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Furious Homeowners Occupy Lobby of Fannie Mae in Pasadena (tags)

Members of the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE), Occupy Fights Foreclosures (OFF), Occupy Los Angeles (#OccupyLA), the Home Defenders League (HDL), and Strategic Action for a Just Economy rallied at Fannie Mae in Pasadena, CA to demand that the Federal Housing Finance Agency end its policies prohibiting principal reduction for underwater homeowners.

Election Day with Occupy Los Angeles: Know Your Rights Juror Education Rally (tags)

As Los Angeles went to the polls for the statewide district primary elections, members of Occupy Los Angeles gathered in “Solidarity Park” (otherwise known as the lawn of Los Angeles City Hall on Spring St.) for a picnic and educational outreach action about jury nullification.

NEW REPORT EXPOSES GOVERNMENT SPY NETWORK USED AGAINST OCCUPY MOVEMENT (tags)

A recent report released detailed a government spy network that was employed to monitor the Occupy movement “hour-to-hour” during 2011.

May Day 2014: Los Angeles Takes the Streets for a Global Spring (tags)

United with the Million Mask Mayday L.A. and Wave of Action Los Angeles, members of Occupy Fights Foreclosures and Occupy Los Angeles marched from Pershing Square to join several #MayDay2014 marches for workers’ rights, immigrants’ rights, and the freedom and sovereignty of the 99% worldwide. Outside Wells Fargo and Bank of America on May 1, 2014, outraged citizens protested bank crimes, fraud-closures, and ongoing corruption of the big banks.

Occupy Fights Foreclosures and Dance Against Banks protest Wells Fargo and Bank of America (tags)

Citizens outraged over bank crimes, fraud-closures, and on-going corruption rallied outside Wells Fargo and Bank of America in Los Anbgeles on May 1, 2014 for #MayDay2014 #StopWellsFargo #DanceAgainstBanks #opDAB.

The US Occupy Movement - Since the Eviction from the Squares (tags)

Robert Ogman studied social theory at The New School in New York and was active in the alterglobalisation movement. Following the evictions of the Occupy encampments in late 2011, he met with and interviewed participants. Today he lives in Berlin.

My Occupy LA Arrest, by Patrick Meighan (tags)

My name is Patrick Meighan, and I’m a husband, a father, a writer on the Fox animated sitcom “Family Guy”, and a member of the Unitarian Universalist Community Church of Santa Monica. I was arrested at about 1 a.m. Wednesday morning with 291 other people at Occupy LA. I was sitting in City Hall Park with a pillow, a blanket, and a copy of Thich Nhat Hanh’s “Being Peace” when 1,400 heavily-armed LAPD officers in paramilitary SWAT gear streamed in. I was in a group of about 50 peaceful protestors who sat Indian-style, arms interlocked, around a tent (the symbolic image of the Occupy movement). The LAPD officers encircled us, weapons drawn, while we chanted “We Are Peaceful” and “We Are Nonviolent” and “Join Us.”

A Day of Action Against Wells Fargo Bank (tags)

Los Angeles, CA - Activists from Alliance of California for Community Empowerment, homeowners and Occupy Fights Foreclosures activists gathered on the intersection of 7th Street and Figueroa Street for a Day of Action Against Wells Fargo bank, at 10:30am in Downtown Los Angeles on February 27. The activists' plan for the Day of Action was to shut down four Wells Fargo bank branches around Los Angeles area.

Occupy Fights Foreclosures Protests in front of Bank of America on Wednesday, February 20. (tags)

Los Angeles, CA- Occupy Fights Foreclosures activists and homeowners gathered in front of Bank of America branch on North Vermont Street at 12:00pm on Wendesday, February 20. The activists and homeowners held their signs and marched in a circle chanting "B.O.A how many homes did you steal today…. Bank of America, Bad for America". The demonstration lasted for about two hours.

Occupiers, Stop Using Consensus! (tags)

Consensus process (the idea that a group must strictly adhere to a protocol where all decisions are unanimous) is the absolute worst idea that has ever been introduced to the activist community.

Occupy Fights Foreclosure Protests $10 billion Settlement (tags)

Occupy Fights Foreclosure openly denounces the $10 billion settlement

Rose Parade Completed by Occupy Fights Foreclosure Float (tags)

Occupy Fights Foreclosure group started the year 2013 by marching and chanting at the annual Rose Parade in Pasadena.

