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!"

Video : Occupy Prepares to Defend/Leave Boston Encampment

 

"Whether people thought this was a negative thing that happened, or a positive thing, it's a mark in history...Something happened." William Krause, Occupy Boston

"I've learned that there are a lot of other people out there who feel the same way...and that people are waking up." Emma O'Brien, Occupy Boston

Will this be the post-script to the Occupy Boston encampment??

 

Occupy Update December 9, 2011

Occupy Update December 8, 2011



BREAKING NEWS: Suffolk Superior Court Judge Frances McIntyre ruled against Occupy Boston, saying they have no right to stay indefinitely in Dewey Square. The Boston Herald says the city is already making plans to remove the protestors, who vow to fight any such effort, this weekend. UWS News will stay on top of this rapidly developing story.

Occupy Update December 7, 2011


Siddhartha Mahanta writes in Mother Jones that President Obama is starting to talk about the same issues that OWS has been raising.


Boston Mayor Thomas Menino says that Occupy Boston should focus on a certain issue and bring it to the politicians in Washington, DC. The Boston Globe says the encampment is raising important free speech issues.

Occupy Update December 6, 2011



Occupy Boston was rebuffed in their attempt to bring a fireproof, winterized tent to their Dewey Square camp. The protestors claim they are not receiving clear answers from the city about why the tent was not allowed.


Occupy Our Homes will hold events today in at least 25 cities to protest the foreclosure crisis.

Occupy Update December 5, 2011



The camp at Occupy Portland in Oregon was cleared by police on Saturday night. The protestors regrouped and marched on Sunday to several other locations in an attempt to set up tents. UWS News will stay on top of this developing story.


In another developing story, police and Occupy DC continue their standoff over a wooden structure the protestors set up at their camp in McPherson Square. So far 31 protestors have been detained by the police.

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