Occupy’s getting some violent reactions

The continuing saga of the Occupy Movement. Again, these are just the stories that have hit my ears. It’s in no way a complete round up.


Occupy Legoland (with Lego QR code) (Boing Boing)

Occupation in October: beautiful, long-form OWS radio documentary by Alex Chadwick (Boing Boing)


Occupy movement: city-by-city police crackdowns so far (The Guardian)

Occupy the foreclosure crisis (Slacktivist)

AV Club vs Frank Miller vs Occupy (Boing Boing)

U.S. council of mayors discussed strategies to deal with OWS (Boing Boing)

99 Problems But Royalties Ain’t One (ontd_political)

Thou Shalt Not Covet Thy Neighbor’s Basic Human Needs. (Former Conservative)

The Occupy movement has exposed the fact that suppression of free speech and dissent is as American as apple pie, say Elizabeth Clinton and Jason Netek. (ontd_political)

The Slow and Maybe Inevitable Convergence of Tea and Occupy (The Moderate Voice)

One Picture Explainer: Why Voters Are POed (The Moderate Voice)

Tea Party, OWS & Blue Republicans: Is This Phase Change? (The Moderate Voice)

A Reset for 2012 (The Moderate Voice)

How “V for Vendetta” Inspired the “Occupy” Movement (Film Critic)

Why Occupy Wall Street should matter to People of Color (Kevin W. Alvarez)

Parsing the Data and Ideology of the We Are 99% Tumblr (RortyBomb)

United States


Inside Police lines at Occupy Wall Street eviction: “Destroying things never felt so good” (Boing Boing)

OWS: NYPD occupy Zucotti Park, but what are their demands? (Boing Boing)

OWS: Occupiers return to Zuccotti Park in force, watch it here (Boing Boing)

Occupy Wall Street: NYPD raid Zuccotti Park, closing OWS encampment after two months (Boing Boing)

With Occupy Wall Street Protests Down, Who Were The Winners?
(The Moderate Voice)

Police Begin Clearing Zuccotti Park of Protesters (ontd_political)

Ben from Ben and Jerry’s serves ice-cream to OWSers (Boing Boing)

And the bride wore zip ties: Nice day for an Occupy Wall Street wedding (Boing Boing)

Occupy Wall Street Works With Cops to Keep Order in Zuccotti Park (DNA Info)


Occupy Atlanta encamps on lawn of house under foreclosure threat (Boing Boing)

Protesters occupy home facing foreclosure (Slacktivist)

Occupy Atlanta fights white image (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)


Occupy Baltimore Would Prefer You Didn’t Report Sex Crimes To The Police (Jezebel)


Occupy Cal: School-wide student strike at UC Berkeley (Boing Boing)

Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau: “Sadly, These Events Point to the Dilemma We Face in Trying to Prevent Encampments and Thereby Mitigate Long-Term Risks to the Health and Safety of the Community” (Brad DeLong)

An Announcement from the Chair of the Berkeley Faculty Senate: Free Speech and “Occupy” (Brad DeLong)

OWS: Police beat protesters with clubs at “Occupy Cal” protest, UC Berkeley (Boing Boing)

The Grass Is Closed: an Occupy Cal protester, on police and power (Boing Boing)

Police to Occupy Cal protester, after cracking his rib with baton blow: “You have no rights” (Boing Boing)

Occupy Cal protest sees large crowds, violence (ontd_political)


Chapel Hill sends SWAT team to arrest Occupy “anarchists” (Boing Boing)


‘Occupy’ protest costs Cincinnati police $128,000 in overtime (ontd_POlitical)


OWS: “The banks pee and poo on us every day of the year.” (Boing Boing)


SF Bartenders Wrongly Targeted as Anonymous and Occupy Oakland Goes After Cop (ontd_political)

ACLU’s public records request about Oakland police’s use of force against OWS is refused (Boing Boing)

Experts in use of force shocked by video of Oakland police shooting photographer (Boing Boing)

Oakland Police ask Occupy Oakland to “please: leave peacefully and immediately” (Boing Boing)

Eviction notices served on Occupy Oakland campers, who then destroy every last one of them (Boing Boing)

Scott Olsen, Marine vet injured by police at Occupy Oakland, is released from hospital (Boing Boing)


Dozens arrested at late-night police raid on Occupy St. Louis (Boing Boing)


Occupy Salt Lake City must be closed, mayor says, after dead guy found in tent (Boing Boing)


Police choke non-violent protester at Occupy San Diego (video) (Boing Boing)


Occupy-like additions to San Francisco municipal election posters (Boing Boing)


Police raid Occupy Seattle, tear gas reported used on demonstrators (Boing Boing)

City of Seattle passes resolution supporting Occupy movement (Boing Boing)

United Kingdom


Scotland Yard arrest EDL members over alleged plot to attack Occupy London (Boing Boing)

OccupyLondon members evicted from St Paul’s memorial services (Boing Boing)


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