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  • Downtown L.A. becomes a stage for protest and performance art

    Downtown L.A. becomes a stage for protest and performance art
    Downtown Los Angeles was transformed into a set for political theater over the weekend, with protesters pitching tents in front of City Hall and performance artists dancing on floats meandering through the streets. Inspired by the anti-corporate Occupy...
  • 175 Chicago protesters arrested after being told to leave Grant Park

    175 Chicago protesters arrested after being told to leave Grant Park
    Chicago police arrested about 175 Occupy Chicago protestors in Congress Plaza just after 1 a.m. Sunday, about 90 minutes after police issued their first warning that the group was violating municipal code. Police completed the last arrests and cleared...
  • Occupy Chicago arrests are seen as a trial run for international summits to come next year

    Occupy Chicago arrests are seen as a trial run for international summits to come next year
    With two international summits coming to Chicago in just seven months, the city got a chance to conduct a trial run early Sunday in arresting a large group of protesters without it escalating into violence. Throughout Saturday evening, police remained in...
  • Occupy Orlando, police clash over use of downtown park

    Occupy Orlando, police clash over use of downtown park
    Occupy Orlando demonstrator Tina Houser said she can't figure out the Orlando police. "You never know what the cops are going to do," said Houser, 21. For the first few nights of the two-week-old protest at downtown's Sen. Beth Johnson Park, Houser...
  • Removal of Occupy L.A. camp may be good for public health

    Removal of Occupy L.A. camp may be good for public health
    Nearly 300 protesters were arrested early Wednesday morning as the Los Angeles Police Department cleared the 2-month-old tent city surrounding City Hall. Clearly, the protesters wanted to continue to Occupy L.A. But leaving the encampment will probably...
  • Protesters march through downtown L.A.'s financial district

    Protesters march through downtown L.A.'s financial district
    Trying to build on momentum generated by the Occupy movement, hundreds of protesters marched through downtown L.A.'s financial district Saturday to vent frustration with banks, income inequality and Wall Street. The demonstration was timed to coincide...
  • Occupy protesters want their own bailout

    Encouraged by the support of President Barack Obama and his posse, the Occupy Wall Street protesters are trashing American cities, claiming that it's the "rich" people who are the cause of their "impoverishment." To "correct" this alleged "injustice,"...
  • Occupy movement plans to protest Rose Parade

    Occupy movement plans to protest Rose Parade
    An activist who helped expand the Occupy Wall Street movement to Los Angeles is setting his sights on new territory: Pasadena’s iconic Rose Parade. “Everything is not coming up roses,” said Peter Thottam, an Occupy L.A. organizer who...
  • Emanuel, Quinn and Durbin honor veterans at Soldier Field

    Emanuel, Quinn and Durbin honor veterans at Soldier Field
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today marked what he called "a different kind of Veteran's Day," urging Chicagoans to honor the small number of volunteers who have allowed the rest of America to remain safe and free. Emanuel, Gov. Pat Quinn, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and...
  • Occupy Chicago, anti-war veterans' group hold demonstration

    Occupy Chicago, anti-war veterans' group hold demonstration
    Occupy Chicago protesters joined forces with an anti-Iraq-war organization Friday afternoon to honor former soldiers and to advocate for the end to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. About 50 people congregated at the Vietnam Veteran Memorial next to...
  • Oakland site cleared, but protest lives

    Oakland site cleared, but protest lives
    Just 12 hours after police dismantled the Occupy Oakland tent city in a peaceful predawn raid, about 700 protesters returned to the civic center plaza Monday evening, vowing to keep their movement alive but undecided about whether to defy police and...