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Day two of Occupy Darien drew only a few protesters – even fewer than day one during which eleven people showed up. That’s one for every police officer assigned to keep the peace.
There were plenty of Darien police officers on standby but few protestors at Occupy Darien. Organizer Margaret Rague has been eager to welcome anyone who might be part of the movement.
“They are part of the 99 percent like we are,” one protester said.
As officers made arrests, protesters shouted obscenities and hollered: “Make them catch you!”
Six months after opening a popular café on Wall Street, the owner is shutting it down.
Nearly 200 people arrested during Occupy Wall Street-related protests were in New York courtrooms hundreds of miles apart Wednesday, answering charges that stemmed from a march on the Brooklyn Bridge and a demonstration in a Rochester park.
Each year, Time recognizes the person or thing that has most influenced the culture and the news during the past year for good or for ill.
The once heavily occupied Zuccotti Park sits mostly empty now, a stark contrast to the Occupy Wall Street movement’s encampment that took up residence there only a few weeks ago.
New York University says it plans to offer two classes next semester on Occupy Wall Street through the school’s Department of Social and Cultural Analysis.
Protesters with the “Occupy” movement have continued to make waves nationwide, but they’ve been out of the New York City media spotlight pretty much since their encampment was swept out of Zuccotti Park.
Meanwhile, the protesters, who have not been allowed to spend the night at Zuccotti since Nov. 15, pressed for access to an alternative space owned by Trinity Church.
Several protesters calling for more funding to fight AIDS have been arrested after forming a human chain near City Hall.
The tarps and tents may be gone but the Occupy Wall Street concert series at Zuccotti Park is still going strong.
Hundreds of protesters dug into turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce as the Occupy Wall Street camp in lower Manhattan celebrated Thanksgiving.
Occupy Wall Street protesters say they’re getting ready to celebrate Thanksgiving with music performances and meals for 5,000 people.
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