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Occupy Update : January 6, 2012

Contra Costa Times (Video): Occupy Oakland Protestors try to enter City hall to meet with Mayor Jean Quan, and are refused entrance by police. Protesters called for the release of the estimated 16 Occupy supporters still in jail from recent police confrontations as well as broader rights to assemble at Ogawa Plaza.

Occupy appears to be mobilizing in the New Year to assist homeowners threated by foreclosure, and gather at the home of a 79 year old retired school teacher. Members of Occupy LA and Occupy the Hood LA used the rally to call for more responsible banking More details from

Welcome 2012, What is Occupy Up to?


Occupy Update January 5, 2012

Arianna Huffington, in an opinion piece for the Chicago Tribune, writes that OWS “has changed the national conversation”.

In New Hampshire, Mitt Romney was asked by an Occupy member to explain his position that corporations are people.

Occupy Update December 30, 2011

Here are the latest developments in the Occupy Boston twitter subpoena case which UWS News has been closely monitoring. The Boston Globe reports that a Suffolk Superior Court judge has refused to quash the subpoena. According to Lisa DeCanio in, the subpoena is in many cases asking for the wrong twitter accounts (for example @OccupyBoston instead of @Occupy_Boston).

Occupy Update December 29, 2011

From the Boston Globe:  The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts is fighting on behalf of a blogger with apparent Occupy Boston ties who has been subjected to a subpoena that authorities filed through a social media site.

Up next is Occupy Congress. The Washington Post reports that a permit has been filed with the National Park Service for an event on January 17th.

Occupy Update December 28, 2011

Re: Occupy Boston, a report today says the BPD has subpoenaed accounts from Twitter, to identify the source of alleged threats made against department personnel.

Occupy Olympia and the Alliance for Global Justice are in the planning stages for the Occupy Solidarity Social Forum (OSSF) 2012 to be held February 18-19 in Olympia, WA. The purpose is to bring together Occupy protestors from across the country for “conversation, collaboration and education”.