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Occupy Tucson Activist Billy Lolos Dies

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN Billy Lolos, a key activist of Occupy Tucson since its earliest days, has died aged 61 after a short but valiant battle against liver cancer. Billy spearheaded Occupy’s protests on issues revolving around home mortgages and banks and was noted for adding both clarity and color to the Mayor and Council Meetings […]

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“We want wages supersized!!!” chant Tucson demonstrators

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN “Hold the burgers!”, “Hold the fries!”, “We want wages supersized!!!” chanted demonstrators at the McDonald’s on Speedway and Alvernon in Tucson yesterday. The demonstration was held in solidarity with protests all over the country against the obscenely low wages paid to McDonald’s workers and to fast food workers in general. By 12:30 […]

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Opposing S.744, The Senate’s “Immigration Reform” Bill

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN On Monday, June 24, the Senate voted to move forward with an immigration-reform package that includes extreme border militarization tied to an already onerous pathway to citizenship. Due to the devastating impacts that these provisions will have on border communities, future migrants, and the 4–5 million existing undocumented residents in the U.S. […]

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The story of Occupy Tucson reported in European press

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN [Ed. Note: This article contrasting two Occupy encampments on two different continents – Occupy Tucson and Occupy Prague – by Occupied Tucson Citizen working group member Greg Evans recently appeared in the Czech cultural-political journal A2. Below we present the English language version of the article.] A Tale of Two Occupys With […]

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