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To Camp or Not to Campnew

Booted from another park, Occupy Portland debates on the movement's future.
The Portland Mercury  |  Denis C. Theriault  |  12-12-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Progress Without Pepper Spraynew

How a burger baron, four indie rockers, a bleeding-heart Muslim and a group of trash tour guides are fighting for the 99%.
Willamette Week  |  Casey Jarman  |  12-06-2011  |  #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

Occupy Portland: WTF Happened Sunday Night?new

Assessing the eviction attempt at Occupy Portland.
The Portland Mercury  |  Sarah Mirk  |  11-14-2011  |  #OCCUPY

UPDATED: Stabbing Victim Tells WW He Can't Remember Where He Was When Knifed; Police Back Away From Claim He Was at Occupy Portlandnew

A man that Portland police initially said was stabbed at the Occupy Portland camp Thursday morning tells WW he isn't sure where he was when he was knifed, and Occupy leaders tell WW that they believe the attack happened away from the camp.
Willamette Week  |  Hannah Hoffman  |  11-03-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Occupy Portland Upbeat About Arrestsnew

Twelve hours after this morning's 27 arrests at Occupy Portland in the Pearl District, organizers are upbeat about how the civil disobedience went down.
The Portland Mercury  |  Sarah Mirk  |  10-31-2011  |  #OCCUPY

#Occupy: What to Say to Reportersnew

Don't give reporters the opportunity to portray you as a stink-foot, hippie no-nothing bent on taking down capitalism and tossing a garbage can through a Starbucks window. (Unless that's what you are, then go ahead.) Here are some tips on what to say to reporters and how to say it.
The Portland Mercury  |  Wm.™ Steven Humphrey  |  10-06-2011  |  #OCCUPY

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