Occupy Fights Foreclosure Group Re - Occupies the Foreclosed House (tags)

Occupy Fights Foreclosure re - occupies foreclosed house.

Occupy Fights Foreclosure protests at Wells Fargo Bank in Hollywood (tags)

Occupy Fights Foreclosure protests inside Wells Fargo bank in Hollywood on December 6, 2012.

Occupy Fights Foreclosure protests at Wells Fargo Bank in Hollywood on December 6, 2012 (tags)

Occupy Fights Foreclosures protests inside Wells Fargo bank in Hollywood.

Occupy Long Beach Strikes at Walmart on Black Friday, November 23, 2012 (tags)

Occupy Long Beach Strikes at Walmart in Down town Long beach in solidarity with Walmart employees. The protest ended in two arrests.

Tony, It's Just Chalk (tags)

Unless the Mayor stops it, Occupy Los Angeles is going to get beat down by Chief Charlie's demons on Thursday for writing with chalk on the sidewalks, all at taxpayer expense, all because Occupy Los Angeles spurned the Democrats who run the city.

Anaheim PD Chief Hints ‘Outside Agitators’ and ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Caused 'Civil Unrest' (tags)

Anaheim City Officials, including Police Chief John Welters, are resorting to the convenient scapegoat of blaming “outside agitators” for the “civil unrest” that took place on the streets outside City Hall last Tuesday night.

Big surprise: Corporate media fucks up chalk walk story (tags)

I don't usually do these opinion-type pieces, but I'm trying something a little different here. Bear with me.

Art Walkers Occupy Free Speech (tags)

When people at the downtown Art Walk joined with Occupy Los Angeles to assert their right to speak, LAPD answered with guns.

Occupy the Military Industrial Complex (report back) (tags)

A series of demonstrations drew attention to one of the biggest (and least-discussed) welfare programs: the Military Industrial Complex. Although Boeing was the main target, demonstrations also occurred in front of Northrop Grumman and Raytheon. By late afternoon, there were about 50 participants. That number increased to approximately 75 by early evening. Most response from vehicular traffic seemed positive.

7 Day Occupation against Downtown Gentrification (tags)

Police arrest copwatcher during checkpoint, Occupy Riverside responds (tags)

Friday, May 18, 2012

RIVERSIDE (California) - Police arrested a woman for observing a checkpoint Friday evening. The community responded in protest, occupying the area in front of Robert Presley Detention Center overnight, marching, and demanding the release of our comrade. The woman was released to the hospital at approximately eight o'clock Saturday morning, despite having suffered an epileptic seizure some nine hours earlier.

Riverside Celebrates May Day, Police Violence Mars Protest (tags)

Tuesday, May 1, 2012
RIVERSIDE (CA) - Several hundred people participated in a series of actions marking International Worker's Day in Southern California's Inland Empire. The day featured an Occupy bank protest, an immigrant rights march and rally, and a food and clothing giveaway hosted by an autonomous grouping. The day of community empowerment was temporarily disrupted, however, when police violently targeted students and arrested them.

Group of Six shutdown Wells Fargo (tags)

April 10th was a warm sunny Tuesday and exceptionally busy in downtown riverside. Walking through the main st. mall adjacent to the mission inn with men and woman in suits meeting for business lunches all seemed to be normal. However Refund California Coalition an economic justice organization, paired with group of UCR students and Occupy Riverside organizers, began to setup signs and a microphone with the Gandhi statue overlooking. People in the mall began to turn their heads in curiosity, the conversation had started.

Hollywood Opportunists try to CoOpt Occupy (tags)

Hollywood wannabes are stealing images, stealing language, and using it for their own benefit.

May 1 General Strike 'four winds' meetings (tags)

Five important meetings tonight in east, south and west LA, the San Fernando Valley, and downtown about making plans for the May 1 General Strike four winds caravans and convergence.

F29 photos (tags)

Wednesday, February 29, 2012
EASTVALE, California - About 300 protesters from Occupy Riverside, Occupy LA, and elsewhere shut down approximately 10 warehouses moving products for ALEC corporations. Here are some photos.

F29 videos by mikepointfive (tags)

F29: Occupy against ALEC

#F29 Occupy Walmart Warehouse (tags)

On February 29 Occupy Riverside,LA, among others united in solidarity with occupations throughout the Nation on a national day of action to shutdown corporations. Southern California occupations targeted A local Walmart warehouse in Mira Loma ,CA.

