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.
50 people were arrested as members of OWS tried to occupy a fenced in lot known as Duarte Square which is owned by Trinity Church. The New York Times reported on Friday that this conflict between the church and protestors had been coming for weeks as well as that, owing to a land grant from colonial days, Trinity Church is a large property owner in lower Manhattan. Nobel Peace Prize Winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu, has urged Trinity to allow OWS to camp there.
Occupy Oakland is pondering their next move after their successful port shutdown.
Now that Occupy Boston has been evicted from Dewey Square, some of the activists have been bringing their message to the suburbs.
Just down I-95, a Republican congressman is asking if “political judgments” are playing a role in the Department of the Interior allowing Occupy DC to remain in McPherson Square.