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New York Police Trash Occupy Wall Street

Nov 15, 2011
Hundreds of New York police officers rolled into Zuccotti Park just after 1 am Tuesday with a dump truck and orders to clear the park, arrest the defiant and throw away their possessions (more)Hundreds of New York police officers rolled into Zuccotti Park just after 1 a Tuesday with a dump truck and orders to clear the park, arrest the defiant and throw away their possessions.
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A Message From Scott Olsen

Nov 14, 2011
The young Iraq War veteran who was hospitalized after Oakland police attacked Occupy protesters in the city is still working to get his speech back, but he is able to write and he posted on Google+: "I'm feeling a lot better, with a long road in front of me. … You'll be hearing more from me in the near future and soon enough we'll see you in our streets!"The young Iraq War veteran is still working to get his speech back, but he is able to write and he posted on Google+: "I'm feeling a lot better, with a long road in front of me. … "

Careful What You Tweet For

Nov 12, 2011
A federal judge ordered Twitter to reveal user data for a WikiLeaks case; and two questions arise in the media: Were J. Edgar Hoover and Clyde Tolson lovers, and how will the Occupy movement respond to the 2012 presidential elections? These discoveries and more after the jump.

Robert Reich and Robert Scheer at Occupy L.A. Teach-In

Nov 10, 2011
Last weekend former Labor Secretary Reich and Truthdig Editor Scheer, who, in his own words, got a little wound up, were among the luminaries teaching in at the Occupy LA encampmentLast weekend the former labor secretary, along with Truthdig's editor, were among the luminaries teaching in at the Occupy L.

Occupy Wall Street Organizer Puts L.A. in the Hot Seat

Nov 9, 2011
Everyone moves to Los Angeles eventually, so it was only a matter of time before the epicenter of the occupation movement, which has shifted at times between New York and Oakland, would find its way to La-La Land David DeGraw, who is said to have coined "we are the 99 percent" and was among the first campers in Zuccotti Park, told (more).