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 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.

Occupy Update December 19, 2011


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 Update December 16, 2011



Justin Elliott examines the balance sheet of OWS in Salon. You can find the information on the Accounting Working Group here.


What's next for Occupy Boston? The Boston Phoenix says it includes working with coalitions.

Occupy Update December 15, 2011


A Manhattan judge refused to throw out dozens of summonses given to some of the 200 OWS protestors in court today.


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.

Occupy Update December 14, 2011


Occupy Baltimore is the latest group to be evicted, but The Baltimore Sun says they were successful in raising important issues.


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.

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