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Occupy Philadelphia

Major Occupy Court Victory -- 31 Occupy Philly Protesters Acquitted on All Charges

Rob Kall | Posted 06.30.2012 | Politics
Rob Kall

I interviewed Paul Hetznecker, one of the lead attorneys among a team of 14 lawyers who defended 31 Occupy Philly protesters who were arrested on November 30, 2011, shortly after Occupy Philly was shut down.

Philadelphia Freedom: Birthplace of the Constitution Takes Center Stage

Ellen Brown | Posted 06.09.2012 | Business
Ellen Brown

'Cause I live and breathe this Philadelphia freedom From the day that I was born I've waved the flag Philadelphia freedom took me knee-high to a man Y...

Saki Knafo

Philadelphia Convention Plans Split Occupy Movement

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 02.23.2012 | New York

In early November, Nathan Kleinman, an Occupy protester in Philadelphia, received an email from someone named Michael Pollok who said he was part of a...

Occupy Plans National Convention

AP | By PATRICK WALTERS | Posted 04.23.2012 | Business

PHILADELPHIA -- A group of protesters affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement plans to elect 876 "delegates" from around the country and hold ...

Occupy Philadelphia Protestors Continue Fight After Eviction

AP | By PATRICK WALTERS | Posted 12.02.2011 | Business

PHILADELPHIA -- Occupy Philadelphia protesters say their movement isn't over despite their eviction from the City Hall plaza where they had been encam...

Police Raid Occupy Philly Camp, Evict Protesters

AP | Posted 07.29.2013 | Business

PHILADELPHIA -- Police have begun arresting a group of roving marchers who left the Occupy Philadelphia encampment near City Hall after officers evict...

Occupy Philly Deadline Passes

AP | KATHY MATHESON and GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 01.27.2012 | Business

PHILADELPHIA — A deadline set by the city for Occupy Philadelphia to leave the site where it has camped for some two months passed without scuff...

PHOTOS: Couple Ties The Knot At Occupy Wall Street

Posted 11.14.2011 | Weddings

Occupy encampments across the nation are proving to be much like the larger cities they're built within. The pitfalls of city life -- drug abuse, viol...

Angela Davis: Power to the Imagination

Charles Howard | Posted 01.01.2012 | Black Voices
Charles Howard

After delivering a keynote address at a UPenn conference, Angela Davis marched with hundreds of others to Occupy Philly. Angela Davis taught us that the marching which covers the most ground is that which involves both the feet and the mind but most importantly the heart.

Memo to Occupy Protesters: Don't Make The Mistakes We Made in the 60s

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics
Joan E. Dowlin

Somehow the hippie movement lost its unity and credibility when it became about flower children making love and tripping out instead of what we can do together to end war and create social justice.

Occupy Philadelphia: The Birth of "Peopleism"

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics
Joan E. Dowlin

Having attended Occupy Philadelphia for a second visit Tuesday, October 18, this time with my friend, Carolyn, I was honored to hear two gifted orator...

Occupy Philadelphia: An Uplifting Experience

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics
Joan E. Dowlin

Although media types would have us believe the Occupy crowd is an angry, frustrated mob, that was not my experience at all -- at least not in Philadelphia. It was more of a celebratory atmosphere.

Poets Occupy Philadelphia in Solidarity With Occupy Wall Street

Feliz L. Molina | Posted 12.04.2011 | New York
Feliz L. Molina

Following up from last week with poet CAConrad at Occupy Wall Street, I sought out poets Debrah Morkun (author of Projection Machine From Blazevox and...