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Second print edition of the OTC hits the streets!

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN The second print edition of the Occupied Tucson Citizen has just come off the presses with a print run of 10,000 copies and is now being distributed across Tucson and southern Arizona. This issue features the second of our series of irreverent profiles of Tucson’s One Percent, in this case Jim Click […]

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The shifting geography of protest: a global digest

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN The distinguished sociologist Imannuel Wallerstein recently wrote of the “rapidly and constantly shifting geography of protest” that has been sweeping the world since the onset of the Great Recession. In his reckoning, one protest “pops up here and then is either repressed, co-opted, or exhausted,” after which another protest pops up somewhere […]

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On Pima County Public Library’s discarded books policy

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN Our views vary from incensed to concerned at the Occupied Tucson Citizen regarding Pima County Public Library (PCPL) policies on aggressively selling books that are not regularly checked out. But we all agree that libraries must be repositories of knowledge first and foremost, and not merely repositories of popular culture. There are […]

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The Occupied Tucson Citizen Statement of Purpose

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN — [Español] An autonomous affinity group of local activists working in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street and Occupy Tucson announce today the launch of the Occupied Tucson Citizen, which will join the ranks of such Occupy newspapers as The Occupied Los Angeles Times, The Boston Occupier, The Occupied Chicago Tribune and The […]

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May Day 2012

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN On May 1st, 2012, we are creating a new kind of holiday – A People’s Holiday – One that’s not just yet another flavor of consumerism, but is explicitly about imagining a world beyond consumerism. We ask you to do one of two things to commemorate this day. Don’t like what you […]

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