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Occupy Desmoines

Amid National Focus on Home Foreclosures, Iowans Point to White House

Michael J. Hunt | Posted 02.05.2012 | Politics
Michael J. Hunt

An organizing organization with strong ties to both Occupy Des Moines and Occupy Iowa chose not to participate in Tuesday's Occupy Our Homes National Day of Action out of frustration with what they called President Obama's habit of "punting on policy" they say would help resolve the financial crisis.

In Des Moines, A Few Occupiers Stand With The Many

Michael J. Hunt | Posted 12.31.2011 | Politics
Michael J. Hunt

Media attention and sheer numbers are not what will make this unique movement sustainable. The handful of individuals occupying Des Moines last week were comfortable being just a few more of the people who have stood up and asked to be counted.