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UWS Digital News covers all the Occupy News of the day, from East Coast to West, and around the globe, and rolls it up in one big Occupy News Digest for you, dear readers. We try to identify significant Occupy trends so you're always in the loop about what's coming next from Occupy and how it impacts working people and organized labor in the United States and beyond. "We Cover those who Cover Occupy!"

March 16, 2012 : With Focus on Midwest, Occupy Rallies Nation-Wide

March 15, 2012 : Raw Footage of Occupy Miami Raid

 

"Another Day in the Life of Occupy Protester:" OccupierLoki

Occupy Miami experienced a “militarized law enforcement” raid on their “safe house" at Overton after their plans to rally were busted up by riot police. Raw footage with commentary, above.

According to YouTube poster OccupierLoki :

March 14, 2012 : Occupy New Haven Stand Off, SXSW Draws Attention

 

 

Tensions and anticipation on both sides as today is the official deadline for Occupy New Haven who released a list of demands yesterday. Protesters have filed legal appeals and created a barricade around the camp. wtnh.com A call has gone out to other Occupy supporters via social media and “reinforcements” are said to be on the way. New Haven Independent


March 13, 2012 : Occupy Fights Foreclosures, Gore Urges Action at SouthXSouthwest




National : Occupy Atlanta protesters in Atlanta upped the ante by staging protests at several Chase Banks yesterday , leading to multiple arrests. Police allege paint was thrown and operations at the banks were disrupted, by placing locks on entrance doors and vehicles blocking the atm drive-thru. The civil disobedience was supposedly designed to get the bank to place a “moratorium on foreclosures.” ajc.com

March 12, 2012 : Police Surveillance of OWS, ArcelorMittal Update



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Independence doesn't always pay : the Village Voice highlights an internal doc that says OWS will be “out of money in three weeks.” OWS' press team downplayed the report, saying they've “done a lot with a little” and funds “always go up and down.” No word if the funds situation will cause the group to look to Russell Simmons and Ben Cohen for their offer of financial support.

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