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Police Evict Protesters From Occupy Boston Site

December 11, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Police Evict Protesters From Occupy Boston Site –Boston police: 46 arrested 11 Dec 2011 The police swept into Occupy Boston’s campsite early Saturday morning, bringing one of the country’s largest continuous demonstrations inspired by New York City’s Occupy Wall Street protest to an end. Police officers arrived shortly before […]

Oakland police fire teargas at Occupy Wall Street protesters

Hundreds of police swept into Oakland’s Occupy Wall Street protest, launching teargas and beanbag rounds before clearing out an encampment of demonstrators. At least 85 people were arrested when police broke up the camp, sparking fury among activists who have accused authorities of a heavy-handed response to their demonstration

Riot police arrest ‘Occupy Oakland’ protesters

October 25, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Riot police arrest ‘Occupy Oakland’ protesters 25 Oct 2011 Oakland police say they arrested 75 people while clearing an anti-Wall Street protest in front of City Hall that had grown into an encampment with dozens of tents. Most of the people arrested were taken into custody on suspicion of […]

Occupy Wall Street? These protests are not Tahrir Square but scenery | Simon Jenkins

Street protest “against capitalism” appears to have nowhere to go. The rioters of Athens and Madrid, the marchers of Milan and Frankfurt, the squatters of London and New York can grab a headline and illustrate a story, but then what? With no leaders, no policies, no programme beyond opposition to status quo, they must just […]

Occupy Wall Street? These protests are not Tahrir Square but scenery

Street protest “against capitalism” appears to have nowhere to go. The rioters of Athens and Madrid, the marchers of Milan and Frankfurt, the squatters of London and New York can grab a headline and illustrate a story, but then what? With no leaders, no policies, no programme beyond opposition to status quo, they must just […]

Meet the Guy Who Snitched on Occupy Wall Street to the FBI and NYPD

October 19, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Meet the Guy Who Snitched on Occupy Wall Street to the FBI and NYPD 15 Oct 2011 …The FBI and NYPD have had help tracking the Occupy Wall Street protesters’ moves thanks to a conservative computer security expert who gained access to one of the group’s internal mailing lists, […]

Denver Police in Riot Gear Move Into Wall Street Protest Area

October 14, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Denver Police in Riot Gear Move Into Wall Street Protest Area 14 Oct 2011 Dozens of police in riot gear pushed Wall Street protesters into retreat outside the state Capitol in Denver on Friday, and the protesters are retreating without resisting. Many of the protesters chanted “Peaceful!” as they […]

Thousands march in Occupy Wall Street protest

October 5, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Thousands march in Occupy Wall Street protest 05 Oct 2011 Thousands of people waving signs and chanting slogans marched Wednesday afternoon from Occupy Wall Street’s encampment in Lower Manhattan’s financial district to Foley Square in front of the courthouse to press their anti-greed message. It was by far the […]

The political issues in the fight against Wall Street

October 5, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis The political issues in the fight against Wall Street By Bill Van Auken 05 Oct 2011 The Occupy Wall Street protest, now in its third week, has struck a powerful chord throughout the US, with similar occupations developing in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles and other cities and towns across […]

Anonymous Threatens to ‘Erase NYSE from the Internet’

October 4, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Anonymous Threatens to ‘Erase NYSE from the Internet’ 03 Oct 2011 Anonymous declared “war” on the New York Stock Exchange this weekend and vowed to “erase” the NYSE from the Internet on Oct. 10 as the Occupy Wall Street protest entered its third week in New York City after […]