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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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Impressions with an OWS Organizer

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By Rebecca Chapman From the goals of Occupy Wall Street to its public relations problem, I sat down with an anonymous OWS organizer to discuss their impressions of the movement thus far and what they see as the next step. First, why don’t you want to be identified? I don’t want to use my name [&hellip
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Happy Anniversary Occupy Wall Street!

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Today marks the one-month anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street protest. On September 17th, exactly one month ago, protesters rallied in Lower Manhattan, marched to Zuccotti Park, and did not leave. One month later they are not only still there but the protest has also become global, gained the support of unions, and much much [&hellip
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Protesters successfully avert clearing of Zuccotti Park

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The Occupy Wall Street encampment was in serious jeopardy last night; Mayor Bloomberg, at Brookfield Office Properties’ request, announced that the city would attempt to clean Zuccotti Park at 7am this morning and that once the cleaning was completed protesters would no longer be allowed to have sleeping bags in the park, or even lie [&hellip
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