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Live: McPherson Square

Seven protesters were arrested after a pre-dawn raid on the Occupy D.C. camp in McPherson Square on Saturday, with dozens of police clearing away tents, debris and some dead rodents.

'The End Of The Beginning'

Mayor Villaraigosa did us all a favor. His massive police raid on Occupy L.A. provided a few clarifications that will prove important as this movement moves forward, which it most certainly will. First, he could not have more powerfully confirmed Occupy’s critique of the corruption of our political system. It doesn’t matter if the mayor is a white, billionaire media mogul a la Bloomberg or a working-class Chicano with deep roots in the local labor movement...

#OccupyBoston Evicted, 46 Arrested

On December 10, 2011 at 5 am Occupy Boston’s Dewey Square encampment was raided by the Boston Police Department and other officials. Police arrested 46 peaceful protesters on the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway just two days after Mayor Thomas

'Anonymous' Hackers Target LAPD

L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and LAPD Chief Charlie Beck's glowing review of police performance during last week's raid of Occupy L.A. hasn't convinced everyone. Via: The hacker group @CabinCr3w sent out a Twitter message Dec. 5 that

#OccupySF Given 5 Minute Warning To Clear Camp

Protesters at Justin Herman plaza encampment, the former home of Occupy San Francisco, awoke to find police in riot gear circling the camp, and reported that officers gave them about five minutes to pick up their belongings and get out. About 30 were arrested during the raid, with another 30 or so arrested while blocking Market Street after the police action. Roughly 10 more were taken into custody during a second blockage of market.

#OccupySF: Live Stream Police Raid And Arrests Now

Just waking up to Occupy San Francisco being raided and facing arrests, and honest to jeebus, it appears that the police are taking a coffee and doughnut break! Someone is passing around trays of what appear to be fresh glazed donuts. Doughnuts and tear gas...there's a combo.

#OccupyLA: Photographer Beaten By LAPD During Raid

A photographer on the scene of Occupy LA during the LAPD raid on the encampment, identified by L.A. Now as Tyson Heder, 35, was taking pictures of the eviction, when a police officer shoved him away. The video shows Heder then standing up,