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West coast Occupy movement targets corporate giants at ports

Occupy Oakland demonstrators shut down the Port of Oakland  Dec. 12 as part of a West Coast-wide protest against giant corporations at ports from San Diego to Anchorage, Alaska.


Bay area activists protest home foreclosures

It's a story heard in neighborhood after neighborhood here, as around the nation.


Occupiers message to Congress: All we want for Christmas is good jobs

Protesters from Ohio sat down in the corridor outside House Speaker John Boehner's office, "bearding the corporate Grinch in his den."


10,000 in New York march again for jobs

The Central Labor Council was the main force behind a march for jobs here yesterday that filled the streets from 32nd Street and Broadway to Union Square.


Chicago PeoplesWorld.org readers celebrate growing fightback

They came to celebrate election victories in Ohio and across the country, the surging recall campaign in Wisconsin and the spreading Occupy movement.


Connecticut protests demand jobs for infrastructure repair

A closed youth center in New Haven and a highway entrance in Hartford were the sites of lively rallies Nov. 17.


Bridge rally puts focus on jobs, infrastructure

Principal organizers were SEIU, MoveOn and Occupy Baltimore. Speakers included health care workers, unemployed workers, teachers and community activists.


Occupy movement takes up new challenges

The Oakland occupy movement is stepping up activities focused on national and local demands despite police evictions of its downtown tent encampments.


Occupy Congress to feature tent city of the unemployed in D.C.

Starting Dec. 6, lawmakers in Washington will have to confront, face to face, the people left jobless by the Great Recession.


Across the nation, hundreds of thousands join Occupy movement

If there was ever any illusion that the mayor's move would kill the movement, it evaporated at Foley Square.

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