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Comcast arrests spotlight Occupy issues: fairness vs. big biz

Nine Occupy Wall Street activists held a sit-in and were arrested at the Comcast Center in downtown Philadelphia urging the giant cable company to pay its fair share.


Border Occupy movement: deadlines, police violence, solidarity

Police visited the site of the Occupation in the city's central San Jacinto Plaza and warned occupiers to vacate.


Thousands join largely peaceful Occupy Oakland protest

Nov. 2 in Oakland was packed with rallies, marches, gatherings of children and families, and a disability community action. Later a picket line of 5,000 shut down the Port of Oakland, the nation's fifth busiest port, when longshore workers refused to cross it.


Tennessee Gov. Haslam cuts budget short

Considering the many cuts found in the Governor's budget, some wonder why he continues to spend public funds by ordering the arrest of peaceful protesters at Occupy Nashville


Wall Street occupation grows by the day

The occupation movement, which seems to have started spontaneously, reflects issues people have been concerned about for quite some time.


Occupy movement holds dance party in America's heartland

Occupy Columbus marched from their permanent site on the west lawn of the Ohio Statehouse to the Columbus Police Department to hold a dance party.


Bank of America yields to consumer outrage over $5 fee

"It was a classic David-and-Goliath fight, fueled by the growing populist outrage against the nation's financial system."


Mass Day of Action gains broad support in Oakland

Occupy Oakland's Nov. 2 mass day of action is gaining broad support from unions, community organizations and faith groups.


Occupy Memphis: Sixteen days and counting

Occupy Memphis features several caucuses devoted to women's rights, diversity, homelessness, LGBT, anti-Capitalism, and Agnosticism/Atheism. The protests have been peaceful and widely supported by the citizens of the Mid-South.


Workers United convention rallies in solidarity with Occupy Chicago

Saying that it is "time to take our country back and we will, "over 200 delegates to the Midwest Regional Joint Board Convention of Workers United declared their solidarity with Occupy Chicago on Oct. 26.

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