Occupy Updates

Imaga of Occupy poster: "We are the 99% -- We will not be ignored -- We stand in solidarity with Madrid, San Francisco, Madison, [and it lists many more cities]

A news digest of recent activities of the Occupy movement Occupy abolishes $4 million in other people’s student loan debt (CNN — September 17) Marking the third anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement, the group’s Strike Debt initiative announced Wednesday it has abolished $3.8 million worth of private student loan debt since January. It …

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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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Ignorance and Humility

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN There is a humility that is missing from our political discourse. Consider the reality of our fundamental ignorance. We fit a more or less incomplete sequence of past events into our understanding of and (mostly) assumptions about reality and possibility. We are overwhelmed with information. Our time and attention are limited, and …

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Third Print Edition of the OTC Hits the Streets!

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN The third 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 third of our series of irreverent profiles of Tucson’s One Percent, in this case Raytheon Missle …

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OCCUPY UNEDITED; The 4th and final installment of our series on the Occupy Movement

Occupy Congress protestors on January 17, 2012 hold a large yellow banner with black stencil-stylized text "OCCUPY WALL ST"

THE HOBO DISPATCH After waves of protest in other parts of the world, it all kicked off in the U.S. on Sept. 17, 2013 with Occupy Wall Street, which became ground zero for the movement. This final installment is just to present all our remaining photos and video footage of Occupy encampments and events. By …

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