Occupy Philly

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Cops Storm Occupy LA, Arrest 200

Ditto that in Philly, with 50 arrests

(Newser) - More than 1,000 police officers moved in late last night to clear out the Occupy LA encampment on the lawn of City Hall. Police swarmed into the camp from several directions and began dismantling tents as protesters chanted, reports the Los Angeles Times . By early this morning, the site... More »

Occupy LA Camp Gets Reprieve

Occupy Philly protest still calm as well

(Newser) - The Occupy LA encampment got a stay of execution this morning—though a few arrests have been reported beyond the boundaries of City Hall Park. Two hours after protesters defied city hall's order to vacate the park by 12:01am, lawyer and Occupy supporter Jim Lafferty told Reuters he... More »

Can Occupy Survive Without Zuccotti Park?

Plus, an update on yesterday's arrests

(Newser) - What’s the future of an Occupy movement that doesn't have a space to occupy? Experts offer a range of suggestions for those who have been booted from Zuccotti Park: "At this point, I think they should quickly migrate to the Washington Monument," an NYU professor of... More »

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