Thursday, February 9, 2012


  • Syracuse, NY -- A whoop went up among a larger-than-usual crowd of Occupy Syracuse protesters this afternoon as an Occupy Wall Street bus rolled into the parking lot behind Perseverance Park.
  • (Syracuse Post-Standard)
  • Protesters living inside a downtown park in Newark, N.J., for nearly two months have been instructed to clear out by Thursday night, a move that could end one of the few remaining Occupy Wall Street encampments in the U.S.
  • (Wall Street Journal)
  • PORTLAND – Members of Occupy Portland spent Tuesday trying to distance their movement from the march that turned heated along SE Belmont the night before. Police arrested 10 protesters after cars and businesses were vandalized.
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  • Bernal Heights is a unique San Francisco neighborhood, known for its progressive sensibility and the bald park on the top of its hill.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Occupy LA has gone from drum circles and tent cities to meetings with high-powered bank executives.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Conservatives are coming to Washington Thursday for their annual conference, but the folks at Occupy DC want to shake things up a bit for the convention goers.
  • (CBS News)
  • An Occupy Oakland protestor shouts at Oakland police officers as they move in to confiscate audio equipment that the protestors were using without a permit in front of Oakland City Hall on Feb. 6, 2012, in Oakland, California.
  • (89.3 KPCC)
  • An uncomfortable idea is gaining traction within Londons Occupy movement. We have to learn from our mistakes, a leading figure from the Bank of Ideas told me last week. We cant be this inclusive.
  • (The Guardian)
  • Its usually the largest and most contentious education meeting of the year anyway, but when the Panel for Education Policy meets on Thursday to vote on closing dozens of schools, the protests may be the most combative yet.
  • (NY1)
  • A tent city thats among the longest-lived Occupy protest encampments is coming down as part of a new wave of eviction orders against demonstrators aligned with the movement in communities including Miami, Washington and Pittsburgh.
  • (The Christian Science Monitor)

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