Occupy for Prisoners (tags)

Monday, February 20, 2012
RANCHO CUCAMONGA - Demonstrators from Occupy Riverside and Occupy San Bernardino Valley joined forces to express their solidarity with people detained at West Valley Detention Center, the main detention facility for the western portion of San Bernardino County.

OCCUPY PRESS RELEASE: 8 CHALLENGES TO WELLS FARGO (FEB 6, 2012) (tags)

8 CHALLENGES FOR WELLS FARGO (OCCUPY ACTIVISTS MEETING; MON, FEB. 6, 2012) On Monday -- Feb 6th -- active members of the national Occupy movement who have been involved in addressing the foreclosure and related banking industry crisis, presented below 8 challenges to Wells Fargo. Though the 7 Occupy Activists do not speak for the entire Occupy movement, they do, however, believe these are legitimate concerns of many in the Occupy movement relating to the U.S. foreclosure crisis. They represent growing calls for action throughout the movement and we call upon Wells Fargo to immediately address these challenges. See PDF Nand or Text.

8 CHALLENGES TO WELLS FARGO FROM OCCUPY ACTIVISTS (tags)

8 CHALLENGES TO WELLS FARGO FROM OCCUPY ACTIVISTS ISSUED AT HISTORIC OCCUPY-WELLS FARGO MEETING ON FEB 6, 2012 (AT WELLS FARGO'S INVITATION TO OCCUPY THE ROSE PARADE ACTIVISTS).

Press Release for Monday Occupy Meeting with Wells Fargo Execs (3-5:30pm) (tags)

WHO: Occupy Activists in LA, Wells Fargo Executives, and Community Leaders WHAT: An unprecedented meeting between Bankers and Occupy Protesters WHEN: Monday, February 6, 2012 from 3pm-5pm; Press Conference at 5:30pm WHERE: Center of Nonprofit Management at California Endowment Building 1000 N. Alameda, L.A.

Cornel West lectures on social justice; PD harasses occupier for flyering (tags)

February 1, 2012
POMONA - The prophetic voice of Cornel West was heard by hundreds of people this evening at Cal Poly Pomona. Dr. West lectured on self-knowledge, what it means to be human, suffering, and the Occupy movement's role in confronting social, civic, and economic death of our society, as well as its moral bankruptcy. The CSUPD, however, sent a different message when its agents silenced an activist by prohibiting him from handing out flyers.

WHY OCCUPY art exhibit (tags)

Art collective The Recruiter Syndicate bring their multimedia art exhibit WHY OCCUPY to downtown Los Angeles February 9th.

F29 SHUTDOWN THE CORPORATIONS CALL TO ACTION: Occupy Walmart! (tags)

Join Occupy Riverside, Redlands, San Bernardino Valley, Los Angeles and other Occupy groups in the region for the mass participatory direct action targeting Walmart's largest warehouse and distribution center. NO BUSINESS AS USUAL!

Occupy Redlands Protests Citizens United Decision (tags)

Friday, January 20, 2012
RIVERSIDE (CA) - On the two-year anniversary of the US Supreme Court decision in the Citizens United case, Occupy Redlands staged a protest outside the federal bankruptcy court near downtown Riverside, just a few blocks from the former encampment of Occupy Riverside. Citizens removed limits on corporate campaign contributions to individual candidates, branding the money as "free speech." The ruling, and the sense that it helped to cement that the corporations are in control of the political system, was a strong motivating factor for many middle class people who formerly felt franchised to join the occupy movement. Once supporters from Occupy Riverside arrived, about 30 people were present on the corner outside the court.

UCR Occupied in Defense of Education (tags)

Thursday, January 19, 2012
RIVERSIDE (CA) - Thousands of students, workers, and community members gathered to participate in the governance of the UC system. When their participation was limited and ultimately shut off, they took direct action to ensure their voices were heard. For this, they were confronted by police from numerous agencies. Police violence broke out, and three arrests were made.

OCCUPY roses and constitution showed up in media (tags)

Many more local newspapers covered Occupy The Rose Parade, while TV paid-for-corporate-money pretended WE were not there! See sources on net below for pure enjoyment and passing on to those who missed the parade or the news that counted.

Occupy the Rose Parade (tags)

PASADENA (CA) - Occupy joined this year's New Year celebrations by marching at the end of the Rose Parade. As Rose Parade spectators dispersed, the Occupy movement held a rally outside Pasadena City Hall with speakers.

