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Occupy Wall Street live: one month on

6.30pm: Adam again here – it’s pretty quiet down at Zuccotti Park this afternoon, the usual throng of tourists meandering through and taking photos while occupiers work on various aspects of camp life – some preparing food, some creating signs, others engaged in working group meetings while some sleep. I was interested to see the […]

Radiohead hoax rocks Wall Street protest

Somebody pretending to be Radiohead‘s manager was behind a massive hoax on Friday, convincing hundreds of Wall Street protesters that the band intended to perform in New York. An email to organisers of the Occupy Wall Street demonstration claimed the Oxford quintet “wanted to stop by and play a couple songs” on Friday afternoon, leading […]

Officer’s Pepper-Spraying of Protesters Is Under Investigation

September 29, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Officer’s Pepper-Spraying of Protesters Is Under Investigation 28 Sep 2011 The police and Manhattan prosecutors are separately examining a high-ranking officer’s use of pepper spray on a number of female protesters at a demonstration on Saturday. Raymond W. Kelly, commissioner of the New York Police Department, said Wednesday that […]