Occupy Buffalo & What to Do with Homeless People

By: Thursday January 26, 2012 10:28 am

John Washington, who is part of a core group of occupiers with Occupy Buffalo that work on multiple working groups to keep the momentum of the occupation alive, talked with me about the camp’s attitude toward the homeless. [*About seven minutes into the interview.] He described how the occupation has to “deal with the world [...]

Bloomington’s Order to Occupiers to Vacate People’s Park Reeks of Political Opportunism

By: Thursday January 5, 2012 10:57 am

Clarification: As Herald-Times notes here, people will still be allowed to be in People’s Park 24/7. What is being evicted are tents and all personal belongings in the Park right now. The occupation could continue. But, it is winter and when a city tells an Occupy camp they can no longer have shelter, they are [...]

Occupy NOLA Speaks for Homeless But Hampered by Collapse of General Assembly Process

By: Friday December 9, 2011 5:41 pm

Occupy NOLA (photo: artbymags) Mayor Mitch Landrieu of New Orleans sent in police early Tuesday morning to crack down on Occupy NOLA. The eviction appeared to be much less of a standoff than other evictions. All but one person in Duncan Plaza left the area when police arrived. That one person insisted on being arrested [...]

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