12 Occupy Philadelphia protesters who staged a sit in at a Wells Fargo bank in Center City Philadelphia were acquitted of charges of conspiracy and defiant trespass for a 2011 protest during the Occupy Wall Street movement.
|By: DSWright Wednesday March 6, 2013 5:57 am|
|By: rich2506 Saturday July 7, 2012 6:00 pm|
Occupiers gathered into discussion circles in Franklin Square Park. Although the original idea was that they would be camped around the Liberty Bell, this the park was only two blocks away.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Saturday December 3, 2011 4:00 pm|
Republican Governor Scott Walker has proposed a new policy “to require future protesters to pay in advance to stage an event, at a cost of $50 per hour, per Capitol Police officer.” Not only would protesters be on the hook for that, but they would also possibly have to pay for liability insurance or bond and even the cost of cleanup following the protest.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Wednesday November 30, 2011 4:15 am|
For the past six hours, it has been clear that the LAPD was building up for a raid on Occupy LA tonight. The biggest hint was the decision to hold a lottery for press that would be allowed into a “pool” that would be protected and allowed on the scene during the raid. Any media not in the “pool” would likely face arrest if they did not disperse from the area when police began to move in to make arrests.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Sunday November 27, 2011 1:55 pm|
5:33 PM: Deadline for Occupy Philly to leave has passed. Police presence is building up.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Saturday November 26, 2011 10:23 am|
Two of the most prominent occupations in the country are facing imminent eviction. Occupy LA and Occupy Philly have both been issued orders to leave the site they have been occupying.
|By: RevDeb Tuesday October 11, 2011 3:17 pm|
I went into downtown Philly today with Mr. Rev. to see with my own eyes and listen with my ears and my heart to what is happening here and all over the country. Mixed feelings—despair and hope, humor and sadness, expressions of peace alongside preparations for violence.