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Occupy Earth: State Of The Environment Fundamentally Linked to Economic Injustice

(10) Comments | Posted March 21, 2012 | 6:03 PM

From New York to St. Louis to Los Angeles, Occupy Wall Street (OWS) will be buzzing with spring activities throughout the United States. One of its many pending actions is to join forces with the environmental movement to launch Earth Month on March 24.

Dubbed "Disrupt Dirty Power," the...

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Occupy Movement To Launch Online News Site, 'Occupy.com'

(74) Comments | Posted March 17, 2012 | 11:01 PM

After a winter of extensive planning, the Occupy movement will launch its own online news site later this month. Occupy.com, which has the associative meaning of "occupying the commons," will go online in late March, according to Michael Levitin, 35, a founding editor of an earlier Occupy newspaper,...

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Occupy the Wine Country: Movement Broadens, Embraces Latino Struggle

(0) Comments | Posted January 11, 2012 | 5:14 PM

Like the grapevines collecting energy for a spring bloom, Occupy groups in Northern California are preparing this winter to extend their reach into the Latino, business and other local communities.

Sonoma County Occupy opened 2012 with two well-attended events -- one in the streets and another inside. Around 140 people...

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In Small Town Sebastopol, Occupy Movement Stirs Hope Of Big Changes

(4) Comments | Posted December 11, 2011 | 1:43 PM

The uniformed police chief of the small California town of Sebastopol walked toward Occupy Sebastopol's decision-making General Assembly (GA). It was Veteran's Day, and many veterans, some of them homeless, had integrated with Occupy gatherings around the nation. Occupiers in larger cities might have been nervous. But the Chief carried...

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