BY staff | New York, NY | 9/01/12
After news of an impending store closure, workers at the 63rd Street location of Hot and Crusty Bakery called for a 24-hour picket and store occupation, saying the company deliberately withheld rent payments following a hard-fought and successful unionization drive in May 2012.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 4/09/12
About 100 rallied in front of City Hall here, April 9, and then occupied the office of Mayor R.T. Rybak, demanding a public meeting with the mayor in response to the April 7 police attack on occupiers.
BY Dee Michel | Chicago, IL | 4/08/12
1000 people took to the streets in an unpermitted march from the Chicago Board of Trade Building at Jackson and LaSalle and over to Grant Park for the April 7 Spring to Action by Occupy Chicago.
BY staff | Sacramento, CA | 3/27/12
Several dozen activists came together for an Occupy Sacramento community activist and urban outreach conference on March 24 at the SEIU United Healthcare Workers West office.
BY staff | St. Louis, MO | 3/21/12
From March 15 -18, over 100 organizers from the Midwest Occupy movement met here to discuss future plans and actions.
BY Caleb T. Maupin | New York, NY | 3/21/12
March 17 was the sixth-month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street. In the late evening, a crowd of hundreds gathered in historic Zuccotti Park, now dubbed Liberty Plaza.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 3/15/12
On March 8, President Obama signed the Federal Restricted Building and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011. This bill has been called the “anti-Occupy bill” and it specifically targets protests at national security events where the Secret Service is in charge.
BY Kosta Harlan | Durham, NC | 2/21/12
Holding signs and shaking noise-makers, about 50 people gathered outside the Durham County Detention Facility on Feb. 20. The protest brought out a diverse group of people, who held banners that read "No more prisons" and "Solidarity with prisoners everywhere." Others held placards saying, "End prisoners abuse and solitary confinement." Dozens of people honked their car horns in support as they drove past the demonstration.
BY staff | Longview, WA | 2/15/12
On Friday, members of the ILWU and the labor community named the Occupy Movement as key to the settlement reached Thursday between ILWU Local 21 and the Export Grain Terminal (EGT).
BY B.J. Murphy | Washington, D.C. | 2/01/12
In response to a call for a nationwide Occupy presence in Washington D.C., thousands joined Occupy Congress, Jan. 17.