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Los Angeles To Evict Occupy Camp On Monday

via Mary Slosson, Chicago Tribune Hundreds of anti-Wall Street protesters who have been camped in front of Los Angeles’ City Hall for nearly two months will be evicted on Monday, city officials said on Friday. “We’re asking the participants in the Occupy LA encampment to pack their belongings and leave in an orderly manner,” Los … Continue reading

At Least 70 Arrested As Police Clear NYC Occupy Wall Street Camp

via Colleen Long and Verena Dobnik, AP, TIME Hundreds of police officers in riot gear raided Zuccotti Park early Tuesday, evicting dozens of Occupy Wall Street protesters from what has become the epicenter of the worldwide movement protesting corporate greed and economic inequality. About 70 people were arrested, including some who chained themselves together, while … Continue reading

Oakland Police Union Calls For End To Occupy Camp

via Dan Whitcomb, Reuters Anti-Wall Street protesters in Oakland rejected a call by the California city’s police union on Friday for them to leave their encampment, creating the potential for a showdown. The police request came one day after a man was shot to death near their protest site. But Occupy Oakland demonstrators said the … Continue reading

Oakland Cops Hospitalize Another Iraq War Vet With Lacerated Spleen

via Max Read, Gawker Let’s all give a big “thanks” to the heroes of the Oakland Police Department, who have now hospitalized two veterans of the Iraq War in the last week as part of their ongoing project to look like the worst police department in the country! Bar owner Kayvan Sabeghi, a 32-year-old former … Continue reading

Police Violence Sparks General Strike Idea Within ‘Occupy Wall Street’

via Kenneth Rapoza, Forbes The Occupy Wall Street movement is going for broke following a rash of police violence reports, especially one in Oakland, California this week. The adhoc headquarters at Adbusters magazine in Vancouver said the movement is testing the waters with its roughly 93,000 list serve members to gauge interest in calling for … Continue reading

Mayor Quan, Under Attack, Changes Course On Occupy Oakland

via Shoshana Walter, The Bay Citizen Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, under attack from inside and outside her administration, announced late Wednesday that Occupy Oakland can return to the plaza in front of City Hall, an abrupt reversal that followed a night of street violence Tuesday and widespread criticism over her handling of the crisis. As … Continue reading

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