Did Occupy the Rose Parade Get Air? (tags)

Did anyone see OTRP on TV?

Occupy War - Stay After the Rose Parade to Hear Cindy Sheehan Speak (tags)

Looking forward to Monday's occupy event at the Rose Parade, focusing on Cindy Sheehan's speech. Argues the wars should be a top priority of the Occupy movement. Provides information about participating in the Occupy LA contingent for the parade.

Occupy Riverside Challenges Indefinite Military Detention (tags)

Friday, December 23, 2011
RIVERSIDE (CA) - Occupy Riverside demonstrated at the offices of Ken Calvert and Barbara Boxer to protest their support of the latest effort to codify the police state.

"Día del Latino" en Occupy Riverside / Occupy Riverside's Latino Forum Celebrates (tags)

Sábado, 17 diciembre 2011
RIVERSIDE (California) - El Foro Latino de Occupy Riverside hoy celebró tres meses de la existencia del movimiento "Occupy" con comida tradicional, música de resistencia, y piñatas en el Parque Fairmount de esta ciudad del interior del sur de California.

Saturday, December 17, 2011
RIVERSIDE (California) - Occupy Riverside's Latino Forum celebrated three months of the movement's existence with traditional foods, music of resistance, and piñatas at Fairmount Park.

Interview with Nathan, arrested at Long Beach Port shutdown (tags)

December 15, 2011
LONG BEACH - On December 12, 2011, Occupy Los Angeles, Occupy Long Beach, Occupy Riverside, and many other people closed a terminal at the port of Long Beach. Only two people were arrested, and one of them, Nathaniel Sierdsma, speaks about his experiences.

Occupy The Ports Long Beach (tags)

Occupy Movement Rises Again Photo Essay 2 of Two Photo Essay one can be found at.http://la.indymedia.org/news/2011/12/250375.php

Occupy The Ports Long Beach (tags)

Occupy Movement Rises Again Photo Essay 1 of Two Photo Essay 2 can be found at... http://la.indymedia.org/news/2011/12/250396.php

Occupy the Ports - A Day without Goldman Sachs (tags)

December 12, 2011
LONG BEACH, California - Heeding the call of Occupy Oakland, who called for a shutdown of west coast ports in response to the brutal eviction of occupy encampments nationwide, and in solidarity with expolited port workers and truckers, about 500 militant occupiers and their friends shut down Terminal J of the Port of Long Beach, the home of SSA Marine, an investment of the criminal enterprise Goldman Sachs and the main stakeholder of the US government.

Occupy Ontario strikes back at banks (tags)

Saturday, December 10, 2011 ONTARIO (California) - Now that all the largest encampments have been shut down and cleared out, it is up to groups in smaller cities to carry the torch. In an action that coincided with International Human Rights Day, between 30 and 50 activists, many of them active in other area occupy movements, converged in Ontario today for a demonstration and march targeting banks.

Occupy Riverside Zine Issue # 1 (tags)

The 'Zine Working Group of Occupy Riverside has produced our first zine! Enjoy!

John Dingler's Report: Occupy Riverside. Mission Inn Security Squad Harasses Photographer (tags)

Mission Inn Security Squad of four hyperactive individuals, two of whose names may be A. Appello and Peter Demian, threatened photographer John Dingler with confiscation of personal property, arrest, and incarceration for photographing them without permission on a public sidewalk.

My Occupy LA Arrest (tags)

My name is Patrick Meighan. I’m a husband, a father, a writer on the Fox animated sitcom “Family Guy” & a member of the Unitarian Universalist Community Church of Santa Monica. I was arrested at about 1 a.m. Wednesday morning with 291 other people at Occupy LA.

Occupy Los Angeles: A Stroy in Photos (tags)

A photostory looking inside Occupy Los Angeles from its beginning to its end

Occupy Los Angeles: A story in Photos (tags)

A photostory looking inside Occupy Los Angeles from its beginning to its end

Occupy Our Homes: L.A. Joins a Nationwide Day of Action Against Foreclosures (tags)

Housing is a human right. Today a coalition including Occupy LA, Occupy Riverside, ACCE, Refund California, and SEIU teamed up to defend two families who are facing eviction by sheriffs who protect the profits of JP Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo.

Occupy LA defies eviction order (tags)

Sunday, November 27-Monday, November 28, 2011
LOS ANGELES - Following Mayor Villaraigosa's eviction notice to the occupants of Solidarity Park, formerly known as City Hall Park, we received the call to support Occupy LA in case the eviction were actually carried forth.

