Wednesday November 13, 2019
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BY staff | New York, NY | 10/14/11
Thousands of supporters showed up early on Friday, Oct. 14 to foil an attempt to dislodge the Occupy Wall Street protesters from their Zuccotti Park location in the Manhattan financial district. The pretext was that a ‘cleanup’ of the site was needed. The park has been kept clean all along.
BY staff | New York, NY | 10/14/11
Organizers at Occupy Wall Street are claiming victory this morning, Oct. 14, as City Hall backed down on its threat to clear out Zuccotti Park, supposedly for ‘cleaning.’
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 10/14/11
About 1500 people marched and rallied here, Oct. 8, to demand an end to U.S. wars and occupations. The protest coincided with the ten year anniversary of the invasion of Afghanistan. Chanting, "We are the 99%!" and "Occupy Chicago, troops home now!" the protest joined with Occupy Chicago.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 10/13/11
About 75 protesters rallied outside of U.S. Senator Ron Johnson’s office at the Federal Courthouse here.
BY staff | New York, NY | 10/13/11
“We are determined to remain united and to stay,” states Tracy Molm, a participant in Occupy Wall Street. Molm is one of the 1000+ protesters in Zuccotti Park Thursday night, Oct. 13. City authorities say they will start ‘cleaning’ the park Friday morning.
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 David Hoskins | Washington, D.C. | 10/11/11
Protesters converged on Washington, D.C. the weekend of Oct. 8-9. Events organized by October 2011/Stop the Machine and Occupy D.C. were held at Freedom Plaza and McPherson Square.
BY Fernando Figueroa | Gainesville, FL | 10/10/11
The ongoing Occupy Wall Street protests finally reached here on Oct. 5. Working people and students from across Gainesville converged on the downtown farmers market to hold the first Occupy Gainesville assembly.
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”.
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