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In Defense of Bankersnew

Why Occupy protesters shouldn't target those who cash our checks.
New Times Broward-Palm Beach  |  Eric Barton  |  11-21-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Occupy the Super Bowlnew

This year's game could be the Valley Forge of the Occupy movement.
NUVO  |  David Hoppe  |  11-21-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Is Occupy Philly a Man's World? Sounds like

It's sad to think that people optimistic enough to believe that marches and sit-ins can dismantle greed in the hearts and minds of bankers and politicians they'll never meet think it's impossible to help the women working every day alongside them to protect themselves.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Tara Murtha  |  11-18-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Peaceable Offendersnew

New York State Police are cracking down on Occupy Albany protesters in Lafayette Park, but Albany County's District Attorney won’t prosecute.
Metroland  |  Ali Hibbs  |  11-18-2011  |  #OCCUPY

The Moment When the Police Lost the Occupy Portland Narrativenew

During a choreographed effort to pull a few dozen protesters out of the Chase bank branch, part of a hundreds-strong day of action, Portland police officers resorted to a decidedly more muscular show of force in a clash watched by TV cameras and rush-hour commuters. Suddenly all the fun—the dance parties, the union songs, the peaceful arrests earlier on the Steel Bridge and at Wells Fargo—was for naught.
The Portland Mercury  |  Denis C. Theriault  |  11-18-2011  |  #OCCUPY

The Fall of the 420 Hotelnew

In the final hours of Occupy Portland, there was mud, a riot squad and a speckled rooster.
Willamette Week  |  Aaron Mesh and Hannah Hoffman  |  11-18-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Video: Portland Mercury Reporter Shoved Down by Copnew

During Sunday's Occupy Portland march on Main Street after Chapman Square was cleared, Portland Mercury News Editor Denis Theriault was unceremoniously knocked on his ass by a police officer wielding a baton.
The Portland Mercury  |  Wm.™ Steven Humphrey  |  11-17-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Jean Quan's Groundhog Daynew

Her second raid on Occupy Oakland went off peacefully, unlike the first. But will the campers return?
East Bay Express  |  Robert Gammon  |  11-17-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Occupy Smackdownnew

A protest provocateur tries to 'make enough noise' to doom OCS.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Chet Hardin  |  11-17-2011  |  #OCCUPY

After the Occupationnew

Does the Occupy Movement have a future after the occupations?

See also: Are cities trying to freeze the Occupy movement to death?
Boston Phoenix  |  Liz Pelly  |  11-16-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Occupy Detroit on the Movenew

"Consensus is a beautiful thing, but it can be a little messy."
Metro Times  |  Curt Guyette  |  11-16-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Occupy Houston: Where Everything Is An Emergencynew

While the 15 or so Houston police officers watched the anti-climatic scene with hands in their pockets, We also witnessed a car driving down the street. Oh, and somebody was breathing air. It was epic. You really had to be there.
Houston Press  |  Steve Jansen  |  11-16-2011  |  #OCCUPY

The One Percent Solutionnew

Business groups dominated by representatives from large corporations lobbied for the crackdown on Occupy Oakland.
East Bay Express  |  Robert Gammon  |  11-16-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Students Create An On-the-Spot Portrait of Occupy Baltimorenew

A new Visual Journalism course requires students to take their drawing materials out into the city.
Baltimore City Paper  |  Lee Gardner  |  11-16-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Occupy Atlanta Finds a Cause Everyone Can Get Behind: Free Ice Creamnew

Occupy Atlanta and Ben & Jerry's co-founder Ben Cohen are serving FREE ICE CREAM in the park on Wednesday.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Gwynedd Stuart  |  11-15-2011  |  #OCCUPY

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