BTL:National Lawyers Guild Seeks Files on Federal Role in Police Suppression of Occupy Wal (tags)

Interview with Heidi Boghosian, executive director of the National Lawyers Guild, conducted by Scott Harris

Democratic Party's Police Brutality v Occupy LA (tags)

Democratic Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa lied when he said there was no police brutality at the November 29, 2011 eviction of Occupy LA, carried out by 1400 police evicting 292 peaceful campers.

Occupation, Liberation, and Overcoming Contradictions Among the 99% (tags)

Which way forward for the Occupy movement and ideas on how to get there by embracing decolonization.

Report of the eviction and dispersal of the tents and belonging at Occupy Riverside (tags)

The Riverside Police Dept. removed on Wed. Nov. 30, 2011 all Riverside Occupy tents from Location A established on Main St Promenade between 9th St. and University Ave.

PRESS RELEASE OCCUPY LA ACTION: LIBERATE YOUR HOME (tags)

The Occupy LA movement will conduct a protest against Bank of America's "Foreclosure Auction" at the Norwalk Courthouse in Southern California. B of A is holding an auction of 7000 foreclosed homes at the Norwalk Courthouse from 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM Friday, December 2

Occupy Riverside Also Raided Tuesday Night (tags)

Summary of text messages sent to LA-IMC newsroom.

OCCUPY L.A. HOW TO DONATE TO Bail Fund (tags)

How to Donate Now to Occupy LA Bail Fund using WePay or other methods.

LAPD RAIDS OCCUPY LA (tags)

LAPD RAIDS OCCUPY LA

Occupy Riverside Festival of Rights (tags)

November 25, 2011
RIVERSIDE (California) - While Occupy Riverside celebrated "Buy Nothing Day," the remainder of the 99% who have yet to abandon the consumerist habits that are destroying the planet shopped at Black Friday's holiday sales. The last several years of this display of vacuous capitalism has been fêted by the city's ruling class with the "Festival of Lights," a ritualized lighting of an electrified Christmas Tree. This year, Occupy Riverside was on hand to intervene with its own "Festival of Rights."

OCCUPY LA at 10 PM (tags)

OCCUPY LA at 10 PM

Occupy LA Holding General Assembly Now (tags)

LA Indymedia reporter at the general assembly reports very large crowd there. Perhaps largest GA yet. Reporter estimates 500 to 800 people there now.

Urgent Call To Save the Occupation: Stay Up All Night (tags)

Occupiers call for all-night block party and vigil tonight to save the Occupation

Tierra y Libertad: Occupy Los Angeles, Day 57 (tags)

November 26th marked the 57th day of Occupy Los Angeles, which is the largest standing Occupy encampment in the nation. The occupation is located at Solidarity Park (formerly known as City Hall Park) in downtown Los Angeles.

Occupy LA, Day 56 - Last Camp Standing (tags)

LOS ANGELES, November 25, 2011 – While the mass hysteria of consumerism raged in shopping malls around the country, the occupiers of Solidarity Park provided a glimpse of a better way of life. The camp is now the last of the large camps remaining in the nation after police raids have evicted camps in most all other major cities. And with today’s late afternoon announcement by the mayor it seems there may only be two more days left for the camp in its present form and location.

Occupy LA Braces for Police Raid this Sunday at Midnight (tags)

LOS ANGELES, November 25, 2011 – The Mayor announced this afternoon that he is ordering the closure of Solidarity Park (formerly known as City Hall Park). Standing with police chief Beck the mayor said that closure of the park would begin at one minute past midnight this Sunday night.

The Way She Sees It: Jamala Rogers in San Diego (tags)

Jamala Rogers, columnist for the African-American weekly St. Louis American since 1994 and co-chair of the Freedom Road Socialist Organization, spoke in San Diego November 15 to promote her book, "The Best of 'The Way I See It,'" a compilation of her columns. Among them are a ringing defense of Queer rights and a series denouncing the government response to Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath as anti-Black genocide.

PRESS RELEASE: Occupy L.A. to Host Free Foreclosure Workshop (tags)

Occupy L.A. will host a free “Foreclosure” workshop.

