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Occupy Albany avoids police eviction

Daunting weather did little to dampen the protestors' collective spirit of resolve among the participants in Occupy Albany.

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Occupy Oaklanders vigil for injured vet

On the evening of Oct. 27, over a thousand people held a vigil for Iraq veteran Scott Olsen, seriously hurt two days earlier when he was struck in the head by a police tear gas canister.

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Attacks on protesters backfire as Occupy raises the heat on banks

More than 100 arrests in Oakland, unions, their allies, and now Amnesty International have all condemned the use of tear gas.

Occupy Chicago: A first hand account

With the crowd chanting and drums and brass playing, the police slowly started surrounding the crowd.

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Oakland demos spark call for nonviolence & end to repression

In the wake of the early morning police eviction of Occupy Oakland protesters from their encampments Oct. 25, confrontation between protesters and police came to a head in the early evening after protesters regrouped at the city's main library to march through the city.

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Occupy Oakland at the crossroads

Getting lost is the goal of the burgeoning Occupy Wall Street movement, which is to make the banks accountable to the people and pay for the mess they created.

Police evict Occupy Oakland

In a massive pre-dawn raid Oct. 25, Oakland and other area police evicted hundreds of Occupy Oakland protesters from their two-week-old encampment in front of City Hall and a smaller camp in a nearby park.

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Occupy Wall Street fuels growing bank divestment movement

A new movement is emerging to divest from bank responsible for the housing mortgage crisis and the global capitalist meltdown.

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Mayor orders cops to tear down first aid station and arrest 130 in Chicago

Protesting the mass arrests and the destruction of their first aid station this weekend, ordered by Mayor Emmanuel, nurses and their allies picketed City Hall this morning.

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A "Philly style" welcome: Cantor cancels appearance at Penn

Cantor's appearance had been planned for 4:30, but the news came earlier in the day that the Congressman had cancelled when told that the general public would be admitted as well as Penn students. 

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