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Liveblog: Occupy LA under assault now. Philly, too

Sigh. I was preparing a post on how much better the Los Angeles Police Department had handled themselves than the NYPD. It really looked like things were going to be civilized. But now…. UPDATE: Looks like they handled themselves well. Minimum arrests, no violence. UPDATE: Apparently Occupy Philadelphia has also been evicted. Livestream | KTLA […]

November 29th

Occupy Wall Street – Zuccotti park under assault by NYPD

Liberty Square (Zuccotti Park), home of Occupy Wall Street for the past two months and birthplace of the 99% movement that has spread across the country and around the world, is presently being evicted by a large police force. The New York City Mayor’s office issued this statement at around 1o:00 pm. “Occupants of Zuccotti should temporarily […]

November 14th

Overwhelming force arrayed against Occupy Oakland

All the signs point toward an early morning assault on Occupy Oakland. There are already a number of police arrayed at entrance and exit routes around the Frank Ogawa Plaza, with word of as many as 700 staging in the vicinity. The officers seen so far do not seem to have badge numbers. Eviction notices […]

November 14th