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Entries by Nathan Schneider from 09/2011

Those Hoping to "Seize DC" Have to Wait for October

| Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics

Even as the last of the 1,252 people arrested in front of the White House in opposition to the tar sands pipeline were being handcuffed and processed, another group planning to make trouble in the capital decided to bide its time.

Arrests During Test Run for #OccupyWallStreet

| Posted 09.12.2011 | New York

The test-run demonstrators were arrested despite citing the law to the police. They were within their rights. Eight were released that night and, inexplicably, one more was held until the next day. All charges were dropped.

Tahrir on Wall Street

| Posted 09.13.2011 | New York

There is, it seems, something in the air these days. Lots of us aren't so persuaded that what passes for politics on cable news lately has the common good at heart.

Who Will Occupy Wall Street on September 17?

| Posted 09.14.2011 | New York

What's drawing people to Wall Street on Saturday sometimes seems to be an aesthetic more than anything, a longing to see Wall Street full of the people whose concerns its operations have been blind to, and who are ready to get their due.