OWS: Too Big to Fail (tags)

class war

Occupy Los Angeles Ups The Ante on November 17th (tags)

3 actions with 72 arrests and No Violence Photoset 5 of 5 / Occupy Bank Of America Plaza Finale

Occupy Los Angeles Ups The Ante on November 17th (tags)

3 actions with 72 arrests and No Violence Photoset 4 of 5 / Occupy Bank Of America Plaza

Occupy Los Angeles Ups The Ante on November 17th (tags)

3 actions with 72 arrests and No Violence / Photoset 3 of 5 / Occupy Bank Of America Plaza

Occupy Los Angeles Ups The Ante on November 17th (tags)

3 actions with 72 arrests and No Violence / Photoset 2 of 5 / Occupy Bank Of America Plaza

Occupy Los Angeles Ups The Ante on November 17th (tags)

3 actions with 72 arrests and No Violence / Photoset 1 of 5 / Occupy Bank Of America Plaza

Occupy UCLA Camp Evicted, 14 arrested (tags)

There are reports that campus police raided and destroyed the Occupy UCLA camp early this morning.

Occupy Los Angeles Day 47 - CSU Chancellor's Office (tags)

Occupy Los Angeles Day 47 - CSU Chancellor's Office

Occupy CSUN (tags)

Local students have coordinated Occupy CSUN in the main quad South of the Oviatt Library at Cal State Northridge. Everyone is welcome to join. OCCUPY CSUN needs art supplies/food etc. PEOPLE!

Occupy United Way! Group founded and manifesto published (tags)

Grassroots activists and public education advocates take on the United Way for its complicity with the corporate education reform cabal!

Are the Well-Off Who Support Occupy Hypocrites? (tags)

Opponents of OWS have accused people like Michael Moore of hypocrisy. What is the underlying philosophy of those who make such claims and how does it reveal their system's bankruptcy?

RPD Raid on Occupy Riverside 11-6-11 (tags)

RPD Raid on Occupy Riverside 11-6-11

VIDEO: Occupy Riverside Raid November 6, 2011 (tags)

Video footage of the raid on Occupy Riverside and the subsequent police brutality and arrests.

Update - Riverside Occupy encampment broken broken up (tags)

This is an update of an earlier e-mail.

Video of Occupy LA Occupies California Plaza on November 5th (tags)

Working in unison with groups across the US, Occupy Los Angeles commemorated the 5th of November with a demonstration at California Plaza in the financial district of downtown Los Angeles. 12 Minutes

Occupy Los Angeles Marches for Bank Transfer Day (tags)

Diversified, Angry , Nonviolent. PhotoSet 3 of 3

Occupy Los Angeles Marches for Bank Transfer Day (tags)

Diversified, Angry , Nonviolent. Photo Set 2 of 3

Occupy Los Angeles Marches for Bank Transfer Day (tags)

Diversified, Angry , Nonviolent. PhotoSet 1 of 3

OccupyLA Still Here, and Coming Soon to a Hood Near You (tags)

In spite of some people's best efforts, OccupyLA has managed to re-create all the ills of the society we purport to change, right down to the do-gooders who want to tweak our system to make the problems less visible.

BREAKING: Occupy Riverside reports three arrests outside of a Chase bank. (tags)

Text message received by LA-IMC news room 1:50 pm 11-5-11

VIDEO - Occupy the Koch Brothers at DC convention center (tags)

The following videos are from the "Occupy the Koch brothers" action at the Washington DC convention center on November 4, 2011. Occupy everything!

Dispatch from Occupy DC "Occupy the Kochs" Action (tags)

Friday, November , 2011
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Occupy DC, in support of Common Cause and other organizations, supported a "guerrilla drive-in" at the Washington DC convention center. We followed that with a militant action of our own, detaining Koch supporters for approximately to hours.

Occupy LA / Imagine Fairness /Photoset 2 (tags)

2 Photo Sets of the First Month of Occupy LA From Robert stuart Lowden for The Los Angeles Independent Media Center. 2 of 2

Occupy LA / Imagine Fairness (tags)

2 Photo Sets of the First Month of Occupy LA From Robert stuart Lowden for The Los Angeles Independent Media Center. Day 15, 23,24 and 30

Unify for Occupy Oakland (tags)

To build the 99%, we must find unity across the economic and social strata, or the Occupation movement will be correctly derided as a quasi-elitist middle class project.

Occupy Riverside Solidarity Actions with November 2 General Strike (tags)

Wednesday, November 2, 2011
RIVERSIDE (CA) - In a day of actions in solidarity with the Oakland general strike, called in response to vicious police violence, Occupy Riverside stepped action up.

