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Occupy Wall Street 6 month anniversary met with NYPD brutality

TweetThis past Saturday was the 6-month anniversary of the protests of Occupy Wall Street in Liberty Plaza/Zuccotti Park. About 300 people had gathered, and were met by the NYPD who forcefully cleared the park. From Sarah Jaffe for Alternet: It was a beautiful scene in Zuccotti Park–clearly Liberty Plaza again–on Saturday night around 11:00. Giant [...]
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From Katie, some of the countless best of the year

Tweet1)Up with Chris Hayes drops systemic analysis on Penn State Because the post highlights a much-needed critical, thoughtful perspective, which challenges the sensationalism and irresponsible journalism which dominates our media and manages to focus on2) because Jos becomes the 438th person I know to claim Chris Hayes as her boyfriend. Chris Hayes, my morning talk [...]
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Video: Homeless family occupies forclosed home in Brooklyn

Tweet Transcript after the jump On Tuesday, with the support of neighbors, housing activists, and OWS protesters, a homeless family–Alfredo Carrasquillo, Tasha Glasgowa and their three children–took up residence in a foreclosed house in East New York. The move was part of a national day of action to mark the beginning of Occupy Our Homes, [...]
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Miley Cyrus supports Occupy Wall Street with new music video

TweetCue the inevitable eye-rolling. But I like this video. While Alyssa Rosenberg thinks it needs more context to take it “beyond generic teenaged stick-it-to-the-manism in a way that would be useful and specific,” I disagree. For many of Miley Cyrus’s devoted teen and pre-teen fans, seeing footage of police brutality at peaceful protests and hearing [...]
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Friday action highlights intersections in #OWS

TweetLast Friday, while some intrepid warriors were pushing, shoving, and pepper-spraying their ways to Black Friday deals, another group of brave people were pushing forward for a slightly different cause. Friday saw an exciting and important action¬† organized by CLAW (Clear Action by/for Women) Coalition (made up of AF3IRM, A.N.S.W.E.R, Black Women’s Blueprint, SisterSong NYC [...]
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