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Entries by Jason Cherkis from 12/2011

Occupy Y'all Street: Occupy Atlanta Fights Foreclosure, Fannie Mae Demands Protesters' Emails

Posted 12.02.2011 | Politics

This is the second in a series of stories and short films on under-publicized Occupy sites. The first is here. Stay tuned in the coming days for more...

Occupy Protests Spread Anti-Foreclosure Message During National 'Occupy Our Homes' Action

Posted 12.06.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- In the late evening on Tuesday, Brigitte Walker welcomed Occupy Atlanta onto her property in an effort to save her Riverdale, Ga., home ...

Democratic National Convention Host Charlotte Proposes Law Aimed At Banning Occupy Encampments

Posted 12.09.2011 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- When the Democratic National Committee picked Charlotte to host its September 2012 convention, city leaders saw it as a boost to th...

Occupy Atlanta Helps Save Iraq War Veteran's Home From Foreclosure

Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a tangible victory by the Occupy movement, Occupy Atlanta has successfully helped save an Iraq War veteran from foreclosure. Acti...

Occupy Y'All Street: Three Generations Try To Escape Poverty Through Occupy Columbia

Posted 12.22.2011 | Politics

This is the third in a series of stories and short films on under-publicized Occupy sites. The first is here. The second is here. Stay tuned in the co...

Ron Paul's Racist, Homophobic Newsletters Gain New Life On Twitter

Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

With Rep. Ron Paul's rise in the Iowa polls, reporters are once again scrutinizing the congressman's old racist and homophobic newsletters. At var...

Rick Perry, 'Washington Outsider,' Spent Huge Sums At D.C. Hotspots

Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent much of his struggling presidential campaign running against one particular place -- Washington, D.C. He...

Ron Paul Writings Reveal Conspiracy Theories On Slavery, Christmas And Diet Supplements

Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas Rep. Ron Paul's old newsletters continue to dog the Republican presidential contender, even though he's disavowed the racist and h...

Before Midnight, Occupy Wall Street Activists Retake Zuccotti Park (UPDATE)

Posted 12.31.2011 | Politics

"All week! All year! We'll still be here!" "Whose park? Our park!" The chants went up 10, 20, maybe 100 deep shortly before midnight at Zuccott...