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Occupy Wall Street

May 19, 2014 — Cecily McMillan was convicted earlier this month of elbowing a police officer during her arrest at an OWS rally in March 2012.
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Apr 11, 2013 — Also: A new T.C. Boyle short story; the problem with the "death" of print; and Maya Angelou speaks with The Daily Beast.
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Sep 17, 2012 — The one-year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement brought rallies and arrests Monday, as protesters marched in New York and other cities. More than 100 arrests were reported in New York, where activists marched near the city's stock exchange.
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Jul 25, 2012 — Law experts say the abuses by New York City Police have gone almost entirely unpunished. They calling for NYPD to take bold steps to address the problems.
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Jun 11, 2012 — Adbusters.org ignited the Occupy Wall Street movement. Now it says the "first generation is succumbing to an insidious institutionalization and ossification that could be fatal to our young spiritual insurrection." It has a plan.
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May 16, 2012 — The New York University student was accused of disorderly conduct, but the video showed him breaking no laws. In a twist, the student had actually been working on a project aimed at portraying police in a better light.
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May 1, 2012 — Protests are underway in both coasts, from New York to Los Angeles.
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Feb 24, 2012 — Occupy Wall Street says its General Assembly never approved the national convention and plans for it "blatantly contradict" the movement's autonomous principles.
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Feb 22, 2012 — Some of the Occupy protesters who famously got face fulls of pepper spray last November on the campus of University of California Davis have taken their case against the school to federal court.
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Feb 9, 2012 — On today's TOTN: who's telling the truth about the war in Afghanistan? Historian Noah Andre (Andy) Trudeau needs your help in his search for Abraham Lincoln. The evolution of the Occupy Wall Street movement. And can you review music in 140 characters or less?
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