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The Leonard Lopate Show

How the 99 Percent Live in the Great Recession

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Barbara Garson talks about the human costs of our economic recession and slow recovery. In Down the Up Escalator: How the 99 Percent Live in the Great Recession, Garson interviewed an economically and geographically wide variety of Americans to show how loss and insecurity is affecting their lives.

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WNYC News

City Won't Defend NYPD Officer in Occupy Suit

Friday, August 03, 2012

New York City officials have taken the unusual step of refusing to defend a police inspector. He's being sued for blasting protesters with pepper spray during last fall's Occupy Wall Street protests.

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NY Judge Lets Occupy Lawsuit Proceed Against NYPD

Thursday, June 07, 2012

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A New York judge is letting a lawsuit proceed against city police officers in the arrest of 700 "Occupy Wall Street" protesters last year as they marched across the the Brooklyn Bridge.

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WNYC News

Occupy Wall Street's Cash Reserves Dwindling

Monday, March 12, 2012

Occupy Wall Street is just about out of cash. The group's general fund has dropped to $44,827.96, down from more than half a million dollars in the fall, according to its latest financial statement.

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WNYC News

Occupy Protesters Sue City Over Pepper-Spraying Incident

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Two women who were pepper-sprayed during an Occupy Wall Street protest last September are suing the city and NYPD Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna. Videos of the incident, which went viral, seized the public's attention and galvanized the Occupy movement in its early days.

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Women Sue City over Pepper-Spray Use at Protest

Monday, February 13, 2012

Two Occupy Wall Street protesters have sued the city, saying a New York Police Department inspector caused them permanent physical and psychological injuries when he pepper sprayed them last fall.

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Judge Hears Motion to Dismiss OWS Brooklyn Bridge Arrests

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Attorneys representing Occupy Wall Street protesters asked a federal judge to dismiss the mass arrests of 700 demonstrators on the Brooklyn Bridge in early October. The protesters' lawsuit, brought against the city, argues that the arrests, which took place during a march, were unconstitutional and resulted from the "entrapment" of demonstrators by police officers.

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WNYC News

Barricades at City's Former Occupy Camp Are Removed

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Barricades surrounding Zuccotti Park, which served as a camp for Occupy Wall Street protesters, were removed Tuesday, allowing protesters to stream back in.

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WNYC News

Rights Groups: NY Zuccotti Park Barricades Illegal

Monday, January 09, 2012

Civil rights groups say barricades surrounding New York City's Zuccotti Park violate zoning law by restricting public access.

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WNYC News

68 Protesters Arrested in NYC on New Year's

Sunday, January 01, 2012

Dozens of Occupy Wall Street protesters were arrested on New Year's Eve as they tore down barricades surrounding New York City's Zuccotti Park, the former home of their encampment that was dismantled several weeks ago.

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Protesters Go but Barricades Remain

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Over a month after police cleared the Occupy Wall Street encampment from Zuccotti Park, some remnants still remain — the police barricades

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Opinion: Occupy Pop Culture

Monday, December 26, 2011

However much Occupy Wall Street doesn't want to be co-opted - by pop culture, commercialism or even other progressive institutions - it isn't stopping the culture-at-large from embracing the images and spirit of the movement.

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Opinion: What the Critics Get Right About the Occupy Movement (and What they Get Wrong)

Thursday, December 08, 2011

A few weeks into the Occupy Movement's sparking, I took a bit of a page from John Avlon, who did great work following around the Tea Party during their rise, and began following Occupy groups around the country - mostly groups in the midwest and the major Occupy groups that ...

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WNYC News

Wall Street Protesters Arrested on Church-Owned Lot

Monday, December 05, 2011

Three anti-Wall Street protesters on a hunger strike were arrested on trespassing charges when they tried to access a vacant lot in Lower Manhattan on Sunday.

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The Process Is Political: Occupy Taking It to Obama

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Occupy Wall Street will protest a high-dollar Obama fundraiser in Manhattan this week. A look at retirement and redistricting: Rep. Barney Frank in 2011 and Rep. Tom DeLay in 2006. And while Republicans campaign on Obama's "job-killing regulations," NPR stops to look at exactly how a White House office has been treating regulations, and finds Obama's doing more tweaking than Bush did. 

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WNYC News

Two Weeks After Eviction, Zuccotti Park Appears Quiet

Monday, November 28, 2011

The sea of tents is gone. The beat of the perpetual drum circle has been silenced. And in place of the makeshift kitchen, only a jar of peanut butter and bagels remained. But perhaps the most striking part of Zuccotti Park two weeks after the police cleared out the anti-Wall Street protesters, is how desolate it appears.

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Stucknation: OWS Learns That Nowadays, Trade Trumps Democracy

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Early last Sunday morning, after the NYPD's forcible removal of protesters at Zuccotti Park, the scene was cold and surreal.

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WNYC News

Occupy Wall Street's Thanksgiving Plans Include Protesting

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Anti-Wall Street protesters want shoppers to occupy something besides big box stores this Black Friday.

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Local Media Call NYPD Treatment of Journalists 'Hostile'

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

New York Police Department Commissioner Ray Kelly has issued an internal messaged to officers ordering them not to unreasonably interfere with media access during news coverage.

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Protesters Rally Against Student Debt

Monday, November 21, 2011

About 100 protesters gathered in Zuccotti Park on Monday to rally against student debt nearly a week after demonstrators were evicted from the Lower Manhattan park they used as their makeshift headquarters.

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