Lawsuit Filed Against NYPD Over Occupy Actions

May 7, 2012

An organization of journalists and even city council members are suing the NYPD over first ammendment violations during recent Occupy Wall Street protests in Zucotti Park. The suit would request federal oversight of the New York City policy department policies.

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Judge Sides With Protestors/Media in UC Davis Pepper Spray Incident

April 4, 2012

An Alameda County Superior Court Judge ruled this week that attempts to block the report of the November pepper-spray incident at UC Davis were overreaching and not in line with the intent of legislators when crafting laws to protect the privacy of police officers. The report will be released to the public, with only some […]

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Occupy Protesters Back in Zuccotti Park, NYPD Still Suspected of Excessive Force

March 21, 2012

Last Saturday night, protesters returned to Zuccotti Park to mark six months since the movement first occupied that area. By the following morning, 74 people had been arrested, according to the Wall Street Journal, and several protesters and a few police officers had suffered injuries. In other words, it was business as usual for the Occupy New […]

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400 Occupy Oakland Protestors Arrested Over Tumultuous Saturday

February 1, 2012

A series of Occupy Oakland protests and gatherings occurred over the weekend, many of them very volatile. In the end, close to 400 people were arrested, many were injured, and destruction seemed to be left in their wake.

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Occupy and Other Protests Leave Many with Criminal Records

January 17, 2012

When you are passionate about a cause, you often don’t think of the repercussions of your actions. Sometimes you do, but when you care enough, you take on those risks as par for the course. It’s part of the adrenaline, the rush of standing up for something you believe in no matter the cost.

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Occupy Wall Street Roundup

December 28, 2011

Faces of the 99% [part 5] 10 Ultra-Rich Congresspeople Who ‘Represent’ Some of the Most Financially Screwed Districts Members of Congress have only gotten richer over the last 25 years, while their constituents have gotten poorer. The hard times that most Americans continue to experience don’t seem to be making an impact on their representatives in Washington. […]

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Occupy Wall Street Roundup

December 27, 2011

D.O.J. Wants To Criminalize Uploading You Tube Videos The U.S. Department of Justice is defending computer hacking laws that make it a crime to use a fake name on Facebook or lie about your weight in an online dating profile at a site like Match.com. In a statement obtained by CNET that’s scheduled to be delivered […]

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Occupy Wall Street Roundup

December 21, 2011

Mythbuster Adam Savage: Anti-piracy bill would ‘destroy the Internet’ The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and its sister bill in the Senate, the PROTECT IP Act, are not very popular right now, thanks in large part to a growing outcry from some of the strongest voices on the Internet, from the founders of Google, Reddit, […]

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Occupy Wall Street Roundup

December 20, 2011

United States of Martial Law Wikileaks: Obama Secretly Worked To Protect Bush From War Crimes Prosecution One of the little reported details from the latest batch of Wikileaks material are cables showing that the Obama Administration worked hard behind the scenes not only to prevent any investigation of torture in the United States but shutdown […]

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Occupy Wall Street Roundup

December 15, 2011

Occupy Wall Street now classified as terrorist group – just like Al Qaeda photo credit: Eneas As I previously reported, the US Army is being mobilized to crush Occupy Wall Street and the recent passage of the National Defense Authorization Act opens the door for the military to arrest and detain American citizens indefinitely without […]

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