More Local Occupations (tags)

This is a semi-complete list of local Occupations.

Riverside Womyn of Color for Decolonization Spearhead Oakland Solidarity Rally (tags)

Friday, October 28, 2011
RIVERSIDE (California) - In response to the vicious police raid on Occupy Oakland, Occupy Riverside, lead by Womyn of Color for Decolonization, who had just returned from Oakland, marched and rallied in solidarity.

Labor Rallies in Support of Occupy San Diego Oct. 28 (tags)

Despite a pre-dawn police raid on both Occupy San Diego sites — the Civic Center Plaza near City Hall and the Children's Park across from the Convention Center — a rally sponsored by organized labor in support of the occupation went ahead as scheduled October 28. At this time, the occupiers are still there.

Update from Occupy Riverside Day 12 (tags)

October 25, 2011 RIVERSIDE (California) - Much has happened in the week since the last report filed on Occupy Riverside, including several actions and an incident of police brutality.

Video Interview from Occupy L.A. (tags)

Voices from Occupy L.A. Recorded on Sunday, September 23rd, 2011 . Click on the link to watch the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELAPjujFxZg

DAY 22, OCCUPY LA (tags)

DAY 22, OCCUPY LA As of October 22, 2011 there were 350 tents around Los Angeles City Hall with an average of 2 people by tents.

Occupy LA and Others Protest Outside Fox News Shareholder Meeting (tags)

WEST LOS ANGLES, October 21, 2011 - A crowd of about 75 people protested today outside the entry to the Fox Studios lot in Century City where the Fox News Corp. annual shareholders meeting is taking place today. Rupert Murdock is expected to attend the meeting today.

Report: The Indigenous Committee at Occupy LA (tags)

Indigenous people around the country are making their voices heard at occupations. Here in LA (occupied Yangna), the Indigenous Committee has been imparting many of these views in a local context.

Occupy LA day 11 (tags)

Daytime General Assembly Shots from the 11th day of Occupy LA

Occupy LA / Day 10 / Candlelight Vigil for Presidential Jobs Plan (tags)

Occupy LA / Day 11 / Candlelight Vigil for Presidential Jobs Plan

The 99 Percent Solution (tags)

Interviews and a recap of events from Occupy Long Beach in Lincoln Park

Taking our schools back from the 1% is OccupyLAUSD's goal (tags)

Inspired by Occupy Movements for social and economic justice nationwide, educators and community members are planning to Occupy Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) starting Tuesday 10/18/2011.

We are the 99% World Day of Awareness is a Peaceful Peak for Los Angeles (tags)

In contrast to other towns Occupy Los Angeles and the City shine. Photo Set 3 of 3 by Robert Stuart Lowden for Los Angeles Indymedia Set 1 http://la.indymedia.org/news/2011/10/248740.php Set 2 http://la.indymedia.org/news/2011/10/248760.php

We are the 99% World Day of Awareness is a Peaceful Peak for Los Angeles (tags)

In contrast to other towns Occupy Los Angeles and the City shine. Photo Set 2 of 3 by Robert Stuart Lowden for Los Angeles Indymedia

We are the 99% World Day of Awareness is a Peaceful Peak for Los Angeles (tags)

In contrast to other towns Occupy Los Angeles and the City shine. Photo Set 1 of 3 by Robert Stuart Lowden for Los Angeles Indymedia.

Occupy San Diego Draws Thousands Downtown Oct. 15 (tags)

Despite attacks by police wielding pepper spray and Mace, confiscation of their possession and a series of threats to evict them forcibly from the Civic Center Plaza, over 1,000 members and supporters of Occupy San Diego reclaimed their downtown space October 15. The day was busy, including three marches and two rallies as well as Occupy San Diego's usual open discussion about its goals.

Occupy LA court house action (tags)

OLA organizers and protesters march to the Court house in Los Angeles

Occupy Riverside You Need the Integrated Participation of Womyn of Color! (tags)

Reposted from facebook

Some Thoughts on Last Night's Occupy L.A. General Assembly (tags)

Reposted from facebook

Reflections on Occupy LA, Wall St. and Bel air (tags)

Reposted from facebook

Occupy WS/LA On KPFK (tags)

How to find coverage on KPFK

Smiley and West Buoy the 99 % at Occupy LA Rally (tags)

Dr. Cornel West and Tavis Smiley address the folks at Occupy LA.

