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Brooklyn Bridge Arrests

Matt Sledge

Major Occupy Wall Street Lawsuit Dismissed | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.24.2015 | Politics

NEW YORK -- In a surprising about-face, a federal appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit brought by Occupy Wall Street demonstrators against the New Yo...

Matt Sledge

Brooklyn Bridge Mass Arrest Lawsuit Can Proceed, Appeals Court Rules | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.22.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Hundreds of people arrested on the Brooklyn Bridge in the early days of the Occupy Wall Street protests can proceed with their lawsuit aga...

Compañeros of the Word: Toward a Literacy of Rebellion

Greg Ruggiero | Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics
Greg Ruggiero

As of the time of this writing, authorities have arrested more than 7,730 people at events and actions organized by Occupy movement. I was among the 700 people subjected to a mass arrest on the Brooklyn Bridge on October 1, 2011.

October 1, 2011: The Day the Future Crossed a Bridge

Will Bunch | Posted 12.25.2011 | Books
Will Bunch

Here's what the elites don't get. The Occupy protests aren't even about a political demand or agenda in a conventional inside-the-Beltway sense. The occupation itself is the message.

A Tree Grows in Wall Street

David Freid | Posted 12.05.2011 | Los Angeles
David Freid

Will LA have a Brooklyn Bridge? The people of NY are occupying under more challenging conditions than we of sunny SoCal. And there's rain on the horizon. I don't mean that metaphorically; there is literally rain in the forecast.

Matt Sledge

Did NYPD Trick Protesters Into Getting Arrested? No. | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.03.2011 | New York

In the wake of Saturday's 744 arrests on the Brooklyn Bridge, some on the internet claimed that those who entered the span's main roadway were fooled ...

Jason Cherkis

'It Was Pandemonium': One Eyewitness Account Of The Mass Arrests | Jason Cherkis | Posted 12.01.2011 | Business

Joshua Stephens, 33, had joined the protest march and had ended up on the Brooklyn Bridge. He managed to avoid being one of the 500 or so penned in by...