Weekly Round-Up: Actions, events and Occupy in the news.
This Saturday, June 8th, Occupy Solidarity with #OccupyGeziNYC. Join us in Liberty Plaza to gather in common cause with the Taksim Square movement and the people of Turkey.
Occupy Wall Street protesters arrive at Liberty Plaza in solidarity with Turkey.
On June 1st, Occupy Wall Street is coming home. Join us at Liberty Plaza for a celebration of all we've done on the first nice Saturday of summer, and recommit to all we still have left to do together!
Our eviction from Liberty Plaza on Nov. 15th 2011 has only strengthened our resolve. The winter has passed and we are still on Wall Street. We are occupying the steps of Federal Hall. We have occupied the sidewalks of Wall Street and we promise to continue to challenge the unjust power of Wall Street. Join us this Friday April 27th and invite others...
Less than two days after the NYCLU demanded that Brookfield Properties remove the barricades preventing the public from accessing Zuccotti Park, the property management company has done just that. Earlier this evening, the barricades were removed and stacked off to the sides, permitting visitors to enter the park.
Third Eye Blind and Jackson Browne, who are both currently on tour, announced they were performing for Occupy Wall Street on Wednesday night. Organizers said they were not seeking publicity for the tour, but rather have been genuinely inspired by the movement.
After ordering the eviction of protesters from Zuccotti Park, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday explained that the park would temporarily remain closed due to a court order that restrained the city from closing the park. A ruling
Literally at the very moment that Mayor 1 percent himself was beginning an early morning press conference to defend the even earlier morning raid and destruction of the Occupy Wall Street encampment at Zucotti Park, an early rising judge ordered that Bloomberg could not unilaterally usurp the Constitution.
Early Tuesday morning, riot gear clad NYPD surrounded Zucotti Park, then moved in what appears to be a desperate attempt to clear the area of protesters, their tents, personal belongings, as well as any and all traces that the birthplace of the "Occupy" movement that has swept the nation ever existed at all.