupy Charlestonnew

About 30 Occupy Charleston protesters hunkered down in Marion Square Monday night, bracing themselves for the fallout of an unsuccessful meeting with Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. earlier in the day. Organizers say Riley had warned them not to be in the park after 11 p.m., when the park supposedly closed.
Charleston City Paper  |  Paul Bowers  |  11-22-2011  |  #OCCUPY

The Rift Within Occupy: Reformists vs. Revolutionaries

There is a rift within the Occupy movement: reformists versus revolutionaries.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  11-22-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Bloomberg, NYPD Finally Piss Off The Medianew

Once a useful document that allowed reporters to witness events at a closer proximity, the NYPD press pass is now officially worthless.
The Village Voice  |  Graham Rayman  |  11-21-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Kevin Six's 'Occupy This Dollar' Movementnew

A San Diego actor and blogger encourages people to continue the occupation from the comfort of your own home.
San Diego CityBeat  |  Kinsee Morlan  |  11-21-2011  |  #OCCUPY

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