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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”.

Occupy Update December 27, 2011



Mayor Jean Quan tells the San Francisco Chronicle she cannot guarantee keeping the Port of Oakland open if there is another shutdown attempt by Occupy Oakland. In related news, the protestors are planning an occupation of a still unnamed building on January 28th. UWS News has previously reported that moving indoors is looking more and more like the next step to the Occupy movement.

Occupy Update December 22, 2011

Occupy the Parade of Roses : Cindy Sheehan and Michael Moore are expected to join other activists traveling to Pasadena.

Further North, The San Francisco Chronicle reports nearly half of Occupy Berkeley has left, after receiving a quit order last night.

Occupy Iowa Caucus now has a building in Des Moines to host activists and coordinate protests for the caucuses. Occupy protestors also disrupted a Newt Gingrich press event in Iowa. UWS News will continue to cover this developing story.

Occupy Update December 21, 2011

Most of the Occupy Camps are cleared (see below), and order is restored. Let's kick off today's digest with a story that Wall Street pay is likely to exceed last year's levels.

Occupy Denver was cleared by police on Monday night. During the raid the protestors set some camp structures on fire, and nine people were arrested. The city says they will not tolerate structures on public sidewalks. Last night a group from Occupy Denver heckled the mayor and disrupted an annual vigil to honor the homeless who had died on Denver's streets in the last year. Stay tuned to UWS News for any developments in this ongoing story.

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