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Occupy Stories: Marisa Muro

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN Occupy Tucson has been the best and maybe the worst thing to ever happen to me. When I showed up at the park October 15th, I knew very little about Occupy Wall Street. A week later I rode over with my tent, a very thin blanket, and a sleeping mat. I didn’t […]

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Mainstream Media Ignores Illegal Arrests

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN On Friday, March 23, Paul Gattone, a lawyer representing members of Occupy Tucson, held a press conference to protest the Tucson Police Department’s recent actions against the occupiers at Veinte de Agosto park downtown. Despite the fact that five occupiers had been arrested two nights before the press conference, and two the […]

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6 Month Occuversary: "Where's our protest music?"

Six Month Occuversary

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN This comic reflects both our short history (so far) as well as some of the unwitting examples of privilege and lack of initiative I’ve witnessed throughout the various forms of occupations we’ve had here in Tucson.  On the very first day of our Occupation, we had 800 people show up full of […]

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