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The Pivotal Moments of Occupy Wall Street

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Compiled by Rebecca Chapman Aug. 23: ANONYMOUS, the hacker organization, endorses #occupywallstreet with a video promoting the upcoming Sept. 17 occupation. Until now, the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement was merely talk initiated by Adbusters, an anti-consumerist, not-for-profit organization out of Canada. Sept. 17:  Zuccotti Park, formerly referred to as Liberty Plaza Park, is “liberated” [&hellip
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American Autumn
, Part 2: Fritz Tucker’s Take on Occupy Wall Street

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For the timeline, please go to The Pivotal Moments of Occupy Wall Street A participant’s critique of Occupy Wall Street on Day 2 By Fritz Tucker New York City’s Financial District, notorious for devious deals that crash economies, has witnessed a more harmonious set of transactions since Sept. 17. Thousands of people have come together [&hellip
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American Autumn: Fritz Tucker’s critique of the Occupation of Wall Street


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Good News First New York City’s financial district, notorious for devious deals that crash economies, witnessed a more harmonious transaction last week.  Hundreds of people came together with distinct goals in mind, and shared in a more democratic, dialogic, and egalitarian cultural exchange than what is ordinarily experienced in our society.  In just twenty-four hours, [&hellip
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A Precinct Nice Enough to Show His Wife

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After chasing killers, commander settles on UWS By Max Sarinsky Christopher McCormack has spent most of the past two decades pursuing notorious criminals in some of the city’s most dangerous neighborhoods. So he may have felt a little out of place when in July, less than three months after being promoted to captain of the [&hellip
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Making His Mark on the Neighborhood

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Police officer is a one-man unit battling graffiti By Gavin Aronsen For the past 14 years, Officer David Echevarria has been with the New York Police Department, where he investigates gang-related graffiti activity. He’s based in the 24th Precinct in Manhattan’s Upper West Side, but using a computer database of citizen complaints and police write-ups, [&hellip
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DOT, NYPD ANNOUNCE SAFETY INITIATIVES

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By Dan Rivoli The commissioners for the Department of Transportation and the NYPD announced new safety initiatives at the Broadway-West 71st Street-Amsterdam Avenue intersection Oct. 21. There will be an increase in police enforcement to crack down on speeding cars, drivers that fail to yield to pedestrians and bicyclists that disobey traffic laws. The city [&hellip
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