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INVESTIGATION INTO NYPD CONDUCT WITH OCCUPY WALL STREET

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Breaking News

NADLER CALLS FOR FULL INVESTIGATION OF NYPD CONDUCT ON OWS   Jerrold Nadler, congressman and Occupy Wall Street supporter, is asking for a full investigation of law enforcements conduct toward peaceful protestors and media persons at Zuccotti Park and the Brooklyn Bridge march.  In a letter to the Attorney General, Nadler insists that on several [&hellip
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Celeb Musicians Continue to Visit Zuccotti Park

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By Marissa Maier Singer-Songwriter Jackson Browne, known for tunes like “Take it Easy” and “Somebody’s Baby,” joined Stephen Jenkins, front man of alt-rock band Third Eye Blind on Thursday, Dec. 1, to croon for the Occupy Wall Street protestors at the site of their former encampment in Lower Manhattan. Jenkins opted for an acoustic set [&hellip
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Movement Remains Despite Cleanup

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Arts & Film, Breaking News

Nearly two days shy of its two-month anniversary, the encampment at Zuccotti Park dubbed Occupy Wall Street (OWS) was cleared out by members of the New York Police Department in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Nov. 15. At a press conference later in the day, Mayor Michael Bloomberg noted that health and safety concerns [&hellip
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St. Mark’s Bookshop Secures Lease Reduction

Written by admin on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

FINANCIAL DISTRICT UPDATES FROM OCCUPY WALL STREET • According to NY1, organizers of Occupy Wall Street have set up a military tent to create a safe space for female protestors sleeping in the movement’s home base in Zuccotti Park. The safety of female protestors was recently called into question after two confirmed cases of sexual [&hellip
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SAFETY CONCERNS ARISE AT OWS

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Wall Street OWS MASS LETTER DELIVERY Organized by OccupyTheBoardRoom.org and OWS Direct Action, a mass march took place on Friday, Oct. 28. Protesters, including foreclosure victims, unemployed New Yorkers and students with debt, split into two groups and marched from Bryant Park, delivering letters “from the 99 percent to the 1 percent” at the headquarters [&hellip
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Coalition for a New Village Hospital Joins OWS for #Occupy St. Vincent’s

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Blog, Breaking News

The Coalition for a New Village Hospital will join with #Occupy Wall Street and several other organizations for a massive #Occupy St. Vincent’s march which will start at Zuccotti Park and end up at the site of St. Vincent’s Hospital on Wednesday October 26, 2011 to demand that a hospital be restored to the site [&hellip
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OWS’s Eventful Weekend

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Blog

Over the weekend Occupy Wall Street had a diverse array of actions, events, and protests. Since the movement has now spread all over the country as well as the world, the actions of OWS in Zuccotti Park are no longer the other news-worthy events. On Friday Parents for Occupy Wall Street hosted a family sleepover [&hellip
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