Occupy L.A. 4 Oct 2011 (tags)

A street-level report from the Occupy L.A. demonstration in Downtown Los Angeles. Courtesy of www.killradio.org (44:19)

Occupy LA Day 3 Evening Speeches (tags)

Day Three Evening Shots From Occupy LA

Occupy LA Day 3 UTLA Teach In and City Hall Photos Set 2 (tags)

Photos from Occupy Los Angeles Utla Teach In Protest and early evening City Hall Shots by Robert Lowden for La.Indymedia.org Set 2 of 2

Occupy LA Day 3 UTLA Teach- In Photo Set 1 (tags)

Photos from Occupy Los Angeles Utla Teach In Protest and early evening City Hall Shots by Robert Stuart Lowden for La.Indymedia.org Set1 of 2 PhotoSet 2 http://la.indymedia.org/news/2011/10/248468.php

Occupy L.A. - UPDATED HOW TO DONATE - what is needed now (tags)

Occupy L.A. - HOW TO DONATE - UPDATED - what is needed right now - Supplies List, Food List, How to Donate Money

City Councilmen Garcetti & Rosendahl Express Support for Occupy LA (tags)

LOS ANGELES October 4, 2011 - Day 4 of the encampment at city hall ? Los Angeles City Councilmen Eric Garcetti and Bill Rosendahl visited the encampment today and expressed their support for Occupy LA. They announced to the crowd gathered around them that they plan to introduce a resolution to the city council tomorrow declaring the council's support for Occupy LA.

Occupy Riverside October 3, 2011 (tags)

RIVERSIDE (California) - The revolution, having recently broken out in New York, has now begun to spread to other cities. Inspired by our newly-free sisters and brothers in nearby Los Angeles, who recently liberated areas surrounding corruption-filled City Hall, citizens of Riverside met tonight for a general assembly to plan to emancipate areas of their city through occupation and take further action against the 1% of humanity that perpetrates inequality and disgrace.

Occupy L.A.- UPDATED LEGAL INFO (tags)

OCCUPY L.A. UPDATED LEGAL INFO. If you are coming to Occupy LA for a few hours, a few days, or the duration, know these things first. Please also see the other post about Donating to Occupy LA.

Occupy L.A.- HOW TO DONATE (tags)

Occupy L.A. needs donations of food, supplies, and money. This post tells exactly what is needed and how to deliver it.

Occupy Los Angeles Day 2 Video (tags)

Video from the Occupy Los Angeles Protest, Day 2. October 2, 2011

Occupy Los Angeles Day 2 (tags)

Day 2 Photos of The Occupy Los Angeles Action

VIDEO: Occupy LA - Day 2 (tags)

Los Angeles, October 2, 2011 - Day 2 of the Occupy LA encampment at city hall.

DAY 2, Occupy Wall St LA (tags)

Day 2, Sunday October 2, 2011, Occupy Wall Street Los Angeles In response to the on going Occupy Wall Street, activists organized for a solidarity encampment at LA City Hall.

Day 1 Wall St LA Photos set 2 (tags)

Occupy Los Angeles, October 1, 2011 In response to the on going Occupy Wall Street, activists organized for a solidarity encampment at LA City Hall, Saturday, October 1st

PHOTOS: OCCUPY LA (tags)

Occupy Los Angeles, October 1, 2011 / Occupy Wall Street In response to the on going Occupy Wall Street activists organized for a solidarity encampment at LA City Hall, Saturday, October 1st

Occupy LA, Day 1 (tags)

October 1, 2011 Three to Five thousand people gathered in Pershing Square in Downtown LA, at 10 am to march to City Hall. The purpose, to occupy City Hall in Solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street Movement that is in its twelfth day in New York City.

Occupy Los Angeles, Occupy Wall Street Solidarity (tags)

Report from the #occupyLA meeting and march. There's another meeting tonight at City Hall's south steps at 6pm. Go if you want to support the NYC occupation, and join an LA solidarity group.

UC Students Fight Tuition Hike, Occupy Campus (tags)

Hundreds of students throughout the UC system are occupying buildings and taking direct action this week to block a massive proposed tuition hike. Breaking coverage on LA Indymedia! 1:56pm: (eyewitness report) At least 2000 students at rally and march. Enough to lock arms and completely surround the building. Regents had to retreat under police escort, students pepper sprayed. Unconfirmed reports of tasers used on students. more:

Students occupy Campbell Hall at UCLA (tags)

Students have taken over Campbell Hall at UCLA in protest of police brutality and privatization.

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