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Protesters halt operations at some western ports

December 13, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Protesters halt operations at some western ports 13 Dec 2011 After their successful attempts to block trucks and curb business at busy ports up and down the West Coast, some Occupy Wall Street protesters plan to continue their blockades and keep staging similar protests. Thousands of demonstrators forced shipping […]

Michael Bloomberg’s brave new world | Amy Goodman

Democracy Now! coverage of the OWS eviction from Zuccotti Park and its aftermath, 15 November 2011. Video: DemocracyNow! We got word just after 1am Tuesday that New York City Police were raiding the Occupy Wall Street encampment. I raced down with the “Democracy Now!” news team to Zuccotti Park, renamed Liberty Square. Hundreds of riot […]

Explosion at Ammunition Depot Kills 17 in Iran

Iranian officials say a massive explosion at an ammunition depot west of Tehran has killed at least 17 members of the country’s elite Revolutionary Guards. State media reports say a senior guard commander died in the incident.  At least 16 other people were injured in the blast with some in critical condition. Ramazan Sharif, a […]