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Two years later, Occupy Columbia v. Nikki Haley drags on in federal courtnew

A three-judge panel in Richmond, Va., is likely hearing one of the last cases left in the federal court system relating to Occupy Wall Street
Charleston City Paper  |  Corey Hutchins  |  11-05-2013  |  #OCCUPY

Was Occupy Charlotte's Demise an Inside Job?new

Former members say police infiltration killed the movement.
Creative Loafing (Charlotte)  |  Ryan Pitkin  |  10-02-2013  |  #OCCUPY

Occupy Medical: What Free Universal Health Care Looks Likenew

Doctors, herbalists, nurses and volunteers from all walks of life have turned a bloodmobile into a fully functioning mobile medical unit providing free health care, prescriptions, haircuts and more to anyone and everyone who needs it. Is this the new face of Occupy?
Eugene Weekly  |  Camilla Mortensen  |  04-12-2013  |  #OCCUPY

Abandoned by the U.S. government, hurricane-ravaged Staten Island turns to the Occupy movementnew

All Veronica Skibinski wants is a yellow tag. She had one two weeks ago, so she hired a crew to gut her home in Midland Beach, four blocks from the ocean on Staten Island. Mold-covered drywall and water-logged appliances were hauled to the curb. Thousands of dollars were spent installing new heating and electrical systems.
Charleston City Paper  |  Stratton Lawrence  |  01-30-2013  |  #OCCUPY

What Next for Occupy?

It's less important to guess whether Occupy has a future than to examine how a movement with widespread public support from left and right alike devolved from nearly 2000 public encampments to its current situation: marginalization and cooption.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  07-06-2012  |  #OCCUPY

Occupy Winston-Salem protests Novant Health layoffs

About 16 people picketed across the street from Forsyth Medical Center last week to protest job cuts by the hospital’s nonprofit owner, Novant Health.
YES! Weekly  |  Jordan Green  |  06-14-2012  |  #OCCUPY

Occupy Greensboro Hunkers Down

It may not be as flashy as a protest or as visible as an encampment, but Occupy Greensboro is hunkering down to fight a prolonged struggle. With a combination of veteran organizers and freshly minted activists, the eight-month-old group has dug its heels into its regular meeting space at Glenwood Coffee & Books to take on a spread of causes, especially around energy production and housing foreclosures.
YES! Weekly  |  Eric Ginsburg  |  06-14-2012  |  #OCCUPY

Unmasking the Anarchistsnew

A revealing portrait of those who will do anything necessary to bring about change.
SF Weekly  |  Kate Conger  |  05-10-2012  |  #OCCUPY

Occupy the Trees!new

The trees are Occupied! Occupy Eugene has teamed up with the Cascadia Forest Defenders for an arboreal Occupation in the Northwest. The groups are Occupying the trees in the city and on federal forestland.
Eugene Weekly  |  Camilla Mortensen  |  04-27-2012  |  #OCCUPY

Will Occupy Oakland Embrace Strategic Nonviolence?new

A newly formed caucus hopes to show young occupiers that nonviolence is effective — and not passive. Nonviolent protesters have already proved their effectiveness in Occupy protests.
East Bay Express  |  John C. Osborn  |  03-08-2012  |  #OCCUPY

Angela Davis and Grace Lee Boggs Ponder Activism in the Age of Occupynew

The activist-scholars discuss redefining revolution at the kickoff to UC Berkeley's Empowering Women of Color Conference.
East Bay Express  |  Momo Chang  |  03-05-2012  |  #OCCUPY

Are Street Medics the Future of First Aid?new

Anarchistic, high-energy, and self-organized, street medics have been part of activist counterculture since the 1960s, and most recently, at Occupy encampments internationally.
Boston Phoenix  |  Liz Pelly  |  02-17-2012  |  #OCCUPY

Real Change is Complicated and Messynew

Progressives who criticize Occupy must offer real alternatives.
East Bay Express  |  Jay Youngdahl  |  02-15-2012  |  #OCCUPY

It's Time for the Black Bloc to Go Awaynew

Repeated violent confrontations with police are failing to move Occupy Oakland forward.
East Bay Express  |  Robert Gammon  |  02-01-2012  |  #OCCUPY

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