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BY Chris Getowicz | Minneapolis, MN | 10/15/11
Over 50 students from around the state gathered at the Occupy Minnesota site here, Oct. 13. They came together to speak to the struggles of students burdened by crippling debts, challenged by inequalities and struggling to get an education in a system corrupted by corporate interests.
BY Brad Sigal | Minneapolis, MN | 10/12/11
Around two hundred people marched from the OccupyMN People’s Plaza to nearby TCF Bank Tower, Oct. 11. Marchers chanted “The banks got bailed out, people got sold out!” and “ho ho hey hey, make the rich pay!”
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/11/11
Clyde Bellecourt of the American Indian Movement (AIM) organized a rich and moving Indigenous People’s day ceremony of speakers, dancing and drumming for OccupyMN at the People’s Plaza, Oct 10.
BY Brad Sigal | Minneapolis, MN | 10/10/11
Occupy Minnesota, which began on October 7 in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement, continues it’s ongoing protest presence in People’s Plaza in downtown Minneapolis (the plaza between 5th & 6th Street and 3rd & 4th Avenue). Each day brings more support and more actions. The main theme of OccupyMN is “people before profits”.
BY staff | Minneaoplis, MN | 10/08/11
The official kickoff rally started at 5:30 p.m. As people poured in after work, the crowd swelled to more than a thousand.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/05/11
With the theme of “People before profits” and inspired by the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York, a similar occupation will start on Friday, Oct. 7 at 9:00 a.m. in Minneapolis.
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