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McPherson Square 'Occubarn' Appeals Planned

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 06.21.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- An Occupy DC protester who urinated from on top of a wooden "barn" during December's standoff with Park Police officers was given a $150...

Does Occupy DC Romance Endure Tent City's Demise?

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 02.25.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Does Occupy DC romance last once the tents of McPherson Square have come down? And does Occupy DC itself last once the tents have come d...

Occupy DC Is NOT Dead, Only Resting

Jerry Nelson | Posted 04.14.2012 | DC
Jerry Nelson

With the recent eviction of protesters from McPherson Square, it would be extremely easy to say that Occupy DC in the nation's capital is dead. Think again.

Jason Cherkis

Two Occupy DC Activists Remain Jailed After Police Clash | Jason Cherkis | Posted 02.07.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON--Two members of Occupy DC will remain jailed until at least Thursday on charges they assaulted police officers during Saturday's clash with...

Park Police Surround Occupy DC Camp, Search McPherson Square Tents

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.04.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Park Police officers, some on horseback and others in riot gear, surrounded the Occupy DC camp in McPherson Square with barricades ...

Police Converge On Occupy DC Site At McPherson Square

Posted 04.05.2012 | DC

By ERIC TUCKER, The Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Dozens of U.S. Park Police officers in riot gear and on horseback converged before dawn Saturday...

Arin Greenwood

Occupy DC's Preliminary Injunction Denied, Class Action Moves Forward | Arin Greenwood | Posted 02.03.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A federal court judge denied Occupy DC's request for a preliminary injunction blocking the National Park Service from evicting demonstra...

Jason Cherkis

Occupy Y'All Street: Occupy Charlotte Activist Gambles Everything On The Movement | Jason Cherkis | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

This is the fourth in a series of stories and short films on under-publicized Occupy sites. The first is here, the second is here, and the third is he...

Park Police Pledges No-Camping Compliance Checks

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.31.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Occupy Wall Street-inspired protesters in the nation's capital erected a "Tent of Dreams" in McPherson Square late Monday morning as a ...

Jason Cherkis

Occupy DC To Weigh Options After No-Camping Warning | Jason Cherkis | Posted 01.29.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- On Friday evening, Occupy activists in the nation's capital are scheduled to discuss new warnings from the National Park Service about c...

WATCH: Living Social's 'Capital Cribs: Occupy DC Edition'

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.27.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- LivingSocial's SocialStudies blog has taken its snark-streaked lens inside McPherson Square's stalwart Occupy DC encampment for a new vi...

Jason Cherkis

Occupy Wall Street Monitored By U.S. Conference Of Mayors, Emails Show | Jason Cherkis | Posted 01.26.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- After denying that they are coordinating responses to Occupy Wall Street, the U.S. Conference of Mayors recently surveyed city administr...

Arin Greenwood

Occupy DC Reacts To Planned McPherson No- Camping Enforcement | Arin Greenwood | Posted 01.24.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Occupy DC protesters at Tuesday morning's House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on their McPherson Square encampment a...

House Panel To Hold Occupy DC Oversight Hearing

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.18.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee announced Tuesday that it will hold a hearing next week about Occupy DC's McPherson ...

Occupy DC Passes Corporate Personhood Resolution

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 01.15.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Occupy DC's General Assembly passed a "corporate personhood resolution" on Saturday calling for a constitutional amendment ending the "j...

Occupy DC: We're Not Leaving McPherson Square

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.17.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray may have turned up the pressure on the federal government to remove the Occupy DC encampment fro...

Mayor Gray Wants Occupy DC Evicted From McPherson Square

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.13.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has turned up the pressure on the federal government to remove the Occupy DC encampment from McP...

Top Democrat Hits Back On Darrell Issa's Occupy DC Probe

| Posted 01.12.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) appears to be in the early stages of launching an investigation into the Department of...

Health Inspector: Occupy DC Camp Drawing More Rats

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- According to the District of Columbia's health inspector, the Occupy DC encampment in McPherson Square is experiencing worsening rodent ...

Occupy DC Files For Permanent Injunction To Protect Tent Camp

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 01.04.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Occupy DC has filed for an injunction that would permanently bar the government from dismantling the tent city in McPherson Square, wher...

Occupy DC's Wooden Structure Dismantled By Park Police

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.28.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- In an overnight action, U.S. Park Police dismantled a wooden structure Occupy DC protesters had built in McPherson Square, the scene of ...

WATCH: Head-Roc, Dead Prez Headline Occupy DC Concert

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.21.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A huddle of damp Occupy DC protesters were treated to an intimate, politically-minded performance by hip-hop artists Head-Roc and Dead P...

Keep D.C. Wal-Mart Free at Occupy D.C.

Head-Roc | Posted 02.19.2012 | DC

When I received a call from Faye Williams of Sisterspace and Books asking me to come rock at Occupy D.C. with hip-hop legends Dead Prez to do a "Keep D.C. Wal-Mart Free" presentation and rally, I eagerly replied "Yes."

Darrell Issa Seeks Answers On Occupy DC's McPherson Camping

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.13.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) has sent an letter to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar as...

Jane Smith

Occupy DC Protesters Begin Hunger Strike | Jane Smith | Posted 12.08.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Three Occupy DC protesters began a hunger strike for D.C. voting rights, full budget autonomy and full legislative autonomy at 12 noon T...