Wednesday, February 29, 2012


  • It isn't every day that a reporter gets to sit in on a high-stakes policy meeting in New York's financial district, but that's exactly what I did on a balmy evening in late February at 60 Wall Street, the U.S. headquarters of Deutsche Bank AG.
  • (Businessweek)
  • NEW YORK -- Thousands of U.S. college students will walk out of class Thursday in a coordinated day of protest against what may be another year of significant higher education budget cuts by state legislatures.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Police officers guarding the site said that clearing out the camp of tents took about four hours. Bailiffs arrived around midnight to remove tents after protesters' challenge to an eviction order was rejected by a judge.
  • (Wall Street Journal)
  • The New York Times reports that the Occupy London Stock Exchange camp, which had actually parked itself outside St.
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  • Demonstrators occupied part of the main plaza of the KFC Yum Center Wednesday evening. It was the first protest from Occupy Louisville after a weekend confrontation with police.
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  • From across the ocean, of course weve been watching the eviction of Occupy London from St Pauls. I was sorry that the City of London tore down an oasis of political speech.
  • (The Guardian)
  • MUSKEGON – A summit for the "Occupy movement" is scheduled for Saturday in Muskegon, home to two Occupy groups. The Ninth Michigan Inter-Occupational Summit is set to begin at 2 p.m.
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  • Calling it a "collusion with [a] system of injustice," Occupy protesters called for the Whitney Museum to end its influential Biennial exhibition by 2014.
  • (Washington Post)
  • PORTLAND -- Vandals broke windows overnight Tuesday at a Starbucks and banks in a complex of businesses in the Hollywood business district, and a bank in Southeast Portland. Windows were smashed at a Starbucks, Key Bank and U.S.
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  • NEW YORK (AP) — A noisy Occupy Wall Street march in Manhattan has grown to about 200 people. About 60 to 70 protesters initially gathered Wednesday morning outside Pfizer (FY-zur) offices. The group grew to about 200 as it marched around midtown.
  • (MySanAntonio)

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