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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!"

February 13, 2012 : Palin Mic-Checked, Occupy On the Move


Occupy DC mic-checked Palin's “cherry on top” Sunday Speech to CPAC and were greeted as expected. The group made their statement outside the hall, reading the “occupy declaration.”

February 9, 2012 : Occupy Ideas Advance as Camps Shut Down


The Anonymous collective has issued a video warning to protesters using so called “black bloc tactics,” promising to reveal their identities should they continue to interfere with the Occupy movement.

Specifically, spooky voice chastises Black Bloc for “hiding behind the banner of Occupy” and being “agent provocateurs.”  IBTimes.co.uk

February 8, 2012 : Occupy Foreclosure Meets With Wells Fargo

Don't fool yourself into believing Occupiers aren't having an impact. Latest vid from insideoutnews.org describes a meeting that took place last night between Wells Fargo and Occupy Foreclosure. An activist who was present nails the issue exactly in ascribing significance to the fact the bankers felt they had to meet.

February 7, 2012 : We're Sticking Up for You - Occupy Crashes Tax Session


Occupy Wall Street came to Northhampton, MA and participated in a rally for the 99 percent that brought several parties together in the city's Pulaski Park. Local and national concerns were vented by the protesters. Dailycollegian.com

Elsewhere in Massachusetts, the Boston Globe has coverage of Somerville, MA, where Occupy is said to have gone grassroots. Boston.com

Occupy Update February 6, 2012 :

Occupy DC protesters continued their standoff by lashing out at polcie trying to clear Macpherson Square in DC. Hard to say what's happening on the outside looking in, but it doesn't appear all that productive. Cops moved in on a second Occupy encampment, this one at Freedom Plaza, but reported a “different dynamic” that involved “more self-policing.” Washington Post

Amidst the fracas, Chris Hedges takes on what he terms the Cancer of Occupy, the so called Black Bloc. Truthdig.com

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