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The Story Of How A Journalist Got Arrested At The Anniversary Of OWS

http://blog.thephoenix.com

"The Full Story Of How A Boston Journalist Got Arrested On Some Bullshit At The Anniversary Of Occupy Wall Street" - I wasn't supposed to be sitting in a bar, my right elbow bent like a bastard, on the night of September 17, 2012. It was the anniversary of Occupy Wall Street – a movement I've been covering for about a year – and the plan was to be out in the streets, tweeting, taking pictures, and scribbling obscenities in my notepad. That's what I do. I'm a reporter. It's my fucking job.....

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Created by Deslock Darkstar 1 year 48 weeks ago – Made popular 1 year 48 weeks ago
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Outlawing Occupy: H.R. 347 Makes Free Speech A Felony

http://open.salon.com

Euphemistically titled the "Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act" and referred to by our corporate-controlled mainstream media as a "non-controversial bill", a more truthful moniker for HR 347 would be the "First Amendment Rights Eradication Act".

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Phoenix P.D. Overcharges Taxpayers $160k for Occupy Protests

http://dbphoenixcriminallawyer.com

Out of all of the cities with Occupy movements, the cost per arrest in Phoenix was the highest - taxpayers spent $4,430 per. If this math is correct, each officer got around $8,000 in overtime for 72 hours of police work to protect the city from just 40 protestors. Who does this benefit? Not Phoenicians. Additional coverage at the San Francisco Chronicle here: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2012/02/08/prweb9168446...

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U.S falls to 47th in press freedom rankings after Occupy crackdown

http://www.dailymail.co.uk

Sweeping protests around the world made it an extremely difficult year for the media, and tested journalists as never before, the annual report into press freedom reveals. The annual report by Reporters Without Borders shows the United States fell 27 points on the list due to the many arrests of journalists covering Occupy Wall Street protests.

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2011 Year in Review

http://www.freepatriot-press.com

Much like years past, 2011 has seen it's share of ups and downs, natural and unnatural disasters, more freedoms were taken away than gained & governments at all levels expanded their authority. Here's to a more freedom in 2012 & beyond!

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OWS: How Much Do They Know About The Government They Are Protesting?

http://deskofbrian.com

MRCTV went down to Zuccotti Park and asked three of these questions to the protesters. The video below features their answers.

The questions asked were:

1. What is the Dodd-Frank Act?

2. Who is the Chairman of the Federal Reserve?

3. Who is Elizabeth Warren?

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Occupy Wall Street vs the Tea Party

http://www.examiner.com

Anyone else tired of the media attacking protesters based on one or two signs? Tired of hearing people chastise a movement that they have never interacted with? It happens to both the Occupy movement and the Tea Party movement.

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Who protests for more authority?

http://www.examiner.com

In every instance, I side with the People on the street, even when unpopular, against the seemingly obvious shared enemy: any and all authority backed by force.

But when an enemy goes unidentified or more authority is offered as an answer, I'm out. And at this point, I have a few thoughts to share.

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Kevin Carson Calls on Libertarians to Support OWS Protesters

http://c4ss.org

Kevin Carson calls out most libertarians who snarkily deride and attack the Occupy Wall Street movement, asking them (as suggested in the title of his C4SS piece), "Whose side are you on?"

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99% Wrong Occupy DC

http://lewrockwell.com

The children – dozens of them at first, then hundreds – gathered in downtown Manhattan on September 17 to change the world. For better or worse, they’re still there. They may even be multiplying.

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