Occupy News

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!"

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 BostonInno.com, 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”.

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.

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