In the Middle of Negotiating New Agreement, City Raids Occupy Buffalo

By: Thursday February 2, 2012 8:59 am

“Now there’s pollution where there once was something beautiful.” – @BootsofSolidarity, Buffalo occupier The city had police move on Occupy Buffalo early in the morning after it decided not to renew the occupation’s permit for Niagara Square. At least ten were arrested and tents and personal property were bulldozed. Occupiers had been offered an agreement [...]

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 [...]

A Night Spent at Occupy Buffalo

By: Monday January 23, 2012 1:09 pm

Ever since Martin Luther King Jr. Day, I have been on another tour of Occupy protest sites in the country.  Right now I am at Occupy Buffalo. I spent the night here last night and for the first time I actually occupied and slept in a tent. The experience gave me the opportunity to really understand [...]

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