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They Can't Outlaw the Revolution
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Cecily McMillan could get up to seven years on her conviction of hitting a plainclothes policeman who grabbed her in Zuccotti Park. The persecution of the Occupy activist has become emblematic of the state's use of the courts to criminalize nonviolent dissent and try to crush new mass movements.The persecution of Occupy activist Cecily McMillan—facing up to seven years in prison—has become emblematic of the state's use of the courts to criminalize nonviolent dissent and try to crush new mass movements.

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